The U.S. immigration process is complicated and time-consuming. You will be required to meet a number of deadlines and submit lots of documentation to support your application. It’s important to know how to prepare for the U.S. immigration process properly in order to have the best chance to obtain your visa.
The U.S. Department of State has an informative website for anyone that would like to start the U.S. immigration process. This is the best place to start your research, but you will soon notice that the process is intensive and requires great attention to detail. They even state at the top of the site that any missing documents may delay your case or cause your application to be denied.
Get a Medical Examination
Any person applying for a visa to the United States mU.S.t complete a medical examination with an approved physician in the country where your interview will take place. You will be required to complete the examination and any required vaccinations before your visa interview. The U.S. State Department provides a list of approved physicians here. Any family members connected to your application will be required to complete a medical examination as well.
Setup Courier Service for Notifications and Instructions
Most embassies and consulates will require you to setup a courier service for the return of your passports and visas. Our firm can help you prepare for the specific entry and security requirements for the location you will be interviewed at. Some locations will not even allow you to bring a cell phone. Any violations of entry or security protocols can result in a significant delay in the U.S. immigration process.
Get All Documentation for U.S. Immigration Interview
All applicants for U.S. immigration mU.S.t bring documentation to verify their identification and financial support. You will be required to submit an Affidavit of Support with evidence that you can afford to move to the United States. Each child or family member will need their own financial documentation, even if you are applying together. The list of required documents also includes photographs and civil documents, like birth certificates and passports.
Find an Experienced U.S. Immigration Attorney
Our firm specializes in helping people prepare for U.S. immigration and in successfully guiding them through the process. We will be able to save you lots of time and energy as you prepare for the immigration interview. Our attorneys have experience with all types of immigration cases and can help determine if you are a good candidate for U.S. immigration. We will be able to explain the available legal immigration options during your consultation.
Margaret W. Wong & Associates have helped countless clients prepare for the U.S. immigration process. Contact U.S. today at (216) 566-9908 to schedule an initial consultation or contact us online.