Archive for the ‘K-1 Fiance Visa’ Category

Here you will find frequently updated information about K-1 Visas and immigrating to the United States to join your fiance. Don’t forget to visit our K1 Visa Overview page if you haven’t already.

19Jul2021

7 Tips for Getting Your K-1 Visa Approved

Gain an advantage when applying for your fiancé visa It’s true: most people who apply for a K-1 visa are successful. In fact, according to statistical reports published by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), about 74% of fiancé(e) visas were approved in 2020. Nonetheless, it’s totally understandable if you’re worried about the final outcome […]

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28Jun2021

Immigration FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about green cards and the U.S. immigration system Green Card and Immigration Basics What is a green card? A “green card,” issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), provides proof of lawful permanent resident status, with authorization to live and work anywhere in the United States. Most green cards […]

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25Jun2021

The K-1 Visa, Explained

Information about wait times, costs, and requirements for a fiancé(e) visa What Is a K-1 Visa? A K-1 visa — also called a fiancé visa — allows the engaged partner of a U.S. citizen to enter the United States, as long as the couple gets married no more than 90 days later. The newly married […]

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16Jun2021

Form I-134, Explained

Understanding the affidavit of support promising financial help for a visa applicant What is Form I-134? If you’re planning on visiting the United States on a tourist or visitor visa, or are coming to the country on a K-1 or K-2 fiancé visa, you can file Form I-134, where someone in the United States promises […]

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01Jun2021

Top 3 RFEs for the K1 Fiancé Visa in 2021

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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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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14Jun2019

Self-Employed Income & Sponsoring an Alien

As a self-employed individual or person who owns a business, it’s natural to take advantage of all the tax deductions you can to reduce your taxable income. You have every right to do it. Unfortunately, for USCIS and tax purposes, your income is basically what you pay taxes on.

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07Jun2019

Can I Travel Outside the USA While 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 country while on a K1 visa. Technically you could apply for a travel document (advance parole), but by the time you get it, your K1 visa will likely be expired anyways.

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