Is a K3 Visa process as bad as people say?

Asked over 2 years ago - Bend, OR

A K3, in theory, would really be very helpful for my husband and I in our bid to move to the USA. He is a US citizen but no longer has US domicility as he has been living here with me for 6 years. If I got a K3 we could move over there together and solve the domicility problem, giving the IR1 app a better chance of success. BUT I keep hearing that a K3 is expensive, takes forever and might not even be decided before the IR1 and so wouldn't even help solve the domicility issue. Advice much appreciated.

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  1. Elliot M.S. Yi

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    Answered . Yes, K3 can be expensive and take a long time. You should meet with an attorney. I offer consultations via Skype. If you have additional questions feel free to email me at

    The Law Office of Elliot M.S. Yi, 2075 SW First Avenue, Ste 2J, Portland, Oregon, 97201; elliot@... more
  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . I am not a big fan of the K-3 ... and, you are correct, it is a more expensive option.

    Meet with an attorney, many of us use Skype for consultations.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. Robert West

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    Answered . k-3 is not a viable option anymore. Consult with an attorney.

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