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Will I be able to get another fiancée or a spousal visa again?

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HELLO EVERYBODY!!!

Someone please advice,

Will I be able to get another fiancée or a spousal visa

again?

Here is my past immigration history:

The first time I applied for fiancée visa was in June

2002 for a Russian woman; it was approved by the INS

but it was stopped/refused by the US embassy in Moscow

because she had pending multiple visa applications by

several other men.

So I abandoned the case.

The second time, I applied for the fiancée visa for

another Russian woman in June 2003; it was approved by

the INS but it was stalled at the US embassy in Moscow

because of my previous fiancée visa application;

therefore it was pending for consular/administrative

review.

Tired of the long waiting, in April 2004 I traveled to

Cyprus with my fiancée, got married there in Nicosia

and soon after I applied for the spousal visa directly

at the US embassy there in Nicosia. She finally got

the immigrant visa and came to America.

Soon after I got back in the USA, I sent a fax to the

US embassy in Moscow to stop/cancel the pending

fiancée visa.

Everything went fine to this point.

But unfortunately in America my wife was not

comfortable, not happy and unable to adjust to the new

life. Therefore in July 2005 she left and went back to

Russia.

Finally I got divorced in January 2006.

I want to try again, just one more time, with a very

nice Ukrainian woman I met on my summer vacation;

Will it be possible to apply for another fiancée visa again and

get passed through the new IMBRA law?

Will she be able to receive the fiancée visa at the US

embassy in Kiev or will she be put on hold?

Perhaps it will be faster and surer to get the visa if

I get married in Kiev and apply directly at the US

embassy there in Kiev for a spousal/immigrant visa

if DCF is possible?

Or is there any other way to easily/faster/surely

bring her here in the USA?

Thank you very much for your help.

Sincerely,

Joseph

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: France
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Joseph...

I think you might want to consult with a good immigration lawyer at this point. Fair or not, I'd say there will be flags going up all over the place for USCIS and the DOS if you try again...

Out of curiousity, what makes you think this one is going to be different? Sounds like you've had some disastrous luck with Eastern European women...


January 2004: Met Laurent at the Bibliothèque nationale in Paris

February 2004: We became an actual couple

January 29th, 2006: I left France to return to the United States--AWFUL to say goodbye!

June 2006: Finally convinced Laurent that a K-1 visa would be more time-effective than trying to get an H-1

August 1st, 2006: The K-1 petition is finally in the mail and on its way to Nebraska...WooHoooo!! And yes, I remembered to attach the check! :-)

August 3rd, 2006: USPS online tracking shows that my petition (sent certified) was received at the NSC at 5:05am

August 14th, 2006: NOA1 received USPS!! (I-129F recv'd at CSC: 8/4; NOA date: 8/10; last touched: 8/11)

October 2nd, 2006: I MISTAKENLY thought we had an approval...False alarm...Back to waiting...

October 3rd, 2006: TOUCHED!!

October 4th, 2006: REALLY AND TRULY APPROVED!!! Email notification lists 10/3 as the NOA2 date.

Later that same day: TOUCHED...AGAIN! Hope that means I'm in a cozy box and moving to NVC this week...

October 10th, 2006: Received official NOA2 via snail mail.

October 19th, 2006: Case received at NVC!! AWESOME!!

October 20th, 2006: Case forwarded to Paris!! DHL says two shipments were headed that way. Must be in there somewhere...

October 27th, 2006: Received official receipt letter from NVC via USPS.

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Well that is quite the past...lol

I do think it is going to raise some red flags, but one thing I have learned from experience is to address all possible red flags when you file the I-129F or I-130. It could possibly slow down the approval of this petition, but if it isn't addressed there then you run the risk of the consulate sending back the petition for review and recomment revocation of the petition. Write them a letter explaining the past situations, and make sure to send plenty of proof that this relationship is real. The USCIS won't know about the past situations, but the consulate will.

They did that to us, and it has been over a year now since my husbands interview and he is still not with me. A few extra months at the USCIS is better than this!

BTW, our petition was reaffirmed and is on its way back to the consulate, so even if you do end up in our shoes it doesn't necessarily mean the end. True love can conquer all.


'Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways - Chardonnay in one hand - chocolate in the other - body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming 'WOO HOO, What a Ride'

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HELLO EVERYBODY!!!

Someone please advice,

Will I be able to get another fiancée or a spousal visa

again?

Here is my past immigration history:

The first time I applied for fiancée visa was in June

2002 for a Russian woman; it was approved by the INS

but it was stopped/refused by the US embassy in Moscow

because she had pending multiple visa applications by

several other men.

So I abandoned the case.

