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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.

March 2015 K-1 Filers - last post by KASH2011

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.

February 2015 IR-1 / CR-1 F... - last post by mbalih

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).

DCF London: Efficient, orga... - last post by newtothelift

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.

NVC process for VSC filers... - last post by sbai2000

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

I have NO idea what I am do... - last post by yuna628

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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 Penguin_ie

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 Adrian-Gloria

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.

Spouse of US citizen entere... - last post by Boiler

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.

is not a Diversity Visa Lot... - last post by SusieQQQ

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

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

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.

NVC Unavailable? - last post by Flora Lau Mendez

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.

Immigrant visa reentry - last post by Penguin_ie

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 Loading....

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.

lost the receipt sent to me... - last post by Ryan H

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.

Need some help here ! - last post by Ryan H

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.

Ead approve but no card - last post by wilesa

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.

Traveling question - last post by Penguin_ie

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Immigration - Cash - last post by aaron2020

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 January 2015 Filers - last post by joy11

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.

Interview and Oath Today -... - last post by olna83

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.

what can I do - last post by JessieRC

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 naijaboy007

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Green Card marriage interview - last post by newtothelift

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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 SAT

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Geography Game IV - 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.

Christian Islamophobe Recor... - last post by GandD

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!

Traditional marriage in Nig... - last post by Penguin_ie

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.

Hey , Oregon Folks !! - last post by Ryan H

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 :)

Got Married, Still on O1, H... - last post by Ukraineman

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 Lily Rose

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!

Post Bugs here! - last post by Captain Ewok




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    Last Reply: Penguin_ie, Today, 07:28 AM
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    Last Reply: KASH2011, Today, 07:27 AM
    I didn't see a topic started for March 2015 filers, so I figured I would get it started. This is my second time around filing a K-1.  First time was for my now ex-wife...
  • December 2014 Filers - Texas Service Center 
    Last Reply: KASH2011, Today, 07:27 AM
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    Last Reply: KASH2011, Today, 07:27 AM
    Just wanted to share and give hope to those in similar situation...I just got NOA2 on day 55 after CSC received my RFE. I lost all hope, was thinking all the bad thoughts, prepa...
  • NOA2 approval thread - NON-FILIPINO AUGUST 2014 TSC FILERS 
    Last Reply: KASH2011, Today, 07:27 AM
    After noticing August approvals since early February, I thought of making this thread for those who have received their NOA2. It would be nice to share our experience about the...

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