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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 for fiance - last post by JDWright

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.

NVC Filers - September 2015 - last post by pepper44

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).

Documents Required to estab... - last post by rdtogg

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.

March 2015 I-130 for parent... - last post by zineb19861z

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.

NVC process for VSC filers... - last post by f2aind

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Marry in Canada and live in... - 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.

VWP Eligibility after K1 Visa - last post by Mena28

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.

Lawyers in Houston.... Need... - last post by dwheels76

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 stipend included in i864A - last post by NancyNguyen

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.

lost my case number - last post by SusieQQQ

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

Will I banned at K1 interview? - last post by C8787

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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.

nvc - last post by jysjin

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.

do i have to make new 2 Pol... - last post by medomezo777

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 kaleem999

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.

Is it possible to expedite... - last post by Ryan H

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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.

July 2015 AOS filers - last post by CQer

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.

August filers 2015 - last post by Becky86

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.

Citizen wife applied for hu... - last post by Kastrs

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Moving retirement to the US - last post by shadowfox7569

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 December 2014 Filers - last post by PastaMania

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-652 - last post by Gcoral1234

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.

VAWA, Part 6 - last post by DL28

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

Apply for the k1 or get mar... - last post by CatherineA

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

returning resident visa - last post by newacct

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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 KASH2011

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

Virginia TV journalists kil... - last post by Not a Tailor

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!

Canada September 2015 Inter... - last post by Loki_Go

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.

Time clocks and new arrivals - last post by TBoneTX

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 the U.S After en... - last post by newacct

Introducing our Members

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

Can I file I-130 while I-48... - last post by May2014

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!

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

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

"Obama Modifies Oath of... - last post by Amhara

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Latest Immigration Posts

  • Canada September 2015 Interview Thread 
    Last Reply: Loki_Go, Today, 11:08 AM
    Let this be a place for us to discuss plans, preparation, experiences, good/bad.. Anything related to September interviews, specially in Montreal. So far following are alre...
  • K1 for fiance 
    Last Reply: JDWright, Today, 11:08 AM
    Hi. I have a unique situation. I am a native to the USA. My ex husband is from Ghana. He came here on a B1/B2 visa and we met while living in the same area. We married in July o...
  • NVC Filers - September 2015 
    Last Reply: pepper44, Today, 11:08 AM
    Welcome to another monthly thread for those going through NVC. Good luck to all! Please read everything below and refer to it throughout your NVC journey, whether this is your f...
  • July 2015 AOS filers 
    Last Reply: CQer, Today, 11:07 AM
    Hi, everyone! We filed for AOS, EAD and AP today! Waiting for NOA-1 now!Very exciting!
  • February 2015 filers - Texas Service Center 
    Last Reply: naddy, Today, 11:06 AM
    I though it might be useful to have a thread just for the TSC filers, especially seeing as CSC approvals are already coming in for Feb!  This way those of us who are in for...

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    dolphase

    Am sponsoring for my wife and 15months old daughter on my own. I know I have to fill a seperate form for AOS. even though there are instructions on the form but I still get confused. Please help me out to know which form to fill. is either I 864ez or I 864.

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      29 Aug
    kingjulian

    hi all, my fiancee is doing the k1 visa he second time. is this going to get uscis suspicious? also, the firdt one she did did not end up in marriage and what are srong evidence we can provide

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