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One parent traveling with children outside of country

Mar 8th, 2005, 02:49 PM
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Cassandra, LOL, don't feel bad. I have read numerous times that a lot of people in the US think (to the amazements of the residents of NM) that New Mexico is part of Mexico versus one of our 50 states. Hard to believe, but guess it is true.
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Mar 9th, 2005, 05:40 AM
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Even stupider because I've been to Santa Fe, and been in Arizona, too -- small comfort: people never seem to keep Charlotte and Charlottesville straight, sometimes even confusing them with Charleston -- can put Charleston in North Carolina, Charlotte in South Carolina. But in that case, at least there's some similarity of spelling.

No excuse for my brain-brown-out.
Mar 9th, 2005, 08:18 AM
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I know more details have been filed in since Laura147's original post. But I wanted to add that I travel 2-3 a year in and out of the US with my kids and have never had a problem. One ticket agent made a point of asking each of my kids fairly simple questions ("did you have a good vacation?"). When entering the US the immigration officer asked me where my husband was. I thought it was a strange question as I was entering the US not leaving! I told him that my husband was in London and then he wanted to know if my husband knew that I was travelling with the kids. I said yes. That was it. No documents asked for.
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Mar 9th, 2005, 04:12 PM
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As someone who has been on the same side as Laura, I certainly understand where her husband is coming from.

My husband and I were informed five days prior his ex wife was taking his two (at the time) underage daughters to London and wasn't going to tell us.

She did not have a letter of consent.

She did not check on the girls insurance which would NOT have covered them while they were traveling.

There were many other issues involved but the sheer rudeness of not bothering to tell us was the limits of being inconsiderate.

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