DHS Requiring Interviews in More US Visa Cases

In more employment based visa cases, Department of Homeland Security officers are requiring in-person interviews

US Visas for Brothers and Sisters of US Citizens

Under the law it her current form, American citizens may file for immigration benefits for their foreign siblings, but this may soon change.

US Visas for Parents of US Citizens

Immigrant visas are currently available for the foreign parents of UC Citizens, but this is unlikely to remain the case.

US K-1 Fiancee Visa: What is Advance Parole?

When entering the USA on a K-1 visa, the beneficiary has 90 days lawful status. In order to preserve status in a subsequent departure advance parole is necessary.

Specific Things to Consider in K-1 Fiance Visa Applications

There are specific considerations which must be undertaken in the context of the K-1 fiancee visa.

The Difference Between the K-1 Fiance Visa and US Marriage Visas

There are substantial differences between the K-1 fiance visa and the various marriage visas (K-3, CR-1, and IR-1).

American Immigration Issues for US Military Personnel

There are specific Immigration issues which must be taken into consideration for family of American military personnel.

US Visa Petition Validity and Re-Authorization

Us Immigration petitions for US visas have a stipulated expiration date. However, Consular Officers at Embassies and Consulates abroad have the authority to reauthorize the petition if it expires while processing a visa application.

US Tourist Visa Application Subsequent to Green Card Surrender

Following an I-407 surrender of a US Green Card it may be possible to seek US tourist visa benefits notwithstanding section 214(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

The Domicile Paradox

The issue of US domicile can be especially tricky in cases where American immigration benefits are sought through a local filing or Direct Consular Filing.