My son will be attending his GC visa (F2B category) interview on 27 July 2015 and plans to travel to the US on 8 Aug 2015. Is it okay for him to travel back in Dec 2015 to get married? He will be collecting his SS and GC before that.
Also, can he apply for his spouse immediately after marriage at the US embassy in the home country? Or must he come back to the US to do so.
All expert advices are highly appreciated and thank you in advance.
It is clear that you understand that he can't be married when he gets the visa, nor when he enters the US.
Are you aware of the fact that it will tak 2 years before his spouse, as an F2A, can't come to the US for 2 years?
As for whether or not he can file the I-130, while in the home country ... yes ... but he must mail the application to an office in the US .. not at the Embassy.
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The comments by the attorney answering above are correct, yet I suggest you get the clarity you need by contacting a local AILA attorney in person asking for a letter spelling it all out that you can give to your son.
Only after he is an LPR can he get married if he wants to retain the immigrant category.
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