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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.

Looking for advice on RFE - last post by tyler747

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.

July 2015 I-130 Filers - last post by dilhaitumhara

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 México How to get case... - last post by Maticar

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.

Bringing my parents to US - last post by Ace_High

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.

12 Year Old in Trouble - Ne... - last post by kennym

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Pregnant girlfriend - what... - 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.

help me please im very sick... - last post by HFM181818

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.

Do I look like a Work or Bu... - last post by Darnell

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.

J1 employment terrors - last post by unionmac

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.

Administrative Processing -... - last post by NigeriaorBust

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Discussion on the DACA process and procedures.

AOS Delays from Feb 18 DACA... - last post by TBoneTX

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.

Three N/A - last post by Nessa19

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.

Interview in Santo Domingo - last post by Pitaya

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.

AP-Ready-AP Status and crea... - last post by Fahmi

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.

ALL Potomac I-130 Filers  (... - last post by Sakr and Nana

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.

Immigration status - last post by kay23

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.

Houston filers 2015 report - last post by bmtran

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.

I-765 do I answer  (c)(9) f... - last post by arken

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

I-751 Pending, MERCEDES BEN... - last post by Neonred

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

Removing conditions applica... - last post by mimolicious

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.

US naturalization and divorce - last post by kovacs

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 Dodgertown

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

CR-1 Visa - Stationed in Ge... - last post by Darnell

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

No green card - last post by tz.and.ed

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Off Topic

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

A Midsummer Night's Rant - last post by Darnell

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Famous Name Game - Version 2 - last post by Jawaree

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

US Muslim forced off plane... - last post by Sousuke

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!

Unaccompanied minor to trav... - last post by kdeleon

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.

Medical Benefits for Perman... - last post by G_One

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 :).

job search in new york - last post by WaterLily

Introducing our Members

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

New to VJ,  American born c... - last post by Pitaya

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!

Wedgies, si man! - last post by TBoneTX

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Immigrants tell their stori... - last post by RachelG

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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    hello visajourney family i just want to ask my k1 visa case approved november 09, 2015 but till now my notice of action not yet arrived is its really took long to arrive my NOA2 even my case is already approved ?

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