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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.

How many March 2015 TSC fil... - last post by hampguy

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.

OCTOBER 2015 NVC FILERS - last post by MrsCrabs

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).

Qualifying documents - last post by Kristineann02

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.

NVC Process I-30 Petition - last post by VZLAN-US-Citizen

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 Manent modest

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

How can I marry a Syrian re... - last post by Ontarkie

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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.

LPR bringing relatives - last post by Boiler

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.

In Violation of H1B Visa - last post by F1H1I130

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.

F1 visa application while m... - 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.

The time between submitting... - last post by UDev

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

Filing I-130 & I-485 wi... - last post by Ryan H

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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.

"Pulled for review"... - last post by theskeets

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.

For k1 interview affedevit... - last post by sumehra29

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.

CR1/IR1 K VISA STUCK IN AP... - last post by Natasha&Noor

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.

300 Days and still waiting... - last post by amkhan

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.

May 2015 AOS Filers - last post by Unchained

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.

AOS from Canadian TN,F1... - last post by iBillz

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.

Going back home for thanksg... - last post by shadowfox7569

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

I 864 QUESTIONS! HELP PLS! - last post by M&M0915

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

Questions about RFE - last post by Stevephoto

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.

N-400 July 2015 Filers - last post by Alaska2012

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.

Urgent need for help for my... - last post by Boiler

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

Immigration Question while... - last post by hopeful 4 XMas

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Why do we have to be on tim... - last post by Muzh

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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 P1nk Ranter, A Shot In... - last post by Ontarkie

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Name an Airport (worldwide)... - last post by TBoneTX

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

Oregon shootings: The map t... - last post by Trumplestiltskin

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!

doctor refuses to write a l... - last post by Nich-Nick

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.

What is the 1st thing you w... - last post by dansaly

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 :).

Working in US - last post by Boiler

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How Did You Meet Your Fianc... - last post by Muzh

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    Social Security Office says we need an I-94 number. But VJ says K-1 entry stamp is enough?! Larisa doesn't know if she had to fill out this form? And I'm now confused;-))

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    I recently got my biometrics done for form i-485 and then i checked my case status and said my case is ready for an interview as of October 1, 2015. However, i went to western illinois this weekend which is 4 hours away from my house and I got an underage drinking ticket on October 3rd.I wasnt driving, just tailgating. I have to go to court and I was wondering if this will affect me in any way?

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    First date: 09/13/2014 (Amaaaaaazing!!!!) Together in US until: 02/17/2015 (completely envolved and in love!) Visited me in Brazil / engagement: 03/15/2015 (he proposed!!!! on the beach!!! ring in a glass of champagne!!! OMG!!! The most romantic!!!) Marriage in Bahamas: 05/28/2015 (family together!!!) Visited me in Brazil: july/2015 (Took him to Campos do Jordão) Visited me in Brazil: august/2...

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    My husband and I want to bring his son to th U.S. He currently has gotten approve for his 2 year card, at the time of Aos we did put his son name on the appilcaton. Could someone please tell me what form I need to fill out please thanks

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    how long time it does take to get respond from uscis after second interview for green card based on marriage?please help i'm waiting almost for 2 and half month after second interview??

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