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K-1 Fiance(e) Visa Process & Procedures


  1. K-1 Fiance(e) Visa Case Filing and Progress Reports,
  2. IMBRA Special Topics

Discussion on the US immigration procedure to obtain a K1 Fiance(e) Visa for a non US Citizen (living overseas) engaged to a US Citizen. K2 Visas for children of the foreign fiance(e) (if applicable) are also discussed.

Passport was soiled before... - last post by Ryan E

IR-1 / CR-1 Spouse Visa Process & Procedures


  1. IR-1 / CR-1 Spouse Visa Case Filing and Progress Reports,
  2. K-3 Spouse Visa Process & Procedures,
  3. K-3 Spousal Visa Case Filing and Progress Reports

Discussion on the US immigration procedure to obtain a IR1 or CR1 Spouse Visa for a non US Citizen (living overseas) married to a US Citizen. IR2 and CR2 Visas for children of a foreign spouse are also discussed.

NVC Filers - December 2014 - last post by Paavy

Direct Consular Filing (DCF) General Discussion

Discussion on an expedited IR1 / CR1 Visa processing procedure if both the US Citizen and their non US Citizen spouse are living overseas (residence).

Applying for Visa from UK - last post by Stressed Out

Bringing Family Members of US Citizens to America

Discussion on bringing a US Citizen's family members (other than a spouse or fiance) to America. This includes bringing children, parents, brothers and sisters. For spouses please see the K3 or IR-1 forums.

filing I-130 for mother... - last post by Ontarkie

Bringing Family Members of Permanent Residents to America

Discussion on bringing a Permanent Resident's (Green Card Holder's) family members to America. This can include bringing a spouse (husband or wife) or children.

A Thread for F2a i-130 July... - last post by Cjohn

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

New and Need Help. Need Sin... - last post by TBoneTX

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Tourist Visas

Discussion on tourist visas (B-1/B-2) to the US. People wishing to enter temporarily for pleasure, tourism, business or medical treatment should post here.

C1 visa, incorrect I-94 and... - last post by abby12

Work Visas

Discussion on Work based visas to the USA. Hundreds of thousands of people each year enter the US and potentially may even choose to stay and immigrate to the US. H, L, O, P and Q Visas are discussed here.

Waiting on EAD & being... - last post by Nich-Nick

Student & Exchange Visitor Visas

Discussion on Student (F & M) and Exchange Visitor (J) Visas for the USA. Many people come to the US each year with a student or Exchange visa and ultimately may find long term work or even immigrate with their new or existing family.

Haitian Student Visa for 13... - last post by mtcmk1

Diversity Lottery Visas

The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes available visas annually, drawn from a random selection among all entries from eligible countries. This is an immigrant visa that allows a direct path to becoming a US Permanent Resident.

interview requirements - last post by SusieQQQ

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National Visa Center (Dept of State)

Discussion on the US National Visa Center. All petitions for Visas pass through the NVC before going overseas. If you are wondering "What's up at the NVC!", then post here! NVC Phone# 603-334-0700.

Tracking 60 days - last post by jöni

US Embassy and Consulate Discussion

Discussion on US embassies and Consulates around the world. Visa specific questions should be posted in their respective forums. Please post your interview experiences in the review section.

Question about interview - last post by TBoneTX

Waivers (I-601 and I-212) and Administrative Processes (221g)

Discussion on administrative processes and waivers required for US visa applicants that have been found inadmissible or previously deported, removed or voluntarily departed the US without an order of deportation.

New Islamabad AP-Tracker, P... - last post by AaliPDX786

USCIS Service Centers

Discussion on the 5 major USCIS Service Centers: Texas, Vermont, Nebraska, California and Missouri (National Benefits Center). To find out current processing times click here.

I-130 Time Schedule - last post by Ryan H

Toggle US Visa Holder and Permanent Resident Immigration Discussion US Visa Holder and Permanent Resident Immigration Discussion

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Adjustment of Status (Green Card) from Family Based Visas


  1. Adjustment of Status Case Filing and Progress Reports

Discussion on filing for Adjustment of Status (AOS) to become a permanent resident in America. This process is lengthy and can be confusing at first. Please post your interview experiences in the review section.

August 2014 AOS filers - last post by Ronny_Cari

Adjustment of Status from Work, Student, & Tourist Visas


  1. Adjustment of Status Case Filing and Progress Reports

Discussion on filing for Adjustment of Status (AOS) from a Work, Student or Tourist Visa. Please post your interview experiences in the review section.

