May 2012

NFL Game Pass

Get access to all the excitement of American football with NFL Game Pass - watch games live online and on-demand and on certain smart-phone and tablet devices. 

NFL Game Pass is a premium digital subscription product that offers full-game online video streaming in HD to NFL fans outside of North America, live and archived. NFL fans are able to watch the US broadcast network television production (CBS, NBC, Fox, ESPN and NFL Network) of all regular season and postseason games online. 

What if my husband, wife or spouse cannot attend the visa appointment with me?

If your spouse cannot/does not attend your visa appointment with you, they must write a letter in support of your application. The spouse support letter should be clear and concise, stating all of the necessary information for the visa, without lengthy or confusing rambling. It would also be wise to include a list of the evidence and documents you're sending. There is a good example of a spousal visa support letter in the internet archive (past copies of websites which may no longer exist) of...

Bringing Up Brits

Bringing Up Brits is a book about life as an expat parent raising British children in Britain. This book shows what life is like for an American mother raising children in Britain today.

Event: Free Online American Expat Tax Seminar - 30 May 2012

Diane from joined us to answer the most common questions about American expat tax obligations. Watch the full session on YouTube.

Boutique de Noel - London Christmas Shopping Fair


14 November, 2012 - 18:00
Shop for a cause at the Junior League of London’s annual fundraiser, Boutique de Noel, a two day Christmas event in the heart of Kensington and Chelsea, on 14th to 15th November 2012.



Glasgow Get-together


26 July, 2012 - 19:00
Glasgow get-together of UK-Yankee forum members Venue: The Pot Still (on Hope St between West Regent St and West George St). Come along and meet up with some of your fellow Glasgow/Scotland based forum contributors



American Goodies

- American Sweets, American Soda and American Groceries in the UK American Goodies is a UK based online store which sells American Food and Drink in the UK. With a very cool website and the cheapest price around, check us out!

(How) Can I Move to the UK?

The UK has strict rules about immigration and visa procedures, much like many other countries. Whether you can move to the UK depends on if you qualify for one of the possible UK Visas:
  • do you have an ancestral right?
  • do you have family, spouse or fiancé in the UK?
  • do you have a job offer in the UK?
  • do you wish to study in the UK?
  • are you wealthy?
  • are you starting a business that will employ others?
If you answered "yes" to...

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