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Let Us Make 2018 Your BEST YEAR EVER!
Let FilAm Immigration put our years of EXPERIENCE to work for you!We make it our business, reuniting couples Quick, Stress Free & Afford-ably! We have reunited over 1,800 couples with K1 Fiancee & CR1 Spouse visas since 2003. It’s time to break free from those oceans that separate you both, from a normal life.
How to Bring Fiance to USA from Philippines
So many of us since the early two thousands, have used the internet as a tool for finding a new love. As the years evolved with electronic communication, we have come to rely on so many ways to keep in contact, daily with our new loved ones, from across the oceans. We have taken step to visit with them personally and spend quality time knowing each other, making memories with pictures and gift giving, but now you want to spend the rest of your life together.
Because of government policy and stringent rules, one cannot simply go to another Country and get married and bring their new bride back home on the plane? With U.S. Immigration rules, you must use the K1 Fiance visa or if you get married you need to use the CR1 Spouse visa.
For some, the overall cost of going through with a K1 Fiancee Visa is astronomical!
The good news is, the fees associated don’t come all at the same time.
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Because of our years of experience, K1 Visa Couples who hired us, were able to achieve their dreams in spite of financial hurdles a long the way. Government fees always on the rise while cost of living for some continues to soar and income earnings decrease. If you take the time to do some searching, then you’ll learn that our service fees won’t suck you dry and leave struggling as many of our competitors give themselves raises each year. Our Fees Remain the Lowest in the Industry!
Cyber Dating has it’s Pros and Cons.
The world has become a much smaller place since the age of internet and dating sites. We can practically go anywhere in the world to chat and find new and interesting friends of any culture. Many have and will continue to find love abroad and will learn all about the pros and cons to cyber dating.
Once a couple has found each other and both have declared their love and intentions for each other, they both now want to get married. The US Immigration allows qualifying Sponsors and Beneficiaries to get married in the USA with a K1 Fiancee Visa within the first 90 days.
In Search of The Best Service?
Make 2018 your BEST YEAR EVER! We have been told time and time year after year that most online services as well as Attorney and Lawyers will keep most of their prospective clients in the dark?
Others have told us that they have found a number of websites that had conflicting information and that the couple had no idea who was right and who was wrong?
At FilAm Immigration, we strive to stay up on top when ever changes come about? Every year, changes take place but many online services are to lazy to maintain their own websites.
Our K1 Fiancee Visa Service Packages are Awesome!
Take a closer look at FilAm Immigration and compare our fees with our competitors fees and you’ll learn that we offer you and your Filipina Fiancee more service for a much more modest fee. Our 2018 fee’s get you more personal services than any other!
Sure, you can hire Lawyers or Attorneys to do the exact same thing, and they’ll be more than glad to take your money and offer you very little help. Or you can hire a specialized service like FilAm Immigration, who can get the job done with results! Get Started Now!
We been told by many happy clients who hired us, that we give them a lot more BANG for their BUCK with the same results as what others could provide? Remember just because a fee is lower doesn’t mean the service is not credible!
The United States Embassy, Manila Philippines
is known to be one of the TOUGHEST for approvals.
For the do-it-your-selfer, WATCH OUT! There are 3 major processes that you and your fiancee or spouse must go through from start to finish. Be aware that the government has a number of pit falls which many couples never saw coming! For the do-it-your-selfer, you stand a 100% chance of hitting, if not a few, at least one of the many pit falls. There is a lot of Government Bureaucracy and red tape to easily get ensnared by. All which could result in, added months of waiting or worst! A denial.
You can hire EXPENSIVE Lawyers, or you can choose to hire FilAm Immigration Services, who offers more for your money and GETS RESULTS! Learn More About Our US Embassy Support?
Avoiding the pit-falls with FilAm there.
Providing a well done I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancee is very important right from the start. Many get rejected early in the game which can cost you time and more money with longer waiting and frustration.
