[thechat] moving to the USA

Hugh Blair hblair at hotfootmail.com
Thu Sep 26 14:52:01 CDT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of javier velascohey evolters:
> my wife has recently won a Fulbright grant for a PhD in Conservation
> Biology.

FABULOUS. Congratulations to her.
> I've recently read that to have a proper job in the US, one
> requires to have a SSN, is this right? ho hard it os to obtain it?
> would i need to get one?

Yes, you need one. Free. Check here:

> We still don't know our exact destination, but the
> possibilities are San
> Francisco, Seattle or Gainesville (FL). As soon as I know where I'll
> land, i'll start reaserching for schools or potential
> employers (or even before that)

I'm sure if you want, many folks can give you opinions of any of these
places. Or we could -not- bug you and let you do your own research.
Will the place depend on her acceptance to a certain school?

And keep us up-to-date,


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