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Hello everyone! Just want to say thank you for your input!

Our mailbox and mailman are shady, we have letters disappear from time to time. I would like all the paperwork and responses from USCIS to be sent to my mother's address. So, on form I-864, Part 2 "Information on the Principal Immigrant," can I put my mother's address as Mailing Address?


07/07/2015 - Sent AOS for K1 visa (I-485, I-131, I-764)
07/16/2015 - Received confirmation (I-485 receipt was not sent to the MAILING ADDRESS!)
08/05/2015 - Biometrics appointment
08/06/2015 - Received RFE for Initial Evidence for I-485 (need for pay stubs + tax return + letter of employment)
08/18/2015 - National Benefit Center received Response to RFE (Status updated to RFE received)
08/23/2015 - Address change
09/08/2015 - Received letters confirming address change for I-485 and I-131

09/25/2015 - Online status of I-131 and I-765 changed to "Case Approved." Received combo card.

11/14/2015 - I-485: Card in Production!!! Case Approved!

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You will have troubles later with different addresses, you must use your residence address. Contact your local postmaster with your concern, they will sort it out.


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12/31/2014: Fingerprinted

02/06/2015: In-Line for Interview

04/15/2015: Passed Interview

05/05/2015: Oath letter was sent

05/22/2015: Oath Ceremony

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Hello everyone! Just want to say thank you for your input!

Our mailbox and mailman are shady, we have letters disappear from time to time. I would like all the paperwork and responses from USCIS to be sent to my mother's address. So, on form I-864, Part 2 "Information on the Principal Immigrant," can I put my mother's address as Mailing Address?

I would suggest to set up a PO box at your local post office and put that as a mailing address. Lots of people do this to prevent important notices from USCIS to get lost in the mail. Also, you could have the same PO box up until citizenship, so you would never have to change your mailing address.

Good luck!

Edited by YouAndMeForever

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You will have troubles later with different addresses, you must use your residence address. Contact your local postmaster with your concern, they will sort it out.

If all the correspondence goes to the same address, which different addresses are you referring to? Things like utility bills?

I was thinking of a similar scenario for us, when we apply for AOS, because my fiance is still living with family so he could save on rent. Once I get there we will get a place for ourselves. However, I know that place won't be permanent because once my children arrive, we'll move to a bigger place. So I was thinking of having all USCIS paperwork continue to be sent to his current address. Only now, with this question popping up, I'm not so sure if that's a good idea. I was just thinking that changing addresses mid-AOS, even if possible, would just be more confusion...


The K1 journey:

11/09/2013 - I-129F Packet mailed to Dallas Lockbox

02/14/2014 - Case shipped to Embassy, where it waited for over a year at my request

05/21/2015 - Interview - Approved.

06/19/2015 - Wedding (L)

The K1-AOS journey:

06/22/2015 - AOS packet mailed to Chicago Lockbox

11/07/2015 - AOS approved (EAD and AP had already been approved) - there was no interview

The K2-AOS journey:

03/04/2017 - AOS packets mailed to Chicago Lockbox

09/26/2017 - Email notifications - both cards in production! AOS approved with no interview (EAD and AP already approved)

 

The ROC journey:

10/12/2017 - ROC packet mailed to VSC

 

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If all the correspondence goes to the same address, which different addresses are you referring to? Things like utility bills?

I was thinking of a similar scenario for us, when we apply for AOS, because my fiance is still living with family so he could save on rent. Once I get there we will get a place for ourselves. However, I know that place won't be permanent because once my children arrive, we'll move to a bigger place. So I was thinking of having all USCIS paperwork continue to be sent to his current address. Only now, with this question popping up, I'm not so sure if that's a good idea. I was just thinking that changing addresses mid-AOS, even if possible, would just be more confusion...

OP doesn't live with relative like you, if your husband lives with relative, it wouldn't be a problem.


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12/06/2014: Package filed

12/31/2014: Fingerprinted

02/06/2015: In-Line for Interview

04/15/2015: Passed Interview

05/05/2015: Oath letter was sent

05/22/2015: Oath Ceremony

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OP doesn't live with relative like you, if your husband lives with relative, it wouldn't be a problem.

So the mailing address has to be the exact address where my wife lives at currently?

This is a hassle, we also plan to move within next 2-3 months. We heard rumors that USCIS is not good in changing address, and some packets ended up at the previous address.


07/07/2015 - Sent AOS for K1 visa (I-485, I-131, I-764)
07/16/2015 - Received confirmation (I-485 receipt was not sent to the MAILING ADDRESS!)
08/05/2015 - Biometrics appointment
08/06/2015 - Received RFE for Initial Evidence for I-485 (need for pay stubs + tax return + letter of employment)
08/18/2015 - National Benefit Center received Response to RFE (Status updated to RFE received)
08/23/2015 - Address change
09/08/2015 - Received letters confirming address change for I-485 and I-131

09/25/2015 - Online status of I-131 and I-765 changed to "Case Approved." Received combo card.

11/14/2015 - I-485: Card in Production!!! Case Approved!

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You can use a mailing address, if the address is in the same area. It will be the same USCIS local office for your residence or mailing address that way. The I-864 actually asks for a mailing address. You would want to put the same mailing address across all forms, and especially the main one, the I-485. If you are able to easily get mail from the parent's house, then I do not see why it would be an issue.

I do also the idea of just getting a mailbox at the post office to use for all your important transactions. Would not need to put in a change of address that way either, unless you are moving far away.

Edited by KayDeeCee

Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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