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  1. Hi All, I need help regarding the RFE I received recently for the application(I-751) I submitted in August 2018 to Remove conditions. They mentioned in the letter that the evidence provided is insufficient to prove a good faith marriage. They go on to mention that they have received the following from me Lease Joint Account Bank Statement (with one page of transactions) Tax returns. Photos, travel and affidavits And they failed to acknowledge receipt of the following other documents I submitted Health and life insurance which shows my name and my spouse's name. Joint Car insurance. Joint Costco membership card. Individual credit card statements. As they have mentioned not to submit copies of documents previously submitted. Should I submit the other 4 again? Looks like they lost these documents. Also, In addition to the above documents, I'm going to provide the following financial documents 6 months of Joint Credit Card Statements (Shows only my name in the statement, but my spouse is on it as well). Individual, Bank Statements (Checking and Savings) for a duration of 2 years showing the same Home address. Shared Utility Bill (Car Parking) for a duration of 2 years showing both names. Do I submit these documents the same way I submitted my application packet? Thanks for reading! Any help is greatly appreciated.
  2. Please help me and sign this petition that requesting WH to look into amending the Immigration Nationality Act that revokes valid immigrant visas and approved petitons after the main applicant passes away. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/amend-immigrantion-nationality-act-revokes-petition-surviving-relatives-when-main-applicant-passes-away
  3. Can someone please tell us where to send our petition I130 to? ive been residing in Bali Indonesia for 2 years now living with my wife. I still have a address in Colorado Springs, Colorado . I’ll be working and living in Colorado this coming May thru August then coming back to Bali to be with my wife. Since I was living outside the USA do we send I30 to Dallas or Chicago? And would it be better or any faster or safer to mail from the USA or hand in person to maybe a office in Denver ? I would use fedex or dhl from Bali Indonesia if not. And send it 3 day priority or something? Also do we can send photocopies of all documents in case it gets lost correct ? They don’t need originals? thanks
  4. Hello, My situation is: I'm a US citizen, never employed, and I'm dependent on my parent. they have been maintaining me my whole life. So I never filed taxes in my whole life. and I do not make any type of income ! nor I have any assets. The Case: I got married and my wife is filing AOS. For the affidavit, I had a joint sponsor filing separate i864. For my i864 I believe I'm required to attach a letter stating why I never filed taxes. what should be the reason to write, since I want it to look formal. I had this sample but I think it might need to be edited To Whom It May Concern I, ABCD, XXX's spouse and petitioning sponsor. I did not file any income tax return yet because I was and still dependent and maintained by my parents upon their income. Since I never had job or made any income of any type, I was not required to file an income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service. I, ABCD, certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the information I have provided in this statement are true and correct. Sincerely, ABCD help please or edit the sample Thanks
  5. Hi! I am a lawful permanent resident at the moment and will be filing my citizenship this May 2020. Also, I am getting married in the Philippines this April 2020. I am planning to petition my then spouse after I take my oath and get my certificate of naturalization. I need an advice whether to change my last name or not on my marriage certificate to be filed in the Philippines. Would this cause conflict when I apply for my citizenship? Should I just wait for my citizenship application to legally change my name? If so, what would be the effect of this when I petition my spouse after obtaining my citizenship knowing that my legal name would already be different from what is on the marriage certificate. Please help.
  6. Hello everyone, my mother is a legal permanent resident and she does not work, my sister will also be my sponsor and lives with my mother. I know that my mother should fill out the I864 form but my sister which form should fill out, I864 or I864a ? My priority date is February 23, 2015. Thanks in advance.
  7. HI Vjers, Just wanted to get your opinion... I would like to petition my mom and daughter. What would be the pros and cons for filing the petition at the same time and the pros and cons for filing the petition separately? (like few months away from each other) Thank you in advance.
  8. Hi all, I'm in the States with a work visa, soon to get married to the woman I love (yay!) she's from MA (her parents live there) but we both live and work in NYC Since we'll have to go through the AoS procedure, question: Does it make any difference if we get the marriage license and certificate in MA or NY state, when it comes to the Adjustment of Status procedure? I mean I don't want to go to any MA USCIS offices because we got married there, lol. Thanks!
  9. hello fellow vjers, I'm currently filling out the form I-130 to petition my daughter. I am a US citizen. One question that I encountered is "Provide the address in the US where the beneficiary intends to live". Me and my husband currently resides in my sister-in-law's house and plan to move out soon. As to where and when, there is no specific date yet since my husband is currently an active military member so we might be stationed somewhere or if we buy a house before my daughter arrives here. Anyway, with that being said, is it safe to provide my sister-in-law's address for the application? Has anyone else had the same issue? How did you resolve it? What was/could the/be the impact in the application? Please advise. Thank you.
