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Do you think if you met at Cherry Blossoms, or Filipinahearts your fiancee will be denied visa at interview? I hope nobody is worried about this.....They are both marriage brokers. So, your fiancee may not receive a visa. No matter how strong the love is...you both met at the wrong place. If only you met at Yahoo Personals, or Match.com instead. :crying:

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Do you think if you met at Cherry Blossoms, or Filipinahearts your fiancee will be denied visa at interview? I hope nobody is worried about this.....They are both marriage brokers. So, your fiancee may not receive a visa. No matter how strong the love is...you both met at the wrong place. If only you met at Yahoo Personals, or Match.com instead. :crying:

I have not read any posts for the past 2 years about visa being denied because they met thru international marriage brokers (IMBRA). Its either they are approved or put into AR. The only visa denial I have read was when this girl admitted during her medical that she was into illegal drugs.


05/18/07 married

05/29/07 sent I-130s for me & my daughter at CSC

06/16/07 checks for I-130 cashed

06/19/07 sent I-129F not waiting for noa1 but with printed online copies of checks cashed

06/25/07 check for I-129f cashed

06/29/07 transferred I-129f to CSC

07/03/07 received noa1 in the mail for I-129f

10/31/07 approved K3 and my I-130 except for my daughter

11/05/07 received NOA2 in the mail

12/01/07 received mail from NVC/yey we got our case number

12/20/07 went to St. Lukes and had my early medical exam

01/30/08 schedule for medical

02/07/08 interview, approved!

02/12/08 visa pick-up/cfo

02/14/08 POE-LAX

06/19/08 AOS mailed thru USPS

06/22/08 AOS delivered to Chicago IL

06/28/08 check cashed

06/30/08 received NOA1 dated 06/25/08

07/26/08 biometrics appointment

09/09/08 received EAD card in the mail

12/03/08 received interview letter for Jan 21 2009

01/21/09 approved for conditional permanent residence

02/02/09 permanent residence card arrived in the mail

10/21/10 submit form to remove conditions

01/21/11 10 year gc received

03/05/12 mailed my N-400

03/06/12 received email that they have my N-400

04/05/12 biometrics

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Do you think if you met at Cherry Blossoms, or Filipinahearts your fiancee will be denied visa at interview? I hope nobody is worried about this.....They are both marriage brokers. So, your fiancee may not receive a visa. No matter how strong the love is...you both met at the wrong place. If only you met at Yahoo Personals, or Match.com instead. :crying:

I have not read any posts for the past 2 years about visa being denied because they met thru international marriage brokers (IMBRA). Its either they are approved or put into AR. The only visa denial I have read was when this girl admitted during her medical that she was into illegal drugs.

Thanks for your sharing you knowledge raquel_1208. We leave it up to Him at interview on 2-4 at USEM. Praying so much to God, to be with us there, as He always has been since our first meeting!

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Do you think if you met at Cherry Blossoms, or Filipinahearts your fiancee will be denied visa at interview? I hope nobody is worried about this.....They are both marriage brokers. So, your fiancee may not receive a visa. No matter how strong the love is...you both met at the wrong place. If only you met at Yahoo Personals, or Match.com instead. :crying:

I have not read any posts for the past 2 years about visa being denied because they met thru international marriage brokers (IMBRA). Its either they are approved or put into AR. The only visa denial I have read was when this girl admitted during her medical that she was into illegal drugs.

Thanks for your sharing you knowledge raquel_1208. We leave it up to Him at interview on 2-4 at USEM. Praying so much to God, to be with us there, as He always has been since our first meeting!

I think you will be OK if you have good proof of an ongoing relationship such as chat logs, emails, phone bills, receipts from trips and some pictures with her family and at various places around the Philippines.


First trip 01-17-07

Married 02-05-07

What Service Center was filed at? Nebraska transferred to California

Provide dates for the following:

I-130 sent (Mailed)..........................3-12-07

1st NOA (Receipt Notice) .................3-29-07

2nd NOA (Approval Notice) e-mail.....6-15-07

Bill for I-864 processing fee rcd and sent..7-24-07

I-864 Packet Received......................8-18-07

I-864 Mailed to NV............................8-20-07

Bill for DS-230 received....................8-29-07

Payment for DS-230 sent..................8-30-07

DS-230 Packet received..................10-25-07

DS-230 Packet sent to NVC..............10-29-07

Case Completed..............................11-16-07

Case Forwarded to Embassy.............11-30-07

Packet recieved from NVC................12-07-07

Medical complete...............................1-04-08

Leave for Manila................................1-19-08

Interview and approval......................1-22-08

Visa in Hand .....................................1-24-08

Arrived in USA...................................3-19-08

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What about craigslist?

