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  1. Note: When filing for Adjustment of Status K1 and K3 Visa holders are now required to submit their paperwork to the National Address (Chicago Lockbox) instead of at their local CIS office. This procedure became effective for all applicants in April 2005. After the National office completes initial processing your case will be referred to your local CIS office where you will be interviewed for your permanent residency or be transferred to CSC. Prior to this the national office will send you communications requesting biometrics be taken and schedule an interview with you for this. To determine the amount of time it will take your local office to schedule your interview appointment refer to Processing Times page and click on USCIS District Processing Times link Download the Following Forms: 1. I-864 2. I-485 3. I-765 (optional) 4. I-131 (optional) 5. G-1145 (optional) The above forms can be filled out on your computer and printed. Make sure you sign and date them as required. Anything you cannot fit by typing, you can handwrite (very neatly) in black ink in the blank instead. You should always verify the current forms at www.uscis.gov. Assembling the I-485 Package: Checklist Forms and Documents (follow these assembly instructions. All supporting documents must be in English or be translated as noted here.): 1. Payment as required by USCIS. Use a personal check so you can track the payment. Money Orders are also accepted. Read the Guide to Paying USCIS Immigration Fees. Be sure to include the payment for both the I-485 and the biometrics fee*. >> The fee for I-485 applications includes the cost of the I-131 and I-765 (no need to pay for them if filed with or while your I-485 application is pending adjudication). 2. Cover Page. This should include the applicants contact information, a description of the benefit being filed for ("Immediate Relative (Spouse) Family Based Adjustment of Status Application") and a table of contents listing the major items in the packet. If you need additional room to explain your case, attach a separate sheet and list the attachment on the cover sheet. Make sure to sign and date the cover sheet. 3. Form I-485: Petition for Alien Relative (note: use the non US Citizen spouse's married name on this form and list previous name/names) 4. Copy of the non US Citizen Spouses Passport (biographical page as well as entry stamps). 4a. Copy of the non US Citizen Spouses K-1 or K-3 Visa from Passport 5. K-1 Visa Holders: Submit Copy of NOA2 "Approval" for I-129F ** K-3 Visa Holders: Submit Copy of NOA2 "Approval" for I-130 6. Electronic I-94 Copy or (for older entries) a copy of the non US Citizen Spouses valid paper I-94 (front and back of form) 7. A copy of the intending immigrant's birth certificate along with English translation. (If in any language other than English) 8. A copy of your marriage certificate. Note: While a regular copy is allowed, submitting a certified copy is preferred as some members have received an RFE asking for this (so if one is available use that instead). 9. Two passport-type photos (see specification) of the Non US Citizen Spouse. Write the full name and A# on the back using a soft felt tipped pen or pencil. Place in a plastic bag and label the bag "Photo of <Insert Name>". Attach the bag to a sheet of paper and place behind the I-485. 10. I-693, Medical Examination of Aliens Seeking Adjustment of Status.I-693, Medical Examination of Aliens Seeking Adjustment of Status. If you are a K-1, K-2, K-3 or K-4 visa holder the I-693 instructions state that you are not required to have another medical examination as long as your Form I-485 is filed within one year of your overseas medical examination. If you are missing any shots from your overseas medical a I-693 vaccination transcription is required to be completed by seeing a Civil Surgeon to have certain portions of the I-693 completed and have the Civil Surgeon certify the form (sealing the original in an envelope and giving you a copy). 11. I-864, Affidavit of Support (see poverty limits here) >> Include any additional required supporting documentation 12. I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, if you want to work while your application is processed (optional) >> Include any additional required supporting documentation or photos as well as payment as noted here. 13. I-131, Application for Travel Document, if you need to travel outside the United States while your application is processed (optional) >> Include any additional required supporting documentation or photos as well as payment as noted here. * Fingerprint fee not needed for applicants under 14 ** Should this document be misplaced/lost/never received you can file an I-824 to receive a duplicate copy via mail. "Cover Page" Information: In the checklist above it is recommended that you include a Cover Page with your application. While this is optional, filing a cover page will help the USCIS understand what benefit your are applying for and specifically what items you have included in your package. Again, make sure the cover page includes: -- the applicants contact information (name, address, phone number) -- A description of the benefit you are applying for, (Immediate Relative (Spouse) Family Based Adjustment of Status Application) -- A table of contents listing the major items in your package (i.e. I-485 and evidence, I-765, I-131, etc) -- A line with the applicants signature and date Attach "E-Notification" Form (Optional) Clip a completed G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, to the