  10. I initiated petition case for my husband in March 2018, He had his visa interview on 08/05/2019, was told he got approved and to wait for his passport to be returned to him in about 3 weeks, it’s been over two months now and he hasn’t received his passport, his case in the CEAC page shows ready for interview and it shows it has been updated several times, 09/30, 10/07, 10/08, 10/11 and 10/17, the embassy is only saying we have to wait and aren’t explaining what this means. We had a baby girl in May 2019 and he hasn’t been able to meet her. This wait is the worst.. Anyone experience something similar?
  11. how can i work out when my petition became current im trying to work out cspa age out dob-20/10/1996 petitoin filed in march 2007 approved july 2010
  12. Just to be clear this is not a question related to my husband and I. My husband's cousin was on the F24 Visa since 2013, at the end of 2018 he married a U.S. Citizen and so his I-130 petition was filed December 2018 for the CR1 visa. About a month ago he was given the NVC case number and options to upload his documents for his F24 visa. Nothing was done because he and his wife are aware that that application is no longer valid and must await the CR1 visa approval from USCIS and NVC. The questions are: is there any thing they can do to speed up the CR1 Visa application considering he would have arrived in the U.S. already with the F24 Visa (two of his sisters also on that same visa, same time, are already in the U.S.)? Are there any penalties or fines that they have to pay for not having cancelled the F24 visa prior to petitioning him for the CR1 visa? Any other concerns they should have? Hopefully this is enough info to get some answers, but if not, ask away. Thank you in advance to all!
  13. Hey everyone. So, we have submitted our I-130 petition on November 1st 2018 and when I checked my case status today it said that a "Request for Initial Evidence" was sent on July 15th 2019. I am so frustrated. What does this mean? It also states that they will not be working on our case until they receive the "Evidence" or when the deadline expires. What "Evidence" do they need? What does that even mean? The process is just so exhausting. Life has been full of constantly waiting. Whoever had the same problem, please let me know how it worked out. We would be very grateful.
  14. Hi everyone. Basically I need information regarding how to withdraw a visa petition. I went to the USCIS office from my home country and i was told only the petitioner can withdraw the application; however, my former fiance doesn't seem to know how to do it. At this point, I dont even think he wants to do it. Anyway, I found this on the internet: "A petitioner or applicant may withdraw a petition or application prior to adjudication. Withdrawal is a voluntary action. It should not be coerced, although it may be suggested as an alternative to a formal denial. Whenever a withdrawal is received, it should be acknowledged, in writing, for the record. Although a withdrawal by a petitioner is not necessarily an indication of fraud, the facts surrounding any prior withdrawal should be considered in the event a subsequent petition is filed by the same pe titioner. See Matter of Isber 20 I&N Dec 676 (BIA 1993) A petition which has been withdrawn cannot be denied. See Matter of Cintron , 16 I&N Dec 9 (BIA 1976)." English is not my mother language, but it gave me a bit of hope regarding the matter. Can I as the benefiaciary send a letter to withdraw the application? If so, where to? I guess I've got to send the letter to an American office and lastly, i don't even know the state of my current case. Last info my ex sent me was on September last year. he sent me the attached file. My problem is I wanted to travel earlier this year for a congress and my visa was denied because this process is pending. I wonder if it even expires after certain time, but I read somewhere there has to be a written record of the withdrawal. Thanks in advance.
  15. Hello, I would like to inquire about my case. I recently received a welcome letter from NVC to process the next steps of my immigrant visa that my Dad petitioned me with. However, in my birth certificate, the name of my Dad is not placed (Father's name in Birth Cert = 'not applicable'). Just wondering if this would affect the processing of my papers? Anyone ever experienced the same situation? How do we go about it? Thank you in advanced. God bless!
  16. Good day! I'm very worried about something we just realized today. My husband is a US citizen and is petitioning me. We have filled out the i130 with my maiden name since it is the one refelcted on my passport and my US tourist visa (which were both valid when we sent them). So we recieved the NOA1 with my maiden name on it. Now my question is, will it affect my petition that i didnt use my married name? We sent the marriage certificate with everything but we used my maiden name, thinking it should match my passport. And then, if we move to the NVC phase in the future, will it affect that my NEW passport has my married name. This is a little confusing but ill try to explain it. When we sent our petition (nov 2018), my passport had my maiden name. My passport is set to expire this July 2019 so i renewed it in my married name. Some forums said it would affect me in my nvc stage. This really worries me. Will all these matter? Help pls.
