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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.

K-1 October 20014 Filers - last post by ForgottenNotes

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 Process Change - last post by jonfei9

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).

Vaccine Record - last post by StrawberryKiss

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.

F1 case complete and waitin... - last post by jahmekya princess

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 Dec 2014 Interview!! - last post by danielenglish

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Which is the better choice? - last post by Hank_

Toggle Non-Family Based US Visa Discussion Non-Family Based US Visa Discussion

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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.

DS-160 question - last post by nafetsg

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.

OPT to TN Visa (Canadian ci... - last post by jmyun1004

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.

Getting message "You ar... - last post by ravinsunny

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.

waitingfor inteview - last post by SusieQQQ

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.

CR1 - NVC Delay - Just got... - last post by emre0000000

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.

change country interview - last post by chengcheng

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.

How long does a i601 to get... - last post by Illusion1984

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.

USCIS US Citizen I-129F, I-... - last post by April+Daniel

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.

What to do if you already h... - last post by AuroreJeremy

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.

so confused please help - last post by Illiria

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.

Supporting documents for EAD - last post by Lainie B

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

For Affidavit of Support do... - last post by shady28

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 September 2014 Filers - last post by bregan

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 August 2014 Filers - last post by AJH11

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.

Marriage is going in danger... - last post by dwheels76

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

US Navy with Filipina Fianc... - last post by sexybear

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

AR-11 or AR-11 SR Form?? - last post by Ian H.

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Off Topic

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

iPhone 6 - last post by steve n songsang

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Name Something Amazing That... - 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.

Doctor rushed to Bellevue H... - last post by intheshadows

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!

Nairobi Embassy Thread! - last post by David Hansen

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.

Changing Name on Documents... - last post by valverdeveslings

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 get an engineer job? - last post by NigeriaorBust

Introducing our Members

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

Hello (or ciao!) - last post by Diana_it

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!

Can You Speak Your Foreign... - last post by Stressed Out

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

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

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!

Default Avatars - last post by TBoneTX



Latest Immigration Posts

  • K-1 October 20014 Filers 
    Last Reply: ForgottenNotes, Today, 05:05 PM
    Hi everyone...i mailed my i-129F 28 September but delivered today 1 October so i guess I'm an October dude. To all October filers, lets keep each other updated on here. Good luck!
  • Marriage is going in danger situation 
    Last Reply: dwheels76, Today, 05:03 PM
    Hello !  Hope you all are good ! I want to share my story with you and need some advice regarding to current situation : I got married in 2013 and came to US in A...
  • K-1 Visa Extreme Hardship Waiver for Syria 
    Last Reply: Boiler, Today, 05:03 PM
    I've been in a relationship with the man who is now my fiance for about 2 and a half years, and we've finally decided to take the leap and get a K-1 Visa for him to come here an...
  • N-400 August 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: AJH11, Today, 04:58 PM
    Best of luck! N-400: August 2014 Applicants======================================USCIS Dallas/Lewisville, Texas Lockbox====================================== UserName....
  • Texas Service Center - K1 Processing Time 
    Last Reply: jacksot30, Today, 04:55 PM
    Hi guys, I am a K1 Visa Beneficiary and got the NOA1 by the middle of June. I have seen people that applied after me and already got their approval (According to VJ Timelin...

Recent Status Updates

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      24 Oct
    jodisamuel

    I received a incomplete on my checklist because I forgot in the I-864 to in part 6 item 10 my current house hold income. it was put in part 6 a..I'm so stupid now I'm holding everything up because of this error.gosh..can anyone tell me how ling now I will have to wait..

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      24 Oct
    HettyandSaid

    2 more weeks.... we can do this...... we have waited 538 days so far... I think I can handle 14 more until I know if my husband is coming home!!

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      23 Oct
    christinehicham

    On 10-23-14 NVC emailed me stating that they have received all of the documents needed. So we are waiting for the Casablanca Consulate to let us know when the interview date will be. Yay! Good news after so many months.

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