If you live in New Jersey, a K-Visa may be the best way for you to bring your foreign fiance to the United States in order to get married. Call now to speak with a New Jersey K-Visa attorney.
The K-Visa process consists mostly of two important steps. First, the U.S. citizen sponsor or petitioner should contact an attorney, who will then properly prepare and file Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiance, with the U.S. immigration service with jurisdiction over where you reside. It should be noted that this petition cannot be filed at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
If the K-Visa is approved, it will then be sent to the National Visa Center (NVC) for who will in turn route it to the particular U.S. Embassy or Consulate where your fiance may apply for his/her K-Visa.
The next step is to apply for the K-Visa after the petition is approved. This will commence after the U.S. Embassy or Consulate that covers the area where the foreign fiance lives receives approval notification of the petition. The alien fiance will receive instructions on the steps he or she needs to take before the interview. At the interview, the fiance should bring evidence of the good faith of the pending marriage. An attorney ca be vital in the successful preparation for such interviews.
There are several pieces of documentation that the foreign fiance must bring to the interview. These include: Two (2) Nonimmigrant Visa Applications, Form DS-156 (which must be prepared in duplicate). One (1) Nonimmigrant FiancÃ©(e) Visa Application, Form DS-156K. A passport that is valid for at least six months after the fiance’s stay in the U.S. under the K-Visa. His / her Birth certificate. Any Divorce or death certificate of any previous persons to whom either the citizen petitioner or the foreigner fiance were ever married.
There are many other documents that are needed. In order to fully comply with U.S. immigration authorities, you should immediately consult with an immigration attorney.