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Offline Naguana

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Sending Money to DR
« on: January 14, 2016, 07:24:43 am »
What is the cheapest way to send $3500 in 3 payments to DR? We are going back in September but want my mother in law to get started on construction of house.

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Sending Money to DR
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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2016, 09:52:00 am »
XOOM.com is cheaper than Western Union in my opinion.  . .  it has been when i've used it
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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2016, 04:50:20 pm »
XOOM.com is cheaper than Western Union in my opinion.  . .  it has been when i've used it
Thank you.

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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2016, 06:48:37 pm »
+1 for xoom.com

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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2016, 06:33:56 am »
Hey guys I have news for ya. This service is NOT cheaper than Western Union or Moneygram. Thank you anyway but for me to send $1500 Xoom.com wants $35 Moneygram just quoted me $15 and mother in law accepts in DOLLARS. Now that is what Moneygram quoted on phone. Let me go send and see if it is true.

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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2016, 07:08:32 am »
On xoom it's more expensive to send $ with a debit card, but they knock off a couple bucks if u use ur checking account. . .my husband sent my mother in law US $150 with his debit card and xoom charged him about 10.99 to send. . . she also received it in DOLLARS. . let me know how much cheaper moneygram is. . i've never used it.. . and where would they pick it up at? cuz right now she goes to caribe express which is very close to her. .   
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07/2/2012- 1st Trip
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4/10/2013- Sent I-130/I-129 for SO & 2 step Daughters
4/15/2013- NOA1 text, email received
10/15/2013-Contacted State Representative to get Professional Inquiry
10/21/2013-NOA 2 Email/Text(Gracias a Dios!)
10/25/2013-11/03/2013-3rd Trip
11/15/2013-NVC Received Case
11/19/2013-Received Case #'s [[NVC]]
11/19/2013-E-mail Choice of Agent(DS-261)
11/20/2013-Paid AOS $88
11/21/2013-Paid IV $230 for Hubby
11/25/2013-Sent AOS (I-864)Mailed Priority Mail
11/25/2013-DS-260 Online for Hubby
11/26/2013-Paid IV $230 for Step Daughters
11/28/2013-DS-260 Online for Step Daughters
12/02/2013-Sent DS-260 Supporting Documents Priority Mail
12/25/2013-Merry X-mas 2 me, NVC sent checklist
12/30/2013- NVC reviewed DS-260 Documents
1/08/2014- Sent NVC the CHECKLIST w/ missing documents
2/11/2014-NVC received all doc., waiting for Interview Date!!
2/28/2014- Got our CITA date 04/07/2014!!!!
3/17/2014- Hubby and 2 step-daughters went to medical.
4/02/2014- 4th trip
4/07/2014- ALL 3 APPROVED!
4/14/2014- Visas picked up at Domex in Santiago
4/17/2014- Port of Entry(Miami)
5/05/2014- Paid Green Card Fees $165
6/13/2014- Received hubby & Step-Daughters Green Cards.
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01/11/16--I-751 Lifting Conditions $505+$85+$85+$85
08/01/16-Request for Evidence,sent info 08/10
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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2016, 07:39:02 am »
I sent $100.00 to DR Western Union. They received it immediately (money in minutes) in US dollars and I paid $8.00 to send.

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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2016, 09:32:55 am »
Just sent $1500 via Moneygram. My mother in law is getting it in Dollars. Total fee is $15 XOOM wanted $32-$35 MONEYGRAM Wins  :champagne:

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Re: Sending Money to DR
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2016, 11:18:24 am »
I sent $100.00 to DR Western Union. They received it immediately (money in minutes) in US dollars and I paid $8.00 to send.
Would have been $4.99 on Xoom.

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