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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.

November K1 filers - last post by emilyrptimm

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.

Jan 2015 Support and Rant T... - last post by MoBar65

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).

Waiting for NOA 2 London - last post by Nich-Nick

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.

Lost my job, , sponsoring m... - last post by aaron2020

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.

F2A March 2015 Interview - last post by nertilduraku

What Visa Do I Need - Family Based Immigration

Discussion on family based US visa options.

Living with foriegn partner... - last post by baberahamlincln

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.

Visiter visa for brother wh... - last post by Ning

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.

A hopeless case! - last post by mimolicious

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.

OPT extension pending - last post by hashha

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.

photocopy - last post by sam416

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.

Submitting documents to NVC - last post by starkey321

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.

what is the packet 3??? - last post by steftlin

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.

Exactly how do I notarize a... - last post by Jawaree

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.

Petition Expediancy Period - last post by Ryan H

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.

Several Questions HELP!!! A... - last post by Hypnos

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.

Marrying on student visa HE... - last post by RnZ

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.

SS Card Rejected!! K1 Visa... - last post by Girl from Celebes

Tax & Finances During US Immigration

Discussion on Tax and Financial Topics Relating to US Immigration.

my husband has working permit - last post by Umka36

Removing Conditions on Residency General Discussion

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

I-751 Waiver Filers Timeline - last post by Holly2234

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.

Field office closings – Nor... - last post by JimmyHou

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.

I'm about to Get a Divo... - last post by doshi8000

Military Immigration-Related Discussion

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

Foreign education requirements - last post by Boiler

General Immigration-Related Discussion

Discussion on general US immigration topics.

I-485 Biometrics and Gun Ra... - last post by ExPatty

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Off Topic

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

Harry Tarklar and the Thrif... - last post by SAT

Games While You Wait

Game threads of all sorts go here. Have fun!

Famous Name Game - last post by Maria&Seve

Current Events and Hot Social Topics

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

The Official CE&HST  Su... - last post by I AM NOT THAT GUY

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!

Form i134 was not asked dur... - last post by Hank_

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.

looking for fellow Filipino... - last post by aaron2020

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 :).

Is foreign degree evaluatio... - last post by Umka36

Introducing our Members

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

Hello from Canada - last post by Keith J

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!

Video Games - last post by NLR

US Immigration News and Discussion

Discussion on the latest US immigration news

Despite Obama, immigration... - last post by Blueblood

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!

Timeline won't let me u... - last post by tito88



Latest Immigration Posts

  • Submitting documents to NVC 
    Last Reply: starkey321, Today, 08:04 PM
    The supporting documents for the DS260 ex; birth certificate, police records etc.  For Guatemala can we send just copies and take originals to the interview???...
  • Form i134 was not asked during interview But Approved 
    Last Reply: Hank_, Today, 08:03 PM
    I had my interview last Jan 22 2015 and eveything went smooth but i am just wondering why they didnt ask for my petitioners i134 its just odd coz i thought it was one of the mos...
  • Several Questions HELP!!! AOS + Travel + Joint Sponsor 
    Last Reply: Hypnos, Today, 08:00 PM
    If I need a joint sponsor for my husband's green card, what are the income requirements for a single joint sponsor? Is it different than two people? I have a friend who is singl...
  • Jan 2015 Support and Rant Thread 
    Last Reply: MoBar65, Today, 08:00 PM
        Welcome to the January Support and Rant Thread, we are hear to help and comfort            http://www.sherv.net/e...
  • Need advice!!! Please help!!!! 
    Last Reply: Ryan H, Today, 08:00 PM
    My CC on January 6th but still waiting for interview date for hubby. I'm the petitioner and planning to go to India to visit my husband (beneficiary) soon. I haven't received th...

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      26 Jan
    churvalolo

    I've been waiting on my Noa2. we filed in Feb. 2014... I keep getting the same answers from the call centers and via email..Also the congress got involve and called CSC, their response were the same of what they told me background check , security check !!!! Should I call them once a week to bug them about my case? No RFE Last email from them was sent January 24, 2015: Thank you for sending our office your inquiry. USCIS computer systems show that you constituents peti...

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      25 Jan
    hatoum88888

    please me and my fiance need to have a sponcor for the k1 visa process cause shes not qualified for it so i wanna know what the sponcor need to fill as a application and what is the other papers need to give it to us to proove it in the embassy in the interview day anyone can help me please i will be appreciating for this and thank you so much

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