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Hello everyone,

My girlfriend and I are planning on getting engaged this summer, and filing for the K-1 Visa shortly afterward. We are both women, in our 20's, and I am planning on moving to the US from Canada. Same-sex marriage is legal in her state where we will reside.

I was told by someone who obtained a Visa to move to the US from Canada that this is not an option for same-sex couples?

Can someone please elaborate? I am not very familiar with US regulations and what not, so a lot of the information that I found while googling was confusing.


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Thank you :) That does make me feel so much better.


I-129F Mailed: 11/16/2015

I-129F Received/NOA1: 11/18/2015

Check Cashed: 11/23/2015

Touched: 11/24/2015

NOA2 Email/Text: 01/04/2016

NOA2 Hard Copy: 01/08/2016

NVC Received Case: 01/13/2016

Received Case Number (FINALLY! Long story...): 03/07/2016

Sent Packet 3 Paperwork: 04/19/2016

Packet 4 Confirmation Received: 04/20/2016

Scheduled medical and interview - 04/20/2016

Medical - 06/09/2016 - read my review!

Interview - 06/29/2016 - APPROVED - read my review!

Visa Issued - 07/05/2016

Visa shipped by Purolator - 07/07/2016

Visa in hand - 07/08/2016

POE - 08/03/2016

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And I know that you said that it is legal in her state, but even if it wasn't legal in her state once you get married in a state where it is legal you can then go back in reside in the state where it isn't if that makes sense.

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That does make sense, and I think that's where I originally got confused. Thank you so much for your reply! :)


I-129F Mailed: 11/16/2015

I-129F Received/NOA1: 11/18/2015

Check Cashed: 11/23/2015

Touched: 11/24/2015

NOA2 Email/Text: 01/04/2016

NOA2 Hard Copy: 01/08/2016

NVC Received Case: 01/13/2016

Received Case Number (FINALLY! Long story...): 03/07/2016

Sent Packet 3 Paperwork: 04/19/2016

Packet 4 Confirmation Received: 04/20/2016

Scheduled medical and interview - 04/20/2016

Medical - 06/09/2016 - read my review!

Interview - 06/29/2016 - APPROVED - read my review!

Visa Issued - 07/05/2016

Visa shipped by Purolator - 07/07/2016

Visa in hand - 07/08/2016

POE - 08/03/2016

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