RachaelP

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  • Immigration Status
    K-1 Visa
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    California Service Center
  • Country
    Brazil

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  1. The daughter is his biological child. She has been approved for an IR visa.
  2. Ok. Thank you for your help. My friend will be starting his CR-1 application tomorrow.
  3. He and his wife tried to get an expedited AP, but they were given the run-around at the immigration office. I think during this emotional time, the wife was beside herself with worry for her mother and made an emotional decision to leave without the documentation. They had not yet filed for AOS. Given the circumstances, I guess this is in their favor as I think that they would have forfeited the fee when she left two days ago.
  4. Hello VJers, I have a friend who recently brought his fiancé to the USA on a fiancé visa and they married in August. The couple's daughter was just approved for a visa to join them. She planned to immigrate very soon, but until then has been staying with her grandmother (fiancé's mother.) This past week, the grandmother had a stroke. My friend's wife apparently had no luck getting an emergency approval on advanced parole, and she felt she had no choice but to leave to be with her mother and child. I wish they had talked to me before that decision and I would have consulted this forum first..... But they didn't know to, and she returned to Brazil two days ago. Is there any hope for her to not have to start the process over, or will they be forced to go the spousal visa route? I am meeting soon with my friend to find out more details (like if the AP application is in progress, or if it was flat denied). I am afraid I do not currently have any specific details... I appreciate advice from all you knowledgeable VJers. I know the outlook isn't promising. Sadly, my friend spent much of his disposable income on the first visa, his daughters visa, and airline tickets..... He is absolutely crushed right now, as is his family.
  5. California Service Center (16 applicants, 0 approved - 0%) VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....Approved ARINLARS..............09/29/15......10/01/15......10/30/15......--/--/-- LAURANGEL1311.........10/02/15......10/17/15......11/02/15......--/--/-- AMERICANLIFE..........10/03/15......10/05/15......11/03/15......--/--/-- SMITHERTON............10/07/15......10/09/15......11/04/15......--/--/-- SUD YAUD..............10/08/15......10/13/15......11/10/15......--/--/-- MASSAWI...............10/15/15......10/19/15......12/21/15......--/--/-- YAADIE................10/19/15......10/21/15......11/20/15......--/--/-- CANDYCRUSHSAGA........10/19/15......10/21/15......11/19/15......--/--/-- RAMZ..................10/19/15......10/21/15......11/17/15......--/--/-- (Early bio:11/09/15) TEAMMMSIG.............10/20/15......10/21/15......11/19/15......--/--/-- NUTSINSF..............10/20/15......10/21/15......--N/A/--......--/--/-- (Bio not needed) VAZPAYNE91............10/21/15......10/23/15......11/18/15......--/--/-- TEAMM&M ..............10/26/15......10/28/15......11/24/15......--/--/-- (Early bio:11/17/15) RACHAELP..............10/26/15......10/28/15......11/23/15......--/--/-- TOLL..................10/28/15......10/29/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- YNDY..................10/29/15......11/02/15......12/02/15......--/--/-- Vermont Service Center (9 applicants, 0 approved - 0%) VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....Approved OCTOBER21..............09/28/15......10/01/15......10/28/15......--/--/-- JOHN & FAY.............10/05/15......10/23/15......11/05/15......--/--/-- A_SINGH................10/10/15......10/14/15......11/10/15......--/--/-- RBGINMARTINI...........10/15/15......--/--/15......--/--/15......--/--/-- BELLAINTELECTUAL.......10/19/15......10/22/15......11/20/15......--/--/-- JERNI..................10/19/15......10/22/15......11/18/15......--/--/-- MRSS13.................10/24/15......10/27/15......11/25/15......--/--/-- KAKA1..................10/26/15......10/30/15......12/01/15......--/--/-- DANNYPHAN91............10/29/15......--/--/--......--/--/--......--/--/-- IMPORTANT! * Make sure that your VJ Text Editor setting is set to Rich Text Editor. * Go to the MOST RECENTLY POSTED VERSION of this list (go to the last post and scroll UP) and "Reply" to it, deleting the "quote" tags in your reply. * Please DO NOT change the font, font size, add colors, stuff like that. * Please PREVIEW before posting to make sure it is properly formatted. * Please check that you have not deleted anyone's NAME & DATA. Date of I-751 = The Date you sent your application. NOA Date = The Receipt Date on your original NOA letter. Biometrics = The Date of your biometrics appointment. Approved = The Date your case was approved. * Please Capitalize your VJ Name when adding it to the list. * When you're on this list, please come back to update your information accordingly. * If you cannot add your information yourself, please ask another VJ member to help you do so.
