Asked about 1 year ago - Sparks, NVFlag
I am a Canadian from Toronto, Ontario. I have been living in Reno for the last 2 years and have been in a serious relationship for the more than 2 years. What is involved in getting a fiance visa. I would like to know what the steps are, how long it usually takes & what the cost is.
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If youre already here than adjusting your status to that of a lawful permanent resident based on marraige to a U.S. Citizen is probably the better option. The process takes about 4-6 months and requires significant evidence that the relationship is genuine. Fiancee visas are an option but they are for people not in the country and it takes about 7-9 months and costs more in the long run.
You can find information about the process on my website: http://www.olivielaw.com/marriagevisa.html
Andre Olivie, Esq.
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Assuming your wife to be is a US citizen, sounds like you should just get married and file for adjustment of status. There are some more questions I would have, but basically if you entered legally, even if you overstayed your permitted visit, you may be eligible to adjust. Fiancé visas are only for spouses living abroad. Probably worth your while to have a consultation with an experienced atty. good luck.
Are you still in Reno or are you in Canada
Since you are unclear about your current whereabout , it is hard to give you the best opinion
See the link below which outlines all your options
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