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I am scheduled for K1 visa interview next friday, everyday thinking about it, I was busy gathering all the things needed, suddenly thought about the DS 160 question because when I answered it there's one question I am confuse of which is "Have you ever been refused a U.S. Visa, been refused admission to United States, or withdrawn your application for admission on the point of entry? I forgot what is my answer to that question because while doing that I am confuse whether I'll answer yes or no, I already sumbitted and pay for it, I didn't know after that not able review the questions again, I think my answer on that was NO because I never been to U.S."The question refused or denied same thing?" but I tried to apply way back 2011 for tourist visa and it was denied because I have no ties from the Country I am currently residing on. Then now I'm afraid it will cause abig problem to me.

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I believe you can retrieve it and edit the DS-160. If not then I suggest you make a new one and make sure to bring the new confirmation page (yes, you can do this people do it all the time). You were denied a visa so your answer should have been yes. The denial won't have any effect on your chances of getting a K1 visa but it is important to answer the questions truthfully. So make sure the answer is yes or edit it :)






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On ours we said we had been denied a visa when he applied for a tourist visa. It asked for a reason - he wasn't given a specific reason on why he didn't qualify (probably the same reason you were) so we said "Didn't qualify??"

I think you may need to change your answer.


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Removal of Conditions journey ~ USC Date December 21, 2018 ~

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December 21, 2017 - Mailed ROC package (Day 0) ** December 26, 2017 - Received by Laguna Niguel Lockbox at 12:40 PM CST (Day 1) ** January 2, 2018 - Check cashed (Day 7) ** January 6, 2018 - Received NOA1 dated December 26, 2017 (Day 11) ** February 13, 2018 - Service request initiated for biometric appointment (Day 49) ** February 23, 2018 - Received service request letter response dated January 19, 2018 instructing us to wait (Day 59) ** March 5, 2018 - Case Received at Local Office (Day 69) ** June 15, 2018 - Case Transferred to Another Office (Day 171) ** June 18, 2018 - Case Transferred and New Office Has Jurisdiction (Day 174) ** August 24, 2018 - Rec'd extended NOA1 dated August 18, 2018 (Day 241) ** October 22, 2018 - Rec'd corrected extended NOA1 dated October 16, 2018 (Day 299) **

 
 

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I tried to check if I can review but can not,I thought of doing a new one but they might have the first confirmation page of my DS 160 and review my answer because I already pay for it, are they going to ask why did I change a new one. Another thing the question "Do I have immediate relative in U.S. I answered No because I don't have but I am searching online, fiance consider as my immediate family?

If I'll do new one do I need to pay again?

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I tried to check if I can review but can not,I thought of doing a new one but they might have the first confirmation page of my DS 160 and review my answer because I already pay for it, are they going to ask why did I change a new one. Another thing the question "Do I have immediate relative in U.S. I answered No because I don't have but I am searching online, fiance consider as my immediate family?

If I'll do new one do I need to pay again?

No, you don't have to pay again. They will only care about the DS-160 that you have the confirmation page for.

No, your fiance is not considered immediate family. Immediate family would be parents and siblings.






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They will discard the previous one is it?

Since no one will bring a confirmation page for it, it will eventually just expire. The confirmation page has a bar-code on it that I assume they use to scan and retrieve the DS-160. It says in the information on the DS-160 webpage that if you make an error after submitting it, you should make a new DS-160 and bring the new confirmation page and that the old one will simply expire after a while.






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I've seen some answers online saying if I did an error with the form I can do a new one but if I have a schedule of interview already I need to rechedule?

No, you do not have to reschedule if you finish the DS-160 before the interview. Your DS-160 is not tied to your interview appointment.






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No, your fiance is not considered immediate family. Immediate family would be parents and siblings.

Actually, there was one question that said immediate family. I thought the same thing - parents, siblings, children - but the instructions say spouse or fiance.

Read those instructions carefully! I can't remember if that's the question we answered, but read the instructions on the side of the question and you won't miss it.


K-1 fiance visa journey ~ Our Beginning ~

 

July 22, 2014 - First connection through website ** March 4, 2015 - First meeting in person in a third country (first visa stress!) ** March 18, 2015 - Sent Form I-129F ** March 19, 2015 - Received by Dallas Lockbox at 8:09 AM CST ** March 24, 2015 - Received USCIS receipt confirmation text and e-mail at 9:04 PM CST - NOA1 ** April 7, 2015 - Received USCIS approval confirmation text and e-mail at 9:30 PM CST - NOA2 ** April 24, 2015 - Called NVC and confirmed receipt ** April 25, 2015 - CEAC.GOV reflecting embassy number as 'In NVC' ** April 29, 2015 - CEAC.GOV reflecting embassy number as 'In Transit' ** May 5, 2015 - Petition arrived at embassy - 'Ready' status ** June 14, 2015 - Received Packet 3 and 4 (Interview and document list combined) ** June 29, 2015 - Medical exam ** July 7, 2015 - Embassy interview!!...then...CEAC.GOV reflecting embassy number as 'Administrative Processing' ** August 4, 2015 - Received call from US Embassy to drop off his passport!! ** September 3, 2015 - CEAC.GOV reflecting embassy number as 'Ready' and Nonimmigrant!!!!!!! TOMORROW!.....no...still waiting... ** October 13, 2015 - CEAC.GOV reflecting 'Administrative Processing' ** October 15, 2015 - CEAC.GOV now says 'Issued' !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

