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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.

K1 visa interview - last post by WandY

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.

Statement from friends / fa... - last post by bec_goe

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).

Upcoming interview and gett... - last post by Arelys Weimer

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 F4's, Part III - last post by joy123

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.

standalone i-130 interview... - last post by tsabbas

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Pregnant girlfriend - what... - last post by NLR

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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.

Long Term Stay in USA - last post by HFM181818

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.

Do I look like a Work or Bu... - 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.

J1 employment terrors - last post by unionmac

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.

Administrative Processing -... - last post by NigeriaorBust

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

AOS Delays from Feb 18 DACA... - 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.

Re-scheduling interview at... - last post by AmainElvin

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.

Egypt interview - last post by SH&k

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 sarahch

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.

ALL Potomac I-130 Filers  (... - last post by Kirankaur2997

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.

August 2015 Filers - last post by Fazm83

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.

Second AOS scenario for my... - last post by MacUK

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.

reentry permit - last post by Hypnos

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Can my wife add me on her W... - last post by pushbrk

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

Removing conditions applica... - last post by Silencespeaks1

US Citizenship General Discussion

  1. US Citizenship Case Filing and Progress Reports,
  2. Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA),
  3. 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.

2015 - US Passport & Ca... - last post by Zara_

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 firebird00

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 JoBri

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Messy immigration situation - last post by Essiej

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Off Topic

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

A Midsummer Night's Rant - last post by SAT

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Famous Name Game - Version 2 - last post by Jawaree

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

A new exodus? The reality o... - last post by OriZ

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!

Need Waiver (Lagos) -- Advi... - last post by Ebunoluwa

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.

Marriage in particular state? - last post by Ash.1101

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 :).

Pay Gap. What do you think?... - last post by MariaAndreas

Introducing our Members

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

I was in uk now im in Bangl... - last post by najah

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

Immigrants tell their stori... - last post by RachelG

Site-Related Discussion - Updates, Ideas, etc.

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  • Need Waiver (Lagos) -- Advice? [split topic] 
    Last Reply: Ebunoluwa, Today, 09:46 PM
    hi guys, i am having the same issue with a request for waiver. i filed for my fiancee in Nigeria and the consulate denied us. i reapply in September and now they need me to...
  • what can I do 
    Last Reply: firebird00, Today, 09:44 PM
    My husband have become this control freak since I received by EAD.... I have a five months old baby so that's making it hard for me to just pack-up and go back to my home countr...
  • All F4's, Part III 
    Last Reply: joy123, Today, 09:44 PM
    This is the continuation thread for this thread:http://www.visajourn...2497-all-f4s-2/which has been closed because of its large size. All prior instructions from VJ Modera...
  • Re-scheduling interview at Manila 
    Last Reply: AmainElvin, Today, 09:20 PM
    Hi! A friend of mine is going to have her interview on Dec. 14, and she wants to re-schedule it by January because she have to wait for her husband's IRS. How does she re-schedu...
  • APPROVED!!! Now i have a stupid question... 
    Last Reply: X Factor, Today, 09:13 PM
    We were approved yesterday and they kept his passport. My question is this.... Will the embassy send 2 separate envelops since the big brown envelope can't be opened?

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    Ana Ica

    Hi everyone! For those who have been processed their K1 Visa. I would just like to confirm if you will require to present the savings or bank account profile of Beneficiary during the Embassy Interview?

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      26 Nov

    I went on the site to register the interview date that I received. I didn't see anywhere to pay the fee on there. Does anyone know how to do this? Does this need to be paid in advance or can it be paid the day of the interview?

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      21 Nov

    my son recentlr receive his ir2 visa and will be coming to the us soon.My roc is still pending,will he get a 2 year green card or a 10 year?

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      21 Nov

    hello visajourney family i just want to ask my k1 visa case approved november 09, 2015 but till now my notice of action not yet arrived is its really took long to arrive my NOA2 even my case is already approved ?

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