K1 Visa Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the K1 Fiance Visa

K1 Visa

 

The K1 visa (also called the fiancé visa) is a special visa which allows the fiancé of a U.S. citizen to come to the United States, marry their U.S. citizen fiancé, and get their green card while in the U.S.

 

In this guide, I will discuss the important details of the K1 visa. If you have any questions, feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com. I’m very responsive via email and I would be happy to help you.

 

 

Overview:

 

1. What is the K1 Visa?

 

2. What are the Benefits of a K1 Visa?

 

3. K1 Visa Requirements

 

4. K1 Visa Process

 

5. K1 Visa Processing Time

 

6. What are the Documents Required to Get a K1 Visa?

 

7. K1 Visa Form

 

8. K1 Visa Fees

 

9. K1 Visa Interview Questions

 

10. Conclusion

 

 

1. What is the K1 Visa?

 

The K1 visa (also called the fiancé visa) is a special visa which allows the fiancé of a U.S. citizen to enter the United States, marry their U.S. citizen fiancé, and adjust status in the United States to get their green card.

 

To get a K1 visa, your U.S. citizen fiancé must file a Form I-129f on your behalf in addition to other steps discussed below. Your U.S. citizen fiancé is the petitioner (person filing the petition) and you (the person getting the K1 visa) are the beneficiary (person benefiting from the petition).

 

Getting a K1 visa based on your engagement to a US citizen can be a complicated process. You must meet specific eligibility requirements and you must follow precise steps. If you fail to file paperwork correctly or you fail to complete the necessary steps then your case may face huge delays, or even worse, be denied.

 

2. What are the Benefits of a K1 Visa?

 

There are several benefits to getting a K-1 Visa. Here are just a few:

 

Eligibility to Adjust Status in the United States

 

One of the main benefits of a K1 visa is that it allows you to enter the U.S. for the purpose of marrying your U.S. citizen fiancé. In fact, one of the requirements of the K1 visa is that both the parties must have the intent to marry each other within 90 days of the K1 visa beneficiary’s entry to the U.S. If you get married to each other within 90 days of your entry to the U.S., you can apply for an adjustment of status to get your green card. An adjustment of status is the process of becoming a lawful permanent resident (U.S. green card holder) while inside of the U.S. The entire adjustment of status is done within the United States, without the need for the K1 visa beneficiary to leave the country for a visa interview.

 

Ability to Apply for Work Authorization

 

Another benefit of a K1 visa is that it allows you to apply for work authorization immediately upon entering the United States on your K1 visa. You may apply for work authorization once you have been admitted into the U.S. on a K1 visa by filing a Form I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization). If you apply for work authorization before getting married to your U.S. citizen fiancé, then the work authorization will expire 90 days after your admission to the U.S.

 

In addition to applying for work authorization upon entering the U.S. you also may be eligible to apply for work authorization when you apply for your adjustment of status (after marriage to your U.S. citizen spouse).

 

Immigration Benefits for Your Children

 

Another benefit of the K1 visa is that it may provide immigration benefits for your children. If you child is unmarried and under the age of 21 years old, they may qualify for a K2 visa to accompany you to the United States. Once you marry your U.S. citizen fiancé, your unmarried children that are in the U.S. on their K2 visa may apply for an adjustment of status to get their green card as well.

 

Avoid Filing the Form I-130

 

Usually, to get a marriage based green card, your spouse is required to file a Form I-130 “Petition for Alien Relative” on your behalf. With a K1 fiancé visa, you can avoid the I-130 process and apply directly for the adjustment of status (Form I-485) upon entry to the U.S. and marriage to your U.S. citizen fiancé.

 

3. K1 Visa Requirements

 

Petitioner Must be a U.S. Citizen  

 

In order to qualify for a K1 visa, the petitioner (your fiancé) must be a U.S. citizen. U.S. lawful permanent residents (green card holders) are not eligible act as the petitioner for a K1 visa application.

 

Both Parties Must be Free to Marry

 

To qualify for a K1 visa, both parties must be legally free to marry. This means that all prior marriages (if applicable) must be terminated.

