Urbandale, IA asked in Immigration Law for Iowa

Q: During a K1 visa review and approval process, can my beneficiary enter the country under a tourist visa in the meantime

We are starting the K-1 process with the I-129f application. He is Dutch. Currently he is employed in the Netherlands, but will seek employment once he is approved to come here. Most recently he was here for 5 weeks in August and September of 2017. We would like for him to come here to spend some more time together during the process. I'm asking just to clarify if this is a possibility.

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Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: Your fiancé can apply for ESTA. Should your fiancé overstay and attempt to adjust in the USA he may be charged with misrepresentation.

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