Archive for the ‘K-3 Visa’ Category

Which Visa is Faster: K1 Visa or K3 Visa

I am planning on marrying a girl from the philippines. I was wondering if its quicker her to get her here in America if I marry her here or if I marry here there in the philippines? Also what form do I need to fill out? In our experience the K1 visa is quicker by a couple […]

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 1:54 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Marriage Green Card

My wife entered the US on a tourist visa two months ago. We weren’t planning on getting married but we ended up in Las Vegas and got married in a spur of the moment thing. What do we do now? Can she stay here or does she need a K3 visa? Immigration law discourages persons entering the US […]

K-1 Fiancé(e) Visa: IMBRA Limitations and Waivers

The International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005 (IMBRA) created harsh reporting requirements for US persons who seek to meet foreign nationals through dating services.  IMBRA requires that potential US petitioners disclose certain criminal and marital history to matchmaking service companies before the companies may assist them in finding foreign natioanls interest in American suitors.   […]