 

Intent to Get Married within 90 Days

 

To qualify for a K1 visa, both parties must intend to get married to each other within 90 days of the K1 visa beneficiary’s admission to the U.S. As part of the initial petition for a K1 visa, The U.S. citizen petitioner must submit clear evidence demonstrating both parties’ intent to get married.

 

Physical Meeting Requirement

 

To qualify for a K1 visa, you must prove that you and your fiancé met in person within the two-years prior to filing the initial petition for a K1 visa. This requirement was put in place to deter situations involving “mail-order brides.”

 

There are 2 exceptions to the physical meeting requirement:

 

Established Custom Exception

 

One exception to the physical meeting requirement is if meeting each other in person would violate strict and long-standing customs of the K1 visa beneficiary’s culture or social practice. If you plan to rely on this exception, you should present evidence supporting the existence of these customs (such as letters from religious officials). You should also provide evidence from family members and friends attesting to the fact that you are complying with these customs.

 

Extreme Hardship Exception

 

Another exception to the physical meeting requirement is if there is some type of extreme hardship preventing the parties from complying with the physical meeting requirement. Some examples of extreme hardships include political conditions preventing travel to the fiancé’s home country, issues preventing the prospective k1 visa beneficiary from leaving their home country and traveling to the U.S., financial difficulties, or medical issues that have affected either parties’ ability to travel. If you plan to rely on this exception, you should be prepared to provide evidence proving the basis of your extreme hardship.

 

 

4. K1 Visa Process

 

Getting a K1 fiancé visa is a multi-step process. Here is a quick outline of the process followed by a more detailed explanation:

 

  • Satisfy K1 Visa Requirements
  • U. S. Citizen Petitioner Files Form 1-129f
  • File Form DS-160
  • K1 Visa Interview
  • Enter the U.S. on K1 Visa (Inspection at Port of Entry)
  • Marriage
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Adjustment of Status Interview

 

Satisfy K1 visa requirements

 

The first step in the K1 visa process is to make sure you satisfy the K1 visa requirements. Two requirements that you should pay particular attention to are the listed below:

 

  • End to prior marriages: You and your fiancé must be legally eligible for marriage, or in other words if you or your fiancé(e) had been married before, your previous marriage must be officially terminated.

 

  • Physical Meeting: Within two years of filing the Form I-129f, you and your fiancé must have met in person at least once. If you cannot satisfy this requirement, make sure that you fall in to one of the exceptions described above.

 

U.S. Citizen Petitioner Files Form I-129f

 

The next step in the K1 visa process is for the U.S. citizen petitioner to file the Form I-129F with USCIS. The I-129F, or the “Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)”, is the first form that is filed with the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS).

 

The Form I-129f is filed along with several evidentiary documents including proof that you intend to marry your fiancé within 90 days of your arrival into the U.S. and proof that you have met your fiancé within the last two years of filing.

 

Essentially, the Form I-12fF proves that you satisfy the K1 visa requirements.

 

File Form DS-160

 

After the U.S. citizen petitioner files the Form I-129f, USCIS will review the form for approval. Once USCIS approves the Form I-129F, the next step is for the K1 visa beneficiary to file a Form DS-160 with the Department of State. The DS-160 is the Application for Non-Immigrant Visa.

 

K1 Visa Interview

 

The next step is for the K1 visa beneficiary to attend a K1 visa interview at a U.S. consulate or embassy in their home country.

 

At the interview, you must bring all required forms and documents and answer various questions concerning yourself, your U.S. citizen fiancé, and your relationship with your U.S. citizen fiancé.  For more information on what forms and documents you must bring and the types of questions you will have to answer at your interview, see below.

 

Enter the U.S. on K1 Visa (Inspection at Port of Entry)

 

After you successfully complete your K1 visa interview, you should receive a valid K1 visa to seek entry to the U.S. Once you receive your K1 visa, the next step is to seek entry to the United States. At the Port of Entry (POE) you will likely be questioned by Customs and Border Protection regarding the purpose of your entry to the United States.

 

Marriage

 

After you have been admitted to the U.S. with your K1 visa, the next step is to marry your U.S. citizen fiancé. You must marry your U.S. citizen fiancé within 90 days of your arrival into the U.S.

