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  1. My fiance and I are weighing the options of the CR-1 visa. I live in Denmark and he lives in California. I am continuing my university studies in Denmark for the next two years which will give us plenty of time for the estimated wait time needed for the CR-1 visa. My question pertains to the following: Could we apply and receive the CR-1 visa while I am still finishing my studies in Denmark before fully moving to the United States? Meaning, I would still be living in Denmark while the visa would be approved with the intention of moving permanently to the United States when I graduate. Additionally, would it be possible to visit the United States after receiving the CR-1 visa before permanently moving to the United States?
  2. Hello VJmembers! I hope everyone is well and safe! I'm posting this in regards for a friend who is not in this platform. They are planning on getting married (when everything opens up) in the US. They will be on a tourist visa and their spouse to be is a US citizen. What steps should they take from there after getting married. Can the US citizen automatically apply to adjust their status. Or do they have to go back to their homeland and apply for the i30 and wait for approval. Any help would be greatly appreciate.
  3. I am a Canadian citizen and my fiance and I are considering going the route of cr-1 visa. I am wondering if anyone can tell me whether I am still permitted to visit her while the visa is pending? A Google search advised me "It's possible to visit your spouse in the United States while your marriage-based green card application is pending. ... First, you would need to convince an immigration officer that you plan to stay only for a short time and would leave the United States before your tourist visa expire" Is this the case for a Canadian citizen as well? Is it easy to convince an immigration officer of my intent to return? If anyone has some insight on this or first hand experience I would be so appreciative. Thank you so much -Spencer
  4. hi everyone I filled my grandson form ds 260 and I all fill the form but when I click submit button I cant clik I mean form is not submit can anyone tell what is problem ?
  5. I live in the UK and do not have a US cosigner. This means that I can only get a loan from 2 companies. There's MPower and one other, but they both have their own lists of specific universities that they support. I can only get an MPower loan of $50'000, and that's a lifetime maximum amount. The other uni doesn't offer loans for my course. I'm about $20'000 short of being able to prove to the Embassy that I can afford the whole year of my course, but without a cosigner I can't apply for any of the other student loans. I'm not sure what else to do now. Does anyone have any advice? Also, does anyone know if a death certificate would help to prove to the Embassy that my family will be receiving inheritance? Thanks x
  6. I needed 3 Police Certificate, I got DQ With two only. I needed the the other One from MEXICO, I stayed there 10 years ago on a Student visa, would a Lawyers Letter work In time for the Interview expressing that it's impossible due to COVID-19.
  7. 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?
  8. I got my Visa guys!! 😁 But, I thought it's normal to get a cr1 for 2 years? Any idea why I got mine for 1 year? I also didn't get 6 months to travel to the US but just under 2. Why?!
  9. Suzbogo

    Visa/ corona

    Does anyone know if the U.K. is processing visas currently? I am from the US, trying to apply for a visa to go to the U.K. to marry my fiancé so he can come here (after I quarantine for two weeks). We are trying to get married as soon as possible to start our CR-1 filing.
  10. Hi fellow IR-1 petitioners, I am the US Citizen petitioner/sponsor for my French wife, finishing up the I-864 (Affidavit of Support) form. We are a family of 3, I am only applying the IR-1 VISA for my wife. Our biological child is a US Citizen. I am self-employed, been living in Hong Kong for almost 5 years. I am from California, we are planning to move to Colorado when this is all approved. The latest income — based on my 2019 US TAX filing — I am reporting on the I-864 form, Part 6, question 24.a. is 135.4% OVER the 2020 HHS Poverty Guidelines, and my personal combined asset is in the upper $160Ks. Since the reported income on the I-864 form is over the 2020 HHS Poverty Guidelines, do I need a co-sponsor? I am concerned NVC will flag that due to the percentage isn’t that much over the Guideline. Thanks for your wisdom and knowledge. Good luck in your applications. –Roger
  11. I enter the USA on October,02, 2019 I want to go back to my homeland to visit but I was told I couldn’t travel because I needed a I-551 stamp but my visa says “Upon endorsement serves as temporary I-551 evidencing permanent residence for 1 year” I thought that was enough for me to travel but when I got to the airport one of the staff that works there told me I was not gonna be able to enter USA again if I leave I told them that I had already paid for my greencard that I’m just waiting for it. I want to know if I can travel with that? And also my visa says IV expires on Feb,12,2019 does that mean my visa is expired and I’m not gonna be able to travel and come back to USA? Please help.
  12. Hi everyone. I have had non-immigrant visa denials in the last two years. Now I have an immigrant visa appointment coming up, and although I have read that it should be fairly straightforward and relationship focused, I'm apprehensive I will get asked questions about my previous interviews and denials. Do you think this might happen? If it does, there's no problem with the answers, but it's just making me feel edgy. Going in there confidentially and recieving two denials in the past has shaken my confidence and now I need it!
  13. Hi guys, hope you're all keeping well. It's become a real toothache this hasn't it? Wondering if anyone has any suggestions in regards to hopefully receiving the passport. Do you think it's better to have it delivered or does it take the same time to go in and collect it?
  14. Hello all in the forum. I was Thinking about this, as parents are immediate relatives will there be a possibility of creating a petition to overturn the ban on parents IR5 and fiancé K1 on the EO. As the president claimed, the order can be amended within 30 days of it being issued on june 23rd and 60 days thereafter. the petition can go along the lines of no risk to US jobs from parents and because of the affidavit that we signed to support they are going to be taken care of by ourselves anyway. Suggestions.
