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How to legally leave the USA

Have you ever thought about getting out of the USA for good? Maybe to find a place to live where you are not a slave for the government and really start living? Lately I have been feeling that way quiet often. At first my husband and I thought that maybe we could sell our almost-paid-off home in Florida, buy about 20 acres in West Texas, Arkansas, or Alaska and pocket about $150,000 while I work on Saturday and Sundays as a nurse in the nearest city and live happily ever after. Lately I have been looking into other options. I speak a few different languages and I have beautiful pinewood skin, I think that I could fit in well in a 3rd world country. In order to legally leave the USA a person will need to:

1. Go to the Health department and get all immunizations.

2. Get the government forms you need to get a US Passport and start the application process. You can get a passport application at a US post office.

3. Follow the instructions on pages one and two. Print (if you downloaded) and complete page three and print (if you downloaded) and read page four. If printing, note this advice from the government: "The forms...must be printed in black print on white paper. The paper must be 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, with no holes or perforations, at least medium (20 lb.) weight, and with a matte surface. Thermal paper, dye-sublimation paper, special inkjet paper, and other shiny papers are not acceptable."  What a bunch of mess!

4. Gather proof of US citizenship

5. Be prepared to prove your identity with any one of these: previous US passport, Naturalization Certificate, Certificate of Citizenship, drivers license, Government of Military ID

6. Get two photos taken. Wear your normal everyday clothing

7. Have your Social Security Card.

8. Be prepared to pay the application fee. In 2008 it was $100. I am sure that by now it is probably more.

Now that you have everything to legally leave the USA, next you need to find a place to go to and get lost. We were looking at Costa Rica but the prices might be a little too high. Another good place is Australia; it looks ok so far. There is also Panama. It is a very good idea to visit the place that you plan on moving to. Do the same as if you were going to another state. Make sure that you have things that you can bargain with such as gold and silver. We plan on turning a bit of our currency to gold and some silver.

Make sure that you have seeds and books. The future of the world is unknown and who knows if the internet will be up and running to look up information. Also make sure that you have good vitamins, great survival skills, and common sense. Also make sure that you clear your mind of all of the negative stuff that you hear about other countries. You will find that most of what you have been programmed to believe isn’t true. I know people that have successfully left the U.S. and are living a very decent lifestyle in so called third-world countries.

Do you need money to live in other countries? Yes. At first you do just as if you move to another state. Make sure that you have a skill or a trade that is needed or that you can barter with. For example, regardless of my husband's fishing lies, he is a great fisherman and he is handy and can do things. I will have a nursing degree in less than 6 months, as well as a teaching degree that I got many years ago. We have skills that are needed and we can take care of ourselves. Your money will draw interest in Belizean banks any where from 6.5% to 9.25% and it is safe regardless of what you hear or have heard. Also if you deposit at least $50,000 in Belizean Banks you can get a whole new identity and citizenship. It would be very easy to live off of the interest. In the US right now I believe it’s around 4-5% on a good day. If you are interested in leaving, just please research this for yourself and don’t be fooled by other information.

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