Page 5 of the ‘Adjustment of Status’ Category

Adjusting your status as an immigrant to the United States is an important process. Here you’ll find all of the information you need to navigate your immigration journey. Have you read our Adjustment of Status Overview yet?

13Jul2015

What if We Don’t Marry Within 90 Days on a Fiancé Visa?

Make progress today The K1 visa is valid for 90 days from the time the alien enters the U.S. That means, you're expected to fulfill the visa's purpose of getting married within this time frame. But, what if you don't? This is a common question we get that can add a lot of stress to anyone's […]

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08May2015

Can I Adjust My Status on an Expired Visa?

One of the most common questions we get about Adjustment of Status (also known as AOS) is whether or not one can adjust their status on an expired visa. Unfortunately the government isn’t absolutely clear about each type of case. There’s even language that seems partially contradictory in the form I-485 instructions.

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22Apr2015

Alternatives to Meeting the Visa Income Requirement

In order to sponsor an alien for a non-immigrant visa, an immigrant visa, or a green card through marriage, you will need to meet certain income requirements. The government wants to make sure the alien doesn’t have a high likelihood of becoming a ward of the state.

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11Feb2015

Can I Adjust My Status if I Get Married in the USA?

If you enter the US on a non-immigrant visa, then decide to get married, you may want to stay in the US with your new spouse. The problem is, you entered as a non-immigrant. That means when you applied for your visa, you did so under the pretense that you did not intend to stay. The proper procedure to take from here is to adjust your status from a non-immigrant to immigrant status.

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30Jan2015

Should I Marry my British Fiance in the UK or the US?

If you are reading this, chances are you are an American who fell in love with a Brit, or a Brit who fell in love with an American. This post will focus on couples who plan to get married and settle in the United States, and wish for the British citizen to obtain permanent residency in the US with a green card. If you are looking to settle in the UK, you will need to contact a UK based attorney.

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02Dec2014

3 Lawyer’s Concerns About RapidVisa Debunked

There are a few different paths to get your family based immigration needs met. In fact, we made an infographic about just this comparison decision. One choice that people often unnecessarily opt for is hiring an ‘immigration attorney’. Attorneys are great, and have a very important role in society.

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23Oct2014

Can I Use a Tourist Visa to Get Married in the US?

It is legal to enter the U.S. on a tourist visa, travel visa or the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and get married to a U.S. citizen. It is also legal to adjust your status after getting married. However, the condition of a tourist visa, travel visa and the VWP is a sworn promise that the person using this visa only plans to visit the United States and not immigrate here.

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16Oct2014

5 Reasons You Need Your Green Card

If you've entered the country on a visa, or on visa waiver, and plan on spending building a life here with your family, you will need to adjust your status from a non-immigrant to an immigrant. When you adjust your status, you'll receive your permanent residence card, otherwise known as the "green card". Why is it even important […]

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25Apr2014

Medical Exam Not Usually Required for Adjustment of Status From K-1 Fiancee Visa

Medical examinations are not normally required for Adjustment of Status if the applicant received a medical examination prior to admission as a K nonimmigrant. There are many different sources to look up this information. I have provided a few sources below.

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08Apr2013

USCIS Field Offices Will Require Individuals to Submit Biometric Data

Starting on Monday May 6 2013 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will Require Individuals to Submit Biometric Data when appearing at USCIS offices. The USCIS will implement a program called Customer Identity Verification (CIV) in its field offices that will now be require individuals to submit fingerprints and photographs when appearing at USCIS offices […]

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