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Advice needed on working in the US ( I graduate in Engineering Management next year ) Advice needed on working in the US ( I graduate in Engineering Management next year )
13 - Listen to this podcast:

USA, CanadaKarolina_K - Aug 19, 2014
Monitor
Yesterday
I embrace the term "Polak" or "Pollack" in the US I embrace the term "Polak" or "Pollack" in the US
18 - Yes, Polish English teachers make a lot of pronunciation mistakes that I can spot now after moving to England....

USA, CanadaWariat - Dec 10, 2013
Wulkan
Aug 19, 2014
Polish TV in New York Polish TV in New York
2 - best way ... http tvpolsky.com/ just need a good, reliable internet connection

USA, CanadaKacperP - Jul 12, 2013
cab13guy
Aug 18, 2014
My Polish girlfriend is having the baby in Canada!  Health insurance and Visa advice please My Polish girlfriend is having the baby in Canada! Health insurance and Visa advice please
2 - Your girlfriend is ineligible for OHIP (or whatever province you're in) unless she has permanent resident status. You would need...

USA, CanadaSliwowka - Aug 14, 2014
kkaneff79
Aug 15, 2014
Polish Citizen, US legal resident, but no Polish Passport... Polish Citizen, US legal resident, but no Polish Passport...   2   3
66 - You might well be, provided that your grandparents (and parents) didn't take US citizenship before 1968. Yes.

USA, Canadamagdalenka - Jan 29, 2008
Harry
Aug 6, 2014
Resided in Poland for several years (looking back, my personal opinions.) Resided in Poland for several years (looking back, my personal opinions.)
2 - I can believe it.

USA, CanadaThe Big Daddy - Aug 5, 2014
Roger5
Aug 6, 2014
Best way to send tens of thousands of Canadian dollars (CDN) to Poland into PLN and EUR account Best way to send tens of thousands of Canadian dollars (CDN) to Poland into PLN and EUR account
5 - Have you looked at www.transferwise.com It looks interesting and may be an option. They say their fees are lowest.

USA, CanadaTonino - Jul 17, 2014
jon357
Aug 6, 2014
American family moving to Poland - looking for advice! American family moving to Poland - looking for advice!   2
41 - Thank you Harry - any info is valuable for us. Rustam

USA, Canadaanna77 - Apr 20, 2013
Rower1991
Aug 6, 2014
Only one county in the USA has more Polish-Americans than any other group! Only one county in the USA has more Polish-Americans than any other group!   2
38 - Large population of Poles in the suburbs of Detroit. The last thirty years though with the massive increase of Spanish...

USA, CanadaHarry - Oct 29, 2013
laslavic
Aug 6, 2014
Why do Americans (and Canadians) hate Polish people? Why do Americans (and Canadians) hate Polish people?   2   3   4   ...   6   7
207 - Where in America do Americans have a problem with Polish people? Nonsense. I've never ever been treated bad and my...

USA, Canadazetigrek - May 20, 2010
laslavic
Aug 6, 2014
Poles in America: How do you pronounce your Polish surname? Poles in America: How do you pronounce your Polish surname?   2
59 - Hi, I live in Poland, Cracow but most of my family lives in Chicago. Our family name is Ścióg. It is...

USA, CanadaPolonius3 - Jun 26, 2010
ksciog
Jul 27, 2014
New Jersey PolAm paper for sale! New Jersey PolAm paper for sale!
2 - The only place I recall seeing the newspaper is at the Polish church in Los Angeles

USA, CanadaPolonius3 - Jul 21, 2014
beckski
Jul 23, 2014
PolishAmericanReview's review of current events in America PolishAmericanReview's review of current events in America   2
47 - Kudos to www.PolishAmericanReview.com

USA, CanadaMediaWatch - Jul 19, 2013
MediaWatch
Jul 22, 2014
Can an American citizen who is not a citizen of Poland join the Polish Army? Can an American citizen who is not a citizen of Poland join the Polish Army?
11 - Don't ask. Don't tell.

USA, CanadaKobukowski - Nov 21, 2010
goodforce
Jul 14, 2014
Looking for a Polish Notary in South Florida Looking for a Polish Notary in South Florida
6 - Do you expect these documents to be presented in Poland as done by Polish notary ?

USA, Canadapytanie - Mar 4, 2014
Not - ary
Jul 13, 2014
Rodeo Ben the "Polish Cowboy" Rodeo Ben the "Polish Cowboy"
20 - tomtom01. I went to Ellwood for 2 years and my mother took me to Rodeo Ben's at Broad & Godfrey...

