Category Archives: Permanent Residency Process

“Am I Black or White?”

August 19th–I was sitting at my laptop when Elanor came over, dressed in her gymnastics uniform.  I glanced up, half hoping I could finish my tweet or my facebook comment–or whatever it was I was doing–before she was ready to … Continue reading

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You’ve gotten your PR letter–now what?

Some quick background.  We applied for permanent residency in Singapore in December, and received our notice that we had been granted PR last week. Now what happens? If you get approved for PR, you get an in-principle approval letter that … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Our PR Answer

I’ll be posting more about  this another day.   I’d also like to say thank you for all the support my post “And Tango Makes a Banned Book” has received.  I’m humbled. Rhi has been sick since Saturday so apart … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Oh blog, how I’ve missed you so! If you follow me on facebook, you know that my hard drive crashed not long after I got back from Cambodia.  But it is fixed and I am back, so all is well … Continue reading

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Waiting for PR…

It was difficult to hear that it would take at least four months to get an answer on our PR application.  I talk a good game, but it was a rough 4 months waiting for April to finally roll around. … Continue reading

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Assimilation: Applying for PR

On Dec 2, 2013 Ravi and I did something that we had spent countless hours debating–we applied for PR (Permanent Resident) status. 2010–15 month old Elanor.  An aunty had given the oranges to her on the MRT.  I’d said thank … Continue reading

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