What is easier, faster and most cost efficient going for a fiance visa (k-1) or k-3 spouse visa ?

Asked 11 months ago - Muskegon, MI

My fiance is from Canada and we are planning on getting married we would like to know what is the most officiant fast and cheaper way for him to come to America?

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  1. Marc Anthony Topoleski

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    Answered . Congratulations on your upcoming marriage! Typically, the K-1 route is faster than K-3, but there is also another option that could be faster than both K-1 and K-3. Whether or not that option is available to you will depend on your specific situation, including wedding plans, travel plans, etc. I recommend you speak with a knowledgable immigration attorney (like the ones here at Ellis Porter) to make sure you are proceeding with the quickest and most cost effective option.

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  2. Michael Hugh Carlin

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    Answered . You have several options available, including ones that you do not list in your question. It would be a good idea for you to consult with an immigration attorney about your situation so that you can make an informed decision about the best way to proceed.

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  3. Gintare Grigaite

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    Answered . Fiance visa may be a little faster, but on average, both routes take approximately the same amount of time. Contact experienced immigration lawyer to assist you with the process.

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  4. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . Cheapest: Get married first and file K3. Fastest, fiancé visa. Other factors include whether your fiancé will be in the U.S., in which case, definitely married and adjustment is the fastest.

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  5. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . I venture to state the following: nothing is easier, faster and most cost efficient with the presently chaotic USCIS, staggering under the weight of its own unnecessary bureaucracy and case stagnation, which it generates rather efficiently.

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