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Escrito por Denny desde ( el día jueves, 21 de abril, 2005 a las 23:36:44 horas :

En respuesta a: FREIND FROM MEXICO TO VISIT US escrito por MN John desde ( el día jueves, 21 de abril, 2005 a las 12:02:41 horas :

I was in the very same position about 10 years ago. Wanted to have my female friend from Acapulco visit me in the U.S. for 3 months on a tourist visa to see if we could stand each other for more than 6 days in a paradise locat1on. Tried the 90 day tourist visa thing, sponsorship, several petitions and pounds of documents to the INS, not to mention several expensive trips to D.F. by my "friend" in hopes of obtaining the coveted tourist visa. After 2 years of fighting this battle to no avail, I decided to go the fiance visa route. Visa was approved quickly, but there's no messing around. If you don't want to marry the gal, your a** is on the line with the INS. Changing your minds after she arrives doesn't cut it with the INS, and you'll face severe penalties if you don't follow through with a marriage. In my case, we got married within a month of my "friend's" arrival, and it has proven to be one of the best moves I've made in my life. We're still very happily married, and I've finally found a partner that wants to work with me to secure a comfortable and enjoyable future for each of us.
Getting back to the tourist visa thing, it's our take that if the U.S. embassy agents are not convinced that the applicant may not return to Mexico (i.e. owner of a business in Mexico, property owner, verifiable substantial bank accounts, etc.) the likelihood of obtaining a tourist visa is next to zero.
Buena suerte, Amigo

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