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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Fill Form 2220 Pros

Instructions and Help about Fill Form 2220 Pros

K-3 spouse visa pros and cons: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of State estimate that each year, four hundred and fifty thousand US citizens marry foreign nationals. However, they also believe that a large percentage of these marriages are entered into solely for preparation purposes. A great deal of effort is undertaken by various US government agencies involved in the immigration process to scrutinize each international visa application. Everything must be in order or you risk your petition or application being rejected, even for minor procedural errors. This level of scrutiny, while ensuring that only legitimate petitions are approved, has slowed down the visa process. The K-3 visa, sometimes called the marriage visa or spousal visa, was adopted by the US Congress and went into effect in August 2001. It was designed to sidestep the long delays USCIS was experiencing in processing immediate relative petitions for bringing a foreign national spouse of a US citizen into the US. At the time, it was taking two years or more to process an I-130 visa for the spouse of a US citizen. The new K-3 visa regulations were designed with the goal of shortening the processing time for bringing a K-3 spouse to the US from years to months, a goal that has been mostly achieved. The K-3 spouse visa falls under the category of a dependent visa. It allows the spouse of a US citizen to enter the US and wait for the availability of an immigrant visa. However, the K-3 visa is actually a non-immigrant visa, and obtaining a K-3 visa does not immediately grant the foreign national spouse legal permanent residency upon their arrival in the US. It does allow the foreign national spouse to travel to the US and live there with their US citizen...