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I have few questions. Hopefully someone can give me answers. It is very much appreciated. Here is the situation. My mom was visiting me as a tourist in the US. I am a US citizen. I decided to file for her Green card especially with this Covid 19 shut down. My understnading is that I need to fill out I-130, I-485 and -I 864 all together.

When I was filling out I-485, I come accross this:

- Part 8, Question 61: Self-Sufficiency - Are you exempt from the public charge ground of inadmissibility?
I believe the answer to this question is "No".

1- Do I need to complete I-944 form as well?

2- If the answer is yes. Do I need to include any documents with that?

3- Is there a model sample that I can follow to fill out the form./

 

Thanks

 

 

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
Timeline
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19 minutes ago, Fromspace said:

- Part 8, Question 61: Self-Sufficiency - Are you exempt from the public charge ground of inadmissibility?
I believe the answer to this question is "No".

Correct. All family-based immigrants are not.

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1- Do I need to complete I-944 form as well?

Yes. Well, she does...the I485 and I-944 are hers. The I-130 and I-864 are yours.

The I-131 + I-765 (no extra fee - no reason not to file these too) are hers.

 

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2- If the answer is yes. Do I need to include any documents with that?

See the instructions for what to send. Much of it will depend on her circumstances. She may not have anything to attach. She may have several items to attach.

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3- Is there a model sample that I can follow to fill out the form./

Not on VJ (at least officially) currently. It's a very broad form...what applies to one person could be mountains different than somebody else.

Edited by geowrian

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

12/1/16: sent

12/14/16: 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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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
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6 minutes ago, Fromspace said:

Thanks geowrian,

I have one more question: If I am going to submit  all these forms together, living in mass, where should I send all these forms to?

For concurrent filings, this goes to the Chicago lock box (https://www.uscis.gov/i-130-addresses):

"If you are filing Form I-130 with Form I-485, and you live in the United States:

Mail your application to:

USCIS Chicago Lockbox

For U.S. Postal Service (USPS) deliveries:

USCIS
P.O. Box 805887
Chicago, IL 60680-4120

For FedEx, UPS, and DHL deliveries:

USCIS
FBAS
131 South Dearborn, 3
rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-5517
"


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:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/16: sent

12/14/16: 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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Military? That's the only thing that comes to mind where they could qualify for naturalization so quickly.


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

12/1/16: sent

12/14/16: 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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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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I know you may have looked at my timeline. My wife who entered the US in 2017. She has not been a USC yet. But I am a USC. I can file for my mom.

 

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1 minute ago, Fromspace said:

I know you may have looked at my timeline. My wife who entered the US in 2017. She has not been a USC yet. But I am a USC. I can file for my mom.

That would explain it. Thanks.


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

12/1/16: sent

12/14/16: 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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