Once your petition has been approved, then you’ll be wondering what next? The government expects you to know what to do next, so don’t set there waiting for them to provide you the answers.
The biggest problem that many do-it-your-selfers run into is they get into a big hurry because they actually do think they know what to do next? Unfortunately almost all of our clients are amazed when I explain to them what is to be done next? They all say to me wow! without your guidance we seriously would have messed this thing up!
Once Your Petition is Approved?
Every couple gets excited when they learned their petition has been approved! This means that the National Visa Center is forwarding your petition to the US Consulate in Manila Philippines.
Our Experts will guide the couple on how, what, where and when to get everything that is required for a medical exam and US Embassy Interview. With an expert in the Philippines to guide your loved one through this very important part will insure your getting approved.
US Embassy Support for Manila Philippines
With our EXPERTISE, you and your Filipina Fiancee will have removed much of the stress and worry by knowing that your prepared for the medical exam and your US Embassy Interview.
We will assist and guide you both with what items are required? We will remove much stress and worry so you can attend your interview with confidence. Our “Top Notch” Case file review is the best of anybody’s!
Our online support Philippines, offers piece of mind…
Your Fiancee will know how to prepare for her St. Luke’s medical exam and will be coached on how to answer certain questions?
Our online case file review and mock interview can give your fiancee the satisfaction on knowing that she can attend her interview without to much stress. We’ll prep her up on everything she needs to know step-by-step to insure her approval.
We Are K1 Fiancee Visa “EXPERTS” USA & Philippines!
Reuniting Couples Since 2003
Hey if your looking for a Top-Notch Service that gets results and is very friendly, easy to work with and offers the most affordable fees, then FilAm Immigration Services provides all of those.We specialize in the Philippines bound to the USA Visa service bringing your Filipina Fiancee or Filipina wife to be with you in the United States. See Our Couples Testimonies
Specialized K1 Visa Service Philippines to USA
First thing you should do is call us to receive free consultation, then FilAm Immigration Services, can provide you with very valuable information about all requirements, pre-planning your trip, money saving tips & guidance to both the US sponsor and Filipino beneficiary throughout the entire processing to insure that your loved one receives their K1 or CR1 Visa so that they can come home to you.
Our Areas of Service
Our home office is Orlando FL & we also have an office in Dumaguete City Philippines Your never required to come into our office as we are able to serve both the sponsor and beneficiary from the comforts of your home or office. We assist every step of the way between USCIS and Philippines government requirements. Office location in Orlando FL. and Dumaguete City Philippines.
FilAm Immigration Services 311 W. Hornbeam Dr. Longwood, FL 32779 USA
SDA Village Door #7 Tubtubon Rd. Sibulan Township, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, 6201 Philippines
“EXPERT ADVICE “ Is what Our Clients Get!
K1 Fiance Visa Requirements: FilAm Immigration Services will keep all of our clients current and up to date with the latest K1 Visa requirements to insure the Couples of their Success. Nearly every year USCIS and US Embassy, even medical process makes changes that come unexpectedly. There are also Philippines government requirements that ad to the difficulty of things.
K1 Fiance Visa financial or income Requirements: FilAm Immigration Services will make ourselves available on phone or through email as a guidance to insure that the US Sponsor is in compliance with USCIS Poverty guidelines and we will give you details to increase your meeting the guidelines if ever you fall short? Co-Sponsors cannot be used for approved I-129F Petitions.
K1 Fiance Visa process for the Philippines: The Philippines imposes other requirements and government interviews on all their Citizens from start to finish in the K1 Visa process. FilAm Immigration Services is not only assisting both of you with USCIS, but we also are on top of all the requirements that Philippines governments ads to the process. Such as NSO-PSA, NBI, DFA and CFO. Other Country Police Records if applicable?
