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Hello guys:

First, I would like to thank you for running this forum. I have read a lot of useful information on this forum in the course of the k1 visa process for my fiancee from Ukraine.

She is finally here and we are very happy. The process appeared to be not as smooth as I expected. There are several aspects that caused delays in our visa journey. I would like to share them with you and hope that someone will be able to avoid potential delays in the process if he takes my experience into consideration:

First, the government requires an absolute final divorce decree. What I have included appeared to be a Divorce Nisi, which is not a final divorce decree. Once the RFE was issued I had to secure a final divorce and send it back to USCIS.

Secondly, USCIS has requested an original statement of intent to marry from my fiancee. I believed that a well-scanned copy will suffice, however, the RFE stated that the statement must be original.

And lastly, we lost some time because we were expecting the US Embassy to correspond with my fiancee by mail. Apparently, the postal service in my fiancee's country is not reliable and we have not received anything. Luckily, I have read this forum and found out that I can download instructions right from the website of the US Embassy and no specific wait time is required.

We are planning to get married next week and will start the process for the greencard pretty soon!

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Congratulations on finally being together and wedding all! Lots more paperwork but at least the Visa part is over and done with! :dance:


NOA1 - 12/21/15

NOA2 - 04/18/16

NVC Receive - 04/29/16

NVC Welcome - 05/13/16

DS-261 - 05/14/16

AOS, IV PAID - 05/27/16

DS260 done - 06/10/16

Case Transferred to US Embassy in Riga Latvia at the end of October.

If you really want it, you'll find a way!

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Ethiopia
Timeline

Congratulations on your wedding


K-1 Time Line

Service Center:_California Service Center

Consulate: _Frankfurt, Germany

I-129F Sent: _2011-03-20

I-129F NOA1:_ 2011-03-30

I-129F NOA2:_2011-06-18

NVC Received: _2011-07-19

NVC Left:_2011-07-20

Consulate Received:_2011-07-25

Packet 3 Received: _2011-07-28

Packet 3 Sent: _2011-07-29

Packet 4 Received:_ 2011-08-09

Interview Date: _ 2011-08-24

Interview Result:_ Approved(After 3 weeks AP)

Visa Received:_2011-09-21

US Entry:_@ JFK 2011-11-16

Marriage: _2011-12-20

AOS, EAD, AP

Date Filed: _2012-02-07

NOA Date: _2012-02-13

Bio. Appt. Notice recieved_2012-02-17

Bio. Appt.:2012-03-12@ 8:00 AM in Columbus OH

Bio Done:2012-03-05 WALK IN- Columbus OH

State ID: 2012-03-05

DL Permit: 2012-03-08

AOS Transfer: 2012-03-14

AOS Touched @ USCIS: 2012-03-21

EAD/AP Approved & Card Producton: 2012-04-03

EAD/AP on Hand:2012-04-11

AOS_RFE: 2012-09-28

RFE Sent: 2012-11-09

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