USA, Canadabeckski - Jul 2, 2012
billietoy
Jul 10, 2014
Polish people in Columbus, Ohio? Polish people in Columbus, Ohio?
27 - I am Polish and I moved to Columbus and lived there for one year about twenty three years ago. I escaped...

USA, CanadaDominika - Nov 20, 2007
Turbulencja
Jul 10, 2014
Grace Pianka case - Injustice to Polish Citizen Grace Pianka case - Injustice to Polish Citizen   2   3
65 - By the way, I am writing the above post as a question to the posting of aaaa???? Why not give...

USA, CanadaLachetta - Jul 21, 2010
mrhoefle3403
Jul 8, 2014
Renewal of Polish passport from the USA Renewal of Polish passport from the USA   2
34 - I dread these situations. I got a visa from the Polish consulate in L.A.. When I got to Poland, I found...

USA, Canadaslee - Nov 24, 2009
Szczerbaty
Jul 3, 2014
dual citizenship - US doesn't care if you don't give up Polish passport dual citizenship - US doesn't care if you don't give up Polish passport   2   3   4
107 - cool info on how good is your passport, strictly from the point of view of how many countries it will get...

USA, Canadaf stop - Mar 7, 2010
f stop
Jun 24, 2014
Where can i find Spirytus Rektyfikowany in the USA? Where can i find Spirytus Rektyfikowany in the USA?   2   3
75 - Deer Point Liquor 14921 deer Ridge Dr, SE Calgary, AB Canada $42.10 750ml

USA, Canadadragon - Mar 2, 2007
Chimba
Jun 11, 2014
Polish American Young Professionals Facebook Page - Search PAYP Polish American Young Professionals Facebook Page - Search PAYP
1 - Dear Sir/Madam I am writing on behalf of recruitment Company in Poland. Currently we are working on recruitment projects, searching...

USA, Canadamikeantczak - Apr 10, 2013
Goslawa
Jun 10, 2014
Polish community in Illinois Polish community in Illinois
2 - Used to be along the Northwest side (Milwaukee Ave.) but maybe they're more diffused now.

USA, Canadanothingface - Jun 8, 2014
Meathead
Jun 10, 2014
Filing for divorce (US guy with a Polish lady) Filing for divorce (US guy with a Polish lady)
4 - I won't argue - all points of views are welcomed.

USA, Canadamrhs2339 - Aug 2, 2013
Looker
Jun 9, 2014
US visa for business trips for a Polish professional living in the UK US visa for business trips for a Polish professional living in the UK
1 - You need Visa type B-1. It's Business Visa which is often combined with B-2 (Tourist) Visa. You must...

USA, CanadaMaccle - Aug 6, 2013
Looker
Jun 8, 2014
Live webcast this evening with ZUS (Polish Social Security) Live webcast this evening with ZUS (Polish Social Security)
1 - Read: waste polish tax-payers money. They are great in it. Maybe build another nice edifice - this time on the...

USA, CanadaNowyDziennik - Oct 3, 2013
kolec
Jun 4, 2014
Polish people in Kentucky? Polish people in Kentucky?
1 - Kentucky isn't very popular among Poles in the US (not sure why because it's a nice state and good weather). You...

USA, CanadaRadek123 - May 21, 2013
Krzak
Jun 4, 2014
Funny video of Chicago pole Funny video of Chicago pole
2 - This is TERRIBLE! Yuck, I feel sick now :/ It's scary hopeless! ok I need to calm down now...

USA, CanadaChicagoPolonia - Jun 15, 2012
kolec
Jun 4, 2014
Poles in Louisiana? Poles in Louisiana?
1 - The Polish community in the Louisiana state is almost not existent - there are fewest Poles among all the States (equally...

USA, CanadaPOLACK NATION - Feb 9, 2014
Looker
Jun 3, 2014
Is Maria still Kubińska in America? Is Maria still Kubińska in America?
1 - Even if there is one, she could Americanize her surname (definitely won't use the Polish letter ń ;)

USA, CanadaPolonius3 - Jan 5, 2010
wiadro
Jun 3, 2014
Sending packages from US to PL, cheapest alternative? Sending packages from US to PL, cheapest alternative?   2
36 - I use a great company who ships with Fedex and UPS and has very CHEAP pricing for all packages. They will...

