K-1 Fiancée Visa Intensive

Training 3. K-1 Fiancée Visa Intensive

In this one day intensive you will learn how to competently prepare and file K-1 Fiancée Visa applications. A laptop computer with internet capabilities and a printer are required to prepare and print the necessary online forms. We will provide each attorney with electronic copies of the exhibits.

8:30 am: Introduction and Welcome

8:45 am-9:45 am: K-1 Fiancée Visas: Overview.

We will give the executive summary on Fiancée Visas and review the intake forms, checklist and contracts for this type of case.

  • IVA Pre-FTC Intake
  • IVA Free Telephone Consult Intake Form
  • Fiancée / IV Intake Form – Citizen
  • Fiancée / IV Intake Form – Non Citizen
  • Fiancée Checklist with sample letter
  • IVA Fiancée Visa Contract            You will use popular resources to quickly ascertain current substantive and procedural requirements for the Fiancée Visa.
  • 9:45 am-10:30 am: Legal Requirements for Fiancée
  • Kurzban Immigration Law Sourcebook pages 1030 to 1037
  • Foreign Affairs Manual re K-1
  • NVC information sheet
  • CSC Canada Immigrant Visa and Fiancée Visa website
  • US Embassy Montreal Packet 3 info from website
  • US Embassy Montreal Packet 4 info from website
  • AAO case extreme hardship to meet in person
  • AAO case no good faith marriage requirement

10:30 am-10:45 am: AM Break

10:45 am-12:45 pm: Preparing the Case

We roll up our sleeves and prepare actual cases for submission. We review the necessary documents and complete the mandatory USCIS forms.

  • Overview of USCIS and Dept. of State Websites
  • I-129f instruction sheet
  • I-134 Affidavit of Support instruction sheet
  • I-693 Medical Exam instruction sheet
  • Birth Certificate – US Citizen
  • Non Citizen birth certificate
  • Non Citizen Passport
  • Timothy Parker Divorce
  • Sally Child BC
  • Shelton Child BC
  • 3 Years 1040 Tax Returns w/ W-2 forms
  • Three Paystubs 10-15 to 11-30 2011
  • Employment Verification Letter
  • Fiancée Petition I-129f
  • Fiancée G-325a Citizen
  • Fiancée G-325a Non Citizen
  • Fiancée photo sheet
  • Fiancée Affidavit of Support 1-134

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Presentation of the Case

We navigate the journey through 3 separate government agencies and prepare to receive our final decision on our case.

  • I-129F cover letter to USCIS
  • I-129F Receipt Notice
  • I-129F Approval Notice
  • K-l Visa Packet 3 Letter from Montreal Embassy
  • DS 230 Part I
  • DS 160
  • DS 156k
  • DS156
  • CDJ Fiancée affidavit re free to marry
  • K-1 Transmittal Letter to Montreal Embassy
  • K-l Visa Packet 4 Letter from Montreal Embassy
  • I-693 Medical Exam
  • Sample Police Clearance Certificate
  • Good faith fiancée relationship letter
  • K-1 Visa Binder Cover Sheet

3:45 pm -4:00 pm: PM Break

4:00 pm – 5:45 pm: Post Filing issues

We receive our decision and explore worst case scenarios and examples of success. We discuss managing client expectations and disappointments, requesting supervisory review and advisory opinions for cases improperly denied.

  • K-1 refusal letters from Embassy
  • K-l Visa from Montreal Embassy, K-l Entry stamp in passport and K-l I-94 Card from Entry with screen captures of CBP I-94 portal

5:45: Conclusion of Program