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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.

Very quick case approval?! - last post by mohaeed

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.

Police Certificate Submission - last post by Morgs

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-130 Timeline - last post by maitte28

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 netkit

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.

F2B Priority Date 2010 - last post by mshirali1981

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Petition for father, better... - last post by Boiler

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Tourist Visas

Discussion on B1 and B2 tourist visas as well as Border Crossing Cards to the US. People wishing to enter temporarily for pleasure, tourism, business or medical treatment should post here.

Fastest way to get Emergenc... - last post by kausar

Work Visas

Discussion on Work based visas to the USA. H1B, H2A, H2B, H4, L1, L2, O, P1, P3 and Q1 Visas. Hundreds of thousands of people enter the US each year and may even choose to immigrate to the US.

J1 visa to H2B concerns - last post by dmprime1

Student & Exchange Visitor Visas

Discussion on Student (F1 & M1) and Exchange Visitor (J1) 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.

change of status b1 to f1 R... - last post by anony872

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.

Back to the application pag... - last post by SusieQQQ

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

US citizen petition DACA - last post by EM_Vandaveer

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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.

WAITING TIME AFTER THIS? - last post by Ryan H

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 LONG does it take to ge... - last post by parvathy90

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.

What happens to photos etc... - last post by Penguin_ie

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.

NOA2 - will it be delivered... - 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) from K1 and K3 Visas 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.

AOS September 2016 Filers - last post by DDH22

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, Tourist Visa and other US Visas. Please post your interview experiences in the review section.

December 2015 filers - last post by C&I

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.

Service Request Question - last post by rt1012

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Wire Transfers - last post by millefleur

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 how much longer - last post by QueenComley

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.

Haven't been updating a... - last post by Nevyna

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.

US Citizen wife possible vi... - last post by USAMorocco

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

AOS - Interview without spouse - last post by jarsandclay

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Traveling after green card... - last post by Ryan H

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Off Topic

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

90 Day Fiance- Season 4 - last post by B&Z

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Name an Airport (worldwide)... - 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.

GOP congressman on Clinton:... - last post by smilesammich

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!

President Duterte - last post by Philippines^Sagot

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 to bring - last post by Penguin_ie

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 :).

finding work as a trilingua... - last post by TBoneTX

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

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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!

Citizens: Who are you votin... - last post by millefleur

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Deportation News And Stories - last post by Boiler

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