Petition for Alien Fiancé (Form I-129F)

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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 →

What is a K-1 visa?

The K-1 fiancé visa is for the foreign national fiancé of a U.S. citizen to travel to the United States for the purpose of marriage to the U.S. citizen. Although the K-1 is classified as a nonimmigrant visa it’s generally used for immigration purposes. 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 →

What is a K-3 visa?

The K-3 visa is for the foreign spouse of a U.S. citizen. It was designed to shorten the physical separation between the foreign national and his or her U.S. citizen spouse. Continue reading →