Category: Consular Processing


I-864: Self Employment and Business Ownership

Self-Employment and Business Ownership are most commonly one of the MOST difficult types of income to prove to USCIS. Why is that? Well, there are three reasons: First: USCIS Officers have generally never been (1) Business owners or (2) Tax experts. Second: Business and Self Employment do not generally get paid by the hour or […]

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Canadian Divorce Decree for US Immigration Purposes

The US Government accepts two versions of a Canadian Divorce Decree: Original / Court-Certified copy of the Final Divorce Decree from the Court where the divorce took place Form 36B: Certificate of Divorce (Example found here: http://ontariocourtforms.on.ca/static/media/uploads/courtforms/family/36b/flr-36b-e.pdf) A good practice is to acquire and provide BOTH versions of the Divorce Decree, as the Certified Court […]

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Canada Police Certificate: US Visa Document Requirement

The Canada / Canadian Police Certificate is a requirement for a number of US Visas, most importantly to include: K1 Fiance Visa K3 Spousal Visa CR1 Conditional Resident (Spousal) Visa IR1 Immediate Relative (Spousal) Visa IR5 Immediate Relative (Parental) Visa The Police Certificate is similar to an FBI Fingerprint Check within the United States. Where […]

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US Citizen’s Guide to Immigrating a Portuguese Spouse or Fiance

This post will discuss two types of Immigrant Visas available for a Portuguese Spouse or Fiance: CR-1/IR-1 Spousal (Immigrant) Visa K-1 Fiance (Immigrant) Visa This Post will not cover the K-3 Immigrant Visa because the K3 Visa has a very low (and very unknown) approval rating (less than a dozen worldwide). A Historical Analysis of […]

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Requisitos de inmigración de EE. UU .: Certificados de nacimiento, matrimonio, divorcio y policías en Colombia

[Read Post in English] El proceso de inmigración de los Estados Unidos es muy estricto en lo que respecta a los requisitos de documentación. El Centro Nacional de Visas (NVC) es la guía líder sin importar si está solicitando una Tarjeta Verde en los Estados Unidos a través del proceso de Ajuste de Estatus, en […]

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US Citizen’s Guide to Immigrating a South Korean Spouse or Fiance

This post will discuss two types of Immigrant Visas available for a South Korean Spouse or Fiance: CR-1/IR-1 Spousal (Immigrant) Visa K-1 Fiance (Immigrant) Visa This Post will not cover the K-3 Immigrant Visa, due to the low approval rating (i.e. less than a dozen worldwide). A Related Post can be found here. In order […]

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