An approved K-1 followed by a timely marriage in the U.S. takes the place of the Form I-130 application (used to determine the existence of a bona fide marital relationship), and this eliminates the need to pay a $355 USCIS Form I-130 filing fee in order to succeed with adjustment of status. It sounds like the consulate staff may have misinformed you. Obtaining immigration legal information from the consulate staff or USCIS staff is not particularly reliable, and is not a good substitute for getting legal advice from an immigration lawyer.
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This is a different process now that you are married. You now need to adjust your wife's status to that of a lawful permanent resident and there are different forms to file for this process. Contacting an immigration lawyer will be helpful as the process can be fully explained if you so wish.
Not sure what exactly you need a refund for. Is your fiance here in the US or not?
Hi! The K visa is to get your fiancee here so that you could marry her in the US. YOu have already done that...and therefore the visa has served it's purpose...now that she is married to a US citizen you want to petition for her so that she could get her greencard....in that sense you have to submit all the appropriate forms...so that process could begin. I know that some things don't make sense....but we don't write the law...we simply follow it......and as far as her getting a greencard..yes you have to file more forms unfortanately! Sorry...but congrats and Good Luck!