Most people are familiar with the K-1 fiancé(e) visa or 90-day fiancé(e) visa used to enter the United States to marry a US Citizen. A fiancé(e) visa is not the only way to enter the United States for purposes of marriage. In fact, a fiancé(e) visa is only required if your intent is to marry and remain permanently in the United States. Learn about how you can enter the United States to marry a US citizen as a temporary visitor.
Once you have submitted all the requirements documents to the National Visa Center (NVC) and your case has been documentarily qualified, you will be scheduled for the next available interview at your US Consulate or Embassy. You are required to appear in person for the interview and must bring the required supporting documents. Read here for what to expect at the immigrant visa interview here.
If you are a conditional permanent resident who obtained status through marriage, you will want to apply to remove the conditions on your permanent resident status; or you risk losing your lawful status.
Once your immigrant visa has been approved at a US Consulate or Embassy, you can now seek entry to the United States. Before Citizenship and Immigration Services will issue your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card), you must pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee. But what is it for, and how do you pay it?
There are many different options for US temporary work visas. Before a foreign national can engage in employment within the United States, proper US immigration work visa work authorization must be obtained. Here’s who is (and who isn’t) authorized to work in the United States on a temporary work visa.