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Sister lives in Italy, but is from the Dominican Republic

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Hi, 

 

My sister is Dominican, but lives in Italy.  We want to petition her (we are US Citizen) .  Just wondering if we  have to go thru the US embassy in Italia or thru the USA Embassy in the Dominican Republic.   Also if we have to go thru the Italian Embassy, does it take less time?   What is the wait time for US citizens siblings  in Italy. 

 

Thank you

 

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About 12-15 years. 


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                         AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/09/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       12/09/18.....ROC window opens

 

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Same time frame regardless of which embassy.


08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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as long as she is legally living there

 

the waiting time is the same for both countries, 13 years, so you really don't know if she will be living there all these years, things could change

 

for now you can list Italy as the country where she will have her interview

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Nobody knows how long, just how long those getting their visa's now have been waiting, likely to increase significantly.


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5 minutes ago, aleful said:

as long as she is legally living there

 

the waiting time is the same for both countries, 13 years, so you really don't know if she will be living there all these years, things could change

 

for now you can list Italy as the country where she will have her interview

Thank you,  Yes she is legal there.  We will just like to live in the same country.  

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