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Hi all... Recently, we have sent in the I-129F package to the USCIS and have received the receipt on September 1st, 2012. I have been reading a serious of post but not that many are from China. Is it any more difficult to get an approval if your fiance is Chinese? Any advice or success stories would be greatly appreciated!! This website is wonderful.

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I don't know a lot about the china... However when I applied for my K1 visa for my fiance in india sept. 2010, fast frwd to the interview my fiance was denied. So some people get lucky and others don't. SO we got married and started the journey all over again. And let me tell you we had plenty of proof 1 year of phone bills talking each day for more than an hour-three hours...Family pics everything...Still was denied...So I think you should try your best to make sure you guys have proof. Maybe even have a fb account acknowleging eachother as fiances......Good luck

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There's no difference in approval procedure at this petition stage (USCIS) than with any beneficiary from any other country. The big differences occur at the consular stage. You can read embassy info & embassy reviews by clicking the links atop any VJ page, and you can read experiences and post questions in the China regional subforum:

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/94-china/


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Hi,

Try to always keep in mind, you have just began the VJ process... The most important thing you know for now is that you are part of the process.

Patience..., please.

My gal is in the process of getting her 10-year green card, the process of "Removal of Conditions"...

Just like you the USCIS has acknowledged out petition and we are "patiently" waiting...

Best of luck,

Sid

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There's no difference in approval procedure at this petition stage (USCIS) than with any beneficiary from any other country. The big differences occur at the consular stage. You can read embassy info & embassy reviews by clicking the links atop any VJ page, and you can read experiences and post questions in the China regional subforum:

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/94-china/

I beg to differ with your above stated opinion. While the majority of countries are treated the same, some countries are treated differently. For example, Haitian and Cuban refugees. Just my educated opinion.

You education and experience may differ.

Sid

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I beg to differ with your above stated opinion. While the majority of countries are treated the same, some countries are treated differently. For example, Haitian and Cuban refugees. Just my educated opinion.

You education and experience may differ.

Sid

The reason that you differ is because we're talking about completely different classes of visas. Of course those are handled differently. And it's "youR" education and experience, not to mention typos in your other message above. Edited by TBoneTX

06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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There's no difference in approval procedure at this petition stage (USCIS) than with any beneficiary from any other country. The big differences occur at the consular stage. You can read embassy info & embassy reviews by clicking the links atop any VJ page, and you can read experiences and post questions in the China regional subforum:

http://www.visajourn...forum/94-china/

Tbone, gave you great advise. Si, mangood.gif

A few days ago, someone else going through China received really good advise from other trusted members with experience on that consulate. Unlike you, this person hadn't sent the petition and was able to get very specific advise on how to tackle the tasks. If you want to read about it, you can find that post here http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/389736-sending-my-i-129f-tomorrow/

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Hi all... Recently, we have sent in the I-129F package to the USCIS and have received the receipt on September 1st, 2012. I have been reading a serious of post but not that many are from China. Is it any more difficult to get an approval if your fiance is Chinese? Any advice or success stories would be greatly appreciated!! This website is wonderful.

Welcome to the forum.

The link that Celeste mentioned should be quite useful to you. :thumbs: A review of postings in the China regional forum would reveal a good number of success stories, lots of worthwhile advice, and a group of folks that are willing and able to help other people on their visa journey.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/94-china/

Good luck on your visa journey.


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