Jump to content
mandyg

Getting approval before another visa it up?

2 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

Hi all,

My boyfriend is coming to Australia on a work/travel visa for 12 months and in that time we are planning on getting married.

However, we wont be getting married as soon as the 12 months begins.

This worries me as i know the CR-1 visa takes quite a while to process and if we dont give ourselves enough time his visa might be up before its approved.

Has anyone else been in this position? Will he have to return home or can they extend your stay while its being processed?

Thanks!

Edited by mandyg

I am an Australian citizen dating an American

J-1/417 Journey
March 2013 - Met on Instagram
September 2013 - J1 Visa accepted
December 2013 - Moved to Portland, OR and met my boyfriend for the first time
November - 417 Working Holiday Visa for Australia accepted for my boyfriend
January 2015 - Moved back to Australia... alone :(

Currently
May 2015 - Return to the US and start our road trip of all the lower 48 states
August 2015 - Both move to Australia for 1 year

Road Trip Photos // Instagram // Photo blog

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

did you try looking for an Australian immigration site? VJ is for US immigration and most wouldn't know the first thing about visas down under. I hope you find your answer and good luck!



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.
×