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I would omit the Craigslist part and just go with the Dallas airport part... Here's an explanation of what to say: "A formal explanation of how you met one another in the last 2 years. Again, be sure to sign and date this, petitioner! This links directly to question 18 on Form I-129F and so should be referenced as such. Two or three sentences will work just fine here."

Look at post #13 on this thread: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/53214-question-18-how-you-met-your-fiance-sample/

Edited by captmaximus

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This is what I put in mine, no RFE, but people HAVE recieved RFE's for stating they met online before and NOT listing where. I was actually expecting an RFE due to someone putting almost the exact same info I did. Again, you don't -need- to have it that detailed, especially if you can't have it that detailed, but you -CAN- get an RFE for just putting online.



Either way, here's what mine looked like:

Declartion of meeting in Person in regards of question '34.a' of the I-129F.

MY NAME
MY ADDRESS

United States Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

USCIS
Attn: I-129F
2501 South State Highway 121 Business
Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

34.a of the I-129F: I, <MY NAME>, met <MY FIANCE> online near June 01, 2010, and then met in person at San Antonio International Airport on May 23, 2013. <MY FIANCE> stayed in San Antonio from May 23, 2013 until May 27, 2013. <MY FIANCE> has visted and stayed with me, <MY NAME>, at my home on July 11, 2013 to July 15, 2013, October 17, 2013 to October 21, 2013, December 22, 2013 to December 26, 2013, April 10, 2014 to April 14, 2014, July 17, 2014 to July 21, 2014, November 24, 2014 to November 29, 2014, and April 13, 2015 to April 21, 2015 as of the date signed.

SIGNED NAME

PRINTED NAME

Edited by Ash.1101

*More detailed timeline in profile!*
 
Relationship:     Friends since 2010, Together since 2013
 

Spoiler

Met online: June 2010
Started dating: March 20, 2013
Engaged: November 27, 2014
Married: Feburary 20, 2016



The K-1 Process:    Done in 208 days                                               
 

Spoiler

04/27/15- NOA1 Recieved                                                    
06/02/15 - NOA2 Recieved
09/22/15 - Interview       (221g for more documents (a SECOND cosponsor), see profile for more details!)                                            
11/09/15 -  ISSUED!!                                                              
11/10/15 - Passport received                                                
02/20/16 - Wedding!              


                                                
 AOS   Done in 77 days                                                                            
 

Spoiler

04/08/16 - I-485, I-765, I-131 AOS Application recieved by USCIS
04/12/16 - 3 NOA1's received in mail
05/14/16 - Biometrics for AOS and EAD
06/27/16 - I-485 Case to changed to "New Card being produced"  (Day 77)
06/27/16 - I-485 Case changed to Approved! (Day 77)
06/30/16 - I-485 Case changed to "My Card has been mailed to me!"
07/05/16 - Green Card received in mail! 

 



ROC 

05/09/18 - Mailed out ROC to CSC

05/10/18 - CSC Signed and received ROC package
06/07/28 - NOA1 

06/11/18 - Check cashed

06/15/18 - NOA received in the mail

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I agree with leaving the Craigslist part out ? There are sample letters available to copy from. There's one in this thread by Ash.

Tag


Priority Mailed I-129 on 8/10/15

Tracked and Received by Texas Lockbox 8/12/15

N.O.A.1 email/text 08/17/15

N.O.A. 1 hard copy 8/21/15

R.F.E. 09/02/15 ?

N.O.A. 2 email/text 09/24/15

N.O.A. 2 hard copy 09/28/15

N.V.C. Received 10/15/15

N.V.C Case#10/19/15

N.V.C. In Transit 10/20/15

Case Received 10/22/15

Medical 11/17/

Appointment date 11/18/15

Approval 11/18/15!!!!!!!!!!

P.O.E. J.F.K.- 11/27/15 ?????

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I met my fiance on craigslist, but I met him at the airport in dallas, do I need to say in the letter we met on Craigs list? What do I put in the letter?

You do not need a letter to explain how you met. You only need to describe, briefly, HOW you met in person within the last 2 years.

This works just fine:

I met [fiancé's name] at the airport in Dallas, TX on [date you met].


K-1
NOA1: 04/08/2014; NOA2: 04/21/2014; Visa interview, approved: 07/15/2014; POE: 07/25/2014; Marriage: 09/05/2014

 

AOS

NOA1:  09/12/2014;  Biometrics:  10/06/2014;  EAD/AP Received:  11/26/2014;

Interview Waiver Letter:  01/02/2015;  RFE:  07/09/2015;

Permanent Residency Granted:  07/27/2015;  Green card Received:  08/22/2015

 

ROC

05/23/2017 -- Mailed ROC application

05/24/2017 -- NOA1 date

05/30/2017 -- NOA1 received in the mail

06/05/2017 -- Biometrics letter received

06/13/2017 -- Biometrics appointment

09/05/2018 -- Approved without interview!

09/13/2018 -- 10 Yr Green card Received

 

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I would omit the Craigslist part and just go with the Dallas airport part... Here's an explanation of what to say: "A formal explanation of how you met one another in the last 2 years. Again, be sure to sign and date this, petitioner! This links directly to question 18 on Form I-129F and so should be referenced as such. Two or three sentences will work just fine here."

Look at post #13 on this thread: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/53214-question-18-how-you-met-your-fiance-sample/

The post you linked is old and outdated. A letter of explanation of how you met is not needed. You only need to give the facts: WHEN did you last meet, WHERE did you meet.

Edited by Zedayn

K-1
NOA1: 04/08/2014; NOA2: 04/21/2014; Visa interview, approved: 07/15/2014; POE: 07/25/2014; Marriage: 09/05/2014

 

AOS

NOA1:  09/12/2014;  Biometrics:  10/06/2014;  EAD/AP Received:  11/26/2014;

Interview Waiver Letter:  01/02/2015;  RFE:  07/09/2015;

Permanent Residency Granted:  07/27/2015;  Green card Received:  08/22/2015

 

ROC

05/23/2017 -- Mailed ROC application

05/24/2017 -- NOA1 date

05/30/2017 -- NOA1 received in the mail

06/05/2017 -- Biometrics letter received

06/13/2017 -- Biometrics appointment

09/05/2018 -- Approved without interview!

09/13/2018 -- 10 Yr Green card Received

 

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The post you linked is old and outdated. A letter of explanation of how you met is not needed. You only need to give the facts: WHEN did you last meet, WHERE did you meet.

Yeah, that post is from 2007. The question it is referring to on the I-129F is not even #18 anymore(and has not been for years). It is #34a. Just a short statement as to when and where you met in person within the last 2 years will do.


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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