Category: K-1 Fiancé Visa


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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IMBRA: International Marriage Broker Regulation Action and the K-1 Visa Process

In every K1 fiancée visa process, the foreign fiancé, while completing their recent application, must acknowledge that they have reviewed and understand the IMBRA pamphlet. A link to the pamphlet can be found here: English IMBRA Pamphlet The pamphlet is also available in other languages: Arabic (PDF – 137 KB) Chinese (PDF – 212 KB) Español (PDF – […]

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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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US Consulate Immigrant Visa Instructions: Africa

Below is a list of US Consulates and Embassies across Africa that provide Immigrant Visas. The Instruction links should be the most up-to-date version of the Immigrant Interview instructions since they are webpages and the US Government has moved away from PDF Versions being the only form of Instruction, which has a high tendency of […]

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Can you send Unsolicited Evidence to a USCIS Immigration Filing, like the I-130, I-129F, I-485, and I-751?

Immigration can be confusing, and many people realize that they may have forgotten to send something or many things to USCIS with their filing. Now, the question for this post can also be titled: Do I need to wait for an RFE to send in documents? Can I send additional documents to USCIS without an […]

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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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