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Are there any other document required to be signed by petitioner after sending off the I-129f application

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Hello,

My fiance will be submitting the application in 2weeks but be intended to travel to hawaii in October for a period of one year. Are there any other forms required to be signed after sending off the application. Will his signature be required in any additional forms during the period he will be away. Anyone with advice or information it will help.

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The I-129F is only the first step so he might want to change his address to the one in Hawaii. He will need to be able to receive the NOA1 & NOA2 and be able to fill out the Affidavit of Support form (which he'll need to sign and provide financial documents for).


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In addition to the affidavit of support, he may get an RFE when USCIS begins adjudicating his petition. Even if someone is forwarding his mail to him, he may not have access to the documents or evidence he needs to respond to the RFE while he's in Hawaii. USCIS gives a small window of time to respond to these before they deny the petition.

There are also a myriad of things the consulate could ask for from the petitioner, like an updated letter of intent, or original documents like birth certificates or divorce decrees.

Simply put, there are any number of things that could come up. It's risky being away from home when you have any petition or application pending with USCIS or a US consulate abroad. He'll have to decide if he's willing to take the risk.


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Hello,

My fiance will be submitting the application in 2weeks but be intended to travel to hawaii in October for a period of one year. Are there any other forms required to be signed after sending off the application. Will his signature be required in any additional forms during the period he will be away. Anyone with advice or information it will help.

Thanks

Yes. At minimum he will be required to sign an I-134 affidavit of support for the visa interview which should occur in less than one year. If he is to be gone that long he should change his address with USCIS or make sure he uses a mailing address where he will be informed of any mail

Wnenever someone asks these elementary questions, it indicates you have not read the guides, or do not understand the procedure. This raises your chances of receiving an RFE to correct an error with the petition. Your fiance would have to receive the RFE (sent by mail) and respond to it. He would need to have access to any and all information regarding your case in order to provide the information requested.

This is not a procedure you can put on "cruise control" and leave. If he is not prepared to deal with it now, he should wait. Or wait until he relocates to Hawaii and petition from there when he has an address for things to be sent to.

Hiring an attorney will empty your wallet but do little else. It is highly doubtful that an attorney could respond to an RFE. How would he? Presuming the attorney would have sent everything he had with the petition an RFE means they want more. Where will an attorney get "more"? Only from you or your fiancee.


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Thanks for the responses.

I was thinking he might receive the NOA1 and 2 before he leaves if he sends it as soon as possible. Is the affidavit if support form sent from USCIS or does he print it off from the website. I was thinking he could do that before he leaves and have it post dated and kept for sending off. Is there a reason why an RFE is issued after submitting all required documents and how soon is it received. Thankss for your help

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Thanks for the responses.

I was thinking he might receive the NOA1 and 2 before he leaves if he sends it as soon as possible. Is the affidavit if support form sent from USCIS or does he print it off from the website. I was thinking he could do that before he leaves and have it post dated and kept for sending off. Is there a reason why an RFE is issued after submitting all required documents and how soon is it received. Thankss for your help

The I-134 can be downloaded from the USCIS website. Assuming the only thing he will be submitting with the affidavit is his most recent tax return, and presuming that the interview will happen before next April 15th (a reasonable assumption), then he could go ahead and download it and prepare it now. If he needs to include an employment letter or paystubs or other evidence to substantiate his income or assets then the evidence will be "stale" by the time the affidavit is submitted at the consulate.

Obviously, most people who get an RFE thought they submitted everything that was needed. Sometimes an RFE is for something simple - you forgot to sign a form, or didn't fill it out correctly or entirely. Sometimes an RFE is for additional documents or evidence that you either didn't know you needed, or assumed you didn't need to submit.

An RFE is usually not sent until an adjudicator begins working on the petition package. How long this takes depends on how fast the service center is currently working. Two or three months after sending the petition is pretty common these days, but if the service center gets backlogged it could be more like five or six months.


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The I-134 can be downloaded from the USCIS website. Assuming the only thing he will be submitting with the affidavit is his most recent tax return, and presuming that the interview will happen before next April 15th (a reasonable assumption), then he could go ahead and download it and prepare it now. If he needs to include an employment letter or paystubs or other evidence to substantiate his income or assets then the evidence will be "stale" by the time the affidavit is submitted at the consulate.

Obviously, most people who get an RFE thought they submitted everything that was needed. Sometimes an RFE is for something simple - you forgot to sign a form, or didn't fill it out correctly or entirely. Sometimes an RFE is for additional documents or evidence that you either didn't know you needed, or assumed you didn't need to submit.

An RFE is usually not sent until an adjudicator begins working on the petition package. How long this takes depends on how fast the service center is currently working. Two or three months after sending the petition is pretty common these days, but if the service center gets backlogged it could be more like five or six months.

Thank you so much you are a STAR!!!.

A few quick questions again. We do not have the boarding passes he travelled with to visit me in the UK but he has the stamps on his passport. Could this be a problem. Also we do not have hotel receipts because he stays at my house during his visits. I have lived in the UK for 2years since sept 2008. I am originally nigerian will i need to get a police certificate from Nigeria and UK or UK alone will be fine.

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