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Immigrating to the US From Turkey

If you are considering immigrating to the US from Turkey, you are likely to face opportunities and challenges. It is important to carefully plan and prepare to ensure you follow the correct immigration pathway.

For help and guidance on your immigration journey to the US from Turkey, do not hesitate to reach out to the Total Law team on +1 844 290 6312 or by requesting a callback online.

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    How To Move from Turkey to the US?

    Facing a denial of your US visa application can be a disheartening and frustrating experience. However, you should bear in mind that a visa denial does not automatically mean you can not move to the US. In many instances, there are steps you can take to address the grounds for denial and reapply for a visa.

    After being denied, the first thing you should do is thoroughly read the letter you get from the US embassy or consulate. This letter will detail the grounds for the rejection and let you know if you can reapply. The letter will also outline the actions you must take if you are qualified to reapply.

    If you wish to appeal the decision or resubmit your application then you should reach out to an immigration specialist for advice.

    Consider working with us to make sure your application is accurate in order to lessen the possibility of an application denial. At Total Law, we have a skilled team of lawyers who are prepared to offer assistance call us on +1 844 290 6312 for a consultation.

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    Which Visa is Right For Me?

    Moving from Turkey to the US is a big step and it is important to choose the right visa as each one has differing eligibility requirements and benefits. Here is an overview of the most popular US visas and who they are designed for:

    Tourist Visa (B-2)

    If you plan to visit the US for leisure, tourism, or medical treatment, the B-2 tourist visa may be suitable. This visa is for temporary visits and you must show your intent to return to Turkey after your stay.

    Business Visa (B-1)

    If your visit is business-related, such as attending meetings, conferences, or negotiations, the B-1 business visa may be appropriate. It is important not to engage in unauthorised employment with this visa.

    Student Visa (F-1 or M-1)

    If you wish to study in the US then you can apply for an F-1 visa (for academic programs) or an M-1 visa (for vocational or technical programs). Your place of study and course must be approved and you need to plan to return to Turkey after your studies.

    Work Visa

    If you have a job offer from a US employer, you may consider a Work visa. The specific Work visa you should apply for depends on your job type and qualifications. It is important to ensure you apply for the correct Work Visa.

    Family-based Visa

    If you have close family members who are US citizens or lawful permanent residents, you may be eligible for a family-based visa. This category includes fiancés (K-1 visa), spouses (IR visa), children, and siblings.

    Investor Visa (EB-5)

    If you plan to make a substantial investment in a new commercial enterprise in the US and create jobs, the EB-5 investor visa could be an option. This is typically for individuals with significant financial resources.

    Exchange Visitor Visa (J-1)

    If you are participating in an approved exchange visitor program, such as educational or cultural exchange programs, you might be eligible for a J-1 visa.

    Diversity Visa (DV Lottery)

    Every year, the US government conducts a diversity visa lottery program that offers a limited number of immigrant visas to people from countries with low immigration rates. If you are eligible you could secure a DV Visa.

    To make an informed decision, it’s important to consider factors such as the intended length of stay, the nature of your visit, your qualifications, and your future goals in the US. It is also important to understand that the specific visa you need depends on your unique circumstances and goals.

    In order to ascertain the visa category that best suits your individual circumstances, seeking guidance from an immigration lawyer is highly recommended. Do not hesitate to get in touch with us at Total Law. We will thoroughly assess your unique situation and offer expert advice on the best action to take.

    Eligibility Criteria For Immigrating From Turkey to the US

    The eligibility criteria for immigrating from Turkey to the US vary depending on the visa you are applying for. However, some general eligibility requirements apply to all immigrants, including:

    • You must not have been convicted of certain crimes, have a communicable disease, or be otherwise ineligible to enter the country.
    • You must have a sponsor who is willing to provide financial support.
    • Be able to meet the specific requirements of the visa you are applying for and provide supporting evidence.

    What is the Application Process for Moving from Turkey to the US?

    Once you have chosen the appropriate visa category for your specific needs, the next step is to start the visa process by completing the visa application form.

    You would also need to gather the required supporting documents. The specific documentation you need is dependent on the type of visa for which you are applying and may include:

    • Visa application Form (DS-160)
    • Valid passport
    • Recent passport-sized photographs
    • Visa application fee receipt
    • Supporting documentation showing evidence of qualifications or job offer (if applicable)
    • Medical examination and vaccination records
    • Criminal records and police clearance certificate from Turkey
    • Affidavit of support

    After you have submitted your application and paperwork you may be required to attend a visa interview and answer questions about your plans.

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      What Happens if My Application is Denied?

      Facing a denial of your US visa application can be a disheartening and frustrating experience. However, you should bear in mind that a visa denial does not automatically mean you can not move to the US. In many instances, there are steps you can take to address the grounds for denial and reapply for a visa.

      After being denied, the first thing you should do is thoroughly read the letter you get from the US embassy or consulate. This letter will detail the grounds for the rejection and let you know if you can reapply. The letter will also outline the actions you must take if you are qualified to reapply.

      If you wish to appeal the decision or resubmit your application then you should reach out to an immigration specialist for advice.

      Consider working with us to make sure your application is accurate in order to lessen the possibility of an application denial. At Total Law, we have a skilled team of lawyers who are prepared to offer assistance call us on +1 844 290 6312 for a consultation.

      How Can Total Law Help?

      At Total Law, we have a team of skilled immigration lawyers who focus on expediting immigration from Turkey to the United States.

      We are aware of the crucial need for accurate and thorough documentation within the immigration process of the United States. Hence, our dedicated team is steadfast in its commitment to helping clients meticulously gather and organise vital documents. This attention to detail ensures that each case presented to the US Embassy in Istanbul stands a significantly higher chance of success.

      It is important to accurately complete visa application forms, and little errors can cause unanticipated delays or application rejections. Our knowledge ensures clients get assistance in correctly filling out each form.

      If you want more information about Total Law’s experience and how we can provide you with tailored assistance for your immigration from Turkey to the United States, please contact us. Your chances of a successful immigration process are increased when you work with Total Law. Never hesitate to get in touch with our knowledgeable immigration lawyers by calling +1 844 290 6312 or contacting us online.

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                  Frequently Asked Questions

                  In most cases when moving from Turkey to the US you may need to consent to a mandatory medical examination. The examination should be conducted by a physician who holds accreditation from the US Embassy or Consulate in Turkey.

                  Getting a US work visa typically requires employer sponsorship. However, it may be possible to obtain a visa without sponsorship in a few specific circumstances. For example, if you can demonstrate extraordinary ability in key fields such as science or if you want to set up your own company.

                  Yes, Turkey does allow citizens to hold dual citizenship with the US. Therefore, it is possible to become a US citizen depending on the immigration pathway you choose and whether you fulfil the required criteria. To start the naturalisation application process you must submit Form N-400 to the USCIS, along with the required fee and supporting documents.