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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 Vladsayame

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.

June 2015 Interviews - last post by immiuser

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).

I-864 last three years or l... - last post by Shauna&Wael

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.

Correcting ds 260 - last post by eatpraylove

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 Philippines - Jan - Jun... - last post by Gil.lan

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

What happens after I file t... - last post by Freda /Alejandro

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.

Visiting Mexico - last post by Gsummit

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.

New Employer asking to file... - last post by coolgt

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.

Adjust status from J1 to H1B? - last post by aaron2020

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.

USCIS Immigrant Fee - last post by Kaptan

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.

Which form at NVC for K1 visa - last post by Pinkrlion

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.

How to proceed - Medical -... - last post by TBoneTX

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.

Help pls: Jamaican national... - 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.

What I should do after I go... - last post by YouAndMeForever

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.

k1 visa - last post by TBoneTX

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.

March 2015 Filing for AOS - last post by awe787

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.

Can my wife work with a GC... - last post by DualityOneness

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Help - last post by Nich-Nick

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 March 2015 Filers - last post by Barbarac83

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.

N400 question - last post by Pennusa

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.

Removal proceeding for fai... - last post by Blue Bianchi

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

Need US navy spouse intervi... - last post by Theara0505

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Abandon Green Card - last post by Brewlin

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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!

Famous Name Game - 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.

Hundreds expected outside P... - last post by lostinblue

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!

NOA2 "now what?" Qu... - last post by TBoneTX

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.

Driver's license validi... - last post by panssey

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 :).

seeking advice for job sear... - last post by 1stLoveRedo

Introducing our Members

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

after expedite EAD i got RF... - last post by Pitaya

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!

Cat Barf, si man - last post by TBoneTX

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

AOS FEE AND IV FEE and othe... - 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!

When to Update Timeline - last post by TBoneTX



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  • March 2015 K-1 Filers 
    Last Reply: Vladsayame, Today, 11:15 PM
    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...
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    Last Reply: Mewbear, Today, 11:15 PM
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    Last Reply: YouAndMeForever, Today, 11:14 PM
     I filed condition green card on 2013 and now I still waiting for approving. I don't know what they are doing . I heard that Vermon Center is overload with paper work right...

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    Sherryll H.

    Need Your Help Guys!! My husband fiLed ouR I-130 last January at USCIS without ouR G325a. We did'nt reCeived any RFE. Our papeRs is aLready at NVC fOr reviEw. Do we need to call the USCIS to submit ouR late G325a? Your Insight will be highLy appReciated!! Thanks

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      28 May
    Mariane

    Can I have mother adopt my nephew who is 11 years old?vAfter that, I want to petition my mother to come live with me in the US,can my mother bring my nephew with her if adoption is successful?

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