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So my fiancé and I want to secure her a k-1 visa to the USA. She is a Philippine resident BUT she is currently teaching over in Turkey on a work permit and will be for another year or until we can have a visa secured.

So my question is can she have her interview in the embassy in turkey instead of the one in Manila? Or does she have to leave her job, go to Manila and do the interview there. If she leaves her job she will not be rehired.

If the above is not clear please ask me to clarify what is unclear. Thank you. Jack

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I believe she can request that her interview take place in the US Embassy in Turkey. She has to provide evidence that she is legally residing there (i.e. valid work visa, proof of residency). You can send the request letter and supporting documentation to NVC and it will be up to them to decide if she qualifies.


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on the paperwork you are filing,

you include the name of the embassy where she is to interview.

Seems to me, you control stuff, given a particular calendar, so it's good yer planning ahead !

I believe she can request that her interview take place in the US Embassy in Turkey. She has to provide evidence that she is legally residing there (i.e. valid work visa, proof of residency). You can send the request letter and supporting documentation to NVC and it will be up to them to decide if she qualifies.

Alas, the poster is chasing a K-1 visa,

and K-1 visa chasers have NO INPUT into NVC at all, at least no input that's useful/meaningful.

Sorry.

This 'location' has to be indicated on the I-129F petition form, submitted into USCIS lockbox.

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Declare that she is now residing in Turkey but a Philippine citizen. On your I-129F, mailing address should be Turkey, then declare all others like country of birth and citizenship, etc as Philippines.

Your fiance doesn't have to be in Manila for you to process K1 Visa.

Then on Part 2, question 36. a. Specify Turkey as the US Embassy that she will apply for the Visa if you think she will be still in Turkey by the time your application is approved. Please note that if you declare Turkey, all requirements and medical examination swill be based on local Turkey regulations.


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Seemingly inadvertent duplicate threads have been merged.

VJ Moderation


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Hi

So my fiancé and I want to secure her a k-1 visa to the USA. She is a Philippine resident BUT she is currently teaching over in Turkey on a work permit and will be for another year or until we can have a visa secured.

So my question is can she have her interview in the embassy in turkey instead of the one in Manila? Or does she have to leave her job, go to Manila and do the interview there. If she leaves her job she will not be rehired.

If the above is not clear please ask me to clarify what is unclear. Thank you. Jack

Yes she can have her interview in Turkey, just make sure to NOT list a Philippines "home" address for your fiancee, doesn't matter what you put on page 4, part 2 of the I-129F for choosing embassy NVC doesn't look at that, they only check the beneficiary address information, so make sure it states Turkey.


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include the country name on yer google searches.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

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