 

Adjustment of Status

 

Assuming you and your U.S. citizen fiancé got married within 90 days of your entry to the U.S. the next step is to apply for an adjustment of status. An adjustment of status is the process of going from non-immigrant status to permanent resident status (green card). To do this, you are required to file a Form I-485 with USCIS. The Form I-485 is “Application to Register Permanent residence or Adjust Status.” The adjustment of status process is handled entirely in the U.S.

 

Here are Some of the Requirements for doing an Adjustment of Status:

 

  • You must have entered the United States legally

 

  • You are physically present in the United States at the time the Form I-485 is filed

 

  • You cannot be inadmissible for immigration. There are 10 categories of reasons why someone may be inadmissible to the United States (based on criminal convictions, health-related issues, etc.). You cannot fall within any of these categories.

 

Adjustment of Status Interview

 

Several months after applying for your adjustment of status (Form I-485), you may be required to attend an adjustment of status interview. At the adjustment of status interview, a USCIS officer in charge of your case will ask various questions to determine whether your marriage is bona-fide and not just entered into for immigration benefits.

 

 

5. K1 Visa Processing Time

 

The overall time it will take for your K1 visa to process will depend on many factors, including current USICS processing times as well as how busy the consulate or embassy is that will be handling your K1 visa interview. To check current USCIS processing times you may check the USCIS case process time resource. You may also email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.

 

 

6. What are the Documents Required to get a K1 Visa?

 

There are many documents that you may need to include with your petition for a K1 visa. The required documents will vary depending on your particular situation and the evidence that you have available.

 

If you will be submitting documents that are written in a foreign language, you should include certified English translations of these documents.

 

Below is a general list of some of the documents that may be required at the Form I-129f stage. Please keep in mind that this is a general list. You should review your case with an experienced immigration lawyer prior to determining the specific documents that you should include with your petition.

 

Required Documentation When Filing Form I-129f

 

  • Unexpired passport of U.S. citizen petitioner to show evidence of U.S. citizenship

 

  • Final divorce decrees and any other evidence that you or your fiancé have legally terminated all previous marriages (if applicable)

 

  • Passport photos
  • Evidence of legal name change (if applicable)

 

  • Photo of you and your fiancé together

 

  • Flight tickets, itinerary, and passport stamps showing travel to see fiancé

 

  • A signed statement from the K1 visa beneficiary and the U.S. citizen petitioner expressing each person’s intent to marry the other within 90 days of the K1 visa beneficiary’s entry to the U.S.

 

  • Phone call logs showing regular communication with each other

 

  • Text message threads showing regular communication with each other

 

  • Copies of letters exchanged between each other

 

  • Signed statements from friends and family attesting to the relationship between both parties.

 

7. K1 Visa Form

 

There are multiple forms that are required throughout the K1 visa process. Here is a quick overview of some of the forms:

 

Form I-129f: The Form I-129f is also called the “Petition for Alien Fiancé(e).” This is the initial form that is filed by the U.S. citizen petitioner with USCIS. This form is filed along with several documents establishing that the petitioner is a U.S. citizen, that both parties intend to get married within 90 days of the K1 visa beneficiary’s entry to the U.S. and that both parties have met within the last 2 years prior to filing the petition. You can learn more about the Form I-129f here.

 

Form I-765: The Form I-765 is also called the “Application for Employment Authorization.” This form can be filed at 2 separate times throughout the K1 visa process. You may file this form upon your entry to the U.S. on a K1 visa to get work authorization prior to marrying your U.S. citizen fiancé. You may also file this form at the adjustment of status stage. You can learn more about the Form I-765 by clicking here.

 

Form DS-160: The Form DS-160 is the Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application. You must complete this form and submit it online in order to apply for your K1 visa. You can learn more about the DS-160 by clicking here.

 

Form I-485: This form I-485 is the Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. This is the form that must be filed to go from non-immigrant status to permanent resident status (green card). This is the form that you file after you marry your U.S. citizen fiancé. You can learn more about the Form I-485 here.

