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Hi!! i have a pending immigrant visa. but also i have a tourist visa.. I have visited usa a couple of times before and after i got married. My case is in NVC right now and God knows when they will schedule my interview. I want to visit my husband till i get my appointment letter. Do you think i might face any kind of problems in the port of Entry??

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I visited my husband several times during our relationship, including during the visa process, and didn't have any issues. Make sure to bring plenty of ties to your home country, like mortgage deed/rental agreement, letter from your employer etc. if you look at the top of this forum, there's a sticky about visiting during the visa process.

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22 hours ago, mallafri76 said:

I visited my husband several times during our relationship, including during the visa process, and didn't have any issues. Make sure to bring plenty of ties to your home country, like mortgage deed/rental agreement, letter from your employer etc. if you look at the top of this forum, there's a sticky about visiting during the visa process.

Thannks.

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On January 3, 2017 at 2:31 AM, MrChamploo said:

You have the visa already? You should be fine then. Don't even mention you have an CR1 started unless they ask. Just show your Tourist visa.

Do not lie.  The form you fill on entry I believe asks the question.  Please answer honestly.

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On 1/1/2017 at 8:17 AM, Farz said:

Hi!! i have a pending immigrant visa. but also i have a tourist visa.. I have visited usa a couple of times before and after i got married. My case is in NVC right now and God knows when they will schedule my interview. I want to visit my husband till i get my appointment letter. Do you think i might face any kind of problems in the port of Entry??

While no one needs to volunteer info, don't lie if CBP asks about purpose of visit (visiting husband) or any relatives in the US (yes). 

You mentioned a possible interview in Feb/Mar in your other post; POE could be risky if you're seen as an AOS risk. 

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34 minutes ago, fcl said:

I have an ongoing CR1 visa process, i cross the border at least once or twice a week, I've never had a problem, i use my B1/B2/BCC. 
For i-94 or VWP  you should be fine as long as you can prove you don't intend to stay(ties to your country).  Just be honest.

OP stated lack of ties to her country. She'd need to be a bit more resourceful with poe ques. 

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Hi

13 hours ago, fcl said:

I have an ongoing CR1 visa process, i cross the border at least once or twice a week, I've never had a problem, i use my B1/B2/BCC. 
For i-94 or VWP  you should be fine as long as you can prove you don't intend to stay(ties to your country).  Just be honest.

What what CBP ask you while you cross the border?? 

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1 hour ago, Farz said:

Hi, my sister lives in Seattle and my husband leaves in san fransico, if i enter through seattle, do you think i can avoid this CR1 question, if they ask me what is your purpose of visit, i can say iam here to visit my sister. Please advice.

If they ask you your purpose of visit, just be honest. I don't think it matters which city you enter in through. They might ask a generic question like "What is the purpose of your visit to the US?" so the port of entry is kind of irrelevant then.

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On 1/2/2017 at 0:36 AM, mallafri76 said:

I visited my husband several times during our relationship, including during the visa process, and didn't have any issues. Make sure to bring plenty of ties to your home country, like mortgage deed/rental agreement, letter from your employer etc. if you look at the top of this forum, there's a sticky about visiting during the visa process.

Iam not working currently and staying wid my mother currently.. iam planning to have a return ticket, do you think i might face any problem while entering??

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2 minutes ago, Farz said:

Iam not working currently and staying wid my mother currently.. iam planning to have a return ticket, do you think i might face any problem while entering??

It's impossible to say? Some people go through CBP no problems, others get hassled. Having a return ticket is definitely good, just be honest really. Lots of people visit the US during the IR-1/CR-1 process, it shouldn't be a big deal from what I've read on VJ.

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1 minute ago, millefleur said:

It's impossible to say? Some people go through CBP no problems, others get hassled. Having a return ticket is definitely good, just be honest really. Lots of people visit the US during the IR-1/CR-1 process, it shouldn't be a big deal from what I've read on VJ.

Thanks millefleur..

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