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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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Hello everyone

I'm about to send my I751 package

My husband was a student when I entered US and he got a job just recently. We live with my in laws so all bills are under their name. We do not have any car or property under our names.

I do not have a lot of evidence but this is what I'll be sending

1. I 751 form

2. Copy of green card

3. 2 checks

4. Bank statement of our joint account (which doesn't have too much activity)

5. Birth certificate of our daughter

6. Pictures

7. Paperwork showing our visit to her doctor appts

8. Affidavit from my relative

9. Cover letter stating my condition and how I couldn't present a lot of evidence.

Anyone else who is in my boat and can help me figure out what more evidence I can present??

I appreciate all the help.

Thank you!!!

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Denmark
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What about tax returns, insurance, DL there shows same address, credit card in same name, power of will, can't remember the name of it but when one pass away then the other one states as beneficiary, You must have some bills under you names, phone, insurance and so on??


 

 

 

 

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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can't remember the name of it but when one pass away then the other one states as beneficiary

Life insurance...

This is an area for debate but I lean toward explaining in the affidavit the reasons for (major financial) things you don't have. When I did my I-751 I thought mentioning the reason will "expose" weaknesses of our application to USCIS. But when I got an RFE for lack of financial evidence, I wrote carefully the reasons and circumstances that led to the lack of it.


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2003-08-21: first visit to US on F-1

2009-09-17: first met ex-spouse

2013-05-14: re-entered US on K-1

2013-05-20: married to ex-spouse

2013-12-27: received conditional green card

2014-04-01: separated from ex-spouse

2014-10-01: divorced from ex-spouse

2015-06-25: sent I-751

2016-04-11: received RFE

2016-06-08: sent RFE reply

2016-09-20: new card ordered

2016-09-23: new card mailed

2016-09-28: new card picked up by USPS

2016-09-30: new card delivered

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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What about tax returns, insurance, DL there shows same address, credit card in same name, power of will, can't remember the name of it but when one pass away then the other one states as beneficiary, You must have some bills under you names, phone, insurance and so on??

What about tax returns, insurance, DL there shows same address, credit card in same name, power of will, can't remember the name of it but when one pass away then the other one states as beneficiary, You must have some bills under you names, phone, insurance and so on??

My husband wasn't working hence he didn't file for my tax returns

I'm telling you guys..we literally lived like babies here..we don't have any bill on our name..

@chicha

I am doing my best in explaining my financial situation here in the cover letter..I really hope I don't get an rfe cus then I really have nothing else to provide

My husband just got a job and we will be getting our insurance next month..

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Australia
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If you didn't file tax returns (you both are required to file) then you also need to explain why neither of you have filed taxes.

If you have time, I would wait to file your package until you have your medical insurance.

Your explanation letter should explain your situation, not apologize for your situation. Make it factual, not apologetic.

Best of luck to you and yours!

Sukie in NY


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Agree with Suke... even if you are unemployed, student, etc. you are still required to file every year.


K-1
03/09/12 - NoA1
10/04/12 - NoA2 (210 days)

AoS

01/25/13 - NoA1
08/15/13 - NoA2 (199 days)
 

RoC
05/21/15 - NoA1

11/02/15 - NoA2 (164 days)
 

N-400

08/18/16 - NoA1
03/14/17 - Interview

03/16/17 - Oath Ceremony (217 days)

US citizen

Total time start to finish: 5 years, 12 days (1,838 days)

 

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Agree with Suke... even if you are unemployed, student, etc. you are still required to file every year.

If you have no income whatsoever, you are not required to file. You can if you want, but you are not required.


1/4/13 - I129-F Sent | 1/8/13 - Received by USCIS
1/10/13 - NOA1 to VSC | 1/11/13 - Text/Email | 1/17/13 - Hard Copy Received
1/16/13 - Alien Registration Number changed
5/24/13 or 5/29/13 - Case Transferred to TSC
7/2/13 - NOA2 from TSC! (173 days from NOA1) | 7/6/13 - Hard Copy Received
7/18/13 - Shipped to NVC | 7/26/13 - Received at NVC and case number assigned
7/29/13 - In transit to consulate | 7/31/13 - Received by consulate
8/20/13 - Medical - Passed | 8/21/13 - Interview - Approved!
8/28/13 - Passport with visa ready to pickup from courier
10/17/13 - POE - JFK
10/28/13 - Applied for SSN and marriage license | 11/2/13 - SS card received
11/21/13 - Wedding


12/30/13 - I485/I765/I131 Sent | 1/2/14 - Received by USCIS
1/3/14 - NOA1 to NBC | 1/16/14 - Hard Copy Received
2/4/14 - Biometrics
3/7/14 - AP and EAD approved!
3/11/14 - AP/EAD card mailed | 3/14/14 - Received
4/10/14 - Interview Waiver letter
6/16/14 - Approved! | 6/21/14 - GC Received


5/2/16 - I-751 Sent | 5/5/16 - Received by USCIS
5/6/16 - NOA1 to VSC
6/14/16 - Biometrics

4/19/17 - Approved! | 4/22/17 - Letter received | 5/4/17 - GC Received

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vbtwo Thank you for the clarification; I won't split hairs on the law. Personally I think you should file no matter what, as it shows your sincerity of proving you are financially joined, living in the same roof, and are completely transparent. Make better sense?


