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Finalizing I-130 Application - Final Questions

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Hi all,
 
I'm a first timer posting questions here, as my husband (Australian) and I (US Citizen) are in the final stages of finalizing our  I-130 application to mail to the Chicago Lockbox. 
 
1. BIOMETRICS: How often do they ask Australian's to complete biometrics for I-130 petition? As will be traveling (around the world) while our I-130 petition is pending. Note: My husband (beneficiary) has regularly traveled in and out of the US where fingerprint information has been given.
2. EXPIRED I-130 PDF: On the latest downloadable version of the I-130 the date on the upper right says expires "07/31/2018". We are planning to submit this form soon, but strange it says an expired date. Anyone have /had the same concern?
3. CHANGING ADDRESS: Any tips (or horror stories) about changing the address while having a pending application? My husband will be moving from The Netherlands to Australia, so we want to ensure this message gets across but have heard over communication is key.
4.  HIRING AN APPLICATION REVIEWER: We are about to submit our I-130 on our own (without an official lawyer), but would like a legal professional to review it to give any final recommendations. Has anyone done this, had a good experience/has a referral?
 
Thank you very much and any info on these questions would be greatly appreciated! 😃

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1) it'll happen at interview for beneficiary.  Chances of USC biometrics is rare. 

 

2) the form itself not expired. This is an internal govt expiration date

 

3) just be sure to list on thr I-130 that he will interview in Australia. You cant change the foreign spouses address with the USCIS.  He will have to double check with the NVC he is getting the correct case number at that time.

 

4) i wouldnt bother.

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