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K-1 interview pending but need to travel to usa

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Hello! I'm on the k-1 visa and anticipating the interview on june 17 here in London. My fiance just had undergone surgery and he still is in the hospital. I'd want to be with him at this time as I am worried about him. I have been using the ESTA previously but it now expired. I literally made a new application for ESTA. Would it be risky to travel at this time? I plan on only staying a week as I am on annual leave until the 3rd of june. I really want to see him and I am itching to book a return ticket like right now!!

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There's always a risk they won't let you in but if you take a copy of your interview letter with you then you should be fine. Good luck and I hope he has a speedy recovery.


Immigration Timeline

 

June 2013: Met whilst working at a summer camp in Michigan 

K1

November 1st 2014: I-129f submitted for K1 visa

February 24th 2015: Visa in hand!

February 26th 2015: POE at Las Vegas airport, then onwards to Oregon! 

March 6th 2015: Marriage (with a "real" wedding to follow next year on 7/6/2016)

March 9th 2015: AOS, EAD & AP submitted

September 22nd 2015: Interview

January 14th 2016: Two year Green card received -phew!

ROC

August 8th 2017: 90 day window begins! ROC time!

September 28th 2017: Biometric Appointment in Portland, OR

March 5th 2018: Case received by local office

August 18th 2018: 18 month extension letter mailed

N400

August 8th 2018: Window opens to submit naturalization application

August 13th 2018: N400 Application submitted online :dance:

August 14th 2018: NOA1

September 6th 2018: Biometrics

 

I am the Beneficiary

 

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ESTA usually comes back straight away, how long have you visited before?


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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Thanks Pheebs!! It's bad enough that I worry about him, then there's the exorbitant airfare and the threat of being rejected by the custom official. Waaahhh!!!

Sounds like a really rough time :( with a return ticket and interview letter fingers crossed it would be okay. Try STA travel for flights- I got a good last minute deal with them by being under 26. Not sure if this applies but hope it helps.


Immigration Timeline

 

June 2013: Met whilst working at a summer camp in Michigan 

K1

November 1st 2014: I-129f submitted for K1 visa

February 24th 2015: Visa in hand!

February 26th 2015: POE at Las Vegas airport, then onwards to Oregon! 

March 6th 2015: Marriage (with a "real" wedding to follow next year on 7/6/2016)

March 9th 2015: AOS, EAD & AP submitted

September 22nd 2015: Interview

January 14th 2016: Two year Green card received -phew!

ROC

August 8th 2017: 90 day window begins! ROC time!

September 28th 2017: Biometric Appointment in Portland, OR

March 5th 2018: Case received by local office

August 18th 2018: 18 month extension letter mailed

N400

August 8th 2018: Window opens to submit naturalization application

August 13th 2018: N400 Application submitted online :dance:

August 14th 2018: NOA1

September 6th 2018: Biometrics

 

I am the Beneficiary

 

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