The second time, I applied for the fiancée visa for

another Russian woman in June 2003; it was approved by

the INS but it was stalled at the US embassy in Moscow

because of my previous fiancée visa application;

therefore it was pending for consular/administrative

review.

Tired of the long waiting, in April 2004 I traveled to

Cyprus with my fiancée, got married there in Nicosia

and soon after I applied for the spousal visa directly

at the US embassy there in Nicosia. She finally got

the immigrant visa and came to America.

Soon after I got back in the USA, I sent a fax to the

US embassy in Moscow to stop/cancel the pending

fiancée visa.

Everything went fine to this point.

But unfortunately in America my wife was not

comfortable, not happy and unable to adjust to the new

life. Therefore in July 2005 she left and went back to

Russia.

Finally I got divorced in January 2006.

I want to try again, just one more time, with a very

nice Ukrainian woman I met on my summer vacation;

Will it be possible to apply for another fiancée visa again and

get passed through the new IMBRA law?

Will she be able to receive the fiancée visa at the US

embassy in Kiev or will she be put on hold?

Perhaps it will be faster and surer to get the visa if

I get married in Kiev and apply directly at the US

embassy there in Kiev for a spousal/immigrant visa

if DCF is possible?

Or is there any other way to easily/faster/surely

bring her here in the USA?

Thank you very much for your help.

Sincerely,

Joseph

It's really a colorful history. :unsure:

I dont think this time would be easy for u to apply her to come to USA.

Because of ur applying record, u do need a lawyer.

God bless u~


May 12, 2006 We sent K-1 Package

May 23, 2006 We have received NOA1

June 14, 2006 Our case had been transfered to CSC

July 3, 2006 We had received for asking more evidence

July 4, 2006 We sent back right away

July 11, 2006 They had got our REF

July 12, 2006 TOUCHED

Sep 14, 2006 TOUCHED.............finally

Sep 18, 2006 Got approved.............Yes!!

Sep 28, 2006 Received NOA2

WHEN CAN I SEE MY BABY AGAIN?

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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: Brazil
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Hi!

Look, if all that happened with you and you didn't do anything against your ex espouse ... don't fear the IMBRA process!

You will be able to explain the situation at some point...even if takes longer than other times!!!

You are free to call the immigration and ask them...

Be free from your past... of course it will bring consequences, but God can make everything new!!!

I REALLY hope that GOd help you on this journey and give you a nice family! Everybody desires it!!!

God Bless!!!

Angela.


Angela and Thomas

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Joseph...

Out of curiousity, what makes you think this one is going to be different? Sounds like you've had some disastrous luck with Eastern European women...

I agree. If it were me I'd be taking some time out to take a long hard look at why this happens. In other words, give the visa-fiance'-marriage thing a rest, and find out what's causing you to pick the wrong women. Maybe they are fine women, just not a match for you and your life.


October 1, 2005 . . . . Evelyn and I met online

March 8, 2006 . . . . Traveled to Phils for first face-2-face . . . Oh, my god! . . . Wow!!!

March 21, 2006 . . . . I-129F Packet Sent

March 30, 2006 . . . . NOA1 Received

May 25, 2006 . . . . Traveled to Phils for Evelyn's June 1st Bday

June 1, 2006 . . . . Application transferred from Lincoln, NE to California

July 5, 2006 . . . . IMBRA-RFE Request Received

July 6, 2006 . . . . IMBRA-RFE Information Sent

July 13, 2006 . . . . IMBRA-RFE Information Received Ack from USCIS

September 11, 2006 . . . . Email from USCIS - CASE APPROVED !!!!!!

September 15, 2006 . . . . Third trip to Phils . . . dragged kicking and screaming to my flight home

September 16, 2006 . . . . NOA2 Received !!!

October 16 . . . . NVC received packet

October 17 . . . NVC forwards packet to Manila

October 23 . . . Manila receives Visa packet

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada
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Joseph, considering your past history, and especially considering the scrutiny you underwent with your second petition, I do believe it will be in your best interest to consult with a good immigration attorny. It looks like you have a number of large hurdles to cross.


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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Ukraine
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HELLO EVERYBODY!!!

The second time, I applied for the fiancée visa for

another Russian woman in June 2003; it was approved by

the INS but it was stalled at the US embassy in Moscow

because of my previous fiancée visa application;

therefore it was pending for consular/administrative

review.

Stalled at the embassy in Moscow AFTER INS approval? Even though you had a previous petition approved, I was under the impression that if INS approved it (after reviewing the history) that shouldnt matter at the embassy level.

Your story is very intriguing indeed.

