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  1. I am just curious if anyone has been able to fly from Philippines to the US on a K1 Visa since May - June? This could be any airport such as Clark/Cebu/Manila. Many thanks!!
  2. My K 1 has been in transit from the NVC to Manila Embassy since the end of March. Now all of a sudden, when I check the status, I get an error message that says my data cannot be matched. I sent an email to the Embassy Visa Section. I got a reply back that said I should wait for the Embassy letter. What if my file is lost and I get no letter. Where do I go from here?
  3. I wanted to ask people's (recent) experience at the Manila Embassy for IR1/CR1 spouse interviews. I understand every embassy is different, as I have looked at some of the Manila reviews here on VJ . I will be there with my wife for her interview (hopefully June with this virus delay). Is it beneficial if I attend the interview? is it even necessary? I don't see anything in the reviews that petitioner/US citizen is even involved at all during the interview. 🙂
  4. Good day guys! I hope someone can give me some info or may be lead me to a thread for this? I was wondering how long it currently takes for an interview to be scheduled after receiving the notice from NVC that we got DQ and that they will contact the embassy? Maybe some examples or a thread for this could help! Thank you!
  5. Hi all, We just had our interview yesterday at the Manila embassy and we received news that she passed and he would approve her. He kept her passport and she left. Now online it says "Your visa case is undergoing necessary administrative processing." What we understood is that once she is approved, that's it, and its just a matter of sending the passport to her home. Has anyone dealt with this?
  6. Hi! I would like to know how long MNL Philippines embassy schedules an interview for spousal visa of a US PR? I am applying for CR1 visa application. Thank you!!!!
  7. Hi I have another question. My mother became a US citizen years ago but I am filed under F2B category. My question is, since I am going to be one of those who will be getting the welcome letter soon, is NVC going to send me a welcome letter under F1 or under F2B category? Am I automatically converted? Do they know my mother became a US citizen? I am confused if I will opt out or...thanks to anyone who can answer me. 😊
  8. Hello everyone, I am worried about this new policy. Does anyone know what kind of insurance we should get or the ones accepted by Trump administration? We waited years and years and I don't want to mess this up. Thanks guys. 😊
  9. I jst called d 2go services today. i ws told that all immigrant visas issued by USEM from oct 7-10 were recalled today.
  10. Good day everyone. my mother's visa got "ISSUED" last week (October 16, 2019) based on CEAC website but yesterday (October 23, 2019) i checked the website again and it goes back to "READY". I called the hotline yesterday but they failed to gave me a clear answer. Do you have any idea what it means or do you guys have past experiences similar to this? Thanks
  11. Good day everyone! My mom's visa status change from "READY" to "ISSUED" last October 16, 2019. but yesterday (October 22, 2019) I checked the ceac website and it changed again from "ISSUED" to "READY". Do you have any similar experiences?
  12. IS THIS GOOD OR BAD? 44 days.. first AP status on CEAC on Aug 14 after I-601 waiver approval, received 221G form dated Sep 10 thru 2GO date changes: 8/19, 8/31, 9/3, 9/4, 9/6, 9/11, 9/12, 9/13, 9/14 ,9/16 ,9/17.. so many date changes but actual status change is illusive
  13. Hello guys, my sister got their notice for approved immigrant visa petition their visa class is F31. She just want to know if how long to wait before the interview in Manila once it's process. And is it possible to interview first the principal applicant before the accompany or they should be all together for the interview? Thank you for answering we just really have no clue.
  14. My dad and I were about to register at https://cgifederal.secure.force.com/ for the delivery of our visa after our interview on July 19. My dad is the unmarried son of a US citizen and I am only his derivative. Our problem is that we don't know if we both have to register. We first tried to register his passport. At the first step, we chose my dad's visa category which is f11 (son/daughter of US citizen). Then at step 2, we filled up the form with his passport number, bday and the mailing address. Third step, we uploaded the scanned copy of his passport. Lastly, we clicked the submit button. Next, we tried to register mine but we were not sure if I should click F11 or F12 (child of F11). So we decided to choose f12 because I am his son. After entering my passport informations and mailing address, we were shocked because I was given the step 6 which is the "add dependents". Why did I get the step 6 if I am only his derivative? My dad must be the one to have that step 6. We tried to contact the US Embassy in Manila but all their phone numbers have only recorded voices. Pls give me more information regarding to our situation. Thank you!
