Category: K-1 Fiancé Visa


What can a K-1 Visa Holder Legally do in the US while they wait for the EAD Card and Green Card?

Congratulations on arriving to the US on a K1 Fiance Visa!!! Hopefully, the Wedding / Marriage Ceremony was beautiful. This post will focus on the most common follow-up questions associated to the K1 Period between (1) Entry to the US on the K1 and (2) Receiving either the Green Card or Employment Authorization Document. In […]

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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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Because of COVID, I can’t see my Fiance and start the K1 Visa Process

This is probably the most common statement among K1 Visa Applicants that DO NOT meet the Physical Meeting Requirement of the I-129F Petition. Many US Citizens believe that COVID has still “closed” the world as it did back in 2020. However, throughout 2021, most of the world “reopened”: airports reopened permitting travel, plane ticket pricing […]

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¿Es la visa de prometido K1 una visa de inmigrante o no inmigrante?

[Read this post in English] Constantemente, la gente dice que un amigo o familiar recibió una entrevista para la visa rápidamente en la Embajada o el Consulado de los Estados Unidos. Esta publicación de blog discutirá las diferencias entre las categorías de visa: inmigrante y no inmigrante y, con suerte, aclarará muchos de los malentendidos […]

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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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