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  1. Hi I'm a American citizen by birth my husband is a Dominican citizen and we are currently pregnant due in December. I would like to know people's experiences with filing dcf at the embassy in DR how fast their spouse received the visa that kind of thing. We planned on having our baby in America not here (hospital are a lot better in America) I've never known anyone that went threw the process personally I just don't want to leave my husband yet I hoped we'd leave together and emotional I need him. I know many people spend years apart (his best friend is a LPR in America and his wife is still here the process is a lot longer for LPR) He's never been arrested in his life or has applied for a visa just a very good hard working man that wants to provide for his wife and child he even has a job lined up in America!!! Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond
  2. Finally after 6 years our I-601, and I-212 was approved on 07/13/2019. How long does it usually take for the consulate to reach out with a decision? they already confirmed that the consular officer was working on the case. I'm beyond anxious, reading, researching, I can use any help or info you can share please.
  3. Hello! K1 petition hoping to get NOA2 sometime next month (September), I've been trying to prepare for the next steps to make but the Dominican websites are very confusing so I have some doubts on what is supposed to happen post-NOA2 when you are dealing with the Dominican Republic. If someone who has already been through this could answer please! Im not going to bore you with a list of the steps I already know.. here is what I am not sure of: 1- after NVC assigns you a number and they forward your case to the embassy, do you submit the form DS-160? or you have to wait until you have an interview date? 2- do you get an assigned interview date and time or you choose it? 3- do you also have to make a separate appointment at the VAC for Biometrics? 4- This Famous Packet 4... Do I really need it? and what should I do if I don't ever receive it? 5- Do I have to send any documents to the NVC or the embassy prior to the interview? 6- my fiance is not planning on attending the interview at the embassy, is it really necessary for him to do so? he is a USC. 7- Is the Police Certificate the same as an: Acta de Buena conducta or Cartificado de No Antecedentes Judiciales?? Sorry for all the questions but I've ready many other posts and the wiki page and these items were a bit unclear for me. Thanks!
  4. Hi guys! I have to update the timelines later today. So far I have submitted my I-129 to USCIS, I got the notification that it was received, approved, and sent to the consulate. I received emails from the NVC that we can start the visa process. I followed the instructions and filled out the DS-160 online. When I go to the traveldocs website to make our first appointment I keep getting errors and it won’t give me an appointment. Has anyone else had this problem? Also do I have to be present for the visa interview or can my fiancé go alone? Please help!!
  5. Hey guys, i have a question regarding the birth certificate specifically the one from Dominican Republic, I would like to know if for the adjustment of status is required the certified version or it doesn't matter?
  6. Good morning guys i start This topic for share our experiences after the interview in Dominican republic consulate and the visa issuance that commonly is really fast... But I got approved in Jan 8, no more documents needed but they haven't touch my case at all in CEAC or any other track... similar expiriences??? I haven't pass for AP or other state this ready is when is "in transit" to "ready" from nvc.
  7. Alright, here goes: I am a US citizen (and UK), with US residency. My husband (as of 10/01/18) is a Dominican & Greek Citizen with DR residency. I'm in the DR with him now, but am going stateside next week. We wanted to start his green card process, but I'm a little intimidated. Husband came to US on ESTA Program 5 years ago, and overstayed 1.5 years. He wasn't deported, he bought a plane ticket and left. He was arrested when he was in US, but has no charges on record. He also had cancer, which I'm being told may impact Visa? My understanding is we have to apply for the Visa we know will be denied, and THEN file a waiver? Why can't we just jump to the waiver? We have spoken to: one useless Dominican attorney who told us the waiver is just an apology and no big deal, one Catholic charities representative who has said everything will suck for us, and I can't apply til I have health insurance for him (?) and that's it. That's literally as far in the process as we have gotten. Any help?
  8. Hello everyone, this isn't the first time on here but now I am here because I am very desperate for help. Let me tell you guys my story, I fell in love with my current BF who is also my ex husband in 2015, we were together but because of distance and other problems we broke up in 2016, we had gotten married that year. Filed divorced in 2017. Recently we have rekindled our relationship and want to get back together... the distance is a problem. He is in DR and I am in the USA. He has gone to apply for B1/B2 visa but was denied. I am a US citizen and want him to come stay with me. What is the best and route you guys reccomend me taking. We were already married, should we get married again and go for an I-130, or go for K-1? Will him applying for B2 and also us being divorced affect either of these processes? We do not have any kids... but want to get pregnant very soon.
  9. So...has anyone been placed on Administrative Review in the embassy in the Dominican Republic? If so, how long was the wait before receiving update in status?
  10. Is the Santo Domingo embassy PIVOT? Will documents be uploaded through CEAC?
  11. My fiancé’s visa was finally issued today (11/01). How long does it usually take for them to notify us that his passport is ready for pick up?
  12. How long does the embassy typically return a passport with the visa? We had our interview on September 14, but my fiancé had to turn in two additional documents. It has been removed from administrative processing and is at the embassy again. Any ideas how long the Santo Domingo embassy takes?
  13. We are FINALLY just waiting for consulate interview. After the interview how many days does it take for the visa to come? What is the process like? Also, my husband wants to get straight to work when he gets here. How long will it take for his social security card to get in? We are dealing with the office in Santo Domingo. What was your experience like? What questions did they ask? Thanks!
  14. I live in Houston and my fiance lives in the dominican republic, we are looking to start the k1 visa process. I have no idea where to start and i am going crazy because it seems almost impossible. my instagram is mikharrison if anybody has advice or help to offer. thank you in advance
  15. Hi! New here and patiently waiting on our interview notification. I am eager to hear from those who have completed successfully their spousal consulate interview, especially those in the Dominican Republic. My husband and I have just celebrated our first year wedding anniversary, June 3rd. Since we met in September of 2016 I have traveled to the island almost every other month and stayed on average 30 days at a time. I do have photos from my first visit, the visit where we met while both were on vacation but I do not have my travel documents. Year One: Feb '17, June 17, Aug 17, Oct 17 and Dec 17-Jan 18 Year Two: Feb '18, Apr 18-June 18 My question is how much proof of relationship do I need to bring? I have photos from each visit with my husbands family and friends in addition to photos with my friends who traveled with me to the island. Our wedding was there on the island and we have photos, resort contract and communication. I did not print our conversations from the beginning and I am worried I will not be able to download them via IMO. We speak daily, throughout the day and I wonder how much of our conversation via WhatsApp do I need to print? What am I missing?????
  16. I am a UK citizen living in the Dominican Republic applying for K1 visa for US. My residency card is up to date but my Dominican cedula has expired by a few months. For my interview do I need to have a current cedula up to date? I don't want to pay to renew it for only being here a few weeks if I get approved at my interview. Of course I have my passport and other documents all with correct date. Thank you.
  17. So my interview is coming up in about a week and I had a few question to those that already went through the process, if anyone can shed light to these question I will appreciate it. 1. How early can I arrive to the interview? I was thinking of arriving as soon as the embassy opened is that allowed? I read somewhere that we can arrive the earliest 15 minutes before the interview, is that correct? 2. Are there any fees that need to be paid prior to the interview? I though I had to paid a fee after my wife got her fingerprints taken but it doesn't seem that way. 3. And do you guys have any tips or suggestions? Any help with these doubts will be appreciate it, thanks.
  18. We are at the NVC stage and, of course, we are preparing our documents for the next step. Here are my questions (Dominican Republic) 1. Does a police clearance need to be translated in English for NVC? 2. When should we obtain the document in order to have things ready for NVC? (Case was sent from USCIS on July 11) We want to be diligent and be ready so as to not create any delays.
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