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Apprehensive89

Oct 1 Interview at Montreal for K1 Visa

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Hello, my interview for the K1 fiancee visa is coming up on Oct 1 at the Montreal Consulate and I have a few concerns I'm hoping to resolve before then. Visajourney has been a wonderful resource that has helped my fiance and I get to this stage of the process without obstacles thus far. However, I am apprehensive about the upcoming interview and would love to hear some feedback, advice or anecdotes from couples that were in a similar circumstance.

My major concern is regarding the affadavit of support; my fiance's father is our cosponsor for the I134 and his annual income of $25,000 is only just above the 100% poverty guideline for a family of 4 (him, his wife, my fiance, and me). Even though the requirement of the I134 is that we need only meet the 100% poverty requirement, I've read multiple accounts on visjourney on how certain embassies adhere to the 125% guideline nonetheless and I'm worried that Montreal might denyus our visa for this reason.

On the bright side, my fiance's mom also works and therefore, we would have no problem with the I864 as their combined income more than exceeds the 125% requirement. And they have already filled out the I864 ahead of time, so I'm wondering if bringing that form along with me might help my case at all.

Any advice or posts from people who were in a similar situation as me is greatly appreciated.

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As well, my parents are both employed and of highly educated backgrounds and they have given me 10,000 to help me get started in the US (I have the bank statements to show this). Will the Montreal take all this into account and look at the overall picture?

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