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I've been reading through some past threads regarding applying for a K1 visa but I'm not sure how up to date the information is. I have the following questions:

1) If the I-94 is electronic now, do we still need to wait 2 weeks to go to a SS office?

2) My fiance and I plan on getting married within days of his arrival. Does it still make sense for him to go to the social security office before the wedding? Or is there no difference?

3) Does the SS office keep the certified copy of the birth certificate or do we get to take it back?

4) Can I use this social security number to add my fiance as an authorized user to one of my credit card accounts, to start building up his credit, or are there limitations?

 

Thanks in advance for everyone's help!


K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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1. No

2. No difference for a man as it does not involve a name change.

3. No, they give it back.

4. You should check with your credit card company.  He needed a SS# to be added to my bank account per my bank.

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3 hours ago, LionessDeon said:

1. No

2. No difference for a man as it does not involve a name change.

3. No, they give it back.

4. You should check with your credit card company.  He needed a SS# to be added to my bank account per my bank.

Thanks for the responses!!


K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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I have a follow-up question to this! Looking at the SSC application, it asks what the citizenship status is:

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Do we check "Other" for K1 and does showing the K1 visa qualify?


K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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Legal alien allowed to work


07/09/2018: ROC packet sent with USPS 2-day priority shipping

07/11/2018: ROC packet delivered to the Vermont Service Center

07/16/2018: NOA1 received by mail with 18 months extension (notice date 7/12 and check cashed)

08/07/2018: Biometrics appointment letter received by mail (notice date 7/27)

08/13/2018: Biometrics appointment at east Hartford, ct

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17 hours ago, p-ana said:

Legal alien allowed to work

Is this correct if he will not have received his EAD yet?


K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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You're only allowed to check "allowed to work" if you have a permit. IF you have not yet received a permit, you're not allowed to work. If you have not received a work visa yet or EAD, you check "legal alien NOT allowed to work." Just because you have a pending application, don't assume you're allowed to work. It can potentially get denied.

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2 minutes ago, DaveNot said:

You're only allowed to check "allowed to work" if you have a permit. IF you have not yet received a permit, you're not allowed to work.

So can you tick "Other" for Citizenship box? Or Legal alien not allowed to work?


K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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Just now, DaveNot said:

Once you receive a work permit, you will need to update your SSC. The process is easier. You will also get a new SSC.

Got it. Thanks for clarification!


K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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Also, don't forget that you can start establishing credit once you have an SSC. Best get started soon as it takes 6 + months. I recommend a secured credit card (requires a deposit as collateral) with a checking account.

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1 hour ago, DaveNot said:

Also, don't forget that you can start establishing credit once you have an SSC. Best get started soon as it takes 6 + months. I recommend a secured credit card (requires a deposit as collateral) with a checking account.

Thanks for the tip. I have pretty good credit so I will start by adding him as an authorized user to one of my accounts, which should help build his credit score. If he can't get his own card after a few months, then we will get a secured credit card connected to a checking account.


K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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1 hour ago, DaveNot said:

You're on a K1, so "legal Alien NOT allowed to work." Double check by referring to page 3!

According to the SS website https://secure.ssa.gov/apps10/poms.nsf/lnx/0110211530: to a K-1 fiance can check "legal alien allowed to work" ... Is there a reason why I shouldn't follow the instruction on the SS website? (We plan on printing out the page as instructed here )

 

 

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K1

7/18/2017 --> I-129F application sent

1/26/2017 --> K1 visa received

 

Adjustment of Status

2/7/17 --> I-485, I-131, I-765 (AOS+AP+EAD) application sent

2/10/17 --> application received

2/13/17 --> NOA1 date for I-485, I-131, I-765

2/13/17 --> I-485 status: fingerprint fee received

2/13/17 --> I-131 status: case received [current status]

3/20/17 --> biometrics

5/3/2017 --> I-765 status: card being produced

5/6/2017 --> received NOA2 in mail for both I-765 and I-131

5/8/2017 --> I-765 status: card was mailed [current status]

5/11/2017 --> EAD+AP combo card received in mail

8/12/2017--> I-485 status: new card is being produced

8/16/2017--> I-485 status: card was mailed to me [current status] 

8/18/2017--> green card received in mail 

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