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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Nicaragua
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Hi guys.

Unfortunately we got an RFE for 2 passport photos of the beneficiary. What I'm wondering is, if our agent is our lawyer and he's the one who has filed everything for us, does he have to respond to the RFE ? Or can we do it ? My husband has 2 photos of me ready, and it would be way faster for him to mail them to the NVC instead of waiting for the lawyer to do so, but can we?

Please let me know, I appreciate your help!

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (pnd) Country: Japan
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I would contact the lawyer you're using and ask him/her if they're going to handle it. The prompting by you may not hurt either, getting the lawyer to do their job in a timely manner... :)

Thanks!

Mike


Relationship Timeline:

07/19/2003 - Met here in the US and just clicked

05/2004 through 08/2009 - many trips back and forth by both of us, phone calls, care packages, etc.

02/14/2008 - Engaged (she was here in the US for Valentines Day so I figured make it official :))

11/21/2009 - Married with a few friends and some family in attendence.

CR1 Timeline:

01/12/2010 - I-130 Packet Sent

<interviening stuff deleted as signature is finite in length>

08/30/2010 - Interview completed, visa granted.

08/31/2010 - Visa in hand!

09/07/2010 - Arriving Seattle.

09/17/2010 - Received SSN.

10/01/2010 - Received green card.

Removal of Conditions:

06/06/2012 - Mailed I-751

06/12/2012 - Got back I-751 as "too early"

06/13/2012 - Re-mailed I-751

06/18/2012 - NOA1

07/13/2012 - Biometrics Appointment letter received (scheduled for 08/06/2012)

08/06/2012 - Biometrics completed.

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (pnd) Country: Japan
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hmmm we did not use a lawyer, but maybe you can send it yourself and tell your lawyer you sent it?

or do as mike said and ask the lawyer.

good luck!


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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Nicaragua
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Hey guys thanks for answering.

Well our lawyer did answer my email but he asked for time to review the letter. And that's what we don't want, any more time wasted :(

But thanks for taking the time to answer I really appreciate it.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Nicaragua
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Our lawyer says they did send the photos with the packet. However my husband (USC) measured them (he has an extra 2 of the ones we originally sent) and he says they're 2 by 1 3/4 instead of 2 by 2, do you think this might be why they're requesting them again? I wanted my husband to just send in the ones he has since it would be faster but now I'm wondering if I should just take the pics again and make sure they're 2 by 2... What do you think?

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (pnd) Country: Japan
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...but now I'm wondering if I should just take the pics again and make sure they're 2 by 2... What do you think?

I would get the photos taken again, making sure you tell the photo place that they need to be passport style photos for US Immigration and give them the required measurements. Printing out the requirements from the National Visa Center and showing them the requirements in print wouldn't hurt. :)

Hope this helps!

Mike


Relationship Timeline:

07/19/2003 - Met here in the US and just clicked

05/2004 through 08/2009 - many trips back and forth by both of us, phone calls, care packages, etc.

02/14/2008 - Engaged (she was here in the US for Valentines Day so I figured make it official :))

11/21/2009 - Married with a few friends and some family in attendence.

CR1 Timeline:

01/12/2010 - I-130 Packet Sent

<interviening stuff deleted as signature is finite in length>

08/30/2010 - Interview completed, visa granted.

08/31/2010 - Visa in hand!

09/07/2010 - Arriving Seattle.

09/17/2010 - Received SSN.

10/01/2010 - Received green card.

Removal of Conditions:

06/06/2012 - Mailed I-751

06/12/2012 - Got back I-751 as "too early"

06/13/2012 - Re-mailed I-751

06/18/2012 - NOA1

07/13/2012 - Biometrics Appointment letter received (scheduled for 08/06/2012)

08/06/2012 - Biometrics completed.

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (pnd) Country: Japan
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i don't think our photos were pefect squares.

we just did the tokyo photo booths that have a passport size option in the menus. they looked to be more rectangular. so i don't think they are that strict about the 2x2 rule. as long as it's 2" high??


