Tag: k2 visa

My US Visa Application Is Denied! How to a Apply for a Waiver?

| January 26, 2013
My US Visa Application Is Denied! How to a Apply for a Waiver?

If your application is denied at the Embassy interview, the consular officer will give you a form explaining why the application was denied and whether you may be eligible to apply for a waiver of inadmissibility. You may be denied a visa for health reasons, a criminal background, prior issues with U.S. immigration, being a […]

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Co-Sponsor for U.S. K1 Visa

| November 23, 2012
Co-Sponsor for U.S. K1 Visa

If you and your fiance are applying for a US K1 visa so that you can get married in the U.S., you will need to meet the financial requirement to show that you will not need government benefits to live in the U.S. To meet the financial requirement the U.S. citizen petitioner can usually show […]

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Upon approval of the K1 visa, is my fiancé required to leave Thailand immediately?

| September 28, 2012
Upon approval of the K1 visa, is my fiancé required to leave Thailand immediately?

No, the holder of a US K1 visa can arrive in the US anytime while the K1 visa is still valid. In other words, the K1 visa holder must to leave within the 6 months after the approval of the visa. So you don’t have to rush. You can wait to make travel arrangements and […]

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New Information from USCIS in 2012

| February 23, 2012
New Information from USCIS in 2012

While there have not been any major changes to immigration law in 2012 so far, a number of references have been updated and some new initiatives have been announced. On January 12, 2012 the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated the list of schools approved by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).

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US Permanent Resident

| February 23, 2012
US Permanent Resident

US permanent residents may travel to Thailand for a short visit without losing permanent resident status if they intend to return to the US and make the US their permanent. However, permanent residents should make sure that their green card (Form I-551 Permanent Resident Card) will not expire while they are outside of the US.

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How do I get a US visa?

| February 23, 2012
How do I get a US visa?

If you are the Thai fiance of a US citizen, you and your fiance may wonder how best to get a US visa for you to travel to the US. Although the K1 visa is designed especially for foreign born fiances of US citizens, you may have a number of additional options, depending on your […]

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US Visa and Immigration Services

| February 23, 2012
US Visa and Immigration Services

Welcome to the US visa and immigration blog maintained by Siam Legal’s immigration professionals. We will provide information about US immigration law, what you can expect from the visa application process and other topics related to going to the US from Thailand.

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US Visa Denied

| January 19, 2012
US Visa Denied

If your application is denied at the Embassy interview, the consular officer will give you a form explaining why the application was denied and whether you may be eligible to apply for a waiver of inadmissibility. This is true for both immigrant and non-immigrant visa applications.

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Thailand Marriage and U.S Visa

| January 19, 2012
Thailand Marriage and U.S Visa

Many Americans get married in Thailand and take their foreign spouse back to the U.S. to live. The easiest way to ensure your spouse can join you in the U.S. is to register your marriage at the district office (Amphoe) in Thailand and apply for a spouse visa  for a foreign spouse.

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K3 Visa for Your Thai Spouse

| January 19, 2012
K3 Visa for Your Thai Spouse

If you are a U.S. citizen with a Thai spouse, you can petition for your spouse to enter the United States with a K3 visa, a CR1 visa or an IR1 visa. The K3 visa application process is generally about 2 months shorter than than the CR1 and IR1 visa application process.

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