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Do they allow you to stay with your fiance during the visa process. I haven't applied yet but will be once we return to the states in Aug. I am moving down with him in Aug, we both made the decision to not seperate anymore, we have a 3 month old daughter. Once we apply, will they allow me to stay with him during the process? or I have to stay in Canada?


K1 Timeline

I-129F sent to Vermont Service Centre: 08/19/2009

NOA1 Notice Date: 09/03/2009

NOA1 Hard Copy received: 09/10/2009

NOA2 Notice Date: 11/25/2009

NVC Received : 12/01/2009

NVC Left : 12/02/2009

Consulate Received : 12/03/2009

Consulate sent packet 3: 12/09/2009

Packet 3 received by me: 12/15/2009

Packet 3 faxed to consulate: 12/16/2009

Packet 3 sent to consulate: 01/06/2010

Packet 3 received by consulate: 01/08/2010

Packet 3 logged:01/25/2010

Packet 4 Received: 02/10/2010

Medical!: 02/01/2010

Interview: 04/16/2010

POE: Aug 7th, 2010

Wedding: August 14 2010 YAY

SSN Received: September 8th, 2010

AOS Timeline

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Do they allow you to stay with your fiance during the visa process. I haven't applied yet but will be once we return to the states in Aug. I am moving down with him in Aug, we both made the decision to not seperate anymore, we have a 3 month old daughter. Once we apply, will they allow me to stay with him during the process? or I have to stay in Canada?

Once you enter the US you can stay as long as your entry permits you to stay. You will have to go back to Canada for the interview. Once you get the K1 visa and enter the US, you will not be able to leave the US again until you either get your green card or advance parole. If you leave without either of these, you won't be able to re-enter the US.

If your fiance submits the K1 petition before you enter the US then you MAY have difficulty entering. They will know about the K1 visa petition, so you must be completely honest about it when CBP questions you. You will need to present evidence that you intend to return to Canada after your visit. If you don't convince them then you may be turned back at the border (or airport, if you're flying to the US). Once you've been turned away, you won't be able to enter the US again until you get your visa.

Spend some time in the Canada subforum. The rules have changed slightly for you because you are now an intending immigrant. As long as you know those rules, and play strictly in accordance with them, you'll be able to maximize your time with your fiance, and also get your visa and immigrate to the US.

Good luck!


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Where is the Canada board?


K1 Timeline

I-129F sent to Vermont Service Centre: 08/19/2009

NOA1 Notice Date: 09/03/2009

NOA1 Hard Copy received: 09/10/2009

NOA2 Notice Date: 11/25/2009

NVC Received : 12/01/2009

NVC Left : 12/02/2009

Consulate Received : 12/03/2009

Consulate sent packet 3: 12/09/2009

Packet 3 received by me: 12/15/2009

Packet 3 faxed to consulate: 12/16/2009

Packet 3 sent to consulate: 01/06/2010

Packet 3 received by consulate: 01/08/2010

Packet 3 logged:01/25/2010

Packet 4 Received: 02/10/2010

Medical!: 02/01/2010

Interview: 04/16/2010

POE: Aug 7th, 2010

Wedding: August 14 2010 YAY

SSN Received: September 8th, 2010

AOS Timeline

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Vietnam
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Where is the Canada board?

I would just give you a link, but I want you to be able to find it in the future.

From the main page of the forum, scroll down to the block of subforums titled "General Discussion Area". In the second forum titled "Regional Discussion", there are a number of subforums for each part of the world. There is a separate subforum for Canada.


12/15/2009 - K1 Visa Interview - APPROVED!

12/29/2009 - Married in Oakland, CA!

08/18/2010 - AOS Interview - APPROVED!

05/01/2013 - Removal of Conditions - APPROVED!

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Do they allow you to stay with your fiance during the visa process. I haven't applied yet but will be once we return to the states in Aug. I am moving down with him in Aug, we both made the decision to not seperate anymore, we have a 3 month old daughter. Once we apply, will they allow me to stay with him during the process? or I have to stay in Canada?

Once you enter the US you can stay as long as your entry permits you to stay. You will have to go back to Canada for the interview. Once you get the K1 visa and enter the US, you will not be able to leave the US again until you either get your green card or advance parole. If you leave without either of these, you won't be able to re-enter the US.

If your fiance submits the K1 petition before you enter the US then you MAY have difficulty entering. They will know about the K1 visa petition, so you must be completely honest about it when CBP questions you. You will need to present evidence that you intend to return to Canada after your visit. If you don't convince them then you may be turned back at the border (or airport, if you're flying to the US). Once you've been turned away, you won't be able to enter the US again until you get your visa.

Spend some time in the Canada subforum. The rules have changed slightly for you because you are now an intending immigrant. As long as you know those rules, and play strictly in accordance with them, you'll be able to maximize your time with your fiance, and also get your visa and immigrate to the US.

Good luck!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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As has already been mentioned, you can visit your fiance while your case is pending but you cannot officially move. Furthermore, you don't want to make it appear as though you are moving when you cross as a visitor, this will cause you a number problems. You should also be prepared with evidence you intend to return to Canada and that you will not be crossing and staying in the US. As a Canadian, you are allowed to stay in the US for 6 months, but there is a very real possibility that you won't be able to obtain your visa within that time frame.

Just some things to be mindful of! Good luck and drop by the Canadian forum, there are a lot of nice people with good, educated experiences that will help you.

Edited by Hugglebuggles

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Ya ya no I got no reason to not return, my fiance is a Canadian citizen as well, he comes home during christmas and summer months when his out of school. Our only intention to not seperate is for our daughter and what is best for her but we dont off course want any problems or illegal pending against us.


K1 Timeline

I-129F sent to Vermont Service Centre: 08/19/2009

NOA1 Notice Date: 09/03/2009

NOA1 Hard Copy received: 09/10/2009

NOA2 Notice Date: 11/25/2009

NVC Received : 12/01/2009

NVC Left : 12/02/2009

Consulate Received : 12/03/2009

Consulate sent packet 3: 12/09/2009

Packet 3 received by me: 12/15/2009

Packet 3 faxed to consulate: 12/16/2009

Packet 3 sent to consulate: 01/06/2010

Packet 3 received by consulate: 01/08/2010

Packet 3 logged:01/25/2010

Packet 4 Received: 02/10/2010

Medical!: 02/01/2010

Interview: 04/16/2010

POE: Aug 7th, 2010

Wedding: August 14 2010 YAY

SSN Received: September 8th, 2010

AOS Timeline

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I am assuming you are the UScitizen, right - and the fiance will be visiting? Again --- you can visit... provided he can prove to the IO at the border that he is just visiting, and have enough ties to Canada (letter from employer, lease/mortgage, bank accounts) each time he tries t ocross ---- and even then he will be at the mercy of whatever the blip the IO decides to do. A lot of folks visit during the process, but some will be turned back.

He cannot move to the US without the visa. If he overstays his stay, you guys will be in a heck of a lot of trouble. Better be wise about it.

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