 

Form G-28: The Form G-28 is the Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative. You must fill out and sign this form if you hire an attorney to help file the forms for your K1 visa. If you hire a U.S. immigration lawyer, you will likely be asked to sign the Form G-28; it will allow your attorney to submit applications/petitions on your behalf; represent you before USCIS; and send and receive correspondence with USCIS on your behalf. When you fill out the Form G-28, you can choose your preferences for receiving notices and secure documents from USCIS. You can learn more about the Form G-28 here.

 

 

8. K1 Visa Fees

 

At the time of the publishing of this guide, the K1 visa fees are as follows (make sure to check these fees prior to filing your case as they are subject to change):

 

  • Immigration Lawyer Legal Fee: Your immigration lawyer will charge you to prepare and file your Form I-129f and to represent you throughout the k1 visa process. This fee will range depending on your immigration lawyer.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Medical examination: costs vary depending on your doctor and the particular situation

 

  • Other costs (including translation and photocopying charges for documents required for the visa application and travel costs to the US): costs vary from country to country and case to case.

 

9. K1 Visa Interview Questions

 

There are many potential questions that you may be asked during your K1 visa interview. Here are just some potential questions that you may be asked.

 

Background questions about you:

 

  • What is your name?
  • What is your date of birth?
  • Where were you born?
  • How old are you?
  • What is your nationality?
  • What languages do you speak?
  • Do you have any children?
  • Were you previously married? If so, when?
  • If you were previously married, is that marriage now officially over?
  • Have you been to the United States before? Under what status?
  • Do you have family in the United States?
  • Have you ever been arrested?
  • Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
  • What is your profession?

 

Questions about the U.S. Citizen Petitioner (Your Fiancé):

 

  • What is your fiancé’s full name?
  • When is your fiancé’s date of birth?
  • Where was your fiancé born?
  • Where does your fiancé live?
  • What does your fiancé do for work?
  • Has your fiancé been married before? If so, is the prior marriage now over?
  • Does your fiancé have children? If so, how many?

 

Questions About your Relationship with your Fiancé:

 

  • When did you meet your fiancé?
  • How did you meet your fiancé?
  • Have you ever visited your fiancé in the U.S.?
  • Has your fiancé ever visited you in your home country?
  • When did you and your fiancé get engaged?
  • Did you have an engagement party?
  • How did your fiancé propose to you?
  • Have you already planned your wedding?
  • How many times have you and your fiancé met in person?
  • How often do you speak to your fiancé?

 

10. Conclusion

 

The K1 visa is a special visa which allows the fiancé of a U.S. citizen to enter the United States, get married to their U.S. citizen fiancé, and adjust status in the U.S. to get their green card. You should now have a much stronger understanding of the various aspects of the K1 visa, including the K1 visa benefits, K1 visa requirements, and K1 visa process.

 

If you have any questions on any of the information discussed in this guide, feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com. I’m a U.S. immigration lawyer, I’m very responsive via email, and I would be happy to help you.

 

Resources

 

  • Immigration Law and the Family: A Practical Guide to Family-Sponsored Immigration 4th Edition

 

 

 

 

