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Hello! 

I got approved for a k1 visa in June 2018 and got it cancelled in November 2018 because of some problems. I couldn’t travel to the US to get married in that time. Me and my fiancé want to get married soon and then apply for CR1. Can we apply ASAP or is there any time frame in which we have to wait to apply for CR1 now? Thank you 

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58 minutes ago, Unicorn91 said:

Hello! 

I got approved for a k1 visa in June 2018 and got it cancelled in November 2018 because of some problems. I couldn’t travel to the US to get married in that time. Me and my fiancé want to get married soon and then apply for CR1. Can we apply ASAP or is there any time frame in which we have to wait to apply for CR1 now? Thank you 

You can apply ASAP. Make sure you hold onto K1 paperwork. You just never know if you'll need it.

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**Moved from IMBRA subforum to IR-1 / CR-1 Spouse Visa Process & Procedures; question is regarding applying for CR-1 after K-1 was abandoned**

 

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16 minutes ago, mushroomspore said:

You can apply ASAP. Make sure you hold onto K1 paperwork. You just never know if you'll need it.

I don’t know why the lawyer is asking to wait until December to apply. He says we have to wait for a year until after the visa was expired. Doesn’t make sense to me. 

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1 hour ago, Unicorn91 said:

Can we apply ASAP

You can apply as soon as you are married and have a marriage certificate that is translated into english


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2 hours ago, Unicorn91 said:

I don’t know why the lawyer is asking to wait until December to apply. He says we have to wait for a year until after the visa was expired. Doesn’t make sense to me. 

It doesn't make sense to you, because it's horse feathers.  


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19 hours ago, pushbrk said:

It doesn't make sense to you, because it's horse feathers.  

Uscis is telling me that I can apply for CR1 after I make sure my previous file is now closed. I’m not sure how to find that out. 

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USC petitioner writes a letter to USCIS withdrawing I-129f petition. It can be done at the same time when filing I-130 petition or beforehand. 


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6 minutes ago, milimelo said:

USC petitioner writes a letter to USCIS withdrawing I-129f petition. It can be done at the same time when filing I-130 petition or beforehand. 

Even if the visa was approved and stamped on the passport? 

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7 minutes ago, milimelo said:

USC petitioner writes a letter to USCIS withdrawing I-129f petition. It can be done at the same time when filing I-130 petition or beforehand. 

Correct.  You don't have to find out. Send a letter withdrawing the I-129F in the same envelope you send the I-130 package.


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Yes. 


Removal of Conditions Journey

3/3/2009 - Removal of conditions - sent off packet to CSC

3/5/2009 - I-751 received in CSC

3/9/2009 - Check cashed

3/20/2009 - Biometrics notice received (no NOA1)

4/2/2009 - Biometrics

4/9/2009 - NOA1 date (first undelivered one is 3/5)

4/3/2009 - Touch?

5/6/2009 - ROC Approval - 65 days

6/22/2009 - CRIS Card production ordered email

7/7/2009 - GC arrived!

Naturalization Journey

3/03/2010 N400 sent to Arizona Lockbox

3/15/2010 Check cashed

3/17/2010 NOA1

3/18/2010 - Biometrics notice sent

3/26/2010 Early biometrics done at an ASC different from the one assigned to (Original BIO date was 4/15)

4/30/2010 Yellow letter received and info from USCIS mil line they are working on my interview letter (6/17 appt)

5/1/2010 Text and email interview letter sen

5/6/2010 Interview letter received - scheduled for 6/17/2010 at 10:05am

6/17/2010 Interview appointment - PASSED

6/29/2010 US Citizen

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