State Department Streamlines K-3 Visa Process


The Department of State has changed its K-3 spousal visa application procedures, hoping to streamline and speed the process for applicants. The K-3 visa was originally meant to provide a way for the foreign spouse of a U.S. citizen to come to the United States as a nonimmigrant while waiting for a decision on their permanent residence application. The K-3 visa also enables foreign nationals to get authorization for employment while they’re waiting for residence approval. The problem is that the K-3 approval process has become as slow as the permanent resident approval process. Speeding up the process?

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