Page 11 of 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.


How to Bring Your Partner’s Children to the U.S. from the Philippines

U.S. citizens may petition their fiance or spouse to join them in the United States. In many cases, the fiance or spouse may have children that wish to accompany or “follow-to-join” them. If the child(ren) is unmarried and young enough, they may qualify to join or follow-to-join.

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Alternatives to Meeting the Visa Income Requirement

In order to sponsor an alien for a non-immigrant visa, an immigrant visa, or a green card through marriage, you will need to meet certain income requirements. The government wants to make sure the alien doesn’t have a high likelihood of becoming a ward of the state.

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How to Prove a “Bona Fide” Relationship

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services believes that a large portion of marriage-based visa applications are fraudulent, and applied for only to circumvent the immigration process. Because of this, it’s a top priority of theirs to uncover these bogus relationships. One of the main requirements of the K1 visa is to prove that you have a bona fide relationship with your alien fiance.

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3 Most Common Reasons for K-1 Fiancé Visa Denials

As we've said before, K-1 fiance visa denial rates are very low -- even lower if you hire RapidVisa to help. About 95% of all applications are approved, whereas 99.7% of RapidVisa's customers are approved. Denials are few and far between. But they do happen. What Reasons Would Get a K-1 Visa Denied? Here are […]

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Traveling to Meet Your Fiancée For the First Time

So you met yourself a girl (or guy) online and have been carrying on an online relationship for a while now. You are now engaged. The main problem for you is that she (or he) is in a foreign country and long distance won’t work forever. If you haven’t discovered it yet, you’ll need to meet your fiance in person if you want to qualify for the K-1 visa.

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What To Do If Your K-1 Fiancé Visa Is Denied

Although the approval rate for K-1 fiance visas is high, there are times that it goes wrong. There are many reasons a fiance visa can be denied at the very end of the process. Some reasons are obscure, and some are more common. Often times no reason is given right away, or the reason is generalized to a matter of not being able to prove a “bona fide” relationship.

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What’s the Difference Between a Fiancé Visa and a Spousal Visa?

If you are not quite sure which visa you should apply for for to bring your loved one to the USA, this post should give insight to all the differences and pros and cons of each. If you are not yet married, you will want to put some thought into both options before making wedding arrangements. If you’re already married, the spousal visa is your only option as the K1 fiancé visa only applies to unmarried, engaged couples.

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5 Tips for a Successful K-1 Fiance Visa Embassy Interview

The embassy interview is the final step in the fiancee visa application process. The applicant will need to meet face-to-face with a consular officer, usually at the US Embassy located in the applicant’s home country. The interview generally lasts 15 to 30 minutes and consists of between 5 and 10 questions. The focus of the questions is for the consular officer to determine if your relationship is bona fide.

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Should I Marry my British Fiance in the UK or the US?

If you are reading this, chances are you are an American who fell in love with a Brit, or a Brit who fell in love with an American. This post will focus on couples who plan to get married and settle in the United States, and wish for the British citizen to obtain permanent residency in the US with a green card. If you are looking to settle in the UK, you will need to contact a UK based attorney.

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6 Tips to Expedite Your Fiance Visa

Make progress today We know you're very excited to be with your fiancee, so we've put together some tips for you to push the K-1 fiance visa process along faster. For more information about how long to expect the process to take, check out this page. Be advised that nobody can make the government move […]

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