My girlfriend and I have been discussing the options for when it comes time for us to get married. She is a student in Canada, on a student visa and I am a US Citizen. If we file for CR-1, she is able to use the Embassy in Canada for her exams and interview or does it have to be the one from Brazil... Read more »
answered on Aug 11, 2022
When you file the I 130 you can select the US consulate at which you would like her to process at. The CIS will do everything to accommodate your request, but ultimately it is their decision to make.
Also my sponsor(husband) is in military and we have a child.
answered on Jan 3, 2022
Your husband can file the FORM I-130/I-130A ( Relative Petition) with USCIS.
If he is a U.S. citizen then you can also file for adjustment of status by submitting the FORM I-485 in that you have lawfully entered the U.S. through the ESTA program.
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I entered the United States late 2008 on a visa waiver with intention of leaving (booked flight etc). Married US citizen and began AOS process to find out spouse's income did not meet required amount for sponsorship. I have no criminal record, I haven't traveled and haven't worked.... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2015
If the spouse's income was not enough you could have found a co sponsor who would have been willing to sponsor you. This is very common so contact an immigration attorney as soon as possible to help you with this. All the best.
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What visa would cover this situation? Would this require a immigration laywer to complete the application process.
answered on Sep 14, 2015
It is possible however nobody can tell you what visa without knowing the details of her job and her intended length of stay. And yes, it is best and easy if done by an experienced immigration attorney. All the best.
15 years of successful immigration law experience. The answer above is... Read more »
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