I agree with the previous posters, find a savvy immigration attorney with experience with multiple petition cases. I wish you best of luck


2-14-2006- Engaged on a snowy night in Kiev

2-19-2006- Filed I129F

2-23-2006- NOA1 generated-REJECTED- (they said no fee attached, but I sent THE SAME CHECK back)

3-13-2006- NOA1 generated, reciept date of application

6-2-2006- (Sasha's bday) Transferred to CSC

6-14-2006- Recieved at CSC

6-23-2006- RFE generated IMBRA

6-30-2006-RFE recieved and returned by me.

7-8-2006-RFE recieved by CSC

7-11-2006-"touched" I just figured this out!!! ;)

8-3-2006 - Touched!

8-4-2006 - Touched again!

8-6-2006 - Touched again again!

8-25-2006 - Touched! Its been almost three weeks since the last one...forgot how that felt!

9-7-2006- Touched...but only because I called. :( So dissapointed right now....

9-8-2006- Touched...a real one...not because I called. Hope it actually means something like it did for Gary!

9-11-2006-APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9-12-2006-Touched again today...to NVC?

9-16-2006-NOA2 recieved in mail

10-4-2006-Petition sent to NVC

10-21-2006-Touched??? #######?!?

10-25-2006-Touched again??

10-27-2006-NVC case received!

10-30-2006-NVC sent case to Consulate in Kiev!!! Come come on hurry up!!!

11-30-2006-Interview...PASSED!

12-8-2006-arriving together at Portland International Airport!!!

1-25-2007-MARRIED!

3-6-2007-Filed EAD, AP, and I485

3-13-2007-NOA1's for all of the above. ONE year exactly from NOA1 of 129f. ;)

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Brazil
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Just the fact that your first fiancee had several petitions from different men raises a huge flag as to whether you were just trying to help a woman to get across the pond and her a green card or you weren't aware of this. Then your second petition was also considered suspicious, and you went ahead and married outside of US and got her here on a spouse visa. So in fact this time would be your 4th time petitioning for a immigrant visa based on marriage so yes, you'll have a tough bumpy ride and should consult with an attorney.


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04/11/2006 - Filed I-129F.
09/29/2006 - Visa in hand!

10/15/2006 - POE San Juan
11/15/2006 - MARRIAGE

AOS JOURNEY
01/05/2007 - AOS sent to Chicago.
03/26/2007 - Green Card in hand!

REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS JOURNEY
01/26/2009 - Filed I-751.
06/22/2009 - Green Card in hand!

NATURALIZATION JOURNEY
06/26/2014 - N-400 sent to Nebraska
07/02/2014 - NOA
07/24/2014 - Biometrics
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I agree with the previous posters, find a savvy immigration attorney with experience with multiple petition cases. I wish you best of luck

I think this might be problematic. How experienced can any attorney be with the new IMBRA restrictions and waiver requirements? Since they have only been around since March, the first cases requiring waivers are just now being tested and adjudicated.


05/16/2005 I-129F Sent

05/28/2005 I-129F NOA1

06/21/2005 I-129F NOA2

07/18/2005 Consulate Received package from NVC

11/09/2005 Medical

11/16/2005 Interview APPROVED

12/05/2005 Visa received

12/07/2005 POE Minneapolis

12/17/2005 Wedding

12/20/2005 Applied for SSN

01/14/2005 SSN received in the mail

02/03/2006 AOS sent (Did not apply for EAD or AP)

02/09/2006 NOA

02/16/2006 Case status Online

05/01/2006 Biometrics Appt.

07/12/2006 AOS Interview APPROVED

07/24/2006 GC arrived

05/02/2007 Driver's License - Passed Road Test!

05/27/2008 Lifting of Conditions sent (TSC > VSC)

06/03/2008 Check Cleared

07/08/2008 INFOPASS (I-551 stamp)

07/08/2008 Driver's License renewed

04/20/2009 Lifting of Conditions approved

04/28/2009 Card received in the mail

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Remember the filing limitations apply only to K1 and not K3. I would think K3 would be the path of least resistance. With K1 you would have to request a waiver for multiple filings over the numerical limit. Ever considered looking outside Russia and the former eastern bloc countries? Just a thought.


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John,

JOSEPH has potential problems in two areas. The one that you mention - getting the IMBRA waiver from USCIS to ge the petition approved - is indeed new.

The other potential problem - convincing the visa officer at the consulate that the relationship is bona fide given the circumstances - has been around for a long time and any number of attornies have had experience dealing with it.

Yodrak

I agree with the previous posters, find a savvy immigration attorney with experience with multiple petition cases. I wish you best of luck

I think this might be problematic. How experienced can any attorney be with the new IMBRA restrictions and waiver requirements? Since they have only been around since March, the first cases requiring waivers are just now being tested and adjudicated.

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