Fiance Visa

NVC Role – K1 Visa

By Immigration for Couples / January 1, 2022 /

The National Visa Center is basically a go-between between USCIS here in the United States and the US embassies and consulates abroad. The National Visa Center’s role is to collect documents that are required for the interview phase of the case for visas that will be happening at a US embassy or consulate abroad. There’s…

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K1 Visa – Joint Financial Evidence

By Immigration for Couples / November 18, 2021 /

If my fiancé comes to visit soon and I have her added to my current apartment lease and utilities bill before her visit ends after three weeks. If I do that, will that draw unwanted scrutiny or would that work as two solid pieces of proof? We have a free resource in our resource center…

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Overview of the K-1 Fiance Visa Process in 2020

By Megan Pastrana / February 21, 2020 /

If you’re engaged and starting to look ahead to the fiance visa process, you’re probably wondering what the visa journey will look like. There are three different main phases of paperwork when applying for a K1 fiance visa. Read on for all of the highlights! The Petition The first step is a “petition.” The petitioning…

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My Spouse and I Don’t Share a Bank Account. Will USCIS Care?

By Megan Pastrana / May 30, 2019 /

Bona Fide Relationship Evidence USCIS officers have a tough job. They must decide whether someone is in a real marriage just by looking at some documents and then talking to the couple for about 20 minutes. Many of them have developed a super sharp intuitive ability to spot fake relationships. At the same time, they…

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What NOT to Include in Your Relationship Evidence: #3 Alcohol Use

By Megan Pastrana / May 28, 2019 /

What Not to Include in Relationship Evidence Welcome back to our article series on what not to include in your application as evidence of your relationship. As mentioned previously, it is easy to submit things with your best intentions that you think will prove your relationship and accidentally cause yourself a lot more problems. As…

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Can My Fiance Get a K-1 Visa From Inside the United States?

By Megan Pastrana / May 27, 2019 /

It seems logical enough that if you’re engaged to marry someone from a foreign country, you need a fiance visa. And many times, it is what the person needs. However, there are some circumstances in which it doesn’t make sense to try to get a fiance visa for your foreign fiance. One of these times…

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