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The CLG fixed fee covers all legal services up to the issuance of the K visa, regardless of the attorney time spent. The following illustrates the typical legal services undertaken by CLG during the K visa process.

Initial Consultation

Fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding your options and explanation of the K visa process and timeline.

USCIS Processing

Information and Document Collection

Online collection of the U.S. citizen and fiancé(e)’s biographic information and the relevant documentation required for filing of the fiancé(e) petition and K visa application(s).

Information and Document Review

Review of the biographic information and relevant supporting documentation provided by the U.S. citizen and their fiancé(e).

Fiancé(e) Petition Drafting

Drafting of the fiancé(e) petition and assembly of documentation for the U.S. citizen and fiancé(e)’s final review and signatures.

Fiancé(e) Petition Filing

Filing (by courier) of the fiancé(e) petition and documentation with USCIS and acceptance of case receipt notice.

Case Monitoring

Monitoring of the case progress using scheduled online status inquiries and automatic email updates provided by the USCIS to ensure expeditious processing.

Communication

Responding promptly to USCIS requests for evidence and making certain that the approved fiancé(e) petition is forwarded in a timely manner to the National Visa Center (NVC).

Status Update and Advice

Providing clients with real time updates of changes in case status (at the USCIS level) as well as advice and response to client questions.

National Visa Center (NVC) Processing

Case Monitoring

Continued monitoring of case progress, ensuring that the NVC completes the background check of the fiancé(e) and forwards the approved fiancé(e) petition to the appropriate United States embassy or consulate.

Status Update and Advice

Continued real-time updates of changes in case status (at the NVC level) as well as advice and responses to client questions.

United States Embassy or Consulate Processing

Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application Review and Affidavit of Support Drafting

Review of Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application and drafting of Affidavit of Support for the U.S. citizen’s signature.

K Visa Application and Affidavit of Support Drafting

Drafting of K-1 and K-2 visa applications and Affidavit of Support for the U.S. citizen and fiancé(e)’s final review and signatures.

Packet Preparation

Advice and specific instruction regarding the fiancé(e) obtaining a medical examination at a designated facility, the documentation to be presented at the interview (including the Affidavit of Support) and payment of K-1 (and K-2) visa fees.

Interview Preparation

Preparation of the fiancé(e) for the K visa interview including document review, embassy or consulate protocol, sample interview questions to expect and identification and resolution of potential issues.

Case Monitoring

Continued monitoring of case progress using direct communication with the United States embassy or consulate to ensure expeditious issuance of the K visa(s).

How to Retain CLG

Free Consultation

If you are seriously considering the K visa process, please schedule a free consultation with a CLG attorney. The consultation consists of fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding options, explanation of the process and timeline and discussion of fees. You may also wish to read “Why CLG?”

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