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Hi. I've posted on here a while back. My husband and I have finally received are marriage certificate and are ready to file. My husband is American but is moving back to Florida before winter hits here in canada. Is it ok that we file the application when he is still living here in Canada with me ?  Thanks

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1 minute ago, JessC said:

Hi. I've posted on here a while back. My husband and I have finally received are marriage certificate and are ready to file. My husband is American but is moving back to Florida before winter hits here in canada. Is it ok that we file the application when he is still living here in Canada with me ?  Thanks

I do not see a problem doing that, does he have access to all of the supporting documents needed to build the perition package with him?

 

if so, they go ahead and prepare the package and include the payment and send to the lockbox to be submitted.

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1 minute ago, florida racer 73 said:

I do not see a problem doing that, does he have access to all of the supporting documents needed to build the perition package with him?

 

if so, they go ahead and prepare the package and include the payment and send to the lockbox to be submitted.

Yes. You mean the Application package, marriage certificate and any other proof of relationship along with payment ? 

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Just now, JessC said:

Yes. You mean the Application package, marriage certificate and any other proof of relationship along with payment ? 

Yes correct, also petitioner has to show proof of his US citenship, ex: birth certificate, his passport, if I remember photos for biographic information

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16 minutes ago, JessC said:

Hi. I've posted on here a while back. My husband and I have finally received are marriage certificate and are ready to file. My husband is American but is moving back to Florida before winter hits here in canada. Is it ok that we file the application when he is still living here in Canada with me ?  Thanks

You have to file as soon as possible.

 

Because the entire process will take at least one year.


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One question---how long has he been living abroad?

He will have to also prove US domicile depending on how long he's been living with you in Canada...as well as taking care of any back taxes/filing for the US.

 

You posted in the ROC section of the forums, but I assume you are now getting ready to file the CR-1 spouse visa?


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46 minutes ago, Going through said:

One question---how long has he been living abroad?

He will have to also prove US domicile depending on how long he's been living with you in Canada...as well as taking care of any back taxes/filing for the US.

 

You posted in the ROC section of the forums, but I assume you are now getting ready to file the CR-1 spouse visa?

Sorry yes the CR-1 spouse visa. He's been in Canada for about 8 years.  That is the only issue. He has not filed UStaxes since he's been in Canada. 

Forgot to mention his dad lives in Florida and we plan on using him as my sponsor. 

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1 hour ago, JessC said:

Sorry yes the CR-1 spouse visa. He's been in Canada for about 8 years.  That is the only issue. He has not filed UStaxes since he's been in Canada. 

Forgot to mention his dad lives in Florida and we plan on using him as my sponsor. 

The dad cannot be a sponsor. He can be co-sponsor though. Your husband will be a sponsor no matter what. He needs to file his taxes and establish domicile.


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2 hours ago, JessC said:

Sorry yes the CR-1 spouse visa. He's been in Canada for about 8 years.  That is the only issue. He has not filed UStaxes since he's been in Canada. 

Forgot to mention his dad lives in Florida and we plan on using him as my sponsor. 

He's going to need to get the lapse of past tax filings in order...it can certainly become an issue for you (in terms of him establishing domicile to sponsor you for the CR-1) if he doesn't, as mentioned in a couple of your past threads.


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July 22, 2017 (Day 08) - Biometrics appointment scheduled online, letter mailed out

July 25, 2017 (Day 11) - Biometrics PDF posted online

July 28, 2017 (Day 14) - Biometrics letter received in the mail, appointment for 08/08/17

Aug 08, 2017 (Day 24) - Biometrics (fingerprinting) completed

Aug 14, 2017 (Day 30) - Online EGOV status shows "Interview Scheduled, will mail appointment letter"

Aug 16, 2017 (Day 32) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Interview Scheduled, read the letter we mailed you..."

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Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Oath Ceremony Notice mailed"

Sep. 28, 2017 (Day 75) - Oath Ceremony Letter PDF posted online--Ceremony for 10/19/17

Oct. 02, 2017 (Day 79) -  Oath Ceremony Letter received in the mail

Oct. 19, 2017 (Day 96) -  Oath Ceremony-- read my experience here

 

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2 hours ago, Going through said:

He's going to need to get the lapse of past tax filings in order...it can certainly become an issue for you (in terms of him establishing domicile to sponsor you for the CR-1) if he doesn't, as mentioned in a couple of your past threads.

I know. Going to be a job in itself. Is this something we should do before filing ?  Any idea what the process is like for back filing for US taxes? 😖😖

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