  17. Hello all! I recently received an approval notice about my P1 work visa but it has a wrong consulate listed in it. I originally was supposed to do my visa in Paris but because I still haven’t had my petition by the time my appointment was taken place my employer changed the consulate to Moscow and received the notification that the request to change the location was approved. However when we got the original petition it still has Paris location on it. I’m wondering if it’s going to be a problem when I send my documents to Moscow through Pony Express service to renew my P1 visa. Or if we have to wait for the other paper with the right location on it which I don’t really have time for. Would appreciate any help. Thanks
  18. Hello, I badly needed help as I missed my mom so much. My husband and I have been married for good 5years. We are in and out once a year to visit my family back in the Philippines. I just also received my permanent GC last year. I’m a housewife and only work for a year and half for the last 6 years here in the US. ( I mentioned it just in case I needed to support my mom) my husband and I have a stable rental business. My questions are; How can I start the process of bringing my mom here in the US? Is it true that Tourist Visa is faster than if I petition her? what are the requirements I need to prepare for her side ahead of time? How long the Tourist Visa can deny nor approved? All answers will highly appreciated. Please let me know as soon as possible what to do. Thanks to all. x
  19. Hey everyone! Any July 2018 filers around? We sent ours on July 5th, waiting for NOA1 Good like and happy waiting!
  20. Excerpts from the URL below: "On May 17, 2019, the U.S. State Department.. Charlie Oppenheim who is responsible for the monthly Visa Bulletin announced.. [family 2A category (spouses and unmarried children of lawful permanent residents) will become current for the first time in many years]...at the Immigration Conference of the Federal Bar Association in Austin, Texas." "This is great news for green card holders who have petitioned, or want to petition, their spouses and children." External site (Shusterman Law, CA) F-2A Category Will Become Current On July 1 2019
  21. Has anyone sent payment for an I130 Petition for Alien Relative form specifically from Turkey (or any other overseas country) ? i have tried emailing the Consolate (Istanbul and Ankara) and called today, only to have them say “send an emai...” click. Hung up on me. so frustrating. And still no closer to an actual answer ....PLEASE HELP
  22. As of today makes 282 days since the service center has received our petition . I’ll never stop praying or taking any course of action to get a decision made on this petition . Our case was out of the normal processing time 12/22/2018 where I sent the initial service request , that service request was responded to with a generated email stating to wait 60 days ( which will make 10 months ) this case is with an officer and further review needed. I contacted my senator and 5 weeks later I received a response postal mail that even after over 9 months our case was still not assigned and not in queue. The other senator responded to us after receiving our privacy from 3 weeks later stating at this time it was best to wait 30 days and contact them( aka do nothing ) The most recent course of action that has taken place is where I contacted Ombudsman for assistance however I received a email stating they’re closing our case because we are in the normal processing time . Once I sent Ombudsman a detailed email with receipts stating that information was incorrect I received a voicemail stating our case was back open and an apology for the mistake . Also I have sent in another service request as a USCIS rep has informed me I can submit one every 30 days from the initial response which I received 01/02/2019. I can’t believe this is my life , 😔😢💔. I’ve have interactions with certain people on this forum whom filed before us yet I tell them they’ve waited so long then they are approved and in the end we are waiting longer than them. My husband and I are heartbroken by all of this , and it feels like I’m living in a nightmare. Every avenue takin to get answer has been shut down with a generated response and rudely told to wait as if almost 10 months hasn’t been enough time s/N: Also I have spoke to two tier 2 reps . One encounter was nice and she said your case should be assigned soon however that never happened and the other tier 2 rep refused to submit a service request on our behalf VERBATIM: letting me know those were a waste of time and case approvals can happen with 11-12 months and everything in my case looked good and to wait .
  23. Hello community! On January we married with my boyfriend from USA in Ukraine. We are together already one and half year. He come many times to Ukraine to me but I never was in USA. Now I'm pregnant 5 months and we decided to apply for I-130 and start immigration process for me to move to him. He will apply for petition in USA. I really have trouble with documents I need to send him from me. What support documents we need to give together with petition? How it suppose to look? (only electronically or also papers by post office) Should I translate to English and notarize certificate of marriage and my birthd certificate or do apostles in Ukraine on original certificates? Should I do certificate that I'm pregnant? And also translate and notarize? Sorry for maybe not so smart questions, but I want to be sure and don't make mistakes when I will send everything for first step to him. If you guys know, please write me. Thank you, Katya
  24. Hello, I had all the paperwork submitted after the K1 Visa, we got married, she got her work authorization but we had some serious problems so I decided to cancel after gruelling months of trying to work things out. I wrote a letter to revoke the K1 because that's how USCIS told me to cancel and I told them we would be getting divorced. I got a letter back stating that the petition is cancelled per my request and because of the anticipated divorce she is likely to become a public charge. My wife is asking if we can try again, even after I did all that. She has shown a real willingness to change and I sense a very different attitude in her. If we wanted to try again would I have to try to "re-open" the petition or submit a new one? would it still even be possible with her technically being here illegally? Thanks in advance for any replies.
  25. Hello everyone! I was wondering if I could apply for a F-1 Visa while my I-130 is pending? How would the process be like? Would I have to go through AOS? Please help!
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