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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 need a waiver for all subsequent K1 petitions. Petition for Alien Fiance - Item Numbers 5.a. - 5.d. So no, as it appears your first marriage was genuine, and ...


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The answer is No, it is not required. However, in most cases there is no other legal way for an alien fiancé who is not a permanent resident to enter the U.S. for the purpose of staying in the U.S. permanently. (I am assuming the question is about fiancés who intend to immigrate to the U.S., because that's what K-1 is for. If one only intends to get married ...


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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 those states with the crazy laws) deal with or understand immigration law (with is federal law and very complex). The only situation you might run into in the ...


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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 say that it’s less than 90 days. You may even show a return air ticket. But in reality, you know you’re staying longer because you intend to marry and to file ...


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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 on the I-129F itself.


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You can marry legally in the US regardless of your immigration status. The K-1 visa is for those who intend to settle in the US. Since your fiance will not be adjusting immigration status, and will be leaving the country before the expiration of the allowed period of stay, you will have no problems. Your fiance does not need a K-1 visa. There's not much ...


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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, inactive trace and no trace. Basically current criminal conviction, expired criminal conviction (as yours might be) and no criminal record. Since I have been in the ...


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The answer is depends. I would suggest that you consult the immigration lawyer before attempting anything other then the K-1 route if you intend to get married. As was explained to me by a lawyer awhile back if the entry of a foreigner you have married under a B1/B2 or VWP is suspected to be for the purpose other then tourism you could have problem with ...


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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 complication, where countries such as the UK can deem you as a tax resident for spending as little as 16 days on British soil. De facto, as long as you don't ...


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There are two issues here: K-1 is a single-entry visa, so you will not have a valid U.S. visa after entering. So if you leave the U.S. you will need a new visa (paying the fee again) to enter. (Plus, if you're married at that point, you won't qualify for a K-1 visa, so the only way to immigrate would be through Consular Processing abroad.) The only ...


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From the USCIS: After admission, your fiancé(e) may immediately apply for permission to work by filing a Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization with the USCIS Service Center having jurisdiction over your place of residence. Any work authorization based on a nonimmigrant fiancé (e) visa would be valid for only 90 days after entry. However, ...


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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 forwards it to the embassy or consulate where the foreign fiancé/fiancée will apply for the K-1 visa (generally, the embassy or consulate in the area where the ...


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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 visas is quite randomly selected between Texas and California though, doesn't matter where you send it from. Also, when one center is behind on schedule requests ...


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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.com/ to check the lawyers recommendations to find a good lawyer that can work with you. Is the lawyers fee a flat fee? For an application type thing it usually ...


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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.) You cannot leave the US while your I-485 is pending, unless you've been granted Advance Parole before you leave, or you would automatically abandon your I-485. ...


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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 the petition.) The visa cannot be issued on an expired passport. It can only be issued on a valid passport. However, a visa that is issued on a valid passport ...


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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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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 needs something from your medical records that you did not bring, they will unlikely be able to access them directly and it can cause delays in the visa ...


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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 Rotavirus. You only need the adult shots. Influenza is an adult shot. Skip the rest. You will pay a USCIS designated civil surgeon in the US to sign off on ...


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