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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Norway
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Hello all! I wasn't sure where to post this so I thought off topic would be safe! 

 

I am just wondering what are your thoughts on going to get your fiance (once they have K1 in their hand) in their home country and flying back to the US together? I've seen a lot of people say they did this but I am honestly not planning to. My fiance is from Norway and speaks English fluently. He has traveled to the US alone 5 times with no issues whatsoever. Doesn't seem like a good use of our money for me to fly over there and back when he can make the journey alone (and has). Is this frowned upon at POE? Do the officers think differently that he is entering alone?

 

Thanks for any personal experience! :D 

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ecuador
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K-1 recipients enter solo ALL the time.  Zero worries.

Save your money for AOS, living expenses, etc.

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06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Norway
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4 minutes ago, TBoneTX said:

K-1 recipients enter solo ALL the time.  Zero worries.

Save your money for AOS, living expenses, etc.

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My thoughts exactly! Thanks for the input! :) 

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