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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

This forum discusses the US immigration procedure used 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 2014 Filers - last post by MK214

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

This forum discusses the US immigration procedure used to obtain an 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.

Need Helpful info - last post by FZSA

Direct Consular Filing (DCF) General Discussion

This forum discusses an expedited IR1 / CR1 Visa processing procedure if both the US Citizen and their non US Citizen spouse are living overseas (residence).

Is balikbayan stamp valid f... - last post by Ehmz

Bringing Family Members of US Citizens to America

This forum is for 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.

F1 case complete and waitin... - last post by Hura

Bringing Family Members of Permanent Residents to America

This forum is for discussing general issues regarding 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 case complete, Non curr... - last post by pagu

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

This forum is to discuss family based US visa options.

[Help]What type of visa do... - last post by yazan.bilal

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Tourist Visas

This forum is for discussion tourist visas (B-1/B-2) to the US. People wishing to enter temporarily for pleasure, tourism, business or medical treatment should post here.

Very disappointing - Trying... - last post by Christopher R.

Work Visas

This forum is for 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.

Applying for a green card f... - last post by aussie_jason

Student & Exchange Visitor Visas

This forum is for discussing 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.

J-1 visa, chance to stay? - last post by panamajourney

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.

A question about entering t... - last post by jayjaym

Toggle Consulate & USCIS Service Center Discussion Consulate & USCIS Service Center Discussion

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National Visa Center (Dept of State)

All petitions for Visas pass through here before going overseas. The NVC is also the clearing house for many petition types. If you are wondering "What's up at the NVC!", then post here! NVC Phone# 603-334-0700.

do we need to submit PCC in... - last post by mumbaiVictory

US Embassy and Consulate Discussion

This forum is for general experiences or questions related to US embassies around the world. Visa specific questions should be posted in their respective forums. Please post your interview experiences in the review section.

Documents Arrangement - last post by Lovie Lovie

Waivers (I-601 and I-212) and Administrative Processes (221g)

This forum is for discussion on the administrative processes and waivers sometimes required for 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 sajidla

USCIS Service Centers

This forum is for posting information on the 5 major USCIS Service Centers: Texas, Vermont, Nebraska, California and Missouri (National Benefits Center). To find out current processing times click here.

Refugee Visa - last post by Inna_2014

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

Once you are in the US you will need to file for Adjustment of Status (AOS) to become a permanent resident of the USA. This process is lengthy and can be confusing at first. Please post your interview experiences in the review section.

March 2014 AOS Filers - last post by virji1988

Adjustment of Status from Work, Student, & Tourist Visas


  1. Adjustment of Status Case Filing and Progress Reports

This forum is to discuss the process of filing for Adjustment of Status (AOS) from a Work, Student or Tourist Visa. Please post your interview experiences in the review section.

February 2014 Filers - last post by virji1988

Working & Traveling During US Immigration


  1. Social Security Numbers

This forum discusses 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.

SSN : Have to wait 21 days... - last post by Anonymous885

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Cannot cash tax refund check - last post by Avery Cates

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

This forum is for sharing your experiences in "Removing Conditions" for Conditional Permanent Residents (I-751).

I-751 April 2014 Filers - last post by georgeramsaran

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.

My Oath Ceremony Experience... - last post by O and Mr.P

Effects of Major Family Changes on Immigration Benefits

This forum is dedicated to topics such as but not limited to divorce or even the loss of life of a petitioning relative (Family Member) and how it may affect immigration related benefits.

Got married on a K1 in Marc... - last post by SingleDad2usc

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

This forum is for discussing general immigration issues related to members (and family) of the US Military

After Boot Camp, when can I... - last post by biaobiao

General Immigration-Related Discussion

This forum is for discussing general immigration topics.

BINATIONAL SAME SEX COUPLES... - last post by hklad

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Off Topic

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

Black Toenails and Killer C... - last post by JTB11

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Name a Letter or Character... - last post by X Factor

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

Sugar - last post by Porterhouse

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

This Forum is dedicated to discussion on the major regions around the world. Topics of discussion may include travel, moving, what to eat and any other experience you may wish to share or inquire about. Have fun!

K1 approved, arrived in US... - last post by Anonymous885

Moving Here 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.

Housing discrimination on f... - last post by babsloblaw

Finding Work in America

This forum is where members can discuss the topic of finding work in America as a new or current 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 :).

Alleviating some fears - last post by luckytxn

Introducing our Members

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

LDR Love Story, by Matt... - last post by Matt & Dhaz

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

Immigration News and Discussion

This section is for immigration related news and discussion

Expect more delays in '... - last post by Robby999

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!

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Latest Immigration Posts

  • March 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: MK214, Today, 06:48 AM
    Sent our I-129f on 03/04/2014. Received on 03/05/2014. Still waiting for our NOA1. Good Luck everyone!
  • Need Helpful info 
    Last Reply: FZSA, Today, 06:45 AM
    hi all members,  i got my CHECKLIST COVER LETTER) from NVC on 9th Apr 2014 and im still waiting for the interview date can any body help me to predict my interview dat...
  • F2A case complete, Non current PD & retrogression 
    Last Reply: pagu, Today, 06:44 AM
    HI greetings!!!  The level of tension has incresed with the news of Retrogression happening in coming Months, My PD is 10th sept 2013 just two days from the curre...
  • March 2014 AOS Filers 
    Last Reply: virji1988, Today, 06:42 AM
    Didn't see any topics for this month. Just mailed my paperwork today.Adjusting from L1-B, married to USC.Sent to Chicago via UPS 2day
  • I-751 April 2014 Filers 
    Last Reply: georgeramsaran, Today, 06:41 AM
    Let's start the thread California Service Center (0 applicants)VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....ApprovedName..................--/--/--......--/--/...

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    Exactly one year ago at 7:15pm(even remember the time lol) We got our NOA2!! I remember that day real good because its like CSC woke up from their long 7 to 9 months of sleep got so many people approved that day on visa journey as well!!

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