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On E2 Visa Lost Job but Married to US Citizen

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada


I have been in California for 4 years working on an E2 Visa. I lost my job but married a US Citizen over a year ago. I do not understand which category I should use for form I-765 #17 and for I-485 Part 2 a-h application type. I do not understand which category I fall into for adjustment of status or employment authorization. I think I have to wait to file 765 until after my 485 has been submitted but not sure? Thank you.

(User is posting this for his best friend who is not a member of visajourney just yet).


April 9, 2013: NOA 1

Nov. 18: Transferred to Texas

Dec 9: NOA 2

Dec 17: NOA 2 Hard Copy


Jan 17, 2014: Case received by NVC

Feb. 25: NVC Case# Received

Feb 28: DS-261 Submitted

March 3: AOS Bill Invoiced & Paid

March 6: AOS Bill showing paid

March 6: AOS Packet sent EP (I did not know at the time but 3 attachments were JPEG's, only PDF's are accepted)

March 12: EP enrollment confirmation received

March 13: Resent AOS packet email as I am confused if they received original since EP enrollment confirmation was received by me after AOS was sent.

March 14: Resent AOS packet as I realized previous two packets had JPEG's in them. This is my first correct packet with all PDF's.

March 17: Resent AOS packet for the 4th time with all PDF's and finally got a confirmation of receipt. This one was the only one sent during "business hours"

March 20: IV Bill Invoiced & Paid

March 24: IV Bill Shows Paid and DS260 Available online

March 25: Supervisor states AOS packet approved

March 27: DS260 & Supporting Documents submitted

April 18: False checklist for IV Packet

May 4: Checklist requesting proof of eligibility (passport or BC). Wrote a nasty note back with a passport attached since they already had both as its part of the IV Packet duh

May 13: NVC Approval Email


May 16: Interview Scheduled June 25th

May 28: Medical Exam Completed

June 25: Interview Montreal

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