Habanera's US Immigration Timeline
Petitioner's Name: Lina
Beneficiary's Name: Vladimir
VJ Member: Habanera
Last Updated: 2019-09-09
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Timeline Comments: 4
Habanera on 2019-05-21 said:
Hello, I'm new to MVJ--so please bear with me--not even sure if I'm posting this in the right place. I heard that there are all inclusive, affordable lodging run by Cuban ex-patriots in Guyana that are cheaper than the hotels. They provide hotel pick-up and drop off, 3 meals per day, private rooms with private bathrooms, car to exam, interview and translation svcs..... Is this recommended? Does anyone know of such places? I only found one.....on airbnb I believe. They charge $30 per person per night. Also, I'm a US Citizen (my parents are Cuban) who speaks, reads and writes Spanish. I'm a former ESL Teacher with 2 Masters so I'm quite qualified to translate though not legally certified as a translator. I don't want my fiance to go to Guyana alone because he is very naiive and fear for his safety. Can I act as his translator? Does my presence in Guyana bolster our hinder our case? Thank you for your input! Lina
LaBeach on 2019-06-14 said:
I am also new to the site but I don't think this is where you should post your questions. You should go to the forum. There are those providers in Guyana, others may have the contact if you post to the forum and you fiance may be able to get the information from others in Cuba. You can translate for him at the doctor's office if the translator is not there but the embassy will not allow it. However, by all accounts, the interviewers also speak spanish fluently so there should not be a problem. Good luck.
Habanera on 2019-07-22 said:
This is ONE Monday I LOVE. Received electronic notice this morning that our petition was APPROVED!
LaBeach on 2019-07-22 said:
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