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Amber D.

Tourist Visa while waiting on Green Card

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Hi, 

 

I’m a US citizen and my husband is Peruvian. We are currently in the process of getting his green card, but we are hoping he can travel with me to the States in 2 months. Would applying for a B1/B2 tourist visa hinder our Green Card process? What would happen at customs? Looking for experience and suggestions. 

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As long as he tells the truth a B application would do no harm.

 

Not sure what you mean by Customs, he should of course not try to smuggle anything in.


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If he gets a tourist visa he'd have to go back to Peru to finish his interview and such.


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2011-10-31 US Entry with CR1
2013-09-02 ROC filed
2013-09-12 NOA
2013-03-05 Biometrics
2013-03-24 Approved
2013-05-05 Green card received
2016-08-02 N400 filed
2016-08-12 NOA
2016-12-08 Biometrics
2017-05-04 Interview
2017-07-05 Oath Ceremony

 

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