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Just trying to figure out what would be the best and fastest,  wife just received her green card . Her daughter of 10 went back to stay with family in Mindanao,  well that's not turning out so good missing  school and not being  fed or cared for properly.  Was wondering  if I 130 or I 824 ,which would be the best . Would like to get her here and finish the process here so she can go to school 

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I-824 doesn’t make sense here. The only way to bring a qualifying relative to live here permanently is to start with an I-130. Once approved, this will open the path for the relative to apply for an immigrant visa. 


 

 

 

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An I-824 is to take action on an approved petition. Not sure how that would even apply here.


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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1 hour ago, Daniel Mason said:

Just trying to figure out what would be the best and fastest,  wife just received her green card . Her daughter of 10 went back to stay with family in Mindanao,  well that's not turning out so good missing  school and not being  fed or cared for properly.  Was wondering  if I 130 or I 824 ,which would be the best . Would like to get her here and finish the process here so she can go to school 

Timewise I think you are looking at a minimum of 1-1.5 years if you started the process now till she could come to the US on an immigrant visa

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Went back from where> Was she in the US? If so on what basis?


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1 hour ago, Boiler said:

Went back from where> Was she in the US? If so on what basis?

she came here in July 2018 with her mother on a k1 visa , her mother took her back in Aug. and she returned in Oct then we married. Now shes wanting to come back

 

 

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Does she have AP?


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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Advanced Parole, presumably what her Mother used to get back in?


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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So when you filed to adjust did she get AP so she can travel and return?

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“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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20 minutes ago, Daniel Mason said:

I 824 is also for Follow-to-join benefits for permanent residents from like k1 visa

1) No it is is not.

2) Follow to join for a K-2 is only for 1 year from when the initial K-1 was issued. That time period appears to have passed. An I-130 is needed now.


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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6 minutes ago, geowrian said:

1) No it is is not.

2) Follow to join for a K-2 is only for 1 year from when the initial K-1 was issued. That time period appears to have passed. An I-130 is needed now.

Hmmm okay I'll check on that , In the I 130 there is a procedure to ask if the child can come here while it is being processed. That's why I came here to get some help to make better informed decision

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