Can my fiance get an H4 visa if we get married a couple of months after I have got an H1B?

Asked over 1 year ago - Fairfax, VA

I got an H1B recently and I will be in the US in a couple of weeks. My fiance and I are planning to get married in 6 months, at that time, can he apply for an H4?.

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  1. Efe Poturoglu

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    Answered . Yes he can apply for an H-4 visa as soon as you get married.

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  2. Samuel Anthony Silva

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    Answered . Yes. Once you're married, he can qualify as an H-4 derivative.

    This answer is only for general information purposes. It does not establish an attorney-client relationship. The... more
  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Yes.

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  4. Tripti Sharad Sharma

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    Answered . Yes.

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  5. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Yes, after you are married.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  6. Jeffrey Jose Estrella

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    Answered . Yes.

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  7. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

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    Answered . Yes

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