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 I found this tonight doing a random search. If a K-1 visa does the A-135 financial support form, is this saying that you only have to meet the 100% guideline of poverty? I had always thought it was you had to be at 125% above. Read it and see what you think 

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for the visa you just need 100%  but when you AOS you need to have 125%


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COs from some countries want to see at least 125% anyway. The I-134 is only a tool to help the CO address the public charge issue, unlike the I-864 where there is a mandatory requirement.


Timelines:

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AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

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I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

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29 minutes ago, geowrian said:

COs from some countries want to see at least 125% anyway. The I-134 is only a tool to help the CO address the public charge issue, unlike the I-864 where there is a mandatory requirement.

I'm pretty sure I have to supply the I-134,  when I do my K-1, petition. Or at least supply it for her. I'm just not sure if it is 100% or 125% now after reading this.

. I'll just stick with 125% for now.   I'm pretty sure I have to supply the A-130 for when I do my petition. Or at least supply it for her. I'm just not sure if it is 100% or 125%. I'll just stick with 125% for now. 

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9 minutes ago, COUSA said:

I'm pretty sure I have to supply the A-130 for when I do my petition.

I'm not sure what an A-130 is...?

If you meant I-130...then this is never used for a fiance/fiancee.

 

If doing a K-1, then an I-134 should be ready for the embassy interview (it's not provided with the I-129F or any point sooner than the interview).

After entry on the K-1 visa, you would marry within 90 days then file an I-485 for AOS. This requires an I-864.

Edited by geowrian

Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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15 hours ago, COUSA said:

I'm pretty sure I have to supply the I-134,  when I do my K-1, petition. Or at least supply it for her. I'm just not sure if it is 100% or 125% now after reading this.

. I'll just stick with 125% for now.   I'm pretty sure I have to supply the A-130 for when I do my petition. Or at least supply it for her. I'm just not sure if it is 100% or 125%. I'll just stick with 125% for now. 

The I-134 is only required at the interview not when you submit the K-1 petition/application. She will need a copy at the interview and USEM does except a "copy" and your not required to present an original I-134. USEM only requires 100% and AOS requires 125%. They will use the following items to determine your ability to provide for your family members.

 

EVIDENCE OF SUPPORT. You should be able to demonstrate that you will not become a public charge or be a burden on the U.S. taxpayers for financial support. A completed I-134 Affidavit of Support Form (https://www.uscis.gov/i-134) K1/K2 Interview Preparation Instructions – English (February 2014)  Page 3 of 9 with an original signature will be useful to the consular officer to evaluate your petitioner’s ability to be financially responsible for you. You should also submit your petitioner’s most recent U.S. Federal income tax transcripts and wage statements (Form W-2). Employment letters stating salaries and bank statements may be included to substantiate the I-134. Get the IRS transcript here: https://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript Use this link to determine the income levels needed https://www.uscis.gov/i-864p.


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Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

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Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

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Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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Hey guys. My fiance is worrying about the I-134 affidavit of support for her interview. She keeps on asking me for 3 months of my pay stubbs when I've already given her 3 years of w-2, 1040, and irs transcripts. Along with that I've given her my bank statements as well as my employment certificate. I make over 200 percent of the poverty guideline for 4 people and still, she ask me for my bank stubbs. Is what I stated enough or is she right? 

Edited by jswilliams6693

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You have given enough.  Sounds like there is some girl talk going on along the way. See my post above for what typically is asked for and use your embassy P3 letter for specific requirements. 


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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