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Question regarding R1 & R2 visa (religious)
Posted 14 March 2013 - 11:04 PM
In God WE trust
Our wonderful journey together
K1 Visa journey
09/19/2011 129F sent (Vermont Service Center)
01/13/2012 Noa 2
01/31/2012 Medical Results
02/27/2012 Email from the Embassy with the interview appointment
04/03/2012 K1 visa interview (Approved)
04/16/2012 Picked up my passport and visa at DHL
04/20/2012 Arrived to Miami, Fl
05/17/2012 Civil wedding Hollywood, Fl
Adjustment of Status journey
07/19/2012 485-I & I-765 sent
08/03/2012 NBC NoA 1
08/31/2012 Biometrics appointment
09/29/2012 EAD card
11/19/2012 SSN card
01/02/2013 Provisional Driver's license
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04/27/2013 Green Card in hand
04/29/2013 New Driver's license valid for 8 years
04/30/2013 Upgraded my SSN
05/23/2013 Church Wedding Miami, Fl
05/25/2013 We're having Baby! Due date January 27, 2014
01/18/2014 OUR BOY MATTIAS WAS BORN @5.56 AM WITH 8LS AND 19 INCHES!!
01/21/2015 Remove of Conditions
Posted 16 March 2013 - 06:20 AM
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC
May 4, 2009
May, 26, 2009
POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA
Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS
Posted 16 May 2013 - 05:23 PM
The best think to do is to the DMV with your passport showing the visa stamped or the approval notice (I797 i think). with this even you don;t have a Social Security Number you can get your driver license.
And for apply to a Greencard from a R visa. If he can prove 2 years working continuously for the same church will be able to get the Green Card. The documents for a EB4 (Religious visa) is very similar to the documents to get the R visa (the church need to show that the petitioner works for them and the pastor show his taxes)
Posted 16 April 2014 - 06:15 AM
Posted 16 April 2014 - 10:46 AM
*** Old thread closed; recent question has been asked in a different thread, which has been moved from Work Visas to the CR-1 Process forum. ***
06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).
07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?
09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).
09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).
10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."
12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.
12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.
12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.
01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.
01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.
04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").
05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.
05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).
06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."
07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.
08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).
08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).
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