Immigration Law

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K-1 Visa Lawsuit Victory: Milligan v. Pompeo
Posted on 20 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Milligan v. Pompeo, Nov. 19, 2020 "This case features “pair[s] of star-crossed lovers” on whose lives, like Romeo and Juliet’s, a plague has wreaked havoc. In that tragedy, news of Juliet’s ruse never reaches Romeo because... Read More

Tags: k-1 , fiance

Matter of Song, 27 I&N Dec. 488 (BIA 2018)
Posted on 19 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Song, 27 I&N Dec. 488 (BIA 2018) An applicant for adjustment of status who was admitted on a K-1 visa, fulfilled the terms of the visa by marrying the petitioner, and was later divorced must submit an affidavit of support from the petitioner... Read More

Kowalski: "Humans Are Not Robots"
Posted on 8 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, Dec. 8, 2015 - "Immigration experts and lawyers who handle K-1 visa clients say that, in their experience, it’s not an easy process to exploit. ... “The applicant for a K-1 visa has to undergo very thorough security... Read More

Tags: k-1 , kowalski , visa

Cyrus D. Mehta: Will the San Bernardino Attack Make Marriages to Foreign Spouses More Difficult?
Posted on 14 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Dec. 14, 2015 - "Even if the K-1 visa is not curtailed by Congress (and hopefully that will not be the case), there is bound to be more scrutiny after the shootings. To be eligible for the K-1 visa, it is important that there be no... Read More

Posted on 10 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Effective immediately, the DS-160 Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application will replace the DS-156 Electronic Visa Application form (EVAF), the DS-156K (Nonimmigrant Fiance Visa Application), and the paper-based DS-230 Application for Immigrant... Read More