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Hi all, I am filing IR-1 for my wife and we will be interviewing in Montreal.

I have some questions regarding the things I should bring to show bonafide marriages and on-going relationship.

1) What makes good materials for bonafide marriages? A few things came to mind, such as chat logs, emails, phone bills, and photos.

2) Do I need to translate our emails and chat logs?

3) What makes good materials for on-going relationship? Will photos suffice?

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I'm planning on an entire photo album, 5 emails, 2-3 chat logs, cell phone bills, plane tickets, marriage certificate, letters of support from family, joint bank statement, and letter from USC husband. That should be good enough right?

I'd doubt you'd have to get your chat logs translated. Do they even read those? I hope not, some of mine are really embarrassing. Maybe between now and then, you can send a few emails wholly in English to make matter easier.


03/27/2009: Engaged in Ithaca, New York.
08/17/2009: Wedding in Calcutta, India.
09/29/2009: I-130 NOA1
01/25/2010: I-130 NOA2
03/23/2010: Case completed.
05/12/2010: CR-1 interview at Mumbai, India.
05/20/2010: US Entry, Chicago.
03/01/2012: ROC NOA1.
03/26/2012: Biometrics completed.
12/07/2012: 10 year card production ordered.

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Hi all, I am filing IR-1 for my wife and we will be interviewing in Montreal.

I have some questions regarding the things I should bring to show bonafide marriages and on-going relationship.

1) What makes good materials for bonafide marriages? A few things came to mind, such as chat logs, emails, phone bills, and photos.

2) Do I need to translate our emails and chat logs?

3) What makes good materials for on-going relationship? Will photos suffice?

Pictures plus evidence of regular communication.


K1 denied, K3/K4, CR-1/CR-2, AOS, ROC, Adoption, US citizenship and dual citizenship

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Anything you submit or want a CO to read needs to be translated. We submitted only a handful of e-mails and to our surprise, our CO in Montreal read them all.

Photos are good, but the things you mentioned are secondary evidence. Do you have anything like passport stamps of visits? Boarding passes? Hotel receipts?

Good luck.


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NVC
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Medical
May 4, 2009


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POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
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Hi all, I am filing IR-1 for my wife and we will be interviewing in Montreal.

I have some questions regarding the things I should bring to show bonafide marriages and on-going relationship.

1) What makes good materials for bonafide marriages? A few things came to mind, such as chat logs, emails, phone bills, and photos.

2) Do I need to translate our emails and chat logs?

3) What makes good materials for on-going relationship? Will photos suffice?

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2009-05-11 : NVC case # assigned

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IMO, you were supposed to do that on INITIAL I-130 submittal - it's there in the instructions.

But -- time has passed, right? You wanna show CURRENT STUFF. or changed stuff, or RECENT STUFF, right?

Have a read - http://www.visajourney.com/forums/index.ph...p;#entry3324240

see whats in there that you can apply to evidence for INTERVIEW DAY.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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At this stage -

She's been living in Canada for a bit - you've been coming to visit -

1. border crossing docs for you

2. lease docs for usa domicile, in both names. or

3. deed in both names (if there is a house to own ) (see warranty deed at your local county courthouse )

4. lease docs in canada, is in both of your names? if not, get it amended

5. utility bills on both places, in both of your names, joint accounts.

6. photos - use my example in my other post . make sure they are recent.

7. affadavits of friends and associates

do you need a newish I-864 because of tax year rollover? if so, bring one with all supporting docs.

Good Luck !


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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2) Do I need to translate our emails and chat logs? if you are using it as evidence, yes.

BE CAREFUL.

If you are using online web translators - change the settings of your browser - to REMOVE header and footer info.

Somewhere in the header/footer on a web page printout - there's a date/time stamp. and that date/time stamp is indicative of WHEN the translation was done.

Your 'stuff' should have the real date/time stamp of when it was actually transmitted - so the translations should NOT have the date/time stamp of WHEN the translation 'thing' was used.

WHY IS THAT IMPORTANT?

You give a VO a collection of translated stuff, all with the same date stamp, and it becomes difficult to explain - they are not that web-savvy.

Good Luck !!!

PS - did she source out moon cakes in Canada? Have any extra? put some in the freezer for me, I'll be happy to collect them once she's stateside ;)


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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Hi all, I am filing IR-1 for my wife and we will be interviewing in Montreal.

I have some questions regarding the things I should bring to show bonafide marriages and on-going relationship.

1) What makes good materials for bonafide marriages? A few things came to mind, such as chat logs, emails, phone bills, and photos.

2) Do I need to translate our emails and chat logs?

3) What makes good materials for on-going relationship? Will photos suffice?

If you have a joint check and or saving account? , bring a statement, maybe even joint credit cards, we also have life insurance on each other, we are bringing all mentioned above besides the normal stuff.


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If you have a joint check and or saving account? , bring a statement, maybe even joint credit cards, we also have life insurance on each other, we are bringing all mentioned above besides the normal stuff.

My list seemed pretty inclusive - http://www.visajourney.com/forums/index.ph...p;#entry3324240 have a read? I'd be open to listening to 'additional stuff'.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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If you have a joint check and or saving account? , bring a statement, maybe even joint credit cards, we also have life insurance on each other, we are bringing all mentioned above besides the normal stuff.

My list seemed pretty inclusive - http://www.visajourney.com/forums/index.ph...p;#entry3324240 have a read? I'd be open to listening to 'additional stuff'.

Same as mine, need a 2nd suit case to take with you to interview.

I even packed the envelopes of the cards he has sent me and Ive sent him. Also packed receipts for flowers he has sent me useing his joint ATM card. Any little thing that pertains to you and her, pack it!!


Truly happy!!!

New life, new adventures, and a new attitude.

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Hi all, I am filing IR-1 for my wife and we will be interviewing in Montreal.

I have some questions regarding the things I should bring to show bonafide marriages and on-going relationship.

1) What makes good materials for bonafide marriages? A few things came to mind, such as chat logs, emails, phone bills, and photos.

2) Do I need to translate our emails and chat logs?

3) What makes good materials for on-going relationship? Will photos suffice?

If you have a joint check and or saving account? , bring a statement, maybe even joint credit cards, we also have life insurance on each other, we are bringing all mentioned above besides the normal stuff.

How can you have any joint accounts when one spouse is out of the country? For example, I have only but power of attorney of his real estate, have pics, phone logs, emails and chat logs, sworn affidavits from both family and friends and co-worker. Will this be enough?

I hope....

Thank you.

Liz

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Liz - the I-130 evidentiary guidelines are different - ie - you are doing K-3, so it makes sense to show stuff on Interview Day. Good Luck !


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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