November 10, 2015 - Dallas POE! He's here ** November 16, 2015 - Our marriage :)

Adjustment of Status journey ~ ROC Date December 21, 2017 ~

 

December 9, 2015 - Mailed AOS package (Day 0) ** December 10, 2015 - Received by Chicago Lockbox at 1:06 PM CST (Day 1) ** December 14, 2015 - Initiated county name change petition ** December 22, 2015 - Received USCIS receipt confirmation text and e-mail at 11:34 PM CST - NOA (Day 13) ** January 4, 2016 - Additional information delivered to NBC at 10:10 AM CST (Day 26) ** January 11, 2016 - Fingerprint fee accepted for Form I-485 (Day 33) ** January 19, 2016 - Received Selective Service registration card ** January 20, 2016 - Service request initiated and completed for biometric appointment (Day 42) ** January 23, 2016 - Received biometric letter dated January 16, 2016 (Day 45) ** February 5, 2016 - Biometric appointment (Day 58) ** February 19, 2016 - Request for Initial Evidence for EAD/AP (Day 72) ** February 25, 2016 - Received RFIE (Day 78) ** February 26, 2016 - Mailed response to RFIE (Day 79) ** February 29, 2016 - Response to RFE delivered to NBC at 11:06 AM CST (Day 82) ** March 3, 2016 - EAD status update to RFE response received March 1, 2016 (Day 85) ** March 4, 2016 - EAD/AP approved/card being produced (Day 86) ** March 9, 2016 - EAD/AP card mailed (Day 91) ** March 12, 2016 - EAD/AP received (Day 94) ** March 21, 2016 - GC approved/card being produced (Day 103) ** March 24, 2016 - GC mailed and name change completed (should have been February 4, 2016...) (Day 106) ** March 26, 2016 - Conditional GC received (Day 108)

Removal of Conditions journey ~ USC Date December 21, 2018 ~

Spoiler

December 21, 2017 - Mailed ROC package (Day 0) ** December 26, 2017 - Received by Laguna Niguel Lockbox at 12:40 PM CST (Day 1) ** January 2, 2018 - Check cashed (Day 7) ** January 6, 2018 - Received NOA1 dated December 26, 2017 (Day 11) ** February 13, 2018 - Service request initiated for biometric appointment (Day 49) ** February 23, 2018 - Received service request letter response dated January 19, 2018 instructing us to wait (Day 59) ** March 5, 2018 - Case Received at Local Office (Day 69) ** June 15, 2018 - Case Transferred to Another Office (Day 171) ** June 18, 2018 - Case Transferred and New Office Has Jurisdiction (Day 174) ** August 24, 2018 - Rec'd extended NOA1 dated August 18, 2018 (Day 241) ** October 22, 2018 - Rec'd corrected extended NOA1 dated October 16, 2018 (Day 299) **

 
 

Citizenship Naturalization journey ~ Our Future and Freedom ~

 

Just staging...

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Another option is to leave the DS 160 as it is, but make sure to bring it up at the interview. When you bring it up, tell the whole story including the confusion about the question. This is fine to do. It is based on the principal of timely retraction. If you decide to do this, you MUST NOT FORGET TO BRING IT UP AT THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY.

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Actually, there was one question that said immediate family. I thought the same thing - parents, siblings, children - but the instructions say spouse or fiance.

Read those instructions carefully! I can't remember if that's the question we answered, but read the instructions on the side of the question and you won't miss it.

I about to do a new one now and you are correct I am not paying attention with some instructions or help on the side of the question, fiance/fiancee is included as immediate family.

Thanks for all your help, hope it won't matter if I bring new confirmation page with me.

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But will it be a problem because when I applied tourist visa back in 2011 I also filled up Ds 160 as well.I think there's also a question whether I know someone or If I have a relatives in US? I can't totally remember but I answered NO, though I was in relationship with my Bf/fiance that time.

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I about to do a new one now and you are correct I am not paying attention with some instructions or help on the side of the question, fiance/fiancee is included as immediate family.

Thanks for all your help, hope it won't matter if I bring new confirmation page with me.

Yes! Glad someone caught that for you. A fiance is considered immediate family for that form and it says so on there. It won't matter just bring the new one and if they ask just tell them you realized you made a mistake, they won't care cause they just want the accurate truth. People are human and make mistakes, it's the lies that get you in trouble.

But will it be a problem because when I applied tourist visa back in 2011 I also filled up Ds 160 as well.I think there's also a question whether I know someone or If I have a relatives in US? I can't totally remember but I answered NO, though I was in relationship with my Bf/fiance that time.

Doesn't matter at all. Has no bearing on the K-1 except you must put you were denied a tourist visa....they're not going to care about your answers on the old one.

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Yes! Glad someone caught that for you. A fiance is considered immediate family for that form and it says so on there. It won't matter just bring the new one and if they ask just tell them you realized you made a mistake, they won't care cause they just want the accurate truth. People are human and make mistakes, it's the lies that get you in trouble.

Doesn't matter at all. Has no bearing on the K-1 except you must put you were denied a tourist visa....they're not going to care about your answers on the old one.

So once they ask for all my documents I'll just give them the new confirmation page?

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