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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Hi everybody, i live here in miami florida, and my fiancee is from cebu philippines, she is 2 months pregnant, and i need to send her money. can anyone tell me what is the best way to send money to the philippines? i would like to do it online if possible.


K-1 Visa

Event Date

Service Center : Vermont Service Center

Consulate : Manilla, Philipines

I-129F Sent : 2008-03-14

I-129F NOA1 : 2008-03-18

I-129F RFE(s) : none

RFE Reply(s) : none

I-129F NOA2 : 2009-09-02

Adjustment of Status

Event Date

CIS Office : Chicago IL

Date Filed : 2010-01-14

NOA Date : 2010-01-21

Employment Authorization Document

Event Date

CIS Office : Chicago IL

Filing Method : Mail

Filing Instance : First

Date Filed : 2010-01-14

NOA Date : 2010-01-21

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
Timeline

try xoom.com, moneygram or western union or remithome.com


MY TIMELINE

K-1 Journey

Service Center : California Service Center

Consulate : Singapore

05/21/07 : I-129F Sent

02/24/08 : INTERVIEW

12/12/07 : MEDICAL

01/09/08 : VISA IN HAND

03/06/08 : Arrive in the US, POE - DETROIT

AOS

03/28/08 : Mailed AOS Packet

04/12/08 : Receive NOA's AP, EAD

05/02/08 : BIOMETRICS

06/11/08 : EAD CARD IN THE MAIL!!!

07/02/08 : GREEN CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED

07/07/08 : GREEN CARD IN THE MAIL & WORKING

03/27/09 : Driver's License issued

Removing Condition

04/03/10 : mailed to Vermont

04/08/10 : NOA1 & 1 yr extension

05/20/10 : Biometrics Appt.

11/19/10 : Interview/Approval

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Hi everybody, i live here in miami florida, and my fiancee is from cebu philippines, she is 2 months pregnant, and i need to send her money. can anyone tell me what is the best way to send money to the philippines? i would like to do it online if possible.

Wester Union is the fastest way for me!!! Happy Holidays!!!


02-16-06- met online

07-20-07- first visit to phils

07-26-07-engagement

07-28-07- back to US

09-14-07- submitted I-129F

09-25-07- NOA1

10-25-07 -NOA2

11-01-07- My fiance got a letter from NVC that within 2 weeks Manila Consulate will send my Packet

11-20-07- Date of my Packet, actually the real one was earlier but it was sent somewhere, good thing my Fiance arrived to spent Thanksgiving day in Phils and we checked the status in Embassy.

11-23-07- Medical though the exact date was Nov. 29..

12-06-07- Interview

12-16-07- Visa in hand

01-16-98- Attended CFO

01-18-08- Arrived in USA , POE-Guam

03-16-08- Wedding

AOS

04-17-08- Submitted the AOS

04-24-08- NOA

05-13-08- Biometrics

05-27-08- Transferred to California

06-14-08- EAD card received

07-21-08- Date of AOS approval but got the letter July 24

No Interview, No RFE and Additional Vaccination( just used the SLEC medical docs)

07-22-08- Date of Permanent REsident CARd , got it July 29

07-31-08- apply for SSN

08-05-08-SSN delivery

01-12-09- First day of work(Thanks to Marielle and Mario)

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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We've only tried Western Union before and it's very reliable and fast.


My Journey to Motherhood

Our Wedding Pics

Onli In Da Pilipins - Collection of sights and thoughts for my beloved country.

Our Love HIStory

06/26/06: Met at Bigchurch.com

07/14/07: First meeting in person.

12/19/07: Got my surprise gift through snail mail: my engagement ring!

02/11-18/08: Valentine's Week together!

AOS Timeline (I-485, I-765)

04/09/09: Sent packet to Illinois Lockbox

04/20/09: Received Notice of Action

04/27/09: Received Biometrics Appointment

05/09/09: Biometrics Appointment

06/01/09: Received EAD Card

08/18/09: Interview (postponed due to baby's delivery)

12/16/09: Interview - Approved!

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In her eyes I see the reflection of what love is all about.

"Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken."

