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I found out my wife snuck a flight back to her home country (well, I had my suspicions as I heard her booking an urgent flight). She‘d expressed concerns about her father’s health (reportedly had a stent put in recently) and homesickness. I-131 was sent out very recently but she left without having been approved for advance parole. She just had to wait several more months. I’m guessing her gc application is now definitely in the water? Anything that can be done to rectify it (would urgent family issues have any weight?) or would she have to start from scratch? Though she has said multiple times she doesn’t really care about a green card so not sure that would happen.

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There is a very strong chance that her AOS has been abandoned.........If so, the only solution is a CR-1/IR-1 from the beginning.

Note: Cardiac stents are are pretty routine these days......


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20 minutes ago, cmh said:

I found out my wife snuck a flight back to her home country (well, I had my suspicions as I heard her booking an urgent flight). She‘d expressed concerns about her father’s health (reportedly had a stent put in recently) and homesickness. I-131 was sent out very recently but she left without having been approved for advance parole. She just had to wait several more months. I’m guessing her gc application is now definitely in the water? Anything that can be done to rectify it (would urgent family issues have any weight?) or would she have to start from scratch? Though she has said multiple times she doesn’t really care about a green card so not sure that would happen.

Unfortunately, she has abandoned her GC application. I don't think that her father having a stent (a pretty common procedure) would be considered a medical emergency, and urgent family issues are not considered. If she ever decides that she does wants to return to the US, I believe that she will have to apply for a spouse visa while outside the country. She may have trouble visiting as a tourist due to her past immigrant intent, but I could be wrong about that.


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Edited by Paul & Mary

March 2, 2018  Married In Hong Kong

April 30, 2018  Mary moves from the Philippines to Mexico, Husband has MX Permanent Residency

June 13, 2018 Mary receives Mexican Residency Card

June 15, 2018  I-130 DCF Appointment in Juarez  -  June 18, 2018  Approval E-Mail

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4 minutes ago, junkmart said:

Unfortunately, she has abandoned her GC application. I don't think that her father having a stent (a pretty common procedure) would be considered a medical emergency, and urgent family issues are not considered. If she ever decides that she does wants to return to the US, I believe that she will have to apply for a spouse visa while outside the country. She may have trouble visiting as a tourist due to her past immigrant intent, but I could be wrong about that.

Agree 100%.......imo, the chance of a tourist visa is probably less than 1%....


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  • 2-year Green Card received in mail: 7/15/17
  • I751 mailed to Dallas PO Box: 3/28/2019
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Actually it would be best to withdraw the I-1864 and let them know she has also voluntarily left the country.


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June 13, 2018 Mary receives Mexican Residency Card

June 15, 2018  I-130 DCF Appointment in Juarez  -  June 18, 2018  Approval E-Mail

August 2, 2018 Case Complete At Consulate

September 25, 2018 Interview in CDJ and Approved!

October 7, 2018 In the USA

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Sounds like a win.


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Thanks for the input everyone. Assuming this causes the pending gc application to become abandoned wouldn’t that also prevent approval of affidavit of support so no I-864 withdrawal letter needed?

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Agree, better to be safe.


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Posted (edited)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but for the last few posts there has been a relationship problem. Especially when you say sneaked out of the country. Withdraw I-864 like previously planned and divorce. 

Edited by Pinkrlion

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21 minutes ago, Pinkrlion said:

Correct me if I'm wrong...

[below is a response to your post before the edit]

There are two types of I-130 approval notices. For an I-130 submitted with an I-485 it's the following:

2016-I130-Approval-1757-780x1024.jpg

It mentions AOS and alludes to the need for a I-824 for it to be sent to NVC.

 

For a standalone I-130 it's:

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