Immigration Law Blog

NVC Role – K1 Visa

By Admin / 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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Does My Spouse Attend AOS Interview?

By Admin / December 30, 2021 /

The other topic that has been really popular lately is whether or not your spouse needs to attend that adjustment of status I-485 interview. Recently, immigration has made a change to the interview letter form that comes when your interview has been scheduled. These changes made a lot of people confused because immigration is being very clear…

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Still No Green Card – What Next?

By Admin / December 28, 2021 /

If you have gone through a consular processing spouse visa process, once you arrive in the United States with your visa, your green card will arrive in the mail. We’ve had a lot of individuals that are asking, “It’s been several months since my arrival in the United States and I still haven’t received my…

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Transfer Case to Another Embassy

By Admin / December 26, 2021 /

“Can I transfer my case to another embassy or consulate? Would it make it faster?” It’s great that people are looking for a way to find a shortcut or to make things move more smoothly. Transferring a spouse or fiancé visa case to another embassy or consulate is something that we actually do pretty frequently…

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CR1/ IR1 Entry Stamp

By Admin / December 24, 2021 /

An I-551 stamp is put in a person’s passport when they enter the United States after completing the spouse visa process. The spouse visa process is completed while the immigrant is abroad. There’s an interview at a US embassy or consulate abroad and once you are approved at your interview at the US embassy or…

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K1 Visa – Immigrant or Non-Immigrant Visa

By Admin / December 21, 2021 /

Is the K1 visa an immigrant or a non-immigrant visa? If you’re going through the K1 fiancé visa process, you are probably wondering how your case will be treated, whether it’s treated like an immigrant visa or a non-immigrant visa. There are all kinds of memos that are released about especially during COVID about how…

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Interview Cancelled

By Admin / December 19, 2021 /

Individuals who were scheduled for an interview later receive a notice that says their interview has been canceled. Maybe you got on your USCIS case status check and you saw that it said your interview was canceled or you got a letter in the mail that said your interview was canceled. You likely have been…

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IR1 versus CR1 Spouse Visa

By Admin / December 17, 2021 /

What is the difference between a CR1 and an IR1? Many individuals are led to believe that these are two separate paths and that they need to pick. For many couples who are starting out in their immigration journey, you might have a few different options available to you and it becomes overwhelming. Don’t worry,…

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NVC Says I’m “DOCUMENTARILY QUALIFIED” How Long Until I Get an Interview?

By Admin / December 15, 2021 /

The National Visa Center says I’m documentarily qualified. How long until I get an interview? Once you’re documentarily qualified with the National Visa Center, that means that there’s nothing else they want from you in order to pass your file onto the embassy. What you don’t know is how many people are waiting in line…

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When to Schedule Immigration Medical Exam

By Admin / December 13, 2021 /

When to schedule your medical exam? It depends on the type of case that you have. Adjustment of Status Adjustment of status is the process that happens inside of the United States. You file a petition that shows your relationship is real plus an application for your green card altogether. The interview happens here in…

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