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Help arranging evidence for I-129F

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Everyone,

 

I am nearly finished assembling the packet of information for my I-129F. So far, the pile of paper is more than 1/2 inch thick!

 

Most of it is pretty straight forward, but I am in a quandary on how to best arrange some of the evidence of our meetings. I have traveled to my fiancee's country five times, and have an odd assortment of airline boarding passes, flight itinerary, hotel reservations, hotel receipts, rental car contracts, and vacation house rental agreements. There are some missing items, I don't have everything for every visit.

 

My question is, should I organize it by visit (5 groups of evidence, for the 5 individual visits, with tickets, receipts, etc. together for each visit).

Or should I put all of the tickets together as one group, and all of the hotel receipts as another group, etc.?

 

Thanks in advance!

 

Steve

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Doesn't matter, put it together however you feel is the easiest. Only proof that you have met within the last 2 year, trips before that is unecessary.

 

And do NOT send any originals. Only photocopies.

Edited by Scandi

K-1: 12-22-2015 - 09-07-2016 (260 days)

AP: 12-20-2016 - 04-07-2017 (108 days)

EAD: 01-18-2017 - 05-30-2017 (132 days)

AOS: 12-20-2016 - 07-26-2017 (217 days)

 

ROC: 04-19-2019 earliest filing date

 

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I would just organize things by trip, but it really doesn’t matter. Just to be sure to make it clear which is the evidence that supports having met in the last 2 years. So perhaps organize it in reverse chronological order.


Relationship:     First met 2015, Married since Oct 2016

Spoiler

2015 Apr - First met and started chatting online (he was in the US on a J-1 visa)

2015 Sep - J-1 visa expires (2 year home stay requirement)

2016 Feb - First trip to China (10 days): met friends and family, celebrated Spring Festival (Chinese New Year), lots of sightseeing (including seeing pandas), and lots of food

2016 Feb 06 - Purchase matching jade necklaces to mark engagement

2016 Jun/Jul - Second trip to China (10 days): lots more sightseeing, food, and time with friends/family

2016 Sep/Oct - Third trip to China (10 days) this time with my parents so that my parents could meet him and his mom, along with lots of sightseeing and food (i'm sure you've picked up on a trend by now :D)

2016 Oct - At the end of the time in China my parents, myself, and Xuan all traveled to Canada (7 days) so that we could get married, but unfortunately his mom couldn't come along with us.

2016 Oct 08 - Wedding day on top of Mount Washington on Vancouver Island, and it had just snowed the night before. (L)(L)

2017 Jan - Fourth trip to China (7 days), you guessed it: food, family, friends, spring festival, ...


The CR-1 Process:    NOA1 - PD 27 Dec 2016 (TSC)

Spoiler

2016 Dec 21 - Sent I-130 packet (along with G-1145 for e-notification) by USPS priority mail express (1-day), but missed the pick-up so it won't actually leave till the next day

2016 Dec 23 - Delivery confirmed by USPS

2017 Jan 03 - Payment drawn from bank account

2017 Jan 04 - Text and email confirming USCIS receipt of petition, assignment to Texas Service Center for processing and SRC case number

2017 Jan 09 - Received I-797c notice of action by mail (NOA1) with assigned priority date of 27 Dec 2016

2017 ??? ......... just waiting patiently for NOA2 (hopefully by April/May if they ever stop transferring cases from Nebraska)

 

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