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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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Hi my question is regarding my I-130 form and the G-325a that accompny them, my wife has a son who is listed on the original I-130 however i can not see anywhere where it states if i need an additional G-325a for him also. any information would be appreciated. back ground info , i have decided to wait out the I-130 and go the route of the VR1/CR1 instead of the K3, not sure if that matters but thought i would add it in.

Thanks


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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You Must send Exactly the same documents and pay separate Fees for each Intended Immigrant .

Trust me I got my return from Chicago lock Box for trying to put my wife and stepdaugther in one pettition .

In My case everything was double for everything and got approved .

Keep me posted i did got REFS on every step of the process . THat was my 1st mystake .

Good Luck

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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I see where it says this in regards to the I-130 form

A citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States may file this form to establish the relationship to certain alien relatives who wish to immigrate to the United States. A separate form must be filed for each eligible relative.

however there arent any examples of how to fill out the I-130 for a step child. additionally when it asks to list all relatives it doesnt say if i should list his mother and himself or just himself? this process seems very backwards. so to clarify, if i file 2x I-130 forms along with G-325a for each person. i would need the following? additionally how am i supposed to prove relationship with the child? another copy of the marriage certificate to his mother in his application?

1- I-130, G325A FOR STEPSON plus 420.00 us

1- I 130, G325a For wife plus 420.00 us

for a total of 840.00 plus another 404.00 x2 at the embassy??? my son is only 13 and is not an adult i was lead to believe that they were able to be added on to the original document due to the fact he is a minor. if what you say is true then it doesnt make sense that they would require as i-130 for every child. what if the child was a baby? or 5 years old. certainly there has to be some mistake.


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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USCIS Website source of this information.

Instruction for I-130 form

who qualifies:

if you are a US citizen you must fill out a seperate form I-130 for each eligable relative

you may fill out a I-130 for

A. Your husband or wife

B.Your unmarried child under 21

C.Your unmarried son or daughter age 21 or older

D.Your unmarried son or daughter of any age

E.Your brothers or sisters, you must be 21 years of age or older

Stepparent/Stepchild

if your petition is based on stepparent-stepchild relationship you must file your petition along with a copy of the marriage certificate of the stepparent to the natural parent showing that the marriage occured before the childs 18th birthday. copies of documents showing that any previous marriage was legally terminated and a copy of the stepchilds birth certificate.

Looks like you had the right of it just thought i would post the exact details thanks.


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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I see where it says this in regards to the I-130 form

A citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States may file this form to establish the relationship to certain alien relatives who wish to immigrate to the United States. A separate form must be filed for each eligible relative.

however there arent any examples of how to fill out the I-130 for a step child. additionally when it asks to list all relatives it doesnt say if i should list his mother and himself or just himself? this process seems very backwards. so to clarify, if i file 2x I-130 forms along with G-325a for each person. i would need the following? additionally how am i supposed to prove relationship with the child? another copy of the marriage certificate to his mother in his application?

1- I-130, G325A FOR STEPSON plus 420.00 us

1- I 130, G325a For wife plus 420.00 us

for a total of 840.00 plus another 404.00 x2 at the embassy??? my son is only 13 and is not an adult i was lead to believe that they were able to be added on to the original document due to the fact he is a minor. if what you say is true then it doesnt make sense that they would require as i-130 for every child. what if the child was a baby? or 5 years old. certainly there has to be some mistake.

This is not correct. Children don't need G325a forms but do need birth certificates with their petition, while the spouse's birth certificate is not needed until the NVC stage. Yes, one petition for each person but with the applicable supporting documents. Follow the I-130 instructions for a step child. Supporting documents are NOT the same.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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According to their website. the stepchilds form needs his birth certificate and the marriage certificate and I-130 with G325a. while the spouse needs the marriage certificate and supporting documents of the marriage and G-325a along with I-130. are you saying i dont need a G-325 for the stepchild?

If this is correct what you are saying how do i send the documents? all together along with payment for both applications at the same time? do i send 1 or 2 money orders? could you clarify for me please?


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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Filed: Other Country: China
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According to their website. the stepchilds form needs his birth certificate and the marriage certificate and I-130 with G325a. while the spouse needs the marriage certificate and supporting documents of the marriage and G-325a along with I-130. are you saying i dont need a G-325 for the stepchild?

If this is correct what you are saying how do i send the documents? all together along with payment for both applications at the same time? do i send 1 or 2 money orders? could you clarify for me please?

