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Hello everyone, I am currently here in California with a K1 VISA for 2 weeks now. My fiance and i are planning to marry next week. Then apply for adjustment of status and work permit then Social security number..

 

My question is about the Adjustment of Status.. I am confuse which form do i have to file? When should i apply the adjustment of status? Can i submit my work permit with my adjustment of status?

 

I hope you can help me. Thank you in advance! 

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8 minutes ago, kittyanne said:

Hello everyone, I am currently here in California with a K1 VISA for 2 weeks now. My fiance and i are planning to marry next week. Then apply for adjustment of status and work permit then Social security number..

 

My question is about the Adjustment of Status.. I am confuse which form do i have to file? When should i apply the adjustment of status? Can i submit my work permit with my adjustment of status?

 

I hope you can help me. Thank you in advance! 

I485/I131/I765 


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It is strongly advised to file for adjustment of Status BEFORE the expiration of your I-94.  Failure to do so will result in your being out of status and subject to detention and removal.  It is also recommended to file your I-765 and I-131 along with your I-485.  See the guides section of this web site..

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9 minutes ago, kittyanne said:

My question is about the Adjustment of Status.. I am confuse which form do i have to file? When should i apply the adjustment of status? Can i submit my work permit with my adjustment of status?

Forms I-485 Adjustment of Status, I-131 Advanced Parole (travel document) and I-765 Employment Authorization (Work Permit). File all together and pay only the fee for the I-485, the other two are free. 

 

File after you get married but before your I-94 expires is ideal. 

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2 minutes ago, USS_Voyager said:

Forms I-485 Adjustment of Status, I-131 Advanced Parole (travel document) and I-765 Employment Authorization (Work Permit). File all together and pay only the fee for the I-485, the other two are free. 

 

File after you get married but before your I-94 expires is ideal. 

 

4 minutes ago, missileman said:

It is strongly advised to file for adjustment of Status BEFORE the expiration of your I-94.  Failure to do so will result in your being out of status and subject to detention and removal.  It is also recommended to file your I-765 and I-131 along with your I-485.  See the guides section of this web site..

is the I-94 is the 90 days? The immigration officer in my port of entry didnt give me a form like I-94..only a stamp on my passport with stamp date and written date.. i dont know if the written date is expiration date.. but it falls into the 90 days.. 

 

so the form for work permit is I-765 that i dont have to pay.

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There is an entire forum dedicated to this process.   You are now AOS applicant,  no longer a K1 applicant .  Go to that forum and familiarize yourself 

1 minute ago, kittyanne said:

 

is the I-94 is the 90 days? 

Available online 


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2 minutes ago, payxibka said:

There is an entire forum dedicated to this process.   You are now AOS applicant,  no longer a K1 applicant .  Go to that forum and familiarize yourself 

Available online 

alright, thanks. Which forum should i get in? and what site can i check the I-94? 

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4 minutes ago, kittyanne said:

 

is the I-94 is the 90 days? The immigration officer in my port of entry didnt give me a form like I-94..only a stamp on my passport with stamp date and written date.. i dont know if the written date is expiration date.. but it falls into the 90 days.. 

 

so the form for work permit is I-765 that i dont have to pay.

I-94s are electronic.......You have 90 days from date of US entry to marry per your K-1.  After 90 days inside the US, you are also "out of status"...married or not....you have no legal status.........but once you file the I-485, you will be granted "authorized stay".......not a legal status, in itself, but your stay will be authorized while the I-485 is being adjudicated.   If filed with the I-485, there is no fee for the I-131 and I-765.

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3 minutes ago, kittyanne said:

 

is the I-94 is the 90 days? The immigration officer in my port of entry didnt give me a form like I-94..only a stamp on my passport with stamp date and written date.. i dont know if the written date is expiration date.. but it falls into the 90 days.. 

 

so the form for work permit is I-765 that i dont have to pay.

The I-94 is available online on the CBP website. ANd yes, the work permit is free if you file it together with the I-485. File the I-131 as well, it's free as well. 

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1 minute ago, kittyanne said:

alright, thanks. Which forum should i get in? and what site can i check the I-94? 

I94.cbp.dhs.gov

 

The adjustment of status forum 


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Do not fail to submit the I-131 (advance Parole) even if you think you won't need it....because you might....


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1 minute ago, Ayrton said:

Get SSN first, then get married. After receiving the marriage certificate, apply for AOS with work permit and advance parole.

@kittyanne Agree with the above - go to SSA BEFORE marriage. 

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