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Travel Back in the Philippines and Re-entry in USA

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Philippines
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Hi members, i need more clarifications. I want to travel back in Philippines and re entry to US. Here is the situation. I was admitted in US as fiancee visa, got married and my adjustment of status is still ongoing. Assuming that my I-131 (Advance Parole/ granted reentry permit) is approved, i can go back to Philippines. Now, my passport is still under my single status information/maiden name information and it will expire on 2019. My single/maiden name is AAA(given name) BBB(middle name) CCC(family name) written on passport but on my reentry permit is AAA BBB DDD which the DDD is my husband's surname. I still use the BBB as my middle name in all my papers in US because that is part of the tradition here in our state that you can just drop off your maiden surname(CCC) and just replace the husband's surname(DDD). But in Philippines law on married woman,it should be like this, AAA CCC DDD(Given name----maiden surname as middle name already-----carrying husband's surname now). Thinking that i will not ammend my passport to change it to my married info because it is still valid until 2019 and the fact that on 2019, i can apply for US citizenship.

Here are my question?

1.) Can i still use my old passport in re entering the Philippines?

2.) When purchasing plane ticket, what name i will use?

3.) In re entering the US, what documents does the immigration ask aside from the REENTRY PERMIT when i will be on my POE ?

4.) In leaving the Philippines, what documents does Philippine Bureau of Immigration will ask me? Take note that i don't have a US visa anymore, only the re entry permit.

To those who had same situation on me, share me what you did.

Edited by avah917

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Thailand
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name on ticket same as in passport, bring certified copy of marriage certificate, at POE back in USA, you will be taken to "secondary inspection", be prepared for a long wait if you have a connecting flight,they will take your combo card and passport, the marriage certificate will show the name change,they didn't ask my wife for it,just took her passport and combo card, waited 1hour 50 minutes, returned them to her, no questions, and away we went....enjoy your trip!

Edited by steve n songsang

9/16/2013-I-129-F Petition Rec`d-(Dallas lockbox, transfered to CSC)
9/19/2013-Notice Date- NOA-1
10/1/2013-Notice Date- NOA-2-I-129-F Petition Approved!
11/1/2013-NVC Rec`d I-129-F Petition
11/14/2013- U.S.Consulate- BKK Rec`d I-129-F
11/23/2013-Rec`d Packet 3
12/1/2013-Medical Exam
12/9/2013-Packet 3 sent to U.S. Consulate-BKK
12/16/2013-Rec`d Packet 4
1/22/2014-Interview/Approved!
1/25/2014-Rec`d Visa/Passport (Korat)

4/30/2014-POE-Chicago-O`Hare
5/1/2014-Successful S.S.# Application(Chicago office)Marriage License(Cook County)
5/2/2014-Married!
5/16/2014-AOS,I-765,I-131 package received by U.S.C.I.S.
5/19/2014-Notice Date- NOA-1`s
5/23/2014-Rec`d Biometrics Appointment Notice
5/30/2014-Early Biometrics(Chicago location)
7/26/2014-I-765 and I-131 Approved (card production)
8/01/2014-Rec`d Combo Card
9/10/2014-Rec`d Potential Interview Waiver Letter
3/20/2015-Filed form with CIS Ombudsman requesting assistance with AOS.
3/21/2015-Rec`d case# from Ombudsman.
4/03/2015-Sent I-765/I-131 renewal documents to U.S.C.I.S.
4/9/2015- NOA Notice Dates-I-765/I-131 renewal.
4/10/2015-NOA Notice Date-Biometrics Appt.for I-765/I-131 renewal.
4/27/2015-Biometrics Appt.for I-765/I-131 renewal.

5/22/2015-Rec`d RFE for expired Medical Exam.

5/23/2015-Rec`d Renewal Combo Card.

6/8/2015-Updated I-693 Medical Exam sent to U.S.C.I.S. (New York office)

6/20/2015-Rec`d Welcome Letter.

6/24/2015-Rec`d Green Card via U.S.P.S.

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TO: Steve N Songsang

Thank you so much from the wonderful and great explanation you made. You really explaned thoroughly.

A huge help. Thanks sooooo much.

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