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    amor got a reaction from mywifesaid in How To Get Order Of Removal Waived / Daca Approved   
    I am in the process. My boyfriend and I got married and we're getting our case ready through an immigration attorney to go in front of a judge so they can make a decision on waiving my removal order.
     
    They'll tell you that in the eyes of the law, we are "criminals" so they won't care what we have to contribute. We are petitioning all the hardships my deportation would bring upon my husband, the American citizen. I would highly suggest you find a reputable immigration attorney. Mine is letting me pay in installments.
     
    Good luck! Feel free to PM me with any questions.
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    amor got a reaction from adol in Aim High!   
    Hey guys!
    I've been reading so many posts about the difficulties in finding a job and I just wanted to share my experience.
    Once I got my EAD, SSN and license, I decided I needed to start a CAREER. I had been lucky enough to have found a full time nannying position (paid cash) but now that I had been approved, I felt like I was finally allowed to break free and fly. I am done working 2-4 jobs and having no stability or reliability.
    I saved a little money and went to Target and bought a navy suit ($30 for pants, $25 for jacket) and a few blouses to be ready for interviews. I had nannying and restaurant jobs on my resume but I played up my customer service skills and experience and applied it to industries that had room for growth. I applied to all of the best hotels in my city for a front desk agent or reservations position and front desks at other companies including an insurance brokerage firm.
    It took 2 months of spending 9-5 a day applying, sending resumes and cover letters and following up via phone and email to every single submission until I finally landed my top choice. My top choice required a minimum of a bachelors degree, proficiency in word and excel and other more general skills. I never went to college and had nannying and restaurant jobs on my resume but I applied, emailed and called until I got a phone interview.
    Women: please read "Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office". It helped me SO MUCH. I faked it till I made it into that damn office LOL I knew NOTHING about insurance and bought a book course on excel. I've been working there for 3 weeks and every day feels like a dream. Full benefits, 401k... Everything that seemed so far away and almost impossible for so long.
    I really want to stress that you are all deserving of job security and positions that you've been waiting for all your life or at least the majority of it. AIM HIGH. Ignore requirements and sell yourself. If you know you could do a good job, get yourself in there. Rehearse over and over the best qualities about yourself and skills you have and say them confidently. This is your time to shine and make the best of what you have so don't sell yourself short.
    And be patient. Don't lose steam. I am lucky it only took me 2 months and a handful of "no's" but I was ready for the long haul. If I can help with resumes, cover letters, what to expect at a phone screening or in person interview, please feel free to email me: [email protected]
    I wish you all luck and hope you fight as hard as you always have cause we are one TOUGH GROUP!!!!!!!!!!! Oxoxox
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    amor got a reaction from adol in Aim High!   
    Hey guys!
    I've been reading so many posts about the difficulties in finding a job and I just wanted to share my experience.
    Once I got my EAD, SSN and license, I decided I needed to start a CAREER. I had been lucky enough to have found a full time nannying position (paid cash) but now that I had been approved, I felt like I was finally allowed to break free and fly. I am done working 2-4 jobs and having no stability or reliability.
    I saved a little money and went to Target and bought a navy suit ($30 for pants, $25 for jacket) and a few blouses to be ready for interviews. I had nannying and restaurant jobs on my resume but I played up my customer service skills and experience and applied it to industries that had room for growth. I applied to all of the best hotels in my city for a front desk agent or reservations position and front desks at other companies including an insurance brokerage firm.
    It took 2 months of spending 9-5 a day applying, sending resumes and cover letters and following up via phone and email to every single submission until I finally landed my top choice. My top choice required a minimum of a bachelors degree, proficiency in word and excel and other more general skills. I never went to college and had nannying and restaurant jobs on my resume but I applied, emailed and called until I got a phone interview.
    Women: please read "Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office". It helped me SO MUCH. I faked it till I made it into that damn office LOL I knew NOTHING about insurance and bought a book course on excel. I've been working there for 3 weeks and every day feels like a dream. Full benefits, 401k... Everything that seemed so far away and almost impossible for so long.
    I really want to stress that you are all deserving of job security and positions that you've been waiting for all your life or at least the majority of it. AIM HIGH. Ignore requirements and sell yourself. If you know you could do a good job, get yourself in there. Rehearse over and over the best qualities about yourself and skills you have and say them confidently. This is your time to shine and make the best of what you have so don't sell yourself short.
    And be patient. Don't lose steam. I am lucky it only took me 2 months and a handful of "no's" but I was ready for the long haul. If I can help with resumes, cover letters, what to expect at a phone screening or in person interview, please feel free to email me: [email protected]
    I wish you all luck and hope you fight as hard as you always have cause we are one TOUGH GROUP!!!!!!!!!!! Oxoxox
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    amor reacted to angela in Job Searching and more...   
    Hello Itzel. I don't really see a problem with putting your previous work experience. Your possible employers wouldn't go out of their way to get you in trouble for it. I have had a variety of jobs ranging from hostess, office assistant, retail, and the list goes on and on, and have always put my experience and even made it up in some occasions or exaggerated it. I think a few times they did care for experience, but not in general. Getting a customer service job in the end boils down to how you present yourself in the interview. By experience watching my bosses discussing whether to hire an applicant I heard them asking if the person seem happy/smiley/peppy enough. It seems ridiculous, but they just wanted someone that can keep a smile plastered on their face the hole day.
    So my advice is to not be afraid to put your previous experience if you have any.
    If you can't shake the worry of getting into trouble and don't want to put it anyways, it still shouldn't be a problem.
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    amor reacted to I.have.a.DREAM in Nothing Nothing.. :-(   
    If it is of any help I started reading books of how to sound better in an interview. As I was too shy I was being rejected from almost every job I was looking for, now thanks God I have a better than great job and I can assure you everytime I try to get a new job I go and show how freaking awesome I am. I know reading does not sound exciting but believe me it seriously helps.
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    amor reacted to Tonatiuh in Best Credit Cards To Apply For After Daca   
    Bank of America !!!!
    Put $300 to $500 down get a secure card with in 6 months your secure card will become a credit card nd you gonna get you $300 or $500 back !
    I only have 2 months left !!!! U guys should do it
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    amor got a reaction from stolenlacs in How Has Life Changed?   
    Ugh! Reading everyone's comments literally made me cry :') I am so incredibly happy for us... This is so wonderful and surreal that we have finally been unleashed!!!
    Congrats guys... Relish every feeling and memory!
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    amor reacted to Socrules7 in How Much Is Your Car Insurance?   
    I'm so buying a Bike
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    amor got a reaction from Socrules7 in How Much Is Your Car Insurance?   
    $106 a YEAR :-) motorcycle insurance with Progressive! ;-)
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    amor reacted to cheated in What Part Of Legal Immigration Don't You Understand?   
    Hi dreamers,
     