  15. I am marrying my fiance in his home country of the Dominican Republic soon. We will be doing the CR1 visa. He does not come from much money but has a solid work history and technical training title/studied english/graduated high school/is a caregiver. I am in law school and will be using my dad as joint sponsor (who makes well above the necessary amount to sponsor). I am concerned that because I am not currently making money (since I am a full time student) that our application will be denied with the new state department's stricter guidelines. Does anyone have any advice or similar experiences?
  16. Hello, how is everyone making out with this lock down? It isn't going great for me.. I heard about the emergency visa and i would like to get help on how to apply for one.. My spouse visa was under review since February 2020, after my interview which i was told to submit joint sponsor, and they accepted it and within a week, they requested for our chat log which i sent by march 3rd before the lockdown started. And since then, the case has been updated many times of which April 30th was the last date.. The reason for this emergency visa is because my spouse is going in for a surgery, she already had similar surgery in january which i was hoping that i could be with her by February. Can i get an emergency visa to go be with her to recover through this surgery? as she lives alone and has no close family or relatives who can be with her? I'm so sad...
  17. Hey guys. My sis was issued a Cr1 visa after almost 5 months in Administrative Processing so she has only 30 days untill her visa expires. What happens if she can’t enter the US with in expiry date due to all the restrictions by counties and airlines? Will she have to apply the visa again? I mean the whole process? Please tell me anyone experience anything like this?
  18. Hi! I am planning to apply for a tourist visa for my Mom as i wanted to have a family vacation in san francisco, together with other relatives who are in the US however I am having troubles answering my 75 Y.O Mom's DS-160 as it required the previous dates of travel to the US. My Mom traveled to San Diego back in 1993 using a B1/B2 visa and she was investigated by INS back then as somebody reported her to be working illegally ( didn't overstay and not working in fact) and she ended the trip short, she was able to come back using the same visa in 1998 ( 10 years multiple entry) and she was actually able to acquire another visa under H1 for Guam in 1998 to 2000,her last was at San Francisco in 2002 she never returned to the US after 2002. Said passports had since been lost and nowhere to be found, so now we have no proof of her coming to the US except for her restricted SSN Card and expired license, could i just put tentative dates on the DS-160? and if not, where can i acquire her travel records? i tried using a scan of her previous passport in the dhs i-94 website but no record was found. I am a Canadian and my mom is filipino. Tentative Validity: B1/B2 1993 to 2003, H1 Nov 12 1998 to Nov 05 2000 ( I still have my H4 Visa stamp in my old philippine passport btw, can that be used?)
  19. I am an American, and my fiancé is Senegalese. There's all of these official documents that he has in French - I"m assuming I don't have to translate his passport info or that kind of stuff - but what about all of our conversations in French on messenger? I was going to print some screenshots of our messaging and a letter that I wrote him, but do we have to translate all of that? How do I make it an "official" translation? Can I translate it myself? Also, for the declaration of how we met as well as the letter for intent to marry, can I just write the intent to marry in English and then have him tell me what to write for the declaration of how he met me, and he can sign it? Or will they realize at his interview that his English isn't that great and that he probably wasn't the one who did they typing? Thanks!!!
  20. What did you like first in America? What is the hardest to get used to? How long did you need to get used to it? What is your life now? What do you do while waiting for work permit ? (K1 visa holders) Any other experience? Please share.
  21. Does anyone have any idea if entry into the U.S. will be allowed on a K1 Visa? The travel ban states that only U.S. permanent residents or immediate family members will be allowed in, and I know a fiance on K1 is technically not an immediate relative yet. However, I have heard a couple cases on WeChat of Chinese fiances being let in at the airport with their K1 Visa in the last few days. We are living in Guangdong together right now, and want to get the hell out, but we don't want to spend all that money, travel all that way, and then have her be denied at the border and sent back to China. Anyone have any insights to share? It would be greatly appreciated.
  22. Looking for some advice. Due to London bound cases currently being held at NVC due to embassy closure my fiance phoned and managed to get our case ID, using this I then booked my medical with Knightsbridge Surgery in London. Upon doing so they communicated an email which included a list of the required documentation, included in this there was the following; f. A Letter/Email from the embassy/NVC to confirm your case number and visa category Due to the fact the the NVC has not released letters confirming this and the embassy has obviously not recieved cases in order to distribute the required information is there a method of obtaining this proof? We tried to use the portal on the CEAC website however it doesnt seem to show all of the relevant details, can anyone advise as another few hours hold to the NVC is seeming more and more likely? Cheers, Kirsten & Ross
  23. As much information as there is on the state.gov site, it is SO confusing. Can anyone explain how they paid for the K1 visa so that the interview could be scheduled? I am specifically talking about Cuban applicants that have to go to Guyana for the K1 visa interview. The instructions on the US Embassy in Guyana site state to pay cash to an account at a Scotiabank Guyana. There are no retail Scotiabanks in the US so how is this fee paid? I just want to schedule the visa interview and it seems there isn't a single answer. I've emailed the consulate already; waiting for a response but hoping someone could enlighten me on this process during the interim. Am I supposed to wire money (which I feel is completely unsafe)? do I email the embassy for an appointment? What's the protocol here? Thank you.
  24. I want to know if Embassies are open now, especially the ISLAMABAD EMBASSY AND CONSULATE. Any idea when will they be open?
  25. 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
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