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Should we request name change in I-751?

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Due to the war in Afghanistan, birth certificates were lost. Therefore, when my husband got his new one once he was older they were not including his last name. It is common in Afghanistan to include middle name, first name instead of the usual last name, first name. But because USCIS goes by proof of documents my husband's name does not actually include his surname. Its basically his middle name as his first name and his first name as his middle name.

We have wanted to change this so that i too could change my name to his surname. But we were waiting until his permanant green card. But i heard and read that i should use the name he wants to change his name into so that the process could be faster.

Can someone direct me? Should i just wait until we receive our card and then change names?

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