September 2014 Filers - last post by believe09

Working & Traveling During US Immigration


  1. Social Security Numbers

Discussion on working and traveling for US immigrants both before and after obtaining US Permanent Residence. Employment Authorization Documents (EAD), Advance Parole (AP) and Social Security Numbers (SSN) (in its sub-forum) are discussed here.

Urgent travel before green... - last post by NikeS

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Tax filing while AOS in pro... - last post by kzielu

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

Discussion on "Removing Conditions" for Conditional Permanent Residents (I-751).

Need advices on i751 RFE... - last post by sch7

US Citizenship General Discussion


  1. Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA),
  2. Passports, etc. - What to do now that you are a US citizen

Discussion on filing for Naturalization (N-400) to become a US Citizen. This is for anyone wishing to become a US Citizen despite how they entered the US.

Automatic Acquisition of Ci... - last post by Hypnos

Effects of Major Family Changes on Immigration Benefits

Discussion on topics such as divorce or even the loss of life of a petitioning relative (Family Member) and how it may affect immigration related benefits.

After Divorce, (from K-1) W... - last post by raven52

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on US immigration for US military members and their families.

NVC Expedite approved witho... - last post by TBoneTX

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Green card production after... - last post by Samlyd2012

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Off Topic

Off Topic discussion not relating to US Immigration. For politics or religion please use the below sub forum.

Harry Tarklar and the Thrif... - last post by TBoneTX

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Create as much word as U can - last post by Jawaree

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

Discussion on the latest news, current events and hot social topics including politics and religion.

2014 Lie of the Year: Exagg... - last post by Hail Ming!

Regional Discussion


  1. Africa: Sub-Saharan,
  2. Asia: East and Pacific,
  3. Asia: South,
  4. Australia and New Zealand,
  5. Canada,
  6. Caribbean,
  7. China,
  8. Europe & Eurasia (except the UK and Russia),
  9. India,
  10. Mexico, Latin & South America,
  11. Middle East and North Africa,
  12. Philippines,
  13. Russia, Ukraine and Belarus,
  14. Thailand,
  15. United Kingdom,
  16. Vietnam

Discussion on US Immigration from major regions around the world. Topics include travel, moving, what to eat and any other experience you may wish to share or inquire about. Have fun!

Questions about Ciudad Juarez - last post by alepenaflor

Moving to the US and Your New Life In America

Post your experiences after arriving in America. How has your life changed? Share things like if you got work authorization; is it what you thought it would be; are you happy, etc.

K1/AOS and Health Insurance... - last post by Hin-d

Finding Work in America

Discussion on finding work in America as a new or current US immigrant. Often times something as simple as "references" from previous employment overseas can difficult. With any luck, this forum will bring the power of the community together to help everyone find work in the US :).

Job Outlook For A Foreign A... - last post by Sousuke

Introducing our Members

Enter a short bit about yourself and your family member :)

We started our journey from... - last post by TBoneTX

General Polls

This section is where general polls are kept. If it directly relates to another category, post it there instead. Stop by and drop your vote!

Wedgies, si man! - last post by TBoneTX

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Amnesty by decree likely to... - last post by TBoneTX

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This is where you can discuss what you think about the site. Feel free to post what you think!

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    Last Reply: jöni, Today, 03:31 AM
    Hi All, I am creating this topic to track how long does NVC takes to process the mail, i know now they change it 60 days. this is my data  DS-260 completed 7...
  • Questions about Ciudad Juarez 
    Last Reply: alepenaflor, Today, 03:28 AM
    Hey I am just a bit stressed, I just got my interview date in Ciudad Juarez for the 14th of November which is a Friday, I have to work on the 11th (Tuesday) so I would be travel...
  • NVC Filers - December 2014 
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    Last Reply: Frips, Today, 03:15 AM
    Hello Forum, I'm looking for examples where the NVC gave checklist in error. To be exact - I have filed and have a duplicate copy of my AOS form - I just received an email...
  • A Thread for F2a i-130 July, 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: Cjohn, Today, 03:10 AM
    Hi VJ's noticed there is no such thread. Well my priority date is July 14 and my hushand got a text and email for the i797 notice ***WAC.Our case is has transferred to Californi...

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