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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.

April 2014 Filers - last post by JIJourney

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.

By Bribing Or Committing to... - last post by zoe_sir

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).

London i-130 credit card ch... - last post by Nich-Nick

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.

Got a RFE, any idea of what... - last post by aleful

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.

F2A filers... how long to g... - last post by tristanz

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Family, K1, K3? Something m... - last post by L80

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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.

Have had arrests in past - last post by JIJourney

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.

PLEASE HELP .. - 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.

How many students visa per... - last post by MIDUVIL

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.

Dv2015 high cn report here ! - last post by rita2109

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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.

How to submit a formal comp... - last post by Calicolom

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.

July and August interviews... - last post by Susan2014

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.

221g administrative process... - last post by Asalan

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.

Hi everyone - last post by Cardinal6669

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 - last post by TBoneTX

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.

Applying for state ID card - last post by blueniv

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.

To Canada with Green Card - last post by Klaxi

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

amend tax return - last post by MUXAGIRL

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 May 2014 Filers - last post by Jiu

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 - JANUARY 2014 FILERS - last post by bigapple-ny

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 5 - last post by Czzr

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

K-1 immigration-Vets with a... - last post by Rob187

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

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

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Off Topic

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

One, Two... Many Rants - last post by TBoneTX

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Famous Name Game - last post by JIJourney

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

Women Protest Open Carry of... - last post by eieio

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!

Belarus and the Ukrain Russ... - last post by abella

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.

After K1, Driver's lice... - last post by chok

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 :).

Interview with CEO - last post by DualityOneness

Introducing our Members

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

New - K1 Fiance Visa Januar... - last post by Alex&Keir

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!

Do you spank your kids/step... - last post by funkymunky

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Not Good news "Glitch crash... - last post by M@rita

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!

An unintended consequence o... - last post by the maven



Latest Immigration Posts

  • NOA2 received on to NVC 
    Last Reply: impatientNYC, Today, 09:57 PM
    Thankfully we FINALLY received our NOA2 !! I received a text early this morning and an email followed after. I'm beyond emotional as I was truly breaking to pieces and losing AL...
  • April 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: JIJourney, Today, 09:56 PM
    I finally submitted my I-129F petition today April 3, 2014.  And the waiting begins! Any other April filers here?
  • Applying for state ID card 
    Last Reply: blueniv, Today, 09:56 PM
    Hi everyone, I've sent in my AOS documents, gotten my first NOA and would like to apply for a Washington state ID. To apply I need to present "Foreign passport — Vali...
  • I-751 May 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: Jiu, Today, 09:56 PM
    May is almost there, so let's start our thread!    California Service Center (0 applicant)VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....Approved...
  • July and August interviews posted for DR 
    Last Reply: Susan2014, Today, 09:56 PM
    The appointments list for the Dominican Republic has been updated for July and August. Good luck to those waiting!! http://santodomingo....pointments.html

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    We finished up everything and we sent our last documents and NVC received 8/07/2014 , And we still didn't get anything yet :(, how long more it's supposed to take ?

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