Posted by Izmayil Bound on August 09, 2003 at 07:10:44:
In Reply to: Re: Treatment of Former UA Citizens Upon Entry posted by Former Soviet citizen. on August 08, 2003 at 23:50:32:
Define "properly". She came here in 1996 for a 1-year program, we met and married near the end of that time. We visited home in December 98 and she replaced her Soviet-style Zagrand passport and internal passport while there (ka-CHING! $$$$$), although nothing was said by OVIR about the PMZh stamp then and none was entered in her papers. It was discussed that she was married and intended to live abroad permanently. Leaving through Odessa at the end of that trip was a little problematic but we did get out. We've been through the greencard wait, stood in line at 5:00a at the local INS office several times, and she was naturalized as a USC last October. And no, she never registered with the Embassy in DC (we live in nearby Virginia and she works in DC). We agreed that there was no purpose to it and might only give UA authorities information they really had no need for and might possibly be used to her disadvantage.
So being that she will be traveling as an American and not presenting any indication of her former status, how might her former activities (proper or not) affect anything other than perhaps as a target of opportunity for the thugs-in-green-hats at the airport? Certainly they'll have no details of what did or didn't happen on her way out of the country last time, other than by her speaking like a native (which she is).
: Did she properly quit UA citizenship?
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