    This is a funny / interesting picture had found a while back online about legal immigration detailing the different pathways to citizenship. It was made a while back and was meant to address the annoying opponents of immigration who usually just say 'just get in line', as if it's a walk in the park.
     
    sorry it's a pdf file not a picture, but it's a pdf of an image
     
    http://reason.org/files/a87d1550853898a9b306ef458f116079.pdf
     
     
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    amor got a reaction from stolenlacs in How Has Life Changed?   
    Ugh! Reading everyone's comments literally made me cry :') I am so incredibly happy for us... This is so wonderful and surreal that we have finally been unleashed!!!
    Congrats guys... Relish every feeling and memory!
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    amor got a reaction from stolenlacs in How Has Life Changed?   
    Ugh! Reading everyone's comments literally made me cry :') I am so incredibly happy for us... This is so wonderful and surreal that we have finally been unleashed!!!
    Congrats guys... Relish every feeling and memory!
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    amor got a reaction from stolenlacs in How Has Life Changed?   
    Ugh! Reading everyone's comments literally made me cry :') I am so incredibly happy for us... This is so wonderful and surreal that we have finally been unleashed!!!
    Congrats guys... Relish every feeling and memory!
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    amor got a reaction from jane123jl in Check Your DACA Case Status   
    Aw, crap guys! My page froze on "Initial review"! Any techies know how to fix that?
    #waitingfordacahasmademementallyimpaired
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    amor reacted to Santi in Save The Date - Wed, Jul 10 - House To Discuss Imm. Reform   
     
    No worries - 
     
    It is redundant to say the least...
     
    It basically says what House Republicans have been stating since the Senate Bill passed...
     
    However, they will draft something...expect to be surprised around fall this year 
     
    BTW - a significant number of voting citizens are pro-reform. However, the most conservative don't want to see 'free amnesty...' meaning, they expect the #11Million to pay some sort 'fine,' in addition to back taxes on undeclared income.
     
    Let me throw in some numbers to get you excited:
     
    if the fine was $1,000 per undocumented immigrant:The government could potentially earn $11 Billion (11 thousand million) The average person earning ~$40,000/year would take approx. 275,000 years to amass this wealth (if salary is constant) It would take EVERY SINGLE AMERICAN (~315 million) to donate ~$35 bucks to get to that amountOr EVERY SINGLE CHINESE (Ex Hong Kong/Taiwan/Macau) to donate ~$8 to reach that amount Mind you, I am not factoring in taxes on past undeclared income  
    The way I see it, it will happen: the country will benefit strongly from it in the short term (fines + application fees = gov revenue), and the long term (income tax revenue, SS, Medicare) until we become eligible for citizenship and government benefits (which I don't believe in; personally, that is).
     
