Immigration Law Questions? Ask an Immigration Lawyer.
Hello, my name is Judith. Thank you for this opportunity to answer your questions.
She has to return to the PI for her interview unless she has a resident visa in Dubai.
I think she would have a better reception at any rate there in the PI than in UAE.
You would file the I-129F for her.
The I-129F will cost$340 plus a $350 fee for the visa processing fee. After she enters the U.S.,then you have to marry and then you have to pay $1070 for the I-485Unfortunately, you will have to be patient because itwill take a total of 6-10 months for you and she to go through the arduousprocess of her immigrating.You will file form I-129F with the USCIS here in the US at the lockbox (PO Box)as per the instructions.You must include with the form a G-325A for you and she along with 2 passportstyle photos of each of you.You can find those forms and instructions at this linkhttp://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRDOnce your petition is approved (it will take 3-5 months) you will be notifiedand the petition will be sent to the National Visa Center. In approximately 2-3weeks they will send you a notice and instructions for her to begin the visaprocess by submitting the DS-156 & 156K Visa Application.After that is received the USCIS will request her background/security check bedone by the FBI she will then receive her instructions for her medical and visaappointment. She will be told what documentation to bring.She should document your relationship with pictures, cards, emails, printoutsof your skype conversations, etc.Actually, you did not have to wait for DOMA to be struck down is she had completely transgenered and had her sex changed on her passport to female. Those cases have been approved for years.
yes she has a residency permit in dubai.no she has not had the srs surgery to become a female
OK, thank you then shehas not yet transgenered and it would be a same sex marriage.
Is that legal in CA now? I know the law has changed a couple of times.
yes it is legal now.we can always chose D.C. or Mass where it is legal.if not.i appreciate the added info bout the process and how much it costs and waiting times.been studying probably gonna get a lawyer to handle it so no mistakes.thanks for the extra info.so last and then im gonna do my review thing,and its good review by the way.u helped alot.but can you do me a favor her name is XXXXX XXXXX you adress jackie and give her your opinion on what her best chance of getting the visa manila or dubai.and im gonna show her this your answer was sent to my email im sending it to her.she has american friends in dubai and filipino relatives saying its ok to use the embassy here in dubai.could you adress her and advise her just type it out here what her best options are in your own words without any input from me.thanks.
Your fiancé asked me to address the issue of whether you can do your consular processing in Dubai.
Since you hold a resident visa there, you can apply through that Embassy for your fiancé visa.
Basically, you have the option. I don't see your chances of issuance being different through either of the Embassies.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).