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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: Palestine

Dear all,

Currently,I received my IR-1 visa, and I am going to travel to the USA soon. At the same time, I received a full scholarship to do my MA in a university in Scotland, almost a year program, starting September 26 2011. Do you think leaving the US for study would jeopardize my US residency? We read that I can apply for re-entry permit ahead before I travel to the UK which I can show in the airport on the way back.

We are going to see an immigrant lawyer, but I would like to read your input in this issue.

Edited by Rami-Becky

First meeting----2007-08-30



I-130 Sent-------2008-07-24

I-130 NOA1------2008-07-31

I-129F Sent------2008-08-26

I-129F NOA1-----2008-09-02

I-129F NOA2-----2009-02-25

NVC Received----2009-03-05

Packet 3---------2009-03-12

Packet 3 Sent----2009-04-13

Packet 4---------2009-04-26

Interview Date---2009-05-14--Approved, but required additional documents

Visa Received---- AP, Time Unknown

I-130 Approval----2009-02-25

Switched to IR1 visa

1st interview---------09-03-2011

2nd interview---------03-05-2011

visa issued-----------07-04-2011, but the Consulate kept my passport

3rd interview---------24-05-2011 with the Homland Secuirty office in Jerusalem

4th interview---------06-06-2011 interviewd my wife, the Homland Secuirty office in Jerusalem

passport received-----14-06-2011 with IR1 visa

US Entry----------21-09-2011


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