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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #25 on: February 07, 2020, 04:33:11 PM »
Yes.  It does matter. 

It is easiest to get married in the United States.  Because you can get a fiancee visa, bring her over here and marry her.   They are quite easy (in relationship to other visas).   However, many of the women will want to be married in front of their families, etc.  Do not get married in a third country.   That will create headaches from both sides.
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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2020, 05:04:23 PM »
Does it matter which country we get married in? I don't mean a ceremony - we can have that in both - but I mean the legal document?

Getting the K-1 Visa for you to marry legally in the U.S. seems to be the fastest, I think right now It's 3-8 Months. If you get married there and file a CR-1 I seem to recall the time being something like 18-24 Months or so.

You can check here http://www.visajourney.com/times/k1-fiance-visa-historical/ that shows the historical timeline for processing.

I submitted the K-1 Paperwork recently, She wanted to have her family and friends with her when we were married so I suggested just having a JP sign the Legal Document in the US and then planing having the actual Wedding Ceremony over there with her friends and family, as well as close friends and family of mine. She seemed to love that Idea, Apparently planning a wedding takes 12-18 months according to her parents.

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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2020, 05:16:55 PM »
Getting the K-1 Visa for you to marry legally in the U.S. seems to be the fastest, I think right now It's 3-8 Months. If you get married there and file a CR-1 I seem to recall the time being something like 18-24 Months or so.

You can check here http://www.visajourney.com/times/k1-fiance-visa-historical/ that shows the historical timeline for processing.

I submitted the K-1 Paperwork recently, She wanted to have her family and friends with her when we were married so I suggested just having a JP sign the Legal Document in the US and then planing having the actual Wedding Ceremony over there with her friends and family, as well as close friends and family of mine. She seemed to love that Idea, Apparently planning a wedding takes 12-18 months according to her parents.

I hope her name isn't Rachel.
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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #28 on: February 07, 2020, 06:33:54 PM »
Yes.  It does matter. 

It is easiest to get married in the United States.

Getting the K-1 Visa for you to marry legally in the U.S. seems to be the fastest, I think right now It's 3-8 Months. If you get married there and file a CR-1 I seem to recall the time being something like 18-24 Months or so.

Thanks! I'll plan to do the legal stuff in the US and we'll work out the rest of it.

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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2020, 06:41:23 PM »
I hope her name isn't Rachel.

Rachel? Don't understand the reference :P

Hey they can take 5 years if they want ;)

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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #30 on: February 07, 2020, 06:59:58 PM »
Rachel? Don't understand the reference :P

Hey they can take 5 years if they want ;)

LOL.  As in Leah and Rachel. 
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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #31 on: February 08, 2020, 09:37:11 AM »
...I submitted the K-1 Paperwork recently, She wanted to have her family and friends with her when we were married so I suggested just having a JP sign the Legal Document in the US and then planing having the actual Wedding Ceremony over there with her friends and family, as well as close friends and family of mine. She seemed to love that Idea, Apparently planning a wedding takes 12-18 months according to her parents.

I remember being in the exact same state as you not too long ago. Once my petition was approved, I deliberated how to make our 'wedding', along with her first arrival in the US, be that much more memorable. Not only for the two of us, but for everyone in her life. I came up with 3 options, spoke with her about it, concerned of the financial impact, she relented and bought into what I wanted to do.

So I had about a month or so for the preparation. Within that time, with her assistance, I asked her family in Russia to apply for their tourist visas. Her mother adamantly refused to go because of what the financial impact it dictates. Said 'we' can use the money for better causes. Eventually, she too relented. I, in turn, sent a copy of the letter on invitation given to her family to the Moscow's US embassy, accompanied with all my pertinent personal information, our case number, assumption of all responsibility for their care while here, and the assurances of their return back to Russia. Saying we'd really like for her family to be with us for our wedding. In the event it mattered. I then wired all necessary expense required for the trip to-from Novosibirsk-Moscow to her folks.

100% approval.

While that was happening, two consecutive weekends, I flew to Toronto and Dusseldorf to personally introduce myself and invite her two sisters and their family living in both those areas to attend their sister's wedding. They accepted.

I thought that instead of getting married either in a church, or even at nearby Ritz-Carlton with all our friends and family attending, it would be far more sensible to have the ceremony in a more private affair with only her family and few of my friends (which included two RWG members) separately, then hold a reception for everyone else at a later time. The reason being a) language challenges, b) it would've been much too intense for her folks with an overwhelming amount of people that are still strangers to her and her family. I didn't want anyone getting the feeling of 'isolation' during our wedding.

We will marry in Hawaii. Here is a sample.

The prep work not only included the necessary document follow-up but arranged every single appointments and interviews for the wedding, her arrival, travel appointments and reservation, etc.

In addition, her family's travel arrangements to LA, their accomodations while here, travel arrangement to-from LA-Hawaii, San Francisco, San Diego, Vegas, etc.

I was living a bachelor's life in Marina Del Rey at the time and was living in an apartment by the beach. Really nice complex. So I signed up 2 short-term leased furnished units for her family's accomodations.

I did all these on my own in that month or so period.

a) I scheduled all the necessary appointment for her to choose her bridal/wedding dress, post-ceremony reception dress & fitting,
b) Our (non-denomination) minister, video/photographer, make-up/stylist (hers and sisters. Schedule to come to our hotel), limousine service, hotel and airline tickets.
c) Picked and scheduled the venue. (the package includes your choice of flowers/color theme, even pigeon-release - No doves in Hawaii, Hahah!. And of course, the beachside Luau)

Worked to an almost perfection. Our reception was coincided with 4 other Luaus. There's this sea of people along the shore of Hawaii for the luau and they place our entire party in an elevated stage, facing the main stage where dancers were to perform that night, and we actually had servers where everyone else were on a buffet setup. So it looked like everyone was there for 'our' wedding as they announced a congratulatory welcome with everyone applauding for us.

I couldn't even begin to describe the happiness on my wife's face that day.

We stayed in Hawaii for an entire week. Had them experience the Hawaiian lore, took them to places in Oahu and Maui not too many tourist know or ever get to see or do. Even taught Papa how to surf.

Of course, while here, they also went to see not only L.A. and it's entertainment venues, but San Francisco, Monterey, San Diego, Santa Barbara and of course Las Vegas.

There was about a week before her family came that I threw out a barbeque party for the opportunity for my fiancée to meet my friends and colleagues. She was well received by everyone. My female friends made her feel welcomed and loved. My male friends and brother wanted to kidnap her away from me. Post-wedding, the reception at Ritz for everyone to get together....

I never thought I would ever get married before because I was totally and insanely happy being a bachelor. But I also knew myself well enough that if I were ever going to be someone's husband, I swore to be the very best I can ever manage to be for my wife. It's a once in a lifetime moment, why not make as many special people in your life happy as you possibly can, right?

How I was able to get all these things in order, I don't know. Even thinking back to it, I still don't know how I managed it.
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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #32 on: February 08, 2020, 01:05:59 PM »
Come on Bill, no harm in having photos of a nice looking 70 year old. 
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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #33 on: February 09, 2020, 09:35:39 AM »
LOL.  As in Leah and Rachel.

From Genesis? or is this some pop culture thing?
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Re: My experience with Elena's Models
« Reply #34 on: February 09, 2020, 11:04:53 AM »
From Genesis? or is this some pop culture thing?

Geez.

I was beginning to wonder if I was the only one who read biblical stories.
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