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Question K1 Marriage & expiring visa

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Hi!

 

My k1 visa expires on the 10th of August

However, I will marry on the 29th of July. 

We are worried that we might be violating the terms of my visa...since it will take 10 days to register the wedding 

in Boston.... I just read this information in a website.

Does someone can help me with this ....

Thanks a lot

Cata

 

 

 

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3 minutes ago, Cata&Ben said:

Hi!

 

My k1 visa expires on the 10th of August

However, I will marry on the 29th of July. 

We are worried that we might be violating the terms of my visa...since it will take 10 days to register the wedding 

in Boston.... I just read this information in a website.

Does someone can help me with this ....

Thanks a lot

Cata

 

 

 

Your wedding date is the day the officiant pronounces you married, not when it is logged in some database 


YMMV

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Posted (edited)

The expiration date of the visa only applies to entry. You then get 90 days from entry to marry. Marriage occurs on the date of the wedding, not when it is recorded.

Then you would file AOS.

Edited by geowrian

Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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~~Moved to AOS Family K1/K3, from K1 P&P - The Op is already in the US and getting ready to marry and file for AOS~~


Spoiler

Met Playing Everquest in 2005
Engaged 9-15-2006
K-1 & 4 K-2'S
Filed 05-09-07
Interview 03-12-08
Visa received 04-21-08
Entry 05-06-08
Married 06-21-08
AOS X5
Filed 07-08-08
Cards Received01-22-09
Roc X5
Filed 10-17-10
Cards Received02-22-11
Citizenship
Filed 10-17-11
Interview 01-12-12
Oath 06-29-12

Citizenship for older 2 boys

Filed 03/08/2014

NOA/fee waiver 03/19/2014

Biometrics 04/15/14

Interview 05/29/14

In line for Oath 06/20/14

Oath 09/19/2014 We are all done! All USC no more USCIS

 

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