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  1. I made a group for those who are pending interview in Montreal Consulate for F2A visa category. My case has been Documentarily qualified/case completed April 4th, 2019.
  2. My parents are divorced and soon my father wants to apply for tourists visas for him and my two siblings who are under 18 (I am over 18 i am aware i have to do the application on my own). As a result of the divorce (which happened in 2016) he was granted full custody of me, and my mother got custody of my two siblings. However, they spend most of their time with my dad and I and even live at our house since my mother is always 'busy'. My question is, what type of documentation would he need to provide regarding the divorce. If he applies for tourist visas for my younger sibling would he need some sort of letter from my mother giving her permission for this to happen? Would he need to carry his divorce papers? Any information would be appreciated, thank you.
  3. I would appreciate if someone could help me. Im filing the form I-864 (Afidavit). Im a sponsor of my wife and my child. I've filled one separate I-130 (Petition) form for my wife and one separate I-130 (Petition) form my 2 years old child. Should I fill in now two separate I-864 forms for them: one I-864 for my wife and one I-864 for my child? More over, in the I-864 item no. 2 it is said: do not include any relative listed on a separate visa petition. Im really confused on about how many I-864 forms should I fill in.
  4. I'm USC and filling I-485 form for my 2 years old child. At the end of the form there is a question about who has filled the form: 1a.myself, 1b. interpreter helped or 2. at my request the preparer helped me. What should I indicate? I enclose photo of these questions.
  5. hi everyone, so thanks for the support here ;). We have submitted the I-130 form. So now I am preparing the next step of which from what I understand, the affidavit of support seems t be the most difficult for us. Our situation: - Family of 4., 2 adults, 2 children. "Alien Dad" and the other 3 are all US Citizen. - We both have jobs abroad right now. But from what I know that doesn't count for the Affidavit of support / I864. We will quit our jobs here. Our background makes it probably not too difficult to get a job in the US quickly though. - We would theoretically have sufficient (readily available/convertible into cash) assets in order to file. - We have the support from family (grandparents) who could support us getting enough income on the affidavit. The goal: We do intend to move there all together, which means we can't get provide US-income "upfront" before filing. We would like to try to not split up our family. The questions: - What would be the best way to do this? * only use our assets? * only our family? * both combined? - Are there any conditions on who formally owns the assets (1 spouse=alien, 1=USC)? - Should We employ a lawyer to get this right? - There are different versions of the affidavit of support. I-864, I-864A, I-864EZ. Which ones do we need for which scenario from above? Thanks for all the help people here are providing!
  6. Hello, I am living in US and my origin is from afghanistan. I am sure everyone knows the situation in afghanistan is very bad as the taliban has taken over and people are in danger. My family living in afghanistan want to get out and leave the country but not sure how I can help them. They are holding afghan passport which allows them to travel to few countries that does not require a visa and one of the countries is HAITI and Dominica with a 90 day stay. I am wondering if they leave for haiti is there anyway possible i can get them to US ? possibly call US consulate here in my state and tell them the situation that my family left for haiti and if there is a solution to get them to US.. I myself worked for US as a translator and not sure if that can be of any help. I can get them to arrive to HAITI but then not sure what to do after that... Hope to get some input from you guys.
  7. Hello everyone, I was just wondering if anyone had any info of how to bring a family member to the U.S from Bali Indonesia. I'm a U.S citizen and I've been trying to get my little brother (31) to the U.S for a while but I'm unsuccessful. I applied for my mom and she got her 10 year B1/B2 Visa without any issues. My little brother is stuck in Indonesia for a few years now due to the Coronavirus restrictions and also can't leave or travel anywhere due to his now expired ID and passport; plus the lack of service by the Moroccan consulate in Jakarta. We have emailed them, called them, went there to the consulate in Jakarta and sent family members to Morocco (Rabat) to check on his ID renewal but no one would help us. A complete silence and disrespect. Does anyone know a way around this? My brother suggested applying for an asylum, but i explained to him that this is not an option since asylum is a form of protection which allows an individual to remain in the United States instead of being removed (deported) to a country where he or she fears persecution or harm (it's more that he is angry for the lack of service). I've suggested that he reaches out to the Indonesian authorities and see if he can apply for a permanent residency in Indonesia then get an Indonesian passport then hopefully have a functioning travel documents that can get him here (I have no idea how this works); I'm so keen on getting my little brother home, here in the U.S since I haven't seen him in 20+ years and would love the chance to hug him 😢 Any input, ideas or just a nice comment would be very much helpful and appreciated. Thank you. John
  8. We want to start the process. But my dad has been staying out of the US for the past 23 years and hes retired from America now. He has lost his naturalization certificate and his passport has expired. What else can i use for us citizenship evidence?
  9. I am a US Citizen that has lived in Canada for 30+ years. I want to move my Canadian Wife and our 5 dependant children to the US. I have heard that I should start with filing an I-130 for my wife and each child. is this the best way and if it is what is the next step from there?
