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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Nigeria
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Hello VJ members,

Here is a question for you. Has anyone's husband or wife who is Nigerian ever applied for a visitor's visa after getting married? After the USC applied for CR1 for husband/wife?

Has this been ever done? and approved? Just wondering. I mean the husband/wife will have to go back to Nigeria after the visit to wait for the petition to go through its normal process.

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Its not that common to be able to get a visitors visa after applying for an immigrant visa. The visitor needs to prove they have no intent to stay, while the CR-1 is saying they do intend to stay. It doesn't really matter where they're from with this part of the problem. Add in Nigeria is considered a high fraud country, and I'd be surprised if anyone says they've gotten visitors visa. Even those that already have visitor visas have been turned away at the border when its found out they're visiting a fiancée/fiancé or spouse.


K1 from the Philippines
Arrival : 2011-09-08
Married : 2011-10-15
AOS
Date Card Received : 2012-07-13
EAD
Date Card Received : 2012-02-04

Sent ROC : 4-1-2014
Noa1 : 4-2-2014
Bio Complete : 4-18-2014
Approved : 6-24-2014

N-400 sent 2-13-2016
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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Kenya
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It is extremely difficult to obtain a visitor's visa from any country in Africa. Nigeria is a tough consulate. It's hard enough to obtain a K-1 or CR-1 visa, let alone a visitor's visa. It's just the way it is. It's the same in Kenya...close to impossible.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Nigeria
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Hello VJ members,

Here is a question for you. Has anyone's husband or wife who is Nigerian ever applied for a visitor's visa after getting married? After the USC applied for CR1 for husband/wife?

Has this been ever done? and approved? Just wondering. I mean the husband/wife will have to go back to Nigeria after the visit to wait for the petition to go through its normal process.

It is as close to IMPOSSIBLE for any person to get a visa from Nigeria. In this case since there is a pending petition, I would say they will not allow the person to come for a visit in fear that the beneficiary would not return. Good luck!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Nigeria
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When they interview someone for a visitors visa the person wanting the visa has to show compelling reasons to go back home. What would be the Nigerian spouses reason to go back home ( and not try to pull a sneaky AOS once in the US ) You will have better luck flying a kite in the rain to generate electricity


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Cyprus
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Nope. A snowball's chance in hell.


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I-129F Sent : 3-31-2014, NOA2: 4-6-2014

NVC Received : some dinkelsberry yehoo in the house of clingons send our petition to the wrong consulate.

Consulate Received : July 30,2014 Transfer to right embassy complete.

Interview Date : Oct 22, 2014

Interview Result : AP , requesting another PC (not expired) and certified divorce decree (was submitted)Stokes interview via phone for petitioner 4 hrs after interview.

Oct 23 email notification visa approved.
Visa Received : Nov. 3 , 2014 VISA IN HAND.

US Entry : Nov. 21, 2014

Marriage : Dec 27, 2014

AOS send : May 12, 2015, received May 14, 2015 USPS priority

Email &text : May 18, 2015, check cashed May 19,2015, return receipt May 21, 2015 stamped USCIS Lockbox, NOA1 (3x) May 22,2015

Biometrics : June 1, 2015 letter received for appointment June 8, 2015, successful walk-in June 1, 2015

RFE : June 12, 2015 for income not meeting guideline. Income does ( ! ) exceed guideline.

RFE response : June 26, 2015 returned with a boat load full of financial evidence.

UPDATE: July 5, 2015 updated on all 3 cases, RFE received June 30, 2015.

Service request : Aug 12, 2015, letter received that it will be processed within 90 days from receipt of RFE.

UPDATE: Aug 24, 2015, EAD card being produced/ordered. ( 102 days from AOS receipt day and 55 days from RFE response received.) Thank you Jesus !

Emails : Aug 24, 2015, EAD approved, EAD card ordered.

I-797 EAD/AP approval notice received : Aug 27, 2015

EAD/AP combo card mailed : Aug 27, 2015, EAD/AP combo card received: Aug 31, 2015

Renewal application send for EAD/AP : May 31,2016 (AOS pending over 1 year). Received June 2, 2016,Notice date June7, 2016, emails,texts, NOA1 hard copy

Service request for pending AOS April 21, 2016, case not assigned yet.
Service request for pending AOS June 14, 2016, tier 2 said performing background checks.
Expedite request for EAD/AP Aug 3, 2016, Aug10 notification >request was received, assigned, completed. RFE letter requesting evidence for expedite, docs faxed Aug18

*Service request for I-485 Aug 3, 2016, Aug11 notification> request was assigned. Service request Dec 2, 2016.
AOS Interview letter received Aug 12, 2016

AOS Interview September 21, 2016.

Second Biometrics appointment letters received for EAD and AOS on Aug 15, 2016 for Aug 17 ( 2 day notice).

Second Biometrics completed Aug 17, 2016

Third Biometrics appointment letter received Aug 19, 2016 for Sept. 1, 2016. WTH ?!

EAD/AP (renewal) approval Aug 22, 2016, NOA2 received Aug 25, 2016

Renewal EAD in production notification text and online, expedite successful 4 days after RFE request response was faxed, Aug25mailed,Aug29received.

Sept. 21 Interview, 2 hour interview, we were separated and asked about 50 questions each for an hour each. IO was firm but professional, some smiles.
Several service requests made, contacted Senator and Ombudsman. Background checks still pending.
July 21, 2017 HOME VISIT.  Went well. Topic thread in AOS forum.
Waiting to skip ROC and get 10 yr GC due to over 2 year while pending AOS
AOS APPROVED Oct. 4, 2017 * Green card in hand Oct 13, 2017 !!!!!

First K1 denied after 16 month of AP. Refiled. We are a couple since 2009. Not a sprint but a matter of endurance.

 

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Kenya
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Nope. A snowball's chance in hell.

Yup...that's pretty much it in a nutshell, lol.


Men are like stars ~ there are a million of them, but only ONE can make your dreams come true. I found my STAR...

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~K E N Y A~

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