Q: I plan on marrying my girlfriend who is a Kenyan citizen. I was curious on what the process for immigration would be?
We have been together over a year and I will be visiting again in November/December which I will be proposing to her. So I was hoping to get some information on how the immigration process would be to have her eventually be with me in the US.
A: A US Citizen can sponsor a foreign national fiancé for a K visa provided they both physically have met within 2 years of filing the application. After she enters on the fiancé visa, you must marry her within 90 days, and then she can adjust status to get her green card. The whole process may take up to several years from the time of K visa filing to the marriage green card interview in the US.
A: I would recommend you do a consultation with an immigration attorney to go over the process, requirements and timeline and so you can ask questions as this is explained. Many attorneys such as myself offer free phone consultations. Best wishes!
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