  15. Hi all! I would like to share with everyone what I did after receiving the visa interview eligibility letter from the US Embassy in Manila: I sent an e-mail confirming that I have completed my DS-160, as instructed in the letter. I'd like to show y'all how I wrote the e-mail and how the Embassy responded; just so you guys would get an idea of what worked for me and what to expect. I know this matter a trifle, but maybe it'll help someone out there anyways. To give you an idea of my progress, here is my timeline summary (2019): Sent I-129F - Jan. 24 NOA1 - Jan. 30 (6 days) NOA2 - Apr. 18 (78 days) Case# - May 9 (21 days) Ready - Jun. 3 (25 days) Eligibility Letter - Jun. 6 (dated), but received in the mail Jun. 14 The eligibility letter says: "...You should notify the Embassy by e-mail at support-philippines@ustraveldocs.com once the DS-160 has been completed." and: "When communicating with the Embassy by telephone, e-mail, letter, or fax, always refer to your name, case number and visa category as they appear below. Sincerely, Immigrant Visa Unit" (Your info comes right after this part) With these in mind, here is a template of how I constructed my e-mail: Notes: (1) For the header, I inserted Visa: K1 as it was not on the bottom section. (2) I attached the 2-page PDF file of the Confirmation Page, not just page 1 (although I think they only needed that one, I went for the safer route). (3) I sent the e-mail on Friday afternoon and got the response Monday afternoon. After 1 business day, this was the embassy's e-mail response: Welp. That's me trying to be useful. 😂 Good luck to everyone!
  16. Seems like we missed the boat to file for the 1-30 in Manila. After all is said and done, with the closure of the USCIS office, what is the new timeframe for applicants that are starting from step 1? After getting approved for the petition, is the next step going to be handled in the Manila Embassy knowing the second phase is not handled by USCIS?
  17. Hi guys! I had my medical today and was told to go back tomorrow at 2:40PM... this is the first time I've heard about coming back that late. Most I've seen on here is 9AM or around that time. I even asked the guard if I could go earlier and he was surprised too that I was being asked to go back at that time but told me I could go at 1PM. I have a feeling I will be for sputum Hopefully not but just wondering if the time is a sign for sputum as the result? Thanks!
  18. My fiance completed her non immigrant k1 Interview on March 28 2019. The interviewer was satisfied with all except the imbra. I had a felony but provided a police report that showed I was non violent and I sent an explanation of events. The officer said she wanted to read the evidence but needed end the interview due to she was behind time. So she said we will send for passports once she reads the reports. MY FIANCE NEVER RECIEVED 221G papers. Her status said AP for 3 days then ready and k2 s said AP also. 3 weeks passed then we get 221G requesting passports and sent promptly. STATUS THEN SAID READY K1, K2 AP for 1 week. Now a month later all status say ready. K1 READY, K2 READY, #2 K2 READY. HOW LONG TILL STATUS TURNS TO ISSUED FOR ALL? THEN HOW LONG FOR 2GO TO RECIEVE? ANYBODY HAVE THIS EXPERIENCE? CURIOUS AND WAITING!
  19. Does anyone have any recent experience with asking for a K1 deadline extension. Our deadline is June 25 and we're still waiting on some adoption paperwork that will extended beyond the 4 month deadline. Our package is at the embassy now and we've completed but have not submitted the DS160 yet. Specifically - how to go about requesting an extension? Do we call the consulate or set up an appointment in person.
  20. Hi guys, My visa application was expedited and approved last March 12, but up to now it still says in transit on the tracker but on the ceac dashboard my case is in manila. I called us Embassy manila several times but they always say wait for the email. I even emailed them but up to now still no further assistance after they replied that it’s still in transit. I emailed nvc bout this and they said that my visa application is not with them and was forwarded to manila Embassy. I read a lot of posts, the same case of mine , IR1, expedite approved and just for 2-3 days they got in transit changed to case ready. And mine is waaaayyyy to long of waiting. Is there anyone here who has the same experience? And what else do I have to do? Thank you
  21. Hello, this is urgent! Upon leaving the Philippines with her Visa and CFO, does my fiance need to leave any particular airport? She is from Davao, and I see tickets that go from DVO- HK - LAX with no Manila. Will this be an issue if she just leaves the Philippines from Davao? I am concerned because everyone seems to leave only Manila. 🤔
  22. Good day everyone. just wanna ask how long does it take to approved AOS, EAD and Advance Parole in Texas? as what i saw in uscis website it's taking year or more than. but still hoping it will not take that long. any latest experienced will help a lot. can you refer me a website where i can look for the requirements and stuff for filing those three. thank you so much and have a good day.
  23. If you’re scheduled on March 7, 2019 interview and have not seen an email notification like this, check your SPAM folder.
  24. My parents’s visa was issued today. I have questions: 1. Do they need to do the CFO seminar? 2. How much do they need to pay in NAIA before leaving? Or the terminal fee? 3. What else do we need to expect? thank you for your help!
  25. Good Day! I just wanna ask if anyone have an idea if i can hand carry the kareoke machine im going to buy here in manila? or it will be better if i will check in? also do they allow me to bring kareoke machine? thank you in advance for your response picture below is the sample kareoke machine i will bring to USA.
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