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Second K-1 Visa

You can petition for two K1 visas in your lifetime without any need for special consideration as long as two years have passed since the first K1 petition. It's after two such petitions that you will ...
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What is my legal status in between K-1 visa and Permanent Resident (USA)?

First of all, nobody you will run into in daily life will ask you "How are you legally here". Local police and other regular officials generally do not (unless maybe if you are in Arizona or one of ...
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marrying on an ESTA, can I stay?

You can, but it’s risky. When you enter the USA on your ESTA, you’ll be asked the purpose of your visit. You’ll likely say it’s to visit a friend. You’ll be asked how long you’re staying and you’ll ...
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Is Form G-325A no longer needed for K-1 visa I-129F fiancée petition?

That's correct. The 04/10/17 edition of I-129F (the only edition that is currently accepted) does not need a G-325A. All the biographical information that used to be asked on the G-325A is now asked ...
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Minor Crime Record - Visibility, Confidentiality and usefulness of getting it cleared

I moved to the US on a K1 visa last year and as part of that process they needed a criminal record check from the police in my country (UK). This included three possible outcomes, active trace, ...
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K1 visa - Consulate

You should apply in the UK. For example, see the USCIS page describing the process step by step (emphasis added): USCIS sends the approved petition to the DOS National Visa Center (NVC), which ...
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Working for US company remotely from UK, can I work from their office while visiting?

De jure there are dozens of complex laws and regulations regarding remote employment, under which you may or may not need a special visa in order to work in a given country. Tax laws are an additional ...
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K-1 Visa. How long can I stay?

You are admitted for 90 days for K-1. Once you file I-485, you can stay in the US for as long as your I-485 is pending. (This is true even if you file I-485 after the 90 days of K-1 status is over.) ...
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K1 visa - current total wait time for Jacksonville

K1 visas are generally processed by these 2 Service Centers: Texas -> Average wait for NOA2: about 200 days California -> Average wait for NOA2: 30-40 days (but even 3 weeks!) Destination for K1 ...
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Immigration lawyer necessary/suggested for US fiancé visa?

I have actually used the lawyers myself. I have experienced both the good and bad of it. My frank recommendation is it can go either way. A quick recommendation is to use this site - https://www.avvo....
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Passport expiry likely to coincide with K1 visa issue date. How to proceed?

The passport that you give to them to issue the visa on does not have to be the same passport number as on the petition. (In fact, I don't think you are even required to have a passport at the time of ...
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K-1 visa for nearly expiring Venezuelan passport

As far as I know, the US's 5-year extension of validity for Venezuelan passports still applies. (See for example this FAQ for Diversity Visa and this CBP answer.) The 5 years starts from the end of ...
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I-129 form in Portuguese

The I-129F form for a US citizen to petition someone for a K-1 fiance visa or a K-3 visa is only available in English. You can translate it to another language yourself if you like.
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Medical history for medical examination in London for US visa

Working backwards: Kidney stones are a form of kidney disease (https://www.kidney.org/blog/ask-doctor/having-kidney-stones-considered-having-kidney-disease) so you should answer yes. If the doctor ...
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Vaccinations for the US

Answers got on a forum: So I would probably need to get the MMR vaccine anyway, correct? Yes. Easier. Cheaper. I never got vaccinated for Hepatitis A, Influenza, Meningococcal, Pneumococcal and ...
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