Q: What do I need to do to be able to live with my fiancée in the US??
I am engaged to my fiancée who is a US citizen. We have been planning on starting a future together as a married couple for almost a year, However, I've only been able to visit them through ESTA visa, I would like to start becoming more serious and hopefully getting to be with them permanently.
A: Your US citizen fiance should file a K1 petition. Once approved, you can apply for a K1 visa to marry your fiance in the US. Better to work with an attorney.
A: Consider scheduling a consultation with a competent and experienced immigration attorney who can discuss with you the K-1 fiancé(e) visa process. This would be the process to pursue if you intend on having your wedding ceremony occur inside the United States. If, however, you wish to be married outside of the United States, then your soon-to-be U.S. Citizen spouse would refrain from filing anything until you are legally married, at which point a Petition for Relative case could be filed, leading eventually to an immigrant visa case through the appropriate U.S. Embassy abroad. Many attorneys offer online video consultations, which may be convenient for you if you are outside of the United States.
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