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Visa approvals

Discussion in 'ProgPower USA' started by Harvester, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. Harvester

    Harvester The Promoter

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    After last year's debacle, I thought a few people would be interested to know what is going on this time around....

    We applied for 9 total visas this year (with the remaining ones taken care of by the bands themselves). All 9 visa applications have been approved by the UCIS. That is the MAJOR piece of the application process (and where we got screwed last year).

    The rest of the process is now in the hands of the bands themselves as they obtain the actual visa stamps upon completion of their interviews at their respective consuls. I expect absolutely no problems with that.

    I want to take this moment to recognize Marc "The Visa Guy" Gessford for his outstanding and dedicated work this year. Take a bow, Marc. You deserve it.
     
  2. Debbie Schnell

    Debbie Schnell Supreme Goddess

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    WooHoo! Way to go Visa guy!!! :D :headbang:
     
  3. VenomGA

    VenomGA At War With Stan

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    great news!!!!!!
     
  4. Tess

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    Great news! I know that is no easy feat! Good job, visa dude.
     
  5. GoRillaBoy76

    GoRillaBoy76 you can call me RRrrr!!

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    thank you Visa guy.:worship:
     
  6. Bobby Williamson

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    I know the VISA process well, and to hear that you got 9 approved
    without any headache is quite the accomplishment!
     
  7. nailz

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    That is even more good news regarding this year. Congrats Glenn, take a bow yourself, news like this after the past few years in this department, you deserve it too.

    Marc: You're the man!
     
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    Way to go visa dude! One step closer to seeing NR finally!!
     
  9. DADRocks

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    Yes!!!!!! Bring on Oceans of Sadness!!!!!!
     
  10. evilernie667

    evilernie667 New Metal Member

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    Great news and great work of the visa guy. \m/(-_-)\m/
     
  11. Dragongrrrl

    Dragongrrrl Mistress Sassmuffin

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    Best news I've heard all day! VERY glad to hear this...Marc you are THE MAN! :worship:
     
  12. OrbWeaver

    OrbWeaver BECAUSE FALCONER

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    Woo! Great news! Thank you, Visa Guy Marc! :)
     
  13. TychoCelchu

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    Great news and props for the hard work involved. I refrained from posting about this before but this was actually the exact reason I hadn't yet bought my ticket for this year's show: I was waiting to see what unexpected lineup issues developed (most likely from Visa problems). Let's hope the band-handled ones go similarly. So Glenn's made (at least) one more ticket sale by posting this.
     
  14. Diamond45

    Diamond45 Terminate Bad Music

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    Marc: I'll personally buy you a drink! You the man!

    Seriously - Kudos on a job well done for everyone involved. I'm sure that Glenn can sigh some relief.
     
  15. imaskinbeater

    imaskinbeater clinically insane drumnut

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    That's awesome news Glenn! We always have that worry in the back of our minds. Big props to you, Marc and all of those involved :worship: :headbang:
     
  16. OzzysGirl01

    OzzysGirl01 Ozzy Freak

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    Great Job !
     
  17. Purveyor Of Evil

    Purveyor Of Evil Heavy Metal, INC.

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    Mad props to Marc!
     
  18. J-Dubya 777

    J-Dubya 777 It NEVER ends

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    Marc rules, and is a stand up dude! :headbang:
     
  19. compurocker

    compurocker rocking out

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    Awesome news. Thanks Marc and Glenn!
     
  20. J-Man

    J-Man Old as Yoda

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    Awesome news, way to go Marc!!!
     

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