K1 Fiance Visa documents Required: FilAm Immigration Services, will determine which documents the Sponsor and the Beneficiary needs to provide as part of the I-129F Petition and also for the US Embassy Interview? Not every-ones case is the same and may vary from each couple based on situations they have in their lives? The difference is usually with Divorce decrees and Police records.
K1 Fiance Visa forms: FilAm Immigration Services, will provide all of your USCIS forms that will be required in your petition. We will also make all required supplemental sheets that are also required for your K1 Visa process. USCIS forms are FREE and nobody should ever charge you for those.
You can also go to USCIS.GOV to get the required forms for FREE!
K1 Fiance Visa fees: There are several government fees aside form the fee we charge. FilAm Immigration Services will instruct you how much a government fee is and when it is time to pay it? You have a filing fee, later then you have a non-immigrant visa application fee, then soon after a medical fee later a Philippines government fee. The total will be $1,135. in government fees alone as of 2017.
K1 Fiance Visa wait time: FilAm Immigration Services has been bringing Couples together since 2003. We are usually close to giving the Sponsor and Beneficiary a pretty accurate time frame of when they will be together from start to finish? Sometimes depending on each Couples situation our estimated time frame is based of certain events during your filing period?
K1 Fiance Visa interview checklist: FilAm Immigration Services, will prepare both Beneficiary and the Sponsor several weeks before the actual US Embassy interview in Manila. Our Philippines representative is located in the Philippines specifically to provide your fiancee with step by step online instructions, to insure that she has everything needed for her interview?
K1 Fiance Visa medical requirements: Getting your fiancee ready for her medical examination in St. Luke’s Medical Center at Manila, is a very important part of the K1 Visa process. FilAm Immigration Services, will instruct both the US Sponsor and the Beneficiary about cost and required items that should be brought to the medical examination? If applicable K2 Children also.
K1 Fiance Visa interview process: Once the I-129F Petition has been Approved, FilAm Immigration Services, will stay in communication with both the Sponsor and Beneficiary through email and phone calls to insure that the process is going to be smooth during the interview? We will schedule an online chat appointment to assist your fiancee with her case files together.
K1 Fiance Visa interview questions: Probably the biggest moment for all K1 Applicants, is when they face the interviewers to be questioned? Our FilAm staff member in the Philippines will meet online with your fiancee usually a few days before the real interview takes place. We will ask more than the average questions to insure she is prepared? Our questions cover CFO, US Port of entry also.
K1 Fiance Visa processing time: Once the interview has been completed and your fiancee has been approved, FilAm Immigration Services, is able to check the status of your K1 Visa, to found out if it is still under administrative review or being processed or when it is “Issued”? On average if all went well processing and delivery time takes 10 to 14 working days.
Our Most Comonly Asked Questions
Under U.S. immigration law, a foreign-citizen fiancée of a U.S. citizen is the beneficiary of an approved I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancée. A beneficiary who has been issued a nonimmigrant K-1 visa for travel to the United States in order to marry his or her U.S. citizen fiancée. During the process the word immigrant is also used for the K1 Visa process but still it is recognized by U.S. immigration as nonimmigrant.
The K-1 fiancée nonimmigrant visa is for the foreign-citizen fiancée of a United States U.S. citizen. The K-1 visa permits the foreign-citizen fiancée to travel to the United States and marry his or her U.S. citizen sponsor within 90 days of arrival. This has been a much faster alternative used apposed to marrying in your foreign fiancees country.
Fiance visas are only for fiances of U.S. citizens, not green card holders. In order to bring your fiance here, you will have to get married first. You will then have to file an immigrant visa petition for your spouse, known as Form I-130, and wait for it to be approved and for a visa to become available. The best alternative would be to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen, so that you have the K1 Fiancee visa benefits.
As of early 2017 the total filing fees for the K-1 process were $535. for Form I-129F (filed with USCIS), $265. to apply for the K1 visa (paid to the consulate), and $1,225. for Form I-485 and the adjustment of status packet (filed with USCIS), including the biometrics fee.
