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Old 10-02-2016, 03:24 PM   #1
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My question is about a change of status from a visa waiver program visa to a k1 fiancee visa

Is there any situation where this is allowed?

My girlfriend is coming here in 3 months.

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Old 10-02-2016, 05:56 PM   #2
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I wish to inform you that change of status from visa waiver program may not be done. If your fiance intend to come on K1 visa then she will have to seek K-1 visa before coming to USA. Visa waiver program enables travel upto 90 days but change of status is generally not allowed.

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Old 10-02-2016, 07:19 PM   #3
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It would be a violation of the visa waive program to come to the US with intent to immigrate.
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If she does not have the intent or even knowledge of the marriage, and then decides once here, that is allowed.
But you are not supposed to be planning that either.
Best to follow the law too as they do have various methods to uncover such intent.
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It would be a violation of the visa waive program to come to the US with intent to immigrate.
And believe me US immigration knows how to check for that so be careful.
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You go with that theory Wenton2. We are not here to advise people to break the law, as we are not the ones punished as a result of their doing so.
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I think Wenton was stating facts not advising.
None of us knows exactly what the poster is doing or planning.
Maybe they never even discussed marriage yet?
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This is a legal advice site. Not a try to BS your way through and destroy all chances you have site. Lets put the BS aside and act like adults. I already reported that post so Admin will watch for future issues of a similar type from the poster.
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