Page 9 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.


Will a Felony Give Me Trouble With My K1 Fiance Visa?

We’ve got a question coming in from Harvey, “I have a felony from over 10 years ago. What are my chances of getting my fiance approved for a K1 fiance VISA?” Well, without knowing what the felony conviction is, that’s difficult to say.

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K1 Fiancé Visa – Large Age Gap From Nigeria

We got a question from Darnique. “My boyfriend from Nigeria is quite a bit younger than me. Can we get a K1 fiancé visa?” Absolutely. We’ve already touched on this same, basically same question before. There’s no reason why you shouldn’t get approved, but if you’re asking about the age difference, we have seen some concerns from Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco, basically several countries in Africa.

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Will Not Filing Taxes Be an Issue For My K1 Fiancé Visa

My husband has lived with me in Indonesia for three years and hasn’t filed taxes. Is that a problem for my K1? Well, you have to have filed your taxes if he was legally required to file taxes, and we’re not tax experts, but being outside the United States does not mean you don’t have to file taxes.

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Does Getting Denied for a B1/B2 Visitor Tourist Visa Hurt My Chances for a K-1 Fiancé Visa?

Next question is from Caitlin Hanson. My foreign boyfriend has tried three times for a tourist visa to America and was denied three times because he didn’t have strong ties to his home country. Does it hurt his chances of getting a K1 visa if we’ve recently in the past tried for tourist visas?

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How Much of an Age Difference is Too Much For a K1 Fiancé Visa?

Okay, we’ve got a question coming up here from Arden, “What’s considered too big of an age difference for a fiance visa? My fiance is 20 years younger than me. Is that going to give me problems getting an approval for the visa?”

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Can Same Sex Partners Get a K1 Fiancé Visa?

Nino asks, “Can same-sex partners get a fiance visa? What is the process?” Yes, to answer your question, absolutely. It used to be state by state, and you had to say that you were gonna get married in a specific state. But when the Supreme Court made it legal everywhere in the United States that same-sex partners can get married, so male/male, female/female, yeah.

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Can Skype Replace Meeting in Person to Prove a Bona Fide Relationship?

My fiance and I have spent countless hours on Skype but have yet to meet in person. Can Skype logs go to proving our relationship is bona fide? Absolutely but you can submit any kind of evidence. They have some guidelines on evidence but there's not an exact punch list where they say, "You've got […]

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Can I Expedite My K1 Fiancé Visa if I’m in the Military?

So, question number two. Ejay is asking, “Hello, I have a fiancee in the Philippines. I want to file a fiancee visa for her. I’m serving in the U.S. Army. Is there any way to make it faster since I’m in the military? Similar to what we talked about expediting. You can apply, yes.

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Can I Use My Tourist Visa While My K1 Fiancé Visa is Awaiting Approval?

Okay, I think there was another question.

Okay, here we go. All right, so Jerry’s asking, “My fiance has a tourist visa, and I want to know if there’s an issue for traveling to the U.S. on a tourist visa, now that we have applied for a K1 fiance visa.”

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Converting to Islam in the Philippines to Legally Divorce

So, the next bit of news, this has been a topic for a while, and something that we started to see a lot of denials for at the beginning of the year. Since we do a lot of business with the Philippines with fiance visas and spousal visas, Philippines is one of the few countries in the world, to give you a little bit of history, that it’s really hard to get a divorce, especially if you marry in a Catholic church.

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