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Section 221(g) at Mumbai Embassy

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My husband had his interview at the Mumbai Embassy on April 20th. The interview went well but unfortunately his application was refused under Section 221(g) because "your sponsorship documents from the Petitioner are incomplete."

They asked for following original documents:

1) I-864A between the Petitioner and his/her father (signed by both)

2) I-864A between the Petitioner and his/her mother (signed by both)

Now, here is the scenario. I am the primary sponsor (i-864). My dad is the secondary sponsor (i-864) and my mom's was along with my dad's (i-864A). During the interview process, the lady grabbed my mom and dad's sponsor papers and said that they need originals of those. I (petitioner) was never suppose to sign those documents since they are completely independent from my 864.

Can anyone tell me what she meant by both petitioner and her parents? I would love some input..

Also, what should my husband submit to the embassy? Just the 864's or all the attachments for 864's as well? and does he have to submit mine (petitioner's) 864 as well)?

One last question. how long does this process usually take? And what documents do they look at in the review process?

Thanks a lot! Looking forward to your responses :)

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First, They want original signature on form I-864A from ur parents...not photocopy ..if u submitted photocopies

Secondly If u live with ur Mom and Dad and they are co-sponsoring ur husband then they both have to file I-864A...Ur dad too has to file I-864A not I-864 coz u all r in same household....

Regarding ur mother if ur dad filed married jointly with ur mother on his tax returns then ur mom's name will be on form 1040, thereform if she too is working then she also has to fill I-864A and submit her 1040, W2 etc....

What exactly is written in 221G letter...coz there is no option for the main sponsor to sign that form...only the co-sponsor has to sign the form.....

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