U.S Immigration Laws allow fiances of US citizens come to get married and get green cards.
For your fiance to be eligible for the K-1 Visa, you must show that
- You are a U.S. citizen.
- You intend to marry within 90 days of your fiancé(e) entering the United States.
- You and your fiancé(e) are both free to marry and any previous marriages must have been legally terminated by divorce, death, or annulment.
- You met each other, in person, at least once within 2 years of filing your petition.
- The U.S. citizen fiancé must meet certain income requirements
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Here are the steps that Skylex lawyers can help you complete to get your fiance the K-1 visa!
Step 1 : File Form I-129F with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ( USCIS). Document’s will be prepared to prove the validity of the relationship.
Step 2 : Form DS-160 . The sponsored fiancé must complete the State Department’s online DS-160 form (technically called the “Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application”). This is the actual K-1 visa application
Step 3 : Interview. The visa interview takes place at the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate in the sponsored fiancé’s home country
Step 4 : Arrival and Marriage within 90 days.
Step 5 : Once married, the couple can apply for a marriage based green card to establish permanent residence.
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