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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.

RFE for not providing back... - last post by Al422

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.

advice needed regarding his... - last post by AmandaLane102

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).

Step 6: Get your Medical Ex... - last post by Baby's Girl

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.

ALL F4's 2 - last post by pink_niru

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.

I130 filer in California se... - last post by SiVin

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Advice needed! - last post by canadian_wife

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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.

Will illegal siblings preve... - last post by Fan_Dancer

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.

Indian Citizen with a green... - last post by archit_k

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.

Multiple Exchange Program (... - last post by bxmonkey

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.

DV 2015 Sri Lankan winners - last post by SL SmurfettE

Toggle Consulate & USCIS Service Center Discussion Consulate & USCIS Service Center Discussion

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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.

Submitting documents to NVC... - last post by C and S

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.

IOM in Nairobi - last post by bob.sansmal

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 Juttsaab

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 upgrade after citizen... - last post by Hypnos

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.

Notice of Potential Intervi... - last post by RN_SUN

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.

May 2014 Filers - last post by CdnRN

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.

Gc holder overstayed in phi... - last post by carton025

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Taxes and re-entering the c... - last post by crockies99

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

Got my ROC Approved  😄 - last post by A&B

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.

N-400 JUNE 2014 Filers - last post by chris314

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.

CR1 spouse left the US, don... - last post by zinger143

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

How to Expedite Process in... - last post by ladyliberty

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

CBP banned my ex-wife - last post by Babatundebells

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Off Topic

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

I Don't Often Rant; but... - last post by JTB11

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Complete the sentence with... - last post by EOC4ever

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

Former Obama Official: Clim... - last post by Dakine10

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!

scared fiance failed medica... - last post by Al422

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.

Health Insurance Inquiry - last post by d3adc0d3

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 I work in USA on CR1 vi... - last post by Puja Doshi

Introducing our Members

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

NVC Lost my case in the system - last post by Ramesh1973

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!

Last name change. - last post by Kathryn41

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Deportation News And Stories - last post by sjk&cjj

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!

What do the blue cubes mean? - last post by Karee



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  • advice needed regarding history of relationship 
    Last Reply: AmandaLane102, Today, 05:20 AM
    Hi all, In putting together the evidence of bona fide marriage for I-130 for my husband, it will be clear that the our relationship is still fairly new and I was wondering...
  • IOM in Nairobi 
    Last Reply: bob.sansmal, Today, 05:16 AM
    hello, I tried to contact IOM in nairobi but no answer. Can someone please confirm if these phone numbers are correct? Landlines: 272 0060/1, 272 3605, 273 5115Mo...
  • scared fiance failed medical xray problem 
    Last Reply: Al422, Today, 05:13 AM
    I went to the Philippines to new with my fiancee for her medical and interview. there was a problem on her xray . now she does the sputum test. I'm concerned for her in case it'...
  • dealing with k3 visa petition 
    Last Reply: Penguin_ie, Today, 05:09 AM
    Hi everyone, I have a question regarding k3 visa petition that need you guys' help. I have submitted my i-130 petition form for CR1 visa and also submit the 1-129F for K3 v...
  • ALL F4's 2 
    Last Reply: pink_niru, Today, 05:08 AM
    all the F4's guys please reply here.....thanks

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