This article will walk through the visa petition process, and set the stage by discussing the various steps you must go through prior to filling out and submitting your Form DS-260.
If you are married to a U.S. citizen spouse, you can obtain a green card based on your relationship. The specific process you use to get your green card varies based on your individual situation.
Which process you’ll use depends on your needs and wants, as well as the current wait times that you’ll encounter.
In order to get a green card for family reasons, you and your fiancé will need to tie the knot and make it official. While you can get a fiancé visa prior to being married, you can only apply for a green card after your marriage.