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by gimli
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: UK Married to US citizen - Move to US
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Wales

Re: UK Married to US citizen - Move to US

Thank you so much for your help. Some reading over the weekend me thinks. Really appreciate the links. Cheers again
by gimli
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: UK Married to US citizen - Move to US
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Wales

Re: UK Married to US citizen - Move to US

Thanks again for the reply. The bit about outlet son was a surprise to both of us. Had no idea that even though he was born in the Uk, due to moms dual nationality that he can automatically apply for a US passport. Yes the general idea was to look for jobs after immigration visa was approved. Do you...
by gimli
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: UK Married to US citizen - Move to US
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Wales

Re: UK Married to US citizen - Move to US

Thanks Max. The child as stated is a uk citizen, born in uk. The question about the green card is this. If I apply and obtain a green card through spouse using the route mentioned, is there a limit before I have to travel to the US. I mean if I am successful in obtaining the green card, is there any...
by gimli
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: Hope to move to FL later but visiting first. What can I do?
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Wales

Re: Hope to move to FL later but visiting first. What can I do?

Hi, If you dont mind me asking, how did you get on with this. We are in the same position, my wife is a US citizen living here in the UK. We are hoping to move to the US over the next 2-3 years (or sooner if possible). My big question is if you got the settlement visa and green card, was there a tim...
by gimli
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: UK Married to US citizen - Move to US
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Wales

UK Married to US citizen - Move to US

Hi all Apologies if this has been asked a zillion times on here but I found this site extremely useful when my partner (now wife) moved to the UK in 10 years ago. Im now after more information from the experts as we are looking at the options of moving to the US to live work. I have added as much de...
by gimli
Sat Jan 03, 2009 7:59 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: Married to a UK Citizen. Visa Options help appriciated
Replies: 3
Views: 2025
Wales

Hi Thanks PaperPusher. I guess we need to keep searching out some more answers but thanks for the response. Its the spouse US visa which we are mainly trying to fathom out and if there is a way that we can enter together as husband and wife rather than the conventional way of applying for the VWP bi...
by gimli
Fri Jan 02, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: US immigration
Topic: Married to a UK Citizen. Visa Options help appriciated
Replies: 3
Views: 2025
Wales

Married to a UK Citizen. Visa Options help appriciated

Hi everyone I am a US Citizen and have been studying in the UK since August 2007. I have just recently got married to a UK citizen and will be applying for my UK spouse Visa shortly to replace my current student visa. I have a few questions and I am hoping that I can get some information from someon...
by gimli
Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:36 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Just Married. Advice on Visa Status changes appreciated
Replies: 12
Views: 2388
Wales

OK Thanks for all the help, just need to work on her request for my US stuff now. A little more arduous i'm sure. Will let you know how we get on and if anything crops up or helps anyone else, will post here Cheers all and have a great Christmas. If I think of anything else I will post here rather t...
by gimli
Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Just Married. Advice on Visa Status changes appreciated
Replies: 12
Views: 2388
Wales

Sorry, back and forward to the pc when I get a chance, dont have the time to be on it for long periods.... Just checked the FLR(M) form and yes, pretty straight forward. Only sticking point I see for us is that it asks for proof of letters etc over last two years to show we have been living at the s...
by gimli
Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Just Married. Advice on Visa Status changes appreciated
Replies: 12
Views: 2388
Wales

Again, thanks PaulP

Do you know if she can renew the US passport here from within the UK and likewise with the spouse Visa. The student one was applied for in New York while she was living in the US.

Thanks again
by gimli
Tue Dec 23, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Just Married. Advice on Visa Status changes appreciated
Replies: 12
Views: 2388
Wales

he sooner the spouse visa is in her passport..... Thanks John for the reply. My Wife's US passport also expires in December 2009 so I hope that this will not be an added complication. We intend to return to the US for a month this summer to visit family, what is the normal time scale of obtaining t...
by gimli
Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Just Married. Advice on Visa Status changes appreciated
Replies: 12
Views: 2388
Wales

