Marriage is one of the avenues to obtaining citizenship in the U.S. Because of this, it’s not uncommon for people to try to fake a marital union in an effort to naturalize in America. Sensitive to this potential for fraud, officials at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have devised a number of practices – like conducted interviews during the naturalization process – in order to make sure that marriage is legitimate.
To help those who are in a romantic relationship navigate this process – and avoid being suspected of fraud, the following presents some helpful information about securing fiancé visas in the U.S.
do step in to interview the pair at the end to make sure their stories and some basic questions are answered correctly. The moral of the story is there are real consequences, if you do not marry for a legitimate reason.
The following is some guidance in the area of bringing someone to America who you either married or are planning to marry.1