Letter of how we met
Posted 11 April 2008 - 10:58 AM
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Posted 11 April 2008 - 11:16 AM
The letter is only meant to establish that you have physically met within the last 2 years.
That's not to say you don't want to write about how you first met, but I think at least half, if not more, should be dedicated to recent trips. You'll want to enclose any proof you have of those trips as well (passport stamps, boarding passes, receipts, pictures, etc).
Keep in mind that any information you put in your letter may cause USCIS to request evidence that it had occured. So if you have NO record of a trip, you may want to reconsider listing it. (Usually, tho, people keep their old passports and the entry/exit stamp should still be in it.) Not having evidence for something you've stated happened may cause delays and, at worst case, a denial of your visa.
In your I-129F packet, you'll want to include some evidence of an ongoing relationship (I sent 2 emails, 2 letters, and about 10 pictures), but you don't need to go overboard.
I've had the impression that the initial approval of the I-129F with USCIS is to prove that you've met within 2 years. After your visa application has been sent to the embassy, they seem more interested in establishing that the relationship is real and therefore they are more interested in the evidence of an ongoing relationship.
Edited by LuckyDucky, 11 April 2008 - 11:19 AM.
Posted 11 April 2008 - 11:17 AM
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Posted 11 April 2008 - 12:18 PM
we also did not attach a separate letter. we just stated when and where we met.. and the dates of his trips.
it really depends on you. some people do attach a separate sheet for this. but i suggest you just include the necessary info. the uscis just wants to know if you really met within the last 2 years.
Posted 11 April 2008 - 12:23 PM
What you need to write is nicely encapsulated in your original post. List when/how you first met, when you first met in person (if it is different from when/how you first met), any subsequent meetings in person (which you should then back up with original evidence) and when you decided to get married.
I think our statement was 5 or 6 sentences long, and we were approved just fine. I have seen RFE's asking for more information for this particular question, so I personally wouldn't be too brief, but a Harlequin romance novel is not necessary either.
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Posted 11 April 2008 - 01:45 PM
Me & my BF have filed for the same Fiance Visa. We wrote a small paragraph about the details of how we met. The letter is only meant to establish that you have physically met within the last 2 years.We wrote what ever could fit in to the given box. But to add to the benefit, you can attach 2-3 mails , a few pictures, chat details if any. Just to support your documents & saving time of them asking you the proof of your meeting.
Just be sure to provide the necessary info. That's all.
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