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Hello all,

I have a major concern that has just blown my mind.

My nationality is Portuguese which is written in my Portuguese Passport.

However, I live in Guernsey - Channel Islands which is part of the UK.

I am local here but not classed as a 'Guern'

When I do my visit for interview.

Do I go to the London Embassy or an Embassy that is located in Portugal?

In my forms, I stated my nationality was Portuguese and wrote that I currently live in the U.K.

My fiancée is freaking out about it and I think due to that. Has me a little confused.

A little clarification would be help me a great deal.

Thanks!

Ricardo

I am local here but not classed as a 'Guern'

Well technically since I am local.

I would be classed as a Guernsey Citizen so you can ignore this sentence.

But I am still somewhat confused on which Embassy I should visit.

Edited by futuremrsmoniz

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Hello again.

You are directed to the Embassy which has jurisdiction over your place of residence, not your nationality. As such, you will be interviewing at the London Embassy and will send your I-129F there.

You will likely have to show them proof of legal status (authorised immigration status) in the UK since you are not a British national.


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Welcome to the forum.

BTW, the Texas Service Center does NOT process I-129F petitions. You sent your petition to the Lewisville, TX lockbox facility. From there it will be sorted to either the Vermont Service Center (EAC) or the California Service Center (WAC). The prefix on your Form I-795C receipt number will start with one or the other, hence your service center.

I mention that so you may correct your timeline and thereby receive an accurate estimate date range for your petition approval.

Good luck on your visa journey.


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My bad, spaced out that his I-129F is not sent to the Embassy.


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Day 0 (4/23/12) Petitions mailed (I-360, I-485, I-765)
2 (4/25/12) Petitions delivered to Chicago Lockbox
11 (5/3/12) Received 3 paper NOAs
13 (5/5/12) Received biometrics appointment for 5/23
15 (5/7/12) Did an unpleasant walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX
45 (6/7/12) Received email & text notification of an interview on 7/10
67 (6/29/12) EAD production ordered
77 (7/9/12) Received EAD
78 (7/10/12) Interview
100 (8/1/12) I-485 transferred to Vermont Service Centre
143 (9/13/12) Contacted DHS Ombudsman
268 (1/16/13) I-360, I-485 consolidated and transferred to Dallas
299 (2/16/13) Received second interview letter for 3/8
319 (3/8/13) Approved at interview
345 (4/3/13) I-360, I-485 formally approved; green card production ordered
353 (4/11/13) Received green card

 

Naturalisation

Day 0 (1/3/18) N-400 filed online

Day 6 (1/9/18) Walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX

Day 341 (12/10/18) Interview was scheduled for 1/14/19

Day 376 (1/14/19) Interview

Day 385 (1/23/19) Denied

Day 400 (2/7/19) Denial revoked; N-400 approved; oath ceremony set for 2/14/19

Day 407 (2/14/19) Oath ceremony in Dallas, TX

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