first page of your application (on top of the cover page). By completing this form and attaching it, USCIS will send you an email and/or text message to alert you when your application was received. Where to File Everything: Applicants are required to mail applications to a national mailbox (Chicago) as stated on the form (not your local USCIS office). Be sure to mail the package with return receipt requested / delivery confirmation. Send via USPS. IMPORTANT! Make TWO copies of the entire package before you send it in. This includes the money orders too. You want to have a perfect replica of the package you are sending in. All Forms that you submit must be originals with original signatures. Supporting Evidence that you submit may be photocopies. Retain ALL original supporting Evidence since the USCIS has the right to check them by issuing an RFE (Request For Evidence). If you receive an RFE, follow the direction exactly, and make two copies of what you sent back. During any future interviews the USCIS may also want to examine the original supporting evidence. After Filing: What Happens? I-485's can take anywhere from several months to several years to be approved depending on where you live (every local office has a different waiting period). This delay often leaves the petitioner feeling completely hopeless of ever receiving approval. DO NOT GIVE UP! Though it seems like forever, the CIS will eventually get to your petition. In the mean time make sure your EAD for working is valid (renew when needed) and that you have an AP for any neccesary travel you have planned. Listed below are the main items that will happen while the beneficiary's I-485 is being processed. Employment Authorization and Advance Parole Processing If you filed for Employment Authorization and/or Advance Parole petitions are generally processed within 90 days of filing. During that wait the beneficiary (non-US Citizen Spouse) will be sent a notice in the mail to schedule an appointment at the nearest USCIS biometrics office to have their fingerprints and photos taken. It is important follow the instructions in this notice and to schedule the biometrics appointment in a timely fashion. Below are estimated waiting times for these benefits: Estimated EAD Processing Times Estimated AP Processing Times As a note, in an emergency where travel outside of the United States is needed (while a beneficiary's I-485 in still being processed) an Advance Parole can be obtained quickly by scheduling an Info-Pass appointment at your local USCIS office. You must show proof (doctors note, etc) that the travel is a true emergency (such as to see a critically ill relative or other true emergency) and file an I-131 (AP) in person. If approved the AP is likely be issued the same day. Do not attempt to leave the country without an AP as this can result in the beneficiary's I-485 being considered "abandoned" and will require a new Visa to enter the US (and refiling of the I-485). Biometrics Your beneficiary (non-US Citizen Spouse) will be required to have their biometrics taken as part of the I-485 processing (fingerprints and photos). The beneficiary will be sent a notice in the mail to schedule an appointment at the nearest USCIS biometrics office to have their fingerprints and photos taken. It is important follow the instructions in this notice and to schedule the biometrics appointment in a timely fashion. This can typically precede the interview date by up to 15 months, however it is usually much closer. Interview (in person) for Adjustment of Status Eventually most people (see exception below) will receive a letter from the CIS informing you of your interview date. It will include instructions on what to bring to the interview and any required items you may need to complete before hand. One of the most critical items requested will be "evidence of the relationship" which proves that your marriage is true and faithful (i.e. photos, joint checking account, joint lease, joint mortgage, and birth certificates of children if any, etc.). Also, it is important to bring the current passport of the beneficiary to the interview. The interview is fairly painless and may be video recorded and lasts between 15-30 minutes. If approved you will be mailed your "green-card" shortly after the interview date (weeks). Interview Exception. In some cases a beneficiary's Adjustment of Status case may be transfered to the California Service Center (possibly another location) where the CIS will attempt to complete processing without requirinig an "in person" interview. There is no particular way to know if this will happen to your case however if this does happen then you will not be required to attend an interview in person. If the I-485 is approved the beneficiary's green card will simply be mailed to them. NOTES: (1) It is possible that at your interview a tardy namecheck or FBI clearance may hold up a final "approval" of the I-485 after the interview. Permanent Resident status does not start until the case is *actually* approved, which may be a later date than the interview. The final issued green card will show the validity date. (2) If the beneficiary and petitioner have been married less than two years at the time the I-485 is approved then the beneficiary will receive what is called a "conditional" legal permanent residence. This simply means that the beneficiary will have to renew his/her greencard 2 years from the date it was originally "issued" by filing an I-751 to remove conditional status. When filing this form you will need to again show proof of your valid and ongoing marriage.
