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I-130 (DCF) - notice of receipt of relative immigrant visa petition

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Hi

Was hoping someone could help me. My husband and I filed the I-130 to the London Embassy while we were living in the UK, however he has now moved to the USA and I live in the UK. I need to inform the US London embassy of the new address but which should I give the UK one I (the beneficiary) lives at or my husbands (the petitioner) in the USA. Worried if I give the USA address they will say we need to resubmit a new I-130 in the States??

Any help would be appreciated!

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So you are the USC and you moved back to the United States? And you husband is staying behind in the UK and waiting on his approval?

If the UK address is the same then you don't need to notify them. Many times couples doing DCF will move back to the USA while the husband or wife stays behind and waits for their visa then joins them.

If the Beneficiary is still in the UK then there isn't a problem, and no need to contact them.

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Germany
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hehe other way around, OP meant that they're staying behind while their USC spouse went over. And agreed... it's completely normal for a USC to relocate once the petition is filed via DCF. If you want you can mail then a notice with the petitioner's and beneficiary's names in all caps (since you have no case number to identify you yet, this is the only way for them to match it to your petition) stating the change of address. It's not going to be that big of a deal, though, as long as you make note of the change when you file paperwork in the next few steps.


Myself: US citizen; Husband: German citizen

TransferWise Invitation Link: (first wire transfer is free) https://transferwise.com/u/eec50

(B-2 Journey):

 

 

-(then fiance) H-2B work visa application terminated due to qualification difficulties in Aug. 2010.

-(then fiance) B-2 tourist visa denied due to lack of strong ties to Germany in Sept. 2010.
-Third ESTA denied due to his suspiscious visa status on Oct. 15, 2012.
-B-2 tourist visa approved on Nov. 16, 2012!

 

(IR-1 Journey):

 

 

-Extended German residence permit obtained Aug. 23, 2014. (to qualify for DCF)

-Husband's new German passport picked up Aug. 28, 2014. (Old one expires 2015)

-I-130 packet sent to Frankfurt (DCF) Aug. 29, 2014!

-NOA1 issued Sept. 9, 2014 (received Sept.13)

-RFE regarding evidence of bona fide marriage received along with NOA1

-RFE reply packet sent to Frankfurt Sept. 30, 2014

-E-mail response (NOA2) received by USCIS Frankfurt on Oct. 23, 2014 (Petition APPROVED Oct. 20!!!) :dancing:

-Paper NOA2 received in the mail Oct. 29, 2014

-Case number assigned by IV unit Oct. 30, 2014 (Received by email Nov. 3)

-Paper "Packet 3" arrived in mail Nov. 4, 2014

-DS-260 and Document Delivery Registration submitted to Frankfurt Nov. 4, 2014

-Mailed in priority date request found on Packet 3 to IV Unit Nov. 5, 2014

-IV ("Packet 3") package sent to Frankfurt Nov. 17, 2014

-Medical completed by Frankfurt panel physician Nov. 17, 2014

-Received "Packet 4" via e-mail Nov. 20, 2014

-Interview booked for Dec. 3, 2014 (booked Nov. 21, 2014 after email authorization received)
-Visa approved, issued AND picked up by the courier all within 7 hours, Dec. 3, 2014
:dance:

-Visa packet arrived in the mail Dec. 4, 2014

-Visa packet had to be returned to Frankfurt for correction on Immigrant Data Summary sheet (wrong birthplace listed) Dec. 5, 2014

-Corrected visa packet received in the mail Dec. 11, 2014

-$165 Immigrant fee paid Dec. 11, 2014

-POE (through Dublin, Ireland) Jan. 18, 2015

-Registered manually for social security Jan. 27, 2015

-Social security card arrived within 2 weeks after applying in person/green card arrived within 30 days after entering U.S.

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