Category: K-1 Fiancé Visa


Employment Authorization Renewal Issues

Being admitted to the United States does not mean that you are permitted to work legally in the country. In fact, many nonimmigrant visa holders are not permitted to work at all, such as a B-2 visitor’s visa or people entered under visa waiver programs (VWP). Other employment-based nonimmigrant visas, such as H-1B, L-1, O, […]

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Brazilian Birth Certificate for US Immigration Purposes

[Ler Post em Português] Brazilian Birth Certificates vary in form depending on the state where it was issued and can be found at the Civil Registry (Cartório de Registro Civil das Pessoas Naturais) of the Brazilian State of Birth. However, there are two (2) versions that are acceptable for US Immigration: standard version and unabridged […]

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US Immigration Requirements: Colombia Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Police Certificates

[Leer Post en Espanol] The US Immigration Process is very strict when it comes to documentary requirements. The National Visa Center (NVC) is the leading guidance regardless if you are applying for a Green Card in the United States through the Adjustment of Status process, at the US Embassy in Bogata, or at any other […]

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K-1 Fiance Visas: Are they Banned in 2020?

This topic would be much clearer if the Executive Order was titled : “K-1 Fiance Visa Ban” “Immigrant Visa Ban” “H-1B/H2B/J1/L1 Visa Ban” “Continuation/Addition to the April 22, 2020 Executive Order” However, since there isn’t clear language, confusion has arisen. Following the June 22, 2020 Executive Order titled: Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present […]

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U.S. Citizen’s Guide to Immigrating a Japanese Spouse to the United States

There are three options to immigrating a Spouse of a US Citizen to the United States: CR-1/IR-1 Spousal Immigrant Visa Adjustment of Status K-3 Spousal Visa Lets dive into a brief understanding of the three options: CR-1/IR-1 Visa: Spousal Immigrant Visa The CR-1/IR-1 Visa is the most likely option if you married your Japanese spouse […]

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Japanese Birth Certificate for US Immigration Purposes

In Japan, the household registration document (also known as the koseki) is generally the document used as a Japanese Birth Certificate. The US Government, whether in USCIS or at a US Embassy/Consulate abroad, accepts any of the following three types of Japanese Birth Certificate: Full version of family register (Koseki Tohon/Zenbu jiko shomeisho) Short version of […]

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