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I think I'm pregnant and we are about to send our k1 package. Would this be an advantage or disadvantage? hope to hear some insight, thanks in advance.


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Mar 14 2011 - NOA1 received by email - petition routed to VSC

Aug 10 2011- unexpectedly received mail from NVC saying we are approved

w/ my MNL case # on it.

Aug 11 2011- My approved petition already at USEM :)

Aug 16 2011- Finally, USCIS update our status..

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Oct 14 2011 - Wedding Day

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Neither, being pregnant does not affect the K-1 petition in any way.


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I was going to say the same thing. Personally, I think it would be a disadvantage. I am 7 months into the process and am STILL at USCIS through no fault of my own. That means that once, when I do get approved, its going to be at least another 3-5 months for my interview.

There are only about 5 instances that qualify for an expedite, and I know many people who did qualify for an expedite that have been waiting over 6 months for their applications to be approved.

Good luck, maybe your journey will be faster than mine :)


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07/07/10: Package Received

07/17/10: NOA1

07/26/10: Touched

11/03/10: Case Transferred to TSC

11/30/10: Touched! FINALLY

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02/20/11: Optin email sent

02/22/11:Submitted DS-261 (Choice of Agent)

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02/25/11: AOS I-864 Emailed to NVC

03/02/11: IV Bill generated & Paid!

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03/17/11: DS-260 completed

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04/08/11: NVC robot says they are "Awaiting my Biographic Data" which I assume means they reviewed my I-864

04/11/11: NVC is saying I am missing info, that I did not send in all my documents.

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Potentially a disadvantage, depending on processing times at the moment and how far along you are. If you have the baby before your K-1 interview, and assuming the baby is your petitioning fiance's, you'll need to register the baby and get a US passport for it, since it won't qualify for a K-2 since it's got birthright citizenship through its father. Find out what needs doing to qualify to register a birth abroad in Manila, as I believe some embassies request DNA confirmation of paternity.

You'll also need to have sufficient income for at least 3 people, depending on you and your fiance's circumstances, in order to satisfy the I-134 and I-864 (at the AOS stage) requirements.

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Timeline Summary:

K-1/K-2 NOA1 - POE: 9 February - 9 July 2010

Married: 17 July 2010

AOS mailed - Interview : 22 November 2010 - 10 March 2011

ROC mailed - approved: 14 February - 18 June 2013

Citizenship mailed - ceremony: 9 February - 7 June 2017

 

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Thanks for the replies...

I'm not sure about my pregnancy because I haven't take the test yet but there are symptoms that I am and if I am, I'm 3weeks on the way. Of course, my fiance(the USC) is the father :P. he just left the Philippines on Jan 29th. :)

right, expedite will not be an advantage for this case because if pregnancy will be one of the valid reasons for expedite, then every one will impregnate their fiancees. :) and one probable disadvantage is that my fiance needs to satisfy the poverty level requirements for 3persons. b-( Just Hoping our petition will get approve before I give birth.:)


When life gives you lemons, ask for tequilla and salt....:)

Visa Journey

Mar 02 2011 - Sent I-129F package to Dallas Lockbox

Mar 08 2011 - Delivered to Dallas

Mar 11 2011 - Check in cashed..

Mar 12 2011 - Initial Review; Status Last update...

Mar 14 2011 - NOA1 received by email - petition routed to VSC

Aug 10 2011- unexpectedly received mail from NVC saying we are approved

w/ my MNL case # on it.

Aug 11 2011- My approved petition already at USEM :)

Aug 16 2011- Finally, USCIS update our status..

Aug 22-23 2011 - Medical Exam: Passed! yay!

Aug 22 2011 - finally received hardcopy of NOA2 on mail and we were approved since Jul 13, 2011

Sep 02 2011 - Interview date! approved!

Sep 14 2011 - Visa received!

Sep 19 2011 - POE (Guam)

Oct 14 2011 - Wedding Day

Nov 21 2011 - AOS Sent

Nov 25 2011 - AOS Delivered

Nov 30 2011 - NOA1s received by email/

Dec 06 2011 - NOA1s hard copies received dated Nov 30, 2011

Dec 22 2011 - Biometric done

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If the baby is born in the Philippines then you will need to apply for CRBA for the baby and you WILL require a DNA test to prove it's our fiance's. If the child is born in the US then it's automatically a citizen so it doesn't matter.

In terms of helping your case no it doesn't.

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Congrats on the pregnancy!

You will not be allowed to take the vaccines during the medical, thats all. So have them done in the US after giving birth and before sending out your AOS package.. No big deal :)


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Our son was born 02/03/2013

I received my masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology 04/17/2013

I received my 10-year greencard (ROC) in 3 months with no interview (March-June 2013)

My husband returned from deployment 06/20/2013

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No affect on processing the petition or the visa for YOU whatsoever.

The child will be added to your family size if born before the visa interview so the baby can increase the income requirement needed by the petitioner. Also the child, if born before your visa is issued, will be eligible for US citizenship and cannot get a visa. You will have to register the childs birth and apply for a US passport before the child can travel.


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Agree with the others. No affect on the K1 process. A CRBA is required if the child is born abroad. Most international carriers won't let you fly in the last month of pregnancy, so there's a good chance of the child being born in the Philippines.