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18:17 28 Oct 21
Micheal and his team were extremely professional and responsive right from the get go as they walked us through the entire immigration process and handled everything in a timely manner. The most impressive thing was all the paperwork and... documentation was handled through their cloud platform which brought transparency and clarity to the whole process.read more
Bar B
18:43 27 Oct 21
Ashoori law has assisted and keeps assisting me in a proffessional manner ever since I first aproached them. To me, immigrations matters can be very complex and cause great distress, however my many questions and concerns are always addressed in a... timely manner. I have a few immigrations issues and having such a dedicated team backing me puts my mind at ease.read more
Travis Martin
03:10 26 Oct 21
Thank you!
Matt Grayson
17:52 25 Oct 21
I am greatly satisfied with the services provided by this law firm (marriage based green card). The responsiveness and accuracy of provided information exceeded my expectations. Thank you for your help.
Edmund Yang
01:29 21 Oct 21
Mr. Michael Ashoori. Thank you for your help. If I need any immigration service, I will definitely work with you. Your law firm and every staff member of your firm is professional and helpful. Your employees even helped solve some unrelated issues.... Highly recommend to your future clients.read more
Aman Ahuja
19:27 20 Oct 21
I had the most wonderful experience working with Ashoori firm. Michael and team are super helpful and extremely knowledgeable people in the market right now. They deliver what they promise and are with you throughout the journey. Best part is... YouTube videos from Michael which helps us in keeping posted with latest news from USCIS.read more
Raveena Mathur
20:44 14 Oct 21
Ashoori Law is amazing! We collaborated with Jesser and I only have great things to share about the experience . Extremely accountable, humble and responsive work by him. Whole immigration process is hard but having him by our side was such a... blessing. Those difficult times with no answers, were made easier by Jesser. Would highly recommend:)read more
Ahmed Mohamed
02:37 14 Oct 21
I highly recommend Ashoori Law and the team that works there. Great and easy to work with, highly efficient and helpful. I will certainly continue to use their service.
Annette llanera
17:35 12 Oct 21
I like Ashoori law office because they are very good. They helped me with my papers to get my permanent residence card .All the staff were professional and responsible. Ashoori law office is very trustworthy and I highly recommend... this to my friends. A million thanks to all the staff and most of all to Michael Ashoori .God bless us..read more
Mufakhar Raza
19:46 11 Oct 21
They've been really helpful. Responded to all my questions and everything went really smooth so far. Strongly recommended!
Amit Patil
14:55 11 Oct 21
I am very happy with the service provided by Ashoori Law firm. I have processed my green card and employment authorization card from Ashoor Law. They are very professional and responsive.Throughout in my green card process Ashoori Law is very... cooperative, knowledgeable and supportive in the process. I really recommend Ashoori Law firm for the immigration law services.read more
Alannah Paul
18:12 10 Oct 21
Great experience with Ashoori Law. Very straight forward process and additional guidance provided when we needed it. Took me 5 months from application to interview for a spousal green card. Very pleased with the service and outcome!
Rijo Joy Kattukaran
16:51 10 Oct 21
My experience so far with Ashoori Law has been awesome. I was in a hurry as it was years of waiting, and then the turn came up quickly, I had to act fast, am very glad I made the decision to choose Ashoori Law. Right from the initial request for a... consultation, the entire team was very responsive, attentive, prompt, detailed oriented. They were very transparent, with their fees (which is very reasonable) and clear. Especially during this pandemic made it as much as they could easier for me through virtual online submissions as much as possible. Ashoori Law exhibited had prepared documentation which was very easy to fill in and complete. Special mention to Lahaina Araneta, who helped me with all my queries and I hardly had to wait more than a day for all those to be answered. Though my journey is still not yet complete, would use Ashoori Law for any of my future needs and also would recommend them for all who is looking for immigration needs. Again a big note of thanks for all your help.read more
ALI ALNASAR
21:26 08 Oct 21
They are quick to respond and answer any questions I have. The staff was friendly, helpful, and easy to understand. This is the most professional office I had dealt with!
Seann Farrell
01:36 08 Oct 21
Citizenship acquired from beginning to end in under 10 months. Professionally prepared paperwork, documentation easy to submit online, very pleased with the outcome. Without the professional services of Ashoori Law there's a good chance delays and... issues could have occurred. I recommend Ashoori if peace of mind is your goal.read more
Juliana Chen
21:30 04 Oct 21