Just Married. Advice on Visa Status changes appreciated

Hi All We have recently just got married and before anything else, thanks to everyone off this board who advised us on getting my wife's student visa application processed. This board is simply priceless so thanks again. So. as mentioned we have recently married, i am a British citizen and my wife i...
by gimli
Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:24 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: how to get married at a church?
Replies: 11
Views: 2319
Wales

Thank you 3Crown to give us a very helpful information and we went to meet the priest and she said that we can getting married in the church without need to apply COA. That is such a wonderful news.
by gimli
Thu Sep 25, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: how to get married at a church?
Replies: 11
Views: 2319
Wales

Thanks to reply me and the reason is if we getting married in CoE then my partner don't need to apply for the COA from her home office. Otherwise, we can't get married at the end of this year. I am agree with you and my partner and me don't want have a large wedding too. That reason I would like to ...
by gimli
Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: how to get married at a church?
Replies: 11
Views: 2319
Wales

Thanks 3Crown. Will do with the certs and I am also sure that they will come in handy as well. My concern was that as I am from the UK, there would be lots of people from my side of the family and only a few friends from my partner as most of her family is in Hong Kong or the US. Can I clarify with ...
by gimli
Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: how to get married at a church?
Replies: 11
Views: 2319
Wales

Hi, I do have a same question with my partner from US, she is in the UK as a 2nd year of college student. I am is UK citizen. We would like to getting married in this year I hope if we can. My partner check with our local church and the priest will meet us on next Tuesday. My partner is concern abou...
by gimli
Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:52 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Getting married to British Citizen
Replies: 6
Views: 1903
Wales

I do have a same question and don't know should I getting married in Church of England or registry office. I know that if I would like to getting married in the registry office that they will require COA except CoE. The question is which way will cost more. Also, my partner don't have family or too ...
by gimli
Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: UK Marrying US citizen in the UK
Replies: 0
Views: 849
Wales

UK Marrying US citizen in the UK

Hi all Looking for some clear advice on the best way to go ahead to marry a US citizen here in the UK. Seeking options after doing a lot of research into the various ways we could marry, we are now even more confused as to the merits or downside of each one we found. Our situation is as follows, we ...
by gimli
Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:29 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Marrying an International Student...
Replies: 10
Views: 3567
Wales

Thanks again YankeeGirl. We have downloaded the forms now for the COA everything and are awaiting a letter from Vermont State as it seems that my partners divorce absolute is a copy and it needs to be an original I guess to sent off with the application. All this because a small amendment was added ...
by gimli
Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Spouse visa granted 2yrs but things not working out
Replies: 65
Views: 12917
Wales

Good News Masalawalla, Good News, As said, try and relax now a little and look forward to your future. Well Done
by gimli
Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Spouse visa granted 2yrs but things not working out
Replies: 65
Views: 12917
Wales

Hi I have to agree with Martha, I myself have only just read all of your threads and this is indeed a sad thing, I really feel for you mate. As Martha said, keeping a history of all conversations, phone calls, emails, visits etc is essential as yo may rely on this at a later date. Can I also offer m...
by gimli
Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Marrying an International Student...
Replies: 10
Views: 3567
Wales

One other point not clear on, the Certificate of Approval, gratefully passed on by yankeegirl, seems a little vague on certain points. It seems it is not needed if your partner is already in the UK on a different visa which is over 6 Months. If you get married in church you dont need to obtain the C...
by gimli
Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Marrying an International Student...
Replies: 10
Views: 3567
Wales

Thank you both Vinny and sakura. My partner is studying Higher Ed doing her degree. She initially started doing further education but after a few weeks, she found the work a little to basic and the uni wanted to switch her to the Higher ed. The idea for this was even though she is an american citize...
by gimli
Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Marrying an International Student...
Replies: 10
Views: 3567
Wales

Thanks Yankeegirl

Thanks for the info and the address for the site, downloaded the forms already. boy, does the government make money out of these applications or what, charges for changing visas is crazy, then the spouse visa as well. Ok not sure now if the COA will affect my partners student visa as it currently st...
by gimli
Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Marrying an International Student...
Replies: 10
Views: 3567
Wales

Thanks PaulP

Thanks, sounds simple!, What is an Approval Certificate, where do I get it from and how long does this usually take. Cant say this has cropped up on the HO web pages we have looked at but maybe we missed it

Thanks again
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