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My wife (Chinese) and I (USA) are almost finished with the I-130 and getting all the documents ready.  Petition will be submitted Tues, Feb 19 at 2pm at the Beijing Consulate.  On the I-130 page 7, we are asked to give employer information my wife has whether we work in the US or not.  She translates for a US company, but is considered a contracted worker and not an employee.  Is it not accurate to include this?  I'd imagine it would be beneficial for the consulate to know that we have expected income from this company as we move to the states, but it is more important to be accurate.


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January 10, 2011 Began Dating

January 20, 2012 Engaged

January 19, 2013 Married

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Receive CR-1 Visa for her before Summer 2018

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I might be wrong but I believe the question "in the US" means physically inside of the country.

 

If she is contracted and paid all in China in the local currency, my hunch is that it is not considered "working in the US"....but again, I don't know for sure.


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