Archive for the ‘ IR-5 Parent Visa’ Category

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 […]

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How Long Does It Take To Process a Parent Visa From India?

“How long does it take to get my parents a green card from India?” This question is referring to what is called an IR-5 parent visa. Right now, those processing times are similar to the spousal visa. You’re probably looking at anywhere from seven to nine months on average. Again, that’s just an estimate. It could […]

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USCIS & NVC Scrutiny on Self-Employed Income Earners

Okay actually yeah, we get this one quite a bit. 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-employeed and so what they wanna see is now at least 6 months of bank statements, […]

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How Do I Qualify For the RapidVisa Payment Plan

How do I qualify for your payment plan? Excellent question. Everybody qualifies. If you have a debit card, or a credit card, you can make the first payment, you qualify. Now, just to set your expectations. We do not write the check for the filing fee until after the third payment is processed, providing there’s […]

Announcing RapidVisa Payment Plans

Announcing RapidVisa Payment Plans

Over the years our customers have, through feedback, helped us improve and build upon the services we offer. This one comes after countless requests from customers having a hard time gathering up the fees to begin the process of their visa. We’re pleased to announce we now offer a payment plan for the K1 visa, CR1 […]

How to Bring Your Parents From India to the USA

How to Bring Your Parents From India to the USA

In 2013, US citizens of Indian descent successfully petitioned for 6,467 parent visas from India. If you’re a US citizen over the age of 21, and you want to bring your parents over to the USA, you can, with an IR-5 parent visa. Green card holders aren’t eligible to petition for their parents only US citizens. So if you’re a […]

3 Lawyer's Concerns About RapidVisa Debunked

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. In fact, we have our own. But, unless […]

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NVC No Longer Requires Original Civil Documents

Great news for all immigrant visa applicants! As of November 12, 2014, the National Visa Center announced it will no longer be collecting original civil documents in support of immigrant visa applications. So now, instead of having to send your original birth, marriage and police certificates, you can send photocopies. This doesn’t include the original Affidavit of Support which […]