Vienna, Virginia (Findit) May 10, 2019 – A Fairfax immigration attorney at Johnson & Masumi recently published a blog answering the question, “How long does it take to get a K1 visa?” Couples who are eager to being their lives together in the U.S. can help speed up the process by avoiding some common mistakes in their application. Applying for your K-1 visa is a two step process. First, a U.S. citizen must file Form I-129F, called the Petition for Alien Fiance, with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services department. This form establishes that your relationship is real and is accompanied by supporting documents, such as photos, correspondence, sworn statements, and proof of an in-person meeting within the last two years. You should receive a notice of receipt within 30 days of submitting the form, and a notice of approval within six to nine months. The case is then taken by the U.S. State Department, and within 30 days, the sponsored fiance will receive notice of an interview date. The interview typically takes place four to six weeks after the notice is received, and a decision on the case will be made shortly afterwards. In all, the process can take   Read more…