Closure of the Manila USCIS Field Office. The USCIS has satellite offices throughout the world. The USCIS does not issue visas. Visa applications and issuances are functions reserved to the U.S. consulate in Manila, a separate governmental agency. Closure of the USCIS Field Office in Manila has no bearing on immigrant visa processing to the […]
What’s a Good U.S. Consulate?
Which countries are the less difficult to get a fiancee to the USA? Question Allan, If you could please tell me which of the of these 3 countries are the less difficult to get a fiancee here to the USA. Vietnam, Thailand or Philippines. Thank you. Answer Steve, Great question. If you are early in dating and […]
What Are the Different Ways to Come to the U.S.?
How would you suggest to get my niece here to the U.S.? Is it possible that I can petition my niece here then after a year she can change her status so that she can able to work? Question How would you suggest to get my niece here to the U.S.? Is it possible that […]
Does She Have a Right to a Spousal Visa Because We Married?
People often believe that marrying a foreigner gives the foreigner a right to be in the U.S. The U.S. government takes a different view. Here is an example with my answer below. Question We have been together for 3 years and finally married on a recent visit to Philippines. I had applied for a fiance […]
Want Fiance Visa for Philippines Fiance: Have Not Met
To help save money, U.S. citizens who have been dating online will often want to skip the in-person meeting requirement for a Fiancee Visa. However, this rule cannot be avoided unless the couple is unable to meet. Here is an example where the couple has not yet met, and the foreigner has little chance of […]