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I have a question on the affidavit of support. What information I need from the bank? I had them print out a years worth of statements, and they printed out the signature cards showing when i started my accounts, I also have all my pay stubs printed up for my employeers website and a few years tax returns. What else do I need? I also will have my father as a co-sponser just to be safe.

Question on the medical. My fiancee is from Mexico City. I saw on the NVC they have a medical place there she can go to. Has anyone done that in Mexico City?

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If you are an employee, just your 2014 tax transcript, letter from employer and/or recent pay stubs will do. No need for bank statements unless you are using assets you need to prove the value of. If you meet the income requirement, then no need for assets or a co-sponsor.

You must do the medical in Juarez. Acceptable clinics listed in the Juarez instructions > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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Interesting. I thought that clinic was for DCF immigrant applicants in Mexico City, but it seems those are now going to Juarez too.

It states that if you live in Mexico City you should go there, but then the website for that clinic says this >

Before requesting an appointment, please consider the following:

  • To be sure your visa appointment is at the Embassy of Mexico City.

http://www.mei-mexico.com/eng_usa.html

That is confusing. I suggest contacting the consulate and/or clinic and asking if a K-1 applicant residing in Mexico City would go there or one of the clinics in Juarez.

Post back your findings to help others living in the state of Mexico. Could be a recent policy/procedure update.

Edited by KayDeeCee

Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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Yeah, I guess they just added the new clinic in Mexico City recently. My husband lives in Mexico City, but he will be doing his medical in Juarez. I know someone who did the same with no issues.


11/06: Husband EWI from Mexico
11/08: Started dating

11/11: Husband got deported
1/11/14: Got married
3/13/14-11/2/14:
I-130
1/26/15-3/17/15: NVC

5/28/15: INTERVIEW - denied

6/8/15: I-601/I-212 waivers received

11/17/15: I-601/I-212 waivers APPROVED

12/11/15: HUBBY HOME!! :dance:

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Hello Mark,

Since your fiancé is from Mexico city, I would recommend that she goes to the ASC there and get her biometrics done locally. It will avoid the extra time in Juarez and reduce the Juarez stay by one day if she plans on flying back to Mexico City after her interview in Juarez and wait for visa/passport to arrive via DHL.

I scheduled my fiancés (Now wife) ASC appointment (Biometrics) in Guadalajara 1 week prior to the K-1 interview in Juarez and it saved us a day. We didn't have an alternate option in regards to her medical so that was done in Ciudad Juarez but all went well. We did wait a few days extra in Juarez after the interview in order for her to come back to the states with me from there. If that's what you are shooting for, please choose the DHL location in Ciudad Juarez on Lopez Mateos. There is lot's of issues with the other DHL branch office in Zaragoza (Juarez) but if you will be choosing the delivery of the packet back in Mexico City, there is several DHL branches to choose from.

Our 1 week stay in Juarez was positive but avoid the coyotes around the mall/clinic/embassy area.

Good luck to you guys on your visa journey!

All the best,

Gera


K-1

August 1, 2014: I-129F packet sent (USPS Priority mail)

August 5, 2014: NOA1 received (email/text)

August 9, 2014: NOA1 hardcopy received/Alien Registration Number changed

October 3, 2014: RFE notice received (email/text)

October 9, 2014: RFE hardcopy received (General question missed on I-129F part 3) *Oops

October 10, 2014: RFE response inquiry sent (USPS Priority mail)

October 15, 2014: RFE response review (USCIS)

October 21, 2014: NOA2 I-129F was approved (email/text)

October 28, 2014: NOA2 hardcopy received

November 13, 2014: NVC received and case number assigned

November 25, 2014: NVChard copy received (case was forwarded to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate)

November 30, 2014: Filled out forms DS-160 online for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

December 3, 2014: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate received case

December 18, 2014: NOA3 hardcopy received from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate

December 22, 2014: Paid visa fees online and scheduled ASC Biometrics + Interview

January 20, 2015: Biometrics for fiancé in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico

January 22, 2015: Medical exam at Clinica Medica Internacional (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 26, 2015: Picked up medical results for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

January 27, 2015: Interview APPROVED!!! (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 30, 2015: CEAC status "Issued"