An immigrant visa is the visa issued to persons wishing to live permanently in the U.S. A nonimmigrant visa is the visa issued to persons with a permanent residence outside the U.S. but who wishes to be in the U.S. on a temporary basis (i.e. Tourism, medical treatment, business, temporary work, or study.
If you are a U.S. citizen you have two ways to bring your foreign spouse (husband or wife) to the United States to live. They are. Immigrant visa for a Spouse of a U.S. Citizen (IR1 or CR1) – An immigrant Petition for Alien Relative, Form I-130 is required. The IR1 Visa is for couples married two years and above where as the CR1 Visa is for couples married less than two years.
Instead of waiting abroad for immigrant visa processing and entering the U.S. as an immigrant, it is possible to go through quicker on a K3 visa (K3 visa for spouse and K4 visa for children) process and enter as nonimmigrant. After arriving in the U.S., separate application for Form I-485, Adjustment of Status. K3 visas are seldom granted for Philippines.
It allows you to notify U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) that you are engaged to someone from another country, show your intentions to marry, and set in motion the process by which your fiancée will receive the appropriate visa – that is, the K-1 fiance visa. If you have a girl/boy friend who lives in the Philippines and would like to marry them , then this is the correct visa.
What is a K2 visa? The K-2 non-immigrant visa allows the child of a K-1 fiancée visa holder to enter into the U.S. and await the availability of an immigrant visa. This is one of the benefits of the K1 visa- it allows derivative beneficiary. This will allow your Philippines fiancee and her children to also come together.
If you have a wife or husband kids or no kids living in the Philippines and they are all Filipino Citizens and your the American Citizen. The process generally takes from 9 to 12 months, depending on if the married couple has received their certified marriage certificate? There are many key factors as to why it can go more than one year based on birth certificates, passports, police records and medical examinations?
Filing an immigrant Petition for Alien Relative, form I-130 – $535. as of 2017
NVC – Affidavit of Support Processing Fee – $88.00. NVC – Immigrant Visa Application Processing Fee – $230.00.
Medical examination (costs vary from depending on Embassy) Philippines it is $335. then you have the green card after the interview $220. as of 2017
First, your fiancee will enter the US with a fiancee visa. Next the two of you marry. You will need to get married within the 90-days that his or her status lasts. As soon as you get married, your new husband or wife may apply for an adjustment of status to become a permanent resident.
Applicants for K1/K2 visas must, pay a US$265. nonimmigrant visa application fee once the petition has been approved. The application fee for nonimmigrant visas must be paid prior to scheduling a visa interview appointment. All payments must be paid by the beneficiary for the K1 visa application fee, at any Bank of the Philippine Island (BPI) branch.
Most USCIS services centers are currently taking about 5-6 months to approve a fiancée visa petition. Upon approval, USCIS transfers the petition to your consulate via the National Visa Center. Right now this is taking 30-45 days in most cases. For Philippines from 2015, 2016 it had been taking 6 to 8 weeks for the approval of a petition but for 2017 may take up to 3 months for approvals.
That depend on your situation if you are the U.S. Citizen sponsor and have need for litigation due to felonies, domestic violence, or sex crimes, then you may not be qualified to use the I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancee and might stand a better chance to use a spousal visa instead? If you do not have any serious criminal convictions then you “Do Not Need to hire a Lawyer or Immigration Attorney” You may use a FilAm Immigration which is a specialized service that specifically assists couples from the Philippines to the U.S.A.
Philippines does not allow divorce as it is not legal way to dissolve a marriage according to Philippines law? One must undergo an annulment according to the Roman Catholic beliefs which has been known to be very time consuming, costly and often time unpredictable as to when or even if the annulment will ever be finalized? Most annulment process can take between 1 to 2 years and sometimes never get finalized by court rulings. Without any annulment paper work the U.S. Citizen sponsor will not be able to file a petition for alien fiancee?
