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  1. I entered the states on January 3rd and I got my green card in the mail by Jan 25! A lot faster than I was told at customs.
  2. Hey, I was just looking at ticket prices for flights as I will be buying a plane ticket for my fiancee soon since she has been issued her k-1 visa, and I've noticed how much cheaper round trip tickets are than one way tickets... which doesn't make much sense to me. I mean, in some cases A THOUSAND dollars cheaper for round trip over one way. If I get her a round trip ticket (but she'll just "miss" her flight back ) will immigration have a problem with it when she is entering the country with a k-1 visa? Will they question her about it and think it strange? Anyone have any experience with this?
  3. Hello fellow K1ers! We have been approved for a K1 visa and my fiance is coming here from Morocco Inchallah on July 20th, this Thursday. For Morocco K1 filers, can you help me do a gut check? He just needs: 1. His passport with the K1 visa inside, 2. The sealed envelope, 3. The CD of the xray from the medical, and 4. A copy of his vaccination record from the medical. Are we missing anything? In addition, I booked his flight through Royal Air Maroc from Casa to Washington DC Dulles using my credit card. I entered all his passport and visa info, but I tried to call RAM and see if there are other requirements, and I couldn't get through. Do we need to do anything else? I want to thank you all for posting and helping - this website was my lifeline through this process. I am so scared we forgot something and so excited that he is finally coming Inchallah! -Maddy
  4. Hello all, I have just received my IR1 visa stamped on my Canadian passport. I was planning to land as an immigrant at Buffalo/Niagara Falls POE this weekend before the visa expires and planning to head back to Toronto after that. Other than my passport and the sealed brown envelope, do I need to take anything else with me as well? Any customs forms that I can pre-fill and take with me? Appreciated folks!
  5. My wife is entering US for first time on CR1 visa, she will get Green card once she is in US. What should she write on customs declaration form for country of residence? Should it be India where she was born and where she has been living till now? or should it be USA where she intends to live from now on?
  6. I am a Canadian & was denied entry into the US; I signed a Withdrawal of Application for Admission - inadmissible under section 7A1 of the INA ~ how do I get back into the US now? They claim overstay & need proofs of ties to my country. What steps should I take? Do I need a waiver? Embassy? File something? They did not give me any time constraints etc. Thank you!
  7. Hi, our journey is almost done! My spouse will be flying from Canada to the USA (pre-clearance in Canada). She will have 2-3 bags of used personal belongings, which include clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry (which will probably be over $10K USD value), and a laptop. Do we need to prepare any Customs forms, list of inventory included in the bags, or declare anything at the POE? For example, Customs Declaration 6059B. I am hoping we don't have to pay any duties on these personal belongings, especially the jewelry. Thanks.
  8. Hello, My spouse came here last month and we came across an issue where we needed to go to the a USCIS field office and speak with an immigration officer directly. The nearest USCIS office is in Chicago. The way to do that is go to the USCIS website and schedule an appointment. Given that this is the only field office serving Chicago (3rd most populous city in the USA) getting an appointment is extremely difficult. I kept getting a message that no appointments were available and to try back later. This was extremely frustrating as you get the exact same message every single time. So, here is what I did. I contacted the office of my congressman and they went to work on immediately. However, I happened to be up at 1:30am and out of the blue I decided to see if any info pass appointments were available. Lo and behold !!! They have not one but literally 10 available slots. I have the luxury of choosing a time that was convenient for me ! How about that ? It appears they update the available time slots at or around midnight. Though I don't know the US time zone. I am in Central. Also the earliest date you get will always be 14 days out. I hope this helps someone.
  9. Hi Everyone, I recently received my employment based Green Card. Will I have any issues re-entering the US after a short visit back home if I am now without employment? Does the US Customs and Border Protection have the ability to revoke my Green Card? What are some typical questions that USCBP will ask Green Card holders? Thanks everyone! Fred