January 31, 2015: DHL tracking number received via email

February 3, 2015: Passports ready for pickup via email/DHL tracking (DHL Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Lopez Mateos) POE El Paso, TX

April 11, 2015: MARRIED 

AOS

April 23, 2015: AOS/EAD/AP packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

May 5, 2015: NOA1 received (email/text)

May 9, 2015: NOA1 hardcopies received (6) - Dated "4/28/15"

May 16, 2015: Biometrics appointment letter received

May 18, 2015: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

July 10, 2015: EAD/AP approved (K-1/K-2)

August 25, 2015: AOS interview (K-1/K-2) Fresno, CA "APPROVED" 

September 4, 2015: Green Card received

ROC

May 26, 2017: ROC packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

June 3, 2017: NOA1 received 

June 17, 2017: Biometrics appointment letter received

June 20, 2017: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

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Interesting. I thought that clinic was for DCF immigrant applicants in Mexico City, but it seems those are now going to Juarez too.

It states that if you live in Mexico City you should go there, but then the website for that clinic says this >

That is confusing. I suggest contacting the consulate and/or clinic and asking if a K-1 applicant residing in Mexico City would go there or one of the clinics in Juarez.

Post back your findings to help others living in the state of Mexico. Could be a recent policy/procedure update.

I almost forgot, definitely give the Clinic in Mexico City a call to inquire in regards to an applicant that is scheduled for an interview in Ciudad Juarez to be allowed the option of having their medical performed at that facility while fulfilling all requirements for a K-1 visa?

It will definitely be helpful to many applicants residing in the state of Mexico as KayDeeCee stated should it be a green light!

The number is below...

Appointments over the phone only, please call:

(55) 2624.06.30 or (55) 5207.37.94, Ext. 101.


K-1

August 1, 2014: I-129F packet sent (USPS Priority mail)

August 5, 2014: NOA1 received (email/text)

August 9, 2014: NOA1 hardcopy received/Alien Registration Number changed

October 3, 2014: RFE notice received (email/text)

October 9, 2014: RFE hardcopy received (General question missed on I-129F part 3) *Oops

October 10, 2014: RFE response inquiry sent (USPS Priority mail)

October 15, 2014: RFE response review (USCIS)

October 21, 2014: NOA2 I-129F was approved (email/text)

October 28, 2014: NOA2 hardcopy received

November 13, 2014: NVC received and case number assigned

November 25, 2014: NVChard copy received (case was forwarded to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate)

November 30, 2014: Filled out forms DS-160 online for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

December 3, 2014: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate received case

December 18, 2014: NOA3 hardcopy received from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate

December 22, 2014: Paid visa fees online and scheduled ASC Biometrics + Interview

January 20, 2015: Biometrics for fiancé in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico

January 22, 2015: Medical exam at Clinica Medica Internacional (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 26, 2015: Picked up medical results for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

January 27, 2015: Interview APPROVED!!! (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 30, 2015: CEAC status "Issued"

January 31, 2015: DHL tracking number received via email

February 3, 2015: Passports ready for pickup via email/DHL tracking (DHL Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Lopez Mateos) POE El Paso, TX

April 11, 2015: MARRIED 

AOS

April 23, 2015: AOS/EAD/AP packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

May 5, 2015: NOA1 received (email/text)

May 9, 2015: NOA1 hardcopies received (6) - Dated "4/28/15"

May 16, 2015: Biometrics appointment letter received

May 18, 2015: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

July 10, 2015: EAD/AP approved (K-1/K-2)

August 25, 2015: AOS interview (K-1/K-2) Fresno, CA "APPROVED" 

September 4, 2015: Green Card received

ROC

May 26, 2017: ROC packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

June 3, 2017: NOA1 received 

June 17, 2017: Biometrics appointment letter received

June 20, 2017: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

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Hello Mark,

Since your fiancé is from Mexico city, I would recommend that she goes to the ASC there and get her biometrics done locally. It will avoid the extra time in Juarez and reduce the Juarez stay by one day if she plans on flying back to Mexico City after her interview in Juarez and wait for visa/passport to arrive via DHL.

