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Hey everyone,

So my noa1 was March 25 2014 and I finally got my noa2 March 2nd. And my case has still not received nvc... Even tho it was supposbly sent March 18. So me and my fiancé are over dealing with this whole process and were thinking we should just got and get married and apply for aos! The thing is I am a Canadian citizen and he is a Canadian/ American citizen! Thoughts?

Thanks

Alicia

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Hey everyone,

So my noa1 was March 25 2014 and I finally got my noa2 March 2nd. And my case has still not received nvc... Even tho it was supposbly sent March 18. So me and my fiancé are over dealing with this whole process and were thinking we should just got and get married and apply for aos! The thing is I am a Canadian citizen and he is a Canadian/ American citizen! Thoughts?

Thanks

Alicia

The only way you can get married and file for AOS is if you are already in the US and you two get married and AOS. With that being said, you cannot use a visitor's visa to enter the US with the intent to marry and AOS, because you would be on a non-immigrant visa and that is illegal.

If you decide to marry before this process is over, your K1 will be cancelled and you will have do the the whole process over with an I-130 instead of I-129. Your best bet is to just wait if you are not currently in the US.

If you are currently in the US visiting and would like to get married now, you can do so and AOS as long as you did not enter the US with the intend of marrying when you got here.

March 31st you made a post about your case already being at NVC and hopefully on the way to the consulate? Could you give some more info about that?

Edited by DpdNKerosene

Our Journey:
04/19/2014- Met online
10/2014- Visited Nigeria and he proposed!!!! 
02/28/2015- Sent I-129F petition
03/05/2015- NOA1
09/2015- Visited Nigeria again!!!
10/28/2015- NOA2 (237 day wait at TSC)
11/13/2015- Sent to NVC
11/27/2015- Arrived at Embassy
06/2016- Third visit to Nigeria!
06/15/2016- Interview, given option to file I-601 waiver.
08/16/2016- Waiver submitted (no lawyer).
11/21/2016- Waiver approved with expedite.
01/2017- Embassy requested interview. 
04/2017- Fourth visit to Nigeria.  K1 officially denied. 
04/25/2017- NOA1 for 2nd K1.
07/27/2017- Case transferred to TSC.
11/17/2017- Case transferred back to CSC.
01/16/2018- NOA2!! (266 day wait)
03/08/2018- Interview (AP)
05/03/2018- VISA APPROVAL!!!
05/14/2018- Visa issued
05/18/2018- Visa picked up
05/25/2018- HE'S HOME!!! 💙💙💙


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March 31st you made a post about your case already being at NVC and hopefully on the way to the consulate? Could you give some more info about that?

I spotted that, but thought the OP meant the consulate has not received it.

So close to the end of this process, it's really not worth risking another long wait. A year is crazy though!

Edited by wbeem

Lee & William

8/2/2014 - Sent I-129F Petition with USPS by Express Mail
8/4/2014 - I-129F delivered to dropbox
8/6/2014 - NOA1 Text/E-Mail received
8/11/2014 - Alien Registration Number Changed (Text/E-Mail) / NOA1 Letter received by Mail
3/16/2015 - NOA2 Text/E-Mail received (224 days)
3/20/2015 - Sent to NVC
3/31/2015 - NVC Received
4/1/2015 - Case Number Assigned
4/7/2015 - NVC Sent to Embassy
4/10/2015 - London Embassy Received
4/11/2015 - Medical
4/15/2015 - Packet 3 Received
4/12/2015 - Packet 3 Sent
4/23/2015 - Packet 4 Received
5/18/2015 - Interview - APPROVED
5/30/2015 - Visa collected from courier
6/1/2015 - POE
6/14/2015 - Wedding

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