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7 Common Reasons for Receiving an Adjustment of Status RFE

7 Common Reasons for Receiving an Adjustment of Status RFE

Whenever a request for evidence, or “RFE” is received, it can be a stressful part of the process. At RapidVisa, we see more RFEs at the adjustment of status phase than any other in the immigration process. Most RFEs we receive for AOS petitions are related to the financial ability of the sponsor to support the […]

Can I Adjust My Status on an Expired Visa?

One of the most common questions we get about Adjustment of Status (also known as AOS) is whether or not one can adjust their status on an expired visa. Unfortunately the government isn’t absolutely clear about each type of case. There’s even language that seems partially contradictory in the form I-485 instructions. If you have a case that […]

3 Most Common Reasons for Fiance Visa Denials

3 Most Common Reasons for Fiance Visa Denials

As we’ve said before, fiance visa denial 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. Here are some of the most common denial reasons we see out there. Reasons […]

I Received a Request for Evidence (RFE)! Now What?

I Received a Request for Evidence (RFE)! Now What?

If you file your visa petition, even if it’s done perfectly, there’s a chance you could get the dreaded “RFE”, or request for evidence. This is when an adjudicating officer requests additional evidence for your pending USCIS petition. It could be something very major, or very minor and benign. Often times, the item requested isn’t […]

CR-1 Spousal Visa Timeline [Infographic] Featured Image

CR-1 Spousal Visa Timeline [Infographic]

One of the first questions our clients ask is about the timeline… “How long does it take to get a CR-1 spousal visa?” This post is hoping to give some insight into what you could expect in terms of waiting times for each step of the process. Be advised that the times mentioned in this resource […]

expedite the fiance visa

6 Tips to Expedite Your Fiance Visa

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 faster. But there […]

3 Lawyer's Concerns About RapidVisa Debunked

3 Lawyer’s Concerns About RapidVisa Debunked

There are a few different paths to get your family based immigration needs met. In fact, we made an infographic about just this comparison decision. One choice that people often unnecessarily opt for is hiring an ‘immigration attorney’. Attorneys are great, and have a very important role in society. In fact, we have our own. But, unless […]

How Does The Ebola Outbreak Affect US Immigration?

How Does The Ebola Outbreak Affect US Immigration?

Ebola has caused quite the scare in recent weeks, with several cases being reported in the United States, with the most recent victim being in New York City. The situation is serious, with over 4,800 deaths to date. If you’re in any of the key affected areas of Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone or Nigeria, you may be wondering if […]

Can I use a tourist visa for marriage?

Can I Use a Tourist Visa to Get Married in the US?

Gray areas aren’t generally the government’s forte. It is legal to enter the U.S. on a tourist visa, travel visa or the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and get married to a U.S. citizen.  It is also legal to adjust your status after getting married. However, the condition of a tourist visa, travel visa and the […]

25 things to get denied

25 Things That Will Get Your Fiance or Spousal Visa Denied

Be aware that while the majority of fiance visas are approved, there are some things that can give you a much higher chance of denial. The good thing for you, is RapidVisa has an excellent record of avoiding denials, over 99%. If you’re thinking about doing this on your own, consider these things that can […]