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Statement of Candle for Love policy and guidelines

Welcome, everyone! Please read the Policy and Guidelines document before you begin participating in the discussion forums.

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CFL guidelines - last post by warpedbored

Links & Resources

A read-only forum containing TIMELINES, FAQ's and assorted links and resources pertaining to China.

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Info about Guangzhou - last post by Randy W

Site Issues & Announcements

Quick stop place to announce issues or problems, and changes.

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A sad day - last post by Ryan H

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General Visa Discussion & First Steps


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Discussion forum for general issues involving the US visa process for Chinese loved ones. This includes filing a petition with USCIS for all visa types through the approval stage when it is sent to the National Visa Center.
Tags: CR-1/IR-1, I-129F, I-130, K-1, RFE

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I94 System? - last post by loveatfirstsite42

Direct Consulate Filing

Forum dedicated to overseas filing of an I-130 petition for spouse and stepchildren, directly to USCIS field office located in Beijing or Guangzhou. Other topics may include Registration of a child born abroad, Domicile issues, and other related issues arising around moving back to the USA bringing immigrant family after living abroad.
Topics regarding stateside petition filing or anything to do with NVC should be in the "General Visa Discussion & First Steps" or NVC goes in "Consulate Process: P-3 ~ Interview"

See also topics tagged DCF

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If approved for visa, how d... - last post by Randy W

Consulate Process: P-3 ~ Interview


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  3. Ellis' Island

This forum is dedicated to the process at the US Consulate in Guangzhou, China. All visa types are included here: K-1/K-2; K-3/K-4; CR-1; CR-2; IR-1; IR-2 and DCF.

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601 approved after denial o... - last post by Yulian

Interview Results

This forum is for reporting interview results and experiences; and for denials and discussing the overcome process.

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DCF visa problem - last post by Randy W

AOS & Immigration Challenges

Discussion of immigration challenges faced by loved ones after arriving in America. Topics include getting married on K-1, filing AOS (I-485), EAD (I-765), and AP (I-131); obtaining SSN, driver's license, later Removal of Conditions (I-751) and other issues.

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I-751 - last post by dnoblett

Citizenship Process

Dedicated to members going through the N-400 process to obtain US citizenship status.

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Welp she went and did it! - last post by Randy W

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Communications, Planes, Shipping & Money

For discussing and sharing phone and web communication methods between the US and China, Sending money to and from China, TV services available in the US for our Chinese loved ones. and a place to share airline ticket and travel experiences.

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Flying back from China thro... - last post by Corey&Xu

Chinese Language Forum

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A forum dedicated to and moderated by those who use Chinese as a first language.

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你们信缘分吗? - last post by Catherineli

The Middle Kingdom - 中国


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This forum is simply for all things about China. For both the USC and the Chinese spouse, this is the place to relate, learn, reminisce and share with all members our interest in that fascinating land - China.

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Dali and Tiger Leaping Gorge - last post by amberjack1234

Culture & Language Discussion


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This discussion forum is focused on providing support and advice about bridging the cultural and language gap faced by Chinese/U.S. couples and families.

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TouFu - last post by Greg.D.

Stateside

This forum is simply for all things about life in the US after the visa. For both the USC and the Chinese spouse, this is the place to relate, learn and share all things American.
The Stateside forum allows public (read) access. Private topics should be posted in a 'Members Only' forum, such as 'Meetings and Life Together'

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US Is Banning Travel To No.... - last post by Allon

Ask a Chinese Woman


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Ask Chinese women about their own personal experiences with immigration, adjusting to a different culture, rebuilding their lives and learning to thrive in the U.S.

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going back home - last post by tsap seui

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Our Stories


  1. Meetings & Life Together,
  2. Problems & Partings,
  3. History Of CFL

Our stories is a collection of personal glimpses of members in their own words. How they met, how their lives have changed and their hopes for the future.

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Polls & Surveys

All members are welcome to start, participate in, and discuss polls and surveys in this forum.

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Contact List

A members-only forum for exchanging contact information and establishing a contact list.

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Twisted Candle


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This forum is rated AM. It is recommended that SOs enter only after marriage and attending American Humor 303. This forum contains alternative American illogic and humor which should in no way reflect on the wisdom of our founding fathers. Topics are always off-topic and frequently off color.

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