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Jamaica Co Sponsors need I-864 for K1.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Hey i didnt know this until i go this email from Jamaica embassy today.

A joint sponsor should fill out Form I-864 and send the original, signed copy to the applicant in Jamaica. A joint sponsor should also send:

· copies of their tax returns for the last two years;

· copies of W2 statements;

· proof of their citizenship or resident status in the U.S. (copy of a passport or LPR card); and

· a recent pay stub or employment letter.

Full email is below...

Thank you for contacting the Immigrant Visa (IV) Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica. Because of the volume of requests that we receive, if your inquiry is answered below, you will not receive a response from the IV Unit. If you require a response, you will receive one within 5 working days. Please do not resend your inquiry. For general information about the immigrant visa application process please visit the U.S. Embassy Kingston website at www.kingston.usembassy.gov.

Thank you.

Immigrant Visa Unit

U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica

www.kingston.usembassy.gov <http://www.kingston.usembassy.gov>

Please read the following information carefully. If, following a review of all the information provided, you still need further assistance with an immigrant visa case pending at U.S. Embassy Kingston, please send an e-mail to kingstonivinfo@state.gov <mailto:kingstonivinfo@state.gov> with "2nd Inquiry" and your case number in the subject line.

Scheduling Blue Sheet Follow Up Appointments

Your Blue Sheet Interview, Information Window appointment or Petitioner Interview will be scheduled on the earliest available date. We will reply to you as soon as possible.

Filing Petitions

For information about the filing or approval of all immigrant visa petitions:

· Visit U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) <http://uscis.gov/graphics/services/index.htm> at www.uscis.gov <http://www.uscis.govis> .

· Call USCIS toll-free at (800) 375-5283 for automated information and live assistance.

· For information about the USCIS office in Kingston, please visit kingston.usembassy.gov/fins.html

Case Location

To find out whether your case has been shipped to Kingston from the National Visa Center (NVC), please call NVC's automated helpline at (603) 334-0700 or e-mail nvcinquiry@state.gov. If your priority date is current OR you have been filed for in an immediate relative (IR or CR) category AND your case has been shipped to Kingston, you should receive an appointment letter in the mail within the next few months.

Mailing Address Changes

If your file is already in Kingston and you would like to change your mailing address, please e-mail your new mailing address to us at kingstonivinfo@state.gov. However, if it is still located at the NVC, please notify that office at nvcinquiry@state.gov.

Medical Examinations

Below are the names and addresses of the panel physicians approved by the U.S. Embassy:

· Montego Bay Hope Medical Center, Half Moon Shopping Village, Rose Hall, Montego Bay, St. James

(876) 953-3981

· Andrews Memorial Hospital, 27 Hope Road, Kingston 10

(876) 926-7401-3

· Dr. Althea Banbury, Medical Associates Hospital, 18 Tangerine Place, Kingston 10

(876) 920-6362 or 781-6571

· Dr. Michael Banbury, Medical Associates Hospital, 18 Tangerine Place, Kingston 10

(876) 908-2123 or 926-1400 ext. 259

Go to http://www.travel.state.gov/pdf/medical/KNG-MED-ENGL-0001-1002.pdf to download a medical history form to bring to your appointment.

Who can accompany an applicant to the visa interview?

Generally, only persons with a valid identification card and who can be confirmed as having an appointment with the Embassy are allowed on the compound. Under special circumstances an applicant may require accompaniment to the interview as in the case of senior citizens, the physically and/or mentally challenged, or a minor. Accompanying persons must produce valid identification and, in the case of a minor child, also furnish a letter from the petitioner giving this permission. The spouse or fiancé petitioner is not required to attend the initial visa interview and will not be admitted to the Visa Unit.

IR-1 (spouse of a US citizen) and IR-5 (parent of a US citizen)

If you are the spouse, mother or father of a US citizen, any children who you wish to accompany you must have their own immigrant visa petitions filed on their behalf.

IR-2 (son or daughter of a US citizen)

If you are the child (under 21 years of age) of a US citizen and have given birth to a child, that child cannot immigrate with you. You must first obtain the immigrant visa, migrate to the US and then file an I-130 Relative Petition for your child at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Child turning 21

If any dependent child will turn 21 soon, please notify the US Embassy immediately. While it is not a guarantee that your child will be able to accompany you, the case will receive expedited review to determine if your child qualifies to immigrate as your dependent.

When a petitioner has died

The visa petition becomes invalid upon the death of the petitioner. U.S. immigration law, however, does allow for substitute sponsors who meet specific requirements. For additional information please see the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov.

DNA Testing

To make an enquiry regarding the scheduling of your DNA test or your test results, please email KingstonDNATesting@state.gov. To make an enquiry regarding DNA testing in support of the filing of an I-130 Relative Petition, please email DNAUSCIS.jamaica@dhs.gov.

Waiver Applications

Effective April 1, 2011, individuals needing to submit an Application for Waiver of Grounds Inadmissibility (Form I-601) or Application for Permission to Re-Apply for Admission After Deportation (Form I-212) must now do so directly with the USCIS Kingston Field Office. Applications can be filed either in person or by mail. Applicants who may qualify for a waiver will be informed at the time of the visa interview and given information on the waiver application process. For additional information about the waiver process please contact the USCIS Kingston Field Office at jamaica.uscis@dhs.gov. or consult the U.S. Embassy website at www.kingston.usembassy.gov.

Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Program

There have been instances of fraudulent websites posing as official U.S. Government sites with information for DV winners. Some companies posing as the U.S. Government have sought money in order to "complete" lottery entry forms. Applicants selected in the Diversity Visa random drawing are notified by the Department of State, Kentucky Consular Center, and provided instructions on how to proceed to the next step in the process. Please be advised that for security purposes, a list of selectees are not published, nor are selectees notified by telephone or email. No other organizations or companies are authorized by the Department of State to notify Diversity Visa lottery applicants of their selected entry. For general information regarding Diversity Visas, call the Kentucky Consular Center at (606) 526-7500; or access www.travel.state.gov. If you submitted a DV entry and wish to know its status, you may check it at www.dvlottery.state.gov.

Petitioners residing in the Cayman Islands

Petitioners residing in the Cayman Islands must submit an I-864, Affidavit of Support, for any beneficiaries. The petitioner must be domiciled in the US or in any territory or possession of the US or can demonstrate the intent to do so prior to the entry of any beneficiary into the US. If the petitioner cannot meet the requirements for being domiciled in the US, it is advisable not to proceed with the visa application and pay any nonrefundable fees until the petitioner is able to do so to the satisfaction of the Consular Officer. If you have any questions, please contact the IV Unit at kingstonivinfo@state.gov.

Financial Documents

The most common reason why an immigrant visa applicant must return for a second interview is the failure to provide adequate financial documents from their sponsor. U. S. Immigration law requires that each immigrant have a sponsor in the United States, who has adequate income to support the potential immigrant. These income requirements are published each year and are based on family size. For example, a single person in the U.S., who is sponsoring a single person from Jamaica, will have a household size of 2 people (the person in America, plus the immigrant). In 2010, the income requirement for a two-person household was $18,212 US dollars. For each additional person in the household, the income requirement increases. There is a chart available online (Form I-864P) through the US Citizenship and Immigration Service, website, www.uscis.gov, which lists the income requirements. Please note that sponsor's income is not combined-a joint sponsor's income will not be added to the original sponsor's income; incomes are only added for persons, who are married, or who live in the same household.

A joint sponsor should fill out Form I-864 and send the original, signed copy to the applicant in Jamaica. A joint sponsor should also send:

· copies of their tax returns for the last two years;

· copies of W2 statements;

· proof of their citizenship or resident status in the U.S. (copy of a passport or LPR card); and

· a recent pay stub or employment letter.

Once the applicant has the sponsorship documents, he can schedule a follow-up appointment by sending an email to: KingstonIVinfo@state.gov <mailto:KingstonIVinfo@state.gov> and requesting a BLUE Sheet Interview.

General Information

For general information about applying for an immigrant visa at US Embassy Kingston (including forms and fees, the interview process, medical exams, refusals and ineligibilities, etc.), please visit kingston.usembassy.gov <http://kingston.usembassy.gov/>

For general information on all types of immigrant visas, please visit travel.state.gov <http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/immigrants_1340.html> .

To speak with a visa specialist from the U.S. State Department's Visa Office, call

(202) 663-1225. The telephone number provides the caller with a selection of pre-recorded information and the ability to speak with a visa specialist during business hours.


My Proposal to kristine!!! :)

I-129F Sent : 2011-01-20

I-129F NOA1 : 2011-01-25

I-129F RFE(s): NONE!!!

I-129F NOA2 : 2011-06-02

Interview Date : 2011-09-01

Interview Result : Approved

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Since your interview is in Jamaica and not in Manila embassy, you should post questions in the appropriate forum for the best results. :thumbs:


'PAU' both wife and daughter in the U.S. 08/25/2009

Daughter's' CRBA Manila Embassy 08/07/2008 dual citizenship

http://crbausembassy....wordpress.com/

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Vietnam
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A K1 visa is a non immigrant visa, with immigrant intent. I would double check with the embassy regarding the joint sponsor expectations.

There are a few instances where an embassy/consulate has requested an I-864 in conjunction with a K1 petition, Casablanca being the highest incidence. Until this time, no one has mentioned the Kingston embassy.


I-864 Affidavit of Support FAQ -->> https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/immigrant-process/documents/support/i-864-frequently-asked-questions.html

FOREIGN INCOME REPORTING & TAX FILING -->> https://www.irs.gov/publications/p54/ch01.html#en_US_2015_publink100047318

CALL THIS NUMBER TO ORDER IRS TAX TRANSCRIPTS >> 800-908-9946

PLEASE READ THE GUIDES -->> Link to Visa Journey Guides

MULTI ENTRY SPOUSE VISA TO VN -->>Link to Visa Exemption for Vietnamese Residents Overseas & Their Spouses

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Since your interview is in Jamaica and not in Manila embassy, you should post questions in the appropriate forum for the best results. :thumbs:

Latin America Caribbean not the appropriate forum ????


My Proposal to kristine!!! :)

I-129F Sent : 2011-01-20

I-129F NOA1 : 2011-01-25

I-129F RFE(s): NONE!!!

I-129F NOA2 : 2011-06-02

Interview Date : 2011-09-01

Interview Result : Approved

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