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Joe and Yalila

Is it okay to request a visiting visa while waiting on the I130?

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Or would that cause problems with the CR-1 process?


First met:...............................07/15/08

Married:.................................01/27/12

USCIS

I-130 Sent:.............................03/02/12

I-130 NOA1:...........................03/07/12

I-130 NOA2:...........................06/20/12

NVC

NVC Case #:...........................07/24/12

DS-3032 emailed:....................07/31/12

AOS Fee Rec'd/Paid for:..........07/31/12

AOS shows as PAID:..............08/02/12

IV Fee Rec'd/Paid for:..............08/08/12

IV shows as PAID:..................08/10/12

AOS/IV Package Sent:............08/24/12

AOS/IV Package Delivered:......08/27/12

Case Completed:.....................08/31/12

Interview!!................................10/24/12

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You can try to apply, however chances are slim in getting it approved.. (IMO)Seems to be tricky, they ask you to prove you have strong ties in your county to apply for the vistor's visa. Then in the CR1 visa they want you to prove why you would want to immigrate and be with your spouse, its a catch 22. Everything is worth a try, if you have the money to gamble go for it...

Nattie


01/06/2012- Married My best friend

05/09/2012- Mailed I-130 via Fed Ex

5/10/2012- I-130 has been received & Signed for at the Chicago lockbox at 10:23 am

05/14/2012- Received NOA1 via Text Message

05/17/2012- Received NOA1 via Snail Mail(Postmarked 5/15/2012)

07/27/2012- 9:36 am Received NOA2 via text message (thought it was a dream)

07/30/2012- Started calling the NVC to see if case has been received

08/02/2012 -Called NVC- Rep told me that NVC Received Package 07/30/2012 (Still no case# assigned)

08/16/2012 -Called NVC- Information has been entered and received my case number (Yahooo)

08/24/2012- AOS Bill invoiced and paid

08/30/2012- Emailed the DS-3023

09/05/2012- Sent AOS (Affidavit of support) packet via Fed Ex (overnight)

09/06/2012- AOS Packet received

09/11/2012- Received email notification that the DS-3023 (Choice of Agent) has been accepted

09/13/2012- Received IV Bill

09/13/2012- Paid IV Bill

09/17/2012- IV marked as paid

09/17/2012- Sent IV Package (DS-230) via Fed Ex

09/18/2012- IV Package Received

09/18/2012- AOS Packet Accepted

09/25/2012- Called NVC and found out I have an RFE

09/26/2012- Received RFE via EMAIL

10/01/2012- Sent original divorce documentation (RFE) via Fed Ex overnight

10/15/2012- CASE COMPLETE (Yahoooooooooooo)

10/23/2012- Case complete email received..

11/02/2012- Called DOS and received interview date

11/05/2012- Received email with check list and appointment date

11/20/2012- Medical Completed

12/03/2012- Interview Scheduled

12/24/2012- Entered the USA and got to MN at 12:08 am on 12/25/2012 Merry X-Mas to us

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