  6. California Service Center (12 applicants, 0 approved - 0%) VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....Approved ARINLARS..............09/29/15......10/01/15......10/30/15......--/--/-- LAURANGEL1311.........10/02/15......10/??/15......11/02/15......--/--/-- SMITHERTON............10/07/15......10/09/15......11/04/15......--/--/-- SUD YAUD..............10/08/15......10/13/15......11/10/15......--/--/-- YAADIE................10/19/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- CANDYCRUSHSAGA........10/19/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- RAMZ..................10/19/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- TEAMMMSIG.............10/20/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- NUTSINSF..............10/20/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- VAZPAYNE91............10/21/15......10/23/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- TEAMM&M ..............10/26/15......--/--/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- RACHAELP..............10/26/15......10/28/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- Vermont Service Center (9 applicants, 0 approved - 0%) VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....Approved OCTOBER21..............09/28/15......10/01/15......10/28/15......--/--/-- JOHN & FAY.............10/05/15......10/23/15......11/05/15......--/--/-- A_SINGH................10/10/15......10/14/15......11/10/15......--/--/-- RBGINMARTINI...........10/15/15......--/--/15......--/--/15......--/--/-- BELLAINTELECTUAL.......10/19/15......--/--/--......--/--/--......--/--/-- JERNI..................10/19/15......10/22/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- MRSS13.................10/24/15......10/31/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- KAKA1..................10/26/15......--/--/--......--/--/--......--/--/-- DANNYPHAN91............10/29/15......--/--/--......--/--/--......--/--/-- IMPORTANT! * Make sure that your VJ Text Editor setting is set to Rich Text Editor. * Go to the MOST RECENTLY POSTED VERSION of this list (go to the last post and scroll UP) and "Reply" to it, deleting the "quote" tags in your reply. * Please DO NOT change the font, font size, add colors, stuff like that. * Please PREVIEW before posting to make sure it is properly formatted. * Please check that you have not deleted anyone's NAME & DATA. Date of I-751 = The Date you sent your application. NOA Date = The Receipt Date on your original NOA letter. Biometrics = The Date of your biometrics appointment. Approved = The Date your case was approved. * Please Capitalize your VJ Name when adding it to the list. * When you're on this list, please come back to update your information accordingly. * If you cannot add your information yourself, please ask another VJ member to help you do so.
  7. Thank you, BRlove, for your reply. You have been very helpful!
  8. California Service Center (10 applicants, 0 approved - 0%) VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....Approved ARINLARS..............09/29/15......10/01/15......10/30/15......--/--/-- SMITHERTON............10/07/15......10/09/15......11/04/15......--/--/-- SUD YAUD..............10/08/15......10/13/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- YAADIE................10/19/15......--/--/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- CANDYCRUSHSAGA........10/19/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- RAMZ..................10/19/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- TEAMMMSIG.............10/20/15......10/21/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- NUTSINSF..............10/23/15......--/--/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- TEAMM&M ..............10/26/15......--/--/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- RACHAELP..............10/26/15......--/--/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- Vermont Service Center (8 applicants, 0 approved - 0%) VJName..............Date of I-751...NOA1 Date....Biometrics.....Approved OCTOBER21..............09/28/15......10/01/15......10/28/15......--/--/-- JOHN & FAY.............10/05/15......10/23/15......11/05/15......--/--/-- A_SINGH................10/10/15......10/14/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- RBGINMARTINI...........10/15/15......--/--/15......--/--/15......--/--/-- BELLAINTELECTUAL.......10/19/15......--/--/--......--/--/--......--/--/-- JERNI..................10/19/15......10/22/15......--/--/--......--/--/-- MRSS13.................10/24/15......--/--/--......--/--/--......--/--/-- KAKA1..................10/26/15......--/--/--......--/--/--......--/--/-- IMPORTANT! * Make sure that your VJ Text Editor setting is set to Rich Text Editor. * Go to the MOST RECENTLY POSTED VERSION of this list (go to the last post and scroll UP) and "Reply" to it, deleting the "quote" tags in your reply. * Please DO NOT change the font, font size, add colors, stuff like that. * Please PREVIEW before posting to make sure it is properly formatted. * Please check that you have not deleted anyone's NAME & DATA. Date of I-751 = The Date you sent your application. NOA Date = The Receipt Date on your original NOA letter. Biometrics = The Date of your biometrics appointment. Approved = The Date your case was approved. * Please Capitalize your VJ Name when adding it to the list. * When you're on this list, please come back to update your information accordingly. * If you cannot add your information yourself, please ask another VJ member to help you do so.
