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I am a US Citizen. My fiancée is visiting on a B1/B2 from
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I am an American citizen, engaged to a New Zealand citizen,
I am an American citizen, engaged to a New Zealand citizen, and we met and are living in Korea. Is marriage or engagement the best way to expedite the visa process?… read more
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My wife's I-485 AOS application (based on a K1 visa) was
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My Fiance is here on a K-1 visa and has an Italian passport.
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Hello, I am an American and met a young woman from the Ukraine 4 months ago, and we would like to get married. We met in the U.S. since her sister had married an American 12 years ago, and her sis now… read more
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Hello, March 2010 I petitioned for a K1 visa for my fianc e
Hello, March 2010 I petitioned for a K1 visa for my fiancée in Thailand. She received her visa September 2010 at the Bangkok Thailand embassy. Arrival in Utah December 2010. After 2 weeks of being in … read more
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I just applied for a K1 visa to bring my fiance from thailand
I just applied for a K1 visa to bring my fiance from thailand to the US. The initial I 129 was received by the US immigration services on Jan 29 2010. My fiance is presently 2 months pregnant so i wou… read more
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My wifes arrived in the US on a K1 visa, and we were married
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I and my foreign fiancee are planning to get married in a church ceremony followed by a big party in June. The wedding will take place in my fiancee's country. She is reluctant to come to the USA on a… read more
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Once my foreign Fiancee and I get married in the United States
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I filed a K1 application and now I am thinking if I should
I filed a K1 application and now I am thinking if I should get married then can I switch my file from K1 to Cr1 (I-130) and have filing timeline as K1s original date? Or does K1 get withdrawn and CR1 … read more
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