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I don't have a lot of time so I am posting this in a bit of a panic.

State Dept. Sent Me An Interview Appointmenr Date Cr-1 Manila Early Dec. 2016, No conditions.

Today, just days away they sent me the below email via IVMNLProcess@state.gov.

I simply can't provide a co-sponsor.

Short story income alone I was not at 125%, I was at 115%, I added bank account and other things divided by 1/3 that took me well over 125%.

Not entered into the record is an additional newly available $11000 in yearly US based family income I was hoping to have wife present to the interviewer. (My AOS was only short $2000 on income).

I'm sunk?

Congratulations on your upcoming immigrant visa interview. Your file is now with the U.S. Embassy in Manila and we have had a chance to review it. Based on our review, you need to bring the following documents with you to your interview:

AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT

From a Qualified Joint Sponsor: Anyone

It appears the Affidavit of Support you provided is incomplete. Please provide the following:

- Signed Affidavit of Support (I-864) from Anyone. Please be aware that photocopied and scanned copies of the completed I-864 will not be accepted.

- U.S. Federal Income Tax Return for most recent

- W-2 Form(s) for most recent

- Affidavit of Support (I-864A) with original signatures from Joint Sponsor and spouse/eco-resident/spouse. Part 5 should be signed by the Qualified Joint Sponsor. The form may be downloaded at http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-864a.pdf. Please be aware that photocopied and scanned copies of the completed I-864A will not be accepted.

- Evidence of U.S. citizenship or status as U.S. Permanent resident

- Evidence of current sustained income

I sent a PM to a very kind senior member but since I am almost out of time I published it here to.

Thank you.

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Your spouse can always attend the interview with an updated AoS showing proof of the additional income, which would put you over the poverty limit. In the event it is not accepted by the embassy, your spouse will be placed into AP while you either get a co sponsor, or send in a new AoS next year after you filed taxes showing the presumably higher income.


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Married December 19, 2014

I-130 Petition sent January 14, 2015
NOA1 date January 20, 2015 (NSC)

NOA2 date May 28, 2015 :dance::dance::dance:

Mailed to NVC June 4, 2015

NVC Received June 10, 2015

NVC Case Number Assigned June 23, 2015

NVC AoS Invoice via Mail June 24, 2015

NVC Selected Agent Over Phone June 30, 2015 (Unable to logon to CEAC)

NVC IV Invoice via email received July 1, 2015

NVC AoS/IV Package Mailed July 2, 2015

NVC AoS & IV Fee Paid Online (CEAC is working) July 6. 2015

NVC Document Scan Date July 6, 2015

NCV AoS & IV Fee marked as paid in CEAC July, 7 2015

NVC DS 260 Completed July 8, 2015

NVC CC July 30, 2015 (24 days after scan date, about 2 months post NOA2)

Interview Scheduled on August 26, 2015

Interview P4 Email Received August 27, 2015

Medical in Islamabad September 2, 2015

Interview Date September 22, 2015 CANCELLED (Embassy is Over scheduled) :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

Interview Scheduled on September 10, 2015

Interview Date October 14, 2015 APPROVED

Visa Issued October 16, 2015, 9 months start to finish

POE JFK October 26, 2015

GC in Hand Jan 8, 2016

RoC I-751 NOA1 August 31, 2017 (Vermont Service Center)

Biometrics October 2, 2017

I551 Stamp in Passport August 2, 2018

18 Month Extension Letter August 3, 2018

Applied for Naturalization N-400 Online July 30, 2018

Biometrics August 23, 2018

10 year GC is in production September 17, 2018

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Your spouse can always attend the interview with an updated AoS showing proof of the additional income, which would put you over the poverty limit. In the event it is not accepted by the embassy, your spouse will be placed into AP while you either get a co sponsor, or send in a new AoS next year after you filed taxes showing the presumably higher income.

Can't thank you enough for the suggestions.

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I don't have a lot of time so I am posting this in a bit of a panic.

State Dept. Sent Me An Interview Appointmenr Date Cr-1 Manila Early Dec. 2016, No conditions.

Today, just days away they sent me the below email via IVMNLProcess@state.gov.

I simply can't provide a co-sponsor.

Short story income alone I was not at 125%, I was at 115%, I added bank account and other things divided by 1/3 that took me well over 125%.

Not entered into the record is an additional newly available $11000 in yearly US based family income I was hoping to have wife present to the interviewer. (My AOS was only short $2000 on income).

