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A *good* government experience?

This morning Yoli and I headed off to the local USCIS (formerly known as the BCIS, and before that as the INS) sub-office in downtown. We took with us Yoli’s application for an adjustment of status to permanent resident (read: … Continue reading

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Approved … and in the home stretch

I have some GREAT NEWS to share with you all. With apologies to Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Free at last, free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!” It turns out that our visa petition was approved … Continue reading

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No NOA yet, but hope springs eternal

While we still haven’t gotten our second “Notice of Action” from the Nebraska BCIS service center, I know from checking several other websites that they are processing case numbers close to ours. I hope and expect to hear something within … Continue reading

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Past the “expiration date”

Today is day 180 (6 months) since our K-1 Fiancee Visa request was received by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS). Unfortunately for us, because I live in Missouri, I had to submit my visa to … Continue reading

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The interminable wait

I’m learning lots about patience these days, far more than I ever wanted to know. You see, to bring Yoli here to the U.S. so we can marry is not a simple task. It involves forms and interviews and evidence … Continue reading

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