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K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa

Overview

A K-1 fiancé(e) visa is a nonimmigrant visa issued to a foreign national living abroad for the purpose of entering the United States to marry a United States citizen. If your fiance(e) has unmarried children under the age of 21 a K-2 nonimmigrant visa may be available to them.

Eligibility

If you petition for a fiancé(e) visa you must show that:

  • The petitioner is a U.S. citizen
  • You and your fiancé(e) intend to marry within 90 days
  • You and your fiancé(e) must be legally free to marry (any previous marriages must have been legally terminated by divorce, death or annulment.)
  • You met each other in person at least once within 2 years of filing your petition unless:

1. Meeting would violate customs of you or your fiancé(e)’s culture; or

2. You can demonstrate extreme hardship.

Process

Step 1 – A U.S. citizen sponsor files a fiancé(e)  visa petition and supporting evidence with USCIS

Step 2 – USCIS approves petition and sends it to the State Department.

Step 3 – The State Department will contact you with further instructions to submit required fee payments, applications, and documents.

Step 4 – Embassy or consulate interview for foreign national

Step 5 – Visa issued

Step 6 – Foreign national has 6 months to enter the U.S. and must marry within 90 days of entry.

Step 7 – Once married your spouse may apply to adjust his or her status to that of a legal permanent resident.

K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa Application Preparation

Pricing: $999.00

What’s included

  • An Immigration Attorney evaluation of your case.
  • Preparation of nonimmigrant visa application to be filed with USCIS
  • Preparation of supporting documents to be filed with USCIS.
  • Final Attorney Review of Final forms with client.
  • Signature on application to indicate that the forms where prepared by an attorney.
  • Mailing case to USCIS.

What’s not included

  • Attorney representation as attorney of record (G-28) before USCIS.
  • Additional work by the attorney, such as answering a Request for Evidence (RFE).
  • Attorney appearance at any USCIS interview(s).
  • Follow up on case status with USCIS.
  • Guarantee of approval by the U.S. government. Outcomes depend on your situation and cannot be guaranteed.

For most clients, this service covers this phase of the application process. But if something unexpected happens and your case requires additional work, you can talk to us about hiring us to help you.

National Visa Center Preparation

Pricing: $799.00

What’s included

  • An Immigration Attorney evaluation of your case.
  • Preparation of supporting documents for State Department.
  • Attorney Review of the entire case file.
  • Assistance in filling out DS-160.
  • Preparation of affidavit of support.
  • Instructions on where to file.
  • Request for Evidence Guaranty. Preparation of an attorney drafted answer should USCIS issue a Request for Evidence not due to government error, client error, or client omission.

What’s not included

  • Attorney representation as attorney of record (G-28) before the State Department.
  • Additional work by the attorney, such as answering a Request for Evidence (RFE).
  • Attorney appearance at any consulate interview(s).
  • Follow up on case status with the State Department.
  • Drafting or filing waivers of inadmissibility.
  • Guarantee of approval by the U.S. government. Outcomes depend on your situation and cannot be guaranteed.

For most clients, this service covers this phase of the application process. But if something unexpected happens and your case requires additional work, you can talk to us about hiring us to help you.

Adjustment of Status Preparation After Marriage

Pricing: $1299.00

What’s included

  • An Immigration Attorney evaluation of your case.
  • Preparation of Immigrant Visa application.
  • Preparation of Adjust of Status Application and required forms.
  • Preparation of affidavit of support.
  • Preparation of employment authorization application.
  • Preparation of supporting documents for USCIS.
  • Final review with Attorney of application forms with client.
  • Attorney signature on all application to indicate to the U.S. government that the forms where prepared by an attorney.
  • Mailing case to USCIS.

What’s not included

  • Attorney representation as attorney of record (G-28) before USCIS.
  • Additional work by the attorney, such as answering a Request for Evidence (RFE) where it was issued due to government error or client omission.
  • Attorney appearance at any USCIS interview(s).
  • Follow up on case status with USCIS.
  • Guarantee of approval by the U.S. government. Outcomes depend on your situation and cannot be guaranteed.

For most clients, this service covers this phase of the application process. But if something unexpected happens and your case requires additional work, you can talk to us about hiring us to help you.