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Should we file DCF or CR-1?

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1) If there’s a DCF option with your local embassy (or covered regionally) and you fulfil their requirements then yes. 

2) No, I’ve seen people get an immigrant visa, go to US to activate it and then go back overseas with their gov employee spouse (can file expedited naturalization as well if you continue to serve overseas). 


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26 minutes ago, ceejack said:

I actually have a two part question...

 

1). If you live abroad with your spouse, would you file a DCF or CR-1?

 

2). If you work for the fed gov overseas, would you need to transfer to a position stateside before your spousal visa can be approved?

 

Thanks

DCF is about extinct.  


YMMV

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1 hour ago, ceejack said:

I actually have a two part question...

 

1). If you live abroad with your spouse, would you file a DCF or CR-1?

 

2). If you work for the fed gov overseas, would you need to transfer to a position stateside before your spousal visa can be approved?

 

Thanks

1.  IF DCF is available, it is a much faster process (All foreign USCIS offices are closing...so it might not be available)

2.  No


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Doesn't really make much sense to activate an immigrant visa if the intent is to continue living overseas. Obtain one closer to the US migration date. 


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7 minutes ago, WeGuyGal said:

Doesn't really make much sense to activate an immigrant visa if the intent is to continue living overseas. Obtain one closer to the US migration date. 

Not everyone's fact pattern fits the generally speaking,  particularly when the USC has qualifying employment abroad 


YMMV

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