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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.

Pay a $265 fee on top... - last post by lala64

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.

ISSUED...BUT????? - last post by jayjayhas

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).

CR-1  [edited title] - last post by TBoneTX

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 F3's ... - last post by alpesh patel

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.

All F2B Updates in this Thread - last post by Arcane

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Bringing family from Philip... - last post by NigeriaorBust

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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 visa interview in 2 days - last post by Boiler

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.

Can child actress get O-1 v... - last post by Boiler

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.

visa for study in Canada - last post by juelipatel

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 Canada Montreal int... - last post by preguntas

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

Applying for DAPA pre-scree... - last post by TBoneTX

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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.

Longest AP at NVC - last post by ShaMarshie1723

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.

Interviews Islamabad Embass... - last post by shani>125

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.

Administrative processing f... - last post by wxgal

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.

300 Days and still waiting... - last post by AirConditioner515

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.

AOS form i-765 and i-131 su... - last post by KayDeeCee

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.

Where are the May 2015 file... - last post by Michelle13

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.

Border crossing - last post by joshjoanz

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Bank requested a W-9 during... - last post by KayDeeCee

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

left US before Conditions l... - last post by DDT

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.

Green Card Renewal into Nat... - last post by NancyNguyen

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.

VAWA, Part 6 - last post by sandranj

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

can u join air force or nav... - last post by ILikeSmores

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

IF2 to IR2 ? - last post by Enigma11561

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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 Thread Formerly Known a... - last post by Darnell

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Famous Name Game - Version 2 - last post by KASH2011

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

What Causes Some People to... - last post by Jacque67

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!

CEAC status no update, but... - last post by mystique rose

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.

Discrimination from BBVA Co... - last post by Abby&Mario

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 :).

How long before you got a job? - last post by seanjoe

Introducing our Members

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

Just wanted to say Hi! - last post by LonnieHigh

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!

How married did you feel be... - last post by GurkenSalat

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Bad NEWS, for anyone who fi... - last post by UnicornToes

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!

Added DACA Forum - last post by Captain Ewok




Latest Immigration Posts

  • Pay a $265 fee on top of what I paid the usa? 
    Last Reply: lala64, Today, 11:48 PM
    I am in Vermont, USA. I paid here the $240 fee for the k1 visa application. Now, my fiance in the Dominican Republic must pay a $265 fee for interview? Does this sound correct?I...
  • CEAC status no update, but ustraveldocs updated? 
    Last Reply: mystique rose, Today, 11:48 PM
    I know I shouldn't be checking the status of our case, but I just can't help myself... I'm a victim of my own impatience. Anyway, the date on our CEAC status hasn't updated for...
  • Green Card Renewal into Naturalization 
    Last Reply: NancyNguyen, Today, 11:47 PM
    Hi everyone, Hope all is well :-)  In March of 2016 my husband's Conditional Green Card expires, and so we have to take the next step in applying for the non-cond...
  • AOS form i-765 and i-131 supporting evidence or photos? 
    Last Reply: KayDeeCee, Today, 11:47 PM
    Hey, everyone! I'm applying for Adjustment of Status on a K-1 visa and I notice for the Step-by-step guide it says you can include supporting documents or photos for the ap...
  • ISSUED...BUT????? 
    Last Reply: jayjayhas, Today, 11:46 PM
    Checked our status today and it says ISSUED, but the fine print below has me puzzled.  Why if it says issued does it says my visa is currently undergoing AP? Issued...

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    hello i need help i get welcome letter from nv c today but im .confusef with the cover sheet they attach they ask to mark with a X in documents are enclosed, unavailable or nit applicable im ok with that but my question is if i neef to summit again the all supporting diocuments like marriage certificate, petitiiner documents, photos, etc and if a summit IRS tax transcrips i need to send the income tax too, and after i get the letter when can i summit the application DS-261 and pay the fees a...

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