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Hello All, 

I am about to start my wife's citizenship process based on the 3 year marriage rule . while reading the documents required I see that i would have to submit our marriage certificate . 
- our marriage was held in india and the certificate was made there . At that time my wife decided to take my family name  but later she decided to use just her original name for all her documents ( license , green card etc ) . How can i mitigate this issue when i submit the documents ? Does she needs to provide an affidavit saying the name on the marriage certificate is my name and I decided to change it to maiden name ? 

Thank you 


USCIS:

FedEx overnight I-130: December 17, 2015
NOA1 hard copy received: January 1, 2016

NOA2 hard copy received: April 24, 2016
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NVC:

Case and IIN Assigned: May 4, 2016

Choice of Agent (DS-261): May 4, 2016

AOS Fee paid: May 4, 2016

IV Fee Paid: May 6, 2016

DS-260 Completed: May 14 , 2016

Case Complete : June 8,2016

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EMBASSY:

Medical Completed : July 22, 2016 review link

Interview : July 28, 2016 APPROVED !!!! review link

Visa issued : July 29, 2016

Visa in hand : August 3, 2016

POE : August 4, 2016 Montreal, Canada

224 days start to finish :dancing:

SSC in hand : August 15 , 2016

Green card : January 14th , 2017

 

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ROC

packet sent : May 5, 2018

package received : May 7, 2018

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In view, your wife will write the surname  and name, same as her green card and she can write other name used , the name in the marriage certificate.    If there is any question about it during interview, she can explain that it is tradition to take husband last name during marriage and then she decided to use her family name , so that it will easy for her , since all the school and  college certificates have before marriage family name. or whatever her reason to keep her family name.  My two cents. 

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Thanks appreciate !


USCIS:

FedEx overnight I-130: December 17, 2015
NOA1 hard copy received: January 1, 2016

NOA2 hard copy received: April 24, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------
NVC:

Case and IIN Assigned: May 4, 2016

Choice of Agent (DS-261): May 4, 2016

AOS Fee paid: May 4, 2016

IV Fee Paid: May 6, 2016

DS-260 Completed: May 14 , 2016

Case Complete : June 8,2016

-------------------------------------------------------

EMBASSY:

Medical Completed : July 22, 2016 review link

Interview : July 28, 2016 APPROVED !!!! review link

Visa issued : July 29, 2016

Visa in hand : August 3, 2016

POE : August 4, 2016 Montreal, Canada

224 days start to finish :dancing:

SSC in hand : August 15 , 2016

Green card : January 14th , 2017

 

-----------------------------------------------------------

ROC

packet sent : May 5, 2018

package received : May 7, 2018

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