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My American Fiance lives here in Ireland as I do. Can she file for a Fiancee visa from Ireland, as we want to live in the US

Whitman, MA |

We want to live in the US and get married there but we don't want to spend any time apart. Is this possible? If not what are our options?
thank you.

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  1. Yes, but the Fiancé petition must be filed with the USCIS in the U.S. and contain a US mailing address for the USC petitioner (only!)

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  2. Yes, the US citizen petition files the petition and will need a US address. The embassy will also require an affidavit of support to ensure that the non-US citizen will not become a public charge. The affidavit of support asks about employment, income, and assets etc.

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  3. Yes.

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