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Hi,

It was brought to my attention that 1) on I-130, one can put the mailing address of the beneficiary even if it is different from the place where the beneficiary currently lives. Moreover, 2) the address on I-130 (not G-325A) is the one used for mailing documents to beneficiary. However, on G-325a, the beneficiary must put the address(es) where he/she actually lives/has lived. And that 4) it is perfectly fine that the address on I-130 is different from the most recent address on G-325a.

Could you please give me your valued opinion about the subject.

Thank you very much in advance.


USCIS:
January 26, 2010 - got married
March 8, 2012 - became US citizen
April 16, 2012 - sent I-130 package
April 21, 2012 - NOA 1
Oct 2, 2012 - NOA 2

NVC:
Oct 10, 2012 - Received NVC case number and INN (by e-mail)
Oct 10, 2012 - Received AOS fee invoice (by e-mail)
Oct 11, 2012 - Sent DS-3032 (by e-mail)
Oct 12, 2012 - Paid AOS fee online
Oct 16, 2012 - Accepted DS-3032
Oct 18, 2012 - IV bill generated
Oct 18, 2012 - Paid IV fee online
Oct 22, 2012 - Mailed AOS package
Oct 22, 2012 - Mailed IV package
Nov 8, 2012 - Case complete at NVC (notified by phone)

Consulate:

Jan 29, 2013 - Visa interview

Apr 10, 2013 - Visa issued

Apr 24, 2013 - POE (JFK)

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I put a mailing address for both the I130 and the G325A. I did not live at the address listed but was able to receive mail there (not that it mattered, the beneficiary doesn't receive mail)

Good luck


USCIS
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1


NVC
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC


Medical
May 4, 2009


Interview
May, 26, 2009


POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS

Citizenship

April 29, 2013 - NOA1 for petition received

September 10, 2013 Interview - decision could not be made.

April 15, 2014 APPROVED. Wait for oath ceremony

Waited...

September 29, 2015 - sent letter to senator.

October 16, 2015 - US Citizen

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I put a mailing address for both the I130 and the G325A. I did not live at the address listed but was able to receive mail there (not that it mattered, the beneficiary doesn't receive mail)

Good luck

Thank you.

My husband went ahead and ordered a Police Certificate just to check which address shows on it. And the certificate states that he is residing at his mailing address and not the one(s) that he has lived in for the last ~1.5 years. Well, he works and lives in a different town, and my main concern is that if I put his mailing address on G-325A as if it is his residence address, it may raise an issue with the officer reviewing the case when the work address and residence address are in 2 different towns. Is this a valid point or am I thinking about too much? :)

I put a mailing address for both the I130 and the G325A. I did not live at the address listed but was able to receive mail there (not that it mattered, the beneficiary doesn't receive mail)

Good luck

Thank you.

My husband went ahead and ordered a Police Certificate just to check which address shows on it. And the certificate states that he is residing at his mailing address and not the one(s) that he has lived in for the last ~1.5 years. Well, he works and lives in a different town, and my main concern is that if I put his mailing address on G-325A as if it is his residence address, it may raise an issue with the officer reviewing the case when the work address and residence address are in 2 different towns. Is this a valid point or am I thinking about too much? :)


USCIS:
January 26, 2010 - got married
March 8, 2012 - became US citizen
April 16, 2012 - sent I-130 package
April 21, 2012 - NOA 1
Oct 2, 2012 - NOA 2

NVC:
Oct 10, 2012 - Received NVC case number and INN (by e-mail)
Oct 10, 2012 - Received AOS fee invoice (by e-mail)
Oct 11, 2012 - Sent DS-3032 (by e-mail)
Oct 12, 2012 - Paid AOS fee online
Oct 16, 2012 - Accepted DS-3032
Oct 18, 2012 - IV bill generated
Oct 18, 2012 - Paid IV fee online
Oct 22, 2012 - Mailed AOS package
Oct 22, 2012 - Mailed IV package
Nov 8, 2012 - Case complete at NVC (notified by phone)

Consulate:

Jan 29, 2013 - Visa interview

Apr 10, 2013 - Visa issued

Apr 24, 2013 - POE (JFK)

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Hi,

It was brought to my attention that 1) on I-130, one can put the mailing address of the beneficiary even if it is different from the place where the beneficiary currently lives. Moreover, 2) the address on I-130 (not G-325A) is the one used for mailing documents to beneficiary. However, on G-325a, the beneficiary must put the address(es) where he/she actually lives/has lived. And that 4) it is perfectly fine that the address on I-130 is different from the most recent address on G-325a.

Could you please give me your valued opinion about the subject.

Thank you very much in advance.

That plan will work just fine. The addresses need not match.

I put a mailing address for both the I130 and the G325A. I did not live at the address listed but was able to receive mail there (not that it mattered, the beneficiary doesn't receive mail)

Good luck

The beneficiary most definitely DOES receive mail during the spouse visa process but it would be from NVC and the Consulate, not USCIS. NVC will mail the choice of agent form to the address on the petition. The Consulate will mail any correspondence to that same address or any updated address they receive.


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The beneficiary most definitely DOES receive mail during the spouse visa process but it would be from NVC and the Consulate, not USCIS. NVC will mail the choice of agent form to the address on the petition. The Consulate will mail any correspondence to that same address or any updated address they receive.

Well, as of 2010 when we petitioned, NVC only sent e-mails, not snail mail anymore. I never received anything from NVC or the consulate

Good luck


USCIS
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1


NVC
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC


Medical
May 4, 2009


Interview
May, 26, 2009


POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS

Citizenship

April 29, 2013 - NOA1 for petition received

September 10, 2013 Interview - decision could not be made.

April 15, 2014 APPROVED. Wait for oath ceremony

Waited...

September 29, 2015 - sent letter to senator.

October 16, 2015 - US Citizen

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Well, as of 2010 when we petitioned, NVC only sent e-mails, not snail mail anymore. I never received anything from NVC or the consulate

Good luck

That's only for a few countries and then only when they HAVE an email address to use. This beneficiary will receive mail from NVC and the Consulate.


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A Warning to Green Card Holders About Voting

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That's only for a few countries and then only when they HAVE an email address to use. This beneficiary will receive mail from NVC and the Consulate.

:thumbs: Thanks


USCIS
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1


NVC
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC


Medical
May 4, 2009


Interview
May, 26, 2009


POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS

Citizenship

April 29, 2013 - NOA1 for petition received

September 10, 2013 Interview - decision could not be made.

April 15, 2014 APPROVED. Wait for oath ceremony

Waited...

September 29, 2015 - sent letter to senator.

October 16, 2015 - US Citizen

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