Archive for the ‘ CR1 Spousal Visa’ Category

27Apr2018
Tourist Visa Denied! Will it Hurt My Spousal Visa Chances?

  Abigail asks, “I got declined for a tourist visa. What are my chances of a spousal visa?” I would say that doesn’t affect your spousal visa at all because a lot of people get denied for tourist visas, especially if they have a spouse in the US. It’s a very common question and it’s […]

12Apr2018
What Should Me & My Fiancé Do to Prepare Ahead of Time? (Fiancé/Spousal Visa Prep.)

Irish on Instagram asks, “My fiancé is from the UK. We plan on getting married in October. Is there something we should do beforehand?” Excellent question. A lot of customers call and ask what they can do to prepare for a particular Visa type. And if you’re getting married over in the UK, the primary […]

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 […]

02Apr2018
Direct Consular Filing in China – Faster or Better?

We have a question from Yan, and she asks: “Is it faster or better to file my IR1 spousal visa directly with the embassy in China, or by mailing it off to the USCIS?” Because direct consular filing bypasses the USCIS and National Visa Center, the process can be quicker than the normal inquiry process. […]

28Mar2018
Should I Bring My Letter of Intent to the Interview?

Zen asks, “Do we still need to bring a letter of intent to the interview?” What we recommend is that you take an entire copy of your petition to the interview. It’s not always required. They may not ask for the documents. The reason to take it with you is the letter of intent is […]

14Mar2018
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 […]

08Mar2018
Does Not Living With My Spouse Hurt My Chances for a CR1 Spousal Visa?

Mary Jean asks, “My fiance lives in Egypt. If we get married in Egypt and then immediately return home, will that reduce the chances for a CR1 Visa approval? I heard that if we don’t live together as a couple before I apply, that will damage our chances.” To answer this, you don’t really have to […]

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 […]

26Jan2018
Should I Wait to Get NVC Number to Send My Affidavit of Support?
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Okay Rodney says: “I have a paid RapidVisa’s account. Customer service is great has answered all my questions, I was going to ask today regarding the AOS that’s adjustment status. Should I send it now or wait until I get the NVC number? ” Okay I’m gonna assume by AOS you mean affidavit of support […]

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

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