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R Visas : Religious Professionals.


R-1 Visa is Suitable For:



Members of religious group or community having a bona fide nonprofit, religious organization in the U.S.
Foreign nationals coming to the U.S. to work solely as the minister of a religious group or community
Nonprofit religious organizations in the U.S. to employ foreign religious workers to work in religious vocations such as liturgical workers, religious instructors or cantors, catechists, missionaries, religious translators, or religious broadcasters


Our Legal Service Includes:

Full Review of your personal circumstances
Confirmation that the R-1 visa is appropriate for you
Checklist of documents that you need for your R-1 visa
Accurate preparation of your visa application
Submission of your visa application to the proper government agencies
Careful co-ordination of all correspondence with government agencies
Expert advise on how to handle yourself at your Consular or USCIS interview, and what to expect
Online access to your case status
Unlimited personal communication with your own VisaPro immigration attorney
Fast, easy and secure processing through your personal online VisaPro account


Services Do Not Include:


Administrative or court review
Appeals from adverse initial decision
Deportation proceedings
Any certification to the successful outcome of the case





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