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Hello Everyone!

I am so confused regarding sending copies or originals with the I-130 application. I did send only copies of our marriage certificate, divorce decree and Citizenship certificate. I guess I am expecting an RFE very soon if I was supposed to send originals or certified copies!

Thank you All.


OUR JOURNEY


5.2.12: Married
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I-130
07.02.12: Sent I-130 to Chicago Lockbox
07.03.12: Payment of $420.00 received.
07.05.12: NOA1 Received via Mail.
01/24/13: approvedsmile.gif

NVC
01/28/13: NVC received our case
02/15/13: Assigned Case number
02/15/13: Emailed DS-3032
02/20/13: Paid AOS
02/21/13: AOS as PAID
02/21/13: Sent AOS packet.
02/26/13: DS-3032 Accepted.
02/27/13: Paid IV
03/05/13: IV as PAID
03/05/13: Return Checklist( I-864 was not complete)
03/04/13: Sent IV packet.
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03/14/13: CASE COMPLETE

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05/01/2013 - Medical Exam
05/20/2013 - Interview
05/20/2013 - APPROVED
06/03/2013 - POE New York

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Hello Everyone!

I am so confused regarding sending copies or originals with the I-130 application. I did send only copies of our marriage certificate, divorce decree and Citizenship certificate. I guess I am expecting an RFE very soon if I was supposed to send originals or certified copies!

Thank you All.

my husband did send only copie with translation of our marriage certificate we did never send any original

the original ones must be after u will send theme to NVC when u will pay the fees

relax u will not get any RFE

GOOD LUCK

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Original documents are not submitted with the I-130 petition (the I-130 is a petition form, not an application form).

The photocopies of the documentation you submitted with your petition will be sufficient.


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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Please dont send Originals until needed. I sent them to USCIS in the beggining and had to send another set to have case completed. FRONTLOAD originals after NOA2 when you are paying your fees IV and AOS and if or you get a checklist.


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Hello Everyone!

I am so confused regarding sending copies or originals with the I-130 application. I did send only copies of our marriage certificate, divorce decree and Citizenship certificate. I guess I am expecting an RFE very soon if I was supposed to send originals or certified copies!

Thank you All.

You did it right.

Photocopies only with the I-130. The instructions states not to send originals in with the I-130.

After USCIS approves the I-130, the case will be sent to the NVC. At the NVC state, you will need to send in the originals or certified copies with Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, and Form DS-230, Immigrant Visa Application.

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Hello Everyone!

I am so confused regarding sending copies or originals with the I-130 application. I did send only copies of our marriage certificate, divorce decree and Citizenship certificate. I guess I am expecting an RFE very soon if I was supposed to send originals or certified copies!

Thank you All.

You did it right, don't worry!

You send PHOTOCOPIES only, when u send your package with I-130 to the USCIS, you will need the originals later.

I know how you feel, because I got confused as well at the beginning of this journey, since some people here in the forum said that we MUST send ORIGINALS of all our notarized affidavits, which was wrong, you will need them for NVC process, not for USCIS when you first send the petition I -130

GOOD LUCK!! :thumbs:


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Wedding: April 19th 2012

USCIS (226 days)

NOA1: June 4th 2012

NOA2: January 16th 2013 (226 days after NOA1)

NOA2 hardcopy: January 19th 2013

NVC

Case received 01/21/2013

Case number,IIN and Beneficiary ID 02/05/2013

Case complete 03/20/2013

Medical exam 05/09/2013

Interview 05/13/2013-APPROVED

Received passport with visa 05/16/2013
POE 05/22/2013

ROC

I-751 sent 02/27/2015

NOA 03/03/2015
Biometrics 04/10/2015

Approval: 09/17/2015

GC in mail: 09/26/2015

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Hello Everyone!

I am so confused regarding sending copies or originals with the I-130 application. I did send only copies of our marriage certificate, divorce decree and Citizenship certificate. I guess I am expecting an RFE very soon if I was supposed to send originals or certified copies!

Thank you All.

Why is it so confusing? The instructions clearly state "photocopies" at the I-130 stage.


06/02/12 Married

USCIS

09/17/12 I-130 sent
09/21/12 NOA1 recieved via e-mail (CSC)

09/27/12 NOA1 hardcopy recieved
09/27/12 Case transferred to another office for processing (Jurisdiction)
10/03/12 Received notice of transfer. Transferred to NBC in Missouri
10/03/12 Checked USCIS.gov/Notice of transfer to another USCIS office for processing
12/19/12 NOA2!!!!!

01/07/2013 NVC recieves the case
01/24/2013 Got the Case and IIN #
01/24/2012 E-mailed DS-3032


01/24/2013 AOS bill invoiced
02/07/2013 DS-3032 e-mail accepted
04/15/2013 AOS and IV fees payed

05/15/2013 AOS and IV packages sent

05/29/2013 CASE COMPLETE

06/04/2013 Interview date set for July 30th 2013

07/27/2013 Medical completed

07/30/2013 Interview APPROVED!!!!!

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does the same apply for the k-1? or all visa processing you only send photocopies?

Only photocopies are sent to USCIS, regardless of what visa is ultimately being pursued.


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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