Archive for the ‘ K-1 Fiance Visa’ Category

24Jan2020
We Got Married While Our K1 Visa Was Pending

“My fiancee and I have decided to get married in the Philippines but we already applied for a fiancee visa. So how much paperwork is involved and are we starting over?” If you filed for a fiancee visa and you got married, you’re no longer eligible for a fiancee visa so that would require you […]

17Jan2020
K1 Visa Requirements in 2020

Not everyone will meet the K-1 visa requirements. This list is the main k-1 visa eligibility requirements, but every petition is different. USCIS and consular officers are different and some countries may have additional requirements. If you work with an immigration attorney, or a fiance visa agency, they will carefully review your situation to verify that you meet all of […]

29Aug2019
Unable to Obtain Police Clearance For K1 Fiancé Visa

“I couldn’t produce the police clearance and my case was in administrative processing because of it. In Bangladesh, they say they usually finish administrative processing in 60 days. I explained why I couldn’t produce the police clearance by letter. Is it possible to have a K1 visa without the police clearance?” Usually, administrative processing lasts […]

02Aug2019
Can I Visit My Fiancé Abroad While Her K1 Visa is Pending?

“Can my fiance come to visit me in Europe while K-1 visa is processing?” Of course, yes. In fact, you’re encouraged to visit as much as possible. For a US citizen visiting Europe, depending on the country, you likely won’t need a visa. Of course, this excludes countries like Ukraine and Russia, but most of […]

01Jul2019
What Are My Chances of Getting An RFE On My K1 Visa? (New Tool!)

We have launched a free tool which allows K1 fiance visa applicants to gauge their possible risk level of receiving an RFE, or request for evidence. RFEs are more common than ever, so knowing your risk level might help give you ideas on building up your bona fides before applying. You can go to https://rapidvisa.com/fiance-visa-rfe-o-meter/ and […]

21Jun2019
K1 Visa If We Only Met Once?

“Is it possible to get approved for a K1 visa after just one visit?” Yes. And it’s quite common. In this day in age with our global community, many K1 applicants met using online dating sites. In these cases, often times they carry on a relationship for a long period of time before meeting physically. […]

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 […]

07Jun2019
Can I Travel Outside the USA While On a K1 Visa?

Can somebody travel outside the US for a short trip if they are on a K1 visa? Unfortunately the K1 is a single-entry visa. This means once you enter through a port of entry, it is essentially useless. It does not allow you to leave the country and re-enter. It’s best to avoid leaving the […]

05Jun2019
DS-160 Now Requires Your Social Media Profiles

The online form DS-160, which is used for all nonimmigrant applicants, including K1 fiance visas, now has a new question about your social media. The question says quote “Select from the list below each social media platform you have used within the last five years. In the space next to that platform’s name, enter the […]

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