A friend of mine met his GF through craigslist....

Is craigslist consider a Marriage Broker?


IR-1 Visa for Wife

NVC Case Complete = January 2, 2008

Received Packet 4 here in the US (Interview Packet) = January 18, 2008

Case Left NVC Forwarded to USEM Manila = January 23, 2008

SLEC Medical = Jan 31 and Feb 1, 2008 (2 days)

USEM Manila Interview = February 20, 2008 @ 8:30am = DONE! (Status: 2 Months wait is over APPROVED)

CFO Guidance & Counseling = April 17, 2008

Visa in Hand = April 18, 2008 (Our Wedding Anniversary)

Arrival in the US and POE = April 23, 2008 JFK Intl. Airport New York City

Social Security Card = May 2, 2008

Green Card in Hand = August 18,2008

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My fiancee and I fisrt met at cherryblossoms. But since then we chatted on yahoo. I hope this wont be a problem! :unsure:


K-1 Visa

2007-06-09>>> Petition Sent to USCIS

2007-11-13>>> NOA1 got from mail

2007-11-05>>> RFE online

2007-11-15>>> Got RFE noticed

2007-11-05>>> USCIS received Additional evidence

2007-12-10>>> APPROVED

2007-12-11>>> Sent to NVC

2007-12-28>>> Packect 3 got in mail

2007-12-31>>> Sent to USE manila

2008-01-02>>> Embassy Received

2008-01-25>>> Got my Packet 4

2008-02-13>>> 1st day of early Medical

2008-02-14>>> 2nd day Early Medical

2008-02-15>>> PRISM counselling/yellow cert. given

2008-02-25>>> Orig. sched for medical

2008-02-28>>> My Honey will arrived from US

2008-03-03>>> Big Day ( Interview date) APPROVED

2008-03-08>>> Visa in Hand

2008-03-13>>> Sched Flight to SFO

2008-05-25>>>Got married

2008-15-08>>>Filed AOS

2008-05-12>>> EAD received

2009-02-02>>>Applied SSN

2009-18-02>>>ssn received

2009-20-02>>> welcome notice received

2009-21-02>>> Green card received

NO AOS INTERVIEW

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having met on an international marriage brokers site is not a solid ground for denial. as long as you can prove that you have genuine relationship you will be fine and of course a proof that your fiance/fiancee can support you, just my honest opinion. most of all, PRAYER is a powerful tool to success....GOD BLESS!

ana


03/24/05 - met online

01/31/06 - met in person

11/09/06 - K1/K2 filed

02/02/07 - NOA2

05/03/07 - medical

05/10/07 - consular interview

06/01/07 - K1/K2 visa received

07/17/07 - US entry - POE - Newark. New Jersey

07/20/07 - marriage

07/28/07 - AOS filed (rejected/new fees)

10/04/07 - appealed for old fees (rejected again)

12/14/07 - 3rd AOS filing

01/29/08 - Biometrics

02/29/08 - AP received

03/03/08 - EAD card received

03/13/08 - AOS interview (Kansas City)

05/20/08 - RFE

09/17/08 - GC received

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Where's PUSHBRK on this? We recently discussed this. He helped me understand that these sites are NOT International marriage brokers, when I thought they were. I'd like to hear his opinion.


Jeffery AND Alla.

0 kilometers physically separates us!

K-1 Visa Granted... Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Alla ARRIVED to America... Wednesday, 12 November 2008

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I know that one of the questions on the I129F form initially filed asks if you met through a marriage broker.

I also know that Cherry Blossoms will file your papers/assist you essentialy for a fee and I have yet to actually talk to anyone that has used their services and had thought about using this service because I wanted to make sure the papers were all correct....but decided not to. Filipina heart, well seems like just a meeting place for people. Sorry to be so ignorant about both of these places, if in fact they are marriage brokers.

But it does seem to be an important area in question. I would make very sure that, from the get go, that in your hearts you know that you are meant to be with one another and have a lot of proof, ongoing proof. Just be very detailed and organized with anything you send or file..and be honest.


