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I have been in the U.S. with my fiancé for a week now, and we`re planning on getting married soon. What are the steps to do so, what documents do I need etc. I came here from Slovenia, and we`re living together in the state of Georgia. Neither of us have been married before. He has a job here and I`m unemployed (not sure if that matters or not). I`m 21 and he`s 40, so I`m wondering if there`s gonna be an issue there? Thank you in advance for any tips, and all the help.

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Wow! A week that was FAST to change plans from visiting to getting married and living together.

 

No issue that you are not employed or the age difference. It will not matter.

 

Just go to the office and bring your ID's to get the marriage license.  


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

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ROC from K-1 + K-2:

12/08/18....ROC window opens

12/13/18....I-751 mailed to Lewisville, TX

12/14/18....Delivered at Lewisville, TX

12/20/18....Text with case number. TX service center

12/24/18....NOA1/Extension letter received

 

 

 

 

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Did you know that you would get married and stay in the US when you entered with your Esta or is this a spur of the moment kind of decision? Seeing you have only been in the US a week?

Also, are you planning on staying in the US after you get married or go back so your then husband can file a spouse visa petition for you?

 

Agreed that you being unemployed and the age difference does not really matter for Immigrstion.

 

 

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1 minute ago, Julija said:

We`ve been planning on getting married for months. I have a return ticket for the 16th of October, so we`re filing for a spouse visa

Great!!!  https://georgia.gov/popular-topic/marriage-licenses

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6 minutes ago, Julija said:

We`ve been planning on getting married for months. I have a return ticket for the 16th of October, so we`re filing for a spouse visa

Great! Congrats. Got married in GA also it was very easy.


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       

 

ROC from K-1 + K-2:

12/08/18....ROC window opens

12/13/18....I-751 mailed to Lewisville, TX

12/14/18....Delivered at Lewisville, TX

12/20/18....Text with case number. TX service center

12/24/18....NOA1/Extension letter received

 

 

 

 

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35 minutes ago, Georgia16 said:

Wow! A week that was FAST to change plans from visiting to getting married and living together.

 

No issue that you are not employed or the age difference. It will not matter.

 

Just go to the office and bring your ID's to get the marriage license.  

Easy there Kronos there are a few honest law-abiding ESTA entrants

 

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1 minute ago, Nitas_man said:

Easy there Kronos there are a few honest law-abiding ESTA entrants

 

So she wrote they were living together in GA. Not normal to live together when you are visiting and only have been there a week. 


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       

 

ROC from K-1 + K-2:

12/08/18....ROC window opens

12/13/18....I-751 mailed to Lewisville, TX

12/14/18....Delivered at Lewisville, TX

12/20/18....Text with case number. TX service center

12/24/18....NOA1/Extension letter received

 

 

 

 

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10 minutes ago, Georgia16 said:

So she wrote they were living together in GA. Not normal to live together when you are visiting and only have been there a week. 

I assumed that at the 1-week mark they were “staying” together lol

Either way the question was asked and answered

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6 minutes ago, Julija said:

So my other question is this; what do we do after we get the marriage license?

Have you found a place you want to get married?

 


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       

 

ROC from K-1 + K-2:

12/08/18....ROC window opens

12/13/18....I-751 mailed to Lewisville, TX

12/14/18....Delivered at Lewisville, TX

12/20/18....Text with case number. TX service center

12/24/18....NOA1/Extension letter received

 

 

 

 

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6 minutes ago, Georgia16 said:

Have you found a place you want to get married?

 

No, not yet. We don`t want a religious wedding though, and we want it to be small 

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9 minutes ago, Julija said:

No, not yet. We don`t want a religious wedding though, and we want it to be small 

You guys can find a place an elope (we did that and we were just the 3 of us and our pastor)

you can also just go to the court house

 


K-1 + K-2:                                                                                                                                AOS from K-1 + K-2:

02/02/16....I-129F mailed to Lewisville, TX                                                                       08/25/16....AOS package mailed to Chicago, IL

02/03/16....Delivered at Lewisville, TX                                                                               08/26/16....Delivered at Chicago, IL

02/08/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail. Case sent to CSC                                                         09/01/16....NOA1 Text & E-mail

02/12/16....NOA1 Hard copy received                                                                               09/09/16....NOA1 Hard copy received

03/24/16....NOA2 (45 days)                                                                                                 09/15/16....Bio-letter received for K-1/K-2 for Sep. 26th

03/29/16....NOA2 Hard copy received                                                                               09/19/16....Bio appointment done (Walk-in)

03/31/16....Medical                                                                                                              11/01/16.....EAD/AP approved

05/26/16....Interview                                                                                                            11/16/16.....EAD/AP card received

06/10/16....Visa in hand                                                                                                       03/08/17.....AOS Approved - No interview

06/21/16....POE Atlanta                                                                                                       03/15/17.....Green cards in hand

07/30/16....Wedding                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                       

 

ROC from K-1 + K-2:

12/08/18....ROC window opens

12/13/18....I-751 mailed to Lewisville, TX

12/14/18....Delivered at Lewisville, TX

12/20/18....Text with case number. TX service center

12/24/18....NOA1/Extension letter received

 

 

 

 

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1 minute ago, Georgia16 said:

You guys can find a place an elope (we did that and we were just the 3 of us and our pastor)

you can also just go to the court house

 

Can it be just the two of us or do we need any witnesses? Is Atlanta the only city we can get this done at or are there any other cities we can go to? I`m sorry if I`m being nosy or anything, we just want everything to go smootly

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1 hour ago, Georgia16 said:

You guys can find a place an elope (we did that and we were just the 3 of us and our pastor)

you can also just go to the court house

 

We found out there are only a couple of counties in Georgia where you can go to the courthouse and get married. One is in Stephens County. However, you need an appointment and they are only open M-F.  What’s a Kronos?  

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