  10. my family has their interview soon for F4 visa [brother and his wife].. but I want to reschedule it under some circumstances. how am I able to do that, I cannot see any option. also is there a way to add the brothers non-married children as accompanies now? [''to join''] or is it too late for that now. anyone know about the procedure to do that? thanks
  11. Hi, all. Just wanted to know if it's okay to upload our passport which is expiring this November 2021 in the CEAC website because we need to rush things a bit my sister will be turning 21 this December 2021. We are still waiting for our passport renewal appointment date here in the Philippines and we are planning to request for expedite to NVC but need to complete the upload of civil docs first. Thank you very much and stay safe always.
  12. I'm currently a holder of a permanent resident Visa under category E21 and I want to bring my family from Russia. I would please like to know what the requirements necessary to bring them to the United States. To remind that I’m a self petitioner.
  13. Hi, I have gained my Lawful Permanent Resident status in the US on April 2019, last year, on that time I was serving in the army under mandatory law for military service in my home country. I have been serving since November 2017 and until July 2020. I have already had flight tickets in my hands into the US that were planned for April 2020- so I shall not remain outside of the US for a period longer than 1 year. Unfortunately, Covid-19 pandemic has shown up and I could not have come to the US on times because the airline has cancelled my tickets. because of that, I have exceeded 1 year outside of US borders and now I need to apply for SB-1 Returning Resident visa in order to come back to the US. this upcoming process is exhausting and complicated in order to issue me a new immigrant visa and may hurt my naturalisation process. my green card was only issued last year and is valid until 2029, my question is if would you recommend for me to just take a flight now into the US and deal with the immigration officer at the port of entry or start this visa process with the embassy in my home country?
  14. Hi there, I and my family is applicants of F4 family visa category. We received DQ email in October 2020. Recently I've logged in CEAC and noticed that my name has been removed from the applicants list while the other three family member including principal applicant remained unchanged. I thought this might be because my age is no eligible to move to USA in a F4 visa category. Therefore my question is DOES NVC REMOVE APPLICANT EVEN AFTER DQ DUE TO THE REASON I'VE STATED ABOVE? Thanks in advance.
  15. I am a citizen. I would like to apply for my sister, brother, and my mother. My Sister is 35 married and my brother is 25 yo and single. What would be the best way to apply for them ( Apply for mother and let her apply for them or I should apply for all of them ) Also Once I apply for them, can they still visit me in the USA ( My mother has a 5 years visa, and my Brother's Visa expired, and will be applying for Visa ).
  16. I have been lurking around here for a while and I am hoping the community can relate. I have been in the US since 2013, started as an F1 student from Africa on a full scholarship. I am now married , working part time and still going to school. I have a conditional Green card and I am currently removing conditions. Now the question , how much do you all help out parents, siblings, or relatives back home? I can say 90 % of all my earnings have been going home the last 3 years or so. I bought my mum a car and pay to maintain it; I was paying for both my sister and brother's college; I pay for rent every month where my siblings live which is different from where my mom live; I have been renovating my mom's house as of late so she can move in. I am not rich, I have no savings now because all the money has gone home. I haven't bought myself new things like clothes in so long. I feel I need to do this because here I have a high standard of living, and just me being able to drive everyday and enjoy things like wi-fi is good enough .I think I want to make sure their standard of living is at least close to mine. I also know this is taking a toll on the finances in my marriage. Although my husband is understanding, I don't wanna push it too far. I need to save for retirement and just stuff around the house. How do you all do it? Personally I feel I still don't do enough, and I am just trying to see what people in similar situations do. Maybe I can get different perspectives/ideas.
  17. Hi everyone 😊 COVID-19 has changed the everything, and I'm in a bit of a dilemma. My boyfriend and I have been together for nearly 2 years now, and in June of 2020, he proposed. I'm a U.S. Citizen, and he's a U.K. Citizen who often visits me on an ESTA. We had plans last year to file for the K-1 Visa, but with the US Embassy in London suspending the non-emergency visa services and interviews, we decided to wait a bit to see what was going to happen. During that time, I visited his family in the U.K., and since December, he's here visiting with my family in Texas. But still, nearly a year later, there hasn't been much change. It wasn't until just recently that we had the idea, "hey, what if we just go ahead and get married?" I've seen that it's possible to file for an AOS after getting married, as long as his intent on entering the country wasn't to do so. He came here just to visit, but now, with COVID-19 still in the way, and a possibly huge backup on K-1 visas, would it be a better idea just to go for AOS? I'm honestly afraid of the risks of him getting deported if something happens with the AOS, but he has no criminal history whatsoever, we're both in our 20s, and we truly do love each other and will have plenty of evidence of that. I'd love an opinion from someone, because I feel really stuck, and time is running out. Thank you
  18. Hi there, Previously I was a F4 DQ applicant, I mean I still am, I received DOCUMENT QUALIFIED email along with my family members as at 25th November 2020. It was all fine until 11th January 2021 when I got married with a US citizen. Now I am afraid that I should let the US embassy or NVC know that I got married as I am already disqualified to immigrate with my family through F4 visa category where my mother is the primary applicant and my uncle is the petitioner. Can anyone please guide me through what should be my next step before my spouse file an application for a CR1 visa category. Thank You.
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