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I know this is off topic and nothing to do with the K1 but i'll ask anyway. A friend of mine in the UK has known someone in Canada for some years. They have met a few times. Does anyone know what the Canadian process if for marriage? My mate is thinking of moving there. Im not sure if its the same scenario as the K1


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Chile
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Canadian Immigration does not have a 'fiance' class. You either apply as sponsoring a spouse or you can apply as with a conjugal partner class which requires that the couple live together for a least 1 year. You can find the Canadian immigration site here.


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10/01/2005: Married in Toronto

02/15/2006: Began Canadian Immigration

09/19/2007: Withdrew CIC application (they still hadn't processed anything)

10/01/2007: Moved back to U.S.

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IR-1 application through Montreal Consulate

10/26/2007: I-130 mailed to CA Service Center

10/29/2007: USPS confirmation of receipt of I-130

02/13/2008: NOA-1 received (107 days)

07/02/2008: I-130 approved

07/22/2008: AOS filed including EAD and AP

07/25/2008: NOA-1s for all 3 received

08/20/2008: Biometrics appointment

08/22/2008: Received RFE for Affadivit of Support and Medical

10/21/2008: Submitted I-865W in lieu of co-sponsor and medical info to NSC

11/14/2008: online case status not updated since filing of AOS in July 2008

01/20/2009: Received another RFE for Affadavit of Support Info

02/02/2009: Responded to RFE with brand new AOS based on 2008 tax return (if that doesn't shut them up, dunno what will)

02/19/2009: EAD card received in mail (no updates on Online Case Status ever made)

02/23/2009: AP received (again, no online updates)

02/26/2009: Received interview appointment letter for 4/6/09

04/06/2009: AOS approved for unconditional GC

04/21/2009: GC received

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Filed: Other Timeline

conjugal class does not required you to live together for one year, common-law class does. Conjugal class is rather more difficult because it is for couples who have not yet had opportunity to live together, and proving the relationship is harder to do.

Check out http://roadtocanada.com/ for a message forum similar to VJ but for Canadian immigration.


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Filed: Country: Canada
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Conjugal partner is pretty well impossible under the usual circumstances for a heterosexual couple where each are from a first world country... There usually has to be some sort of external barrier that would prevent you from living together... A denial in the other country (criminal record, etc.) would be a good way to be eligible.

www.immigration.ca is another good site...

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