Some nationals must obtain a Visa in their passports prior to seeking admission to the United States. Contact our office to determine if you require a Visa in your passport or if you are Visa Exempt. Processing usually takes place in the individual’s home country, however, there are some exceptions to this. We can assist you in assessing if Consular Processing is appropriate for you, in scheduling your Visa interview, preparing the necessary forms and supporting documents, and liaising with Consular Officials on your behalf to ensure seamless and efficient processing of your case.
Individuals who are outside of the United States and some individuals who are in the United States must process their visa at a Consulate abroad; this process is called “Consular Processing.” In most cases, after your Immigrant Visa Petition has been approved, the Petition will be forwarded to the National Visa Center (NVC), which is a part of the Department of State. The NVC requests fees and forms from each applicant. After all documents are received, the NVC forwards the Petition to a US Consulate or Embassy abroad, where you will be required to travel to and attend an interview in order to obtain your immigrant visa in your passport. Upon issuance of the immigrant visa in your passport, you may enter the United States as a permanent resident.
Our Consular Processing services include initiating your case with the US Consulate or Embassy, identifying issues that may affect your case through Consular Processing, preparing petitions and supporting documents, and liaising with Consular Officials to ensure seamless and efficient processing of your case.
Some US Consulates and Embassies process Immigrant Visas faster than the US Citizenship and Immigration Services in the United States. You may be able to have an Immigrant Visa Interview and enter the United States as a Lawful Permanent Resident within six to 12 months, depending on the Consulate or Embassy in your home country.
If you have been out of status or worked without authorization in the United States, you may be required to Consular Process your case. Contact our office to determine if you are required to Consular Process your case.
Consular Officers have great discretion in approving or denying Visas. There are many grounds for visa denials, some of which may have a remedy. If you have received a Visa denial at a US Consulate or Embassy, contact our office to assess the basis for the refusal and if determine if you have any other options.
For further information with respect to US and Canadian immigration or to find out if you or a company employee is eligible for temporary or permanent relocation to Canada or the US, we invite you to contact our experienced immigration lawyers and attorneys by contacting the Bomza Law Group at:
1-800-993-9971 or by clicking here: “Contact Us”.