Jump to content
ichigosama

advise me Please

12 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

File CR1..... K3's were implemented like a decade ago when the USCIS was not processing application in a timely manner. I am not sure that they will QUOTE/UNQUOTE cancel it... But, USCIS is now processing applications in a timely manner and it quite likely the K3 and the CR1 route will take the same amount of time, but the K3 costs alot more.

Cr1 petitions average between 8month-14 months from start to finish.

Edited by Karmalious

PETITION I-130

1/2/2015 - Petition sent to Phoenix Lockbox

1/6/2015 - NOA #1 Receipt

7/1/2015 - NOA #2 Approved

7/10/2015 - Email from Nebraska stating sent the case to NVC

NVC

7/16/15 - Case Received by NVC

7/30/15 - Case number assigned

8/3/15 - DS-261 Agent available

8/4/15 - DS-261 Agent completed

8/4/15 - AOS fee available & paid

8/6/15 - Check cleared the bank & bar-code cover sheet now available

8/13/15 - AOS Packet & IV Packet sent to NVC by priority mail

8/15/15 - IV fee available & paid same day

8/17/15 - NVC received package

8/19/15 - Check cleared the bank & DS-260 available & DS-260 completed!!! ALSO, we received email notification from NVC that they received package on 8/17

- Case completed at NVC

- Case sent to Embassy on this date

EMBASSY

- Embassy received packet

- Wife received Packet 3/4 Instructions

- Medical appointment

- Interview

Point of Entry

- Enter Austin, Texas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

File CR1..... K3's were implemented like a decade ago when the USCIS was not processing application in a timely manner. I am not sure that they will QUOTE/UNQUOTE cancel it... But, USCIS is now processing applications in a timely manner and it quite likely the K3 and the CR1 route will take the same amount of time, but the K3 costs alot more.

Cr1 petitions average between 8month-14 months from start to finish.

If you don't know the answer to a question, don't guess, by far the fee for a k3 is less, not more

to the OP- K-3 is obsolete and rarely, if every issued anymore. They were an option when the CR1 used to take several years to process, it would allow the beneficiary into the US and AOS here, but now cr1 takes only about a year, therefore making the the k3 obsolete.. An i129a petition for the k3 can only be filed with a pending i130



Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In the end, because of the adjustment of status, the K3 route costs more even though the path to the visa costs less.


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you don't know the answer to a question, don't guess, by far the fee for a k3 is less, not more

to the OP- K-3 is obsolete and rarely, if every issued anymore. They were an option when the CR1 used to take several years to process, it would allow the beneficiary into the US and AOS here, but now cr1 takes only about a year, therefore making the the k3 obsolete.. An i129a petition for the k3 can only be filed with a pending i130

You shouldnt be so harsh on someone offering advice if you truly dont know yourself, ####### < - censored curse word.

I dont mind being corrected, if I am in the wrong. I dont have much pride for this stuff, I am just trying to help folks who have not done as much research as I have.

K-3:

I-130: $355

I-129F: NONE

Consulate: $131

Adjustment Of Status: $1010 I-485

($1496)

CR-1

I-130: $355

NVC I-864: $70

NVC Visa fee: $400 ($355+$45)

($825)

Quicklink:

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/178831-how-much-cost-to-apply-for-cr1-visa/

Edited by Karmalious

PETITION I-130

1/2/2015 - Petition sent to Phoenix Lockbox

1/6/2015 - NOA #1 Receipt

7/1/2015 - NOA #2 Approved

7/10/2015 - Email from Nebraska stating sent the case to NVC

NVC

7/16/15 - Case Received by NVC

7/30/15 - Case number assigned

8/3/15 - DS-261 Agent available

8/4/15 - DS-261 Agent completed

8/4/15 - AOS fee available & paid

8/6/15 - Check cleared the bank & bar-code cover sheet now available

8/13/15 - AOS Packet & IV Packet sent to NVC by priority mail

8/15/15 - IV fee available & paid same day

8/17/15 - NVC received package

8/19/15 - Check cleared the bank & DS-260 available & DS-260 completed!!! ALSO, we received email notification from NVC that they received package on 8/17

- Case completed at NVC

- Case sent to Embassy on this date

EMBASSY

- Embassy received packet

- Wife received Packet 3/4 Instructions

- Medical appointment

- Interview

Point of Entry

- Enter Austin, Texas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry, the fees listed above were just a little bit outdated. Here is the updated link straight from VisaJourney:

K-3 Married 20.5 Months ( TOTAL TIME) USD $1705

After entering the US, may file for AOS within two years or instead wait for I-130 to be approved and pursue

IR-1 / CR-1 Visa. IR-1 / CR-1 16 Months (TOTAL TIME) USD $903

Visa holder automatically becomes a Legal Permanent Resident after entering the US. Can work and travel freely.

HARD LINK:

http://www.visajourney.com/content/compare

So as you can see, there is a signicant price difference.....

Not to mention the fact that as soon as the Cr1 beneficiary enters through a POE , THEY AUTOMATICALLY BECOME an LPR ( Legal permanent resident )

Edited by Karmalious

PETITION I-130

1/2/2015 - Petition sent to Phoenix Lockbox

1/6/2015 - NOA #1 Receipt

7/1/2015 - NOA #2 Approved

7/10/2015 - Email from Nebraska stating sent the case to NVC

NVC

7/16/15 - Case Received by NVC

7/30/15 - Case number assigned

8/3/15 - DS-261 Agent available

8/4/15 - DS-261 Agent completed

8/4/15 - AOS fee available & paid

8/6/15 - Check cleared the bank & bar-code cover sheet now available

8/13/15 - AOS Packet & IV Packet sent to NVC by priority mail

8/15/15 - IV fee available & paid same day

8/17/15 - NVC received package

8/19/15 - Check cleared the bank & DS-260 available & DS-260 completed!!! ALSO, we received email notification from NVC that they received package on 8/17

- Case completed at NVC

- Case sent to Embassy on this date

EMBASSY

- Embassy received packet

- Wife received Packet 3/4 Instructions

- Medical appointment

- Interview

Point of Entry

- Enter Austin, Texas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

CR-1 is your best option. It is about a year.,.maybe a little more or less.

Please fill in your time line, so we can see where you are from.,.,.,and what has happened, to you so far.

Are you willing to share why your K-1 was turned down? If not ok,.,.., we just try to learn. Sometimes we can help.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Ask our VJ Immigration Lawyers.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
- Back to Top -


Important Disclaimer: Please read carefully the Visajourney.com Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service you should not access or view any page (including this page) on VisaJourney.com. Answers and comments provided on Visajourney.com Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Visajourney.com does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. VisaJourney.com does not condone immigration fraud in any way, shape or manner. VisaJourney.com recommends that if any member or user knows directly of someone involved in fraudulent or illegal activity, that they report such activity directly to the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You can contact ICE via email at Immigration.Reply@dhs.gov or you can telephone ICE at 1-866-347-2423. All reported threads/posts containing reference to immigration fraud or illegal activities will be removed from this board. If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by contacting us here with a url link to that content. Thank you.
×