K-1 Visa (AKA Fiancé Visa)

What is the K-1 Visa? The K-1 Visa, or “fiancé visa”, is a nonimmigrant visa which is issued to a foreign national who wishes to enter the United States for the purpose of marrying a United States citizen. Who is Eligible to Apply for a K-1 Visa? The USCIS...

Family Based Petitions, Part 2

Family Based Petitions, Part 2 To read Part 1 of Family Based Petitions/Family Based Immigration, click here. How Do I Know When a Visa Becomes Available? When a family based petition is successfully filed and approved, USCIS will provide the petitioner and...

Family Based Immigration, Part 1

Family Based Petitions, Part 1 What is Family Based Immigration? Family based immigration refers to the ability of a U.S. citizen (USC) or a lawful permanent resident (LPR) to petition for their foreign relatives to immigrate to the United States. Who is Eligible?...

TN Visa

TN Visa –  A Special Visa for Canadian and Mexican Professionals What is a TN Visa? Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was entered into in 1989 between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, individuals who qualify under a specialized...

Visitor and Tourist Visas

What is a Visitor Visa? As defined by the United States Department of State, a visitor visa is a nonimmigrant visa for individuals who want to enter the United States temporarily. The type of visitor visa which can be issued by the Department of State varies,...