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Voluntarily split from this previous thread (with mahalos/salamats to those who responded!) http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/608180-evidence-from-roc-or-the-whole-marriage/

So....I took what those of you who voiced an opinion to my earlier thread to heart (this website ROCKS!) and we have decided NOT to essentially send the entire ROC package with additions reflecting year three of our marriage. Instead, we are sending the following, much smaller, packet (with some additions for year three!) For what it is worth, we know that "Letter H" is pretty much useless, but it goes in under the category of "if you don't ask then the answer is always 'no'." Any and all comments are welcome...the packet goes out Monday or Tuesday.

RE: N-400 Application for Naturalization (Spouse of U.S. Citizen)

Dear USCIS examiner:


Enclosed please find my N-400 Application for Naturalization. I am applying based on three years as a lawful permanent resident married to my U.S. Citizen spouse. Responses on the N-400 form represent my three years as an LPR in the United States.

Enclosed also please find the following required documents as well as documents to verify the status of our marriage and ongoing relationship:

A—Form G-1145
B—Check for $680.00 made out to the Department of Homeland Security for the application fee and biometrics drawn from our joint bank account
B—The Completed and signed N-400 Application and addendum.
C—Front and Back of my Permanent Green Card
D—Two passport size photos with my A# written in pencil on the back
E—Evidence that my Spouse has been a U.S. Citizen for the last three years: Copy of his birth certificate
F—Evidence that my Spouse has been a U.S. Citizen for the last three years: Copy of his current passport
G—Evidence of our marriage and on-going relationship
1) Certified copy of our marriage certificate
2) 2013, 2014 and 2015 Tax Transcripts showing Joint Married Filing
3) Joint bank account statements spanning from August 2015 to August 2016 (samples—not every statement—Supplement to bank account statements sent as part of ROC application)
4) Joint investment statement (Started 2/2015) Updated 8/30/2016
5) Most recent mortgage/home equity line of credit statement showing joint ownership of our condominium
H—Letter to the Honolulu Field Office requesting a Wednesday Biometrics appointment if possible.


You may feel free to inquire at any of the sources of enclosed documentation for validity of their statements, and you are always welcome to visit our home should you ever desire to do so. Please advise me if you have any further questions or problems related to this petition.


Sincerely,


Mahalo/Salamat!

Steve and Joan
Met on Facebook 2/24/12
Met in person 6/5/12
Second visit 10/2/12
Engaged 10/3/12
NOA10/15/12
Third visit 12/10/12
Joan got her passport! 2/20/13
NOA2 4/24/13
Fourth visit 5/28/13
CFO 5/30/13
Embassy Interview APPROVED 6/6/13

Joan passed through immigration in Hawaii! She's home! 6/13/13

MARRIED 8/24/13

AOS, EAD and AP petitions sent to Chicago via Express Mail

EAD/AP Received 11/13/13

AOS Interview APPROVED 11/26/13

2-year Green Card in hand 12/5/13

ROC (I-751) sent to CSC via USPS Express Mail 8/31/15

ROC check cashed 9/4/15

ROC Biometrics 10/1/15

ROC Approval 4/6/16 (waiting for actual card)

Permanent Green Card Arrived 4/14/16
Naturalization Interview 2/22/17 APPROVED!

Oath Ceremony 3/21/17--Joan is a US Citizen!

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ecuador
Timeline

Good luck!

*** Thread is moved from the US Citizenship main forum to the Case Progress subforum. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Good luck!

*** Thread is moved from the US Citizenship main forum to the Case Progress subforum. ***

Salamat!


Mahalo/Salamat!

Steve and Joan
Met on Facebook 2/24/12
Met in person 6/5/12
Second visit 10/2/12
Engaged 10/3/12
NOA10/15/12
Third visit 12/10/12
Joan got her passport! 2/20/13
NOA2 4/24/13
Fourth visit 5/28/13
CFO 5/30/13
Embassy Interview APPROVED 6/6/13

Joan passed through immigration in Hawaii! She's home! 6/13/13

MARRIED 8/24/13

AOS, EAD and AP petitions sent to Chicago via Express Mail

EAD/AP Received 11/13/13

AOS Interview APPROVED 11/26/13

2-year Green Card in hand 12/5/13

ROC (I-751) sent to CSC via USPS Express Mail 8/31/15

ROC check cashed 9/4/15

ROC Biometrics 10/1/15

ROC Approval 4/6/16 (waiting for actual card)

Permanent Green Card Arrived 4/14/16
Naturalization Interview 2/22/17 APPROVED!

Oath Ceremony 3/21/17--Joan is a US Citizen!

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Salamat!

Hi,

Good Luck,

However a question, on the N400 form, did you provide work, employment, residence history for all the 5 years, or just the 3 years ?

if just for the 3 years, did you cut out th enumber 5 and marked it 3 and did it ?

Thanks in advance

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Hi,

Good Luck,

However a question, on the N400 form, did you provide work, employment, residence history for all the 5 years, or just the 3 years ?

if just for the 3 years, did you cut out th enumber 5 and marked it 3 and did it ?

Thanks in advance

Thanks. Life happened and we will probably file this week. Might not be a bad idea to cross out 5 and write in 3.


Mahalo/Salamat!

Steve and Joan
Met on Facebook 2/24/12
Met in person 6/5/12
Second visit 10/2/12
Engaged 10/3/12
NOA10/15/12
Third visit 12/10/12
Joan got her passport! 2/20/13
NOA2 4/24/13
Fourth visit 5/28/13
CFO 5/30/13
Embassy Interview APPROVED 6/6/13

Joan passed through immigration in Hawaii! She's home! 6/13/13

MARRIED 8/24/13

AOS, EAD and AP petitions sent to Chicago via Express Mail

EAD/AP Received 11/13/13

AOS Interview APPROVED 11/26/13

2-year Green Card in hand 12/5/13

ROC (I-751) sent to CSC via USPS Express Mail 8/31/15

ROC check cashed 9/4/15

ROC Biometrics 10/1/15

ROC Approval 4/6/16 (waiting for actual card)

Permanent Green Card Arrived 4/14/16
Naturalization Interview 2/22/17 APPROVED!

Oath Ceremony 3/21/17--Joan is a US Citizen!

Kayak small lagoon crop 10 72 for VJ.jpg

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