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H-4 EAD: Employment Authorization for Dependents

By SierraDecember 5, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

Are you a skilled worker interested in immigrating to Canada with your spouse and/or dependents? When immigrating through an H-1B visa, you are given the chance to bring eligible family members with you on an H-4 nonimmigrant visa. US businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreigners in specialty occupations that require a bachelor’s or higher degree […]

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Form I-601 Waiver US Grounds of Inadmissibility

By SierraNovember 18, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

Are you considered a public charge and inadmissible to the United States? The ground of inadmissibility are reasons a foreigner could be denied entry, a visa, or a green card in the United States that doesn’t apply to everyone. The term “public charge” is a type of ground of inadmissibility, in this case, someone that […]

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Form I-751 Waiver for US Spousal Sponsorship

By Ella BergquistNovember 12, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

After marrying a U.S. Citizen a foreign national will get a “conditional” green card allowing them to reside in the United States as a permanent resident. This conditional green card expires in two years and within 90 days before that expiration date, the newlywed must file for a permanent green card jointly or separately. Filing […]

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Returning to the US with a Spouse or Fiance: What You Should Know

By CaseyOctober 5, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

US citizens living in another country often find someone they wish to marry and bring to the United States. If you are a United States citizen living abroad looking for the best way to obtain an immigrant visa for your fiance or spouse, there are a couple of options for you. File for the I-130 […]

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K-1 Visas May Be Prioritized in Processing

By Ella BergquistSeptember 9, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

K-1 Visas are back! It is overly important to make sure if you’re interested in sponsoring your fiance to the US, to do it now! On August 31st the State Department announced that some consulates will give K-1 fiance visas a high priority. Due to COVID-19 and the border shutdowns, K-1 visas have previously been […]

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The Visas Behind TLC’s Show 90 Day Fiance

By Ella BergquistJuly 28, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

The TLC network has a very popular show called the 90 Day Fiance which is based on the immigration process of the K-1 Visa. The show debuted in January 2014 and has 7 seasons and 79 episodes. The show follows the lives of international couples who have applied or are applying for the K-1 Visa. […]

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How to Remove Conditions on Resident Status if Marriage is Dissolved in 2 Years

By Michael NirenNovember 12, 2020
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

While other spouses find it comfortable to file a joint petition in order to remove the conditions on one’s spouse Green Card, you could still be locked up in a situation where you feel it is too complicated to get your spouse to collaborate with you in filing your petition. An immigrant based on a […]

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Spouse Visa in the US?

By Michael NirenAugust 27, 2021
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

When an American citizen or lawful permanent resident marries someone from another country, they usually have one main question: how long will it take to bring my spouse to the United States? As a United States permanent resident, you can petition your spouse to immigrate to the United States. While your spouse can be eligible […]