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Old 02-11-2015, 06:12 AM
Mish Mish is offline
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Hmmm. Sounds like you do not qualify for a de facto visa.

One benefit the 309 has over the 820 is that you can get married before the decision on the 309 is made.

Another option (and I don't know if this is possible or not so you need to check) is, is there any way to convert the visa from a 309 to a 300 (PMV). I know you can change a 300 to 309 but I don't know about the other way. It may not be possible but unless you ask you don't know.