“B-2 or Not B-2: That Is the Question for Your Client's Betrothed!” - Recording (.MP3)
Your client has fallen in love and is betrothed to a noncitizen who wants to live in the United States permanently. But what if your client does not want to wait out the long K-1 and IR-1 application processing times? Is the B-2 an alternative? Our panel of experts will address whether the B-2 is a viable option in light of DOS’s “90-day rule,” and advise on how that decision could impact your client’s betrothed after entry into the United States.
- The “90-Day Rule” for the Presumption of Misrepresentation: DOS Interpretation and USCIS Guidance
- What Is “Preconceived Intent,” and How Could a B-2 Nonimmigrant Trigger a Finding of Inadmissibility Under INA §212(a)(6)(C)(i)?
- If Your Client Marries More Than 90 Days After Entry into the United States, Is the Noncitizen’s Current and Future Status Secure?
- Ethical Constraints When Advising Clients Whether the B-2 Is a Viable Option for Their Betrothed: Best Practices
- The Pros and Cons of Pursuing the K-1 Fiancé Visa, IR-1 Immediate Relative Petition, or K-3 Spousal Visa Instead of the B-2
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