Asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: What options do I have if I'm trying to get married with someone from Mexico.

I am U.S Citizen and he is from Mexico and is in Mexico. He has never entered the U.S and we want to do this the right way and get him protected without having to get deported .

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Amanda B Cook

Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Montgomery, AL

A: You best option is to seek a F1 visa, or "90 day fiance" visa. Talk to an immigration attorney about the forms you have to file and how long it will take.

Lindsay G Gray

Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX

A: First of all, congratulations! In terms of petitioning for your fiancé, you mainly have two choices. You could get married in Mexico and do a spouse visa petition, or you could petition for him as a fiancé and marry in the U.S. There are variations to the two processes and I would definitely recommend speaking with an immigration lawyer. Kudos to the two of you for wanting to go about this process the right way.

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