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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.

haven't receive any packet - last post by b.singh

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.

August  2014 Interviews - last post by Murf & Reggie

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).

DCF Mexico - last post by Confusedtinybird

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.

Questions about mom's I... - last post by green-world2012

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.

Interview Letter Update? - last post by Phillip Wu

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

K1 Was Denied - last post by Ian H.

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.

17 yr old attending high sc... - last post by milimelo

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.

PLEASE HELP .. - 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.

refusal of Spouse F-1 visa... - 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.

DV 2015 High CN from Asia - last post by s3d0n

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.

Checklist after case is com... - last post by Sam240984

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.

have not receive any packet... - last post by b.singh

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 Aisha& Wajid

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.

Contact Media, Lets Do it T... - last post by liznaj7

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.

Tuberculin Skin Test - last post by britishdakota

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.

June 2014 Filers - last post by ozraiel

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.

Work - last post by KayDeeCee

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

amend tax return - last post by MUXAGIRL

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 August 2014 Filers - last post by Happy Chic

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.

N-400 March 2014 - last post by Mistere

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 5 - last post by sandranj

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

K-1 immigration-Vets with a... - last post by Rob187

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Green card production after... - last post by coolguyflorida

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Off Topic

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

Backaches, Bimbos, and Brea... - last post by SAT

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Abbreviation Meanings - Abbr - last post by JIJourney

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

NYPD investigating hate fly... - last post by Hail Ming!

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!

Bank Statement, Salary pay... - last post by irelandist

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.

Work - last post by DualityOneness

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 :).

2 Interviews in the next co... - last post by DualityOneness

Introducing our Members

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

Hello - last post by JIJourney

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

Not Good news "Glitch crash... - last post by LDN2DEN

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!

turning off email notificat... - last post by Captain Ewok

Latest Immigration Posts

  • August 2014 Interviews 
    Last Reply: Murf & Reggie, Today, 06:25 AM
    Welcome to the New and Improved Case Complete to Interview Monthly thread.   The list that has been updated has now been moved to a spreadsheet like the one used in th...
  • Bank Statement, Salary pay stub (To what extent until the date of interview?) 
    Last Reply: irelandist, Today, 06:25 AM
    Hi again, I'm currently preparing for the needed documents for my Interview on the first week of September. I wanna know to what extent does the embassy consider the dates...
  • Vawa Part 5 
    Last Reply: sandranj, Today, 06:24 AM
    Vawa part 4 has been closed do to size, here is the link if you need to catch up. http://www.visajourn...45-vawa-part-4/ Good Luck everyone!
  • NVC Filers - July 2014 
    Last Reply: Murf & Reggie, Today, 06:24 AM
    Welcome to another monthly thread for those going through NVC!  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Before posting questions, please read the wik...
  • N-400 March 2014 
    Last Reply: Mistere, Today, 06:18 AM
    I know its early but we are getting excited about sending in Israel's N-400 next month. Who else is applying March 2014?

Recent Status Updates

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      31 Jul

    June 23, 2014 marks our first year of a very happy marriage. We have been so blessed from the beginning,alhamdulillah,and I wanted to update our story to share and show it can be done. My husband has adjusted to life in the US and has been working very hard, has good job and plans to finish his education. A special thanks to all the people from VJ that helped us along the way, and a very special thanks to the dear friends I have come to know. Inshallah may all your journeys be blessed.

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      28 Jul

    We finished up everything and we sent our last documents and NVC received 8/07/2014 , And we still didn't get anything yet :(, how long more it's supposed to take ?

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