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Thread: Urgent Help Needed-An LPR and spouse want to be togather otherwise marriage breaks

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    Dear Sir/Mam
    I am an LPR have been in the USA since 1993 and have applied last year for my Citizenship but my petition is pending due to fbi name check and I don't know how long more it will take.

    Recently I got married in my country Pakistan. I want my wife to accompany me due to religious obligation I can not leave her alone due religious obligations.
    I have not filed any petition yet for my wife. Before marriage my wife was sponsored an immigrant visa in the family category by her mother (she is an LPR) and then my wife traveled to USA on V2 visa and left the US before the expiration of her visa. Later, my wife's petition was approved in NOV 2000 and the NVC sent it to US Consulate Islamabad for an interview, but unfortunately until today she never got the interview letter. When her mother contacted the US Consulate Islamabad in 2005 in Pakistan, they told that they already sent the interview letter but due to non response, your daughter's case had been sent back to the NVC. Is it appropriate to apply for visit visa for her on the basis of religious obligation or on the ground of visiting her sick mother? Her mother lives in USA but she can not travel to Pakistan as she is sick and under treatment in the US. If I stay longer in my country, I'll loose my job and LPR status. I'll really appreciate if you can tell me what is the most possible way to get my wife to USA as we can not live separately, it'll be a total disaster and marriage will be broken.

  2. #2
    Dear Sir/Mam
    I am an LPR have been in the USA since 1993 and have applied last year for my Citizenship but my petition is pending due to fbi name check and I don't know how long more it will take.

    Recently I got married in my country Pakistan. I want my wife to accompany me due to religious obligation I can not leave her alone due religious obligations.
    I have not filed any petition yet for my wife. Before marriage my wife was sponsored an immigrant visa in the family category by her mother (she is an LPR) and then my wife traveled to USA on V2 visa and left the US before the expiration of her visa. Later, my wife's petition was approved in NOV 2000 and the NVC sent it to US Consulate Islamabad for an interview, but unfortunately until today she never got the interview letter. When her mother contacted the US Consulate Islamabad in 2005 in Pakistan, they told that they already sent the interview letter but due to non response, your daughter's case had been sent back to the NVC. Is it appropriate to apply for visit visa for her on the basis of religious obligation or on the ground of visiting her sick mother? Her mother lives in USA but she can not travel to Pakistan as she is sick and under treatment in the US. If I stay longer in my country, I'll loose my job and LPR status. I'll really appreciate if you can tell me what is the most possible way to get my wife to USA as we can not live separately, it'll be a total disaster and marriage will be broken.

  3. #3
    Philanthropist: With all due respect, you knew all of the issues regarding your situation before you got married. American law doesn't care what religion you are, and won't make exceptions for you. Again, you knew the situation before you got married...if you can't leave your wife alone, then you can both easily live together in Pakistan where you're both citizens.

  4. #4
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    It is not proud, It is not rude,
    It is not self-seeking,
    It is not easily angered,
    It keeps no record of wrongs.

    Love does not delight in evil,
    but rejoices with the truth.

    Love always protects, always trusts,
    always hopes, always perseveres.

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    hopes all things, endures all things.

    Love never ends.

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  5. #5
    Someone12
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    tourist visas are for tourists, not to be used to circumvent immigration law...and whatever nonsense you are claiming about some religious requirements are worthless when your wife applies for a visit visa....the embassy will have to be convinced that she will return to her country after a visit (but it sounds like you just want her to be a visa cheat - what a surprise)...you knew all the requirements of your marriage according to your own warped religious beliefs....that's your problem, not the US government's.

  6. #6
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Someone12:
    tourist visas are for tourists, not to be used to circumvent immigration law...and whatever nonsense you are claiming about some religious requirements are worthless when your wife applies for a visit visa....the embassy will have to be convinced that she will return to her country after a visit (but it sounds like you just want her to be a visa cheat - what a surprise)...you knew all the requirements of your marriage according to your own warped religious beliefs....that's your problem, not the US government's. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    S12 a.k.a. Mr. Doofus: What is that you say? You're wearing a belt buckle? Oh, I thought that was a tombstone over something dead.

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    What kind of "religious obligation" is it? I've never heard of such an "obligation"...Are you sure this "obligation" is not something to do with some kind of "need/wanting"...lol...On a serious note, there is no such obligation even in Pakistan since I'm aware of all the religions in the area. Speaking of religious obligation then you knew about it and about her inability to be in the US with you, as said by Sundevil, before getting married. So you cannot expect the law to get bend for you here.

    It seems that US embassy did send the interview notice to your wife for her immigrant visa which was filed by her mom, but since she didn't show up, her case is administravely closed now especially if it's over a year from the time her interview was scheduled. And I don't think your wife is now eligible for immigrant visa thru her mother after being married now if her her mother is a green card holder. A green card holder cannot petition for his/her married children.

    Your wife can request for a visitor visa but odds are none to zero, unless she could present compelling reason for the trip like if her mom is extremely serious and on the verge of something. A visitor visa can be issued to someone who has either pending immigrant visa peition or has spouse/parents/children/relative in the US, but the chances are 1% and in very compelling ground. Saying that mom is very sick and sending doctors' and hospital record wouldn't be enough. And even if there would be a compelling reason for the issuance of tourist visa, officer at consulate can still deny the application because issuance of tourist visa remains in the sole discretion of consular officer.

    The best option for you, wait until you become a US citizen, and then file the paperwork for her. There is no any shortcut here. It's up to you if you want to live in USA during all this time or live with your wife in Pakistan and losing your job in the USA. You have to pick one out of these two. You cannot have both, nor you can have shortcut by seeking a loophole here.

    Good luck...



    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by philanthropist:

    Recently I got married in my country Pakistan. I want my wife to accompany me due to religious obligation I can not leave her alone due religious obligations. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

  8. #8
    Religion and your wife should be your prime concern, everything else follows.

    God has willed it.

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