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I'm the U.S. Citizen. We feel this is a pretty good list. What you guys think.

• Copy of Spouse’s green card (front and back). I actually took a picture of it with digital camera and printed a colored copy. The back site of the green card doesn't show up well with Xerox.

• Copies of the tax return 1040 form via Turbo Tax electonic filing for 2009 and 2010, which we received for our checking account at Bank of America

• Copies of Amica auto insurance card for 12/27/10-12/27/2011 and 12/27/2011-12/27/2012.

• Copies of our AT&T Wireless statements from May 2010 - September 2011. We didn't print every single statement but demonstrated continuity by including about 3-4 statements from the given year.

• Copies of our Bank of America checking account statements from May 2010 - November 2011. We didn't print every single statement but demonstrated continuity by including about 3-4 statements from the given year.

• A copy of our Southwest Airline itinerary for September 2010 Salt Lake City trip.

• A copy of our Southwest Airline itinerary for December 2010 Las Vegas trip.

• Fifteen photos of various events with caption on the back of the photos.

• Home videos of our private lives in 1080p Bluray (j/k).

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Don't bother submitting the blu-ray disc, it will not get played.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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They are requesting a copy of the Green Card. A digital photograph of a Green Card is not a copy. The back side that doesn't show up well, as you stated, is exactly what they want to see. It's actually proof that you made a copy of the actual Green Card.

Follow their rules; don't try to make your own.


There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism. When I refer to hyphenated Americans, I do not refer to naturalized Americans. Some of the very best Americans I have ever known were naturalized Americans, Americans born abroad. But a hyphenated American is not an American at all . . . . The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities, an intricate knot of German-Americans, Irish-Americans, English-Americans, French-Americans, Scandinavian-Americans or Italian-Americans, each preserving its separate nationality, each at heart feeling more sympathy with Europeans of that nationality, than with the other citizens of the American Republic . . . . There is no such thing as a hyphenated American who is a good American. The only man who is a good American is the man who is an American and nothing else.

President Teddy Roosevelt on Columbus Day 1915

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They are requesting a copy of the Green Card. A digital photograph of a Green Card is not a copy. The back side that doesn't show up well, as you stated, is exactly what they want to see. It's actually proof that you made a copy of the actual Green Card.

Follow their rules; don't try to make your own.

Thanks. I don't think making up a card will work doesn't matter how realistic you make it, but I see what you are saying.

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Is your spouse's name included on a mortgage/ rental agreement? If so, I'd provide that.

Also, what about utility bills? So far, it looks like you just have a cellphone bill.

It looks like you both drive, so I'd also include copies of your driving licenses showing the same address.


11-24-2006 Annette and I meet in Rome

09-09-2008 Engaged!

01-30-2009 Fiance petition filed

03-22-2009 Fiance petition approved. Case moves to U.S. embassy in London

04-01-2009 Package received from U.S. embassy in London

06-01-2009 Visa Medical (London)

06-23-2009 K1 Visa Interview (London)

06-27-2009 Passport returned by embassy. K1 Visa received!!

07-04-2009 Fly to Denver (port of entry - Houston, TX)

07-25-2009 We are married (the joint happiest day of my life)

08-07-2009 Social Security number obtained

08-20-2009 AOS, Advanced Parole and Employment Authorization forms filed

09-24-2009 Biometrics appointment (Aurora, CO)

10-05-2009 Advanced Parole received

10-09-2009 Employment Authorization received

10-13-2009 Colorado Learner's permit obtained and driving test scheduled

10-21-2009 Driving test taken and passed

11-30-2009 Green Card Interview (Centennial, CO)

12-08-2009 Green Card received

01-04-2010 Employed

01-28-2011 Our daughter is born (the other happiest day of my life)!

11-21-2011 Filed for Removal of Conditions

12-28-2011 Biometrics appointment (Aurora, CO)

03-16-2012 Card production ordered

03-23-2012 Card received

09-04-2012 Application for Naturalization filed

10-05-2012 Biometrics appointment (Aurora, CO)

12-11-2012 Naturalization Interview (Centennial, CO)

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