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We sent:

4 pay stubs (he gets paid bi weekly).

A letter from work stating he earns enough etc.

his 2015 tax return (which is $3000 short).

We were RFIE saying he doesn't earn enough. But if they looked at his pay stubs and the letter from work it would have clearly shown that he does now earn enough. He just didn't at the start of last year.

I suggested to my husband that we do the following:

Print bank statements showing income: He is concerned about they don't need to see what we are spending money on. But I assume they are only interested in what he has coming into the bank account.

Pay stubs: As many as possible for the last 6 months.

His tax return again (since they asked for it, even though we sent it before).

A letter from work again stating his wages, his hours, that it's permanent, his job position etc.

A cover letter stating he was given more responsibility at work last summer and that increased his pay, which is why his yearly amount is not reflected in last years tax return.

Are there any official links on filling this out? My husband wants to go by what the letter says but I feel like they will deny the petition if that's all we do costing us more money to then send another AOS and more time.

I think what I listed above should be enough but if there are any more suggestions I'd appreciate it.

Thanks.


K-1 Jan 2016 Applicant timeline.

I-129f sent to lock box 7th January 2016.
Delivered 11th January 2016.
NOA1 sent to CSC January 14th 2016.
NOA1 Hard copy January 21st 2016.
RFE email 10th March 2016.
RFE hard copy - 21th March 2016.
RFE Evidence sent- 4th April 2016.
RFE Received by USCIS- 6th April 2016.
NOA2 Received by email dated 18th April 2016.
NOA2 hard copy - April 21st 2016
NVC Recieved- May 9th 2016.
NVC number received- May 9th 2016.
DS-160 filled out - 9th May 2016.
Medical - May 18th 2016
CEAC in Transit - 11th May 2016.
CEAC update embassy received medical- may 24th 2016
Interview- June 15th 2016. - approved!!
POE- July 13th 2016 -Chicago

Married July 18th 2016. (L)

AOS

Package sent- August 18th 2016

Arrived at Chicago Lockbox- August 20th 2016.

NOA 1 - August 25th 2016 (text received 27th).

AP NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (text received 27th).

EAD NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (email received 27th).

NOA1 Hard copies received- September 1st 2016.

Bio-metrics- 20th September 2016.

Request Initial Information for I-485 - October 6th 2016.

RFIE- Affidavit Support information October 11th 2016.

RFIE- Response sent Overnight USPS. October 17th 2016.

RFIE- Delivered October 18th 2016.

RFIE- Received by USCIS October 20th 2016.

EAD- Card Being produced November 17th 2016.

AP- Approved November 17th 2016.

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We're in a similar situation. My husband changed jobs in July 2015 and we ended up calculating the tax returns from 2015, finding out he didn't meet the 125% by just $1500. This year however he meets the requirements with $27,040 but we're scared for a RFIE.

We included six months worth of pay stubs, him writing a letter stating his current position, his permanent 11 hour work day, his most recent dollar raise etc etc, his boss writing an amazing letter about him and his hourly wage. You could include your husband writing a letter like we did, hoping they will read it. Go ask his boss to write a better statement about his job.



 

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He earns $2000 over the minimum and that's with out the bonuses he gets. I think what I've said we should do should be enough then. Get all his tax return info and pay stubs and bank statement and a new letter from work. Then hopefully it should be fine if we include a cover letter explaining the situation. His tax return for this year will be well above. Just last year was $3000 short.


K-1 Jan 2016 Applicant timeline.

I-129f sent to lock box 7th January 2016.
Delivered 11th January 2016.
NOA1 sent to CSC January 14th 2016.
NOA1 Hard copy January 21st 2016.
RFE email 10th March 2016.
RFE hard copy - 21th March 2016.
RFE Evidence sent- 4th April 2016.
RFE Received by USCIS- 6th April 2016.
NOA2 Received by email dated 18th April 2016.
NOA2 hard copy - April 21st 2016
NVC Recieved- May 9th 2016.
NVC number received- May 9th 2016.
DS-160 filled out - 9th May 2016.
Medical - May 18th 2016
CEAC in Transit - 11th May 2016.
CEAC update embassy received medical- may 24th 2016
Interview- June 15th 2016. - approved!!
POE- July 13th 2016 -Chicago

Married July 18th 2016. (L)

AOS

Package sent- August 18th 2016

Arrived at Chicago Lockbox- August 20th 2016.

NOA 1 - August 25th 2016 (text received 27th).

AP NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (text received 27th).

EAD NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (email received 27th).

NOA1 Hard copies received- September 1st 2016.

Bio-metrics- 20th September 2016.

Request Initial Information for I-485 - October 6th 2016.

