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Filed: Country: Canada
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Lmao is all I can do . Well about a year and a half ago I received a e2 visa and work on a 4 week on 2 week off schedule traveling in and out of the USA ( sometimes home other times abroad) . About one year ago I met her we dated and traveled together a lot in the last year , went every where together . Well one of your adventures took us to las Vagas and some how we thought it would be a good idea to get married (3 months ago) . My question is , we are happy right now and do not know where we might end up in the future ( Canada or the USA ) do we have to tell anybody in the USA or Canada what we have done . I the only thing I know right now is I do not want to lose my job but I do want to travel as I please. More importantly we do not want to break any laws and risk being separated . Thank you for the read . I hope what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas at least till we know what to do .lol

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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You are under no obligation to voluntarily inform any government entity (I surmise that is what you mean by "anybody in the US or Canada"). However, if you are specifically asked about it, then you must answer truthfully.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Belarus
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Your wife can file a petition for you to obtain permanent resident status (green card) if that would be advantageous to your situation, i.e. if you intend to live primarily in the US. Then in 3 years you can become a US citizen too.

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