Continuing from our previous post, if the K-1 nonimmigrant visa is secured to grant entry for someone to marry in the United States, the K-2 nonimmigrant visa is processed to bring alien children into the country. In today’s post, The Costas Network Law Center, the trusted name in immigration law, shares the answers to the FAQs about the K-2 nonimmigrant visa.
The K2 visa allows unmarried children under 21 years of age of a K1 visa holder to immigrate to the United States with their parents. The K2 visa is a nonimmigrant visa that is used by the children of a K1 fiance visa holder to enter the country. Since this visa is secured depending on the parent’s status, it falls under the category of the derivative visa.
Your immigration attorney will tell you that the applicant should be the legal child of a K1 visa holder. The applicant should be under the age of 21 and is unmarried. To simplify this, one of the parents should be a full-fledged US citizen with the intent of marrying a foreigner with an approved K1 visa. However, you should note that the K2 visa doesn’t make the applicant an immigrant. Once the marriage is done, the children of the fiance should file an application to register as permanent residents using Form I-485 to change their visa status.
Here are the documents required to secure a K2 visa. Keep in mind that the names of the children should be included on the parent’s I-29F petition or the petition for alien fiance.
Copy of Birth Certificate
Completed Form I-134
Affidavit of Support and Sponsor Documents
Medical Examination Results From an Embassy-Accredited Physician
DS-160 Form Submitted Online
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