Ecclesiastes 4:12

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Western Union is the only way I have ever sent money to PI.

My cost is $12 per transaction.

It seems to get there in a few minutes, and you don't have to pay extra for the service.

Another good thing is you can wire yourself $500 or $1000 and have it waiting for you if you are visiting PI. If you get low on money just go pick it up at W.U. center.


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Hi everybody, i live here in miami florida, and my fiancee is from cebu philippines, she is 2 months pregnant, and i need to send her money. can anyone tell me what is the best way to send money to the philippines? i would like to do it online if possible.

If you are going to be sending it on a regular basis and you can plan 4 or 5 days ahead check out PNB's Remit on Line. Once you get signed up its only $10.00 and they will deliver it to her house, something I found very convenient when my wife was preggy. They also have much higher exchange rate than wectern union xoom ect..

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Zambia
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Western Union works almost instantly. The fee varies with how much you send. You can send $100 for a $12 fee, and also they take another fee out of what your fiancee will receive by using an artificial exchange rate. If you live anywhere near a Western Union agent (Wal-Mart is one of them) the fee you pay there is more like $5 per hundred dollars.

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Filed: IR-5 Country: Philippines
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we used western union for emergency...

i opened an account in BPI but it will take almost a week.

my husband opened a new account in CT-C bank here in the US and he sent me the ATM card, it will cost 10 to 15 pesos per withdrawal in PI (maximum of 10,000.00 pesos per withdrawal) it will be there within 24 hours. it won't cost u much.


Naturalization

01-04-2012 --- N400 sent

01-11-2012 --- Check Cashed

01-10-2012 --- NOA1

02-07-2012 --- Biometrics

02-14-2012 --- Yellow Letter (it says "bring any state issued ID" for interview)

02-24-2012 --- Placed in line for Interview Scheduling

02-27-2012 --- Interview Letter sent out

03-02-2012 --- Interview Letter received

04-02-2012 --- INTERVIEW- passed!

05-01-2012 --- Oath scheduled/ Oath Letter Sent

05-16-2012 --- Oath Taking! I am now a USC!!!

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IR-5

05-17-2012 --- I-130 Sent

05-29-2012 --- NOA1

09-24-2012 --- NOA2

10-11-2012 --- Received Case Number via email

10-12-2012 --- Mailed AOS

10-24-2012 --- Mailed DS-230

11-16-2012 --- Case Complete

11-27-2012 --- Received interview schedule via email

11-05-2012 --- Early Medical day 1

11-06-2012 --- Medical Day 2 -PASSED!

01-03-2013 --- Interview- APRROVED!

01-10-2013 --- VISA Received

01-14-2013 --- POE LAX

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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: Philippines
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Hi everybody, i live here in miami florida, and my fiancee is from cebu philippines, she is 2 months pregnant, and i need to send her money. can anyone tell me what is the best way to send money to the philippines? i would like to do it online if possible.

If you are going to be sending it on a regular basis and you can plan 4 or 5 days ahead check out PNB's Remit on Line. Once you get signed up its only $10.00 and they will deliver it to her house, something I found very convenient when my wife was preggy. They also have much higher exchange rate than wectern union xoom ect..

I agree with the PNB remit,,it offers much better exchange rates and lower fees. If there is a PNB branch in your fiancee's area, you can setup an ATM account so she can withdraw whatever she needs and doesn't carry a lot of cash. The website is http://www.pnbrci.com.

For fast delivery, WU works well and they have reduced fees; maybe from competition from remithome and xoom?

Best wishes for your little one and hope the visa process goes smoothly and hopefully less than 7 months.


