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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Canada
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I'm now confused because my I-130 petition is now approved at the USCIS. I just got my K3 visa last Wednesday and i'm moving to US this coming Wednesday. Which is better, Adjustment of Status or comeback to Canada for the I-130 interview? Also, can i change my Canadian address to my US address so any correspondence from the Consulate will go to my US address if I decide to go on the I-130? Please enlighten me....

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada
Timeline

Well, there is a slight risk that if you go back to Canada for the interview, and you are not approved, you cant go back to the US. That, and the additional travel, are the only drawbacks.

Now that your I-130 is approved it is a simple process to change your address. You only have to change it with the NVC who are infinitely more efficient than the service centers.


IR1

April 14, 2004 I-130 NOA1

April 25, 2005 IR1 Received

April 26, 2005 POE Dorval Airport

May 13, 2005 Welcome to America Letters Received

May 21, 2005 PR Card in Mail

May 26, 2005 Applied for SSN at local office

June 06, 2005 SSN Received

June 11, 2005 Driver Licence Issued!

June 20, 2005 Deb gets a Check Card! Just like Donald Trump's!

Citizenship

Jan 30, 2008 N400 Mailed off to the VSC!

Feb 2, 2008 N400 Received at VSC

Feb 6, 2008 Check Cashed!

Feb 13, 2008 NOA1 Received

Feb 15, 2008 Fingerprint letter received. (Feb 26th scheduled)

Feb 18, 2008 Mailed out the old Please Reschedule us for Biometics <sigh>...

Feb 27, 2008 Received the new scheduled biometrics.

Mar 15, 2008 Biometrics Rescheduled.

Sep 18, 2008 Interview Letter Recieved.

Nov 11, 2008 Interview Passed :-).

Nov 14, 2008 Oath Cerimony.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada
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I've often wondered about that: K-3 and then AOS or go back to do the interview for the CR-1. I've read that some people plan on coming back to their country of origin to do the CR-1 visa. And I would do that, too, if my K-3 finishes before the CR-1. But my husband also read somewhere that when you get the K-3 visa, you're I-130 is dropped and you have to do the Adjustment of Status. So, I'm confused about that.

Has anyone in this forum gone to the US with a K-3 and then came back to Canada for the CR-1 interview. (oops, that's supposed to be a question mark at the end. My niece's computer is in a strange mode).

Thanks!


CR-1

09/16/2005 Mailed I-130 (CSC)

09/21/2005 NOA 1

02/07/2006 NOA 2 (Day 143)

02/25/2006 Petitioner receives AOS Bill in U.S. (Day 161)

02/27/2006 AOS Bill (regular USPS) and DS-3032 (Canada Post regular) are mailed out

03/21/2006 Petitioner receives I-864 package (Day 185)

03/22/2006 Beneficiary receives IV Bill and sends payment - regular mail (Day 186)

03/24/2006 Petitioner sends back I-864 (Day 188)

04/13/2006 Beneficiary receives DS-230 (Day 208)

05/10/2006 Beneficiary sends back DS-230 and docs to NVC via Fedex (Day 235)

05/19/2006 NVC issues RFE on Question # 20 on the DS-230. (Day 244)

05/29/2006 Beneficiary receives RFE and sends it off (Day 254)

06/02/2006 NVC receives RFE (Day 258)

06/16/2006 Case Complete! (Day 272)

07/07/2006 Case forwarded to Consulate in Montreal (Day 293)

08/11/2006 INTERVIEW! VISA APPROVED!

08/14/2006 Picked up visa and crossed the border.

08/25/2006 SS card arrives in the mail

09/07/2006 GC arrives in the mail.

K-3

02/01/2006 Mailed I-129F

02/07/2006 NOA1

04/14/2006 I-129F is approved!

04/24/2006 NVC forwards the application to the consulate in Montreal

05/01/2006 Packet 3 is received from consulate & is sent of 3 days later

07/07/2006 Medical

08/08/2006 INTERVIEW- cancelled bec. of CR-1

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