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Hey there! My fiancé and I are about to start our K1 visa. I had a question about my details when I receive my pack. I'm actually taking a career break at the end of the year to enable me to visit my fiancé for 7 weeks to be sure this is the right thing for us. Will not have a permanent job when I submit my details have an impact on an application even though I've been employed by same employer for last 11 years?

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They won't care on the initial application, As long as you have a job by the time that you have to show your financial support then you're fine. That's basically say a month or two before the visa interview. If you don't have a job by then, you'll either need to have enough assets to cover not having a job or have a co-sponsor if your country allows co-sponsors.

The only thing they really judge on the intial application are the validity of the relationship and if you missed anything paperwork wise. It won't be til the interview that they scrutinize income.

Plenty of people here have been unemployed and it didn't impact their K1 visa because they either had enough assets or a cosponsor that met what was needed. If you're still unemployed by then you can always add in a statement with your paperwork attesting that you are looking for a job and plan to work full time ASAP. It can make you feel better and depending on the person doing the interview, could give them a peace of mind that they aren't going to send their countrymen into a bad situation.

Edited by Ash.1101

*More detailed timeline in profile!*
Relationship:     Friends since 2010, Together since 2013


Met online: June 2010
Started dating: March 20, 2013
Engaged: November 27, 2014
Married: Feburary 20, 2016

The K-1 Process:    Done in 208 days                                               


04/27/15- NOA1 Recieved                                                    
06/02/15 - NOA2 Recieved
09/22/15 - Interview       (221g for more documents (a SECOND cosponsor), see profile for more details!)                                            
11/09/15 -  ISSUED!!                                                              
11/10/15 - Passport received                                                
02/20/16 - Wedding!              

 AOS   Done in 77 days                                                                            


04/08/16 - I-485, I-765, I-131 AOS Application recieved by USCIS
04/12/16 - 3 NOA1's received in mail
05/14/16 - Biometrics for AOS and EAD
06/27/16 - I-485 Case to changed to "New Card being produced"  (Day 77)
06/27/16 - I-485 Case changed to Approved! (Day 77)
06/30/16 - I-485 Case changed to "My Card has been mailed to me!"
07/05/16 - Green Card received in mail! 



05/09/18 - Mailed out ROC to CSC

05/10/18 - CSC Signed and received ROC package
06/07/28 - NOA1 

06/11/18 - Check cashed

06/15/18 - NOA received in the mail

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