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04Jan2019
CR1/IR1 Spousal Visa Medical Exam - What Should I Expect?

Ahmed asks, "What should I expect from the medical exam on a spousal visa?" All applicants preparing to enter the US on a CR1 spousal visa are required to complete a medical exam before the consular officer will approve it. This medical exam is at the end of the process. We recommend completing the medical [...]

03Jan2019
Is Parental Consent From My Ex Required To Petition For My Child? (K2 Visa)

What's the probability of the US Embassy requiring some sort of letter of consent from a father of a K2? The specific requirements and the form of consent expected may vary by country. Generally, if the father's name is on the birth certificate, a letter of consent will be required. If there's no father named [...]

31Dec2018
What to Expect at Port of Entry When Entering On a K1 Visa

I'm bringing my fiance and stepdaughter here next month from Dominican Republic on a K1. Should I expect any delays at the airport coming through immigration and customs? When you go through CBP, Customs and Border Protection, and you come through the port of entry, one of the officers are going to call the alien [...]

27Dec2018
Taking Advice From Family Immigration Forums

There are a couple very good, very helpful communities of self-help folks that are full of people just like you, going through this process and sharing their experiences. Sites like VisaCommunity.com or VisaJourney. To touch on VisaJourney - we have worked with their owners for years and are even an endorsed service on their site. [...]

21Dec2018
How Do I Get Approved For a B2 Tourist Visa If I Was Previously Denied?

Getting denied for a tourist visa is very common. Denial rates vary from country to country, but are public information. Just because a denial rate is high in your country doesn't mean it's impossible to get approved. It just means most people applying from that country are not qualified. There are many factors that play [...]

19Dec2018
I-751 Removal of Conditions NOA Received - What's Next?

I applied with you guys for the I-751 Removal of Conditions, and I received the I-797 notice of action a month ago. I haven't heard anything so what's the next step? As of 2019, you could probably expect delays and you may not hear anything for five to six months. The normal processing time to [...]

14Dec2018
Expect an RFE - Even If You Included It In Your Petition!

We wanted to alert all of our customers to be prepared to receive potential RFEs, or requests for evidence, even when everything in your petition is perfect. We have had numerous reports of customers receiving RFEs for items that were confirmed to have been included in their petitions, but the USCIS is requesting them anyways. [...]

07Dec2018
What Are The Most Common Reasons For Denial? (Fiancé/Spouse Visas)

What are the most common reasons for denials? The number one reason we're seeing right now is for finances. That's the affidavit of support. We used to see quite a few RFEs, but now we're actually seeing denials come in, because they do not meet the income requirements. For a fiance visa, you have to [...]

05Dec2018
What is an "InfoPass" & How Do I Schedule It?

InfoPass is a free online service that lets you schedule an appointment with a USCIS immigration officer. This may be something you want to do if you are waiting on answers from your fiance visa or spousal visa application. It’s a face-to-face meeting at your local USCIS office either in the US or outside the [...]

30Nov2018
What Does RapidVisa Even Do? 🤨🤔

Much like some extremely reputable companies in paralleling industries, such as TurboTax or LegalZoom, we’ve built state of the art cloud software that takes the pain out of the immigration process. But we offer more than just an online form simplifier. We typically help our customers for several months to a year, all for one flat fee.

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