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Hi everyone

I unfortunately submitted my 130 and 130a petition forms without my supporting documents.  I received my notice of action receipt form and my check was deposited. Is that an automatic denial? Or will they still send me an RFE?

Please help

Thanks

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9 minutes ago, Ash2019 said:

Hi everyone

I unfortunately submitted my 130 and 130a petition forms without my supporting documents.  I received my notice of action receipt form and my check was deposited. Is that an automatic denial? Or will they still send me an RFE?

Please help

Thanks

What do you mean by supporting documents?  Like the marriage certificate or like chat logs?


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If all you sent was the forms without the required documentation, then one of two things will happen:

  • You will be sent an RFE for the additional items
  • The petition will be denied (if this happens, you would be able to file again)



Trying to send the items at this point in time may be nothing more than an exercise in futility as it may not be matched with the file.


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1 hour ago, Ryan H said:

If all you sent was the forms without the required documentation, then one of two things will happen:

  • You will be sent an RFE for the additional items
  • The petition will be denied (if this happens, you would be able to file again)



Trying to send the items at this point in time may be nothing more than an exercise in futility as it may not be matched with the file.

Would I need to pay again if denied? 

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7 hours ago, NikLR said:

What do you mean by supporting documents?  Like the marriage certificate or like chat logs?

All the supporting documents. I was misinformed about about if i needed to attach initially. I have many of those documents now. Question, could you give me an overview of what is recommended to attach? 

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6 hours ago, Ash2019 said:

Would I need to pay again if denied? 

Yes.  That's why it is called a "filing fee".


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1 hour ago, Ash2019 said:

All the supporting documents. I was misinformed about about if i needed to attach initially. I have many of those documents now. Question, could you give me an overview of what is recommended to attach? 

You will be denied if you didnt provide the basic requirements as outlined in the I-130 instructions.  

See our guides as to recommendations 


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If all you sent was the petition and payment then it will most likely be denied as per new guidelines USCIS will no longer send RFEs, to prevent "placeholder" petitions.  In that case you'll need to send a new petition and payment with the required documents included.  If by forgotten documents you mean evidence of bona fide relationship and you did send all the others such as proof of US citizenship of petitioner, etc., you might just get an RFE.  

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8 minutes ago, carmel34 said:

If all you sent was the petition and payment then it will most likely be denied as per new guidelines USCIS will no longer send RFEs, to prevent "placeholder" petitions.  In that case you'll need to send a new petition and payment with the required documents included.  If by forgotten documents you mean evidence of bona fide relationship and you did send all the others such as proof of US citizenship of petitioner, etc., you might just get an RFE.  

Thank you.  Very informative.  So I can submit a new application before hearing back from the original application? 

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12 hours ago, Ash2019 said:

Thank you.  Very informative.  So I can submit a new application before hearing back from the original application? 

I don't know.  It's a petition not an application.  Please update your profile btw. 


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17 hours ago, Ash2019 said:

Thank you.  Very informative.  So I can submit a new application before hearing back from the original application? 

Nothing stops you from submitting a new petition whenever you want.  You'll probably want to "withdraw" the initial petition.  All you need is to send a letter including the case number along with the new petition.  If you really only sent the I-130 and I-130a along with payment, you are likely to save yourself several months.


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Thank you everyone for your advice. I think I am going to submit a new petition to include all the supporting documents.  I have reviewed the guides on this site fully. Are there any suggestions on any affordable services to help prepare and compile items for visa? I've heard of rapidvisa and 90dayvisa. Since I've spent the $535, I really want to make sure my second submission is PERFECT. Please help. Thanks

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Follow the guides here and post a list of items you plan on sending.  Many of those companies still mess up.  You could hire pushbrk tho.  Lol


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You will either receive a RFE or a denial. It depends on the adjudicator's discretion. If you are denied you need to pay the 535 again and refile. If you receive a RFE you just send in the documents they requested. 

1 hour ago, Ash2019 said:

Thank you everyone for your advice. I think I am going to submit a new petition to include all the supporting documents.  I have reviewed the guides on this site fully. Are there any suggestions on any affordable services to help prepare and compile items for visa? I've heard of rapidvisa and 90dayvisa. Since I've spent the $535, I really want to make sure my second submission is PERFECT. Please help. Thanks

Just wait because you might get lucky and get a RFE. No point of paying again and resending and you dont know the outcome

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