Be flexible with your plans. I have a friend whose fiancee was pregnant. Her due date was a week after after her scheduled interview date. None of the domestic airlines would allow her to fly, so she planned on taking a 20 hour train ride to HCMC. I urged my friend not to risk it, and to reschedule the interview while he still had time. If his fiancee ended up giving birth a day or two before the interview then she'd miss it, and it would probably be too late to reschedule at that point. They would have had to start over. His fiancee kicked and screamed because she didn't want to postpone the interview any longer. He finally convinced her it was the best thing to do, and he got the interview rescheduled.

The baby was born the day the interview was originally scheduled. :blush:


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If the baby is born in the Philippines then you will need to apply for CRBA for the baby and you WILL require a DNA test to prove it's our fiance's. If the child is born in the US then it's automatically a citizen so it doesn't matter.

In terms of helping your case no it doesn't.

Yes, congratz. Then also at issue is health insurance. Hopefully your hubby now father to be has some for you, that will cover your pregnancy right away. Also a factor is that most company health plans require you being married before you can be added to the plan. Details, details, well good luck and may you have a speedy journey.


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Thanks everyone! :) I'll keep all your advice in mind. We too, are hoping for speedy journey but whatever, our best interest will be on the baby. :)

thanks again...


When life gives you lemons, ask for tequilla and salt....:)

Visa Journey

Mar 02 2011 - Sent I-129F package to Dallas Lockbox

Mar 08 2011 - Delivered to Dallas

Mar 11 2011 - Check in cashed..

Mar 12 2011 - Initial Review; Status Last update...

Mar 14 2011 - NOA1 received by email - petition routed to VSC

Aug 10 2011- unexpectedly received mail from NVC saying we are approved

w/ my MNL case # on it.

Aug 11 2011- My approved petition already at USEM :)

Aug 16 2011- Finally, USCIS update our status..

Aug 22-23 2011 - Medical Exam: Passed! yay!

Aug 22 2011 - finally received hardcopy of NOA2 on mail and we were approved since Jul 13, 2011

Sep 02 2011 - Interview date! approved!

Sep 14 2011 - Visa received!

Sep 19 2011 - POE (Guam)

Oct 14 2011 - Wedding Day

Nov 21 2011 - AOS Sent

Nov 25 2011 - AOS Delivered

Nov 30 2011 - NOA1s received by email/

Dec 06 2011 - NOA1s hard copies received dated Nov 30, 2011

Dec 22 2011 - Biometric done

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Congratulations - hopefully your suspicions can soon be confirmed with a test!! :yes:

Like others have said, it won't expedite the process or anything and you could be heavily pregnant before you could travel to the US (if the airlines allow it). BUT (and I'm surprised nobody else mentioned it) I think it is very positive with regards to proving that you have a genuine relationship going on with your fiance. What's more compelling evidence than having a baby with your fiance to show that the relationship is real??

All the best with your petition and the suspected pregnancy :D

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My CR1 timeline (DCF London):
June 26, 2010 - civil wedding
Aug 2, 2010 - I-130 package mailed to the London Consulate (DCF)
Aug 9, 2010 - NOA1 (confirmation of receipt) via email
Sep 4, 2010 - religious wedding
Oct 21, 2010 - NOA2
Nov 25, 2010 - Case number received in the mail
Nov 29, 2010 - Medical
Dec 1, 2010 - DS-230I & DS-2001 forms mailed back
Feb 1, 2011 - Interview - APPROVED!!!
Feb 7, 2011 - Passport with Visa received via courier
June 7, 2011 - POE Los Angeles (LAX)
June 18, 2011 - 2-Year Green card received in the mail!!!

My ROC journey:
April 2, 2013 - I-751 package mailed to California Service Center

April 3, 2013 - NOA1 date
April 8, 2013 - check cleared
May 6, 2013 - Biometrics completed

July 25, 2013 - 10 year green card APPROVED!! (notification via text and email, and website updated)

July 29, 2013 - ROC approval letter received in the mail

July 31, 2013 - 10 year green card received in the mail!!!

My N-400 journey:

March 19, 2014 - N-400 package mailed to Phoenix, AZ Lockbox

March 24, 2014 - NOA1 date and Priority Date

March 27, 2014 - Check cleared

April 21, 2014 - Biometrics done

May 7, 2014 - In line for interview

June 23, 2014 - Scheduled for interview

July 28, 2014 - Interview - PASSED!!

July 30, 2014 - In line for oath

July 31, 2014 - Scheduled for oath

Aug 2, 2014 - Oath letter received

Aug 27, 2014 - Oath ceremony, I am a US citizen!!!

Sep 11, 2014 - US passport received

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Agree with all No changes and may be a disadvantage .. There was a wife on here who told by the embassy that she cannot travel until she gave birth.


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Dec 30 2010 - Notice of Action 1 (NOA1)
May 12 2011 - Notice of Action 2 (NOA2)
May 23 2011 - NVC case # Assigned
Nov 17 2011 - COA / I-864 received
Nov 18 2011 - Sent COA
Apr 30 2012 - Pay AOS fee

Oct 15 2012 - Pay IV fee
Oct 25 2012 - Sent AOS/IV Package

Oct 29 2012 - Pkg Delivered
Dec 24 2012 - Case Complete

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