Petition for Alien Fiancé (Form I-129F)
What is an International Marriage Broker?
The term “International Marriage Broker” (IMB) refers to a for-profit business or dating website whose primary business model is to introduce U.S. citizens with foreign nationals for the purpose of marriage. Relationships which originate through an international marriage broker are highly scrutinized by U.S. immigration officials.… Continue Reading →
How much does a K-1 visa cost?
Our analysis of the total K-1 visa cost includes fees for the I-129F petition, visa application, medical exam, adjustment of status and other incidentals.… Continue Reading →
How long does it take to get a fiancé visa?
The K-1 fiancé visa may be granted to the foreign fiancé of a U.S. citizen, allowing that individual to enter the United States for the purpose of marriage.… Continue Reading →
What are the K-1 visa income requirements?
Before the U.S. embassy or consulate will grant a K-1 visa to a foreign national, the U.S. citizen petitioner must prove that he or she can meet the K-1 visa income requirements. … Continue Reading →
How long will the I-129F petition be valid?
Once U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approves Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé, its valid for a period of four months. This period of validity is different than the term of the K-1 visa which is only valid for a period of 90 days.… Continue Reading →
Do you have a sample K-1 declaration?
When filing Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé, for a K-1 visa, it’s necessary to provide proof there’s a bona fide relationship that’s led to the prospect of marriage. A K-1 declaration can fulfill that requirement.… Continue Reading →
Can my fiancé come to the U.S. on a B-1/B-2 visa for marriage?
A fiancé using a B-1/B-2 visa to come to the United States for marriage may end up creating long-term immigration problems. The K-1 fiancé visa was specifically created for this purpose.… Continue Reading →
What evidence should I submit with Form I-129F?
In addition to the recommended K-1 declaration, there are several supporting documents and evidence to submit with Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé, when requesting a K-1 visa. … Continue Reading →
Do you have a sample I-129F cover letter?
You are not required to use a cover letter when filing Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé. However, an I-129F cover letter can be helpful…Continue Reading →
How do I get a police certificate for my K-1 application?
All K-1 visa applicants must provide a police certificate for each country where they lived for a period of six months or more. Follow these steps to identify the countries and request a police certificate.… Continue Reading →
I have a K-1 visa. How do I apply for a green card?
To apply for a green card on the basis of a K1 visa entry, it’s very important that you marry your U.S. citizen fiancé within 90 days of entering the United States and submit a carefully prepared I-485 adjustment of status package.… Continue Reading →