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A common question amongst immigration clients today is:
How can I bring my spouse or a fiancé to the United States?
Well, we are here to help!
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Our immigration attorney helps clients in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, Ventura, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and all of CaliforniaHow to bring your spouse to the United States:
United States Citizens have two (2) key options:Two (2) ways to bring your spouse to the United States to live:
Visa for the spouse of a United States Citizen
An immigrant Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-130 is required.
Non-Immigrant visa for spouse (K-3)
It is very important that your K-3(nonimmigrant visa) application is filed and then issued in the country where the actual marriage took place. Once the visa is issued, the spouse of the United States citizen may travel to the U.S. while the processing of their immigration case takes place.
Two (2) Basic Petitions are required for the K-3 Visa :
- Form I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative)
- Form I-129F (Petition for Alien Fiancé)
For further information on the Petition process Click hereTwo (2) Basic Immigration forms used for marriage based petitions:
- I-130 Petition for Alien Relative
- I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
A United States citizen may petition for his or her fiancé to join them in the United States. This is done with the filing of a K-1 Visa and the filing of a I-129 F petition. A K-1 visa permits the foreign fiancé to travel to the U.S and marry his or her sponsor within ninety (90) days of arrival. After this is done, the foreign citizen may apply for an adjustment of status with the USCIS.Click here to learn more about Fiancé Visas
If you are interested in learning more about what your Marriage based status options are, or obtaining legal assistance from an experienced immigration lawyer, please CONTACT US today!
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We look forward to speaking with you and helping you resolve your marriage based immigration questions and legal problems.