  9. disregard.... Cannot figure out how to delete a post, so I edited instead.
  10. Lovecouple, Did you and your husband register your marriage in Brazil, yet? My husband and I are trying to do that but have several questions. The Consulate in Washington DC has been very challenging to communicate with, so I am hoping for some guidance on the process. Our timelines are very similar. I see you are going through ROC now. We just sent in our I-751 package this week!

  11. Hello! My husband (Brazilian National) and I (USC) were married in July of 2013. We are just now getting around to registering our marriage in Brazil (largely due to confusion on the process and difficulty getting any response to questions from the Brazilian embassy in Washington). We would appreciate any advice from Brazilian/American couples who have successfully registered their marriage in Brazil. We have collected and completed the following forms and documents: Marriage Registration Application Form Statement that I (USC) have never married and divorced a Brazilian National before. (Instructions say: "- Declaration of marital status signed by the spouse, who is not a Brazilian citizen, must be notarized by Notary Public of the Consulate jurisdiction. " So I cannot have any Notary Public sign? If this is paperwork that we send in BEFORE scheduling a consular meeting in Washington, how do we get a Notary of the Consulate Jurisdiction? Husband's Brazilian passport My US Passport Birth Certificates (Though, I believe I need to get more recent ones as they were issued more than 6 mo ago. I see an option for having 2 witnesses confirm that he is not married in Brazil if the birth certificate is older than 6 mo. Has anyone done this? The form is slightly confusing.... My decree of dissolution from my first husband (USC, not Brazilian) Local Marriage Certificate Consular Fee ($20 + $5 for additional copies) The website says to submit all materials by scanning and emailing them to a given address. If I do that, how do I PAY the consular fee which has to be done by a US Postal Money Order? I don't see a mailing address. Surprises me that they would want payment separated from the documents. Am I misunderstanding this? ​We would also like to schedule to give the final signature when the Brazilian consulate travels to our area rather than travel to Washington DC. (I hear the Consulate visits my city quarterly. Has anyone arranged this before? We cannot seem to get any response from the brazilian consulate. We get automated emails that a response can be expected in a couple weeks, and then we never hear back. (sigh) Thank you very much for any advice you can give!
  12. Thank you for your input! I will take a few extra days to get the life insurance documentation. Doesn't hurt to be thoroughly prepared.
  13. Hello, My husband (Green Card holder) and I are about to send in the RoC paperwork, and we would like opinions from VJers on whether we have sufficient evidence. Here is what we have prepared to send: Cover letter, Check for $590, completed Form I-751 Copies of his Green Card, Brazilian Passport, and Ohio Driver's License Copies of the Final Decrees of Adoption designating my husband as the legal father of our two sons. 2013 and 2014 tax return transcripts showing our joint returns for the past two years. A copy of the deed to our house showing joint ownership. Copies of bank statements for our joint checking and savings accounts and our credit card statement. Copies of our auto insurance policy and health insurance cards showing joint policies. My husband's 401k listing me as the primary beneficiary of his account, and our sons as secondary beneficiaries. Photos of our family dated from our marriage through the present time. (3 pages of pics -- 7 pics per page with descriptions and dates -- each page is organized by year.) Our credit card was mine before we were married, so I added my husband as an authorized buyer when we married in 2013. Statements only list me, so I submitted a screen print of the Authorized Users page. This past month, our credit card company began listing purchases by users. So Sept 2015 shows purchases under his name, but all other statements lump us together and only list my name as the primary user. Do you think this will be a problem? I have included the summary page of 7 checking statements and 7 savings statements ( September, January, and April statements for the years 2014 and 2015, as well as September 2013) I am hoping this shows that our account has been joint since our marriage. Should I print a statement for every month, or does a few from each year seem sufficient? I do have life insurance policies of which my husband is the beneficiary, but I do not have the paperwork showing this easily accessible in the next few days. (I had hoped to submit on Oct 22.) Do you think my evidence is strong without life insurance information? (Particularly the fact he adopted my children, making him legally and financially responsible for them. I would think that evidence would be pretty strong.) If more evidence would be prudent, I could delay our submission to collect more, but if this is strong enough, I would like to not delay. Thanks VJers! I appreciate your knowledgeable advice!