Read Latest Blogs on Family Immigration - Frear Law

Family Immigration

THE AFFIDAVIT OF BONA FIDE MARRIAGE The Affidavit of bona fide marriage is a helpful piece of evidence that can be submitted with your marriage based green card application. Although they not required, the affidavits can add life to your application and demonstrate that your marriage is not a sham. Do You Need an Affidavit …

Do You Need an Affidavit of Bona Fide Marriage? Read More »

HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT K1 VISA ATTORNEY First off…congrats. If you are reading this, you are probably engaged(or close to getting engaged) and you are looking for information to help you find a K1 visa attorney. The K1 visa is great because it allows a foreign national fiance to come to the US to …

K1 Visa Attorney | How To Find The Right One For You Read More »

If you are someone who is thinking about applying for a green card based on your recent or upcoming marriage to a US Citizen, you likely have a lot of questions. One question that people ask is “how does the application process work?” This flowchart is designed to answer that question for people who are …

Marriage Green Cards: Adjustment of Status Flowchart Read More »

three paths to a green card white board charlotte immigration lawyer

This whiteboard video discusses three common ways to obtain a US Green Card. Immigration lawyers commonly help people obtain green cards through family relationships and employment. Here are some of the options: Green Card Through Marriage: There is no annual limit on green cards issued to spouses of US citizens. As a result, this is …

Video-Three Paths to a US Green Card Read More »

proving bona fide marriage green card immigration lawyer

Whenever you are applying for your spouse to obtain a green card, you will have to comply with a number of requirements. Many of these requirements are fairly straightforward. For example, you will have to file the form I-130 along with other documentation. This documentation includes passport style photos of you and your spouse. It …

Proving a Bona Fide Marriage During the Green Card Process Read More »

adjustment of status green card after a visa overstay

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS AFTER A VISA OVERSTAY A couple of people contacted my office recently who were facing the same dilemma. They had overstayed on their visas and wanted to know about the possibility of staying in the United States with their US citizen spouses. They wanted to know: Would they have to leave the …

Adjustment of Status after a Visa Overstay Read More »

212d3 waiver charlotte immigration lawyer

One of the amazing things about working as an immigration lawyer is that you are in a position to help who are in really difficult situations. A man in his twenties contacted me recently and shared his sad yet inspiring story. A Troubled Teenager When this man was in his late teens he was going through …

Returning to the US with a 212d3 Waiver Read More »

601A Waiver Charlotte Immigration Lawyer

One common scenario that immigration lawyers come across looks like this: A person risks their life by crossing the desert and entering the United States without being inspected at the border. The person then begins living and working in the United States. After living in the US for a period of time he/she  falls in …

All about the 601A Waiver Read More »

k1 visa checklist immigration lawyer

If you are reading this post, you are probably considering the K1 visa for you and your fiance. The initial process for the K1 visa involves completing the form I-129F and submitting supporting documentation. This may sound fairly straight forward, but sadly many I-129F petitions fail due to inadequate supporting documentation. This checklist can be …

K1 Visa Document Checklist Read More »