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Helping Couples With The K-1 Visa Process

Embarking on the journey toward a K-1 visa and uniting with your loved one is a significant life event, and having a skilled legal advocate by your side can make all the difference. As a qualified Jacksonville fiancé visa attorney, Joanna M. Fakhre understands the complexities of the immigration process, having firsthand experience herself.

Attorney Fakhre is here not only as a legal representative but also as a compassionate partner, guiding you through each step with the utmost care and dedication. With a deep understanding of immigration laws and processes, continuous updates on your case, and a commitment to providing exceptional legal service, she can ensure that your path to love knows no obstacles. With years of experience, she is ready to navigate the legal landscape for you, making your dream of togetherness a reality.

Need skilled guidance for the fiancé visa application process? Contact The Law Office of Joanne M. Fakhre, P.A. online or call (904) 447-1937 to speak with a seasoned K-1 Visa lawyer in Jacksonville.

What Is a Fiancé/Fiancée Visa?

A fiancé/fiancée visa, or K-1 Visa is a way to unite couples. It provides a pathway for non-citizens to enter the United States for the purpose of marrying a U.S. citizen within a 90-day period. It also paves the way toward lawful permanent resident status via a green card.

What Are the Requirements For The K-1 Visa?

Below are the requirements to initiate the K-1 visa application process.

  • The non-U.S. citizen partner must:
    • Reside outside the United States
    • Have the legal capacity for marriage
    • Have had an in-person meeting with the U.S. citizen partner within the past 2 years before the U.S. citizen partner files the Form I-129F
    • Have no significant criminal convictions
    • Be able to provide records or documents requested by the U.S. Embassy or consulate, such as the following:
      • Birth certificate
      • Passport
  • The U.S. citizen partner must:
    • Be able to prove their U.S. citizenship is valid by providing proof such as:
      • U.S. birth certificate
      • Unexpired U.S. passport
      • Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship
    • Have the legal freedom and capability to enter into marriage. Any previous marital relationships should have been legally dissolved through divorce or the passing of a spouse.
    • Meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines income level for your specific household size. This shows your ability to financially support your partner when they arrive in the U.S.
    • Complete and file Form I-129F with USCIS. This is the formal petition for the non-U.S. citizen partner’s entry to the United States on a K-1 visa.

If there are children involved, they must be under the age of 21 to be eligible for sponsorship under the K-2 visa category.

If the requirements are met and the K-1 visa is approved, then the U.S. citizen fiancé has 6 months from the date the initial Form I-129F is approved to enter the United States.

Talk to A Skilled Fiancé Visa Lawyer in Jacksonville

In matters of the heart and the law, our dedicated Jacksonville fiancé visa attorneys stand ready to be your unwavering support. With an understanding of the emotions involved in the K-1 visa process, we are committed to providing you with personalized guidance and expert legal representation. Your journey to building a future with your partner in the United States is our priority, and we will tirelessly advocate for your rights and interests. From navigating the paperwork to addressing potential challenges, we are here to ensure that your love story unfolds seamlessly. Contact us to embark on this exciting path with confidence, knowing that you have a trusted partner by your side.

For experienced guidance with the K-1 visa process, get in touch with a Jacksonville fiancé visa lawyer at The Law Office of Joanne M. Fakhre, P.A.. Contact us online or dial (904) 447-1937 to request a consultation.

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