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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: England
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Good Morning, Would be grateful if someone could give me some insight on my question. I just picked up my visa yesterday from the Frankfurt Counuslate, and even though I have been married 2 years and 7 months, I have been issued a CR-1 visa? I have been ready a lot of posts on this site and read that if married more then 2 years I should have been issued a IR-1. Does this mean at my POE I my green card will be for 2years not the 10 years I thought I would be receiving. By the time I enter the US sometime in Jan ( I work in afghanistan US ARMY) I will be coming up to my 3rd wedding Anniversary, should I mention this to the immigration officer?

Would be grateful for any advice.

Thank you in advance!!!!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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You should contact the consulate BEFORE you leave to correct the mistake. You may try and leave it to the POE, but if the visa issued was a CR-1 then you will likely be given a 2 year conditional green card.

Correct the mistake at the consulate

Good luck


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: England
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You should contact the consulate BEFORE you leave to correct the mistake. You may try and leave it to the POE, but if the visa issued was a CR-1 then you will likely be given a 2 year conditional green card.

Correct the mistake at the consulate

Good luck

Hi,

I just got back from the consulate, and they have corrected the mistake...I now have the IR-1 visa...thank goodness i checked....Thanks for the post!!!

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