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Hi there,

Fellow aussie from Cairns. Sweating my a** off up here at the moment though....lol

I have a couple of questions re: the CR-1/IR-1 route as my fiance and I have changed our minds about the K1 Visa and are getting married here in AUS in a few months.

1. What costs are involved throughout the entire CR-1 process and what are they? I.e AOS bill, I-864 and IV costs? I have 2 children who will be applying as part of this process so will that mean the IV cost X 3 persons?

2. What marriage certificate will they accept? Will they accept the documentation obtained on the wedding day which includes all parties signatures and witnesses or do they require the officially registered Marriage Certificate from Births, Deaths and Marriages?

Info appreciated on this.

Peta :-)

CR-1/IR-1 Journey for Self

12th April 08 - Married in Australia

21st April 08 - Mailed off I-130 but with incorrect title on cheques

30th April 08 - USCIS returned petitions requesting correct title on cheques

2nd May 08 - Mailed out I-130s again! Finally on our way!!!

9th May 08 - NOA-1

7th Nov 08 - Tranferred to CSC

4th Dec 08 - Approved!!!

22nd Dec 08 - NVC # assigned

23rd June 09 - Case Complete at NVC (We slowed down the process on purpose to time interview accordingly)

18th August 09 - Medical

25th August 09 - Interview Date - Approved!!!

19th February 10 - POE L.A (No dramas, just SLOW)

2nd March 10 - Welcome to America Letter

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