At this time, USCIS and U.S. Consulates treat same-sex spouses in the same way as opposite gender spouses. For more specific information about U.S. visas and/or immigration status in the U.S., please refer to our webpages on immigration law.
Q: I have a “green card.” My fiancée is Russian and she lives in Russia. Will I be able to help my fiancée to obtain a K-1 visa, so that we get married in the United States? (Donald, from Los Angeles, CA) A: No, you will not. A fiancé(e) visa is available to a person […]
Q: I am a U.S. citizen. My wife lives in the U.S. and I want her to become legal. What do I do? Alex, Los Angeles, California A: Normally, you would file with the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services an I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative) petition for your wife, together with I-485 (Application to Adjust […]
Q: I got married in Russia several years ago. Now I live in California. My wife is still in Russia and we have been separated for over 8 years. I want to get married to another woman. Do I need to get a divorce first? I do not have a Green Card, would I still be able to get […]