  2. If you are a K-1, K-2, K-3 or K-4 visa holder the I-693 instructions state that you are not required to have another medical examination as long as your Form I-485 is filed within one year of your overseas medical examination. Regardless of if you are exempt from a medical exam, you are still required to complete certain portions of the I-693 and have a Civil Surgeon certify the form (and seal it in an evelope). Specifically, you will complete Part 1 (Information about you) of the I-693 and provide both the form and your DS-3025 (if you have it, proving your vaccination history) and any proof of required vaccinations that were completed prior to entering the US. If you do not have a copy of your DS-3025 you will need to provide sufficient evidence of your vaccination history to the Civil Surgeon (talk to the civil surgeon's office to discuss what vaccination records they accept as proof). If you do not have proof of your vaccination history the Civil Surgeon may insist on re-administering all the required vaccinations prior to completing the I-693. Once the Civil Surgeon has has verified that all required vaccinations have been performed, they will complete form I-693 Part 2 (the vaccination section) and Part 5 (the Civil Surgeon's Certification). They will then seal the form in an envelope and return it to you. When filing by mail, "priority mail with delivery confirmation" is the preferred method. Always keep a copy of what you have filed. IF your forms include an I-485 AND an I-485A, forget the "A" one...it is used for other types of applications for adjustment, such as assylum...you ONLY need to file the regular I-485 Form, not the A supplement. BE SURE TO USE CODE (C)(9) FOR A 1-YEAR EAD CARD (when filing concurrently with I-485)!!! How to get the forms: You can use forms downloaded from the USCIS website if they are printed on good quality paper with a good printer quality. You can also download free fillable forms on this site. Other things you will need: passport-style pictures (see specification), copy of the passport, copy of the k-1 visa (and NOA2), Electronic I-94 Copy (or for older entries a front/backside copy of the non US Citizen Spouses valid paper I-94), copy of the fiance's birth and divorce certificates with translation, PLUS the supporting documentation for the I-864 form: letter from employer confirming employment, the last 3 years of tax returns, plus any documentation of your financial resources if you choose to include this. The rule is, if your income is not 125% of the poverty level for your family, you will need additional financial documentation. HOWEVER, if you read the form instructions carefully, it states that while they do NOT require additional financial information IF you have at least 125% of the poverty level, it says the USCIS can still ask for that information if they want... so in order to potentially avoid future questions, many people include financial information, including bank letter, letter from stockbroker, letter regarding mortgages, copy of deeds to a property, and any other financial assets... etc. It is far better to include too much information rather than not enough. How long will I have to wait for an EAD, advance parole, and adjustment of status: You can check time here. Where to file the forms: You will file your petition at the Chicago Lockbox. See this page for the Chicago Lockbox address (PO Box). You will receive a receipt (Notice of Action) in the mail for your application once they receive and process it.
  3. The following items may make your life easier and help you get a little sleep at night 🙂 Make sure to provide these letters (example "Letter of Intent to Marry"), having each letter signed by the author in ink (we recommend each person sign their letter in ink to indicate original authorship of the letter) . The foreign fiance(e) should begin to write this when the US Citizen petitioner is first starting work on the I-129F since it will likely take them a few days to do this and even longer to mail the completed and signed letter to the US petitioner (international mail can be slow if sent at the standard speed). As a note, the latest I-129F also has a similar statement in section 4 (signed by the petitioner). Regardless, many adjudicators still look for the noted letters above. After filing your I-129F begin to consider items required for the I-134 (needed once your petition reaches the embassy). Contact your financial institution(s) and request information on their procedures to provide the financial documentation required by the I-134. You may be surprised that gathering the required documentation from them is not simply an office visit and may require several weeks for them to mail you the requested forms (Bank of America has been known to mail these documents to you after you visit a local office in person to request them -- and pay). Planning ahead will reduce the chance of an unexpected delay later in the process. When you complete the I-134 consider making two official copies (both signed). You will be sending one of these to your fiance(e) (via mail likely) and in the unlikely event you need it, you will have a backup in case the original is lost. As long as the cost is minimal this is a good safety net to potentially save time. Be sure that you have the original documents for any item that you submit as a photocopy in your original petition. The original documents may be requested (even though they allow you to initially submit a copy) by the USCIS and even embassy as part of the adjudication process. Along with the biographical information form, you will need passport-type (see specification) photos of both you and your fiance(e). Write the full name of the corresponding person on the back of the photo in a permanent soft tipped marker. Place the photos in corresponding plastic bags and label the bag "Photo of (insert name) ". Attach the bag to a sheet of paper and place behind the corresponding I-129F. When collecting information that "documents proof of having met your fiance(e) within two years" consider information that "factually" places the two of you together first. This means items such as dated photographs, airlines tickets/stubs (proving you boarded) to their country (or for them to the US and your home city), etc.. You should also consider submitting information that validates your relationship which will help the adjudicator understand the scope of your relationship and acts as secondary evidence (photos together, dated emails -edit out personal items first-, etc..).
