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Can I Use a Joint Sponsor For a K1 Visa If I Have No Job?

Can I apply for a fiance visa even if I don’t have a job, as long as I have a joint sponsor? You can certainly apply for a K1 fiance visa if you are currently unemployed. Please note that some U.S. Embassies may not accept joint sponsors for the K-1 fiance visa (e.g. U.S. Embassy, […]

Getting Married on a Tourist Visa Then Adjusting Status vs. Spouse Visa

My fiance from China now has a B1/B2 visa, which is a tourist visa. Is it possible to wed in the States and then file for the spousal visa? Yes, you can get married in the US while on a tourist visa. It happens all the time, and doesn’t always have anything to do with […]

Do I Need a Police Clearance From Every Country I Lived In?

We are currently processing our spousal visa application. I have worked in Saudi Arabia, and UAE. Do I need to get police clearances from these locations? The answer is yes. You will need police clearances or police certificates from every country that you have worked or lived in since age 16. There are some exceptions […]

Can RapidVisa Help if I Have an Approved I-130?

Can RapidVisa help those who already filed I-130 and received their approval notice. Absolutely. We receive calls every day requesting assistance for the National Visa Center stage and the embassy stage, and we help such cases all the time. When you get into the National Visa Center stage and the embassy stage, it gets a […]

Can I Sponsor My Alien Spouse If My Roommate is on Social Security?

Can I sponsor my husband if my housemate gets social security benefits at my address? Yes, certainly, if your housemate is not a dependent. It’s not uncommon to have multiple households living in one house. The “household” refers to all people depending on the same financial means, usually indicated by if you file taxes together. […]

What’s the Purpose of Administrative Processing?

I’m from Pakistan. After the interview at the Embassy, my case went into administrative processing for three months. What is really the purpose of the administrative process and why is it taking so long? Administrative processing is a way for the consular officer to say that they do not have enough information available or enough […]

Can A K1 Visa Recipient Work & Travel Before Green Card is Issued?

Does a fiancé visa applicant (now spouse) waiting on a green card have the ability to travel or work before the green card is granted? If you filed Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, and Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, along with Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, you should […]

USCIS Strengthens Guidance on Spousal Petitions Involving Minors

The USCIS announced on February 15th that it’s publishing guidance for it’s officers to consider when adjudicating spousal petitions involving minors. The guidance published is an update to the Adjudicator’s Field Manual. It clarifies age requirements for a petitioner filing an affidavit of support for a spouse in conjunction with concurrently filing the I-485 and […]

Fiance Visa With a 49-Year Age Gap

My fiance is 76 and I’m 27 but our relationship’s real, I’m worried, what should I do? Age gaps are really common. In fact, they are the rule rather than the exception. For whatever reason in these types of visas, we almost always see an age gap that would be larger than maybe what you […]

Does Calling the USCIS Help Speed Up the Process?

In short, no, calling the USCIS will not speed up the process. It’s best if you just check the status online. You can go to the USCIS website, enter in your USCIS case number and you can obtain the case status right online. Just calling in to the USCIS is probably just going to make […]

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