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Entering the US with CR-1 Visa

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According to this page

If you are issued an immigrant visa, the consular officer will give you your passport containing the immigrant visa and a sealed packet containing the documents which you provided. It is important that you do not open the sealed packet. Only the U.S. immigration official should open this packet when you enter the United States.

I had my Embassy processing and interview last week, but was not given a sealed, brown packet. I was only given a CD-rom (which seems to have come from my medical examination maybe).

Has something been overlooked or has the process changed?

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Usually they post that out to you now


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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Ah, ok. Thanks! Do you know if it will arrive along with my passport, which I'm expecting to be delivered today? Or is it mailed separately?

The Cd Is your chest x-Ray which nobody in immigration has further need for. Your delivery from the courier will have an outer wrapper containing the sealed envelope (marked DO NOT OPEN) and the passport. Remove the wrapper to get the passport out, and leave the paper envelope intact. It has all your immigration files and the medical results. Edited by Nich-Nick

England.gifENGLAND ---

K-1 Timeline 4 months, 19 days 03-10-08 VSC to 7-29-08 Interview London

10-05-08 Married

AOS Timeline 5 months, 14 days 10-9-08 to 3-23-09 No interview

Removing Conditions Timeline 5 months, 20 days12-27-10 to 06-10-11 No interview

Citizenship Timeline 3 months, 26 days 12-31-11 Dallas to 4-26-12 Interview Houston

05-16-12 Oath ceremony

The journey from Fiancé to US citizenship:

4 years, 2 months, 6 days

243 pages of forms/documents submitted

No RFEs

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