USA, CanadaShaZam - Nov 18, 2008
jet19k
Jun 2, 2014
Cheap but reliable shipping company needed to ship items from Warsaw to the US Cheap but reliable shipping company needed to ship items from Warsaw to the US
1 - Polamerusa.com and Domashipping.com deal with shippings between the US and Poland; they probably do it two ways, you may contact them....

USA, Canadaaroundtheworld - Apr 11, 2014
Tlum
Jun 2, 2014
Polka Parade Television Show Polka Parade Television Show
28 - Yes, I remember my Dad watching it on TV in the early 60's. I was about 8 or 9 years old...

USA, Canadabeckski - Aug 5, 2011
LeeSimpson
May 31, 2014
Canadian to obtain D type polish visa, stay as a tourist up to 180 days Canadian to obtain D type polish visa, stay as a tourist up to 180 days
1 - Yes, it's possible: forummigracyjne.org/files/180/ulotka_wizy_en.pdf National visa may be extend by provincial governor (Wojewoda). He/she can only...

USA, Canadaantoine - Apr 26, 2014
Arts
May 29, 2014
Biker cop Wojciech Braszczok granted passport to visit Poland Biker cop Wojciech Braszczok granted passport to visit Poland
4 - At what point do you become an innocent bystander when you're involved with a crowd surrounding a vehicle for a minor...

USA, CanadaDont gag me yo - Apr 27, 2014
Research1st
May 23, 2014
June 2014 Polish Festival in Fall River, MA June 2014 Polish Festival in Fall River, MA
2 - I certainly will post this year's photos. If you would like to see some from previous years, please visit saintstansfestival.com....

USA, CanadaPaulinka100 - May 18, 2014
Paulinka100
May 20, 2014
A good polish restaurant in Michigan? A good polish restaurant in Michigan?
23 - Royal Eagle has not been there for YEARS (20?) - and polish food when there was upper class food - not...

USA, Canadachase5 - May 31, 2007
Frugal Polack
May 9, 2014
Polish women are not to be trusted! They are out to get American men just for money. Polish women are not to be trusted! They are out to get American men just for money.   2   3
69 - O hajde mala, Pitaj oca, Bi li smjela, Ljubit Crnogorca? ;)...

USA, CanadaHolly5 - Apr 14, 2011
Crnogorac3
May 2, 2014
Polish bar the best in the USA Polish bar the best in the USA
13 - Nye's Polonaise in Minneapolis is a great place. It's been years since I've been there and I can't imagine the band...

USA, Canadapgtx - Jun 9, 2010
Szczerbaty
Apr 26, 2014
Employment prospects in Poland and USA with a Computer Science Degree from a Polish university? Employment prospects in Poland and USA with a Computer Science Degree from a Polish university?
18 - Glad to have been of service! This is indeed a great forum! Good luck!

USA, Canadafallenpillow - Apr 21, 2014
DominicB
Apr 24, 2014
What is Canadian culture? What is Canadian culture?   2   3   4   ...   10   11
326 - Canada is wonderful, if you have a government job and like a quiet life.

USA, Canadakondzior - Aug 5, 2012
gucio
Apr 21, 2014
Marriage laws: dual citizenship (Polish and US) preparing to get married to an American. Marriage laws: dual citizenship (Polish and US) preparing to get married to an American.   2   3
67 - I'd do the civil marriage in US, will be a lot easier for your bf (and you) as only...

USA, Canadaduckieaga - Mar 26, 2006
Gaucho
Apr 17, 2014
A Polish-American of Polish-born grandparents, born in the US, moving to Poland. Questions A Polish-American of Polish-born grandparents, born in the US, moving to Poland. Questions
20 - congrats. Wise choice

USA, Canadavalpomike - Feb 26, 2012
Crow
Apr 16, 2014
Are there any Polish people in Florida? Are there any Polish people in Florida?   2   3   4   ...   9   10
275 - Hello, we are planning to move to Boynton Beach area from Chicago. We are in mid 30 born and raised in...

USA, Canadanbzk - Apr 27, 2007
AnetaK
Apr 9, 2014
Polish Language Newspapers available in the US Polish Language Newspapers available in the US
16 - Polonius, "Nowy Dziennik" has long since moved to Garfield, NJ (along with their great, convenient bookstore). Other than that, an exhaustive...