  4. Hello! Newbie here! Still in the process of filling out the form, but for example, you think the income requirement might not be met for the person that is going to sponsor me, what steps can be done? Thank you in advance!
  5. After 8 months of starting the k1 visa process, my fiance is finally moving to the US next week. We've been doing some research on the point of entry process in order to plan out what documents she will need to bring on her when she arrives at the custom's officer. We've read some testimonials from other people going through the process and most of them just said they just ask for the visa, passport and the sealed package. My fiance is Italian and completed the k1 interview portion in the embassy of Napoli. At the end of the interview she was given a medical package that contained a few documents and a CD, this package was not sealed. She was told she would receive the sealed package in the mail along with her passport 2 weeks later and was told she could leave. Sure enough, 2 weeks later she received a DHL package with her passport and a large thick envelope that said do not open, that's it. We are confused about the "visa" that is required to be brought along with her at entry. She never received a document that says visa or resembles a visa. Is the visa inside of the sealed package? Are we missing a document? The day of her interview she told me the embassy was swamped with people and her interview felt pretty rushed. Did they make a mistake and not hand her a visa that she needs? Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
  6. Hello mates, I would like to know that how much time does application received status takes to change? It’s been a month since I stuck on application received status. I’m so worried.
  7. Hi everyone, i woulD like to know if there’s anybody that’s currently going through the k1 visa process right now! I just sent mine in, and I would like to keep in contact with someone who’s also starting the process right now!! I am too anxious about the new rule that trump is coming out with this month!! If there’s anyone that would like to keep in contact to help each other relax, we can exchange numbers or add each other on social media!! Thanks
  8. Hello, my fiancée is Venezuelan and is under the impression that in order to have his documents fully validated (birth certificate, police report, etc) he needs to get an apostilla, which is some kind of extra step to make official and formal these documents. This is different and a part from the notarization process. Does anyone know if this this is required for the K1 interview documents? We have our interview in a couple weeks in Bogotá and he’s stressing about this apostilla stuff, but I haven’t heard anything about it whatsoever from my research in the K1 process, nor is it mentioned in the packet or any government website. Thanks,
  9. Hello everyone, My fiancée and I are going through the K1 Visa process at the moment (we have received our case number and our file is being sent to the embassy Ireland). As of August this year I am receiving a stipend which puts me well above 125% of the poverty line for a two person household in my state. I have a financial agreement from my university guaranteeing that I will be receiving this stipend for the next 5 years. However, before this I was earning much less than the poverty line for a two person household and my most recent tax return will reflect that. Because of this, I am worried that we will not have enough evidence that I meet the income requirements. Should we get a co-sponsor to sign the I-134?
  10. I just had my interview and I have all the documents presented based on the email instruction but then the consular asked me about my fiance's Pay Stub which I couldn't provide (because I have no idea if it's also one of the required documents). And the consular gave me a white paper which stated "Request for further information, Immigrant Visa" and told me to send them the requested document as soon as possible to their email. I asked if my visa got approved or not because the paper said that it got refused due to incomplete information and they said that they gonna wait until I send them the additional information before they can decide. They haven't return my passport yet and it makes me even more confuse. Can someone explain?