Though it is very rare, it would be most unlikely that she would be approved to receive a B1/B2 Tourist visa to the U.S.A. The U.S. Embassy is very careful in their screening applicants trying to get the Tourist visa for many reasons. A total of 95% of all applicants are denied due to lack of evidence that they would return back to their Country when it is time? With a 5% success rate we agree that you would be wasting time and money trying to get the tourist visa.
U.S. Immigration law does have a proof of meeting requirement for couples that want to get married using the K1 Fiancee visa that allows your foreign bride to come to the U.S.A. to marry only you within the first 90 days. Some religious customs may prohibit the meeting in person for some couples due to followed teachings of religious countries.
This is a question we get every year? Many American guys want to come stay in the Philippines while they wait for their Filipina fiancee to get her U.S. Embassy Interview and then approved to receive a K1 Fiancee Visa to return to the U.S.A together. It can be done only by those of you who have an income while you are staying in the Philippines and someone back in the U.S.A can get your postal mail for you and send things to you online and in the mail as part of getting prepared for the interview?
Only the foreign fiancee is required to undergo a medical exam and attend the U.S. Embassy Interview in order to receive the K1 Fiancee visa. Sponsors are not required and there are no interviews in the U.S. for them to attend also. If the U.S.Citizen sponsor would like to attend the U.S Embassy Interview with the fiancee in the Philippines then in many cases, it is helpful, but not required.
Occasionally this happens and one must do everything on their end to get a petition filed to bring over the foreign fiancee before little junior decides to come out! The expecting mother will need a certified and notarized letter from the father to show the medical team at St. Luke’s clinic that the sponsor knows and accepts the unborn child? Next the mother needs to get her K1 Visa and head to the USA before she is too pregnant as airlines may refuse to let her on because of risk having the baby in mid air? If the child is not born in the U.S.A then they must be registered at the U.S. Consulate to receive a U.S. Passport the whole process may take an additional 3 months and requires DNA samples.
Philippines law does require that all of their younger citizens whether they marry locally or abroad have consent. If he or she is between the age of 18-22 they will be required to have an affidavit of support from the lawyer or attorney signed by one or two parents or legal guardian stating that they have counseled their son or daughter about getting married before hand. Anyone between ages 23-25 are only required to have verbal consent from their parents or legal guardian prior to getting married.
All applicants from age 16 and up regardless if they are applying for the K1 Fiancee visa or a spousal visa will be required in part with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide his or hers police records from the country they are a citizen in. The rule also applies to other countries lived in worked in for a period of no less than 6 months. If the foreign fiancee of spouse have other legal names from previous marriages or any other, then they must provide police records in those name also.
USCIS has a K Unit that tracks down multiple filers. If you have had an I-129F Petition approved recently meaning the petition got the “Go Ahead” but your alien fiancee and you had a change of heart, or you brought over your alien fiancee and things did not work out? Or you married but then divorced after a short time? You must wait for a period of two (2) years before you can file again. Or if you have good supporting evidence and documentation that supports a legitimate reason you could not marry or bring the alien fiancee over, then you can file a waiver without waiting for the two (2) years waiting time.
All Filipino Citizens who are desiring to get a specific visa bound to the United States, must attend the U.S. Embassy in Manila and also their medicals must be done at St. Luke’s in Manila. The Cebu City U.S. Consulate is only for American Citizens to go for specific benefits and is not used as a visa post. So regardless of where your alien fiancee lives, she will have to go to Manila to attend his or hers medical and interview.
Yes it is required to provide certified divorce decrees from each and every marriage you have had no matter how far back it goes? If USCIS finds all of you marriages and you fail to mention some or fail to provide certified divorce decrees of those, then your I-129F Petition will result in hold up or rejection?
