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Todd Sattler

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Hello, I'm a U.S citizen

I had a son born in Vietnam on June 4th 2015 to my Vietnamese Fiance who has her K1 visa which she received May 6 and expires on September 12 2015. We need to get our son a Passport before my wife's Visa Expires. We have submitted the paperwork for his Vietnamese birth Certificate and they have scheduled an interview for August 21st for receiving his birth certificate. My fiances Visa will Expire By the time we finish with that process and then schedule the appointment with the u.s consulate in Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam to Do his certificate of birth abroad and apply for his passport, I'm desperately searching for any other way or process to get this done before her visa expiration. Since i am a u.s citizen and my son is a citizen by birth is there any other way we could expedite this. If my Fiances Visa expires i would have to start the process for her again and it would take another year and a lot of money. I hope you could help me out with this matter.
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Todd Joseph Sattler

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Are you sure the Aug 21st appointment is not your CRBA appointment? I have not heard of a separate interview to review the birthcert, but they may do things differently in Vietnam.

I would suggest you, as the US citizen, contact the embassy. You may be able to get the appointment moved forward, or the K1 extended.


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Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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Your wife could pay some coffee money to get the birth certificate faster ;) The birth certificate will be a bit more complicated since you are not married yet. You should be able to extend your K1 visa. Contact your embassy and explain the situation.


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I-130 NOA1 - Dec 22, 2014

I-130 NOA2 - Jun 17, 2015

NVC Received - July 10, 2015

Case # and INN - July 27, 2015

Submitted DS-261 - July 27, 2015

Pay AOS Bill - July 28, 2015

Send AOS & IV Package - Aug 5, 2015

Pay IV Bill - Aug 6, 2015

Submitted DS-260 - Aug 8, 2015

Scan Date - Aug 7, 2015

Case Completed - Aug 27, 2015

Expedite request - Sep 2, 2015

Expedite request approved - Sep 9, 2015

Interview Appointment - Sep 21, 2015

Interview Date - Sep 25, 2015

Visa Approved - Sep 25, 2015

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