When Immigration Matters

What is the K1 Visa?

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Fri, Nov 10, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

While it is (unfortunately) true that all types of visas are subject to some degree of myths and misunderstandings — including a few major falsehoods that have endured for decades —the K1 visa is arguably the least understood; especially among some of its critics who believe that it is merely a way for people to deceptively “marry their way into becoming a permanent resident.” Actually, given the immense amount of rigorous scrutiny and due diligence by the U.S. Foreign Consulate in the petitioner’s native country, and by the USCIS and DHS in the U.S., nothing could be further from the truth!

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US Immigration Basics for South Africans | Green Cards (Part 3)

Posted by Karen Pollak on Fri, Sep 10, 2010 @ 7:34 AM

The Most Common Green cards issued to South Africans

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K-1 Fiancé Visa | Immigration | Don't Try to Scam the System

Posted by Karen Pollak on Tue, Aug 03, 2010 @ 5:51 PM

As immigration lawyers, we get a lot of questions about the requirements for a K-1 fiance visa.  Last year 227,000 foreign nationals obtained green cards through marriage -- more than any other category of applicant, according to the USCIS. 

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US Citizen | How Do I Bring My Fiance to the United States?

Posted by Michael Pollak on Fri, Jan 22, 2010 @ 7:00 PM

This is the first video in a series created to answer frequently asked immigration questions. Thanks for your comments, questions, and suggestions regarding immigration topics.

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