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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Chile

As we circle back to start our petition for removal of conditions for my husband I recall that when we applied for his permanent residency card we petitioned his name as (I'm going to make up a fake name here for the sake of privacy) "Juan Carlos Hernandez" instead of "Juan Carlos Hernandez Gonzalez" as he wanted to drop his maternal last name that they commonly have in Latin American countries so that we would both have just one same last name. The interview officer stated to us that we could not drop the last name during the AOS process, I didn't want to argue or disagree with her so I just said ok that's fine. 

Well we were in the midst of purchasing our home when we went through that interview process so all of our documents state "Juan Carlos Hernandez" since it was our understanding that he would be using that name instead of what's stated on his green card "Juan Carlos Hernandez Gonzalez". Do you all think this is going to be a problem?

Once we received his green card I did email the secretary of the congressman that was helping us in our case since our case took so long regarding the last name, an attorney that helped us originally choose which visa to go for and I also emailed a local Hispanic Outreach Group that has volunteer attorneys. The attorney that originally helped us just stated that she recommended that we wait until naturalization and then request the name change but leave it as so for right now. Should I attach this/these emails to the petition?


We are definitely placing in the other used names section of the I-751 form "Juan Carlos Hernandez". 

Thanks for your help!

Mi Amor & Me:

Met.... 1/2010 on my 1st trip to Chile!

Seven visits between 7/19/2015 - 7/9/2017 (Five me to Chile, Two him to USA)

Engaged .... 11/17/2015

K1/AOS Journey:


11/01/2016 .... I129F sent to Lewisville,TX

11/03/2016 .... I129F delivered/received

11/07/2016 .... NOA1 dated

11/08/2016 .... NOA1 text/email received

11/14/2016 .... NOA1 hardcopy received

04/07/2017 .... RFE notice on USCIS App
04/15/2017 .... RFE hardcopy received

04/20/2017 .... RFE response mailed
04/21/2017 .... RFE response received

06/05/2017 .... APPROVED!! (215 days) USCIS App still states RFE received

06/10/2017 .... NOA2 hardcopy received 
06/20/2017 .... NVC received & case number obtained

06/23/2017 .... Case left NVC

06/29/2017 .... Case received at Santiago embassy
07/21/2017 .... Interview

07/31/2017 .... Medical
08/14/2017 .... Visa in hand

08/28/2017 .... My love comes home! POE: ATL

10/21/2017 .... Wedding Day! ❤️

11/17/17 .... Mailed AOS Packet to Chicago Lockbox

11/20/17 .... Packet received

11/22/17 .... Case # received by text message

12/20/17 ... RFE recieved

1/10/18 ... RFE responded

3/1/18 ... EAD "New Card Being Produced" online (AP no change & no text)

3/6/18 ... EAD/AP card in mail

3/6/18 ... I-797 NOA hard copy received (EAD & AP)

 4/2/18 ... Interview date

 4/2/18 ... Approved!

ROC Journey



2/15/20 ..... Sent package to Phoenix, AZ

2/18/20 ..... Package received



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