RFIE- Affidavit Support information October 11th 2016.

RFIE- Response sent Overnight USPS. October 17th 2016.

RFIE- Delivered October 18th 2016.

RFIE- Received by USCIS October 20th 2016.

EAD- Card Being produced November 17th 2016.

AP- Approved November 17th 2016.

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We sent:

4 pay stubs (he gets paid bi weekly).

A letter from work stating he earns enough etc.

his 2015 tax return (which is $3000 short).

We were RFIE saying he doesn't earn enough. But if they looked at his pay stubs and the letter from work it would have clearly shown that he does now earn enough. He just didn't at the start of last year.

I suggested to my husband that we do the following:

Print bank statements showing income: He is concerned about they don't need to see what we are spending money on. But I assume they are only interested in what he has coming into the bank account.

Pay stubs: As many as possible for the last 6 months.

His tax return again (since they asked for it, even though we sent it before).

A letter from work again stating his wages, his hours, that it's permanent, his job position etc.

A cover letter stating he was given more responsibility at work last summer and that increased his pay, which is why his yearly amount is not reflected in last years tax return.

Are there any official links on filling this out? My husband wants to go by what the letter says but I feel like they will deny the petition if that's all we do costing us more money to then send another AOS and more time.

I think what I listed above should be enough but if there are any more suggestions I'd appreciate it.

Thanks.

I agree with what you want to send should be fine.

As far as the bank statements and they knowing where the money is spent, when you ROC you will need all the bank statements

anyway to prove financial co mingling, plus lots of other stuff.


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NVC Received : some dinkelsberry yehoo in the house of clingons send our petition to the wrong consulate.

Consulate Received : July 30,2014 Transfer to right embassy complete.

Interview Date : Oct 22, 2014

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Visa Received : Nov. 3 , 2014 VISA IN HAND.

US Entry : Nov. 21, 2014

Marriage : Dec 27, 2014

AOS send : May 12, 2015, received May 14, 2015 USPS priority

Email &text : May 18, 2015, check cashed May 19,2015, return receipt May 21, 2015 stamped USCIS Lockbox, NOA1 (3x) May 22,2015

Biometrics : June 1, 2015 letter received for appointment June 8, 2015, successful walk-in June 1, 2015

RFE : June 12, 2015 for income not meeting guideline. Income does ( ! ) exceed guideline.

RFE response : June 26, 2015 returned with a boat load full of financial evidence.

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Service request : Aug 12, 2015, letter received that it will be processed within 90 days from receipt of RFE.

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Emails : Aug 24, 2015, EAD approved, EAD card ordered.

I-797 EAD/AP approval notice received : Aug 27, 2015

EAD/AP combo card mailed : Aug 27, 2015, EAD/AP combo card received: Aug 31, 2015

Renewal application send for EAD/AP : May 31,2016 (AOS pending over 1 year). Received June 2, 2016,Notice date June7, 2016, emails,texts, NOA1 hard copy

Service request for pending AOS April 21, 2016, case not assigned yet.
Service request for pending AOS June 14, 2016, tier 2 said performing background checks.
Expedite request for EAD/AP Aug 3, 2016, Aug10 notification >request was received, assigned, completed. RFE letter requesting evidence for expedite, docs faxed Aug18

*Service request for I-485 Aug 3, 2016, Aug11 notification> request was assigned. Service request Dec 2, 2016.
AOS Interview letter received Aug 12, 2016

AOS Interview September 21, 2016.

Second Biometrics appointment letters received for EAD and AOS on Aug 15, 2016 for Aug 17 ( 2 day notice).

Second Biometrics completed Aug 17, 2016

Third Biometrics appointment letter received Aug 19, 2016 for Sept. 1, 2016. WTH ?!

EAD/AP (renewal) approval Aug 22, 2016, NOA2 received Aug 25, 2016

Renewal EAD in production notification text and online, expedite successful 4 days after RFE request response was faxed, Aug25mailed,Aug29received.

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Several service requests made, contacted Senator and Ombudsman. Background checks still pending.
July 21, 2017 HOME VISIT.  Went well. Topic thread in AOS forum.
Waiting to skip ROC and get 10 yr GC due to over 2 year while pending AOS
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I would highlight any important information so it pops out to them. Highlight in the letter where it states his annual income CURRENTLY, highlight his paystubs where it shows the biweekly period of pay and the actual pay itself.



Also, on some bank statements (I know mine is like this), the first page will show deposits for the monthly period. Just send that one page and highlight the deposits portion.


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04/12/16 - 3 NOA1's received in mail
05/14/16 - Biometrics for AOS and EAD
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