There are many reasons that an alien fiancee needs to have a fair amount of English skills not only for attending a U.S. Embassy Interview but entering into their U.S. Port of entry. Almost all of the government paper work is done in English as well as interviews conducted in English. If she barely communicates in English and the U.S. Citizen Fiance only speaks English, well then the Interviewer will believe that she couldn’t possibly be able to have a sincere genuine relationship with him? The only exception would be if it is a U.S. Citizen Filipino who is native to her language.
No you are not required to marry your fiancée once they come to the United States. A fiancée Visa merely gives you permission to marry should you so desire. If you decide not to marry your fiancée the only requirement is that they must leave the United States before the Visa expires. Remember that the U.S. Citizen is the sponsor and you are required and responsible for the beneficiary by paying and sending them back at the appropriate time in order to keep your record clean in case you decide to petition another alien fiancee later on? It is also recommended that the sponsor make photo copies of all immigration paper work including your alien fiancees passport page as away to maintain those records as USCIS will require those in the future.
No, K1 visas are available only to persons who are planning to be married. If the marriage occurs, you will have to file an I-130 Relative Visa petition for your spouse. The one exception to this rule is that if the marriage was religious or social ceremony only, and the marriage wasn’t registered with the local government, a K1 visa may be issued.
Border Patrols are always on the look out for the following, false documents, fake ID’s, incomplete papers, the visitor does not look like the person in the pictures, transporting illegal items, may have a contagious decease or acting deranged. If they are using a K1 Fiancee visa and questioned about what the U.S. Citizen fiances address is, where do they work, what their phone numbers is and do not know or ask to repeat the questions over and over , then these are all red flags and deportation may be to follow?
The truth is, Couples who have large age differences may face more scrutiny than closer to same age couples? Although Interviewers for many years have been used to seeing wide age differences and accept it, provided the K1 Fiancee applicant can demonstrate that the couple has enough supporting documentation to prove the relationship is genuine and sincere? The only way a couple can do this is with time spent in emailing, sending postal letters, calling on a regular phone and sending each other gifts.
Denials are most certainly going to be announced to the applicant during the interview if the foreign fiancee has been caught lying about past or present things that pertain to either the relationship, employment, travel, addresses, criminality, other visa interviews also denials can be brought on by falsifying documents, falsifying government forms, falsifying police and national records, all which could even lead to prison time and hefty fines. A K1 Fiancee or child during a medical exam could even test positive for TB causing delays and sometimes denials. Admitting of drug use suicide in your past can also get your case denied.
Many foreign fiancees, especially from the Philippines have children born out of wedlock and are required to mention all children old and young on the petition, but are in no way obligated from a U.S. Immigration standpoint to bring their child or children to follow using the K2 Visa. A K2 Child would be considered her biological child from age 21 and under.
If the K1 Couple decides to hire FilAm Immigration Service to assist and guide them through the K1 Visa process, they will first be consulted over the phone about their case and to see if they have any hindering situations that would complicate, or otherwise get their petition rejected? One way or another we will let you know if your case has any positive or negative elements and if any of those could be fixed to better your situation or not? Couples who have no negative elements in their case are the ones we will give a 100% guarantee too?
From a U.S. Immigration standpoint, couples who do not share same religious beliefs do stand a possibility of being denied during a U.S. Embassy Interview? Though it is rare, Interviewers may ask the K1 Applicant if he or she shares the same religious beliefs as their U.S. fiance? Even though there are many Christian faiths, the best answer to give is yes we both are Christians and leave it at that.
According to U.S. Immigration a non related rule rather an adequate, is for the U.S. sponsor to contact the U.S. government agency that has his or her petition at the time of the change of heart? Your petition would start off at USCIS, later go to National Visa Center and essentially to the US Consulate of your alien fiancees country. Contacting them by email or letter requires having all of your correct credentials in order to identify that you really are the sponsor and a short letter explaining why you would like your petition to be terminated? By doing this it will insure you of being able to file for another foreign fiancee later on if so desired?