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Hey everyone! Currently I am piecing together the I-129F packet and have a fairly simple question that I couldn't find an answer to anywhere! I understand that I must make two photocopies of the entire packet when it is complete (one for my fiancée and one as back up) and USCIS does not want originals of things such as boarding passes, birth certificates, etc.

That being said, I'm not sure if for things such as flight itineraries, chat logs, emails, etc. I should submit the originals in my I-129F (which are in color) or if I should save them for my fiancées interview later on down the road incase they want original copies? I feel that if interviewers request original documents it applies more to things like boarding passes, birth certificates, receipts, etc. so whether they get photocopies or originals in the I-129F of our emails, chat logs, etc. it won't make much a difference?

Totally think that I'm over thinking it but wanted to ask to play it safe :wacko: Thanks for any insight :innocent:


 K-1  (134 Days)

10/24/16 I-129F Received
10/27/16 NOA 1
11/28/16 NOA 2
12/16/16 NVC Case Number

01/04/17 Case Ready!
02/16/17 Medical Appointment
03/07/17 Interview- APPROVED!

05/25/17 PO

 

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You're overthinking. All evidence can be copies, at all stages. Original documents refer to things like police certificates, birth certificates, divorce decrees, and letters of intent, for example. Not boarding passes or cell phone logs.


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

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You're overthinking. All evidence can be copies, at all stages. Original documents refer to things like police certificates, birth certificates, divorce decrees, and letters of intent, for example. Not boarding passes or cell phone logs.

I figured I was :blush: Thank you for putting my mind at ease!


 K-1  (134 Days)

10/24/16 I-129F Received
10/27/16 NOA 1
11/28/16 NOA 2
12/16/16 NVC Case Number

01/04/17 Case Ready!
02/16/17 Medical Appointment
03/07/17 Interview- APPROVED!

05/25/17 PO

 

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I figured I was :blush: Thank you for putting my mind at ease!

No worries. This process can turn even the sanest person crazy.


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

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No worries. This process can turn even the sanest person crazy.

Couldn't agree more!


K1 visa journey: 107 days from NOA1 to visa in hand

Spoiler

01 Oct 2016    Mailed I-129F packet (27 pages)
12 Oct 2016    NOA1 SMS and e-mail               (11 days from sent date)
03 Nov 2016    NOA2 SMS                          (22 days from NOA1 date)
29 Nov 2016    NVC received I-129F petition      (26 days from NOA2 date)
13 Dec 2016    CEAC status shows "Ready"     (13 days from NVC sent date)

03 Jan 2017    Received Packet 4 e-mail (19 days from Packet 3 sent date)
24 Jan 2017    Interview                   (21 days from Packet 4 e-mail)
27 Jan 2017    Visa in hand                     (107 days from NOA1 date)
09 Feb 2017    POE Philadelphia, PA

 

AOS journey: 256 days from NOA1 to GC in hand

Spoiler

06 Apr 2017    Mailed I-485/I-131/I-765 packet (83 pages)

12 Apr 2017    I-485/I-131/I-765 packet delivered

28 Apr 2017    NOA1 SMS                   (22 days from send date)
01 May 2017    NOA1 letters received        (3 days from SMS date)
13 May 2017    Biometrics letter received (17 days from NOA1 date)
26 May 2017    Biometrics appointment     Success!

26 Jul 2017    SR for EAD over 75 days    (90 days from NOA1 date)

07 Aug 2017    SR reply: "case under review"    (12 days to reply)

09 Aug 2017    Infopass appointment      (104 days from NOA1 date)

16 Aug 2017    Contacted representative's office

25 Aug 2017    EAD/AP card approved      (120 days from NOA1 date)

01 Sep 2017    EAD/AP card received via USPS

21 Sep 2017    Contacted representative's office

03 Nov 2017    AOS interview letter received

07 Dec 2017    AOS interview

18 Dec 2017    Conditional (2 year) GC in hand!

 

08 Sep 2019    ROC window opens

 

Cumulative number of pages mailed to USCIS: 110

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