How to apply for a wife visa???

Asked over 1 year ago - Brazil, IN

I am going out with a American guy for years and now we had decided to get married we want to get married in Brazil e move out to the USA, but we do not know how to appply. If he hadn't been work in a regular job lately we can still apply or it will be an obstacule for us??????

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  1. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . After marriage the US citizen files a form I-130 ... followed by MANY other forms ... a process that takes about 9-12 months.

    Yes, income can be an obstacle if he doesn't make over $20,000 a year. If his income is too low, you'll need a financial co-sponsor.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  2. Cindy Medina

    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . He files the petition abroad and if he does not have sufficient income then you two get a co-sponsor that is a legal permanent resident or us citizen.

  3. Pablo Husayn Nossa

    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . My colleagues are correct. Marry, file IR petition and visa process. Co-sponsor will be required if petitioner's income is insufficient.

    The answer provided is general in nature and should not be construed as legal advice as not all facts are know by... more
  4. Lalita Haran

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . I think it would be in your best interest to seek professional consultation with an experienced immigration attorney instead of venturing out on your own based on what you learn on the internet elsewhere or on this website. Best Wishes!
    Lalita Haran
    Attorney: Immigration Law
    13295 Illinois St, ste 128
    Carmel IN 46032
    Ph: (317) 660-6174

    Contact (317) 660-6174 for specific legal advice. Answers here are not legal advice because they are of general... more

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