Even though it’s your wedding we’re talking about, you don’t want to put off or forget any important immigration deadlines.
Your K-1 fiancé visa is only valid for one entry to the United States. If you leave the U.S. on your K-1 visa, you will not be able to reenter.
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.
This article covers the various costs and fees of fiancé visas, and gives you a clear idea of what you’ll need to prepare for your K-1 fiancé visa petition.
While the USCIS is more than willing to fulfill your request for a fiancé visa, you must first convince them that your relationship is legitimate.
The law requires that you provide evidence of your relationship and plans to get married but doesn’t specify exactly what may qualify as proof, leaving room for a variety of forms of evidence.
United States immigration law includes provisions that specifically impact the decisions of spouses and fiancés. Listen to the audio to learn more.