Family Visas are nonimmigrant visa categories reserved for family members of nonimmigrant visa holders in the U.S., and U.S. citizens.
The most common categories of U.S. Family visas are listed below:
U.S. citizens who seek to bring their foreign national fiancé(e) to the U.S. can file a K-1 visa petition on the fiancé(e)’s behalf. The foreign national fiancé(e) can enter the U.S. as a nonimmigrant and must marry the US citizen within 90 days of entry and eventually file for Adjustment of Status to gain lawful permanent residence.
Foreign national spouses of U.S. citizens seeking to enter as nonimmigrants in order to complete green card processing from within the U.S. are eligible to apply for the K-3 Spouse Visa.