- All About Trump’s Travel Ban Executive Order
7 Feb 2017
This post is regarding President Trump’s January 27, 2017 Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry in the United States” In order to proactively address inquiries regarding President Trump’s travel ban, RapidVisa offers the following: What It Is The travel ban bars entry to the United States for citizens of seven predominantly Muslim nations. The executive order also places a 120 day moratorium on refugee resettlement programs. Who it Affects Foreign nationals from Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, and Iran who do not have lawful permanent resident status are banned from entering the United States. Why Read More >>
- USCIS Fee Increases Coming
27 Oct 2016
Today, the USCIS announced the specific fee increases that are coming in December. The last time these fees increased was in 2010, so it’s been a long time coming. The new increased fees will take effect on December 23, 2016. Any forms they receive that are postmarked on or before that day will be charged the old fees. Fees that will affect RapidVisa’s customers Form I-129F, K-1 Visa, Old $340, New $535 Form I-130, CR-1, IR-2, IR-5: Old $420, New $535 Form I-485, Adjustment of Status, Old $985, New $1,140 Form I-751, Removal of Conditions, Old $505, New $595 Form Read More >>
- Divorce & Annulment Basics by Country
6 Apr 2016
If you are applying for a K1 visa or CR1 visa, you will need to prove that any of the petitioner’s and alien’s previous marriages have been legally terminated through annulment or divorce. All documents must be certified by the appropriate civil authorities.
- Visa Memoirs Podcast #8 (3-31-16) Noelle & Ibrar
31 Mar 2016
Originally from Pakistan, Ibrar was working in IT in Dubai. Noelle was working in government contracts and met Ibrar online. Noelle and her child traveled to Dubai during Christmas time and were culture shocked to see some Europeans riding camels in a Speedo. After spending quite a bit of time together, they decided to get hitched and start a life together in Texas. Listen to their story and their advice to couples going through the same process. Visa Type: K1 Visa Country: Pakistan Would you like to be on the podcast? Please go here! Some of the music used in this episode is used under a Creative Commons license. Read More >>
- Visa Memoirs Podcast #7 (3-24-16) James & Aprilyn
24 Mar 2016
James puts other guys to shame with his efforts to win over Aprilyn. Aprilyn came to Mississippi to settle with James on a K1 visa. Visa Type: K1 Visa Country: Philippines Would you like to be on the podcast? Please go here! Music Credits : Mr. Wozzie by Robbero (c) 2015 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. spinningmerkaba / CC BY 3.0
- Visa Memoirs Podcast #6 (3-17-16) Larry & Susana
17 Mar 2016
Larry and Susana met online and fell quickly in love. After Larry’s visits to Colombia, they decided to marry in the USA and used RapidVisa to petition for a K1 visa. They now are married and reside together in Pittsburgh. Visa Type: K1 Visa Country: Colombia Would you like to be on the podcast? Please go here! Some of the music used in this episode is used under a Creative Commons license. Attribution to CC song used: spinningmerkaba / CC BY 3.0
- Visa Memoirs Podcast #5 (3-10-16) José & Holly
10 Mar 2016
José was a casanova who enjoyed Bachata dancing as an instructor at Punta Cana. Holly was a Chicago teacher on a Spring Break trip with her friends. Listen to their story of meeting, falling in unexpected love, and joining each other in the U.S. with the use of a K1 fiance visa. Visa Type: K1 Visa Country: Dominican Republic Would you like to be on the podcast? Please go here! Some of the music used in this episode is used under a Creative Commons license. Attribution to CC songs used: Alex / CC BY 3.0 Jeris / CC BY 3.0 djolliej / CC BY 3.0 stefsax / Read More >>
- Visa Memoirs Podcast #4 (3-3-16) Dustin & Michelle
3 Mar 2016
Singer and winner of the 2010 “Gensan Pop Idol”, a popular competition in General Santos, Philippines, Michelle Malabarbas met Dustin online while professionally singing in China. They quickly fell in love and filed for a K1 visa to be united in California. Visa Type: K1 Visa Country: Philippines Would you like to be on the podcast? Please go here!
- Visa Memoirs Podcast #3 (2-25-16) Wyatt & Cheryl
25 Feb 2016
Wyatt and Cheryl met online and hit it off when they discovered their mutual interest in current affairs and politics. After spending many hours on Skype, they decided to tie the knot and bring Cheryl over to Nevada on a CR1 visa. Visa Type: CR1 visa Country: Philippines Would you like to be on the podcast? Please go here!
- Visa Memoirs Podcast #2 (2-18-16) Alex & Michelle
18 Feb 2016
Alex & Michelle met when they were connected by a friend while Alex was doing missions work in the Philippines. Listen to their story of meeting, falling in love, marrying and moving to Nashville, Tennessee on a CR1 spousal visa. Visa Type: CR1 visa Country: Philippines Would you like to be on the podcast? Please go here!