I wonder which is more annoying: wearing a dress without lining that gets stuck on your tights while walking, or wearing one that gets really badly wrinkled every single time you sit down? Considering that today was one of those days where I had to do a lot of sitting down in waiting rooms, the latter option rings more true to me right now.
I spent more or less four hours today trying to get my immigration paperwork sorted. It is not that the paperwork itself is all that difficult - if you follow the official instructions closely (VisaJourney is a great help, too), things fall into place relatively quickly. However, when you have to deal with people who know less about the immigration processes than you do, that is when things get tricky. Just an example: I spent almost 400 euros in Finland to get my medical records straight for the US immigration, only to have to deal with incompetent people today telling me that I needed to get tested for tuberculosis, even though I had had that done back in November already, and I had the supporting paperwork with me. There I was, explaining to them which parts of the I-693 they have to fill in for me, and instead of a 5-minute paperwork conversion, I ended up spending an hour at the civil surgeon's clinic, teaching them how to do their job.
Oh well. It has just been one of those days. And my dress is all wrinkly, too.