Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Badges

Check out our country and city guides at www.wordtravels.com

Alethia

About

Username
Alethia
Joined
Visits
2,167
Last Active
Roles
Expert Administrator
Points
334
Badges
16

Activity

  • Alethia earned the Third Anniversary badge.
    Thanks for sticking with us for 3 years.
    May 8
  • Lesley
    I'm not sure we can do anyone but this Guerradios has opened a thread purporting to help foreign women marry Tunisian men. Knowing that he is a scammer (well we both know that) should his thread be allowed or should it be closed down?
    February 21
  • Alethia earned the 100 Likes badge.
    You received 100 Likes. When you're liked this much, you'll be an MVP in no time!
    January 8
  • Alethia earned the 2500 Comments badge.
    Another day, another comment, another badge.
    October 2015
  • Alethia and drasob earned the Name Dropper badge.
    Mentioning someone in a discussion (like this: @Name) is a great way to encourage dialog and let them know who you’re talking to.
    September 2015
  • Alethia earned the 25 Agrees badge.
    You received 25 Agrees. You're posting some good content. Great!
    August 2015
  • Alethia earned the Second Anniversary badge.
    Thanks for sticking with us for 2 years.
    May 2015
  • Alethia earned the 25 Likes badge.
    You received 25 Likes. You're posting some good content. Great!
    April 2015
  • Alethia earned the 5 LOLs badge.
    You received 5 LOLs. We like that.
    April 2015
  • Lesley
    More than welcome!
    March 2015
  • Lesley
    Hi Alethia - I see what you mean re Noura. Have commented and hope it helps. Have a great weekend
    February 2015
  • Alethia earned the 5 Agrees badge.
    You received 5 Agrees. We like that.
    February 2015
  • Alethia earned the 5 Likes badge.
    You received 5 Likes. We like that.
    January 2015
  • Getting this far requires gumption, something you have in spades.
    January 2015
  • Alethia earned the 500 Comments badge.
    Settled in, saw the sights, learned the territory, and most importantly: gave back.
    January 2015
  • Caramia
    Hi Althea, just to let you know that the Marriage to Foreigners Act 1906 was repealed on 11/12/2014 and that the Registry Office are no longer able to issue the CNI as they did in the past. The Registry Offices only became aware of this today, via email, and informed me that the FCO was now dealing with the CNIs. The FCO knew nothing about this. After having spoken to the Registrar General, it is now apparent that the Registry Office can issue a lex loci informal CNI and they will strike through the lex loci informal part, by hand, and initial it. This is more than a little worrying as I am not sure if TNCs will except a document with a strike through. I can see this causing the most enormous amount of problems, especially if British Consulates/Embassies are no longer translating the "CNI" or endorsing their validity. I would appreciate your expert comment on the situation and a possible way around the problem. Many thanks.
    January 2015
  • johndo184
    Hi Alethia. My girlfriend has overstayed in Namibia for 10 months now. She is a South African citizen. what advice can you give us. she actually wants to stay with me in Namibia and we want to get married. but they say that she cant get an extension as her overstay is too long. Im scared that if she returns to the Namibian border (to exit) that they might not let her leave and arrest her. It seems that fines are not enough,, theres some prosecution expected. pls advice
    December 2014
  • concerned
    Does anyone know of a Visa Form for a job as an Au Pair to a UK family that requires a BTA (British Travel Allowance) ? = MoneyGram. Any chance it can be legitimate ? a UK resident is offering me a job with a nice contract as an Au Pair for his 3 year old daughter which we found on an internet site "Great Au Pairs" and he says over Skype that I can send him my copy Passport, Application for a UK work Visa which he will pay for and sort out and of course a copy of a GBP 900 MoneyGram made out in my name so I have money to live on for my first month in the UK ... I would love it to be true but am sceptical ...
    December 2014
  • sinpamal
    Hello Alethia can you, respect your self what is wrong with you. its a personal problem or you just want to damage my job.? kindly respect your self.
    December 2014
  • jeetu55
    i read you comments with different people really i must thank you and you are taking it very seriously and try to solve there problems.
    December 2014
  • CheersTerry
    Alethia, do you know the mods on this forum? With the avalanche of spam over the past few days and it being completely ignored it's like the mods have abandoned the forum. It's almost unusable now... Cheers, Terry
    December 2014
  • blah
    Cheers Alethia, Do you know what visa I apply for if I want to stay in Portugal for 6mo-1 year independently? I am a US citizen. Thank you!, xx
    December 2014
  • sara1088
    Hi alethia can you check my discussion about marriage in turkey thanks.
    December 2014
  • suuvayaw
    My main concern is the expired visa.he said that he can't 're applie or renew his visa and that makes me really wonder why he can't do it. Is he now illegal sense his visa expired ,can we still marrie,will I get introuble for marrying him, I want to love him as well as help him but not if it's going to cause me trouble, pain,or suffering
    November 2014
  • suuvayaw
    Yes I have met him,we have spent a lot of time together.we share mutual friends, that's how we met.but I want to make sure that if I was to married him,will it make thing hard for me. What could happen .I don't want to married if it's going to cause me a lot of stress because of his status
    November 2014
  • Laila4
    Hello please can you help me!! I am from England and have been married to a Tunisian for 13 years We have two children which are both in my name He wants a divorce which is no problem but I want to ask you He wants my sons birth certificate for the divorce. But his name is not on it it's only mine so does he still need this ?? Please let me know
    November 2014
  • xena1772
    iam in usa michigan xena
    November 2014
    • mariaohle
      mariaohle
      Hi alethia i want to ask you if a tourist in pakistan can send money to philippines ? please is iy legal without if his not a resident in pakistan ?
    • ARIFAYO
      ARIFAYO
      I am a chief ifa priest from nigeria am in this site to help many people with spiritual healing
  • selita87
    Hey Alethia, im an american from california, but im currently living in london. i dont have a visa nor national insurance and i cant find work or get any type of help. i live with a close friend of mine she works but were on really realy tight budget. any who i dont want to go back to america but my passport says i can only stay for 6 months. what can i do?
    November 2014
  • suuvayaw
    Hi Alethia I been daiting a man from nigeria for a few month.he live in the US, I also live(born) in the US .he told me he was once married but divorced. His visa expired about a year ago. He also asked me to married him so he can work to support me and stay in the US. He claims he never applied for anything when he was married before but now he thinks that if I married him he will get his (SS) right away and start work. I'm not working. He is not working,I don't know what miracles he believes is going to happen right away,But none of what he is telling me adds up. Other than that fact that something doesn't seem or feel right to me.we also have 2 different religious beliefs in which I will not convert but I can't Marie unless he concerts to be with Me.this is way to much to handle.plz help me to understand how this visa thing works,how the story sounds to u, if he can still get married to anyone with an expired visa and plz b as raw and as tough with your words I can handle advice
    November 2014
  • ztan
    hi Alethia, its me again Ztan, may i ask your views and knowledge again about this pls.. my husband who is a filipino is already in germany with schengen visa and he wants to come here in the uk for 2-3weeks only to visit me. my status here in uk is unstable as my appeal for judicial review is refused, i just received the letter from home office last week and will see my solicitor to discuss what else can we do to go further to. my problem now is, will my husband's application be affected by this? you advised us to apply for general visit visa instead of family visit visa. the thing is we have the form now but there is a space there which asks about family/ spouse. and where they live..and if in uk what is their status... how will my status affect this application alethia? hope to hear from u soon..thank you so much alethia.
    November 2014