Q: How can i get to meet my partner in the US?
Me and my bf been dating for 2 years and we still haven't seen each other. He's a US citizen and i'm from Lebanon. He tried many times to come to Lebanon but it's not safe i can't get him here through all the crisis. I need help with me going to meet him and get married in the US and get a visa. Please help
The K-1 fiancée visa allows you to enter the United States for the purposes of marrying within 90 days. The first step in the process is filing Form I-129F petition with USCIS and one of the requirements for this petition is having met in person during the last 2 years. Once the petition is approved you attend an interview at the U.S. Consulate for issuance of the K-1 visa.
You can read more about the petition here: https://www.uscis.gov/i-129f
K-1 visa here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/immigrate/family-immigration/nonimmigrant-visa-for-a-fiance-k-1.html
A: If you have physically met him within the last two years, then you can be sponsored for a fiancée visa, and apply fair a green card after you get married within 90 days of arrival. If you have not physically met him, and it is too dangerous for him to travel to Lebanon, both of you can meet in a third country anywhere in the world. This would satisfy the 2 year physical meeting requirement before you file for the fiancé visa.
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