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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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hey eveybody -

long story short. normally it takes 6 7 weeks for morocco to give you an interview date. my fiance has one on jan 23rd, he got it today. in 2012 i didnt work so i made no income and ive worked this year - but due to a bunch of legal issues with my employer - they did not report paying me to the IRS. additionally, when paying me, they didn't provide check stubs. they illegally classified me as an independent contractor per IRS guidelines. I started my own business last month and i JUST made the minimum to sponsor him. Due to my tax situation with my previous employer - i made the minimum but even if i went and got my taxes done tomorrow it would be extremely hard to prove that with a tax return - and they didn't give me any check stubs like i said. really the only thing i can think of is sending them a copy of all my bank deposits to prove that i made the minimum amount for the year... to show i deposited that much in my account over the course of the year. any other ideas or thoughts would be greatly appreciated.... thanks so much everyone!!!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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they gave me nothing these guys were conartists they owe me 21k... they wont give me anything, and i dont have the money to sue. i have no 1099. they dont even have a tax ID number for their company.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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i had my interview last Dec and the consulate asked me to bring tax money of 2012 and on that year my wife didnt make enough to be my sponsor but i took the pay stubs of 2013 and she was making more than enough to support me BUT the consulate refuse the pay stubs they said that they need tax papers not pay stubs. but i was prepare for that cause i had papers of co-sponsor. they are not going to accept the pay stubs they want TAX papers.

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Co-sponsor doesn't have to be a family member. Any US citizen over 18 that's above the necessary income level and is willing to sign on will do the trick.

07/19/2011 - Met while we were both working in Kuwait

03/18/2013 - I left Kuwait at the end of my contract and returned to the States

07/19/2013 - Got engaged!

09/24/2013 - Mailed in the I-129F packet to TSC

10/01/2013 - Received NOA-1

11/05/2013 - Received NOA-2

12/02/2013 - NVC receives the paperwork

12/03/2013 - Case number assigned

12/06/2013 - Case shipped to embassy

12/29/2013 - Case received by embassy

01/02/2014 - Interview scheduled for January 15th

01/07/2014 - Medical exam

01/11/2014 - Interview pushed back to January 22nd

01/22/2014 - Had the interview, was put into AP pending more documentation

01/26/2014 - Visa approved!

03/18/2014 - She entered USA

04/04/2014 - Married!

05/01/2014 - Filed AOS

05/09/2014 - AOS NOA

06/05/2014 - RFE for tax returns I didn't have when we filed

07/06/2014 - Biometrics appt in STL

08/13/2014 - The dreaded NPIW letter

04/25/2015 - E-mail notification of Green Card Approval!

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: China
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I think you are in a very tough situation.

Even if you made a ton of money and can show bank transactions to clearly show it,

its still a big problem if you didn't properly filed tax and reported them to IRS.

At a minim, you are admitting that you've evaded paying taxes to US government,

regardless of whether the company you worked for were bad folks and didn't give you proper 1099.

Its totally your responsibility to report all incomes.

Without clear demonstration of financial strength on your own, you will have to find a co-sponsor,

but who's going to risk their finances to co-sponsor, because if marriage goes sour, the co-sponsor

is liable to financial support.

Co-sponsoring is a serious matter that comes with all risks and little to no reward in return for them.

My sister's brother-in-law petitioned for his fiancee with the help of his dad's co-sponsorship,

but now they are in the process of getting a divorce, and the lawyer is informing him that his father could very well

be on the hook to provide financial support either as part of the divorce settlement,

or afterwards via law suit.

If you are not lucky enough to find a co-sponsor, you will have to delay the petition until

you get your finances in order...by filing sufficient income to IRS.

Best of luck.

10-04-2013 We met online
11-21-2013 We met in person in Shanghai for 2 weeks

12-13-2013 I-129F packet sent via express

12-19-2013 USCIS NOA #1 (text and email) received

12-24-2013 USCIS assigns Alien Registration Number
12-31-2013 USCIS NOA #1 hard copy received
06-02-2014 USCIS web site shows NOA #2 approval
06-06-2014 USCIS web site shows case sent to NVC

06-xx-2014 Fiancee acquired birth, marriage, and police certificates from local police station (wrong)

06-16-2014 NVC creates case with GUZ### number

06-19-2014 NVC sends case sent to Guangzhou, China
06-24-2014 Received packet 3 express mail from embassy
06-25-2014 Completed DS-160 and paid K1 visa fee

