Archive for the ‘ CR1 Spousal Visa’ Category

04Apr2018
Can I Use Social Security Disability (SSDI) as Income to Sponsor an Alien?

“Do Social Security Disability payments count towards the income requirement when bringing my fiance or spouse to the USA?” Income is income. Regardless of the source of the income, you can still count it and still use it. You must provide proof and evidence of income. Having said that though, if you look at the […]

14Mar2018
Can I Apply for a CR1 Spousal Visa From Outside the U.S.?
Can I Apply for a CR1 Spousal Visa From Outside the U.S.?

Blanca Rodriguez asks: “Can you complete the entire CR1 process through RapidVisa as a US citizen from outside the US? If so, will my documents be sent overseas or to my US address?” In some cases, depending on the embassy, you can file for what is called a DCF, or Direct Consular Filing. There’s a […]

17Feb2018
What NVC Documents Do I Send to My Spouse?
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My wife and I are RapidVisa customers. Our CR1 spouse petition was approved a few days ago. As a beneficiary and a RapidVisa customer, I want to know what are the documents I must send/mail to my wife for her to submit along with her civil documents on NVC. In other words, what are the missing required documents I must send […]

24Jan2018
How Do I Get My Colombian Fiancé to the USA?
How Do I Get My Colombian Fiancé to the USA?

Next question comes from John. I met a girl in Columbia last year on vacation. We’ve been building a relationship over the last year and decided we want to tie the knot. How do I get her to the United States to live with me? Well, since you said live with you, I’m not assuming […]

19Jan2018
What Benefits Does the Spousal Visa Have vs. Fiance Visa?
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First question comes from Bob. “What benefits does the spousal visa have over the fiancé visa?” Well, actually a spousal visa has quite a few benefits over a fiancé visa. First and foremost, it comes with a lawful permanent resident card, which is the Green Card. What that means is, once the alien beneficiary enters […]

10Jan2018
10 Perks Included in your Paid RapidVisa Account
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If you’re researching who should assist you with your visa green card and naturalization you may wonder just how RapidVisa is different. Hi I’m Daniel Ives assembly team manager at RapidVisa and in this video I’m going to explain how RapidVisa does much more than filling out the government forms as i go over 10 […]

28Dec2017
Which Birth Certificate Do I Submit With the I-130?
which birth certificate do I submit

Do you need a long or short form birth certificate for the I-130? And how do I know, which one I have? I have a CRBA (Consular Report of Birth Abroad). The short answer is that you need the long form. You’ll know whether it’s the long form or the short form depending on if […]

23Dec2017
USCIS & NVC Scrutiny on Self-Employed Income Earners
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We have noticed that the USCIS as well as the National Visa Center has started scrutinizing affidavit of support documents that list a petitioner or the sponsor as being self-employed and so what they want to see is now at least 6 months of bank statements. They want to see at least three years of […]

21Dec2017
Is the Fiance/Spousal Visa Interview & Exam Hard to Pass?
Is the Fiance/Spousal Visa Interview & Exam Hard to Pass?

“The interview and physical, is it hard to pass?” The short answer is no. I went to the interview with my wife and the questions were pretty straightforward. They came right out of the petition itself. The consular officer took the petition, opened it up, flipped through it page by page and took the questions […]

15Dec2017
Should the Sponsor Attend the Interview With the Alien Fiance/Spouse?
Embassy Interview

“Is it easier for your partner to be home or abroad, to get approved? Or is it hard if they are aboard?” You know, what I can tell you from personal experience is that, I went to the … I attended the interview with my wife. And to me, based on all the interviews that […]

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