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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.

I hope this is not a dumb q... - last post by Avery Cates

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 - April 2015 - last post by J&N071213

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).

Affidavit of Support,Joint... - last post by crishell04

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.

March 2015 I-130 for parent... - last post by Tosun2014

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.

Vermont Service Center Aug... - last post by DeW_DrOpS

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Questions about F1 AOS, K1,... - last post by US-Ecuador

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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.

B2 for Vietnamese with trav... - last post by aaron2020

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.

Need help! - last post by chrissy29

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.

Effect of having family in... - last post by aaron2020

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.

Reschedule Interview - DV - 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.

When did you get your check... - last post by EmW

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.

"Interview Letter"... - last post by JMB0

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.

Don't Settle For AP Wit... - last post by paro

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.

Renew of EAD & AP - last post by DualityOneness

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.

How soon I get green card? - last post by Greenbaum

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.

December 2014 AOS Filings - last post by Lettyana

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.

Trouble Getting Name Change... - last post by DualityOneness

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Confused Canadian filing US... - last post by olesh

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 October 2014 Filers - last post by huongkhin

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.

Should I disclose Criminal... - last post by Dario2012

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.

Fiancé cancelled wedding, b... - last post by Teddy B

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

I-134 necessary when my fia... - last post by Sabrina&Chuck

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

How long to keep paperwork? - last post by MouadsWife

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Off Topic

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

The Say Anything Thread --... - last post by X Factor

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Things Dogs Bark At - last post by dupe_account

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

A lawyer in California is p... - last post by xxClosedxx

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!

Question about medial at POE - last post by NUWORLD

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.

Can I travel through Canada... - last post by aaron2020

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 :).

Can you really start workin... - last post by GinaDon

Introducing our Members

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

I-129F/K-1 - last post by GerryC327

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

Despite Obama, immigration... - last post by Starletha

Site-Related Discussion - Updates, Ideas, etc.

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

i need to delete a topic i... - last post by Ryan H



Latest Immigration Posts

  • I hope this is not a dumb question but........ 
    Last Reply: Avery Cates, Today, 05:31 PM
    Assuming the process goes smoothly and Jane gets to come here, is it recommended to go to the Philippines to get her and bring her back or let her come on her own.  Just cu...
  • Renew of EAD & AP 
    Last Reply: DualityOneness, Today, 05:30 PM
    My green card is still pending, my EAD & AP will be expired. I call USCIS for renew fee, one said no renew when case is pending, another one said I have to pay for renew fee...
  • NVC Filers - April 2015 
    Last Reply: J&N071213, Today, 05:29 PM
    Welcome to another monthly thread for those going through NVC. Good luck to all! Please read everything below, whether this is your first month or third     ...
  • October 2014 Filers (I-130 Petition) CR1 Spouse Visa Process 
    Last Reply: kkg325, Today, 05:28 PM
    Hey guys! I've been trying to look for a thread that has the October 2014 filer for the I-130! And I couldn't find it.. so let me start and it would be nice if you guys cou...
  • Should I disclose Criminal Trespass Warning? 
    Last Reply: Dario2012, Today, 05:28 PM
    Hello All,I just have few questions in filling out the n400 formIn May 2013, I got a PHONE CALL from a cop and was basically asked if i drove by this certain person's house, whi...

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      31 Mar
    giljen

    hi, just want to ask what to do next? coz we just receive confirmation when we check omline that 129-f for k1 visa has been approved just waiting for the official hard copy i'm not sure when my we'll be able to receive it. thanks!

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      31 Mar
    hnubno

    It's time to start the process all over again. My husband will be sending in his ROC I-751 tomorrow. hopefully we don't have to wait a year this time for a greencard or need to be interviewed.

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      29 Mar
    Ilovemyman

    First interview on march 18, 2014 i was put in ap, after a year i will have a second interview on april 1, i hope that rhis time they will stamp the visa and if no i will take what God tells, only God knows what it is better for us.

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