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Ok VJ im having an issue here. Im in the process of gettin all my paperwork together and i ordered my marriage certificate online and its delayed because i gave them my PO Box. And today my friend in JA went to the RGD for me and they told him that i need a physical address and they dont mail to po boxes. Now my question is, when filing the i-130 can i use my po box. Where i live my apartment complex doesnt have individual mail boxes so everyone has to purchase po boxes. Please help with some advice.

THanks


Time Line:

Married: 10/18/2011

I-130 Sent: 04/17/2012

I-130 received:04/19/2012

NOA1 via txt/email: 04/24/2012 @ 2:05am

Check cashed: 04/24/2012

NOA1 Hard Copy: 04/27/2012

**Please Lord Let This Process Go Quickly**

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Moving from K1 Process & Procedures to IR-1/CR-1 Process & Procedures; OP will be filing an I-130.

You can use your PO Box when you file your I-130.


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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Ok VJ im having an issue here. Im in the process of gettin all my paperwork together and i ordered my marriage certificate online and its delayed because i gave them my PO Box. And today my friend in JA went to the RGD for me and they told him that i need a physical address and they dont mail to po boxes. Now my question is, when filing the i-130 can i use my po box. Where i live my apartment complex doesnt have individual mail boxes so everyone has to purchase po boxes. Please help with some advice.

THanks

Yes you can use your PO Box to file your I-130


USCIS

06-28-2011-Mailed I-130

07-03-2011-NOA1

12-08-2011-NOA2

NVC

12-19-2012-NVC Received Case

01-06-2012-Case Number

01-25-2012-Case Completed

02-21-2012-Medical

03-06-2012-Interview--APPROVED

03-13-2012-VISA RECEIVED

03-16-2012-POE ATL

ROC

02/24/2014-Mailed I-751

02/26/2014-Package Received

02/28/2014-NOA1 Hard Copy

02/28/2014-Check Cashed

03/25/2014-Biometrics Appt

06/04/2014-RFE Sent more info back on 07/29/2014

09/04/2014 ROC Approved

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