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Hi There,

 

Me and My fiance would plan married. I have been apply Visa tourist for the first time come to USA.

However, I got rejected twice. Its made me sad, even though just for holiday.

We would try apply fiance visa, but my bf said its takes time, so he would move to Bali. 

my question is, how's to process the document after we married  in Bali if I will go to USA ?

much appreciated for your advise and information.

 

thank you

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Use guides for i-130. Then ask basic questions. 

 

And spouse visa also takes time. Dont think that's it's going to be instant or faster than k1. 


K1

29.11.2013 - NoA1

06.02.2014 - NoA2

01.04.2014 - Interview. 

AoS

03.2015 - AoS started.

09.2015 - Green Card received.  

RoC

24.07.2017 - NoA1.

01.08.2018 - RoC approved. 

 

 

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If you both are married and living in Bali, you would apply for a spousal CR1/IR1 visa to move to the us. Previous B1/B2 denials shouldn’t be an issue unless it was something serious like a lying on the application. Current processing times are 12-14 months. 

 

I dont know if you can DCF from Bali... I don’t think you can... but if you can that’s an option too (way shorter processing time). Can anyone confirm/deny this? 

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K-1 VISA

I129F Sent: 08/23/2017

NOA 1: 08/25/2017

NOA 2: 02/27/2018

NVC Received: 03/14/2018

NVC Case #: 03/15/2018

NVC Left: 03/24/2018

Embassy Received: 03/28/2018

Medical: 05/08/2018

Interview: 05/15/2018 

Visa issued: 05/18/2018

Visa received: 05/23/2018 

 

AOS

POE: 06/07/2018

SSN applied: 06/12/2018

SSN received: 06/28/2018

AOS Sent: 07/27/2018

Biometrics: 08/23/2018

Interview: 10/30/2018

Approval: 10/30/2018 

NOA2: 11/05/2018

Green card Received: 11/08/2018

 

 

NO MORE USCIS UNTIL ROC!!!!!😁

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, K & R said:

I dont know if you can DCF from Bali... I don’t think you can... but if you can that’s an option too (way shorter processing time). Can anyone confirm/deny this? 

Only in exceptional circumstances. Otherwise a local USCIS office (https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/find-uscis-office/international-immigration-offices) is necessary


Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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