My husband has just submitted an I-130 for me after my application for B2 visa was rejected due to the length of stay intended. As such, I am no longer able to enter the USA on my tourist visa while awaiting approval. Is there any other way to enter and leave USA while the application is pending? I had hoped to travel to USA in August and return to Singapore in December. Would a K3 visa be any quicker?
No. And I would stay far away from the K-3, it is a relic of a time when I-130 petitions took much longer than they do now. They will not speed up your case, but will cost you an extra $1,070 to Adjust your Status when you arrive in the US.
You can try for the B-2 again with the assistance of a lawyer who can help your establish that you have strong ties outside the US and intent to merely visit while the I-130 is pending. However this will be more difficult now that you have already been denied once.
The only other type of visa that could work for you is an L1 or H1, both of which would require a qualifying employer and job opportunity in the US. However this does not appear to apply to your situation.
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