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Hello everyone,

i just received my K1 visa packet (hooray for that), and I noticed that a big corner of the envelope is missing. It was cut off. 

Anyone else had that before?

 

I have never heard of it and because it says it should only by immigration officers it makes me a bit nervous

 

 

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7 minutes ago, happycookie said:

Hello everyone,

i just received my K1 visa packet (hooray for that), and I noticed that a big corner of the envelope is missing. It was cut off. 

Anyone else had that before?

 

I have never heard of it and because it says it should only by immigration officers it makes me a bit nervous

 

 

 

You have to contact the Embassy and tell them what happened. Most likely they will tell you to bring it back and they will reseal it. 

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Umm, no. This is completely normal, so they can see that there are only documents inside at a glance. 


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11 (5/3/12) Received 3 paper NOAs
13 (5/5/12) Received biometrics appointment for 5/23
15 (5/7/12) Did an unpleasant walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX
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Don't listen to the first answer posted. Ours also came with that corner cut off and I was also worried. But this is completely normal and my fiance passed through immigration just fine! 


K-1 Visa

May 21, 2018: Sent I-129F via USPS 2-day delivery

May 26, 2018: Petition received by USCIS

May 29, 2018Text and e-mail notification that USCIS received petition

June 4, 2018: NOA1 received in mail

Nov 26, 2018: NOA2 (No RFEs)

Jan 17, 2019: At NVC

Jan 22, 2019: NVC In Transit

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April 5, 2019: CAS (Biometrics) & Medical Appointments

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31 minutes ago, Hypnos said:

Umm, no. This is completely normal, so they can see that there are only documents inside at a glance. 

That must be a new thing - mine wasn't like that back in 2015, but does seem like its standard now.


--- k1 visa ---
Texas Service Center (Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here)
I-129F sent: 12 Aug 2014
I-129F NOA1: 15 Aug 2014
I-129F NOA2: 2 Mar 2015 (199 days from NOA1) **No RFEs!**
NVC Received: 19 Mar 2015
Case#, IIN, BIN assigned: 19 Mar 2015
NVC Left: 20 Mar 2015
Consultate Received: 23 Mar 2015
Package 3 Received: 26 Mar 2015
Medical: 10 Apr 2015
Packet 3 Sent: 10 Apr 2015
Packet 4 Received: 23 Apr 2015
Interview Date: 8 May 2015 (Approved!!!)
Visa Issued: 14 May 2015
Visa in Hand: 19 May 2015
Entry to USA: 5 Jun 2015
Married: 21 Jun 2015

---Adjustment of Status---
Sent I-485, I-131 and I-765: 7 Jul 2015
NOA1 for I-485, I-131 and I-765: 14 Jul 2015
Email notification that I-765 was approved: 12 Sep 2015
Email notification that I-131 was approved: 15 Sep 2015
Email notification that EAD/AP combo card was mailed: 15 Sep 2015
EAD and AP combo card received: 18 Sep 2015
Green Card Received: 3 Dec 2015 [ :)] Previous letter stated interview requirement was likely to be waived

 

---Removal of Conditions---
Sent I-751: 13 Oct 2017
NOA1 for I-751: 23 Oct 2017

Biometrics: 20 Nov 2017
Approved: 20 Dec 2018

Green Card Received: 2 Jan 2019

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Not all embassies/consulates do the cut corner thing (pretty sure Moscow doesn't, or didn't as of February), but some do.


K-1                             AOS
NOA1 Notice Date: 2018-05-31    NOA1 Notice Date: 2019-04-11
NOA2 Date: 2018-11-16           Biometrics Date: 2019-05-10
Arrived at NVC:  2018-12-03
Arrived in Moscow: 2018-12-28
Interview date: 2019-02-14
Visa issued: 2019-02-28
POE: 2019-03-11
Wedding: 2019-03-14

 

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