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Hello can you please help me im a Us Citizen currently living in Ecuador for the past year and a half we want to get married in US but she doesn´t have a curent valid visa she had it in the past but expired long time ago what can I do in order to have her get a permit or a visa to travel and get married ??  

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Hi,

A visitor visa is not appropriate, as it does not allow for intention to immigrate to the U.S. or to have the intention to marry a U.S. citizen at time of entry to the U.S.

A fiancee petition (K1) petition should be filed by you with the USCIS. It will take several months for approval, at which time your fiancee will apply at the nearest U.S. Consulate for K1 visa to allow her to enter the U.S. for the purpose of marrying her U.S. citizen fiance. Additional information is here: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a

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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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