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Does US embassy manila accepts divorce decree from Japan? I am previously married to Japanese & got divorce in Japan.. Do I still need to get it recognized here in the Philippines? Please help!

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The USA will recognize it and it should be ok for the us embassy however you might have problems in the Philippine? If the Japanese person file then yes your divorce will be recognize. If you being the Filipina file for the divorce no the Philippines will not recognize your divorce and you will need an annulment

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What do u mean I will have a problem in the Philippines? We're not planning to get married here in the Philippines.. I'm just worried if us embassy manila will accept my divorce decree from Japan.. I don't want to spend so much money having it recognize here in the Philippines..

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What do u mean I will have a problem in the Philippines? We're not planning to get married here in the Philippines.. I'm just worried if us embassy manila will accept my divorce decree from Japan.. I don't want to spend so much money having it recognize here in the Philippines..

Then the answer is no you won't have a problem with USEM at your interview. Be sure to have an original divorce decree for the interview. I'd recommend having it in English if it us not already and then certified/nortized whichever the government entity in Japan uses to certify documents for their authenticity.


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Thank you for that helpful info. Greenbaum!?

Your welcome. Good luck


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TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

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The USA will recognize it and it should be ok for the us embassy however you might have problems in the Philippine? If the Japanese person file then yes your divorce will be recognize. If you being the Filipina file for the divorce no the Philippines will not recognize your divorce and you will need an annulment

So This information is incorrect?

It really doesn't matter to USEM if her divorce in Japan was filed by Philippines citizen?

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no it does not matter I only added that info so she will know that if only if she returns to the Philippines there might be a problem with the Philippines government. I did not think it will be that hard for people to understand what the statement was saying. plain in simple yes the USA government will recognize the divorce but if you ever go back to the Philippines that country may not if you have no desire to go bsck then no worry if you do that is your problem

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Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
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Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

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Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

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So This information is incorrect?

It really doesn't matter to USEM if her divorce in Japan was filed by Philippines citizen?

the Info is not incorrect maybe a little more info that you and the op do not understand but it is not incorrect


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Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

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the Info is not incorrect maybe a little more info that you and the op do not understand but it is not incorrect

From reading the rest of the post here. it seems like Greenbaum is saying as long as she (Beneficiary) provides a divorce decree to the USEM, then it does not matter if the she was or was not the original petition for the divorce.

This is what I am slightly confused on

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From reading the rest of the post here. it seems like Greenbaum is saying as long as she (Beneficiary) provides a divorce decree to the USEM, then it does not matter if the she was or was not the original petition for the divorce.

This is what I am slightly confused on

yes for the usa it is good. i only add the extra info to let the op know if she ever had to go back to the philippines to live. then she might have a problem in the Philippines.it was extra info that i probably should not of and did not need to include

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ROC
Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

http://jerryjja.wix.com/filipinasaswa?_ga=1.194674661.91538870.1441656248

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A Filipno who is divorced in another country is view differently by the two government's involved that being The Philippines and the USA. Since her petition for a Visa is with the USA then she must meet all of the USA's requirements to secure their Visa. YSEM requires that you have a legal and official document that states you are free to marry again whereas USEM recognizes a divorce from Japan. USEM could care less what the Philippines requires of their citizens. Because she is not getting remarried in the Philippines it doesn't matter. BUT, in the eyes of the Philippine government she has committed bigamy because she had not resolved her marriage within the laws/process of the Philippines. Until she does that she cannot legally remarry on Philippine soil.

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Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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A Filipno who is divorced in another country is view differently by the two government's involved that being The Philippines and the USA. Since her petition for a Visa is with the USA then she must meet all of the USA's requirements to secure their Visa. YSEM requires that you have a legal and official document that states you are free to marry again whereas USEM recognizes a divorce from Japan. USEM could care less what the Philippines requires of their citizens. Because she is not getting remarried in the Philippines it doesn't matter. BUT, in the eyes of the Philippine government she has committed bigamy because she had not resolved her marriage within the laws/process of the Philippines. Until she does that she cannot legally remarry on Philippine soil.

That is the way I have understand it works as well.........

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If she was married in Japan the first time and the marriage was not recorded in the Philippines no issue with the Philippine government either, as she will appear single in their records. Lots of twists and turns in the road when dealing with the Philippines.


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