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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Chile
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Hi, I've gleaned a lot of great info from the discussions here, but something's come up as I was helping my wife with her DS-320. We're typing our responses into the PDF (instead of printing and handwriting it), but a couple of the fields are too small. For example, in education, one of the institutes that we need to put has to go on four lines to get the whole name to fit. We can get all the information onto the form, but I wonder if it's going to be a problem wrapping the names like that. We had to do the same with her company name as well in the Employment section.

Anyone else have to do that? Is there a better way, or way to indicate that the four lines are all part of the name for the same company/school?

Thanks!

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Hi, I've gleaned a lot of great info from the discussions here, but something's come up as I was helping my wife with her DS-320. We're typing our responses into the PDF (instead of printing and handwriting it), but a couple of the fields are too small. For example, in education, one of the institutes that we need to put has to go on four lines to get the whole name to fit. We can get all the information onto the form, but I wonder if it's going to be a problem wrapping the names like that. We had to do the same with her company name as well in the Employment section.

Anyone else have to do that? Is there a better way, or way to indicate that the four lines are all part of the name for the same company/school?

Thanks!

You can handwriting it if it won't fit. Just make it sure that it readable. I did that on my I-130, a couple of fields there won't fit and I just wrote it and it was fine...

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05/08/2010: Married
03/18/2011: I-130 Sent
03/21/2011: NOA1 noticed date
05/27/2011: NOA2 noticed date
06/28/2011: NVC finally received our case!
06/30/2011: Case number received!
07/01/2011: Received DS-3032 from NVC
07/04/2011: Wifey e-mailed DS-3032 form to NVC
07/06/2011: Paid AOS bill
07/09/2011: DS-3032 received/processed by NVC
07/11/2011: IV bill received :
07/22/2011: IV bill paid
07/25/2011: AOS/I-864 packet mailed
07/27/2011: AOS/I-864 packet delivered to NVC
08/02/2011: DS-230 packet mailed to NVC
08/03/2011: DS-230 packet delivered to NVC
08/08/2011: Medical Exam Taken
08/09/2011: Medical Results: PASSED! Yehey!

08/10/2011: Case Completed / Sign In Failed

08/12/2011: Interview date assigned : September 19, 8:30am @ USEM... Yay!
09/19/2011: WIFE'S VISA APPROVED!!!
Thank YOU Lord!
09/23/2011: Wife picked up her VISA..
10/24/2011: POE: J.F.K.-NY

ROC

08/26/2013: i-751 mailed

08/28/2013: i-751 received per USPS tracking...

08/29/2013: NOA receipt date

10/04/2013: Biometrics appointment

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: India
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The instructions state that you can attach a sheet and provide the details in that attached sheet, if the space provided is not sufficient. So go ahead and attach the details that don't fit in the space provided and it is perfect and accepted.


USA

01/08/13 - Approved and GC is order for production on 1/8/14

09/12/13 - Case transferred to CSC. NOA2 received on 09/18/13

08/30/13 - Biometrics Done - No walk ins allowed at this LSC (received on 8/16/13).

08/05/13 - NOA1 (received on 08/10/13)

08/01/13 - Mailed I-751 (received on 8/2/13 - check cashed on 8/5/13)

12/28/11 - Received SSN (applied on 12/20/11, as we didn't get based on DS-230 options)
11/28/11 - Received Green Card (Expires on 10/30/13) - Welcome Letter on 11/17/11
10/30/11 - POE - Houston, TX

Chennai Consulate (40 days)
10/28/11 - Received Visa papers and Passport at VFS
10/25/11 - Interview Cleared Successfully (Spouse was not allowed in)

NVC: (90 days from NOA2 to Consulate)
08/31/11 - Case Completed (Interview 10/25/11) - Received at Chennai on 09/19/11
07/22/11 - NVC Case Number

USCIS: (92 days)

6/21/11 - NOA2 (NOA1 on 3/25/11) - took a month to get to NVC
3/21/11 - I-130 sent to USCIS Lockbox, Chicago.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Chile
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Thanks for the info, I remember now seeing a reference somewhere to attaching additional pages. So in the area on the official form, I assume I just put something like "See attached reference" or something like that? I also have a cover letter with a list of the enclosed documents, I'll be sure to mention it on there as well.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: India
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Perfect plan. Go ahead.


USA

01/08/13 - Approved and GC is order for production on 1/8/14

09/12/13 - Case transferred to CSC. NOA2 received on 09/18/13

08/30/13 - Biometrics Done - No walk ins allowed at this LSC (received on 8/16/13).

08/05/13 - NOA1 (received on 08/10/13)

08/01/13 - Mailed I-751 (received on 8/2/13 - check cashed on 8/5/13)

12/28/11 - Received SSN (applied on 12/20/11, as we didn't get based on DS-230 options)
11/28/11 - Received Green Card (Expires on 10/30/13) - Welcome Letter on 11/17/11
10/30/11 - POE - Houston, TX

Chennai Consulate (40 days)
10/28/11 - Received Visa papers and Passport at VFS
10/25/11 - Interview Cleared Successfully (Spouse was not allowed in)

NVC: (90 days from NOA2 to Consulate)
08/31/11 - Case Completed (Interview 10/25/11) - Received at Chennai on 09/19/11
07/22/11 - NVC Case Number

USCIS: (92 days)

6/21/11 - NOA2 (NOA1 on 3/25/11) - took a month to get to NVC
3/21/11 - I-130 sent to USCIS Lockbox, Chicago.

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