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  1. Hello, Our K1 fiance petition got approved and we also have a DS-160 application number and confirmation. We've tried to follow the necessary steps but we got stuck at trying to schedule an appointment online for an interview. We have tried online several times to schedule, however it has always given us the no available appointments. I was wondering when is the payment usually made ? Is it before or after the scheduling of the appointment? How do you send the payment via mpesa or postbank? We have not made any payments, could this be the reason why we are not getting any appointments dates ? We would like to send the $265 payment via M-Pesa however we do not know the number to which to send the payment, or do we need to go to the Postbank to get the payment information? How can we make sure that payment is attached to our application and schedule an appointment? Any insight would be appreciated. Thanks
  2. 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
  3. Sorry I'm going to try and keep this short! Back story: I married my husband in 2008. I divorced him in 2014. And I just remarried him again in December 2017. When we were married the first time we filed the I130 and were approved, but never followed through. He was given a 10 year ban and as of October this year, has completed and complied with the ban - he's been in Mexico for the last 10 years. Currently: We got married again 12/2017, and filed the I130 with our (same) lawyer. I received the I797 with a notice date of 10/01/2018 saying it was approved. Our priority date is 01/16/2018. We submitted all required documents and received notification on February 11, 2019 that all documents were received and he is in queue waiting for an interview. We have yet to receive an interview date! Is this normal? The lawyer says that they are taking longer than usual at the embassy in Juarez. Do you think our previous marriage is negatively impacting him obtaining an interview date? Is there anything else I can or should be doing? Just looking for opinions and any help/advice/signs of hope is greatly appreciated! 😁
  4. Hey, my case is filed under f2a. I’m on NVC stage atm while my husband’s greencard about to expire. Could this affect my case in any way? Can I take his expired status to my interview? Also, my brother in law who’s going to be my joint sponsor has an expired greencard, can he still become a joint sponsor? I’m worried about my husband’s status. What should we do? Please help a girl!! Thank you.
  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. My kids got visas. We plan to move to the US. Now what do we do next? What about schooling for my 14 yo son? Thx
  7. IR-2 VISA (Questions from a minor, 16 from the Philippines about US IMMIGRANT VISA INTERVIEW, RESCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENT, etc) Hello! I am new here in visa journey. I am 16 years old and currently living in the Philippines. I would just like to ask some few queries about my US Immigrant Visa Interview (to which I have no idea when will take place since I undergo sputum test and need to wait for about 2 months for the culture results, a bummer indeed) So I would like to ask if it's completely fine to have my legal guardian (grandmother) to assist me in the US Immigrant Visa Interview (because I am a minor) since both my mom and step-dad (petitioner) is in the United States and cannot come here for the interview? But my mother will come back here to accompany me once I already got my visa and ready to go in States, it's just that she cannot come into my interview because her time to go out of the country (US) is limited and also because of her work NOTE: This is my first time going out of the country, my mom is already in the States with my step-dad (petitioner) since 2015 and me and my sister (who is 18) are to followed and now fixing this SOME OF MY QUESTIONS: Do we need SPA (Special Power of Attorney) coming from my mom in states stating that she is allowing my grandmother to accompany me in the interview? And do my grandmother (legal guardian) who will assist me would be ask several questions by the US Consul on the Interview? What if she answered a wrong information, would that thing affect my Visa approval? What things should she bring with her? What ID's? What things should we know before the Interview date? Any tips and facts, like some sample of the questions to be asked to a minor immigrant? Do we need to bring pictures with our petitioner (step-dad) and mother for proofs? And what should we expect in the immigration if things go well? AND PLEASE ANSWER HOW TO RE-SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW APPOINTMENT AFTER GETTING THE MEDICAL RESULT (IF PROLONGED DUE TO SPUTUM TEST) All of your answers and replies would be of great help Thank you and God bless
  8. Hello, I'm a US permanent resident since 2015. I have Italian citizenship while my wife is Iranian, currently residing in Canada. We applied for the I-130 petition for my wife last year, and we have a priority date of August 2018 at California Service Center. Since my wife is an Iranian citizen I'm unclear whether she would be issued a visa post approval of I-130 or not due to the current Travel Ban in place? Does anyone have direct experience? Also what is the average time post I-130 approval before Green Card granted? Thanks, A*
  9. Good day everyone and VJ family. Just an update on my K1 visa process, so received my case number October 1st which contains the details of my case some few Instructions. I tracked my case on the site and it shows ready I have gone ahead to pay for the visa fee and schedule an appointment but I haven’t received my packet yet from the embassy. I also notice they say you come along with DS 160 form unfortunately I have an existing profile on the portal so whiling filling I only updated my records like my passport number and expiry date of my passport. Please what should I do next? 1) Do I send the embassy an email requesting for my packet, which contains the instructions? 2) Since I couldn’t get any DS -160 form, printed out, how do I go about it knowing I already had a profile there I used for my B1/B2 visa application 3 years ago . Please guys I need your expertise on this . Thank you.
  10. Can one enter the US on ESTA (visa waiver program) while already holding the K1 visa? My fiancé may have to visit the US (as a tourist) to prepare for his permanent move before he resigns from his job in London and move to the US (under the K1). Is this possible? Has anyone done it before? Thanks
  11. So my girlfriend is coming to my home place ,Jordan,hopefully if everything goes well and i hope it will,what is the best to do should we get married in Jordan first and apply for K1 Visa ? or should we just meet here in Jordan and then she apply for the fiance Visa from Usa ? thank you in advance.