I'm sunk?

Congratulations on your upcoming immigrant visa interview. Your file is now with the U.S. Embassy in Manila and we have had a chance to review it. Based on our review, you need to bring the following documents with you to your interview:

AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT

From a Qualified Joint Sponsor: Anyone

It appears the Affidavit of Support you provided is incomplete. Please provide the following:

- Signed Affidavit of Support (I-864) from Anyone. Please be aware that photocopied and scanned copies of the completed I-864 will not be accepted.

- U.S. Federal Income Tax Return for most recent

- W-2 Form(s) for most recent

- Affidavit of Support (I-864A) with original signatures from Joint Sponsor and spouse/eco-resident/spouse. Part 5 should be signed by the Qualified Joint Sponsor. The form may be downloaded at http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-864a.pdf. Please be aware that photocopied and scanned copies of the completed I-864A will not be accepted.

- Evidence of U.S. citizenship or status as U.S. Permanent resident

- Evidence of current sustained income

I sent a PM to a very kind senior member but since I am almost out of time I published it here to.

Thank you.

Support evidence is listed as required for the interview process, submit a NEW I-864 and supporting documents for meeting the 125% income requirement.

EVIDENCE OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT. Applicants must provide evidence that they will not become public charges (that is, dependent on U.S. government welfare and assistance).  Form I-864 Affidavit of Support for visa applicants in the IR, F, certain E visa categories, and following-tojoin employment (E) applicants, complete with copies of the sponsor’s U.S. federal income tax return (Form 1040) and wage statements (Forms W-2). The petitioner must provide an Affidavit of Support even if he/she has no income and even if a joint sponsor provides an Affidavit of Support reflecting sufficient funds to provide financial care

https://ph.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/82/2016/08/IV-Applicant-Interview-Preparation-Instructions-08112016-English-365KB.pdf

Also make sure to have everything else listed in the instructions letter.


Visa chase and citizenship.. DONE!

 

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Support evidence is listed as required for the interview process, submit a NEW I-864 and supporting documents for meeting the 125% income requirement.

EVIDENCE OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT. Applicants must provide evidence that they will not become public charges (that is, dependent on U.S. government welfare and assistance). Form I-864 Affidavit of Support for visa applicants in the IR, F, certain E visa categories, and following-tojoin employment (E) applicants, complete with copies of the sponsors U.S. federal income tax return (Form 1040) and wage statements (Forms W-2). The petitioner must provide an Affidavit of Support even if he/she has no income and even if a joint sponsor provides an Affidavit of Support reflecting sufficient funds to provide financial care

https://ph.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/82/2016/08/IV-Applicant-Interview-Preparation-Instructions-08112016-English-365KB.pdf

Also make sure to have everything else listed in the instructions letter.

I added additional information to the record on the space provided ( I-864 Page 11, I believe) well documenting additional ongoing income, since the interview is close. Hopefully I pull it off. Either way, thank you for your time.

I guess the fact I got the sudden email (original post) means they will not let me off the hook with income + assets, at least not without an A+ effort or just plain good luck at the interview.

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USEM does not look at assets for support evidence (friends got nailed by this). NVC does as well as USCIS, but not USEM.

So how should I interpret the above email and why do they bother to allow assets if USEM will nail you anyway? Household income at 125% or nothing?

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So how should I interpret the above email and why do they bother to allow assets if USEM will nail you anyway? Household income at 125% or nothing?

Just as it reads, USEM wants an original I-864, copy of your most recent tax return & W-2, proof of USC (copy of birth certificate or such ) and if using a co-sponsor the I-864A and related info to that person.

With your added income, as you noted earlier, you should be over the 125% mark on your own.

Also you will need the documents listed in the instructions letter I gave you a link to.


Visa chase and citizenship.. DONE!

 

For helpful information  gif animation     CLICK HERE!

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Just as it reads, USEM wants an original I-864, copy of your most recent tax return & W-2, proof of USC (copy of birth certificate or such ) and if using a co-sponsor the I-864A and related info to that person.

With your added income, as you noted earlier, you should be over the 125% mark on your own.

Also you will need the documents listed in the instructions letter I gave you a link to.

Sincere thank you.

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An unrelated employer offered to draft a letter offering the $2000 yearly shortfall in my AOS/125%... as part time salary. The offer is legitimate but will the Embassy look at that as awfully suspicious days before the interview?

Sorry for the continual posts but desperation is having that effect. It should be all over soon.

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