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DS-160 - Provide information on all U.S. visits??

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada
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Hi fellow Canadians!

I have start filling my DS-160 even if my NOA2 hasn't come yet ( June TSC filers).

They ask to provide informations about all U.S visits, but I have been going to the States almost every week for the past 15 months and before that I was travelling at least 3-4 times a year. Do I really need to provide all the visits? I have a nexus card, so will the immigration see all the visits if I don't declare them all?

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Joly

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Germany
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Doesn't it say on there "last 5 US visits"? I could've sworn that's what it asked my husband for his B-2 application, and it asked the same for the DS-260 last week.


Myself: US citizen; Husband: German citizen

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(B-2 Journey):

 

 

-(then fiance) H-2B work visa application terminated due to qualification difficulties in Aug. 2010.

-(then fiance) B-2 tourist visa denied due to lack of strong ties to Germany in Sept. 2010.
-Third ESTA denied due to his suspiscious visa status on Oct. 15, 2012.
-B-2 tourist visa approved on Nov. 16, 2012!

 

(IR-1 Journey):

 

 

-Extended German residence permit obtained Aug. 23, 2014. (to qualify for DCF)

-Husband's new German passport picked up Aug. 28, 2014. (Old one expires 2015)

-I-130 packet sent to Frankfurt (DCF) Aug. 29, 2014!

-NOA1 issued Sept. 9, 2014 (received Sept.13)

-RFE regarding evidence of bona fide marriage received along with NOA1

-RFE reply packet sent to Frankfurt Sept. 30, 2014

-E-mail response (NOA2) received by USCIS Frankfurt on Oct. 23, 2014 (Petition APPROVED Oct. 20!!!) :dancing:

-Paper NOA2 received in the mail Oct. 29, 2014

-Case number assigned by IV unit Oct. 30, 2014 (Received by email Nov. 3)

-Paper "Packet 3" arrived in mail Nov. 4, 2014

-DS-260 and Document Delivery Registration submitted to Frankfurt Nov. 4, 2014

-Mailed in priority date request found on Packet 3 to IV Unit Nov. 5, 2014

-IV ("Packet 3") package sent to Frankfurt Nov. 17, 2014

-Medical completed by Frankfurt panel physician Nov. 17, 2014

-Received "Packet 4" via e-mail Nov. 20, 2014

-Interview booked for Dec. 3, 2014 (booked Nov. 21, 2014 after email authorization received)
-Visa approved, issued AND picked up by the courier all within 7 hours, Dec. 3, 2014
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-Visa packet arrived in the mail Dec. 4, 2014

-Visa packet had to be returned to Frankfurt for correction on Immigrant Data Summary sheet (wrong birthplace listed) Dec. 5, 2014

-Corrected visa packet received in the mail Dec. 11, 2014

-$165 Immigrant fee paid Dec. 11, 2014

-POE (through Dublin, Ireland) Jan. 18, 2015

-Registered manually for social security Jan. 27, 2015

-Social security card arrived within 2 weeks after applying in person/green card arrived within 30 days after entering U.S.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada
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well it's a fill in space so I can't really write anything else than date. It doesn't say the last 5 visits, so that got me a little worried because if I only write the last 5, they will think we hadn't met before filling the 129f....

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They understand that Canadians have a lot of visits. My wife has decades worth of visits. I wouldn't sweat it too much, put what you can. I think they asked us during the paperwork process at the interview either if she had been to the US before and she said yes, or something like that. They are just looking for consistent information. If you put nothing down and say you've never been there, and they have records of you traveling, that's a red flag. If you have a ton of visits and at least put down the last 5, they will understand that you can't put 100 entries down.


2011-05-21: Matched on eharmony (clearly not in my 60 mile radius preference!)

2011-07-30: Met in Ottawa

2011-08-28: Day I knew I wanted to spend my life with her

2012-01-21: I proposed, outside in the freezing cold!

2012-02-06: Mailed out K-1 via FedEX

2012-02-10: NOA1

2012-08-01: NOA2

2012-08-17: Packet 3 received (email)

2012-09-10: Packet 3 sent

2012-09-12: Packet 4 received (email) with request for 2 photos

2012-10-29: Medical in Toronto

2012-11-06: Interview - Approved!

2013-04-05: POE Thousand Islands

2013-04-20: Wedding

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