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FYI: Check Passport Validity Dates Prior to Visa Issue

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No thanks to CSC delays, we lost track of my Fiance's passport validity dates.

As the Consular Section was preparing to "place" the visa, they discovered that she was 1 week short of the 6 month minimum validity requirement.

Not a major delay, 5 days worst case... Although I thought I would see her Friday. :(

With the flurry of activity surrounding the K-1 or K-3 process, it is an easy item to overlook.

The Advice: Plan for success and keep track of passport expiration dates!!

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Sorry to hear about the roadbump...glad to know its easily fixed. Thanks for giving us something to be aware of as we follow behind in this process.

Have a wonderful reunion! (F)


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24 March 2009 I-751 received by USCIS

27 March 2009 Check Cashed

30 March 2009 NOA received

8 April 2009 Biometric notice arrived by mail

24 April 2009 Biometrics scheduled

26 April 2009 Touched

...once again waiting

1 September 2009 (just over 5 months) Approved and card production ordered.

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Glad you posted this, Will... sorry about the delay. Hopefully, your post will prevent the same thing from happening to others.

She'll be with you soon....

Jen


8-30-05 Met David at a restaurant in Germany

3-28-06 David 'officially' proposed

4-26-06 I-129F mailed

9-25-06 Interview: APPROVED!

10-16-06 Flt to US, POE Detroit

11-5-06 Married

7-2-07 Green card received

9-12-08 Filed for divorce

12-5-08 Court hearing - divorce final

A great marriage is not when the "perfect couple" comes together.

It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Mexico
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William,

That sucks! But at least you know it's just FIVE more days and then you will be together. YAY!!!

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Morocco
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Aww Will I'm so sorry. At least this delay is only 5days and she already has the visa! Congrats again and let us know how your reunion goes!

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No thanks to CSC delays, we lost track of my Fiance's passport validity dates.

As the Consular Section was preparing to "place" the visa, they discovered that she was 1 week short of the 6 month minimum validity requirement.

Not a major delay, 5 days worst case... Although I thought I would see her Friday. :(

With the flurry of activity surrounding the K-1 or K-3 process, it is an easy item to overlook.

The Advice: Plan for success and keep track of passport expiration dates!!

Lessons learned and thanks for sharing...your experience surely would remind everyone to take a look at their passports... All the best for you...it's just a little delay and you will be together soon. God bless!

(F)


04/22/06:I-129F -TSC
04/25/06:I-129F -CSC;NOA1(Rcvd Date)
05/01/06:NOA1(Notice Date)
06/23/06:Email fr CSC-IMBRA RFE
06/30/06:IMBRA RFE mail)
07/05/06:I-RFE reply
07/17/06:USCIS rcvd I-RFE reply
08/30/06:NOA2 Approved!
09/05/06:NOA2(mail)
09/26/06:Email fr NVC-to Emb;case #:MNL2006764XXX
10/06/06:VISA APPT:*ANY WORKDAY 0700AM*daughter age-ing out
10/16-17:St. Luke's Medical Ext Clinic
10/18/06:Emb Intrvw APPROVED!
10/25/06:VISAS(K1&K2s)delivered;CFO for stickers
11/08/06:To the U.S.!
11/14/06:WEDDING!
11/22/06:Applied SSN(married name)
11/15/06:INFOPASS appt (for 3):AOS-DORA
11/27/06:Applied AOS w/ 2daughters;got accepted;interviewed same day(D1)
12/09/06:Received by mail 3 NOA1s
12/15/06:SSN print-out picked up
12/18/06:SS card&Biometrics appt notices in mail(D22)
12/26/06:Biometrics at ASC,USCIS Dallas-North(D30)
01/26/07:Email:Notice mailed 1/25 welcoming the new PR(K1&K2-9y/o)(D61)
01/31/07:Welcome letters(mail)(D66)
02/01/07:Card production ordered 1/30(D67)
02/05/07:Email:Approval notice sent 2/04(D71)
02/06/07:GC's in the mail! (D72)
12/11/08:Sent application for removal of conditions (I-751)
12/19/08:Received by mail receipt notice
12/30/08:Received by mail biometrics appointment for Jo and receipt notice for daughter
01/05/09:Received by mail biometrics appointment of daughter
01/13/09:Biometrics appointment of Jo and daughter
06/17/09:Email:Card production ordered
06/30/09:Email:Approval notice sent
07/06/09:Ten-year GC's in the mail!

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