Archive for the ‘ K-1 Fiance Visa’ Category

23Oct2018
2018 Update to Adjustment of Status Process (Medical Exam)

The USCIS announced last week that effective November 1st, 2018, they will require applicants to submit form I-693 Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record that is signed by a civil surgeon no more than 60 days before filing the underlying application for immigration benefit. This applies to the adjustment of status or application to register […]

09Oct2018
What’s the Best Evidence for K1 Visa Sponsor Income?

For K1 they require 100% of the poverty level, but that does go up to 125% once you get here and apply for the adjustment of status after you get married. The best evidence is 3rd-party evidence, such as W2s, pay stubs, tax transcripts, etc. Anything that is impossible to generate yourself and is provided […]

25Sep2018
How Soon Can I Reapply After Denial? (K1 Fiance/CR1 Spousal Visa)

If your case is denied, how long will you have to wait before you can re-file? In the case of a fiance or spousal visa, it usually can take two to three months for the embassy to send your case back to the National Visa Center (NVC) and then the National Visa Center sends your […]

21Sep2018
Should I Wait To File Adjustment of Status? (K1 Fiance Visa)

My wife is here on a K1 Fiance Visa. We just got married (within the three months). But we haven’t applied for the adjustment of status, yet now her visa is expired. Could this be a problem? If you do not adjust status, your former fiance/current spouse is going to be in unlawful status. That […]

18Sep2018
We Haven’t Met Yet – How Soon Can I Get Started? (K1 Fiance Visa)

I’m going to meet my girlfriend for the first time. How soon can I start the K1 fiance visa? You can start your free account anytime. But you cannot actually file your case with the USCIS until you have physically met in person. There’s no practical way of getting around the physical meeting before filing […]

13Sep2018
Can We Use The Alien’s Assets to Meet the K1 Visa Income Requirement?

Can a K1 beneficiary add his or her assets with the petitioners assets? When it comes to meeting the income requirement for a K1 fiance visa, some people opt to utilize assets to supplement their lack of income. This question is relating to whether or not one can use the petitioning alien’s assets towards meeting […]

11Sep2018
Can I Complain to USCIS or Appeal a Denial?

Is there a way to complain to the USCIS if they do deny? There is an official appeals process and you would normally use to file an appeal. Appeals don’t overturn a decision very frequently. The types of criteria that have a great chance of appeal are if something was objectively in error on the […]

10Aug2018
Can I Apply For a K1 Visa From a Country Other Than My Own?

“I am a Filipino working in London. My fiance is an American and he wants to apply for the K1 fiancee visa while I’m in the UK, is that possible? What’s the process to apply from a country other than my home country?” This is a very common situation, especially for a lot of our […]

08Aug2018
Will Smoking Cause an Issue in My Fiance/Spousal Visa Medical Exam?

“I’m a smoker. Would that be a reason I won’t pass medical exam?” Just to clarify, if you’re the U.S. citizen, you will not have a medical exam. However, if you’re the alien, you will have a fiance visa medical exam. What they’re primarily looking for is communicable diseases and evidence of drug addiction or abuse. […]

31Jul2018
Will a Discrepancy On My Birth Certificate Be a Problem? (Fiance/Spousal Visa)

“Do you think it’s a problem when my birth certificate has a conflict? My mother’s maiden name in my birth certificate shows my dad’s surname, but my dad is not on my birth certificate?” On a fiance visa, your birth certificate is not required until the end of the process when you go to your medical […]

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