Jump to content
MorganandMichael

I-751 Affidavits from Family only?

2 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

Hellooo everyone!

 

I just finished organizing my evidence for the I-751 package and I have a quick question about affidavits. 

 

Now, I know these are secondary evidence and optional. I wasn’t even going to worry about collecting some but being a recent college grad and a current student, we probably don’t have as much financial ties as some other applicants. With the new RFE/NOID rules, I want to make sure we are golden!

 

Now, I’ve read a few places that affidavits from friends can sometimes hold more weight than those from family (harder to pay friends off? I dunno) and that a mix is best. However, since getting married, my husband and I have lived in 3 different places and the friends we are able to see regularly have changed due to distance. The only people I really keep in touch with regularly is family.

 

I do have some old coworkers/classmates I could ask to write something up, but seeing as they live hours away and I haven’t seen them in months, I don’t know if that negates any upper had their affidavits would have over my family.

 

Any thoughts appreciated!


**I am an experienced VJ user whose current job is completing and filing immigration paperwork for individuals. I also teach English as a Second Language and tutor for the U.S. Citizenship exam. I am here for anyone who needs help with anything, and I respond to any any all PMs.**

 

~Just a hopeful hopeless romantic~ Currently: My husband is an LPR, how it's time to help others.

"What's this CD thing?" "I am pretty sure that's your medical stuff" "Really? I was hoping that guy just slipped me his mixtape.."

"Eating all those Cheetos before getting fingerprints done probably wasn't the best idea... The look on the face of the lady who took them - just sheer disappointment"

 

K-1 Visa~
9/28/2015 - I-129f Packet Mailed to Texas Lockbox
10/1/2015 - NOA 1 Email - I-129f sent to California Service Center
10/8/2015 - NOA 1 Hard Copy
10/27/2015 - NOA 2
11/21/2015 - Packet 3 Received
1/08/2916 - Medical! Lots of jabs >.>
2/23/2016 - APPROVED!
6/20/2016 - POE
7/29/2016 - Married <3

AOS ~
9/9/2016 - AOS/AP/EAD packet mailed to Chicago Lockbox
9/11/2016 - Delivered to Chicago Lockbox
9/20/2016 - Received Text/Email NOA1
9/23/2016 - Hard Copy NOA1s
10/12/2016 - Biometrics Appointment
11/04/2016 - AP Status "Approved" EAD "Date of Birth Updated"
11/18/2016 - Received EAD/AP Combo Card!
12/23/2016 - Received Green Card

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Who knows what is going through the case officer's mind when he/she goes through our packet and sees affidavits from friends versus family.  We chose not to wait for friends to respond to our affidavit requests.   We ended up sending in affidavits from only the U.S.Citizen spouse's sister, brother, and sister-in-law.  Again, we don't know how much weight these affidavits had, but we (mother and two daughters) got approved this month (without a RFE from VSC).  Family affidavits are better than no affidavits.  But, affidavits are just one small part of a packet of evidence.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Ask our VJ Immigration Lawyers.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
- Back to Top -


Important Disclaimer: Please read carefully the Visajourney.com Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service you should not access or view any page (including this page) on VisaJourney.com. Answers and comments provided on Visajourney.com Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Visajourney.com does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. VisaJourney.com does not condone immigration fraud in any way, shape or manner. VisaJourney.com recommends that if any member or user knows directly of someone involved in fraudulent or illegal activity, that they report such activity directly to the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You can contact ICE via email at Immigration.Reply@dhs.gov or you can telephone ICE at 1-866-347-2423. All reported threads/posts containing reference to immigration fraud or illegal activities will be removed from this board. If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by contacting us here with a url link to that content. Thank you.
×