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Hello. I was wondering if there is anyone here that could help me and my wife with getting her to the United Kingdom? I am serving in the US Air Force in the UK and married to a Fillipino. We were wondering what is needed to get her to come live with me? I've been getting the run around with personnel on installation and no one seems to know what to do. Please, can someone help? Where do we begin?

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You're kind of on the wrong forum. This forum is about people moving to the USA. Maybe google for a UK immigration forum? :)

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7th May 2013 - I-130 filed
4th June 2013 - NOA2 (approved)
16th July 2013 - Interview (approved)
30th July 2013 - POE San Francisco
29th August 2013 - 2 year green card arrived


* How? Read my DCF London I-130 for CR1/IR1 Spouse Guide

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China

There was a thread about this topic a while back and this what I remember from it.

When you are serving over seas it is technically considered US soil and your CO/Base will have to give your wife papers that she will have to use to go to the UK.

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P3 08/17/09

P3 Out 08/19/09

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Interview date:10/20/09...We are Pink!

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Stateside Feb 3rd. 2010. POE: JFK

Married Feb 20th, 2010


AOS sent 4/6/10

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Biometrics 5/7/10 (Appointment Letter Recvd 4/27/10)

I485 transferred to CSC 4/30/10

Email received, AP and EAD approved 6/17/10.

AP received 6/25/10.

EAD received 6/28/10

Email, Card production ordered 8/16/10.

GC in Hand 8/27/10


I-751 Mailed 6/22/12

Biometrics 7/20/12

Approved 2/14/13

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~~moved to UK regional forum so OP can get some help on their subject from IR1/CR1 process and procedures~~

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss


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