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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
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Just one is needed, but it is recommended to have a copy to give to the counselor officer if they want to add it to the file.

For K-Visas the affidavit of support is I-134.

One thing about I-134, the directions included with I-134 are very old, USCIS has no reason to update them since USCIS has no application for that form.

The consulates tend to treat the I-134 like a mini-I-864 as so prefer the same financial evidence as the I-864.

In our case this what the I-134 included.

  • I-134 signed and notarized.

  • SIMPLE Tax transcripts from the IRS for past 3 years, (Redundant for the (1040,W2,1099) but are free from the IRS http://www.irs.gov/faqs/faq1-6.html

  • Photo copy of IRS form 1040, and W2s for past 3 years (Not necessary if you provide the transcripts)

  • Letter from my employer stating annual salary, job responsibility, and that is full time, on company letterhead.

  • Photo copies of past month or so of pay stubs up to a few weeks before the interview.
My income was well above the povertyline so I did not include any asset data (LIKE BANK STATEMENTS or property values).

If your income exceeds 125% of the povertyline when counting yourself, prospective immigrant and any dependents, then don't bother with assets (401K, Bank balance, Stocks etc..), it is just extra un-needed data to provide, the consular officer is most concerned with INCOME.


OUR TIME LINE Please do a timeline it helps us all, thanks.

Is now a US Citizen immigration completed Jan 12, 2012.

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Filed: Country: Australia
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Hi YuAndDAn,

I saw your signature. You wrote that you got your green card.

My question is, how long did you wait for your green card after your approval in the USCIS?

It is important for me to know that, because I must plan something before I come to the US.

Thank you

amoro

Just one is needed, but it is recommended to have a copy to give to the counselor officer if they want to add it to the file.

For K-Visas the affidavit of support is I-134.

One thing about I-134, the directions included with I-134 are very old, USCIS has no reason to update them since USCIS has no application for that form.

The consulates tend to treat the I-134 like a mini-I-864 as so prefer the same financial evidence as the I-864.

In our case this what the I-134 included.

  • I-134 signed and notarized.

  • SIMPLE Tax transcripts from the IRS for past 3 years, (Redundant for the (1040,W2,1099) but are free from the IRS http://www.irs.gov/faqs/faq1-6.html

  • Photo copy of IRS form 1040, and W2s for past 3 years (Not necessary if you provide the transcripts)

  • Letter from my employer stating annual salary, job responsibility, and that is full time, on company letterhead.

  • Photo copies of past month or so of pay stubs up to a few weeks before the interview.
My income was well above the povertyline so I did not include any asset data (LIKE BANK STATEMENTS or property values).

If your income exceeds 125% of the povertyline when counting yourself, prospective immigrant and any dependents, then don't bother with assets (401K, Bank balance, Stocks etc..), it is just extra un-needed data to provide, the consular officer is most concerned with INCOME.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
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Hi YuAndDAn,

I saw your signature. You wrote that you got your green card.

My question is, how long did you wait for your green card after your approval in the USCIS?

It is important for me to know that, because I must plan something before I come to the US.

Thank you

amoro

Approval from AOS filing or approval from I-129F filing for the initial K-1 visa? In both case many things can affect overal timing so is un-predictable.

For AOS it took us 4 months from initial I-485 filing to aproval, and green-card in the mail, approval to card was about 1 week.

For I-129F approval to green-card, many things are different, consulates perform at vastly different rates.

For more, click the timeline link in my signature.

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OUR TIME LINE Please do a timeline it helps us all, thanks.

Is now a US Citizen immigration completed Jan 12, 2012.

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Visa issues, and lots of info about the Guangzhou and Hong Kong consulate.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
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Do you know the validation length of I-134? 3M or 6M? Thanks.
up to 6 months, but the counselor officer can ask for one closer to interview especialy if interview falls after april 15, they may want to see 2007 IRS return.

Always prepare the I-134 after fiancee gets Packet 3, you have plenty of time to prepare and send it to fiancee, it takes at least 2 months from P3 to interview at Guangzhou consulate.

Lastly, you may be interested in "A Candle for Love", the FAQ there is 2nd to NONE for preparing for Guangzhou.

http://candleforlove.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=19303


OUR TIME LINE Please do a timeline it helps us all, thanks.

Is now a US Citizen immigration completed Jan 12, 2012.

1428954228.1592.1755425389.png

CHIN0001_zps9c01d045.gifCHIN0100_zps02549215.gifTAIW0001_zps9a9075f1.gifVIET0001_zps0a49d4a7.gif

Look here: A Candle for Love and China Family Visa Forums for Chinese/American relationship,

Visa issues, and lots of info about the Guangzhou and Hong Kong consulate.

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