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Travel Visa During K1 Processing (merged)

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Immigration Timeline

 

June 2013: Met whilst working at a summer camp in Michigan 

K1

November 1st 2014: I-129f submitted for K1 visa

February 24th 2015: Visa in hand!

February 26th 2015: POE at Las Vegas airport, then onwards to Oregon! 

March 6th 2015: Marriage (with a "real" wedding to follow next year on 7/6/2016)

March 9th 2015: AOS, EAD & AP submitted

September 22nd 2015: Interview

January 14th 2016: Two year Green card received -phew!

ROC

August 8th 2017: 90 day window begins! ROC time!

September 28th 2017: Biometric Appointment in Portland, OR

March 5th 2018: Case received by local office

August 18th 2018: 18 month extension letter mailed

December 2018: Case moved to another office

February 2019: I was emailed that I was approved and my card was in production the same day of my N400 interview 😂

N400

August 8th 2018: Window opens to submit naturalization application

August 13th 2018: N400 Application submitted online 

August 14th 2018: NOA1

September 6th 2018: Biometrics

February 6th 2019: Interview Date! APPROVED!

February 6th 2019: I was asked to return later the same day for my Oath Ceremony! :dance:

 

❤️ Our Visa Journey is finally complete ❤️

 

I am the Beneficiary

 

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Filed: Timeline

You might want to solicit opinions and experiences from the posters in the China regional forum:

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/94-china/

I think the chances of her being able to get a tourist visa are slim, but the people in the China regional forum will probably give you the most relevant answers.

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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Can my fiancee get a visa to visit while we wait on k1 to finish.

Thanks.

Your fiancee can certainly apply for a visitor visa during K1 visa processing. The likelihood of her getting a visitor visa is near zero. She would have to prove to the satisfaction of the consular official that she has significant ties to China such that she would return to China after her US visit is completed. Such ties could include, property, house ownership, current stable Chinese employment, etc. Since you and her have already signified that she already has immigration intent and wants to move to the US by way of the pending K1 visa, it is unlikely that a visitor visa would be approved.

We encountered a similar situation during our immigration journey, and as a consequence I made several trips to China instead. It tends to be easier for USC to obtain a Chinese visitor visa. YMMV.

While you are waiting, :time: Currently it shows that your interviewing embassy/consulate as "Armenia." You should consider changing that to "Guangzhou, China." Your VJ statistics/estimates may be more relevant with the correction.

Check out the China Regional Forum, for country-specific information that will likely be useful to you as you continue on your K1 Process.

Good luck on your immigration journey.


Completed: K1/K2 (271 days) - AOS/EAD/AP (134 days) - ROC (279 days)

"Si vis amari, ama" - Seneca

 

 

 

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ireland
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She can apply for one, but she has clear immigrant intent so chances of her being approved are slim.


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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~~Similar threads merged. Please do not make multiple threads for the same or similar topic.~~


Spoiler

Met Playing Everquest in 2005
Engaged 9-15-2006
K-1 & 4 K-2'S
Filed 05-09-07
Interview 03-12-08
Visa received 04-21-08
Entry 05-06-08
Married 06-21-08
AOS X5
Filed 07-08-08
Cards Received01-22-09
Roc X5
Filed 10-17-10
Cards Received02-22-11
Citizenship
Filed 10-17-11
Interview 01-12-12
Oath 06-29-12

Citizenship for older 2 boys

Filed 03/08/2014

NOA/fee waiver 03/19/2014

Biometrics 04/15/14

Interview 05/29/14

In line for Oath 06/20/14

Oath 09/19/2014 We are all done! All USC no more USCIS

 

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