You're engaged or married to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and all you want is the right to be together in the U.S. Should be easy, right? It's not. Information can be hard to find, the government bureaucracy isn't helpful, delays are inevitable. Worst of all, there wasn't an easy-to-use guide through the process -- until now. Fiancé & Marriage Visas makes obtaining a visa and green card as painless as possible. It helps you decide the fastest and best application strategy for you, whether you are married or unmarried, living in the U.S. or overseas. With this friendly, comprehensive book, you can: understand the immigration process make your way through the bureaucracy prepare for meetings with U.S. officials learn how to prove your marriage is real deal with the two-year testing period Plus, Fiancé & Marriage Visas gives you helpful advice on protecting and renewing your green-card status. It also provides samples of essential forms, and shows you how to find them online. The 5th edition is completely updated throughout, covering the latest fees, sponsorship requirements and changes to the application process. It directs you to the most current forms online, and provides up-to-date sample forms to guide you.