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What is a Visa Application?

Submitting a visa application is one of the first steps towards immigrating to the United States. Whether your intention is to relocate permanently to the U.S. or to have a short visit, you will need a visa. There are many different types of visa applications, such as family-based petition visas, employment based visas, permanent visas, and student visas.

What are Some Requirements in a Visa Application?

When submitting a visa application, you will be asked to answer many questions and you will be required to submit proof for any claims that you might be making. Some requirements may include:

Temporary visas have many subcategories. These all have their own set of requirements based on the nature of the visa. For instance, a person applying for a student visa will have to provide proof of their acceptance and cooperation with the sponsoring educational institution. Likewise, employment-based visas will usually require some sort of proof of employment or alien labor certification.

What are Some Tips for Handling a Visa Application?

Here are some tips when working with a visa application:

Should I Hire a Lawyer for Help with a Visa Application?

Visa applications can often involve many details and several requirements. It’s in your best interests to hire a qualified lawyer for help when submitting a visa application. Your attorney can help ensure that your application is complete and on time. A late or incomplete visa application can seriously hinder your chance of obtaining a visa. Also, your attorney can represent you if you need to appear before a panel or before a judge.

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Last Modified: 07-12-2013 11:12 AM PDT

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