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      Question Move to Tulsa,Oklahoma possible?

      Hey everyone,
      I'm new to this site but could use some help/ general information.

      I recently met the girl of my dreams on-line. We've been talking for months and finally the discussion of meeting up arose. I'm 18, haven't really worked before apart from a few voluntary positions and am currently on government benefits. Would it be possibly for me to move over there and live with her? I plan to get into work as soon as possible but am i just chasing shadows? I've been reading up and the work sponsorship seems the best way to emigrate.

      Any help will be appreciated greatly. ~Ronny.
      ~Any help on moving to America to be with a new-found love would be highly appreciated~

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      Hi Ronny,

      At your age, without a degree, not working.... your only option is to marry her. Even if you do go down that route she will have to sponsor you and be earning enough money to support you both. You will also find it extremely hard to get a job in the US as they are very much degree driven. There is the option of going over there to study (for a degree) but then you would need the funds to do so ($10,000's) and you are not allowed to work in the first year and only on campus for a restricted number of hours until the end of your course...this also won't lead to living permanently in the US.

      Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but the US is the hardest country to emigrate too!
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      Thanks for the info. Good or bad its still useful.
      I've been looking into work sponsorships some more.
      Looking at speaking to a few major employers like Jagex / Microsoft.
      I have some IT qualifications and they're based in the UK and US.
      So if i managed to get a sponsorship from one, plain sailing...I hope.

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      Without a degree or a minimum of 12 yrs progressive work experience you don't qualify for a work visa :(

      If you look at as a long term plan (not easy when it's your loved one in another country!), you can either get a degree, I.T. is a great area to get a degree in as a lot of the work visas go to people in the I.T. industry, make sure you stand out from the crowd with something unique to offer, my husband specialises in an area of I.T. which few people do so it meant coming by a job and company who would sponsor him slightly easier.. ;)

      OR get yourself a job with a company who have offices in both the UK and US, work your way up to a high end job and 'hopefully' an opportunity to transfer to the US 'may' come up.

      TBH the first option of a degree is probably your quicker route...

      HTH and good luck!