Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

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If you want to bring your foreign fiancé home for Thanksgiving Dinner, you will want to make sure that you do it legally.

If your betrothed just arrived in the U.S. on a visitor’s visa and you intend to get married right away, then there is a strong presumption that the visa holder had an intention to remain in the U.S. permanently when they applied for a visa. This could result in arrest and deportation for deceiving an immigration officer.

On the other hand, if you met your true love in the U.S. and dated them for a significant period of time after they legally arrived here on a visa of some kind, then your chosen one might qualify for a permanent residence green card in conjunction with a K-3 spousal visa.

Please see full article below for more information.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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