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I-130 Approved from USCIS London. What NEXT? Translations & Military Records!

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Hi Everyone,

My file for Alien Relative has been approved and I received a confirmation letter and a link to the embassy website to check all the supporting documents I need to have at the interview.

My questions are:

 

- I am an Italian filing from London UK. All the supporting documents needs to be translated including vaccines certificates or birth certificate, Italian police certificates? (considering translations are ££/word, I am facing bankruptcy here :))

 

- Military records: In my case I was enlisted in the Italian Army but never did the boot camping training because I requested to do the Civil Service (Servizio Civile) in Italy very long time ago, I don't have any paper after moving out from my hometown. Anyone who shared the same experience knows anything about this and what can I do?

 

Thanks everyone, appreciate any help.

 

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11 hours ago, Mile2509 said:

- I am an Italian filing from London UK. All the supporting documents needs to be translated including vaccines certificates or birth certificate, Italian police certificates? (considering translations are ££/word, I am facing bankruptcy here :))

I'm pretty sure you can self-translate as long as you verify that you are qualified to do so. This is how it was when I did Moscow DCF.

 

11 hours ago, Mile2509 said:

- Military records: In my case I was enlisted in the Italian Army but never did the boot camping training because I requested to do the Civil Service (Servizio Civile) in Italy very long time ago, I don't have any paper after moving out from my hometown. Anyone who shared the same experience knows anything about this and what can I do?

You will need to provider whatever military records they have requested. Are you sure there's nothing you can get from your home country for that? From the official DOS site about documents from Italy:

 

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Available. The Foglio Matricolare is the usual record of military service. It gives complete details regarding military service, including convictions before court martials. Officers are issued the Stato di Servizio that contains more complete information than the Congedo Illimitato that is merely a discharge certificate. Military records may not be available to those who have not reported to their military district after leaving Italy. There is an fee for this service.

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/Visa-Reciprocity-and-Civil-Documents-by-Country/Italy.html


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26-Jul-2016: Married abroad (USC + Russian husband) 👩‍❤️‍👨
21-Dec-2016: I-130 filed at Moscow USCIS field office*
29-Dec-2016: I-130 approved! Yay! 🎊 

17-Jan-2017: Case number received

21-Mar-2017: Medical Exam completed

24-Mar-2017: Interview at Embassy - approved! 🎉

29-Mar-2017: CR-1 Visa received (via mail)

02-Apr-2017: USCIS Immigrant (GC) Fee paid

28-Jun-2017: Port of Entry @ PDX 🛩️

21-Jul-2017: No SSN after three weeks; applied in person at the SSA

22-Jul-2017: GC arrived in the mail 📬

31-Jul-2017: SSN arrived via mail, hurrah!

 

*NOTE: The USCIS Field Office in Moscow is now CLOSED.

 

I-90 GC Replacment (for Erroneous GC)

22-Jul-2017: GC arrives in the mail – error in middle name 😕

01-Aug-2017: Sent in I-90 online via website

05-Aug-2017: Biometrics scheduled

23-Aug-2017: Biometrics done @ USCIS office; told to keep GC!

16-Jul-2018: RFE for original card!! 🤬

31-Jul-2018: USCIS Appointment at local field office..

22-Aug-2018: Mailed GC back to USCIS in response to RFE

29-Aug-2018: GC received by USCIS

17-Sep-2018: Received CORRECTED GC in the mail! Finally!! 😂

 

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28-Jun-2019: Conditional GC expires

30-Mar-2019: Eligible to apply for ROC

01-Apr-2019: ROC in the mail to Phoenix AZ lockbox! 📫

03-Apr-2019: ROC packet delivered to lockbox

09-Apr-2019: USCIS cashed check

09-Apr-2019: Case number received via text - MSC 📲

12-Apr-2019: Extension letter arrives via mail

19-Apr-2019: Biometrics letter arrives via mail

30-Apr-2019: Biometrics appointment at local office  

??-???-2019: TBA...

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