The K-2 Children Visa is for a child or children of a K-1 (Fiancé) Visa holder.
K-2 Child Visa qualification criteria include…
- Must be under the age than 21.
- And must be an unmarried child of a K-1 applicant
K2 Visa Additional Requirements and Terms
Not required to enter with the primary K-1 visa holder – the K-2 holder may enter after the K-1 holder enters, as long as the K-1 visa remains valid. The K-2 child visa holder may not enter before the K-1 visa holder.
Employment –may apply for a work permit from the USCIS by way of an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). You cannot begin work until the EAD has been granted.
The applicant may study under a K-2 visa.
Length of stay
A K-2 visa is valid as primary K-1 visa is valid. If the marriage does not occur within 90 days of entry, the K-2 holder must depart the U.S. No extensions are available.
Change of Status / Green Card
The child may apply for an Adjustment of Status to permanent residency after the marriage takes place.
If you came to the U.S. on a K-2 visa, you may apply for citizenship 5 years after your Adjustment of Status is approved. However, depending on your age when your K-1 parent married & became a U.S. citizen, you may be granted citizenship automatically.
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