I scheduled my fiancés (Now wife) ASC appointment (Biometrics) in Guadalajara 1 week prior to the K-1 interview in Juarez and it saved us a day. We didn't have an alternate option in regards to her medical so that was done in Ciudad Juarez but all went well. We did wait a few days extra in Juarez after the interview in order for her to come back to the states with me from there. If that's what you are shooting for, please choose the DHL location in Ciudad Juarez on Lopez Mateos. There is lot's of issues with the other DHL branch office in Zaragoza (Juarez) but if you will be choosing the delivery of the packet back in Mexico City, there is several DHL branches to choose from.

Our 1 week stay in Juarez was positive but avoid the coyotes around the mall/clinic/embassy area.

Good luck to you guys on your visa journey!

All the best,

Gera

Gera,

How did you go about scheduling the ASC in Guadalajara? I would like my fiances done there. can you give me that info please.

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Gera,

How did you go about scheduling the ASC in Guadalajara? I would like my fiances done there. can you give me that info please.

Hola,

Please click on the link below to register first and foremost. After you register an account, you'll have options such as scheduling your ASC/Biometrics, interview, paying visa fees, and DHL pickup location. The site is pretty straight forward but when scheduling the ASC location just use the drop down and choose GUADALAJARA. I recommend that you schedule the interview in Juarez at least 1 week after the ASC/Biometrics. I did so for my wife (fiancé at the time) and all went well. :)

Link...

https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-MX/niv/users/sign_in

Suerte!!!


K-1

August 1, 2014: I-129F packet sent (USPS Priority mail)

August 5, 2014: NOA1 received (email/text)

August 9, 2014: NOA1 hardcopy received/Alien Registration Number changed

October 3, 2014: RFE notice received (email/text)

October 9, 2014: RFE hardcopy received (General question missed on I-129F part 3) *Oops

October 10, 2014: RFE response inquiry sent (USPS Priority mail)

October 15, 2014: RFE response review (USCIS)

October 21, 2014: NOA2 I-129F was approved (email/text)

October 28, 2014: NOA2 hardcopy received

November 13, 2014: NVC received and case number assigned

November 25, 2014: NVChard copy received (case was forwarded to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate)

November 30, 2014: Filled out forms DS-160 online for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

December 3, 2014: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate received case

December 18, 2014: NOA3 hardcopy received from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate

December 22, 2014: Paid visa fees online and scheduled ASC Biometrics + Interview

January 20, 2015: Biometrics for fiancé in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico

January 22, 2015: Medical exam at Clinica Medica Internacional (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 26, 2015: Picked up medical results for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

January 27, 2015: Interview APPROVED!!! (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 30, 2015: CEAC status "Issued"

January 31, 2015: DHL tracking number received via email

February 3, 2015: Passports ready for pickup via email/DHL tracking (DHL Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Lopez Mateos) POE El Paso, TX

April 11, 2015: MARRIED 

AOS

April 23, 2015: AOS/EAD/AP packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

May 5, 2015: NOA1 received (email/text)

May 9, 2015: NOA1 hardcopies received (6) - Dated "4/28/15"

May 16, 2015: Biometrics appointment letter received

May 18, 2015: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

July 10, 2015: EAD/AP approved (K-1/K-2)

August 25, 2015: AOS interview (K-1/K-2) Fresno, CA "APPROVED" 

September 4, 2015: Green Card received

ROC

May 26, 2017: ROC packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

June 3, 2017: NOA1 received 

June 17, 2017: Biometrics appointment letter received

June 20, 2017: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

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Hola,

Please click on the link below to register first and foremost. After you register an account, you'll have options such as scheduling your ASC/Biometrics, interview, paying visa fees, and DHL pickup location. The site is pretty straight forward but when scheduling the ASC location just use the drop down and choose GUADALAJARA. I recommend that you schedule the interview in Juarez at least 1 week after the ASC/Biometrics. I did so for my wife (fiancé at the time) and all went well. :)

Link...

https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-MX/niv/users/sign_in

Suerte!!!