USCIS JOURNEY

12-08-09 - I-130 Delivered to Chicago Lockbox

12-11-09 - Notice of Action (NOA1)

02-25-10 - Notice of Action 2 (NOA2) ~CA service center~

03-23-10 - PCC Applied - GET 04/01

Your I-130 was approved in 76 days from your NOA1 date

NVC JOURNEY

03-03-10 - NVC Case Number Assigned

03-05-10 - Email give

03-09-10 - AOS bill; Agent Email Get

03-10-10 - Paid AOS Bill; Email/Mail DS-3032

03-12-10 - AOS Bill Status: PAID

03-15-10 - IV Bill Email Get; Pay IV Bill

03-16-10 - IV Bill Status: PAID; AOS @ NVC

04-07-10 - IV Pack @ NVC

04-12-10 - IV Pack Enters AVR

04-20-10 - Log-in Fail

04-21-10 - Case Complete

04-30-10 - Interview Date Assigned

05-07-10 - NVC Forwards Case to Embassy, Tokyo

Your case was complete in 50 days at NVC

EMBASSY JOURNEY

04-16-10 - Medical Exam ($400) - PASSED

05-10-10 - Embassy Receives Case from NVC

06-28-10 - INTERVIEW - Moved

06-21-10 - INTERVIEW - APPROVED!

06-22-10 - Visa Received

Your interview took 192 days from your I-130 NOA1 date

USA JOURNEY

07-05-10 - US Entry

07-26-10 - Request SSC @ SS office

07-28-10 - Welcome Letter (2nd on 8/9)

08-02-10 - SSC GET

08-12-10 - Green Card GET -38 days

04-05-2012 - File I-751: APPROVED 10/17

nihonamerica.jpg

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Nicaragua
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I would get the photos taken again, making sure you tell the photo place that they need to be passport style photos for US Immigration and give them the required measurements. Printing out the requirements from the National Visa Center and showing them the requirements in print wouldn't hurt. :)

Hope this helps!

Mike

i don't think our photos were pefect squares.

we just did the tokyo photo booths that have a passport size option in the menus. they looked to be more rectangular. so i don't think they are that strict about the 2x2 rule. as long as it's 2" high??

Oh man I'm not sure what to do :wacko:

Yeah wouldn't think they would be like that for a 1/4 missing in the pic but who knows, the thing is we don't know for sure if the pics our lawyer sent were lost or they just won't accept the ones submitted. The checklist only says: MISSING DOCUMENTS LIST. I wanted my husband to send them overnight ASAP because If I do it would take a bit longer to get there...

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Filed: IR-5 Country: India
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I don't know who your lawyer is, but if they couldn't even get the photos right, I would fire them right away.

:star:

It is too late now. Lawyer must have taken all the money now.

Nica_in_love, Glad to know you completed NVC!

Loto

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CSC - I-130 for Parents (IR5)

10/11/2011 - Sent to Chicago Lockbox

10/13/2011 - Delivered at Chicago Lockbox

10/17/2011 - Email received with Receipt#, Routed to CSC

10/18/2011 - Cleared the checks $420*2

10/21/2011 - Received NOA1

03/30/2012 - Received NOA2

NVC

04/19/2012 - NVC received

05/01/2012 - Case# generated

05/02/2012 - DS-3032 COA emailed

05/02/2012 - I-864 AOS Fee $88 paid

05/05/2012 - I-864 AOS package mailed to NVC

05/07/2012 - I-864 AOS package received by NVC

05/07/2012 - DS-3032 COA accepted

05/08/2012 - DS-230 IV Fee $230*2 paid

05/09/2012 - DS-230 IV package mailed to NVC

05/11/2012 - DS-230 IV package received by NVC

05/17/2012 - Case Completed

Consulate

07/02/2012 - VFS visit in Cochin

07/04/2012 - Medical in Chennai

07/12/2012 - Interview in Mumbai - Success!

09/08/2012 - POE at JFK, NY

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