USA, CanadaTamara - May 31, 2008
Wlodzimierz
Apr 7, 2014
Russian women hate us? Russian women hate us?
8 - No

USA, CanadaMaciek29 - Apr 5, 2014
Wulkan
Apr 6, 2014
What is the procedure for working in Canada as a Poland's national? What is the procedure for working in Canada as a Poland's national?
1 - Read this AMA: m-sie-do-toronto-kanada/ I think you could come as a tourist and search for the company which...

USA, CanadaBuggsy - Apr 2, 2014
Monitor
Apr 2, 2014
Question regarding a B2 Visa for my Polish Girlfriend to visit USA Question regarding a B2 Visa for my Polish Girlfriend to visit USA
4 - It's a full time contract (40 hours a week) paid hourly from 2012 through 2017.

USA, CanadaUBigBobby - Mar 25, 2014
UBigBobby
Mar 30, 2014
I am looking for a Polish Tutor in Dallas I am looking for a Polish Tutor in Dallas
3 - I am unable to get to the website, is there an email address I may use to contact you?

USA, Canadaelliottrejo - Nov 15, 2013
elliottrejo
Mar 25, 2014
Sign petition to allow Polish citizens to visit the USA without a visa Sign petition to allow Polish citizens to visit the USA without a visa   2   3   4
108 - Neither the White House nor the State Department has nothing to do with deciding the matter, so you're just...

USA, CanadaCrispus - Nov 16, 2012
DominicB
Mar 24, 2014
Well Wishes for PLK (a Polish victim of burglary/assault in Indianapolis area) Well Wishes for PLK (a Polish victim of burglary/assault in Indianapolis area)   2   3   4   ...   7   8
221 - I doubt he will be back here with people like delphiandomine telling him that he was milking his accident, the...

USA, CanadaRanj - Dec 27, 2009
Wroclaw Boy
Mar 22, 2014
Is USA safe for Poles to live there, considering agressive USA politics in the world ? Is USA safe for Poles to live there, considering agressive USA politics in the world ?
7 - Something interesting while yes the U.S ranks 92 with a 6.5 chance of dying of a violence attack for every...

USA, CanadaCrow - Mar 5, 2014
boredperson
Mar 22, 2014
Is it possible to send chocolates for Easter from USA to Wroclaw? Is it possible to send chocolates for Easter from USA to Wroclaw?
1 - Customs regulations, you mean? Or do you mean something like Interflora but for chocolates? If the latter: I don't...

USA, CanadaUSAGirl - Mar 19, 2014
InWroclaw
Mar 19, 2014
Living 16+ years in the US. Is moving back to Poland a good idea? Living 16+ years in the US. Is moving back to Poland a good idea?
13 - Also keep in mind that smaller cities, while hard for a non-Polish speaking expat, could be quite enjoyable for...

USA, CanadaIZA - Jul 18, 2013
Cardno85
Mar 14, 2014
Suggestions on how I can learn Polish? ( I live in Santa Cruz, but no Polish community in the area ) Suggestions on how I can learn Polish? ( I live in Santa Cruz, but no Polish community in the area )
7 - Hi, I am native polish and if you want I can help you with learning polish and you could help...

USA, CanadaZalupix - Jan 26, 2014
agata0102
Mar 13, 2014
Polish people in Alaska Polish people in Alaska   2
39 - I'm in Fairbanks and speak Polish. I am at UAF and there is one other kid that is from Anchorage...

USA, CanadaStillborn - May 12, 2006
mikeeepl12
Mar 11, 2014
Any Poles in Dallas Texas! Any Poles in Dallas Texas!   2
53 - I live in the Keller area of North Texas and love it here. Great schools and there are a bunch if...

USA, CanadaGezza - Feb 28, 2008
kozicki4
Feb 28, 2014
Fly from Canada on Polish Passport for longer than 5 month stay? Fly from Canada on Polish Passport for longer than 5 month stay?
1 - A few years ago my son flew back to Canada for the summer. He also holds both passports. The...

USA, Canadajackrpmme - Feb 24, 2014
Klo
Feb 26, 2014
Looking for a Polish language tutor in Montreal. Looking for a Polish language tutor in Montreal.
NEW - Hi, my name is Keely. I am looking for someone to help me learn Polish in Montreal! You can find...

USA, CanadaKeysoos - Feb 16, 2014
Looking for Polish beer in the United States Looking for Polish beer in the United States   2
36 - Apparently the brand has been 'reanimated' (with a different logo). Sadly the results are less than impressive: http://www.ratebeer.com/beer/krakus/6559/

USA, CanadaStosh - Apr 6, 2011
Harry
Feb 11, 2014


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