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Hi all, pls i wanna know how i can expidite cr1 application. pls any links and answer is welcome. thanks

What is your reason for requesting an expedite?


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we soon gonna be married in few weeks and we heard from different places that the cr1 take about 8-12 months or even 18 months, and we both dont wanna be apart for that long. ?

Unfortunately expedite requests are granted only in cases of severe hardship. Even being pregnant or suicidally depressed are not considered good enough reasons! Some reasons expedites are granted are that there is a war going on in the immigrant's home country, or the immigrant is a child left without care, or a relative in the US requires the care of the immigrant and care cannot be given any other way. It is hard to prove and is often denied. "I miss my sweetie" is definitely not a good enough reason.

Fortunately you are allowed to visit each other while the process is happening. The immigrant must have a proper visitor visa (or qualify under the Visa Waiver Program if available in their country). There are other constraints. You should search the forum for "visiting during process" for more information. You can always visit the immigrant in their country, or you can both visit a third country. You and the immigrant must be available for any interview or other appointments you may be notified of if you decide to be away.

Also, please correct your details; your local office is not Chicago if you live in New York.

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I'm a dual US/Hungarian citizen (both by birth; Hungarian citizenship verification TBA), and my husband is a dual British/Irish citizen (by treaty) from Northern Ireland. We are atheists.

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29 Apr 2014: POE Dublin through Heathrow

15 May 2014: Received formal residency/work permission (GNIB card with Stamp 4, one year renewable) for the ROI

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Thanks speedwell. we do not even know it possible to visit during the process

I know, it's difficult for someone from Nigeria to visit here. You should make every effort to visit them there, though, or to visit each other in another country. The more you can arrange to visit, the better your proof will be when you have to demonstrate that you have a good relationship.


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29 Apr 2014: POE Dublin through Heathrow

15 May 2014: Received formal residency/work permission (GNIB card with Stamp 4, one year renewable) for the ROI

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ok, presently i study here in the caribbean and she visited in Dec 2012 and just last week she visited me again in the caribbean, we have proof with engagement pictures when i propose to her. am returning back home and she coming to and we gonna get married in few weeks. everything is plan. and she gonna stay with me 2months after our wedding. do you think i have a chance to visit her?

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ok, presently i study here in the caribbean and she visited in Dec 2012 and just last week she visited me again in the caribbean, we have proof with engagement pictures when i propose to her. am returning back home and she coming to and we gonna get married in few weeks. everything is plan. and she gonna stay with me 2months after our wedding. do you think i have a chance to visit her?

I don't know much about your circumstances, but from other cases I've seen it is easier for the US citizen to visit the Nigerian than the other way around. I'm glad you have had and will have so much time together. Keep evidence of everything, even the time you spent together after marriage... photos of the two of you together and with family, plane tickets, expenses, anything you can think of to provide. It's going to help you at the interview later on.

As for the time period, all I can say is we've all gone, or we're all going through it. I haven't seen my husband in 3 months. Stay in touch on Skype. Chat and video chat as much as you can. Look at sites for long-distance spouses. Expect there to be good times and hard times. If you happen to be religious and your religion is a comfort to you, seek comfort there. Keep your head up and don't isolate yourself. And above all remember that you're working toward something. Best of luck to you.


I'm a dual US/Hungarian citizen (both by birth; Hungarian citizenship verification TBA), and my husband is a dual British/Irish citizen (by treaty) from Northern Ireland. We are atheists.

All advice is given pursuant to the Disclaimer that you may read at the bottom of each forum page.

LATEST STEPS:

28 Jun 2013: POE Houston

08 Jul 2013: SSN received (at SSA office)

07 Aug 2013: Green Card received

27 Feb 2014: Whoa, life happened. Planning move "back home" together to Republic of Ireland by end of April.

29 Apr 2014: POE Dublin through Heathrow

15 May 2014: Received formal residency/work permission (GNIB card with Stamp 4, one year renewable) for the ROI

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Thanks speedwell. we do not even know it possible to visit during the process

It is nearly impossible for a nigerian to get a visitors visa.... You file & wait and the USC visits Nigeria. The visa for there is simple for a USC to retain. Everyone has to wait n go thru the process and its not always 6-9 month waits. U mite get lucky. Average wait times from start to finish is around 1 year... Good luck & find things to keep u occupied during waiting... People to talk to help... Also visiting in Nigeria is a good way to stay connected plus its required if u havent had physical contact in the 2 years previous to filing.

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ok, presently i study here in the caribbean and she visited in Dec 2012 and just last week she visited me again in the caribbean, we have proof with engagement pictures when i propose to her. am returning back home and she coming to and we gonna get married in few weeks. everything is plan. and she gonna stay with me 2months after our wedding. do you think i have a chance to visit her?

U can certainly try to get a visitor visa but keep in mind the fees are non refundable and it will b very difficult for u to get a visitor visa to here... Good luck on your path!!

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Unfortunately expedite requests are granted only in cases of severe hardship. Even being pregnant or suicidally depressed are not considered good enough reasons! Some reasons expedites are granted are that there is a war going on in the immigrant's home country, or the immigrant is a child left without care, or a relative in the US requires the care of the immigrant and care cannot be given any other way. It is hard to prove and is often denied. "I miss my sweetie" is definitely not a good enough reason.

Fortunately you are allowed to visit each other while the process is happening. The immigrant must have a proper visitor visa (or qualify under the Visa Waiver Program if available in their country). There are other constraints. You should search the forum for "visiting during process" for more information. You can always visit the immigrant in their country, or you can both visit a third country. You and the immigrant must be available for any interview or other appointments you may be notified of if you decide to be away.

Also, please correct your details; your local office is not Chicago if you live in New York.

This is not the USC typing... he is the Nigerian.. :)

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This is not the USC typing... he is the Nigerian.. smile.png

Ah, I missed that... thanks very much for the correction!


I'm a dual US/Hungarian citizen (both by birth; Hungarian citizenship verification TBA), and my husband is a dual British/Irish citizen (by treaty) from Northern Ireland. We are atheists.

All advice is given pursuant to the Disclaimer that you may read at the bottom of each forum page.

LATEST STEPS:

28 Jun 2013: POE Houston

08 Jul 2013: SSN received (at SSA office)

07 Aug 2013: Green Card received

27 Feb 2014: Whoa, life happened. Planning move "back home" together to Republic of Ireland by end of April.

29 Apr 2014: POE Dublin through Heathrow

15 May 2014: Received formal residency/work permission (GNIB card with Stamp 4, one year renewable) for the ROI

For my FULL timeline, see my "About Me" page.


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