Build two stacks of paper each topped with it's own separate payment. No G325a for the stepchild. Mail the two stacks in the same envelope with the Spouse stack on top. The Guides walk you through this step by step but don't give a lot of detail for children.

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Filed: FB-1 Visa Country: Jamaica
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This is not correct. Children don't need G325a forms but do need birth certificates with their petition, while the spouse's birth certificate is not needed until the NVC stage. Yes, one petition for each person but with the applicable supporting documents. Follow the I-130 instructions for a step child. Supporting documents are NOT the same.

Correct.

I-130 for husband and each child.

G-325A for Husband and self (person applying)

I dont think the children need G325A. i sent all of mine just like this with all of our birth certificates including mine, husband and children, marriage certificates, and other supporting docs.


Case #1: CR1 & CR2-Hubby & Kids
6/6/11...Priority Date
7/2011...NOA2 ~44 days
8/5/2011...NVC & IIN # Received
9/12/11... CR1 & Cr2 cases completed. ~37 days
11/4/11... CR1 & CR2 Interview APPROVED!!!
11/2011... POE
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Case #2 - F1-Sister
USCIS

10/2006....I-130 sent.

NVC
9/2011.....NVC Case # received.
1/2012....AOS Bill Paid & I864 sent.
2/2012....IV Bill Paid & DS 230 sent
2/2012....**Case on Child Status Protection Act Review**

3/2012...Case complete waiting for interview date.

KNG Embassy

11/2013...Interview date :)

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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Thanks for the info. one last question, one my stepsons I-130 can i sign it or does he or his mother need to sign it?


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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What are your thoughts on if i have previously filed in 1996 for my ex wife and she wss granted her residency. will this have any effect on my new patition for my new wife and stepson? just curious never know how they think about these things


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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Thanks for the info. one last question, one my stepsons I-130 can i sign it or does he or his mother need to sign it?

Foreigners don't sign I-130 petitions. You are the petitioner. Only you sign. Your spouse will sign their G325a. Later the parent can sign visa applications and other documents in behalf of their child.


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What are your thoughts on if i have previously filed in 1996 for my ex wife and she wss granted her residency. will this have any effect on my new patition for my new wife and stepson? just curious never know how they think about these things

Depends on the circumstances, just what impact but unless there is something out of the ordinary, it's just an extra step in petition adjudication that will not be visible to you. Of course, you'll disclose the applicable information on both the petition and affidavit of support, where asked.


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia
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Thanks your a gem of info. yeah nothing out of the ordinary at all actually very clean and civil divorce. she is still working and living here today and paying taxes so!! i will just disclose everything 100 percent and not worry about it


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ireland
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i will just disclose everything 100 percent and not worry about it

Good call!



N400


Filing based on 3yrs/USC Spouse. 3 year residency anniversary is in August 2014. Filed immediately after the 90-day early filing mark (May 2014)


05/06/2014 - Mailed N-400

05/15/2014 - Check cashed

05/12/2014 - NOA Date

06/11/2014 - Biometrics Appointment

09/15/2014 - Inline for interview scheduling (was stuck in "Initial Review" for over 3 months!)

10/27/2014 - Scheduled for interview

12/01/2014 - Interview

12/19/2014 - I AM A US CITIZEN!


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one last question if i may. since a stepchild is not required to do a G325a am i to assume that i do not need photos for him as well? what about supporting documents? i am having a hard time understanding what is required other than the I-130 application, birth certificate and marriage certificate.

stepchild

I-130 signed by myself

Birth certificate (translated)

Marriage certificate(tanslated)

Myself

G325a

Passport complete copy

Divorce Decree"s

1 passport photo

complete copies of all evidence of bonafide marriage from mothers application

does this look correct??


Marriage (if applicable):2010-12-18

I-130 Sent : 2011-10-12

I-130 NOA1 : 2011-10-18

I-130 RFE : N/A

I-130 RFE Sent : N/A

I-130 Approved : 2012-04-02

NVC

04/23/2012 - NVC Received

05/03/2012 - Case# generated

05/04/2012 - DS-3032 (COA) ( Email sent

05/07/2012 - I-864 - AOS Fee $88*2

05/09/2012 - DS-230 - IV Fee $230*2

06/15/2012 - Case Completed

07/06/2012 - Forwarded to the Consulate

Consulate

08/13/2012 - Medical

08/15/2012 - Interview

01/23/2013 - POE

02/19/2013 - 10 yr green card received

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