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Hello....seeking advice please.

Packet 3 instructions are very precise about what must be submitted and whether originals or copies are required. Ok, so that makes sense to me.

Then when I review Packet 4 instructions there is a checklist of documents to bring to the interview and the precise order for the documents to be assembled. But the checklist includes documents that were submitted with Packet 3 (not counting originals vs copies): Photographs, again? Evidence of Financial Support, again?

I understand the need to bring original documents if copies were submitted with Packet 3...but for the life of me I can't understand why they would request additional passport photos and re-submission of the evidence of support. What am I missing? Maybe updated Evidence of Support is required if a significant amount of time has elapsed? Or if the sponsor's financial situation has changed?

Or just maybe this whole process has fried my brain and I'm not thinking properly!

Thanks for any advice offered.

~David and Noom


K-1 Visa Timeline

2016.04.18 -- I-129F Received by USCIS

2016.04.20 -- I-129F NOA1

2016.06.29 -- NOA

2016.08.15 -- Bangkok Embassy received our case from NVC

2016.08.23 -- Packet 3 sent to Embassy in Bangkok

2016.08.26 -- Packet 4 email received from Embassy

2016.09.05 -- Medical exam @ 10:30 AM @ BNH

2016.09.07 -- Interview @ 7:30 AM...Visa approved

2016.09.09 -- Visa Received

2016.10.02 -- Entered USA (POE LAX)

2016.11.18...Our Wedding Day 

AOS Timeline

2016.12.30 -- AOS, EAD, and AP applications delivered to Chicago PO

2017.01.21 -- NOA1's received via USPS for I-485 (AOS),  I-131 (AP), and I-765 (EAD)

2017.02.24 -- Biometrics Appointment

2017.04.20 -- AOS & EAD approved; NOA2's received via USPS on 2017.04.23

2017.04.29 -- EAD & AP combo card received

2017.06.06 -- AOS approved!

2017.06.10 -- Green Card received

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From I read, you need to make package 3 again and bring with you for interview. Anything that submit in copy version during package 3, you need to bring the original version for the interview.

I hope this help :content:

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From I read, you need to make package 3 again and bring with you for interview. Anything that submit in copy version during package 3, you need to bring the original version for the interview.

I hope this help :content:

Thank you very much for your help. Yes, it helps a lot!

~David & Noom


K-1 Visa Timeline

2016.04.18 -- I-129F Received by USCIS

2016.04.20 -- I-129F NOA1

2016.06.29 -- NOA

2016.08.15 -- Bangkok Embassy received our case from NVC

2016.08.23 -- Packet 3 sent to Embassy in Bangkok

2016.08.26 -- Packet 4 email received from Embassy

2016.09.05 -- Medical exam @ 10:30 AM @ BNH

2016.09.07 -- Interview @ 7:30 AM...Visa approved

2016.09.09 -- Visa Received

2016.10.02 -- Entered USA (POE LAX)

2016.11.18...Our Wedding Day 

AOS Timeline

2016.12.30 -- AOS, EAD, and AP applications delivered to Chicago PO

2017.01.21 -- NOA1's received via USPS for I-485 (AOS),  I-131 (AP), and I-765 (EAD)

2017.02.24 -- Biometrics Appointment

2017.04.20 -- AOS & EAD approved; NOA2's received via USPS on 2017.04.23

2017.04.29 -- EAD & AP combo card received

2017.06.06 -- AOS approved!

2017.06.10 -- Green Card received

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