After many months of waiting, at the end of June I finally became an American citizen! It still hasn’t quite sunk in that I’m American, and I have a lot of work to do on my accent, but we are happy that we will be able to come and go freely from the US for the rest of our lives without worrying about visas and residence permits.
2010 has been a year of transition for us, spending time on three continents, saying goodbye to some friends and family and being reunited with others. Here are a few photos to tell our story of 2010…
After 9 months of waiting for my US visa, it finally came and we boarded the plane last week headed for Portland, Oregon. We’re grateful that the flight was uneventful, and that the immigration procedure went well! I now have a stamp in my passport which acts as a temporary green card (for US residency) and should get the permanent card within the next few months.
One day the whole world will be united in God’s perfect kingdom. Until that time we have immigration laws, visas and residence permits. After over 3 years Laura finally received her UK citizenship back in April, which means that she is now British and can come and go from the UK whenever she likes!
OK, well it’s not quite summer yet, but the last few days have finally felt like spring after a looong and often white winter here in southern England! We actually missed the heaviest snow when we were in the US, but for the first few weeks we were back it felt like it snowed more […]