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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 Visa Approved But on AP - last post by hellraiser

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.

Visa delivery timeframe in... - last post by dawning

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).

Are we gonna be ok? affidav... - last post by msbau764

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 Instinct07

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.

A Thread for F2a i-130 July... - last post by Nkkystel

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

should my fiance move to an... - last post by insanecandycane

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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.

How to increase my mother i... - last post by Jawaree

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.

I-140 petition with priorit... - last post by isyela

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.

Mental illness - last post by Rob L

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.

Medical dilemma - last post by Lorvin

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.

What should I do after I fi... - last post by starkey321

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 moka17t

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.

Visa cancelled due frasulen... - last post by Jawaree

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.

Can't check my case sta... - last post by rajbinod

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.

Calif Driver's License - last post by CaliforniaGirl

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.

I-864 part5 Sponsor's h... - last post by Gianluca

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.

flying to the states in a f... - last post by KCcouple

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

tax docs - last post by ariani

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 June 2014 Filers - last post by UK_Fan

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.

Phoenix timeline for N400 - last post by bestofboston

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.

Fiance' was cheating wh... - last post by verysadguy

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

Filling Citizenship based o... - last post by Aybee&Sylvia

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

I want to make my dream com... - last post by Boiler

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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 Umbrella Rantolution - last post by Merrytooth

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Name Something Amazing That... - last post by seņoracalavera

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

Why isn't today called... - last post by Pooky

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!

new CENOMAR needed? - last post by Hank_

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.

DL written test Advice - last post by Inluv

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 vkrishn

Introducing our Members

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

Consulate Interview - last post by ISLANDBOY

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!

Wedgies, si man! - last post by TBoneTX

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Amnesty by decree likely to... - last post by TBoneTX

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!

Impoting images into VJ - last post by Dave & Mong

Latest Immigration Posts

  • new CENOMAR needed? 
    Last Reply: Hank_, Today, 08:06 PM
    Hi fellow VJyers, I'm just wondering if I need to secure a new CENOMAR for my interview on Dec.? I got my CENOMAR on April, so it's basically 8 mos. old on my interview date. Ho...
  • Letter of Interview Date Jamaica 
    Last Reply: wabaker95, Today, 08:04 PM
    My fiance completed the DS 160 and emailed the confirmation barcode on November 7th. We still have not received anything about our interview date. We tried to call the consulate...
  • I-751 June 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: UK_Fan, Today, 07:59 PM
    June is almost here. So lets start the new thread  Some links you might need in the process of I-751....http://www.uscis.gov...Calculator.html  ->USCIS early filin...
  • Calif Driver's License 
    Last Reply: CaliforniaGirl, Today, 07:59 PM
    Hi, everyone, We've had a hiccup in the immigration process, but it has to do with my husband's ability to obtain a CA driver's license. The DMV will not issue him a l...
  • I-751 August 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: andrea y arturo, Today, 07:59 PM
    Just thought I'd start this thread before going to bed since someone has already started the September I-751 thread  !  Best of luck to all August 2014 filers! Ca...

Recent Status Updates

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      27 Nov

    What a crazy jouney this has been. The highs and lows of the process can drive you crazy. So the NVC has forward the petition to us embassy in cambodia. I do not know what to do now. My fiancee sent required paperwork to embassy and her medical appointment is december 1st. Do she pay for visa application now or wait to be contacted by embassy? Her sister paid the visa application at the embassy 2 years ago but now it seems like you have to pay at a bank first and then bring a receipt to emaba...

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      27 Nov

    hello i was interviewed last oct 2014 for IR5 & received a refused letter 212(a)(2)(i)l), i need help what to do next, can anyone help me?

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      26 Nov

    Hello. My husband applied for a cr1 visa for me but when he submitted the application he was unemployed then but now he has a job. Is there any other documents that I would need to submit or change for my interview next week?

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