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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Haiti
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I am in the process of sending out my G-325A form and noticed that the marriage date is off by 1 day. The marriage was 9/22/2016 but instead I typed 9/23/2016.

Should I use a white a white out to cross out the 3 and put a 2? Should I cross out the 3 and put the 2? Should I cross out the date and correct it?

I used a PDF to fill out the form and can easily correct the date. However, the big issue is that I have a good wet signature in blue ink.

Any advice?

Thanks.

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I am in the process of sending out my G-325A form and noticed that the marriage date is off by 1 day. The marriage was 9/22/2016 but instead I typed 9/23/2016.

Should I use a white a white out to cross out the 3 and put a 2? Absolutly not! Should I cross out the 3 and put the 2? You can, and then sign the change. Should I cross out the date and correct it? See previous response.

I used a PDF to fill out the form and can easily correct the date. However, the big issue is that I have a good wet signature in blue ink.

Any advice? If I were you, I would just retype and resign the form, making this a non-issue.

Thanks.


 

 

AOS

03/24/11 - Got married in the Boogie-Down Bronx, NYC!
04/21/11 - Mailed I-130,I-765, I-485, I-864 and I-693 - Day 00

04/23/11 - Application delivered - Day 02
04/28/11 - NOA (most forms) - Day 07
05/03/11 - Checks cashed - Day 12
05/31/11 - Biometrics completed in the Bronx, NYC - Day 40
06/24/11 - Received someone else's employment authorization card!!! What the...? - Day 64
07/01/11 - Mailed the poor lady's card back after calling USCIS - Day 71
07/07/11 - Received poor lady's interview notice! What??? - Day 77
07/15/11 - Received my own EAD card - Day 85
08/12/11 - Interview. Approved on the spot! - Day 113
08/18/11 - Received card in the mail - Day 119

ROC
05/28/13 - Mailed I-751 - Day 00

05/30/13 - Application delivered - Day 02

05/31/13 - NOA I-797 - Day 03
06/04/13 - Check cashed - Day 07

06/06/13 - NOA delivered to my home/Biometrics letter generated - Day 09

06/10/13 - Received Biometrics letter in the mail - Day 13

06/27/13 - Biometrics completed in Milwaukee, WI - Day 30

09/10/13 - Application approved! - Day 105

09/14/13 - 10 year Green Card received! - Day 109

Citizenship

05/10/16 - Mailed N-400 - Day 00

05/12/16 - Application delivered - Day 02

05/13/16 - Credit card payment accepted - Day 03

05/17/16 - Received text & email update - Day 07

05/20/16 - Received 1st NOA (dated 05/13/16) & created ELIS acct - Day 10

05/21/16 - Received 2nd NOA (dated 05/16/16) confirming my DOB and address - Day 11

05/22/06 - Biometrics scheduled (online update) and appt letter was mailed on 05/20/16 - Day 12

05/24/06 - Biometrics letter became viewable online (appt scheduled for 06/07/16) - Day 14

05/27/16 - Received Biometrics letter in mail - Day 17

05/31/16 - Was denied walk-in fingerprints with just 1 person left in line. Milwaukee office, boo! - Day 21

06/07/16 - Biometrics completed in Milwaukee, WI - Day 28

12/21/16 - Passed Citizenship test/Interview was successful! - Day 197

01/26/17 - I am a US citizen!!! - Day 233

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Haiti
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The issue is not retyping the the form. I just don't want to pay $500 to travel back to get my fiancee to sign the form again.

I guess that I'll just cross out the error and initial it at the top.

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Why do you have to visit your fiancée in person? Have them mail it to you... That's what we did.


ROC from CR-1 visa (Green Card expiration date was Nov 24th 2016)

 

Link to the evidence I submitted. Be sure to send evidence spanning your entire marriage (especially for K-1) or as far back as you can. Just one or two bank statements will not cut it. I primarily focused on the two years of living here since I came in on a CR-1. If you don't have the fundamentals (i.e. joint accounts/policies), you can explain why in the covering letter. E.g. "While we do not have joint utilities, we both contribute to them from our joint bank account".

 

September 26th 2016: I-751 package sent to CSC

September 28th 2016: Package delivered
September 30th 2016: Check cashed
October 3rd 2016: NOA1 received with receipt date of 09/28/16
November 3rd 2016: Biometrics received with appointment date of 11/14/16.
November 14th 2016: Attended biometrics appointment
October 30th 2017: Infopass appointment to get I-551 stamp
February 26th 2018: I-751 case number (aka the NOA1 receipt number) becomes trackable
March 14th 2018: Submitted service request due to being outside of processing time.

