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THE WORK NUMBER LETTER OF EMPLOYMENT I-485

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 I have been required to summit letter of employment from my employer as a joint sponsor for family based I-485,  in my case, my employer has refused to give an employment letter and instead has directed  me to The Work Number website, that they don't give individual letters no more. The letter from the website just confirms the basics like Verification type: Immigration: Employer name , Division,  period of employment status, most recent start date, totat time with employer, job title, rate of pay hourly, and Income for 2015, 2016, and 2017  and the states The verification was authorized and approved via electronic signature - my Company name. Any idea how USCIS treats work employment verification letter from The Work Number? I am wondering if that will meet the Letter of Employment required by USCIS on Form I 485?  Can anyone share past experience on this issue as ASAP please!.

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29 minutes ago, Diome said:

 I have been required to summit letter of employment from my employer as a joint sponsor for family based I-485,  in my case, my employer has refused to give an employment letter and instead has directed  me to The Work Number website, that they don't give individual letters no more. The letter from the website just confirms the basics like Verification type: Immigration: Employer name , Division,  period of employment status, most recent start date, totat time with employer, job title, rate of pay hourly, and Income for 2015, 2016, and 2017  and the states The verification was authorized and approved via electronic signature - my Company name. Any idea how USCIS treats work employment verification letter from The Work Number? I am wondering if that will meet the Letter of Employment required by USCIS on Form I 485?  Can anyone share past experience on this issue as ASAP please!.

Should be fine. Your taxes/W2s will be more important - employment letter is more of supplemental proof.  I included a WorkNumber verification as well as pay stubs with my I-864ez .  Luckily for me , my salary also changed recently which wasn't updated immediately after in the WorkNumber verification so I managed to finagle a a signed letter from HR as well.


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USCIS Phase (Married in England September 3, 2016!)
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  • 09-22-2016:  I-130 Mailed to Chicago Lockbox (USPS Priority)
  • 09-25-2016:  USPS Priority delivery confirmation
  • 09-26-2016:  Priority date assigned (USC Spouse)
  • 09-28-2016:  I-797C NOA1 Email/Text received, check cashed; case sent to Nebraska Service Center
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  • 03-16-2017:  NOA2 Approval Date
  • 03-22-2017:  USCIS sent case to NVC, Case Status changed to "We sent your case to the Department of State for visa processing"
  • 03-23-2017:  NOA2 Harcdopy received

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  • 03-30-2017:  Case Received By NVC
  • 04-04-2017:  Case # and IIN Assigned (called NVC to confirm)
  • 04-05-2017:  DS-261 unlocked & completed, called NVC and reviewed over the phone (IV fee will unlock after a week)
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