Archive for the ‘ CR1 Spousal Visa’ Category

27Nov2019
Expediting a Spousal Visa (Form I-130) While in the Military

We’re just about to send our 130 Petition. My husband is in active duty military. We want to expedite the process as he will be leaving for his next duty station in the U.S. on December. Do we need to put the expedite letter in the petition package when we send it, or wait for […]

01Nov2019
Trump’s New Spousal Visa Health Insurance Requirement Starts November 3

President Trump issued a proclamation, requiring all immigrant visa applicants to show proof that they will be covered by health insurance. This situation is subject to change quickly, but at the time of this recording, this is the best information we have. As of November 3, during your immigrant visa interview, you will be required […]

23Aug2019
When Will a CR1 Visa Recipient Receive Their Green Card?

“My wife just got here on a CR-1 visa. How long would it take her to get her green card?” Normally, the USCIS will send the green card within two to four weeks. So, she should be able to get her green card within that time frame, unless you move to another address. Usually, it […]

05Aug2019
What Happens After My I-130 is Approved?

“My I-130 is approved, what is the next step? How will they contact me? I am the beneficiary.” Once your I-130 is approved for a spousal visa, the USCIS is going to send it on to the National Visa Center. Once they receive it, they will send you an email that contains an invoice for […]

17Jun2019
Does My Past Drug Abuse & Rehab History Affect K1 & CR1 Visas?

Visa Applicants If an applicant has drug problems, it could be an issue during the medical exam. One of the things the medical exam is looking for is evidence of drug abuse or addiction. If the drug abuse was in the distant past and there is no recent issue with it, you are more likely […]

14Jun2019
Self-Employed Income & Sponsoring an Alien

“I have my own business but deducted a lot last year, due to the new addition to my business, so it looks like I didn’t make enough money. But I’ve got bank statements this year, and I’ve made enough money. Will it be okay to be a co-sponsor?” As a self-employed individual or person who […]

23May2019
I Was Recently Hired. Do I Still Need Tax Returns? (Immigration)

“I just started working… I can’t provide my last year’s taxes, only an employment letter and an estimated annual salary. Is it enough for my affidavit of support?” You are required to provide your most recent tax returns (ideally transcripts). If you didn’t file taxes, you’ll need to provide at least evidence that you are […]

20May2019
Do Visits After Getting Married Help Spousal Visa Chances?

“Does the USCIS take into account the visits between partners after getting married?” Absolutely. They take everything into account when you’re looking at establishing a bona fide or legitimate relationship. The more visits you have, the better. It’s also a good time to co-mingle finances if you haven’t already. Having children together is also great […]

17May2019
The NVC is Taking Forever! What Can I Do?

“We applied and were approved through the USCIS back in March, but I’ve heard nothing from the NVC yet.” From our experience, once you get the approval you should be getting the instructions after you receive the NOA2, which is a Notice of Action indicating approval of your application. But if you have not heard […]

15May2019
Tax Returns vs. Tax Transcripts – Which is Better Income Proof?

“Are tax transcripts showing income better than tax returns to submit proof of income?” IRS tax transcripts are better proof of income because providing you tax return alone does not actually prove that they’ve been filed with the IRS or that you paid any taxes. Anyone can fill out a 1040 in 5 minutes online. So […]

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