March 15th 2018: ROC approved. 535 days (1 year, 5 months and 17 days)

March 29th 2018: Card being produced

April 4th 2018: Card mailed out

April 6th 2018: Card in hand. Has incorrect "resident since" date. Submitted service request on I-751 case (typographical error on permanent resident card) and an I-90 online.

April 2018 - August 7th 2018: Tons of service requests, emails and now senator involvement to get my corrected green card back because what the heck, USCIS. Also some time in May I sent a letter to Potomac telling them I want to withdraw my I-90 since CSC were handling it.

August 8th 2018: Card in production thanks to the direct involvement of Senator Sherrod Brown's team

August 13th 2018: Card mailed

August 15th 2018: Card in hand with correct date. :joy:

October 31st 2018: Potomac sends out a notice stating they have closed out my I-90 per my request. Yay for no duplicate card drama.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Haiti
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Why do you have to visit your fiancée in person? Have them mail it to you... That's what we did.

I could do that except that she speaks another language and accessing the internet is a hassle in that country.

My fiancée would have to retype everything from the USCIS PDF and then mail it to me. With the language issue, more mistakes can occur.

When I did visit her, I actually did have her sign a couple of blank G-325A forms. The problem now is that I will have to fill out the form by hand.

I just prefer the typed form since I think that it will be more legible.

I just think that I will cross out the date and rewrite that part by hand.

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I could do that except that she speaks another language and accessing the internet is a hassle in that country.

My fiancée would have to retype everything from the USCIS PDF and then mail it to me. With the language issue, more mistakes can occur.

When I did visit her, I actually did have her sign a couple of blank G-325A forms. The problem now is that I will have to fill out the form by hand.

I just prefer the typed form since I think that it will be more legible.

I just think that I will cross out the date and rewrite that part by hand.

Really? You couldn't just fill out the form yourself and then place a note with an arrow in her language (Haitian creole?) saying "Sign here". I mean you could do it in French too "Desole, signature ici". It's not as complicated as you are making it. If she is the applicant, she would need to be the one to correct the date and sign the correction. It does not matter who actually fills in the rest of the information.


 

 

AOS

03/24/11 - Got married in the Boogie-Down Bronx, NYC!
04/21/11 - Mailed I-130,I-765, I-485, I-864 and I-693 - Day 00

04/23/11 - Application delivered - Day 02
04/28/11 - NOA (most forms) - Day 07
05/03/11 - Checks cashed - Day 12
05/31/11 - Biometrics completed in the Bronx, NYC - Day 40
06/24/11 - Received someone else's employment authorization card!!! What the...? - Day 64
07/01/11 - Mailed the poor lady's card back after calling USCIS - Day 71
07/07/11 - Received poor lady's interview notice! What??? - Day 77
07/15/11 - Received my own EAD card - Day 85
08/12/11 - Interview. Approved on the spot! - Day 113
08/18/11 - Received card in the mail - Day 119

ROC
05/28/13 - Mailed I-751 - Day 00

05/30/13 - Application delivered - Day 02

05/31/13 - NOA I-797 - Day 03
06/04/13 - Check cashed - Day 07

06/06/13 - NOA delivered to my home/Biometrics letter generated - Day 09

06/10/13 - Received Biometrics letter in the mail - Day 13

06/27/13 - Biometrics completed in Milwaukee, WI - Day 30

09/10/13 - Application approved! - Day 105

09/14/13 - 10 year Green Card received! - Day 109

Citizenship

05/10/16 - Mailed N-400 - Day 00

05/12/16 - Application delivered - Day 02

05/13/16 - Credit card payment accepted - Day 03

05/17/16 - Received text & email update - Day 07

05/20/16 - Received 1st NOA (dated 05/13/16) & created ELIS acct - Day 10

05/21/16 - Received 2nd NOA (dated 05/16/16) confirming my DOB and address - Day 11

05/22/06 - Biometrics scheduled (online update) and appt letter was mailed on 05/20/16 - Day 12

05/24/06 - Biometrics letter became viewable online (appt scheduled for 06/07/16) - Day 14

05/27/16 - Received Biometrics letter in mail - Day 17

05/31/16 - Was denied walk-in fingerprints with just 1 person left in line. Milwaukee office, boo! - Day 21

06/07/16 - Biometrics completed in Milwaukee, WI - Day 28

12/21/16 - Passed Citizenship test/Interview was successful! - Day 197

01/26/17 - I am a US citizen!!! - Day 233

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Really? You couldn't just fill out the form yourself and then place a note with an arrow in her language (Haitian creole?) saying "Sign here". I mean you could do it in French too "Desole, signature ici". It's not as complicated as you are making it. If she is the applicant, she would need to be the one to correct the date and sign the correction. It does not matter who actually fills in the rest of the information.

It is that complicated.

Of course, she knows where to sign. It's the time, cost and the high possibility of the form getting lost.

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