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Why K1 Fiancé Visa Application is Taking So Long

The fiancé visa time frames have been super rough. Six or seven years ago, fiancé visas took two and a half months or three months to get a fiancé into the US. Those days are gone. It used to be a lot faster. We are seeing pretty long wait times right now. Even before the…

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Automatic Citizenship for Children of US Citizens

In the United States, there’s two ways that a person can become a United States citizen. Either by blood or by being born on US soil. If you have a parent that’s a United States citizen, you could acquire United States citizenship. If you were born in the United States, you could acquire citizenship by…

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Green Cards for Parents of US Citizens

If you’re a United States citizen, you might be thinking of the possibility of petitioning your parents. One of the first things that a lot of our clients want to do once they receive their citizenship is they want to know options for bringing their parents. Because sometimes, your parents might want to come and…

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Provisional Waiver I601A: Requirements and Steps

What is a provisional waiver? To give you a little background, the easiest way to explain provisional waivers is to start out by talking about the Immigration and Nationality Act. The Immigration and Nationality Act is basically the book of the laws in immigration. Immigration has a long list of problems that a person can…

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Difference Between NVC IN QUEUE or DOCUMENTALLY QUALIFIED Notices

What’s the difference between a National Visa Center notice that says you’re in queue or that you’re documentarily qualified? You will see people reference In Queue notices and being documentarily qualified. The difference is just a change in terminology. It was fairly recently probably within the past year that the National Visa Center stopped sending notices…

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I-129F – NVC Case Number Delayed

Case numbers being delayed on the I-129Fs. You are probably experiencing this. Those of you who have applied for an I-129F, the alien fiancé petition, as the first step in the process to get your K1 visa. You have gone through that process. Those have been delayed for many months and people have been waiting…

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Will I Lose My Green Card if I Get a Divorce? I-751 Removal of Conditions Waiver

If you have received your green card through your marriage but you are either separated from your spouse or facing potential separation, one of the most common myths and fears that we hear from people is that they think they have to stay in a relationship or pretend they’re still in a relationship in order…

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Help! I Received a NOID (Notice of Intent to Deny) USCIS

If you are going through the immigration process, it’s really important to know what a NOID is, how to avoid it, and what to do if you receive one. NOIDs or Notices of Intent to Deny is when immigration or an officer determines that they don’t have enough information to give an approval on your…

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USCIS I130 and I129F: How Much Relationship Evidence Do You Need?

If you are already in an immigration process or if you’re looking to start an immigration process, one of the big things that you have to do with your immigration case is show immigration that you have something called a bona fide relationship or a bona fide marriage. That is just a legal jargon to…

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Request for Evidence (RFE) – What Next?

  Let’s talk about Requests for Evidence, also known as an RFE. A request from immigration for more documents or for more information. USCIS will send a document if they need more information titled, Request for Evidence. If you are starting out in your immigration journey or if you’re already in your immigration journey, you’ve probably…