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Hello, so I have a big concern! My fiancé went to do his medical exam in Mexico City and while answering questions he came across the "drug" questions. He had smoked weed like 2 or 3 time in the past, would there be an issue if he answered truthfully? Can he be denied? K1 Visa.

Edited by jessilveir

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You must always answer truthfully. He may be subject to a 1 year ban where they may conduct random drug screening but, thats up to the medical staff.


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So on the day of his interview in the embassy, would they deny him the visa? Is there a possibility?

Yes, there is that possibility of being denied/one year ban on the day of his interview depending what the medical exam results are.

As stated, its important to always be honest. Lying can lead to misrepresentation which can result in a lifetime ban.

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If I read your post correctly, he has already had the medical and was truthful, right? (Good for him!).

If so, and he was not asked to do any follow-up appointments, you should be fine. IF the panel physician was going to find him to be a drug abuser and report that on the medical, he would first need to have a psychological evaluation to support that conclusion. If the panel physician doesn't find that he's a drug abuser, he should have no problem at the interview -- unless he also had an arrest/conviction for drugs.

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Yes, he already had his Medical Exam & answered every question truthfully. He wasn't asked to go back for anything extra, just to go pick up his results and that's it. During the interview would he be asked the same questions that were asked during his medical exam?

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Question! For his medical they had him tested for simple things, blood, urine, x-rays, eye sight, etc. At the end he went into a psychologist office and was asked about drug use, since he put on the paper the had used before. He stated that he had only smoked three time his whole life and that his last time was 2 years. Maybe I'm over thinking or worrying too much, but I just want be be ready for the outcome. Thanks!

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It will be up to the officer at the interview. Be prepared for a denial. At the least it will likely be a recommendation for a waiver or requirement to take drug tests for a period of time.

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Yayyy! Congratulations! :D


My Convoluted Story (see my profile for more details)
Jun 2009 - Met on Facebook
Mar 2010 - Visited Morocco for the first time, got engaged
Dec 30, 2011 - Wedding in Morocco (5th visit)
I-130/CR-1 (first time around)
31 Aug 2012 - Priority Date (Vermont, transferred to NBC)
31 Dec 2012 - NOA2
27Jul 2013 - Broke up/Separation (while waiting for case complete at NVC)
9 Jan 2014 - Filed for divorce in US (never completed)
4 Apr 2014 - USCIS NOIR
May 2015 - Reconciliation
Nov 2015 - Vacation together in Spain (7th in-person visit with each other)
I-130/IR-1 (second time around)
4 Feb 2016 - Priority Date
19 Apr 2016 - NOA2

17 May 2016 - NVC Case Number Assigned

31 May 2016 - Sent AOS/IV package to NVC

5 Jul 2016 - NVC Case Complete

10 Aug 2016 - Medical Exam

25 Aug 2016 - Interview - APPROVED

1 Sep 2016 - Husband picked up his visa

Husband POE'd @ IAD - 5 November

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*** Thread is moved from the K-1 Process forum to the K-1 Case Progress subforum. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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