My experience with Ashoori Law was excellent. The teams were very attentive, always there to help with any of my questions. Always quick to respond and deal with any of my concerns. They are very knowledgeable and professional. I couldn’t be more... pleased with the services that they provided to me. I would highly recommend Ashoori Law to anyone with legal needs.read more
amit singh
16:04 04 Oct 21
I had a consultation with Rohit today. He patiently listened to my case and questions and provided satisfactory responses to all. I am happy with the discussion. I may end up taking a paid consultation for more details. I would recommend them to... others as well. Thanks Rohit!read more
Ashish sinha
00:27 02 Oct 21
I reached Michel to get help on i765(L2 EAD) expedite request. He explained me the chances are slim yet filed the request on my behalf.They are just a message away and revert phone calls anytime. They try to explain every bit of your... case.Despite of my expedite request having a low chance of approval, I am glad that my case was picked it's all because Michel and his team prepared my case so well that I got the expedited request approved.I am so happy, kudos to Michel, venshkha, jaser.Ashish Sinharead more
Dina Ibrahem
22:56 01 Oct 21
I've been dealing with them for a year now, they helped me a lot, very professional and friendly! I am always comfortable taking their advices and consult them through my case and they never let me down. and most importantly is that they are very... humble and available literally any time i needed an advice or if I have any concerns.I also LOVE that they email me before any important appointment I would have, making sure that I receive the mails and always sending me soft copies just in case which is GREAT and they constantly keep reminding all the way till my appointment comes. I am still a client with them and very happy, Thanks to Vaneskha Wilson, Jeser Romero, Lahaina Araneta, Milena Manukyan, Elaine Leduna , Karla Samayoa and of course Michael Ashoori.read more
Sach Gill
19:39 30 Sep 21
Had a chat with Rohit Srinivasa. He is informative and possess good knowledge about the immigration related matters. Highly recommended.
Aniruddha Ghosh
16:53 30 Sep 21
Talked to Rohit Srinivasa from Ashoori Law. He is incredibly knowledgable about US immigration laws and is quite freindly. Highly recommended if you are a student on F-1 (OPT, STEM) or are looking to file H-1B.
Kristina Karalic
18:56 29 Sep 21
We accidentally found Ashoori Law online, but we're so happy we did because they have been nothing but outstanding! Ashoori Team has been helping us with multiple cases, including B, L visas and green cards. Their portal is very user friendly, and... their staff is always responsive, caring and detailed. I'd like to give a special shout-out to their Director of Legal Operations, Lahaina Araneta, who has been an absolute delight to work with. I am highly recommending Ashoori Law to anyone seeking immigration services!read more
Zulfa Sultana
18:18 29 Sep 21
I am glad I chose them. Above everything, they are friendly and work closely with you. Owner of the law firm himself is available to talk if needed. Highly recommending them.
Joao Castro
00:31 29 Sep 21
Michael and his team deserve more than a five star rating. I hired Mike already based on a recommendation from a friend of mine, who also requested his services. My friend gave him five star as well, and this could simply not be different.Since my... first contact with Michael, I've perceived his solid ethical principles, responsive professionalism and personal attention to all details in US immigration complex process. In my case, he was key for me to obtain I-131 permits for three Green Cards - and the documents were shipped after just six weeks after the process initiation. In another process, he has been immediately responsive to replace Green Cards. And all my contacts were online - which is a testimony of his great online reputation.If you are looking for US Immigration lawyer assistance for true delivery, great value and avoid risks and potential problems, the answer is Michael Ashoori Law, with his fantastic team, that really and personally takes care of your immigration needs.JCread more
Ahmad Jawid
01:45 28 Sep 21
Ashoori Law, Michael and his team are very professional , helpful and great people for their clients . i am very glad that i had Ashoori Law team for my paperworks . I recommend everyone Ashoori Law especially for Immigration purposes ask for... Michael .read more
Ariel 0054 Realty
01:43 28 Sep 21
Extremely professional teamWithout any doubt, they can handle with knowledge and expertise any caseYou are in good hands with them
Mittal Patel
20:29 27 Sep 21
Have worked with many immigration Lawyers. Ashoori law was very affordable and got back to me in timely manner. Made sure I was on time with my fillings and that we responded to our RFE with adequate info. Lahaina is one of their E2 lawyers and was... expert with these kinds of cases. Will hire them again for renewals.read more
Pragalath Mohandas
20:30 25 Sep 21
Amazing experience. Ashoori Law firm gave me hope and prepared a strong case & I got my E2 case approved in one week. I spoke to other immigration lawyers & i was not satisfied. its easy to communicate with everyone! I highly recommend them to... anyone looking to get immigration help!read more
