Archive for Tag: immigrants

“So Tell Me, How Did You Two Meet?”: No Seriously and Here’s A Pen!

On my Instagram account (@ FianceSpouseVisaLawyer) I often joke about how U.S. citizen fiancés and their foreign-born fiancés who are undergoing the K-1 visa process must unnaturally reduce their romance to photographs, emails, text messages, airline tickets, affidavits, boarding passes, passport stamps, hotel reservations, engagement ring receipts, etc as...

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The All Important G-28 (The Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney)!

What’s one very important difference between Fiancé and those “speedy” online technology companies that promise to successfully file your K-1 (fiancé visa), CR-1 (marriage visa) or Adjustment of Status petitions within 4 hours of receiving your paperwork? The USCIS’ G-28 Form! Only* bar admitted lawyers in good standing can...

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Visa Interview

What Your Fiance or Spouse Should Take to the Visa Interview: The Ultimate Job Interview!

The following list is a general reminder on what your foreign-born fiancé or spouse should bring to the visa interview.  Remember, however, that each case is different, every U.S. consulate and embassy has their own specific document list and procedures; if you are working with an immigration lawyer, you...

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U.S. Citizen Sponsors: Don’t Be A Victim of the Billion Dollar Internet Scam That’s Breaking Hearts AND Bank Accounts Worldwide!

The FBI responds to over 15,000 romance scam complaints each year accounting for the highest financial losses of all internet-facilitated crime—a 20% increase over the previous year. There are reported losses exceeding $230 million but the FBI believes that the number is much higher estimating that only 15% of...

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