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I am getting mixed signals here (nothing new) between government and non government websites.

The embassy website says to bring a copy of the printed DS-160

But looking on the process on other non government websites there are DS-156, DS-156k and DS-157 to be filed as well??

Any advice would be great thanks!

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It is also asking for an original I-134 form? I have mailed numerous items to my fiance, none of which have ever made it to her home in Angeles City, including personal items. She, too, has never received one ounce of mail from any part of this process.... Is this normal?

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Follow the interview preparation instructions for K-1ers on the U.S. Embassy Manila web site. You will see that you don't need a DS-156, DS-156K, nor a DS-157.

Never send your immigration documents through the mail. Always use a private carrier.


Tahoma and Chinook's K1 story --->> http://www.visajourney.com/forums/user/57425-tahoma/

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use registered mails or much better use Fedex or UPS. Angeles City is shouldn't be difficult for mail services.


AOS/ AED/ AP:

(California Service Center, Chula Vista, San Diego, CA)

Filed: Aug 29

Receipt Date: Sept 2

NOA 1 Date: Sept 12 (received text/email)

NOA 1 copy rcvd: Sept 16

Biometrics Notice Date: Sept 17, received Sept 24

Biometrics Sched: Oct 5

Successful walk-in: Sept 26

Oct 13- Case ready to be scheduled for interview

EAD/AP approved - Nov. 1/2 / Received EAD/ AP Combo Card- Nov. 15

50days from NOA1/ 64 days from receipt date.

January 30-  USCIS Ap update, Interview sched on March 3, 2017

Jan 31 - received USCIS letter/ Notice for interview 

March 3- Interview, approved on the Spot

March 8 - received GC

Dec 2018 - To file ROC

 

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US Embassy Manila K1/K2 Interview Preparation Requirements and Instructions

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My K1 Visa Journey

8 August 2015 - Sent I-129F Packet thru USPS

17 August 2015 - I -797C Notice date

20 August 2015 - Received printed copy of NOA1 dated Aug 17.

2 September 2015 - APPROVED! (14 working days from receipt date)

Dec. 21-22 - Medical DONE!

Jan 11, 2016 - Interview- APPROVED!

Jan 15 - Visa ISSUED!

Jan 21 - VISA ON HAND! (8 working days from interview)

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July 18, 2016 - Married

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Fees, forms and processes change over time. This is why people should not rely only on forums, hearsay, and links to other third party DIY sites. And when using sites like VJ, always check the dates of the posts.

You should always check the information directly from the consulate website and the Dept.of State site at travel.state.gov. Those will be your number one best bets for the most up-to-date accurate information regarding required documentation.


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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