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My best friend has a fiance that is still in the Philippines. When she went to St Lukes, she tested positive for Tuburculousus. She started on the pills, but later found out that her strain need shots first, then pills. It is almost 2.5 years now, but she should be done with all the shots/pills in March of 2017. I know she needs to go through St Lukes again & my best friend will pay again, but his fiancé is telling him that they won’t grant her leaving unless he goes back to the Philippines to visit again. She said it is because it has been over 2 years since he originally went. Any truth to that?

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No it's visiting within 2 years of filing the petition, not of the interview, medical, or visa being potentially granted.

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Two years and has not spent any more time together? That might give Consular Officers pause.

Also, don't petitions have a one year validity? If one cannot meet all the requirements within that year, one has to reapply, is how I remember it?

Also, the couple not inquiring here, but you as a friend, kinda makes me wonder about the relationship. Unless they have actively sought more info here or otherwise.

I would say - Consider leaving it to them to work out. Just one opinion.

Dave

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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01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.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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Thats a tough one as the original petition was approved with the 2 year meeting requirements met; but with the "delay" because of the medical and treatment and it taking so long... I haven't read anything previously about this... the treatment time sounds insane 2.5 years of treatment?! (If i am reading that correctly).

But with him not having gone and seen her in what now, 3+ years?? That doesn't look good. That is a long long time to be apart. He might want to go visit.


08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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