  12. Hi all, Brand new to this forum so bear with me if I am asking silly questions! My fiancé (USC) and I (UKC) are looking to move our life from the UK to the US following my partner getting a job over in the States. Therefore we are now at the beginning of what seems to be an incredibly long process in terms of getting my visa sorted. She is starting her new role in Feb 2020 and therefore we are looking into our options. We initially started to looking into the K-1 visa as the seemingly quickest way of getting over to the USA. However, I have read that whilst your adjustment status and green card is being processed, you are not permitted to leave the US. This is a problem as I have two weddings (one of which I am a groomsman for) next year and therefore, need to be able to return. We are then left with the CR-1 option from what I can see as your adjustment status is done when you are approved and also able to leave freely. This however I can see is taking much longer than the K-1. My question really is, is there a better way of doing this other than the options listed above? Also, looking at the average times for CR-1 approval on VJ, it says something like 400+ days!? Has anyone gone through this process in terms of the USC and the UKC living in the UK looking to move to America, and does this have an impact on processing times? Also, if entering on the K-1, is there any way of getting around not being able to leave the USA? I read something about advance parole but I suspect this is in extreme circumstances right? Thanks and look forward to hearing from you!
  13. So I mailed all the documents that was requested to the U.S. Embassy. They asked for the original CENOMAR but that was the only one we had. We mailed the CENOMAR, but now we don't have another one to bring to the interview. Will that be an issue? Since we sent it to them, they should already have it and shouldn't ask for it at the interview right? Thank you!
  14. I finally submitted our packet!! Let the countdown begin.⏳🕐 Anyone else submitted or planning to submit this month? Come over here!!
  15. S' vremena na vreme VisaJourney odradi "ciscenje servera" i zatvori velike teme. S' obzirom da nama treba prostor za stare i nove clanove, evo ovde mozemo da nastavimo sa pricom i savetima o procesu dobijanja viza za USA. Na linku ispod mozete naci stari topic koji je zatvoren za komentare ali je pun dobrih saveta. Dobrodosli <3
  16. Hello Everyone, I am currently here at US, Florida for J1 Internship, I have a boyfriend and I really need to stay here thinking about our future. I know that I just need a green card to stay, but we don't want to get married yet. Is there any other way we can do so that I can get to stay here aside from marriage? Thank You
  17. So I've been working on getting my F2B visa approved since 2011, was living in the US and was adviced to choose the "consular process" route outside of the US, which included a physical exam that cost me around $500.00. At the exam I was questioned about past drug use, which I responded as "no" at first and then I mentioned that when I was 15, someone gave me what looked to be a regular cigarette, which I tried twice but did not recognize or enjoy. Untill this day have no idea what the contents where other than mostly tasting like regular tobacco, and in seemed like a joke was being played on me. Its probably one of those deep memories that had never came up until that question was asked, I was trully embarrased to share it with the physician assistant, since I was being tricked in the moment it happened or "pranked". After this small interview they took a random urime sample (drug test), I assumed since I've had history of "tobacco abuse" in the past, ever since the day I've been looking around the web, and apparently, drugs are inadmissible grounds when it comes to immigration and I am wondering if this will delay my visa proccess. Im sure everything I said at my physical will be shared with the consulate on the day of my interview (T- 4days), and keep going back and forward about what to say if the question comes up, I feel like someone was trying to drug me, and there is no other way I can look at my situation. I regret ever even mentioning, it was a very personal story and not intended to trigger the worst case scenario. Thanks for your answers Sincerely, the guy.
  18. My father's initial status was Administrative Processing after his immigrant visa interview on June 27. He had to submit a few documents like updated police certificate and family registry and i864-A so he was given 221g. After submitting the documents on July 17, my mother's visa went from READY TO ISSUED on Aug 1 and my father's visa went from AP to READY FOR INTERVIEW. The date has been updated a few times but case still ready for interview. No feedback from embassy. Please help if you know anything about this scenario!
  19. Just wondering if anyone received an interview letter recently for Montreal, Canada. The most up to date visa bulletin for F2A is Aug22, 16. I've hear Montreal moving really slow, just want to if thats true. Our PD is mid-Aug and we still haven't receive any interview letter yet. Any one wait in Canada? Or know something? Thanks!
  20. Hi, I’m new to the process but I have a question. I’m about to file my petition for my fiancé who is in Ghana. Do I need to include a letter about how we met each other as well as proof of meeting each other within the past 2 years? We met briefly in China and then I took a trip to Ghana recently to visit him and meet his family. Some advice would be appreciated! Thanks and looking forward to being on here throughout our journey!
  21. Hello My case has been in adminstrative processing since January 2016... I took back my passport to travel with my wife to turkey . Few days ago embassy of USA, Islamabad returned my passport to me. Now today embassy asked me to submit my passport to embassy so that they can complete the process. What does that mean! Is it a good sign or what?
  22. My (now) wife is here on a K1 visa. She arrived in the US in July. Her 90 days ends October 2nd. We got married last Thursday. We are waiting for the marriage certificate now. Does our paperwork need to be sent out by the end of the 90 days, or do we just need to be married before the 90 days are up? thank you!
  23. Hello, So my son will be having his interview soon in Kingston Embassy. My husband is unable to attend the interview with him so his biological father will be taking him who currently have custody of him in Jamaica. Do you think this will affect his approval we send a copy of all the documents they may ask for as well as pictures when my son come here to visit with us. Have anyone let the biological parent take the child to the interview and how how was it he is 9. Thanks for your advise
  24. Hello, is there someone who go through k1 interview this year? And got visa approved? I got.my interview on 22 june 2018 consular asked me about additional document which i submit themon 28 june.... On 24 july was status was updated to application received. How much time it will take now to get visa issued.
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