Jump to content

Christopher F

  • Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

About Christopher F

  • Rank
    Junior Member
  • Member # 230736

Profile Information

  • City
  • State

Immigration Info

  • Immigration Status
  • Place benefits filed at

Recent Profile Visitors

402 profile views
  1. Thanks for your response. As of now I haven't seen anything like that. I remember on my notice of action letters also the alien registration number was blank. Perfect! I will keep an eye out when the Visa arrives.
  2. I hope that is correct in my case as well! Thank you!
  3. Thanks for your response! My question is that the alien registration number is a piece of information that is required to pay the Immigrant filing fee. How do I obtain the alien registration number?
  4. Hello all, My wife's CR1 visa was just approved today at the Rio de Janeiro Consulate. I know that I need to pay the Immigrant Filing fee (to get her green card) on the USCIS website but it requires an A#. Does anyone know where I can obtain this? Everything I have looked up says that it is on the Green card itself. Will her CR1 visa have her A# on it? Also, is the green card only shipped out once the immigrant crosses the border? Or is it shipped out immediately after payment? Thanks in advance to anyone's responses!
  5. Affidavit of support - interview

    Hi NasaMara, I'm in a similar situation (processing at NVC) and my wife is in Brazil. Could you send me this list in a private message or post below? Thank you so much! God bless. Chris
  6. Hi MayraAle, Yes! Great news. My case (NOA1 was NOV 2) was approved as of April 20. As of April 24, my case has been shipped to the NVC! About 1 month (and a few days) after it was transferred to Texas, it was approved. So thankful!
  7. Does anyone know how they prioritize transferred applications when going from one service center to another?
  8. That is probably still faster than the Nebraska center. I was under the impression that they process the petitions with the oldest Priority Dates (NOA1 dates). Are you saying that I lose this "seniority"? It's already been 5 months. Obviously, I was hoping they would prioritize mine since it might be older than the ones they are currently processing (if VJ's estimates are accurate). Thanks for your input! Much appreciated.
  9. Thanks for the response! Any idea what the procedure is for when mine will be processed? Seeing as my NOA1 date is further in the past than apps they are currently processing? (assuming VJ is accurate, as you say) We are excited, but I'm trying to understand the new process now. Thanks! Chris
  10. Hello all, Hoping to receive more great advice as I already have from VJ! Thanks in advance for any responses! I (US Citizen) filed an I-130 for my wife and my Priority date is Oct. 28. I just received a I-797C notice that my case has been transferred to the Texas Sevice Center. I'm wondering how the accurate the processing times are on VisaJourney vs. the actual government website. See below for the discrepancies/data. For the both Service Centers: USCIS website shows that "Field Office Processing Dates for Nebraska Service Center as of: January 31, 2017" - "processing cases as of date August 9". USCIS website shows that "Field Office Processing Dates for Texas Service Center as of: January 31, 2017" - "processing cases as of date September 4". For the VisaJourney processing times: Nebraska Service Center processing cases with an NOA1 date of Aug. 31. Texas Service Center processing cases with an NOA1 date of Nov. 31. It seems as though the Gov. website is rarely updated. Does anyone know how accurate the VJ processing times are and how they get the data? If we assume that the Texas Service Center processing time is correct on the VJ website, will they start processing my application right away since i have a priority date of Oct 31? Does anyone know how that works? Hoping for the best! Thanks in advance for any responses! Also, below are a few screenshots to help demonstrate what I am seeing. Thanks! Chris
  11. Thanks for the input so far guys! She was issued the tourist visa a few years ago, before we were married. She's not working now, so I can't really think of any "strong ties" that she has to Brazil. No house payments etc. No real obligations. Could that be a problem? I'd hate to waste $1500 on a plane ticket when I could just as easily go down there. Any further advice/help is appreciated! Chris
  12. Hello all, Thanks to all who help contribute the great info on this site that has helped me a lot so far! I'm posting this question because all the other threads get filled up with off-topic questions etc. Question: My Brazilian wife had a J1 student visa- and currently has a valid us tourist visa. We got our NOA1 about a month and a half ago. Is she free to travel here for a vacation? Any precautions I need to take or anything we need to do? Does she have any chance at all to get denied at customs when she arrives here? Can her traveling here, in any way, negatively affect our ongoing CR1 visa process? Thanks in advance to any replies I receive! Chris
  13. Need help getting married in Brazil

    Hello All! I've been so busy I haven't been online here in a few months! I got everything figured out perfectly and I'm getting married in Brazil next month! Everything over there is already certified and ready to go, and we've set the date through the public registry. What's the smartest thing I can do in terms of bringing home documents with me? Are there any forms that I should have my wife sign while I am there to bring back with me? I'm assuming I should bring back the marriage certificate. Does this need to be translated? Any insight would be greatly appreciated! I just want it to be as smooth as possible and be efficient and try to avoid her having to send me documents in the mail, etc. if I can just bring them back with me. Thank you in advance for anyone that replies, I need some help! Regards, Chris