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left the states without my green card, how to get back?

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I went to the states on a k1 visa and filed for my GC after mariage there, but I had to leave before getting  it and I didn't have time to get an advance parole. Should I file for a k3 and would it be complicated? can i get a tourist visa to visit my husband? please let me know if you went through similar situations! thanks a lot 

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File for a spousal Visa.   It will take 12 to 14 months.


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

August 2, 2018 Case Complete At Consulate

September 25, 2018 Interview in CDJ and Approved!

October 7, 2018 In the USA

October 27, 2018 Green Card received 

October 29, 2018 Applied for Social Security Card - November 5, 2018 Social Security Card received

November 6th, 2018 State ID Card Received, Applied for Global Entry - Feb 8,2019 Approved.

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Your K-1 was canceled at the first POE since it is single use. Only option now is to start over with a CR-1 visa. The existing AOS application will be automatically abandoned.

 

Edit: You can apply for a tourist visa, although with a recent AOS application on record and a USC spouse, there is little chance of getting it.

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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33 minutes ago, kenda said:

Hi

I went to the states on a k1 visa and filed for my GC after mariage there, but I had to leave before getting  it and I didn't have time to get an advance parole. Should I file for a k3 and would it be complicated? can i get a tourist visa to visit my husband? please let me know if you went through similar situations! thanks a lot 

Your husband will have to file a new (spousal) petition for you.

A tourist visa is doubtful but it’s relatively cheap to try.

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