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Waivers of Inadmissibility in Immigrant Visa Applications
What if my immigrant visa application is denied at the Embassy interview? 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 […]
Overstaying a US Visa
Overstaying a visa in US is a serious violation of US immigration law. Always be sure to know the expiration date of your visa. You can check your I-94 departure card to see when you need to leave the US or request an extension of stay. Overstaying a visa must be avoided if possible or […]
How Can a Thai Apply for a U.S. Business Visa?
If you want to go to the U.S. for a business meeting, conference or trade show, a B1 visa is the best choice. B1 visas are available for Thais who wish to travel to the U.S. temporarily for business. While a B1 visa does not allow you to work in the U.S., you can conduct […]
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 […]
US Visa Interview Appointments in Thailand
The final step of your US visa application process is the visa interview at the US Embassy in Bangkok or the US Consulate in Chiang Mai. The primary purpose of the interview is to make sure you are eligible for the visa you are applying for. You will be required to swear or certify that […]
Why are some K3 visa applications converted to CR1 visa applications?
US K3 and CR1 visas are both for spouses of US citizens. But there are differences in the application process for the two types of spouse visas. K3 visa applications involve the submission of both Form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative, sometimes called the I-130 packet, and Form I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e), sometimes called […]
US Visa Fees for 2012
On February 2, 2012 the US State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs announced new fees. The fee changes are effective immediately and will affect future visa applications.
US Visa in Chiang Mai
If you live in or near Chiang Mai and wish to visit the US, Siam Legal can help you apply for a non-immigrant visa at the US Consulate in Chiang Mai. You should be aware that the US Consulate in Chiang Mai only processes certain non-immigrant visas for people who live nearby.
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).
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 […]