  11. Hi I've been following this forum for quite a long time now or since my fiancé has applied for my K1 visa in US. Till now we've got the approval on our petition and our case has been forwarded from NVC, NH to New Delhi, India- US Consulate. But till now there hasn’t been any further communication from the local office, so we’re waiting for it. I’m kind of terrified at this point, primarily because my interview day is coming close and we’ve been waiting for this moment so eagerly. If, by chance my visa is refused then it is very tough in the situation to think rationally and move forward. Secondly my B1/B2 visa was ‘refused’ in November 2012, so I’m scared about this aspect. At that time I never knew my fiancé; neither was I thinking about getting married. But now this whole marriage thing has happened so quickly and we’re really worried about getting the visa rejected on B1/B2 visa rejection grounds. So can anyone on this forum explain me about the dos and don’ts that I should keep in mind while going for my interview because I want to be fully prepared for everything beforehand. Can the US consulate ask me anything about B1/B2 visa rejection? Or deny my K1 visa on the grounds of B1/B2 visa rejection? Do they consider any prior rejection(s) on your passport for any other kind of US visa(s)? If so, then what precautions can I take to avoid it? Thank you for your time and reply. Harman
  12. Quick Q to all.. our interview is coming in China... at the walk in when embassy staff take your docs........do we provide copies of paystub, employment letter, irs transcript, SSN benefits, bank statement, 1040, W2 OR must be original OR certified copies? Also for petitioners divorce docs - copies or certified copies or original? Also for petitioners prior legal history - copies or certified copies or original?
  13. My husband and I want to travel within US. My visa was expired. I just received my NOA1 for my adjusment of status. Am I allowed to fly within US without having a problem in the airport? Advance thank you for the response! God bless.
  14. I asked a similar question a week or 2 ago about a issue while having my medical examination which I was made to feel incredibly uncomfortable and judged due to my past in regards to selfharm I was honest and due to nerves was a little stuttery with my responses she had asked if I had ever had any help with my depression and self harm and I said no because I didn't go to but one meeting with a doctor and the medication I was on I couldn't remember the names as I was 11-12 at the time. she was very cold when it came to my selfharm and grabbed my arm to feel my scars as she seemed generally disgusted at them she also accused a couple scratches on my leg to self harm even though It wasn't . She said that she thinks I should go see a psychiatrist but would need more info from my doctor, my doctor writes a very basic letter and puts in the letter of a time where a suicide attempt was made (which wasn't the case) I sent my doctors letter over and she called me back saying that what I doesn't match what my doctor said and when I tried to explain that it wasn't a suicide attempt at all she got quite rude with me and said that she needs dates of when this happened because my doctor only said it was when I was on my way to school and not an actual date and that she thinks I will need to see a psychiatrist regardless but doesn't know if that will be enough either. Could I get denied over past issues with self harm? I have been 4 years free of selfharm and my scars prove that they are old I'm just really scared that my past will have a huge impact on mine and my partners future because of misleading information will the psychiatrist help get to the bottom of all this misunderstandings? any help would be appreciated. I'm just really worried and heart broken over it and I don't know what to do with myself.
  15. Hello Everyone!!! I am writing this feeling very sad ,and confused about the fact that my Wife,and I got separated. I am filing for the divorce pretty soon since our marriage is irreparable. I do not want to write here many details because I wouldn't finish. My remove of condition is on July, 2020 but since I am getting divorce now, can I file sooner with the waiver?? I came here thru a K1 visa,I've been marriage for 2.5 years. I do have proofs that my marriage was bona fide. Got proofs of why I decided to finally separate. I am the husband, the beneficiary of the K1 visa. Thanks in advance!
  16. Hi everyone, is there anyone from Hong Kong applying for K1 visa? We filed in the petition on 6/1/2019, and received NOA1 on 10/1/2019 and NOA2 on 11/4/2019. I have seen so many posts about people not receiving packet 3, I'm wondering how long would it normally take for packet 3 to arrive after getting NOA2? And during this time, is there any preparations I can do, e.g. apply for police clearance? Also I saw on VJ Us Consulate HK post: "Requirements for the I-134 Affidavit of Support: "A notarized I-134 enclosed with your employment letter, bank statements and latest tax return are required. When your fiancee has obtained all the documents on the checklist applicable to her case, please advise her to complete and return her completed visa forms to this office immediately so that proper action can be taken in her visa application : a) DS-230I, b) 2 copies of DS-156, c) DS-156K and d) FPU Preliminary Interview Form." Here is a link that should be included under the DCF heading" Are the forms 3 forms (a) DS-230I, b) 2 copies of DS-156, c) DS-156K and d) FPU Preliminary Interview Form) needed for the interview? can we download and fill in those forms before receiving packet 3? Any other advises for preparations for packet 3 & 4 and the interview with the ambassador? Thank you very much! Nora
  17. Can someone please help. My husband came to the US on a k1 visa. We married within the 90 days and put in the residency application. We are waiting on the interview and will be married for 2 years in a couple months. I know that he will be ale to become a US Citizen with 3 years due to marrying me. Now here comes the question are the 3 years after he has his residency in hand or from the date of the wedding without importance to the residency?
