K-1 Fiance Visa Law and Legal Definition
The K-1 nonimmigrant visa is a visa that is issued for the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) of a American citizen. This visa allows the foreign-citizen fiancé to travel to the U.S. and marry his/her U.S. citizen sponsor within 90 days of arrival. It is a nonimmigrant visa classification under the Legal Immigration Family Equity (LIFE) Act. It is also known as K-1 Visa. Eligible children of K-1 visa applicants receive K-2 visas.