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[2017 updates] Review 3 ways to get Vietnam Visa

Enriched in vibrant culture, exotic scents and fragrant flavors; Vietnam is a country of ineffable beauty. To discover this amazing land, foreigners should get a Vietnam Visa. This article will give you the brief but detailed review about 3 current available options to obtain a Vietnam Visa. APPLYING VIETNAM VISA THROUGH EMBASSY Process to apply […]

Converting to Islam to “Legally” Divorce in the Philippines

The Philippines is the only country other than the Vatican that outlaws divorce. That’s why it’s no surprise that so many of our customers are surprised to find out that their Filipina fiance cannot qualify for a K1 fiance visa and be with them in the United States due to a previous unresolved marriage. While […]

Guest Post: How I Met Michell (2 of 2)

Ned Kelly moved to the Philippines in 2013. While there, he has broken his back, become an expert on tropical bacteria and survived back-to-back weeks of sweating through his t-shirt by 9 AM. Amidst these minor little tragedies, he fell into a relationship with his fiancé, Michell. What follows is the second part of an […]

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Green Card Scams

This page addresses why green card scams are so prevalent and how to avoid them. Many First World nationals have a tendency to take their citizenship for granted. That is, we sometimes forget just how fortunate we are to be part of the 8% of the world’s population that was born into a developed “First […]

Guest Post: How I Met Michell (1 of 2)

Ned Kelly has lived in the Philippines for three and a half years. While there, he co-authored a book on living in the Philippines for those thinking of retiring, working or studying in that distant archipelago. Here’s an excerpt on how he met his fiancé, Michell. Five years ago, I suddenly decided that I was […]

Income Requirements for Fiancé (K1) and Spousal (CR1) Visas

Whether you are looking to sponsor a fiance (K1) or spousal visa (CR1), keep in mind that specific visa income requirements are required by the USCIS. These financial requisites are in place to ensure that the sponsored foreign national does not become a “public charge” – that is, to make sure that they are not […]

All About Trump’s Travel Ban Executive Order

This post is regarding President Trump’s January 27, 2017 Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry in the United States“ In order to proactively address inquiries regarding President Trump’s travel ban, RapidVisa offers the following:                                              What It Is The travel ban bars entry to the United States for citizens of seven predominantly […]

USCIS Fee Increases Coming

Today, the USCIS announced the specific fee increases that are coming in December. The last time these fees increased was in 2010, so it’s been a long time coming. The new increased fees will take effect on December 23, 2016. Any forms they receive that are postmarked on or before that day will be charged […]

Divorce & Annulment Basics by Country

If you are applying for a K1 visa or CR1 visa, you will need to prove that any of the petitioner’s and alien’s previous marriages have been legally terminated through annulment or divorce. All documents must be certified by the appropriate civil authorities.

Visa Memoirs Podcast #8 (3-31-16) Noelle & Ibrar

Originally from Pakistan, Ibrar was working in IT in Dubai. Noelle was working in government contracts and met Ibrar online. Noelle and her child traveled to Dubai during Christmas time and were culture shocked to see some Europeans riding camels in a Speedo. After spending quite a bit of time together, they decided to get hitched and start a life […]