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Hi all, I'm brand new at this and find many things about the 129F confusing. I'm anxious to get it filed so my fiancée in Cebu Philippines can come here and we can be married. I have questions about the form and uscis seems to have no customer service for helping.

Starting with section 1, it asks for my ex-wife's family name but doesn't tell me if that is her maiden name or name when married to me or her new married name?

If I file and then move, will I have to file all over again or is there a way to get the listed address changed?

Is my fiancée's address abroad the same thing as her mailing address?

We met through a website, filipinocupid.com. Does this site meet the definition of a marriage broker?

I need to list the consulate of embassy that my fiancée will apply for her visa. Can the consulate in Cebu City perform this function?

Do the passport style photos and the G-325A need to be submitted together with the 129F or can any of them be submitted later?

Any advice that can help us file properly and get processed will be greatly appreciated.

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Welcome to the forum.

:guides: easily accessible at the top of the forum page. In particular, check out the K1 Visa Guide. In addition, check in at the Philippine Regional Forum.

http://www.visajourney.com/content/k1guide

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/129-philippines/

Good luck on your immigration journey.


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One passport photo needs to be submitted with the g325A form for the petitioner and beneficiary

I doubt Cupid.com qualifies as a marriage broker. It's just an online dating site.

Is she able to receive mail at her physical address? Then it's the same as her mailing address unless she has some other address she receives mail at.

You can notify the appropriate place of any address change as that comes up. For example my fiancé moved between our NOA2 and the NVC stage. We just waited until NVC sent our file to the consulate and emailed the consulate with his new address. They acknowledged and changed it in their records.

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Hi all, I'm brand new at this and find many things about the 129F confusing. I'm anxious to get it filed so my fiancée in Cebu Philippines can come here and we can be married. I have questions about the form and uscis seems to have no customer service for helping.

Starting with section 1, it asks for my ex-wife's family name but doesn't tell me if that is her maiden name or name when married to me or her new married name?

If I file and then move, will I have to file all over again or is there a way to get the listed address changed?

Is my fiancée's address abroad the same thing as her mailing address?

We met through a website, filipinocupid.com. Does this site meet the definition of a marriage broker?

I need to list the consulate of embassy that my fiancée will apply for her visa. Can the consulate in Cebu City perform this function?

Do the passport style photos and the G-325A need to be submitted together with the 129F or can any of them be submitted later?

Any advice that can help us file properly and get processed will be greatly appreciated.

It should be your ex-wife's MAIDEN name.

If you file and then move, you will just file an address change with USCIS.

Your fiancee's address is the same for both.

No, filipinocupid.com isn't a marriage broker.

Only the embassy in Manila (USEM) processes K-1 visas. You will need to list Manila on the I-129F form.

The G-325A along with passport photos must be submitted together with the I-129F. You need a G-325A from you and your fiancee both.

Follow the guides, check out example forms, and any specific questions you have just ask.


K-1
NOA1: 04/08/2014; NOA2: 04/21/2014; Visa interview, approved: 07/15/2014; POE: 07/25/2014; Marriage: 09/05/2014

 

AOS

NOA1:  09/12/2014;  Biometrics:  10/06/2014;  EAD/AP Received:  11/26/2014;  Interview Waiver Letter:  01/02/2015;  

RFE:  07/09/2015;  Permanent Residency Granted:  07/27/2015;  Green card Received:  08/22/2015

 

ROC

NOA1:  05/24/2017;  Biometrics:  06/13/2017;  Approved without interview:  09/05/2018;  10 Yr Green card Received:  09/13/2018

 

Naturalization

08/09/2020 -- Filed N-400 online

08/09/2020 -- NOA1 date

08/11/2020 -- NOA1 received in the mail

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I stressed about the marriage broker thing too. I emailed the site we met on (Cebuanas.com) and asked if they qualified as an IMBRA site and they said no. I was going to include that email in my application, but in the end, after doing lots of research online, I decided not to. In the application I simply stated that we met online and I said we did not meet through a marriage broker. I had no problems.

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Hi all, I'm brand new at this and find many things about the 129F confusing. I'm anxious to get it filed so my fiancée in Cebu Philippines can come here and we can be married. I have questions about the form and uscis seems to have no customer service for helping.

Starting with section 1, it asks for my ex-wife's family name but doesn't tell me if that is her maiden name or name when married to me or her new married name?

If I file and then move, will I have to file all over again or is there a way to get the listed address changed?

Is my fiancée's address abroad the same thing as her mailing address?

We met through a website, filipinocupid.com. Does this site meet the definition of a marriage broker?

I need to list the consulate of embassy that my fiancée will apply for her visa. Can the consulate in Cebu City perform this function?

Do the passport style photos and the G-325A need to be submitted together with the 129F or can any of them be submitted later?

Any advice that can help us file properly and get processed will be greatly appreciated.

EX wife - that would be her maiden name (family name)

Your fiancee's address in Cebu is her mailing address as well

Filipinocupid is not a marriage broker... so NO.

Embassy is Manila.

2X2 passport photo, G-325A ... AND letter of Intent To Marry all need to be submitted with the I-129F from BOTH of you.

Change of address can easily be done on the USCIS website if you move (no you do not submit a new petition)

For the petition process follow the GUIDE here on VJ (blue bar at the top)

For the actual visa process in the Philippines pop over to the Philippines forum: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/129-philippines/


Hank

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