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Vet Wants Tro Move To Mexico 100%sc +smc


Bound4heaven

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Greetungs,

The vet I have been helping has made up his made up his mind to move to mexico. He's 71 and is 100% sc with SMC. His brother lives there and says life is cheap and has a place for him. The question is how will the RO see this? and what if they ever require an exam from him?

Can he get his direct deposit changed to a mexican bank? Thank you for your help in this matter. God bless.

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My Brother lives in Mexico cause its cheap and his money is enough for him to live alright. He has his Direct Deposit to a US Bank and he uses the debit and Visa Credit Card in Mexico.

He is living on Pensionisa Papers which allowed him to import a car and also Household Goods with no import taxes or duties. I suggest that your Vet starts out using Tourist Papers they are free and he can stay for up to 6 months at a time.

If he has family there already he will also have pretty cheap rent and food is still pretty inexpensive especially if he does not eat out.

I think that he can transfer to Houston RO but at his age they will not be giving him any more C&P's is my guess. Besides the mileage would be pretty good if they did. Houston RO handles Mexico and he can also visit the consulate. The VA will also pay for treatment of anything Service Connected.

Most Americans who live in Mexico usually buy Health Insurance which is pretty cheap compared to US prices.

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Dear Pete,

Thank you very much. I appriciate your response. Can he apply for citizenship? He says he doesn't want to ever come back to the US. He told me it is not the country he got disabled for and lost 15 good friends. I just want to try to help him and give him correct information. He wante to sell his modest home as his wife died many years ago and his sons don't come around.

Thank you and God bless.

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Bound,

He is 71 years old,his 100% probably is PT,so he wantn't have to worry about another examination.I don't know anything about Mexican banks,but if he can get direct deposit there and thats what he want RO shouldn't have a problem with that because it his money.

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Bound,

He is 71 years old,his 100% probably is PT,so he wantn't have to worry about another examination.I don't know anything about Mexican banks,but if he can get direct deposit there and thats what he want RO shouldn't have a problem with that because it his money.

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Bound,

He is 71 years old,his 100% probably is PT,so he wantn't have to worry about another examination.I don't know anything about Mexican banks,but if he can get direct deposit there and thats what he want RO shouldn't have a problem with that because it his money.

mobie

I agree with Mobie, it is his money, just get direct deposit but I would stay away from not wanting his citizenship. You renounce your citizenship and you will be in deep waters. Just get direct deposit and be happy with that.

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He can apply for Pensioner or Pensionista. It costs 134 every year and after 5 years they will allow him to apply for citizenship. As a Pensionista he can import domestic goods including a car for free. This is a big advantage cause cars cost about double in Mexico.

I also said my brother who is doing this uses Compass Bank in US and so far no trouble.

He can also keep his American Citizenship and get Mexican many Americans do that.

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You can still drive to Mexico without a Passport but he would have to have one to come back in 2008. He should go ahead and get the Passport.

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Uhaul is pretty cheap or he could do like they do drive to Texas get out and run like hell across the border - nah just kidding. He should not have any problem. However, I would never put my money in a foreign bank. Use a US bank, one close to the border. His check card will be accepted at any foreign ATM and about 90 percent of the business folk in Mexico accept Visa (check cards). With fambly there he should be able to live like a king on the generous amount of funds provided by the Veterans Administration. Tell him to look out though - if Bush or the communist duo, Dole/Shaalaaaaaaa get their way no telling what may happen. Knowing them they will try to make this stoppage of VA funds at age 65 retroactive all the way back to the civil war with a clause that if the vet has passed his estate which has been passed down thru the generations will be responsible for the back payment hahahahahaha.

PS tell him good luck. I am truly sorry that he feels he has to leave such a wonderful country that he fought for without any second thoughts. Tell him it is not the country - its these damn bathroom sexual hound dogs and drunk driving lady killers that call themselves the elite class. I pray every night that somehow, someway about 98 percent of them will be removed from office so we can start all over again. That is the only way this country is going to be fixed!!!!! The founding fathers of this great nation turn in their graves nightly due to the antics of these drunken, cheating, criminal self proclaim elites who have taken their place. One of these days when the muslims are raping their wives and grandchildren or the mexican criminals they have allowed to come into this country begin killing their loved ones they will come to their senses and see what they, yes THEY have done to this great nation.

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The whole question of moving out of the USA to a cheaper country is making more sense to me all the time. I admit it would be a big step and nothing to do without much thought and research. I have relatives in Ireland but that is not cheaper than the USA and it is cold. I think many retirees see going to Costa Rica or some place like that as a living the high life with maids and cooks while in the midst of poverty. I don't like that idea. I don't want to live behind a steel gate surrounded by desparate poor just so someone else can clean up after me.

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Greetings,

The vet told me me his brother has a very nice place there in central mexico along the coast. 4 bedroom 3800sf with seperate maid quarters with a gated entrance and paid $252,000.00 for it I saw pictures of it it is a buetiful home with a outdoor pool in the center of the home all tile and granit and marble it blew me away.

He said the major airport is less the 30 min. He would live less then 10 min to a modern medical center and a varity of places to go eat and go to church.

He said his brother told him he can purchase mexican health insurance for $300.00 per year. I informed him we need to find out how his VA medical benefits will work there.

He has his bank accounts with bank of America in San Diego aleday set up with direct depisit and they are sending him his bank cards today. He hired a lawyer to sell his home here. He paid a service in mexico $500.00 and they take care of all necessary paperwork and legal issues in regards to mexico and they handle everything to updating his papers yearly.

It sounds like a good move for him and for anyone who wants a nice home for about 1/4 what you would pay in the states. God bless him. Thank you all.

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