bhakti savai
12:26 21 Sep 21
I had great experience with Ashoori Law. Professional, knowledgeable, responsive, client-centric, and timely! Highly recommended!
William & Heather Oon
01:17 20 Sep 21
We are grateful and thankful to Ashoori Law and its team. They are very understanding, patient, responsive with all our enquiries and prompt in providing updates to our status. We highly recommended their service.
Kaushik Kuila
19:43 17 Sep 21
I have used Michael Ashoori's Law Firm for my mother's Green Card processing. I have found them very professional and responsive along the way, answering all my queries in a timely manner. I'll readily use them for any immigrations needs in future.
Hyunwook Shin
07:45 10 Sep 21
Michael Ashoori and his firm helped us navigate the complex filing process, answer any questions we have with care, and eventually attain successful approvals. Highly recommended!
Sharon Shanaya
21:53 05 Sep 21
My case was a bit complicated due to my ex-husband and his family but this firm dealt with my I-485 case so nicely and professionally. I was given only 2 weeks to lodge my application due to my messy divorce. This firm made sure my case was filed... before my conditional green card expires. Got my green card in 5 months even during this Covid time when everything takes ages to process. I Will recommend them to anyone who is having difficulty with immigration. Absolutely the best. Don't waste ur time with other attorneys.read more
H. George
02:10 01 Sep 21
Very professional, they have a very good system to prepare your case and make proper follow ups.My case was a little bit complicated and other places they were taking advantage trying to charge me a lots of money but Michael never did... that.Recommending 100% best lawyer ever.read more
Linda Bradley
06:06 25 Aug 21
Very happy with your services 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
jarka sakacova
01:08 24 Jul 21
I have a very pleasant experience with Rohit from Ashoori Law , he was very patient, professional and had a strong knowledge and answered all my questions in detail. I would recommend highly to use Ashoori Law service.
samah elwakkad
15:36 23 Jul 21
I would like to thank Ahoori law office and all the team who was helping us to obtain our L1A approvalThis office Law is truly dedicated to clients, very responsive and professional, they helped me get through so many obstacles.Can't thank them... enough for their effortsIt's really amazing how they guide their clients until they achieve their goals.Thank you Michael for the amazing dedicated team and a special thanks for Lahaina who is really an amazing person and very knowledgeable and really helpful and supportive, also Christina who has helped me a lot through this.You're the best guysKeep it upread more
raechel schofield
22:07 22 Jul 21
Highly recommend Ashoori Law. My adjustment of status was a smooth and easy process. They are always happy to answer any questions you may have along the way.
Kishore Kumar
21:13 22 Jul 21
I highly recommend Michael and his legal team for being thorough professionals. I worked with Lahaina Araneta and Kelly Raposa. Both are so helpful. They made my adjustment of status to register permanent residence a smooth and seamless process. I... definitely recommend their service !read more
Manoj Gunawardena
13:46 22 Jul 21
My experience with Ashoori Law is very good, all of my questions were quickly answered and clearly. The staff was qualified, friendly. Specially I worked with Mr. Rohit Srinivasa . I can highly recommend them.
Mohammad Ahraz Hussain
19:55 20 Jul 21
The whole process of evaluating the case, submission of RFE and then correspondence was extremely well done!
Zed Karkar
15:06 20 Jul 21
A Very helpful and professional law firm. helped us out with our application.
Inger Nicolaisen
14:57 15 Jul 21
Michael Ashoori’s professionalism and expertise is unmatched in the industry! My experience with Ashoori Law is very positive, all of my questions were quickly answered making my adjustment of status a very smooth process. The staff was... unbelievably friendly and ensured the best amount of care was taken with my case! I can’t recommend them enough!!read more
Sadaf Nadeem
00:42 09 Jul 21
I highly recommend Micheal and his legal team for being thorough professionals. Their knowledge and expertise are second to none and their work ethic is unmatched.
kvshirazi
18:28 08 Jul 21
I had a great experience with Ashoori Law. Lahaina, Michael and Ehsan helped me to get my TN visa approved in no time.Lahaina is very responsive. Being able to reach out and talk to your lawyer/attorney is exactly what you need when you apply for... your visa...I definitely recommend them for any immigration services.read more
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Michael Ashoori, Esq.

U.S. Immigration Lawyer

I’m a U.S. immigration lawyer and I help families, professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs get visas, green cards, and citizenship to the United States.

Since starting my law firm, I’ve helped hundreds of people from all over the world with their immigration needs. I’m very passionate, hard-working, and committed to my clients.

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