David & Jenny

Removing Conditions

5-24-2010 - Sent I-751 to Vermont Service Center via USPS (receipt/signature required)

5-25-2010 - Delivered to Vermont Service Center & Signed For

6-1-2010 - I-751 Receipt Notice Received in Mail (dated 5/26/10)

*time Passed

7-30-2010 - Biometrics date: August 13, 2010

8-13-2010 - Biometrics Finished

*time passed

8-30-2010 - email received 'card production ordered'

8-31-2010 - touch (updated on uscis as approved)

9-4-2010 - Received 10yr Green Card ** Now we relax **

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My now-wife and I met initially through FH, and our application was approved Dec. 2006. While I checked "yes" on the international broke box on the re-sent IMBRA paperwork, we didn't make mention of it at all in our paperwork and documentation. All eMails and chats included in the paperwork were from our yahoo or hotmail accounts. Simply told the interviewer that we met online, have met in person three times over the last year, etc. Marriage broker and FH never came up during the interview or paperwork for our K-1 experience.


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Do you think if you met at Cherry Blossoms, or Filipinahearts your fiancee will be denied visa at interview? I hope nobody is worried about this.....They are both marriage brokers. So, your fiancee may not receive a visa. No matter how strong the love is...you both met at the wrong place. If only you met at Yahoo Personals, or Match.com instead. :crying:

If your petition has been approved then any and all IMBRA questions are to have been resolved. The interviewer is not suppose to readjudicate the petition.

Edited by fwaguy

YMMV

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Joe and I met in HeartsofAsia which is just like FH, Cherryblossoms etc and all our paperworks stated that. We filed our K1 petition March 23 , 2007. By October 3, 2007, I entered San Francisco , USA under a K1 visa. Less than 7 months of the whole process. When the consul asked me where I met Joe, I told him in HearstofAsia and he didn't even explore the issue and proceeded to ask me another question.

For me, it doens't matter where and how you met, its all about providing genuine proof of the relationship and other required documents that will give you the K1 visa approval. So those who met online thru marriage brokers, cheer up :)

Myla

Edited by jom

Removal of Conditions :

August 16, 2010 - Petition received by USCIS Vermont Center

August 20, 2010 - NOA1 received

October 4, 2010 - Biometrics

January 3, 2011 - Permanent 10 yr. Green Card Received.

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Do you think if you met at Cherry Blossoms, or Filipinahearts your fiancee will be denied visa at interview? I hope nobody is worried about this.....They are both marriage brokers. So, your fiancee may not receive a visa. No matter how strong the love is...you both met at the wrong place. If only you met at Yahoo Personals, or Match.com instead. :crying:

Many Philippines couples have met through cherry blossoms, and were approved just fine :yes: . check this post How did you met?

Saludos,

Caro


***Justin And Caro***
Happily married and enjoying our life together!

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Thank you all, for sharing your thoughts and experiences with this worry of mine. I guess I will try not to worry about this anymore for now. Our interview is not too far away. Antonette and I will not meet first on Cherry Blossoms next time!!! :lol:

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My wife and I met on filipinaheart.com and she has now been in the US since april 2007. There were no problems for her at interview with us meeting there.


Aug 3, 2006 Sent I-129f in to CSC

Aug 15, 2006 They sent I-129F back saying form is outdated

Aug 15, 2006 Sent in updated I-129f

Aug 23, 2006 NOA1

Aug 25, 2006 They cashed my check

Aug 30, 2006 NOA1 received in mail

Nov 28, 2006 NOA2 approved

Dec 2, 2006 NOA2 recieved in mail

Dec 7, 2006 NVC sends letter saying it will be forwarded to manila in a week

Dec 12, 2006 I receive that letter from NVC

Mar 22, 2007 St. Lukes appointment

Mar 29, 2007 7:30am Interview

Mar 29, 2007 12pm APPROVED!!! PRAISE GOD!!!

April 10, 2007 Fiancee Arrived!!! WOO HOO!!!

June 26, 2007 Wedding

July 2, 2007 Medical for AOS

July 6, 2007 Sent in AOS (cutting it really close to the 90 days!)

July 8, 2007 USCIS receives i-485

July 16, 2007 NOA1

July 18, 2007 NOA biometrics

Aug 11, 2007 Biometrics appointment.

Oct 11, 2007 Interview

Oct 11, 2007 Green card Approved!!! Cant kick her out now!

Oct 18, 2007 Welcome letter saying Green card is on its way

Oct 22, 2007 2 year Green card arrived!!

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