K-1
03/09/12 - NoA1
10/04/12 - NoA2 (210 days)

AoS

01/25/13 - NoA1
08/15/13 - NoA2 (199 days)
 

RoC
05/21/15 - NoA1

11/02/15 - NoA2 (164 days)
 

N-400

08/18/16 - NoA1
03/14/17 - Interview

03/16/17 - Oath Ceremony (217 days)

US citizen

Total time start to finish: 5 years, 12 days (1,838 days)

 

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Australia
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If you have no income whatsoever, you are not required to file. You can if you want, but you are not required.

This is true - but what I meant was that the OP needed to explain in her cover letter that she and her spouse were not required to file, as there was no need to do so because of no income.

Sukie in NY


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Our Prior Journey

N-400 Naturalization

18-Feb-2018 - submitted N-400 online, credit card charged

18-Feb-2018 - NOA1

12-Mar-2018 - Biometrics 

18-June-2018 - Notice of interview received

26-July-2018 - Interview  - APPROVED!!!

26-July-2018 - Oath Ceremony Scheduled

17-Aug-2018 - Oath Ceremony

 

 

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Germany
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How about having your in-laws write a short letter, explaining that you have been living with them, and that they have been paying the utility bills? That's what my husband and I did. Also, medical powers of attorney could be helpful and are easy to set up. Do you have a car or car insurance in both your name? Any bills showing a joint address?


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Feb. 29, 2012: I-129F sent
March 8, 2012: NOA1 (VSC)
August 30, 2012: NOA2
Oct. 1, 2012: Packet 3 received
Nov. 3, 2012: Packet 4 received
Nov. 15, 2012: Interview - approved!
Jan. 18, 2013: POE New York Seaport
Feb. 2, 2013: Wedding

AOS
March 6, 2013: AOS Package sent
March 12, 2013: I-485, I-765, I-131 NOA's
March 29, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

May 10, 2013: EAD/AP approved
Sept. 5, 2013: "Potential Interview Waiver Case" letter received
Nov. 2, 2013: AOS approved (no interview)

ROC
Aug. 4, 2015: I-751 sent
Aug. 6, 2015: NOA1 (CSC)
Sept. 4, 2015: Biometrics Appointment
Feb. 10, 2016: ROC approved

 

Dual Citizenship
Aug. 26, 2016: BBG application sent (permit to retain German citizenship)
Nov. 21, 2016: BBG approval notice received (p/u at German Honorary Consulate, OKC: Feb. 6, 2017)
Dec. 8, 2016: N-400 sent
Dec. 12, 2016: Priority Date (NBC)

Jan. 9, 2017: Biometrics Appointment

Aug. 31, 2017: In-Line for Interview

Sept. 6, 2017: Interview Scheduled

Oct. 16, 2017: Interview

Oct. 25, 2017: Oath Appointment Letter received

Nov. 1, 2017: Oath Ceremony

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Ghana
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Your case is quite a stretch with the lack of commingling evidence.

I think when you are in any form of immigration process, you MUST leave a paper trail. So that you will have something later to help complete your process.

Other than the words of your husband's family, there is no proof to establish that you actually live in the house together with your husband or that you even lived together.

It wont be a walk in the park, so get an explanation letter to this effect.


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Interview :  11/15/2016

Result: AP  (form 221 (g))

Correspondence with Embassy: Tons of emails, Facebook posts, tweets, Congressman inquiry

Complaint letter with OIG : 12/29/2016

Case dispatched to diplomatic pouch : 01/11/2017

Case dispatched from diplomatic mail service to NVC : 01/23/2017

Case arrived at NVC: 01/26/2017

NVC sent case to USCIS : 02/09/2017 (system update)

Case receive by USCIS (text & email notification): 03/07/2017

 

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Ghana
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I think your daughter will be your biggest evidence so make sure to include lots of pictures that can tell the story of your lives together.


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CR- 1

Interview :  11/15/2016

Result: AP  (form 221 (g))

Correspondence with Embassy: Tons of emails, Facebook posts, tweets, Congressman inquiry

Complaint letter with OIG : 12/29/2016

Case dispatched to diplomatic pouch : 01/11/2017

Case dispatched from diplomatic mail service to NVC : 01/23/2017

Case arrived at NVC: 01/26/2017

NVC sent case to USCIS : 02/09/2017 (system update)

Case receive by USCIS (text & email notification): 03/07/2017

 

Reaffirm Petition Timeline for folks in GHANA.. Please update your information..Thank you!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1k0NXnbJdyEIRR1_Dr4t3yXmsM0tBbq-tZsj0-o3cMV0/edit?usp=sharing

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Just as a note, I never worked while married to my ex, but we always fixed joint Tax returns.

It sounds like you're going to be needing lots of letters.


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Relationship:     Friends since 2010, Together since 2013

 K-1:   2015 Done in 208 days - 212g for Second Cosponsor    

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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:   2016 Done in 77 days - No RFE, No Interview                                                                    

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:   2018 - 2019 Done in 326 days - No RFE, No Interview

Spoiler

 

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
08/27/18 - 18 month extension received (Courtesy Copy)

09/18/18 - Request for official 18 month extension
10/22/18 - Official 18 month extension received 

02/27/19 - Biometrics waived 

04/29/19 - New card being produced!
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