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I-485 cover letter example

#1 StateSide



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Posted 17 March 2010 - 05:35 PM

Does anyone have an I-485 cover letter example posted anywhere?
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#2 The_Dude



Posted 17 March 2010 - 05:50 PM

Here is a copy and paste of the one that we used. I have to give credit though, I pretty much copied that from SapphireDreams' cover sheet that she posted somewhere.

Jane Doe
123 Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

To Whom It May Concern:
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
P.O. Box 805887
Chicago, IL 60680- 4120

Nature of the submission: I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
Enclosed please find Form I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status,
Form I-864 Affidavit of Support, Form I-131 Application for Travel Document,
Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization and all supporting documents.
My eligibility is based on admission as the fiancé of a U.S. citizen
and subsequent marriage to that citizen within 90 days of entry.
Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
• 2 photographs & receipt for photographs (date on the receipt to show they were taken within 30 days of the filing of this application on August 10, 2009)
• Check in the amount of $1010 made payable to the Department of Homeland Security
• Copy of my foreign birth certificate
• Copy of my foreign divorce certificate
• Copy of passport page with K-1 Visa
• Vaccination supplement (Vaccination Documentation Medical Worksheet)
• Form G-325A, Biographic Information Sheet, with supplemental attachments
• Affidavit of Support (Form I-864) which also includes tax documents & letter of employment from sponsor, also proof of U.S. Citizenship which includes copy of the biographic data page of sponsor’s
• U.S. Passport
• Evidence of eligibility which includes a copy of approval notice for I-129F, copy of marriage certificate, Form I-94 (front & back) and passport identity page

Form I-131, Application for Travel Document
• 2 photographs (which were taken on August 10, 2009 – receipt attached to Form I-485)
• Initial Evidence which includes a copy of an official photo identity document (passport identity page)
• A copy of Form I-94 (front & back) and K1 visa to show my present status in the United States
• Marriage Certificate to note the name change (Copy)
Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization
• 2 photographs (which were taken on August 10, 2009– receipt attached to Form I-485)
• A copy of Form I-94 (front & back)
• A copy of a Federal Government-issued identity document which includes my Visa issued by a foreign consulate
• Passport Identity Page
• Marriage Certificate to note the name change (Copy)
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#3 VanessaTony


    Little Miss

Posted 17 March 2010 - 07:05 PM

Does anyone have an I-485 cover letter example posted anywhere?

Here you go. The doc lists are in the OP.


This entire thread should be beneficial to you as well.

Edited by Vanessa&Tony, 17 March 2010 - 07:05 PM.

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Aussie K1 process - http://www.visajourn...interview-date/
AOS, EAD & AP - the Aussie Way (including document list) - http://www.visajourn...-list-included/
ROC April 2012 - http://www.visajourn...il-2012-filers/ (includes document list)
N-400 April 2013 - http://www.visajourn...il-2013-filers/ (includes document list)

N-400 Interview review - http://www.visajourn...lers/?p=6381814

N-400 Oath Ceremony review - http://www.visajourn...lers/?p=6537699
Aussie Chat page continued - http://www.visajourn...ussie-oi-oi-oi/
Aussie Name Change on Passport Process - http://www.visajourn...change-process/
Travel on maiden name passport with married name GC, tickets in married name - http://www.visajourn...ost__p__4135806
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