  18. Hey guys, I'm from Brazil and I already have a US tourist visa. I visited my fiancé, who is a US citizen and who was my boyfriend at the time, in December of last year without any problems. I said at the visa interview that I was going to spend Christmas with him and I said to the immigration officer that I was visiting my boyfriend - he asked me several questions about him and our relationship that I answered and it went ok. I'm an undergraduate student (I'll be graduated by the end of this year) and I work part time at the Brazilian ministry of foreign affairs (I have a work contract with them that goes until the end of the year). My fiancé is a police officer and a masters student. We recently got me a really cheap plane ticket, so we could meet again in the US in July, during my school break. The thing is that we also JUST sent the package for the k1 visa - the processing time of it would be a little bit longer than the time I need to graduate and of the time we need to organize our lives to get married. I'm very concerned with this trip now - how should I answer the officer questions when arriving in the US? They always ask "where are you staying?", should I answer "at my boyfriend's" or should I mention that we're engaged? My previous experience with the US immigration services is that you should be calm and honest and keep your answers short, but I read that people who are engaged or married and applying for a spouse visa tend to be denied as tourists when landing at the airports, because the officer tends to assume that you want to hurry their processes and get married in the US. Do they have access to our k1 application? Thank you!
  19. Hello! My fiancé arrived in the United States on a K1 Visa on September 10, 2019. We got married on September 12, 2019. Is it worth it to apply for the I-765 and pay the fee or should we just wait on the greencard? What is the timeline on getting the work permit vs waiting for green card? Can we apply for his social security card right away? I need to add him onto my health benefits, but they need a social security number. Please advise.
  20. hi, I will have my interview for k1 visa in couple of days. I previously overstay j1 visa. I left by myself. me and the US citizen have a baby together, who resides with me out of usa. baby is US citizen with passport. I am worried of getting denied because of my overstay and my spouse will be without his daughter. what are the chances for having overstay forgiven?
  21. Hello, i am a k1 visa holder my fiancé and I recently got married. I arrived August 11th to Illinois & we got married on August 31st. We are now looking towards AOS is there any thread here that could help us in doing all the necessary steps, we had a lawyer but we’re going to try to do it on our own this time. Also another question am I able to request a SSN ? With that can i also obtain an ID , driving license or a permit to drive for the moment being ? Thank you beforehand !
  22. My case is about my petition for recognation of foreign divorce here in PI. My divorce decress is a joint petition for summary dissolution of marriage in califonia specifally. Is there anyone here who alreay have this case.
  23. Hallo guys , i did my interview on august 8th at US Embassy Jakarta Indonesia,and they gave me 221g and asked for Joint sponsor.I’ve submitted to them like a week after the interview.They’ve received it .My case status was on AP for 2 weeks and today the status changed become “ Ready “ . I just want to know what’s gonna happen next ? And how long usually until the case “ issued “ ? Thank you in advance 🙏
  24. Hello! I have another concern regarding the proof of ongoing relationship. I am doing a thorough research on how to do the application process for a k1 visa since me and my fiance are planning to apply this November. I understand that we need proof of relationship or ongoing relationship once we apply for the form I-129F and I think we have everything that we need: pictures when we met (we met twice and he stayed with me each time for a month in the past year), his boarding tickets and passes, chat and call logs and receipts from the apartment we stayed in together. But what concerns me is this: let’s say the application is approved and it says we need proof of ongoing relationship after the approval. My fiance wont be seeing me again soon and we wont have any recent pics together aside from the ones that we will send in the I-129f. Do we need more photos together after it has been approved? Or will call/chat logs will suffice for another round of showing we are still together? Thank you for the future answers!
  25. Hi everyone! So I am currently going through the K-1 visa process with my fiancé who lives in Afghanistan. His interview was in April and we have been in AP ever since. Every once in a while my fiancé and I would email the U.S. embassy in Kabul to ask for an update and they would always reply with a really generic email. I emailed them first week of December and then my fiancé emailed them in the middle of December but they still haven’t replied. Has this happened to anyone else? What did you do ? Was hoping maybe this was a a sign that they are almost done ?
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