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Tourist Visa interview in Kiev - anyone?!

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Hello everyone!

I'll get straight to the point and ask my questions (I have been spending a lot of time digging through for those pieces of advice and wisdom!!).

- Has you been to the US. Embassy in Kiev in the context of a Tourist Visa / B-1/B-2?

- If yes, what was the interview like? What specific questions were asked? What documents were asked?

I am thinking of sponsoring my girlfriend to the US on a tourist visa. Now I understand the "slimness" of this feat! But she does have a 10 year old daughter with her over there, who attends school. So she has a compelling reason to return. After she comes here, we may adjust her status - I would very much like this to be the case. I know that adjusting the status after coming here on a Tourist Visa is another "no, no". But right now I see that as the speedier option for me. I am not able to start working on K-1 Visa right now (and also, it takes longer than a Tourist Visa). For the record, we have decided that she will be coming over to attend a beauty salon workshop (she's a beautician by vocation), she knows my niece in Seattle and that she might stay with them for a few weeks after she's done with her weeklong workshop in San Francisco. How does this sound?

Your wisdom welcome!

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It sounds terrible.

Although it may be 'speedier' for you, it is not only a no no, but it is visa fraud to have your GF be issued a tourist visa with the intentions of adjusting status.

Why on earth would you want to put her in that position? because it is easier for YOU?

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