Archive for the ‘ K-1 Fiance Visa’ Category

25Oct2018
Which crimes are affected by IMBRA? What does this mean for me?

IMBRA mandates that if a petitioner has a record of certain violent or sexual crimes, they are immediately disqualified from petitioning for a fiance visa. Exceptions to these statutes require a waiver. Waivers are often denied. IMBRA provides that a petitioner for a K nonimmigrant visa for an alien fiancé(e) (K-1) or alien spouse (K-3) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

26Jul2018
Will a Pregnant Fiancé Expedite My K1 Visa?

This is a question we get frequently. The fact that you are pregnant with the child of a US citizen while you’re awaiting a K1 visa doesn’t have any affect on your visa’s timeline or process. The fact that you are having a child together may help in terms of evidence that your relationship is […]

19Jul2018
Top 3 RFEs for the K1 Fiancé Visa in 2021
Top 3 K1 Fiance Visa RFE

There are different departments involved with the processing of a non-immigrant K-1 fiance visa. There are different types of requests for evidence (RFE) generally issued by department. Top 3 RFEs at the USCIS Proof that intent to marry was genuine. Proof of meeting in person within two years of filing their petition. Proof that all […]

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