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There is an excellent cover letter example for the petition filing of the K1 visa provided on this venue.  I do, however have one question.  The letter lists the passport style pics to be attached to the I-129F form But makes an association between those pics and a form referred to as G-325A.  That form doesn't seem to have any relevance to those pics.  What am I missing?

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I didn't send any cover letters for my applications, all were processed without any problems. Good luck.

 


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Form G325A is a form that is no longer in use by USCIS for just about all applications, including the K1, as of 2017. It was a separate form for biographic information, but now I believe all of the information you would have put on it has been merged into the updated I-129F. In the VisaJourney instructions, there's another directive for sending passport photos that you can follow, unless the USCIS form instructions tell you otherwise.

 

7. One passport-type photo (see specification) of the foreign fiance. Write the full name of the foreign fiance on the back. Place in a plastic bag and label the bag "Photo of (insert foreign fiance name) ". Attach the bag to a sheet of paper and place behind the corresponding I-129F.

AOS from TN Status

 

07/07/2018 -- Married

12/01/2018 -- Mailed AOS package (I-130/I-130A, I-485, I-864, I-765, I-131) to Chicago Lockbox

12/03/2018 [Day 1] -- AOS package received at Chicago Lockbox

12/07/2018 [Day 4] -- Credit card charged $1760 for I-130, I-485 + biometrics fee

12/11/2018 [Day 8] -- Four (4) text alerts confirming receipt of case 

12/17/2018 [Day 14] -- Four (4) hard copy NOAs received in mail (Notice Date: 12/10/2018, Priority Date: 12/03/2018) 

12/21/2018 [Day 18] -- Biometrics notice received

12/24/2018 [Day 21] -- Courtesy letter received for I-693

01/02/2019 [Day 30] -- Biometrics completed 

01/07/2019 [Day 35] -- Biometrics review completed

02/13/2019 [Day 72] -- Case is ready to be scheduled for an interview

03/22/2019 [Day 109] -- EAD/AP approved

03/29/2019 [Day 116] -- EAD/AP combo card received

04/10/2019 [Day 128] -- Interview was scheduled

04/16/2019 [Day 134] -- Interview notice received

05/21/2019 [Day 169] -- AOS interview 

 xx/xx/2019 [Day xxx] -- Green card received 

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59 minutes ago, nerdese said:

Form G325A is a form that is no longer in use by USCIS for just about all applications, including the K1, as of 2017. It was a separate form for biographic information, but now I believe all of the information you would have put on it has been merged into the updated I-129F. In the VisaJourney instructions, there's another directive for sending passport photos that you can follow, unless the USCIS form instructions tell you otherwise.

 

7. One passport-type photo (see specification) of the foreign fiance. Write the full name of the foreign fiance on the back. Place in a plastic bag and label the bag "Photo of (insert foreign fiance name) ". Attach the bag to a sheet of paper and place behind the corresponding I-129F.

Yes, I've seen this paragraph which is in direct conflict with the cover sheet thus my question.  Whoever is in charge of editing the guides for correctness should remove the reference to the G325A IMHO.

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Yes, when I was filing my AOS I noticed that a number of the guides were out of date or referred to old forms no longer in use. They're definitely still useful, but shouldn't be used as the primary source of info! When in doubt, consult form instructions as they'll always be kept updated.


AOS from TN Status

 

07/07/2018 -- Married

12/01/2018 -- Mailed AOS package (I-130/I-130A, I-485, I-864, I-765, I-131) to Chicago Lockbox

12/03/2018 [Day 1] -- AOS package received at Chicago Lockbox

12/07/2018 [Day 4] -- Credit card charged $1760 for I-130, I-485 + biometrics fee

12/11/2018 [Day 8] -- Four (4) text alerts confirming receipt of case 

12/17/2018 [Day 14] -- Four (4) hard copy NOAs received in mail (Notice Date: 12/10/2018, Priority Date: 12/03/2018) 

12/21/2018 [Day 18] -- Biometrics notice received

12/24/2018 [Day 21] -- Courtesy letter received for I-693

01/02/2019 [Day 30] -- Biometrics completed 

01/07/2019 [Day 35] -- Biometrics review completed

02/13/2019 [Day 72] -- Case is ready to be scheduled for an interview

03/22/2019 [Day 109] -- EAD/AP approved

03/29/2019 [Day 116] -- EAD/AP combo card received

04/10/2019 [Day 128] -- Interview was scheduled

04/16/2019 [Day 134] -- Interview notice received

05/21/2019 [Day 169] -- AOS interview 

 xx/xx/2019 [Day xxx] -- Green card received 

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26 minutes ago, ram1009 said:

Yes, I've seen this paragraph which is in direct conflict with the cover sheet thus my question.  Whoever is in charge of editing the guides for correctness should remove the reference to the G325A IMHO.

 That sounds like a good idea. The proper place to make such a suggestion is to post your comment at the Site-Related Discussion Forum.

 

https://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/14-site-related-discussion-updates-ideas-etc/


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