K-3 Visa

Event Date

Service Center : Vermont Service Center

Consulate : Manilla, Philipines

Marriage : 2007-05-24

I-130 Sent : 2007-08-28

I-130 NOA1 : 2008-02-15 receipt date

I-130 NOA2: 2008-09-02 Hardcopy

I-129F Sent : 2008-02-29

I-129F NOA1 : 2008-03-03

I-129F RFE(s) : None

RFE Reply(s) : None

I-129F NOA2 : 2008-08-26 (email)

I-129F NOA2: 2008-09-02 Hardcopy

NVC Received :2008-09-04

NVC Left : 2008-09-04

Consulate Received :2008-09-12

Packet 3 Received :

Packet 3 Sent :

Packet 4 Received :

Medical: 2008-09-23,24

Sputum Test Passed, complete medical: 2008-12-08

Interview Date : 2008-12-22, White Slips, need current marriage index and CENOMAR

Visa Received : 2009-01-19

US Entry : 2009-02-01

I-130 Approval : 2008-08-26

Comments :

Processing

Estimates/Stats : Your I-129f was approved in 179 days from your filing date.

Your I-130 was approved in 364 days from your filing date.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Geezer has the best suggestion!

On my last trip to Las Vegas I went to the branch office of PNB, (Philippines National Bank). I set up what the OFW's (Overseas Foriegn Worker) use.

All she had to do was go to any branch office near her home, pick up an ATM card. I can make deposits to the account I opened for her and she can with draw from it. Deposits can be made with Xoom on the internet, or mail by check or MO to the Vegas branch.

I think you can set up the account on the internet, try google "PNB". If your located where there is a large filipino community, there might be a branch office like in Vegas or California.

The point is, I would trust what the OFW's do! PNB has the lowest fees and best exchange rates. Western Union is very good and fast and expensive!

ohh an CONGRATS on your baby!! :thumbs:

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Hi everybody, i live here in miami florida, and my fiancee is from cebu philippines, she is 2 months pregnant, and i need to send her money. can anyone tell me what is the best way to send money to the philippines? i would like to do it online if possible.

WESTERN UNION Online is reliable too! my fiance before used to send me,but if you are sending like thousands of $ it is much better to send in Moneygram too! she can claim it to BDO in Cebu or to UCPB.


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Hi everybody, i live here in miami florida, and my fiancee is from cebu philippines, she is 2 months pregnant, and i need to send her money. can anyone tell me what is the best way to send money to the philippines? i would like to do it online if possible.

WESTERN UNION Online is reliable too! my fiance before used to send me,but if you are sending like thousands of $ it is much better to send in Moneygram too! she can claim it to BDO in Cebu or to UCPB.

I did what another had posted months ago. I opened an account with a Credit Union here in the states and gave my wife the debit card. I deposit what I want and all she does is use the ATM card. Cost is $.75 per withdraw no matter the amount.


Met thru friend May 2006

02/22/2008-Married

04/02/2008-Date I-130 Sent :

04/10/2008-Date I-130 NOA1 (Receipt) :

07/03/2008-Date I-130 NOA2 (Approved) :

07/03/2008-Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill :

07/12/2008- Date Package Received By NVC :

07/15/2008- Return Completed DS-3032 :

09/06/2008- Pay I-864 Bill : Bill in mail while in Philippines for two months

09/12/2008- Receive IV Bill :

09/16/2008- Paid IV Bill online :

09/18/2008- Bill shows paid online :

09/27/2008- Received I-864 Package :

09/29/2008- Mailed I-864 Package to NVC :

10/02/2008- I-864 packet delivered to Portsmouth NH 11AM per USPS tracking

10/03/2008- I-864 package entered into NVC system

10/13/2008- I-864 confirmed approved by phone with NVC

10/20/2008- In Philippines helping assembly DS-230 Documents to send

10/22/2008- Sent DS-230 package by FedEx to NVC :

10/23/2008- DS-230 Package rec'd by R. Pearse 9:27am at NVC

10/24/2008- Now just waiting for NVC to approve DS-230

10/29/2008- NVC approved DS-230, Called today 11/1/2008 from Phils to ask status and was told the good news!!!

11/06/2008- Interview date set 12/12/2008, Received email reply confirming date but still need letter!

11/20/2008- Letter received in Philippines

11/25/2008- Medical at St Lukes everything ok!!!!!!

12/12/2008- Interview complete but need Marriage Index from NSO. Applied for 12/15/2008

01/06/2009- Got Marriage Index at NSO & took it to USEM, was told they will call when Visa can be picked up

01/16/2009- Visa delivered by Delbros....fantastic!!!!

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