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JosephRose

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  • City
    Saint Paul
  • State
    Minnesota

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  • Immigration Status
    K-1 Visa
  • Place benefits filed at
    California Service Center
  • Local Office
    Dallas TX
  • Country
    Philippines

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  1. JosephRose

    GCP After Interview?

    I did mine before interview and yes, pictures together, birth certificate(both you and hers), cenomar, divorce decree(if sponsor was divorced), nbi clearance.. make sure your fiancé have few more valid IDs.. she will need to leave one at the check-in counter.. it depends on the questioner., she will be ask mostly about you and your relationship.. you could bring the chat logs.. they might look at it just like my experience but they don’t read it word for word..
  2. JosephRose

    Medical Exam Second Day How Long?

    Medical is first come for serve.. So the earlier she is, the faster it will be all done.. I was there very early, but I got sputum.. Someone on my line did it all in one day that day.. At 2:30 am line outside is starts.. Goodluck for your fiancée.. I hope her medical exam will be successful.. Please keep us posted..
  3. JosephRose

    TB test again upon arrival to US

    Hello there.. I am a filipina living now in the us.. I had same experienced with you.. I was also sputum on Feb 7 to 9 this year but thankfully results revealed negative on April 16 2018(despite not knowing the result yet, I rescheduled my medical and interview appointment in advance. April 12 was supposed to be the day I will come back to St. Luke’s for the culture results and vaccine but I didn’t go. But of course I emailed St. Luke’s informing them I couldn’t go on that day and they replied to me that I can go there any day I can if I can.).. Anyway, I was very confident I’m negative and after hearing from St. Luke’s my confidence go higher and with it my fiancé rescheduled my interview right away and got the April 17 (6:40 am) spot.. So I walked in to St. Luke’s April 16 in the morning to get vaccine.. It was successful, during the release of my vaccine.., they didn’t give me the brown sealed envelope which is normal for all sputumed applicants, they send it directly to usembassy, they just gave me only a printed copy of my vaccine...SLEC releasing officer told me I made the right and wise move to reschedule interview ahead of time despite not knowing my culture results yet because my medical is only valid until July 06 2018 which means I must be out of the country before that day. Or else I will have to redo sputum test in the US again. Cause all applicants who got sputum will have shortened validity of their medical. I flew here in the US, on May 16, 2018.., applied for SSN, got married at court on June 5, waited for ssn to arrive in the mail before sending our (AOS,EAD,AP) packet and it arrived around 3rd week of June, originally submitted (AOS,EAD,AP) packet on June 25 but got rejected because our I-485 was old version (our packet was returned to us but it was arranged in their way)... followed their instructions, corrected the mistake without touching other stuff.. after correcting, resubmitted it right away..., a week later around 2nd week of July, finally received 3 noas for AOS, EAD, AP.. few days later, received another noa that contains my biometric schedule.. I did my biometrics on July 30... I was really worried that due to our case got rejected, they might rfe us for new medical or ask me to do sputum again but so far, they didn’t.. Checked our status online and saw that as of August 06, our case ready to be scheduled for an interview.. as of now we’re still waiting for the schedule and instruction that they saying they’re sending in the mail.. Regarding your case, I think they’re asking you to do sputum again because your medical is no longer valid.. you say you did your sputum on Feb which is the same month I did mine.. So most likely , we have the same validity as well.. If I had applied for AOS after July 06, I would’ve do sputum again... anyway..., just sharing my story to help you get some perspective.. Who knows in the future they still might ask me to do sputum again before I could do my interview.. Cheer up friend.. everything’s gonna be alright..
  4. Hello.. glad found this post.. my noa1 for aos, ead, ap was on July 12, 2018.. did my biometrics on July 30, 2018..since then, I only check our status today and saw that on August 06, 2018 our case is ready to be scheduled for an interview. Case assigned at MSC (Missouri Service Center now known as National Benefits Center).. I wonder if this center is a good one.
  5. JosephRose

    How old of a CENOMAR....can be used...

    Hello.. I’m a filipina and now in the us through k1 Visa.. yes, she needs new CENOMAR.. I have acquired 3 times.. it’s best to get the latest one a week before her interview just like what I did.. Goodluck with the journey.
  6. Hi guys..., it’s been a long time since the last time I was here posting.. anyway, so I received my aos(from k1) rejection notice today at the mail including everything we sent. Reason is Form was outdated. I am invited to resubmit the application. Just finished filling up and signing (with new date).. now my question is, since it got rejected, does this means I need to make whole new packet again with the new latest form that was asked? Or I can still reuse/resubmit all the other supporting documents that was returned. Any opinion will be much appreciated.
  7. JosephRose

    US Embassy Manila booking issues

    Oh my.. I am sorry to hear that.. your case is rare.. are you sure you gave them the right receipt number (MRV)? You have your mrv slip right?
  8. JosephRose

    CFO Sticker

    Oh I see.. Goodluck to both of you.. Interview was very easy.
  9. JosephRose

    US Embassy Manila booking issues

    This is also new to me.. My fiancé hired rapidvisa but still I was the one who filled up all my forms including ds160.. I was sputum too st St. Luke’s and canceled my interview myself by calling the us embassy. I was cleared in my sputum too and since I knew setting interview is a first come for serve, my fiancé the petitioner rescheduled my interview few days before my scheduled release of Culture results. He was able to get April 17 at 6:40 am. My scheduled culture results release was on April 12 but I went at St. Luke’s on April 16. Everything went successfully and so was my interview the next day. Anyway just sharing my experience. When is the expiry of your medical? Mine is July 06, 2018 and I was told that I need to be out of the country before that day comes. So you must reschedule your interview as soon as possible. My visa validity is from April 18, 2018 to July 06, 2018.. Remember you have to use your medical for AOS too.. You should try call the us embassy manila yourself. Here is how I did it.. Using your loaded prepaid sim, dial ‭00 63 2 976 8500‬ then press 1-2-1-2 .. You can start calling at 8 am ph time. If you noticed there are two zeros, I don’t really know how to explain it but it worked for me. Goodluck!
  10. JosephRose

    CFO Sticker

    Ah I see.. Is she there already?
  11. JosephRose

    CFO Sticker

    Oh.. Are you a Filipino too?
  12. JosephRose

    CFO Sticker

    Oh cool.. I’m flying from Dumaguete to Cebu (CebPac), Cebu to Shanghai to San Francisco then to Minneapolis (via China Eastern Airlines). What City are you in Minneapolis? I’ll be in Saint Paul.
  13. JosephRose

    How much for fiancee to "leave" Cebu?

    Wow.. it is good to see this post. I ended up checking my itinerary receipt for my flight from Cebu to Minneapolis this May and I saw $216.31 (10,815.5 php) paid taxes and fees? Why it’s so big? Is the terminal fee and Philippines Travel tax included in this already or not? Or I will have to prepare 2370 pesos?
  14. JosephRose

    CFO Sticker

    @payxibka and @Greenbaum thank you both, really appreciated you guys a lot for your effort. Anyway, my fiancé booked me my itinerary today and I’m taking the Cebu route to Minneapolis which means I’ll be getting my sticker in Cebu. Once again, thank you.
  15. JosephRose

    CFO Sticker

    By the way, is CFO NAIA open on weekends too? Thank you.
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