Marriage Based Green Card Articles
Published on September 07, 2021
Although the pandemic might’ve seen a rise in interest in proxy marriages, the concept has existed for a while. However, just because a virtual wedding is possible doesn’t mean that USCIS will recognize that wedding for the purposes of a marriage-based green card. Learn the intricacies of having USCIS recognize virtual weddings, proxy marriage state…
Published on February 28, 2021
The K-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa designed for a foreign fiancé to come to the United States to join their U.S. citizen partner. One of the major K-1 visa requirements includes the couple needing to get married within 90 days of the foreign partner entering the U.S. We’ll explore common K-1 visa questions including…
Published on September 09, 2020
Divorce is an emotionally difficult situation that most people wish to avoid. However, despite many couples’ carefulness and commitment to their marriages, divorce, and separation are still sometimes inevitable. According to the American Psychologists Association, 40-50% of married couples in the U.S. divorce.
Published on July 16, 2020
Divorce is never pretty, but in the case of immigration law, it can be devastating in the wrong circumstances. Understandably, many immigrants who come to the United States wonder if a divorce will jeopardize their green card. If you were granted U.S. residence due to a marriage to a U.S. citizen, then your initial “conditional”…
Published on June 05, 2020
It’s not uncommon for a United States citizen to begin and continue a relationship with an individual that does not have permanent residence in the U.S. In order for your immigrant spouse to live, work, and pursue higher education in the U.S., he or she must obtain a marriage-based green card. One of the most stressful…
Published on April 30, 2020
A K-class visa is a non-immigrant visa category. It is widely used for a loved one of a US citizen to join them in the United States. The K-1 class explicitly is for a fiancé(e) to join his or her partner in the United States. Have you experienced a fiancé(e) visa denial? If so, it…
Published on April 06, 2020
Acquiring citizenship through marriage is a decision that has to be carefully made. With so many categories of visas available, you need to methodically review the eligibility requirements of each one to determine the best option. Two visas, the fiancé(e) visa and spouse visa, both have their individual characteristics.
Published on August 20, 2019
The J-1 nonimmigrant visa classification is a temporary status issued to foreign researchers, scholars, professors, and students to participate in designated exchange visitor programs in the United States. Just like some of the other temporary visas, most J-1 holders are required to return to their home countries after completing their programs.