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USCIS Backlogs – How Your Congressional Representative May Help

By Admin / January 25, 2023 /

Recently, USCIS issued its progress report for 2022 and they’ve discussed the issue of backlogs. Obviously, there are many factors that went into why we have such a backlog. The time frames that we see with USCIS currently that have to do with COVID, global conditions such as the war in Ukraine and even Afghanistan.…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Use An Immigration Attorney, Such as Immigration for Couples

By Admin / January 25, 2023 /

1. Attorneys understand the immigration process Here at Immigration for Couples, we help couples navigate the immigration process. From step one, an attorney can help you obviously understand the nuances of the immigration process. We see tons of clients who during initial consults have questions even over the forms, much less the 200 to 300-page…

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I-601A Processing Times (2023)

By Admin / January 25, 2023 /

Are you wondering why provisional waivers are currently taking three to four years for immigration to make a decision? Wait times have increased by 600% since the provisional waiver program or application was released which was in 2013. It used to take only six to eight months to get a decision and now, we’re looking…

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Proposed Fee Increases and Consulate in Cuba

By Admin / January 25, 2023 /

You may have heard about the proposed rule changes, mostly with regard to filing fees for USCIS. That came out January 4th of this year and any proposed fee increases or rule changes first come out as a proposal for a notice-and-comment period so the public knows that these things are coming or being thought…

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What Evidence You MUST Include – K1 Visa

By Admin / January 23, 2023 /

What are the top three pieces or types of evidence that you should include with your fiancé visa application to give you the best chance of winning your case? When they’re starting out on their immigration journey, a lot of couples want to know what are the documents that they need to provide. While the…

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Taxes and Immigration 2023 – What are Your Questions?

By Admin / January 12, 2023 /

At the start of every year, it’s tax filing season time and how does that impact individuals who are going through an immigration process? It is a really important thing to be aware of to make sure you’re filing on time and there are a lot of intersections between tax filing and immigration that you…

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Are Engagement Rings Required? K1 Visa

By Admin / January 10, 2023 /

Are you wondering if engagement rings or wedding rings are required by immigration? Hi, I’m Attorney Megan Pastrana of Immigration for Couples and my firm is dedicated exclusively to assisting couples across the nation and across the world in navigating the US immigration process. We receive this question a lot recently from our clients who…

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When Should I Start My Immigration Case?

By Admin / January 10, 2023 /

When should you start your immigration case? When should you file your immigration case? If you have a relationship and if you’re not yet married, part of starting your immigration case is getting to that point in your relationship where you want to spend forever together. Some couples are very meticulous and really like to…

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Immigration Interview Scheduling – Cambodia Embassy

By Admin / January 7, 2023 /

My petition is already approved and is in the process of being sent to the Cambodia embassy. How long before I get an interview date? We’re seeing wait times anywhere from a few months to upwards. Typically, the embassy would schedule that interview for you. For the individuals we’ve helped from Cambodia, we’ve seen interviews…

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Employment Based Visa vs K1 Visa

By Admin / January 7, 2023 /

Would an employment-based visa be faster than a fiancé or spouse visa? The answer is going to depend on whether you are needing to find a company to sponsor you and what logistics you already have in place for an employment-based visa. Sometimes couples wonder if the employment-based options in the US immigration system are…

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