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sweethrtt

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About sweethrtt

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  • City
    Johnstown
  • State
    New York

Immigration Info

  • Immigration Status
    K-1 Visa
  • Place benefits filed at
    Texas Service Center
  • Local Office
    Albany NY
  • Country
    Canada

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  1. sweethrtt

    Yes, you can visit!

    Hello :D If he is from Canada with a Canadian Passport he does not need a visa to visit. I presume it would be a little more difficult, if you get your NOA2 (that is speculation as I'm not anywhere close to that point of the process), however if he goes prepared with proof that he HAS STRONG TIES to return to Canada then it shouldn't be a problem. He may get asked more questions but that's to be expected. For example I brought (but didn't end up using) a job letter stating when I needed to return to work and a copy of my lease that ends in 2019. Hope this Helps!
  2. sweethrtt

    Yes, you can visit!

    Just wanted to put in my experience of travelling to see my fiance. On August 16, 2018 I drove to the Lewiston-Queenston Port of Entry. I was asked a couple of questions by the CBP Officer, was given a smile and was sent on my way. It was breezy and although I was super freaking nervous it went exactly how I hoped it would. I got to spend a long weekend with my love and am no longer scared for future visits. I will say though I did come prepared with my lease and a job letter, just in case they asked for strong ties to Canada. It's about being up front and honest, and of course any documentation to prove that you will be going back to your country. BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY!
  3. Hello everyone! So today my fiances house closed! Hooray super excited for him and us.... this is a huge move! Sooooooo.... We mailed out the petition on July 30, 2018 and received our NOA1 on August 1, 2018. However there is now a slight change in the information and it has to do with Part 2 Address in the United States where your Beneficiary intends to live. As of today it would now be his new address. At the time of sending the petition in I did not use the new address because he legally did not own the property, I used the address that was his technical primary residence (his parents). So my question is how do I change this information? Is it necessary? Did I royally screw up? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!
  4. sweethrtt

    Sent!

    Got our NOA1!!!! Wow that was fast! But now the "fun" waiting begins.... praying for a smooth process not just for me but for everyone!!
  5. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    The only elaborate engagement party is here in Canada which means I don't have to worry about crossing the border. The American engagement party is at his familys house which will be very low key. So this shouldn't be an issue. I did include an invitation to our engagement party in the K1 as it is solid evidence that this is a true relationship.
  6. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    Thank You! I do appreciate your input however seeing as we are very traditional and we would like to have the wedding in the United States (he has a bigger family) it made more sense to do it this way. We would have to wait a year to plan the wedding then the entire CR-1 process. We have looked at both options extensively and the K1 route seemed to fit us perfectly. Albeit it is more expensive and it has some downsides, but we like this route as we can actually enjoy being engaged instead of rushing to do everything. Call me old fashioned but it works for us.
  7. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    Thank You!! I truly appreciate your kinds words! I love planning lol so its all a very exciting process for me... but I am doing so with the visa in mind lol
  8. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    It is totally possible then. But like both of you have mentioned keep it "fluid" which is exactly my intention. I will forgo the Save the Dates and when we have our Canadian Engagement Party and Our American Engagement party we will mention the process and why we won't be sending them out! Thank you for showing that is it possible to do things like those "non-visa" brides!!
  9. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    It is going to be a traditional wedding in the United States after all the visa stuff is said and done. I won't have to wait for AP as we are marrying in New York. We are doing a courthouse wedding upon me entering the united states and after that planning our traditional/religious ceremony/reception.
  10. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    You said it perfectly!!! Thank you so Much!!!! Edit: I will not worry about the Save the Dates.... that also saves me some me some cashola lol
  11. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    We are doing a quick courthouse wedding as soon as I arrive to the United States on the K1..... but we are also planning a traditional religious wedding much later in 2020. Although the process makes it hard to plan certain things I believe it is still possible to plan a wedding like everyone else ... its just making sure you don't start throwing your money around on deposits... but it is possible.. in fact very possible.
  12. sweethrtt

    Save the Dates?

    Okay so my apologies if this is in the wrong spot and also because I know it doesn't really have much to do with a K1 however... If I could get any insight from other brides as to what to do with your save the dates? We have a wedding date in mind which is far in advance (taking into consideration the K1 Process).. of course this date is up in the air but since we are still doing a very traditional wedding we would like to send out Save the Dates... just not 100% sure if we should even bother. Help!
  13. sweethrtt

    K1 Visa Photographs

    This comes directly from the I-129F Petition Instructions PDF: 5. Photographs You must submit one color passport-style photograph of yourself and one color passport-style photograph of the beneficiary taken within 30 days of filing this petition. The photos must have a white to off-white background, be printed on thin paper with a glossy finish, and be unmounted and unretouched. The color passport-style photos must be 2 by 2 inches. The photos must be in color with full face, frontal view on a white to off-white background. Head height should measure 1 to 1 3/8 inches from top of hair to bottom of chin, and eye height is between 1 1/8 to 1 3/8 inches from bottom of photo. Your head must be bare unless you are wearing headwear as required by a religious denomination of which you are a member. Using a pencil or felt pen, lightly print your name and A-Number (if any) on the back of the photo. T_P noted above that you need two photos, however, this is only for the form DS-160 which comes later in the process.
  14. Once I printed out the entire form I just printed, in black ink, PRESENT.
  15. sweethrtt

    Sent!

    Wishing you all the luck in the world!!!!!!
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