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Filed: Country: Philippines
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I got my visa on hand..will be flying to cebu nxt wk for my CFO. My fiance suggested I should fly out to the US JANUARY OR FEBRUARY nxt yr and spend xmas here with my family in phils.. My visa stated expiry ddate is on april 2015.

So if I fly jan or feb nxt yr will my medical exam results expire by that time? (I had my medical last oct 23. ) or will both visa and medical exam have the same expiration date. Thanks :)

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ecuador
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*** Country-specific thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the Philippines regional subforum. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Filed: Other Country: Philippines
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I got my visa on hand..will be flying to cebu nxt wk for my CFO. My fiance suggested I should fly out to the US JANUARY OR FEBRUARY nxt yr and spend xmas here with my family in phils.. My visa stated expiry ddate is on april 2015.

So if I fly jan or feb nxt yr will my medical exam results expire by that time? (I had my medical last oct 23. ) or will both visa and medical exam have the same expiration date. Thanks :)

The medical is actually good for a year. The visa is good for up to 6 months with the starting date being the date of the medical. All you need to be concerned with is the expiration date on the visa, be in the USA before that.


Hank

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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I got my visa on hand..will be flying to cebu nxt wk for my CFO. My fiance suggested I should fly out to the US JANUARY OR FEBRUARY nxt yr and spend xmas here with my family in phils.. My visa stated expiry ddate is on april 2015.

So if I fly jan or feb nxt yr will my medical exam results expire by that time? (I had my medical last oct 23. ) or will both visa and medical exam have the same expiration date. Thanks :)

you need to be in the US soil before April 2015


AOS Journey

1/31/16 - Got married

2/24/16 - AOS, EAD, AP packet sent

2/29/16 - Received Date

3/03/16 - Received text and email notification

3/04/16 - Check cashed

3/07/16 - I-797 hardcopy received

3/19/16 - Biometric scheduled received by mail

4/06/16 - I-485 online status changed to Ready to be Scheduled for Interview

4/15/16 - I-485 online status changed to INTERVIEW SCHEDULED

4/17/16 - Interview Notice hardcopy received

4/28/16 - AP & EAD approval date

5/02/16 - AP approval letter received

5/05/16 - EAD card received

5/17/16 - AOS interview

5/23/16 - Online status changed to CASE APPROVE dated 5/18/16

5/23/16 - Received AOS approval letter in the mail

5/23/16 - Online status changed to CARD WAS MAILED TO ME

5/24/16 - Card was picked-up by USPS (online status)

5/26/16 - Green Card on Hand!!! :goofy:

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You have just about the same timeline as I did except mine was last year. I also stayed in the Philippines for the holidays and flew out January 1st so I spent New Years in two countries! :D You have till April to come here (dont cut it too close though), and medical is good for a year. Don't wait too long for the adjustment of status (after marriage) so that your medical is still good. Having another one done is the US is expensive.

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