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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.

Application problem and don... - last post by Boiler

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.

Colombia - are you waiting... - last post by Russ&Caro

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 Eric & Idalia

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.

I-797 Accepted, now what? - last post by Ning

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.

December 2013 Priority Date - last post by Munafn

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Unusual situation- filing f... - last post by DualityOneness

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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.

If i cancel My B2 Visa Appo... - last post by mallafri76

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.

H1B1 - When can apply? - 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.

Thoughts on choosing a the... - 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.

Successful first entry to t... - last post by wobblyal

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

Question about removal proc... - last post by JeanGrey

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.

Paying IV Fees by Mail - Is... - last post by tasakchy

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.

Interviews for Ethiopia - last post by ItsGonnaBeWorthIt

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.

Form I-601 has been approve... - last post by Nasrin

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.

Transferred? - last post by CatherineA

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.

Medical Exam expired due to... - last post by DualityOneness

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.

Change from Consular Proces... - last post by Ning

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.

How to get money on a K-1 Visa - last post by TBoneTX

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

Immigration - Cash - last post by DualityOneness

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 January 2015 Filers - last post by KASH2011

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 April 2015 Filers - last post by KASH2011

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.

can i travel to my country... - last post by DualityOneness

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

can u join air force or nav... - last post by naijaboy007

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

Bringing child in the US an... - last post by NigeriaorBust

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Off Topic

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

International Pro's and... - last post by Teddy B

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Geography Game IV - 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.

Donald Trump Next President? - last post by Teddy B

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!

Medical to Interview date.... - last post by Nich-Nick

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.

K1 Medical Insurance - last post by Girl from Celebes

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 :).

Weird job interview! - last post by Expat1

Introducing our Members

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

nairobi embassy k1 visa int... - last post by dyn

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 married did you feel be... - last post by GurkenSalat

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Bad NEWS, for anyone who fi... - last post by Elle&Kev

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!

Can't update timeline - last post by X Factor




Latest Immigration Posts

  • Medical to Interview date. How long? 2015 Data. 
    Last Reply: Nich-Nick, Today, 08:18 AM
    The question is asked over and over. The times vary. Here is a list of some real people from the UK forum. There are reasons why some are different. Maybe they didn't send thei...
  • CR-1 Bangkok Embassy 221(g) 
    Last Reply: sjk1128, Today, 08:17 AM
    Okay everyone please forgive me if I am posting this in the wrong area. I was not sure if I should have posted in the "Stupid RFE" forum.Anyways, my wife went to her interview o...
  • Bringing child in the US and back home 
    Last Reply: NigeriaorBust, Today, 08:16 AM
    I have a question to those who have experience of bringing their children in the USA who still have schooling in the Philippines [3rd year in college, shall I say] You have...
  • Colombia - are you waiting for scheduling of interview in Bogota? 
    Last Reply: Russ&Caro, Today, 08:16 AM
    Hello fellow Colombianos y esposas! I have tried to be patient since my case completed date, 30 days ago, in waiting for the scheduling of my wife's visa appointment but I'...
  • scan dates/case complete/interview thread 
    Last Reply: nelya94, Today, 08:14 AM
    Ok my loves.... we have more than 300 people on our spreadsheet.. please post here any updates or questions.... here is the link: https://docs.google....dit?usp=s...

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    yusuf23

    please help me . i had my interview at Cairo embassy and they told me i had to find a joint sponsor . my wife doesnt have a job now and her parents are my co sponsors but they are elderly and dont pay taxes .i have been looking for a sponsor but i havent found anyone yet anyone has any idea?

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      06 Jul
    Ron112

    my cousin is getting a notary at the us embassy in the philippines so he decided to set an appointment online but the problem he's experiencing right now is he doesn't have a passport and it is required to fill in your passport number for setting an appointment for the notarial services,could somebody helped me out please . very much appreciated., thank you

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