Getting a Green Card Through America Engagement
A citizen of the Republic of Turkey who is engaged to an American man can apply for a Green Card if he fulfills the necessary conditions . For this , the person who will apply for the US Green Card must first obtain a K-1 visa . According to the American Immigration Law; A U.S. citizen must complete Form I-129 (Petition for Immigrant Fiancée) for their fiancé and have the petition approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). K-1 then engaged to non – US citizens can apply for a visa. With this visa, a person who goes to the USA can marry an American citizen fiancée within 90 days. During this 90-day period, he can work a job in the USA if he wants to.
The person who marries his US fiancée can then apply for permanent residency with the Citizenship and Immigration Service (ISCIS) and the Department of Homeland Security .
In the meantime , the person applying for a K-1 US Fiancee visa can apply for a K-2 Visa for children under the age of 21 and single children . For these people, the I-129 Form must be filled.
In the continuation of our article, you can find detailed information about Green Card Application through Engagement and K-1 American Visa . According to the Immigration Law of America, Green Card by Engagement Application documents are a bit complicated and the procedure is a bit long. In this process, we recommend that you seek counseling so that you do not prolong your application process due to incorrect documents. Our Euroasia GVS officials will support you from the beginning to the end of your application process.
Requirements for a K-1 Fiance Visa
- Requirement to be a US citizen: The person applying for a Green Card for his fiancee must be a US citizen.
- Requirement to have met in the last 2 years: The engaged couple must have met within 2 years before applying for a K-1 Visa also can remove conditions on green card but its just valid for certain situations.
- Requirement to marry within 90 days: Foreign fiancé must intend to marry within 90 days of entering the United States on a K-1 visa. The couple’s marriage must be legally possible under US law.
- Requirement to sponsor fiancee: A U.S. citizen must prove that he or she will take care of as many families as there will be after marriage, and that he or she has an income of more than 125 percent of the federal subsistence limit. If his income is below the subsistence minimum, another relative living in the United States must sponsor him.
The engaged couple must present documents to prove that they have met before . (Flight tickets, hotel invoices, photos, photos taken with the couple’s family and friends, engagement rings, receipts for expenses made with the intention of marriage, letters showing the communication between them, correspondence such as e-mail)
Health Report: Regardless of age, the K-1 visa applicant must be examined by an authorized physician. The envelope containing the vaccination card and clean report issued by the authorized person must be submitted in the application. You must not open this envelope.
Vaccination Cards: The applicant must go to a USCIS-approved clinic to have their missing vaccinations. Financial resources: The US citizen should show his financial resources such as bank account, house, car, how to cover the expenses of his fiancee who will apply for a Green Card
Workplace Letter: A letter from the workplace of the fiancee who will sponsor the visa applicant.
Tax Returns: Receipts for taxes paid by a US citizen fiancé.
US visa pre-application form
While traveling abroad, you must have your passport with you, but special agreements have been made with large cruise ship companies in order to make it easier for passengers to travel on the shore. These special agreements have been made in order to eliminate the possibility of passengers losing their passports or having them stolen while traveling and shopping, and to eliminate the passengers’ obligation to obtain a visa when entering . Normally, American citizens are required to obtain a visa to enter Turkey. Visa fee is $20 per person. However, with these special agreements, cruise ship passengers are allowed to go ashore for one day without a visa.