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What if you want to give money to your fiance living in a different country, how would you be able to prove that? For example like cash$. I know that if you go through western union you can keep receipt records but I'm talking about cash here $$$$. I like to give cash and not pay a %fee through a middle man.... Any suggestion????

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Simply from a safety standpoint, unless you two are together, (in which case it wouldn't matter?) I can't see why you'd want to send cash anyway...

A money order or check would be much better IMO.


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What if you want to give money to your fiance living in a different country, how would you be able to prove that? For example like cash$. I know that if you go through western union you can keep receipt records but I'm talking about cash here $$$$. I like to give cash and not pay a %fee through a middle man.... Any suggestion????

Thanks

Hello....let me see if I have this straight. You are from New York and you want to give CASH to your fiance living in a different country...say Vietnam. How do you prove this? When you find a way to prove that you gave cash to her, please post the results as I am sure many people on here would like to know how this is done! With cash, there is no way to prove it.

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Withdraw the cash from you bank and keep the receipt. Travel to meet fiancee. Have them sign and date the receipt and state they have the money and take a picture. :)

I don't see how you can prove it, unless you use WU or hand it off in person. Any significant cash should never be sent via the mail, since those letters have a nice chance of getting 'lost.'

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I hope you are not planning on mailing cash. And if you plan on seeing her in person and giving her cash....spring for the extra buck to get a money order (or something similar)! It would be worth it!!!


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If you are hoping to use that as proof of a relationship, I'd think again about that. It only shows you are giving money to someone who may or may not be using you.

Exactly! As stated before, USCIS is more likely to care that you've met in person, spent time together and know each other well enough.

I understand WHY you wish to give cash, I guess you are supporting your fiancee and wish to show this support, but better supporting evidence to supply at interview is telephone records, emails etc etc.

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I don't think Western Union is a percentage. I live in Texas and I can send up to $300 for only a $6 fee. That's cheaper than transfering money in the U.S. which starts at around $15 I think. $6 is 2% of $300. Cheap in my opinion.

Money orders are not expensive either but I don't know if they are harder to cash. Western Unions are pretty much everywhere in VN.


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Try wiing the money. Xoom.com is cheaper than Western Union, but both offer online reciepts, you can either print and mail, or scren capture and e-mail.

If you bank has elctronic banking, asn she has a bank accont, you ned her routing number and accunt, and you can wire the money. Orint off a reciept from your bank, or provide a copy of your bank statement.

All in all you need to show you haveprovided some support to help prove a relationship, and to USCIS the American MUST prove income and ability to supoor so the new citizen IS NOT a burden on the social system.

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I got a smaller credit card of mine put in my fiancé's name. That works very well. I get monthly statements and it is only $5 for her to get money. It is working out well

My aunt is going back to Vietnam so I figured I would pass some money to her to give to my fiancé to help her out with bills, food and school. I just wanted to show financial support in helping her out. I know that giving cash is hard to provide. I also figured that there might be no way of showing proof when it comes to cash. I though I ask people here if you have any ideas.I guess (WU) might be the only way to show proof. I though (Western Union) was changing 20% for money transferring…Thanks for the info. In Vietnam they don't used credit cards so that ouf of the question...


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I got a smaller credit card of mine put in my fiancé's name. That works very well. I get monthly statements and it is only $5 for her to get money. It is working out well

My aunt is going back to Vietnam so I figured I would pass some money to her to give to my fiancé to help her out with bills, food and school. I just wanted to show financial support in helping her out. I know that giving cash is hard to provide. I also figured that there might be no way of showing proof when it comes to cash.

Giving someone money is NOT proof of a relationship.

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I got a smaller credit card of mine put in my fiancé's name. That works very well. I get monthly statements and it is only $5 for her to get money. It is working out well

My aunt is going back to Vietnam so I figured I would pass some money to her to give to my fiancé to help her out with bills, food and school. I just wanted to show financial support in helping her out. I know that giving cash is hard to provide. I also figured that there might be no way of showing proof when it comes to cash.

Giving someone money is NOT proof of a relationship.

Good point. I guess I wouldn't bother with that than...


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I got a smaller credit card of mine put in my fiancé's name. That works very well. I get monthly statements and it is only $5 for her to get money. It is working out well

My aunt is going back to Vietnam so I figured I would pass some money to her to give to my fiancé to help her out with bills, food and school. I just wanted to show financial support in helping her out. I know that giving cash is hard to provide. I also figured that there might be no way of showing proof when it comes to cash.

Giving someone money is NOT proof of a relationship.

I completely agree that giving someone money is not, in and of itself, proof of a relationship. I do wonder however, if demonstrating support of your fiance(e) would/could be one part of a total picture of an ongoing relationship. I have often wondered if this fact would be looked on favorably or unfavorably by the consulate officer (CO) during the visa interview.

On the possible favorable side, the petitioner is demonstrating their comittment to support the beneficiary (loosely analagous to the support demostrations that will be required later at the approval phase via I-134, etc).

On the possible unfavorable side, the consular officer may view this support in a negative light: ie that the beneficiary is somehow demonstrating a (financial) dependancy on the petitioner. Even if no such dependancy actually exists, could the Consular Officer latch on to a perception of one?

Folks, please...No Flames...Please read the whole post...It's an honest question regarding perception of the CO at the visa interview.

Nowhere here am I saying that one should or should not provide money or other financial support to their beneficiary. Everyone should do as their circumstances and heart dictate.

Nowhere here am I saying that demonstration of support during the pre-interview timeline is asked for or required by any rule, form, law or any other such governmental vehicle.

The question is what is your opinion regarding the disclosure of any financial support that you may have given in terms of its potential impact on the CO at the visa interview: Irrelevent?, Beneficial?, Negative?

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