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Graduation invitation

#1 pding20

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 05:38 PM

Hi all, I just graduated from University and I will like to send invitation to my two uncles for my graduation.My uncles are in Ghana
First I am US citizen. My parents too are US citizens. I have recieved all school documents like enrollment verification and enrollment certificate with the graduation date. What documents should I include for the invitation. Since my parents and I are taking all the cost what documents should my uncles have to submit beside their passport and birth certificate. Thank you
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#2 Brother Hesekiel

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 06:11 PM

What do your uncles, basically your parents' siblings, have to do with your graduation?
Why would they have to spend thousands of dollars and need to travel half around the globe for that?

Those are the questions I would ask you as an immigration official, and if you didn't have a plausible answer for them, I wouldn't issue B2 visas, no matter what documents you'd enclose with your invitation letter . . . unless they have strong ties to Ghana, in which case they wouldn't need an invitation letter in the first place. See what I'm trying to hint at?
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There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism. When I refer to hyphenated Americans, I do not refer to naturalized Americans. Some of the very best Americans I have ever known were naturalized Americans, Americans born abroad. But a hyphenated American is not an American at all . . . . The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities, an intricate knot of German-Americans, Irish-Americans, English-Americans, French-Americans, Scandinavian-Americans or Italian-Americans, each preserving its separate nationality, each at heart feeling more sympathy with Europeans of that nationality, than with the other citizens of the American Republic . . . . There is no such thing as a hyphenated American who is a good American. The only man who is a good American is the man who is an American and nothing else.

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#3 Boiler

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 07:40 PM

I was thinking the same.

Just e mail them or send them an invite, I can not see it will have much relevance.
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Nothing I say should in any way be construed as a breach of VJ TOS.

If you misread it that way, read again and do not put any spin on it.


#4 pding20

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 06:39 AM

What do your uncles, basically your parents' siblings, have to do with your graduation?
Why would they have to spend thousands of dollars and need to travel half around the globe for that?

Those are the questions I would ask you as an immigration official, and if you didn't have a plausible answer for them, I wouldn't issue B2 visas, no matter what documents you'd enclose with your invitation letter . . . unless they have strong ties to Ghana, in which case they wouldn't need an invitation letter in the first place. See what I'm trying to hint at?


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#5 pding20

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 06:45 AM

Thank you guys. Please what kind of documents do I have to add to the invitation letter. And also since my parents and I are do everything including cost what documents do my uncles have to add too. Moreover, should I do the invitation together or just send individual invitation.
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#6 Boiler

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 11:34 AM

They apply not much to do with you, if you want to send them an invitation, fine.
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#7 DaveE

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 02:37 PM

Good luck. I can only share my experience. Wanted my step daughter to attend our wedding. She is 23, with a good job with an American Company, money in the bank, owns a condo in Manila free and clear. Approved vacation from the company, letter from our Minister, (she was supposed to be the maid of honor). Notorized affadavit from me that I would be responsible for all expenses while she was here, to include round trip air fare.

Bottom line - the interviewer never opened the package we provided; disapproved immediately. $140.00 down the tube and never had a chance.

Too many close ties to the states and nothing to prevent her from staying - end of story.
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#8 Anh map

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 07:07 PM

Thank you guys. Please what kind of documents do I have to add to the invitation letter. And also since my parents and I are do everything including cost what documents do my uncles have to add too. Moreover, should I do the invitation together or just send individual invitation.



There is nothing that you can do to "help" them. They go to the embassy and apply for a tourist visa. They can show the invitation to your graduation if they want. More important is them showing their strong ties to home.
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#9 NigeriaorBust

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 08:49 PM

Unless someone in Sub Saharan has VERY strong ties to their country being invited to a relatives graduation will make them less apt to get a visa. Having a relative in the US makes you more apt to not return in the eyes of the embassy.
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This will not be over quickly. You will not enjoy this.




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