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Hi,

I intended to apply for a K-1 Visa for my fiancee, but she wants to apply for a B-2 visa also. Is it possible to apply for both visas?

Well, theoretically yes, but good luck getting a B-2 once there's an I-129F in the system.

Is it possible to get married while she is in the USA on a B-2 visa, then adjust status?

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Not if what you're suggesting is having a wedding plan in place before the non-USC enters the States.


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Only if the marraige takes place on the spur of the moment..... ie. neither of you knew you were going to get married when she enterd the States... then you can file for AOS and remain....

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Hi,

I intended to apply for a K-1 Visa for my fiancee, but she wants to apply for a B-2 visa also. Is it possible to apply for both visas?

Is it possible to get married while she is in the USA on a B-2 visa, then adjust status?

Thanks

1) You cannot apply for both visas... you can only get 1 visa at a time..

2) You must divulge the fact that you have a USC fiancee on the DS-156 to apply for the B-2 visa. If she answers they she does have a USC fiancee on the form, the visa will likely be denied due to her perceived immigrant intent

If she lies and says no, gets the visa and gets married, she could be found to have committed fraud in obtaining the visa and sent back home with the added bonus of being inadmissible.

If you're in a fiancee relationship and you're going to get married in the US, get the K visa.

It is illegal to enter the US on a visitor visa with the intent to get married and stay in the US...


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Hi,

I intended to apply for a K-1 Visa for my fiancee, but she wants to apply for a B-2 visa also. Is it possible to apply for both visas?

Is it possible to get married while she is in the USA on a B-2 visa, then adjust status?

Thanks

1) You cannot apply for both visas... you can only get 1 visa at a time..

2) You must divulge the fact that you have a USC fiancee on the DS-156 to apply for the B-2 visa. If she answers they she does have a USC fiancee on the form, the visa will likely be denied due to her perceived immigrant intent

If she lies and says no, gets the visa and gets married, she could be found to have committed fraud in obtaining the visa and sent back home with the added bonus of being inadmissible.

If you're in a fiancee relationship and you're going to get married in the US, get the K visa.

It is illegal to enter the US on a visitor visa with the intent to get married and stay in the US...

Isn't it a condition of a B2 that on expiration the visa holder must leave the USA for a minimum of 2 years??? regardless of marriage status you would be forced to seperate for much longer than it takes to process a K1.


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Isn't it a condition of a B2 that on expiration the visa holder must leave the USA for a minimum of 2 years??? regardless of marriage status you would be forced to seperate for much longer than it takes to process a K1.

You are confusing it with the J-1 where some are subject to the 2 year home residence requirement. That doesn't apply to visitor visas.


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Isn't it a condition of a B2 that on expiration the visa holder must leave the USA for a minimum of 2 years??? regardless of marriage status you would be forced to seperate for much longer than it takes to process a K1.

You are confusing it with the J-1 where some are subject to the 2 year home residence requirement. That doesn't apply to visitor visas.

oh youre right sorry, got my letters and numbers confused, was thinking the fiancee was applying for a study visa.


2006

April 14 - sent I-129F to Vermont

April 25 - NOA1

May, June, July lost to IMBRA and RFE's

Aug 22 - NOA2

Sept 25 - interview date OCTOBER 13th

Oct 26 - arrived at JFK - work authorized

Nov 21 - apply SSN, received Nov 29

Dec 16 - marriage license

2007

Jan 05 - wedding

Jan 30 - AOS begins

AOS

Feb 07 - NOA1 ,check cashed

Feb 28 - notice I-485 sent to CSC

Mar 10 - Biometrics

Apr 16 - surprise RFE arrives..they lost my medical. New medical returned, Apr 23

Jun 1st - RFE ..more medical BS ( go back for TB skin test)

Jun 28 - CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED!!!

July 06- Green card arrives.

LIFTING CONDITIONS 2009

June 12 - mailed package

June 15 - check cashed

June 19 - NOA extension letter ( card expires June 26th)

July 03 - Biometrics notice

July 14 - Biometrics appointment

OCT 29 - CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED!!!

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