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Hey guys,

 

I submitted my spouses i-130 in Dec 2016 and got a PD of 8 Dec 16. I sent in the below docs as part of the package.

 

1. Form i-130

2, My naturalization cert

3. Copy of my passports bio page

4. Copy of passport pages that had immigration stamps of various countries

5. Copy of our marriage certificate from NADRA (Governmental office) attested from the foreign office

6. Nikah Nama (Islamic Marriage Contract) in English and my native language, both attested from the foreign office

6. 1 passport size picture of each of me and my spouse, 

7. g-325a, i each for both of us. 

8. 1 Sworn affidavit each on a stamp paper (some sort of legal binding document, not sure what it is) from my cousin and one from my spouses uncle stating that they were present at the wedding and know us well. 

9 Form I-864 (Affidavit of support)

10. 2015 tax return transcript from IRS,

11. 5 pictures, 2 of us as a couple and 3 with various people. 

 

My question is, can i send in my spouses birth certificate and passport biographic page in advance to USCIS? How should i address the package so that it gets added to the file that they have on hand? Also would that affect the time it will take in getting processed at USCIS?

 

 

 

 

 

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11 minutes ago, arsalk said:

Hey guys,

 

I submitted my spouses i-130 in Dec 2016 and got a PD of 8 Dec 16. I sent in the below docs as part of the package.

 

1. Form i-130

2, My naturalization cert

3. Copy of my passports bio page

4. Copy of passport pages that had immigration stamps of various countries

5. Copy of our marriage certificate from NADRA (Governmental office) attested from the foreign office

6. Nikah Nama (Islamic Marriage Contract) in English and my native language, both attested from the foreign office

6. 1 passport size picture of each of me and my spouse, 

7. g-325a, i each for both of us. 

8. 1 Sworn affidavit each on a stamp paper (some sort of legal binding document, not sure what it is) from my cousin and one from my spouses uncle stating that they were present at the wedding and know us well. 

9 Form I-864 (Affidavit of support)

10. 2015 tax return transcript from IRS,

11. 5 pictures, 2 of us as a couple and 3 with various people. 

 

My question is, can i send in my spouses birth certificate and passport biographic page in advance to USCIS? How should i address the package so that it gets added to the file that they have on hand? Also would that affect the time it will take in getting processed at USCIS?

 

 

 

 

 

Rephrasing number 8, see below. 

 

8. Copies Attested by a class 1 office of  Sworn affidavit each on a stamp paper (some sort of legal binding document, not sure what it is) from my cousin and one from my spouses uncle stating that they were present at the wedding and know us well. The originals are with the spouse and were attested by the foreign office.

 

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It wasn't necessary to send item numbers 3, 8, 9, and 10.  Don't bother trying to send your spouses documents to USCIS, they A) don't want them and B) would only be an exercise in futility as it is not likely to be matched with the file.

 

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19 hours ago, arsalk said:

My question is, can i send in my spouses birth certificate and passport biographic page in advance to USCIS? How should i address the package so that it gets added to the file that they have on hand? Also would that affect the time it will take in getting processed at USCIS?

Don't send the beneficiary's birth certificate or passport information at this time. Trying to get new information added to your application without an RFE is probably nearly impossible. They won't know what to do with documents and will likely just trash it. You will have an opportunity to forward these new documents to your application at the NVC stage. Sit tight for now.

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8 hours ago, arsalk said:

Does USCIS not forward all the documents they receive to NVC?

 

They do, here's the but:  NVC personnel will not go through it.  They will only assign the case number and add items you send them as required during that phase of the process.

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