06-26-2014 Mailed packet 3 response back to Embassy

06-26-2014 Requested police certificate from Russian embassy

07-08-2014 Received packet 4 email from Embassy

07-17-2014 Picked up Russian police certificate

07-25-2014 Fiancee medical exam (received MMR & Varicella, but they missed required TD shot)

07-31-2014 Picked up medical exam reports

08-01-2014 Request (correct) birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service (GongZhengChu)

08-06-2014 Picked up birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service

08-14-2014 Passed Interview Guangzhou embassy

09-01-2014 Received passport, visa, & sealed envelope

09-13-2014 POE

09-17-2014 Went to CBP office to get (US entry) I-94 updated correctly

09-18-2014 Applied for Social Security Card
09-19-2014 Applied for Marriage License (via online)
09-25-2014 Received Social Security Card
09-30-2014 Picked up Marriage License
10-09-2014 Marriage by Justice of Peace
10-09-2014 Got Certified Marriage Certificate Copies
10-17-2014 Received a letter from SS office that they need the marriage license
10-09-2014 Applied to change the social security card name
10-24-2014 Went back to SS office to provide the marriage certificate documents again!!!
12-09-2014 Submitted AOS, EAD, and AP
12-16-2014 Received 16 emails and 16 text NOA messages
01-05-2015 Received Biometrics appointment letter for (01-12-2015)
01-12-2015 Had Biometrics (fingerprint & picture) - Required Marriage Certificate!!!
02-17-2015 EAD and AP is approved
02-23-2015 Received AP is approval letter
02-25-2015 Received EAD/AP combo card (expires 02/16/2016)
02-27-2015 Applied for SS card name change (they took her SS card)
02-27-2015 Driver's learner permit test was denied since the SS card was given to SS office for name change
03-17-2015 Received SS card with married name
03-17-2015 Started to change all her accounts to married name
03-23-2015 Received potential interview waiver letter
03-27-2015 DMV rejects learner's permit due to "legal status=pending" and vision test failure
04-05-2015 Vision test for learner's permit
04-06-2015 DPS sent us letter that DHS cleared my wife's status to acquire driver's license.
04-10-2015 Passed Driver Learner's Permit
04-22-2015 Received Driver Learner's Permit ID card (expires 02/16/2016)
08-27-2015 Green Card approved
08-31-2015 Received Green Card "Welcome Notice Was Mailed" letter
09-05-2015 Received Green card
10-26-2015 Passed Driver's License Road Test (on 3rd attempt)
11-03-2015 Received Driver's License (expires 02/16/2022)
11-06-2015 Applied to remove conditional work remark on SS card
11-23-2015 Received updated Social Security Card.
- - - - - - - - - - Pending Future Processing - - - - - - - - - -
05-27-2017 File 10 Year Green Card
08-27-2017 2 Year Green Card Expires
05-27-2018 File USC

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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thanks for the help everybody. i do know about the cosponsoring and all that, but like john says nobody wants to sign on to do that. they run for the hills.

John have you looked at the calender date today? before you jump off a cliff please realize it's the 6th of the year, i got the interview date TODAY for the 23rd, and this is the start of the new working year. anyone i know involved in the tax business did not start back to work - they were supposed to start back today, but due to severe weather conditions all over the state they've been unable. because of my specific situation, i'm unable to use any sort of software such as turbo tax, because when i search my social security number because they didn't have a tax ID number the IRS doesn't even KNOW they paid me any money, because for all the IRS knows they don't even exist. so tax evasion is really, silly. thanks!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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Co-sponsor doesn't have to be a family member. Any US citizen over 18 that's above the necessary income level and is willing to sign on will do the trick.

hey good luck on the interview coming up fast for you too!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Iran
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If you can't sponsor him you will receive a 221G at the interview for more financial information or a co-sponsor. I believe you have up to a year after that to provide the information or the petition is cancelled.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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No you are not going to get 221G at the interview if the consulate believe all is good and you need just co-sponsor they will give your fiancee paper said what papers he need to have and after he get what they ask for he need to go back to the consulate and give them those papers and wait for a phone call. you need to have co-sponsor you can ask your fiancee if he know some Moroccan in US but they need i think be citizen, or if you know any immigrant people cause they know what co-sponsor mean because people get scare of be a co-sponsor but there is no worries. believe in ALLAH keep praying and inshae allah there will be a way.

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