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Glossary

Below is a comprehensive glossary of terms related to USCIS and the K1 visa process, including general Homeland Security and U.S. immigration terminology. It especially focuses on acronyms and locally-used words around the world in regard to fiance visas, U.S. Embassy requirements, and beyond.


CENOMAR: Certificate Of No Marriage. Most commonly used in the Philippines, this term refers to a government document issued by local municipalities confirming that a citizen is legally single and/or able to marry.

NOA1: Notice Of Action 1

NOA2: Notice Of Action 2

RFE: Request For Evidence.

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