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I'm having my k1  interview in april and would really like to be with my fiancee soon after I get approved. I miss him so much already. I'd like to know if my family can apply now for a b2 visa so as to attend my wedding?

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Your family can apply for B2 visa now.  No need to wait for you to get your K1 visa.

 

Just remember that for your family to be granted visas, they need to convince the visa officer that they'll return to Nigeria after attending your wedding and not overstay in the US.

 

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1 minute ago, Ate said:

Your family can apply for B2 visa now.  No need to wait for you to get your K1 visa.

 

Just remember that for your family to be granted visas, they need to convince the visa officer that they'll return to Nigeria after attending your wedding and not overstay in the US.

 

Wow! Thank you so much

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Sure. They wouldn't be more inclined to be approved or not for traveling due to a wedding anyway. The US assumes anybody applying for a tourist visa wants to come to the US. The hard part is overcoming the mandatory presumption of immigrant intent.

No harm in applying.


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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1 hour ago, geowrian said:

Sure. They wouldn't be more inclined to be approved or not for traveling due to a wedding anyway. The US assumes anybody applying for a tourist visa wants to come to the US. The hard part is overcoming the mandatory presumption of immigrant intent.

No harm in applying.

I honestly didn't know. Thank you for telling me

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