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Hey everyone,


This is my first time getting advice on this site so please bear with me!  


We are filling out the k1 visa form and there is a section asking for the beneficiary's name and address in their native alphabet.  Is this nexessary?  


My fiancee is japanese.  I'm assuming the purpose of this section is for sending anything to the beneficiary that they need to but we give the address using Roman letters above it.  I have sent multiple packages and letters to Japan and Roman letters or Japanese symbols can be used to send mail.  So is it really necessary to rewrite in the Japanese alphabet?


I should also specify that when you look at her passport, even there they use Roman letters for her name so to me it seems redundant to put the address in Japanese characters when you can use Japanese characters or Roman characters to send mail to Japan.


Thank you!

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You should fill out the form and give all the information requested, as requested. Uscis do not normally contact or send information to the beneficiary, they deal only with the petitioner.

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It is not just about the address. It is about her real name. And in japan that is specified by kanji not with romaji.


fill out in japanese as requested.

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Hey everyone,


I'm currently applying for a k1 visa for my fiancee.  It asks for residential and work history for the past 5 years.  I did an unpaid internship at one of the railway companies in Japan a few years ago and they had me stay in one of their hotels.  The internship was from the end of May until the end of July so a total of about 2 months.  This was a summer internship so I stayed with my parents before and after the internship until classes started again.  Should I put the hotel in Japan as my residential address or put my parents home as the residential address for that period of time?


Thank you!

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Our journey:


September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

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