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Marriage Abroad Affect k1?

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You pretty much just wasted your K1 visa because you will now have to start over as a CR1 and wait up to a year for her to come here.

Edited by cyberfx1024

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Social media, or a field study where they ask neighbors. If they EVER find out you married before entering your wife becomes deportable for visa fraud.

Get on out of here with that fear mongering #######. my wife WOULD not be deported if she arrived on a k1 and they somehow found out we got married over there while i was visiting. Goodness get real

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I filed K-1 after my first visit but went back and married my husband months later. I did not withdraw my K-1, I filed the marriage visa, attached my original NOA1 receipt (NOA2 had not yet arrived) and entered the new evidence with it of my marriage. The USCIS sent me a letter explaining they dropped my I-129 and added the marriage visa to my case and updated. It only took eight months total from when I submitted the new application and evidence to when my husband was approved and allowed to come home to me.

It's better to follow the rules and do it the right way the first time.

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Why don't you just do a small ceremony there involving no paperwork? So you can have the "party" without being officially married! Then bring her here and do the official business when she arrives on her K-1.

Where you say there is "no way for them to find out," that's just not true. They can most certainly look up records from her country. Marrying her there and then continuing with the process would be considered fraud and qualifies her for a lifetime ban from entering the US.


Married: 5-July-2015
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I-130 Petition Sent: 11-May-2016
NSC Received (Our Priority Date): 12-May-2016
NOA2 Received: 30-September-2016 141 days for I-130 approval
**Note: We received four text messages at 6:45 AM CST (Friday) about our case status update. We never received an e-mail nor alert from the app**
NOA2 Hard Copy Received: 06-October-2016
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Petition Sent to NVC: 17-October-2016 17 days for petition to be sent to NVC
**No alert of any kind received for this update; saw the change by logging into USCIS website**
NVC Received: 21-October-2016 4 days to be received at NVC
NVC Case Number Assigned: 31-October-2016 10 days for case number to be assigned
**Called NVC on 2-November-2016 and she said case and invoice number had been assigned 31-October.**
NVC Welcome Letter Received: 3-November-2016 @ 12:10 AM 3 days from case number assigned until Welcome Letter received and invoices unlocked
IV and AOS Fees Unlocked: 3-November-2016 @ 7:00 AM
IV and AOS Fees Paid: 3-November-2016
DS-260 Unlocked: 7-November-2016 2.5 business days for DS-260 to be unlocked
DS-260 Submitted: 8-November-2016
AOS & IV Documents Sent: 9-November-2016
Scan Date: 14-November-2016 5 days to receive scan date due to a holiday/weekend
Medical expedite requested: 14-December-2016
Medical expedite approved at consulate: 19-December-2016 Expedite approved with consulate but denied at NVC; still need to wait for case complete
Case on Supervisor Review: 22-December-2016
Case sent to the Review Department: 13-January-2017
Case Complete: 24-January-2017     10 weeks and 2 days at NVC before case completed
Case arrived at consulate/CEAC status "Ready": 1-February-2017
Interview: 21-February-2017   We scheduled our own interview because we had an approved medical expedite with the consulate. By sheer luck we got such a quick interview date because someone cancelled their appointment less than 20 minutes prior
Interview Result: Approved!!
Visa Issued: 21-February-2017     Visa issued same day as interview
DHL tracking information received: 22-February-2017     DHL tracking number appeared 28 hours after interview, scheduled for delivery the next day
Visa in hand: 23-Feb-2017
US POE (Minneapolis): 26-Feb-2017
 
 
 
 

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JFH gave you an answer to that in your last post BEFORE you got married so you most have know.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/609277-another-marriage-question/#entry8299473

You just made your process longer and paid a fee you can't get back.

Also i don't get why you keep trying to find ways around normal processing that everbody has to go through. The rules that apply to others also apply to you, so just take it as it is and do it right so you won't get problems later on!

Your embassy isn't easy to start with either

Edited by Georgia16

K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                         AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/09/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       12/09/18.....ROC window opens

 

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Why on earth did you even ask a question when you won't listen to the answers you get?

Some embassies even ask for proof of not being married at the K1 interview. This IS a big deal. Low chances of being caught does not make fraudulent and disrespectful behavior ok.

ughhh thats a silly question. So i cant ask a question without calling out the fear mongering?

Why don't you just do a small ceremony there involving no paperwork? So you can have the "party" without being officially married! Then bring her here and do the official business when she arrives on her K-1.

Where you say there is "no way for them to find out," that's just not true. They can most certainly look up records from her country. Marrying her there and then continuing with the process would be considered fraud and qualifies her for a lifetime ban from entering the US.

thats a good idea thx

Yes she would, and it has happened before.

show me...

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