    Bottom line, Boehner will be like that pretty girl that plays hard to get...he will eventually give in LOL
     

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    amor got a reaction from Peedur in Save The Date - Wed, Jul 10 - House To Discuss Imm. Reform   
    Ditto. The republican house of reps have to vote on it first to see if it's going to even be brought to the floor. The internal meeting doesn't indicate if it will or won't, it just has to happen. Cross your fingers guys! This feels closer than ever.
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    amor reacted to Aled in !!!!!!!   
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    amor reacted to Aled in Save The Date - Wed, Jul 10 - House To Discuss Imm. Reform   
    ohhhh jebussss!!
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    amor reacted to Santi in Intial Review Interview Please Help!!!!!!!   
    Although these interviews happen, IMO they are not very common (first time I hear about this)...no need to worry...
    Like @weirdestperson said, collect your thoughts and the documents needed, take additional evidence, make sure you present yourself in professional attire and show the respect they deserve, be confident, and also ask how much longer...don't show them that you are nervous, because nervousness is a sign of weakness...look them straight in the eye, 'yes sir/ma'am, no sir/ma'am,' and everything will work out...
    At least you will be able to shed some light into the interview process, and you will be able to share it here for everyone to see...
    Also, prepare yourself...luck is for the unprepared...success is for the people that are prepared...and 'guerra avisada no mata soldado (forwarned war does not kill soldiers)'
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    amor reacted to Edwin in Class M & D Permits And Motorcycle Licensing! (Ma)   
    Wow, skydiving??! Let me know how that goes, i would love to do that!! And be careful in the motorcycle!!!
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    amor got a reaction from Aled in Class M & D Permits And Motorcycle Licensing! (Ma)   
    Hey guys! I haven't been on here in a while, I apologize but so much has happened and I wanted to share my experience with obtaining my permits and class M license (motorcycle license) in Massachusetts.
    Make sure you guys go through the list of acceptable forms of proof of identity, signature and residence when you go to the RMV. They didnt accept my proof of address so I had to go back another day!
    If you are getting your class M permit and you do not have a drivers license at all, get ready for the fees. $50 to issue EACH license, $30 for each permit, $15 for each road test... Grand total of $190.
    Took both permit tests (you are required to take class D if you want to take class M) and you must get 18 out of 25 questions right on each test. The questions are a mixture of common sense and alcohol, minors, penalties and street signs. It's pretty ridiculous, actually.
    Passed both easily! Signed up for a motorcycle course that when completed, you do not have to take the RMV road test as long as you pass. It's a 2-day, 15 hour course... 5 classroom hours, 10 driving hours. The owner sends the RMV your certificate of completion and the RMV mails you your license.
    The class I took was at Streetwise Cycle school in Hyde Park and I highly recommend it. The driving test at the end was difficult but I passed! I am seriously addicted to riding and I cannot wait to buy my bike.
    The only fun part.... Cause I have the best luck... The owner emailed me saying he tried to issue my license but the RMV said I have "outstanding obligations". I called the RMV and it turns out there is an "incident" in California tied to my name. Considering I've never driven OR been to the west coast, I'm confident it doesn't have anything to do with me but now I have to go in with proof of identity to resolve it LOL
    Nothing has come easy but I'm glad it has come at ALL! Tomorrow I will be going into the wonderful world of the RMV to prove I'm not a felon. Well... Not THAT kind, at least ;-)

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    amor reacted to lyssa in How Has Life Changed?   
    #1.. I agree with Rawf.. It was amazing to have the e-verify come back with a green light on being able to work!
     
    I have started working recently, not happy with hours, but beggers can't be choosers! & I get great benefits!
    Taking my dmv written test tomorrow, so I am hopeing I do good, so I can get my dl next!
    And having my babies ask for money for el paletero & actually having some....Preiceless!!
    Defeanetly more busy lately, but I wouldn't change a thing! Love it!!!!!     
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    amor reacted to Rawf in How Has Life Changed?   
    Everything has changed for me.
     
    From ID to Learners Permit to License, was able to open 3 credit card accounts and purchased a car using a loan with extremely low interest.
    Don't have the job of my dream, but I'm working on it.
     
    Being able to work legally is the most amazing thing ever.
     
    Getting e-verified and coming up clean and valid is a great feeling.
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    amor reacted to Godric in What Is Your Favorite Singer/rapper?   
    immortal technique
     
    he has a lot of knowledge and speaks for the oppressed
     
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdagSIa-UQ8
     
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOINSUWOqyo
     
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bURgTLHryrg