- Introduce yourself
- I-129f Petition for Alien Fiance(e)
- G-325A Biographic Information (one for each person)
- The passport photos must be in color
Many of my clients who travel overseas to spend time with their fiancés or spouses while waiting on a K1 Fiance or CR1 Marriage Visa, become fathers. After all of the excitement, the question becomes…….What do I need to do so my child can travel to the US with my fiancé or spouse?
The child of a US citizen born overseas only needs a US Passport to travel to the US. To obtain a US passport for the child, the couple must first file a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) with the nearest US Embassy and follow all the required instructions.
A CR1 Marriage Visa is used for spouses and relatives of a US Citizen or Legal permanent Resident. To obtain a CR1 Marriage Visa, the US Citizen must file form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative. The current edition is dated 12/19/2012. Some previous editions are still accepted. File your forms and documents with USCIS at the address that corresponds to the state of the petitioners home residence. You will find this information on the form instructions or by visiting www.uscis.com. The current filing fee is $420.00. Your check must be made payable to The US Department of Homeland Security.
If you have questions about the CR1 Marriage Visa, you are welcome to call me anytime toll free at 1-888-515-3529.
Attorney Jeff Pettys