Hola,

Muchas gracias por su ayuda:)

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Hola,

Muchas gracias por su ayuda:)

De nada! :)


K-1

August 1, 2014: I-129F packet sent (USPS Priority mail)

August 5, 2014: NOA1 received (email/text)

August 9, 2014: NOA1 hardcopy received/Alien Registration Number changed

October 3, 2014: RFE notice received (email/text)

October 9, 2014: RFE hardcopy received (General question missed on I-129F part 3) *Oops

October 10, 2014: RFE response inquiry sent (USPS Priority mail)

October 15, 2014: RFE response review (USCIS)

October 21, 2014: NOA2 I-129F was approved (email/text)

October 28, 2014: NOA2 hardcopy received

November 13, 2014: NVC received and case number assigned

November 25, 2014: NVChard copy received (case was forwarded to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate)

November 30, 2014: Filled out forms DS-160 online for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

December 3, 2014: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate received case

December 18, 2014: NOA3 hardcopy received from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate

December 22, 2014: Paid visa fees online and scheduled ASC Biometrics + Interview

January 20, 2015: Biometrics for fiancé in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico

January 22, 2015: Medical exam at Clinica Medica Internacional (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 26, 2015: Picked up medical results for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

January 27, 2015: Interview APPROVED!!! (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 30, 2015: CEAC status "Issued"

January 31, 2015: DHL tracking number received via email

February 3, 2015: Passports ready for pickup via email/DHL tracking (DHL Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Lopez Mateos) POE El Paso, TX

April 11, 2015: MARRIED 

AOS

April 23, 2015: AOS/EAD/AP packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

May 5, 2015: NOA1 received (email/text)

May 9, 2015: NOA1 hardcopies received (6) - Dated "4/28/15"

May 16, 2015: Biometrics appointment letter received

May 18, 2015: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

July 10, 2015: EAD/AP approved (K-1/K-2)

August 25, 2015: AOS interview (K-1/K-2) Fresno, CA "APPROVED" 

September 4, 2015: Green Card received

ROC

May 26, 2017: ROC packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

June 3, 2017: NOA1 received 

June 17, 2017: Biometrics appointment letter received

June 20, 2017: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

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Thanks again for all the help. Question with the DS-160. After it is done is there a fee to pay or do you just get the confirmation number and the visa fees are paid at the other site. She got her letter today so we will be doing this soon.

Print the confirmation number of the DS-160 form (printout with barcode will be needed at ASC appointment) and then you can pay the visa fees at the site below upon registering for an account...

https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-MX/niv/users/sign_in

-Gera


K-1

August 1, 2014: I-129F packet sent (USPS Priority mail)

August 5, 2014: NOA1 received (email/text)

August 9, 2014: NOA1 hardcopy received/Alien Registration Number changed

October 3, 2014: RFE notice received (email/text)

October 9, 2014: RFE hardcopy received (General question missed on I-129F part 3) *Oops

October 10, 2014: RFE response inquiry sent (USPS Priority mail)

October 15, 2014: RFE response review (USCIS)

October 21, 2014: NOA2 I-129F was approved (email/text)

October 28, 2014: NOA2 hardcopy received

November 13, 2014: NVC received and case number assigned

November 25, 2014: NVChard copy received (case was forwarded to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate)

November 30, 2014: Filled out forms DS-160 online for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

December 3, 2014: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate received case

December 18, 2014: NOA3 hardcopy received from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate

December 22, 2014: Paid visa fees online and scheduled ASC Biometrics + Interview

January 20, 2015: Biometrics for fiancé in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico

January 22, 2015: Medical exam at Clinica Medica Internacional (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 26, 2015: Picked up medical results for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

January 27, 2015: Interview APPROVED!!! (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 30, 2015: CEAC status "Issued"

January 31, 2015: DHL tracking number received via email

February 3, 2015: Passports ready for pickup via email/DHL tracking (DHL Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Lopez Mateos) POE El Paso, TX

April 11, 2015: MARRIED 

AOS

April 23, 2015: AOS/EAD/AP packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

May 5, 2015: NOA1 received (email/text)

May 9, 2015: NOA1 hardcopies received (6) - Dated "4/28/15"

May 16, 2015: Biometrics appointment letter received

May 18, 2015: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

July 10, 2015: EAD/AP approved (K-1/K-2)

August 25, 2015: AOS interview (K-1/K-2) Fresno, CA "APPROVED" 

September 4, 2015: Green Card received

ROC

May 26, 2017: ROC packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

June 3, 2017: NOA1 received 

June 17, 2017: Biometrics appointment letter received

June 20, 2017: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

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