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Filed: IR-5 Country: Bahamas
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Hi all!

 

So I returned from the United states after being stuck there due to our borders being shut. I was actually waiting for my priority date to become current (Nov 2015). I returned home once it open and remained here ever since. I received  information from NVC and I filled out and submitted my I-864 and my IV( July 18th) I haven't heard anything from them on it as yet. my question is can I still travel to the USA on my b1/b2 visa?

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Russia
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**Moved from Coronavirus Covid-19 to Tourist Visas**


Необычные линейки на рабочий стол 

🇷🇺 CR-1 via DCF in Moscow* (Dec 2016-Jun 2017) 🇺🇸 Info about my DCF experience here and here

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26-Jul-2016: Married abroad in Russia (USC + Russian husband) 👩‍❤️‍👨
21-Dec-2016: I-130 filed at Moscow USCIS field office*
29-Dec-2016: I-130 approved! Yay! 🎊 

17-Jan-2017: Case number received

21-Mar-2017: Medical Exam completed

24-Mar-2017: Interview at Embassy - approved! 🎉

29-Mar-2017: CR-1 Visa received (via mail)

02-Apr-2017: USCIS Immigrant (GC) Fee paid

28-Jun-2017: Port of Entry @ PDX 🛩️

21-Jul-2017: No SSN after three weeks; applied in person at the SSA

22-Jul-2017: GC arrived in the mail 📬

31-Jul-2017: SSN arrived via mail, hurrah!

 

*NOTE: The USCIS Field Office in Moscow is now CLOSED.

 

I-90 GC Replacment (for Erroneous GC)

22-Jul-2017: GC arrives in the mail – error in middle name 😕

01-Aug-2017: Sent in I-90 online via website

05-Aug-2017: Biometrics scheduled

23-Aug-2017: Biometrics done @ USCIS office; told to keep GC!

16-Jul-2018: RFE for original card!! 🤬

31-Jul-2018: USCIS Appointment at local field office..

22-Aug-2018: Mailed GC back to USCIS in response to RFE

29-Aug-2018: GC received by USCIS

17-Sep-2018: Received CORRECTED GC in the mail! Finally!! 😂

 

📑 I-751 Removal of Conditions (Apr 2019-Oct 2019) 📝 Filed via mail, processed by MSC & passed interview

Spoiler

28-Jun-2019: Conditional GC expires

30-Mar-2019: Eligible to apply for ROC

01-Apr-2019: ROC in the mail to Phoenix AZ lockbox! 📫

03-Apr-2019: ROC packet delivered to lockbox

09-Apr-2019: USCIS cashed check

09-Apr-2019: Case number received via text - MSC 📲

12-Apr-2019: Extension letter arrives via mail

19-Apr-2019: Biometrics letter arrives via mail

30-Apr-2019: Biometrics appointment at local office

26-Jun-2019: Case ready to be scheduled for interview 

04-Sep-2019: Interview was scheduled - letter to arrive in mail

09-Sep-2019: Interview letter arrived in the mail! ✉️

17-Oct-2019: Interview scheduled @ local USCIS  

18-Oct-2019: Interview cancelled & notice ordered*

18-Oct-2019: Case was approved! 🎉

22-Oct-2019: Card was mailed to me 📨

23-Oct-2019: Card was picked by USPS 

25-Oct-2019: 10 year GC Card received in mail 📬

 

*I don't understand this status because we DID have an interview!

 

🇺🇸 N-400 Application for Naturalization (Mar 2020-????) 🛂 Online filers note: Use INTERNET EXPLORER! Other browsers may not work!

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30-Mar-2020: N-400 early filing window opens!

01-Apr-2020: Filed N-400 online 💻 

02-Apr-2020: NOA 1 - Receipt No. received online 📃

07-Apr-2020: NOA 1 - Receipt No. received via mail

05-May-2020: Application transferred to another USCIS field office for review*

??-???-????: TBA... 

 

*NOTE: Moved to another state in May.

 

 

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On 8/8/2020 at 5:35 PM, ms. tai said:

Hi all!

 

So I returned from the United states after being stuck there due to our borders being shut. I was actually waiting for my priority date to become current (Nov 2015). I returned home once it open and remained here ever since. I received  information from NVC and I filled out and submitted my I-864 and my IV( July 18th) I haven't heard anything from them on it as yet. my question is can I still travel to the USA on my b1/b2 visa?

What visa category are you? Your profile says IR5 but IR5 doesn’t need to wait for priority date to be current.

 

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9 minutes ago, ms. tai said:

my visa category is F2B

CBP may be suspicious you are returning to adjust status given that your category is currently banned for visa issuance (and you even said in first post you were originally trying to wait for your priority date to be current so this seems a realistic conclusion about what you want to do).  If they figure out what you are trying to do, and they are trained to be suspicious, you could well be denied entry.  Up to you if you think it’s worth the risk.

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