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I-130: Using Caps and Putting Forms Together

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I have two general questions about putting together my I-130 packet.

1. When filling out the I-130, G-325Am and G-1145 forms... Is it ok to use Capital Letters for writing everything out?

2. When sending everything off, how do you hold the forms together? With a paperclip? Or use nothing?

Thanks for the help!

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If filling out forms by hand I tend to use capitals as I think it's easier to read one's handwriting, filling out forms online I use lower case.

We used paperclips to keep forms organised. :)



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FEBRUARY 2015 APPLIED FOR I-129F K1-K2
RECIEVED NOA1
AUGUST 2015 RECIEVED NOA2
SEPTEMBER 2015 SENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
RECIEVED SYDNEY CASE NUMBER
CASE SENT TO THE SYDNEY EMBASSY
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OCTOBER 2015 MEDICAL COMPLETED
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Yes, definitely don't use staples.

It's all about speed. As soon as the package arrives it is more or less torn apart and rearranged in a way that suits USCIS anyway. You don't want to annoy the person doing that by causing them extra work by removing staples, etc. I held everything together with one large Acco flat bar fastener at the top and used sticky tabs along the bottom to separate the forms and sections.

This is how USCIS wants it

https://www.uscis.gov/forms/forms-and-fees/general-tips-assembling-applications-mailing


 

 

 

 

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