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Table of Contents
Who does not qualify
How USCIS determines which applications they accept and reject
Step by Step Overview
Step 1: Completing the USCIS Forms:
How to complete USCIS Form I-130 - Petition for Alien Relative
How to complete USCIS Form I-485 - Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
How to complete USCIS Form I-765 - Application for Employment Authorization
How to complete USCIS Form I-131 - Application for Travel Document
How to Complete the USCIS Form G-1145 - E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance
Step 2: Gathering the Required Supporting Documents
The Required Supporting Document Checklist
US Citizen Required Supporting Documents
Foreign National Spouse Required Supporting Documents
The Birth Certificate:
What do I do if I cannot find my birth Certificate?
How do I order a copy of my Birth Certificate?
What if my Birth Certificate does not exist?
What if my Birth Certificate was never issued?
How do I obtain a copy of my divorce decree
USCIS Color Photos
Evidence of a Bona Fide Marriage
What if my Spouse and I live apart from each other?
Step 3: The Medical Exam
USCIS Form I-693
How do I find a USCIS Authorized Physician?
What if I am pregnant?
What if I oppose the medical exam on religious grounds
Receiving the Medical exam in a sealed envelope.
Step 4: The Affidavit of Support
Definition of a Sponsor
Definition of Domicile
Using Income to Qualify
Using Assets to Qualify
How to complete USCIS Form I-864-EZ - Affidavit of Support
How to complete USCIS Form I-864 - Affidavit of Support
How to complete USCIS Form I-864 - Affidavit of Support - Joint Sponsor
Sample Employment Verification Letter
Sample Self Employment Verification Letter
Sample Letter From Sponsor – Did not pay taxes
Sample Letter from Self Employed Joint Sponsor
Step 5: Filing the Application Package with USCIS
Correct Order of Documents
USCIS Address and Tel #.
Shipping to the Street Address
Shipping to the PO Box
Lockbox Filing Tips
Step 6: Receiving the USCIS I-797 Filing Receipts
How to read the USCIS I-797 Filing Receipts.
Checking the status of your petitions online.
Request for Evidence
Request for Evidence Response Review
Testing and Interview
Post Decision Activity
Card/ Document Production
Calling USCIS to check your Status.
What if my case is taking longer than the normal processing time?
What to do if you receive an RFE (Request for Evidence).
How to respond to a Request for Evidence.
Where to send the Request for Evidence (PO Box and Street Address).
Step 7: The Biometrics Appointment
Step 8: The Interview
What to bring to the Interview
What to wear to the Interview
Sample Interview Questions:
General Biographic Information
Meeting Your Spouse
Living With Your Spouse
Questions About Your Marriage and Joint Life
Daily Routines and Activities
The day of the Interview
How to re-schedule the interview
The Stokes Interview
Step 9: Receiving your I-797 Approval Notices and Permanent Residence Card
Applying for Removal of Conditional Residence
Sample Completed Forms:
Sample Completed USCIS Form I-130 - Petition for Alien Relative
Sample Completed USCIS Form I-485 - Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
Sample Completed USCIS Form I-765 - Application for Employment Authorization
Sample Completed USCIS Form I-131 - Application for Travel Document
Sample Completed USCIS Form I-864 - Affidavit of Support
Sample Completed USCIS Form I-864 - Affidavit of Support - Joint Sponsor
Sample Completed USCIS Form I-864-EZ - Affidavit of Support
Sample Completed USCIS Form G-1145 - E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance
Blank Editable USCIS Forms:
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-130 - Petition for Alien Relative
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-485 - Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-765 - Application for Employment Authorization
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-131 - Application for Travel Document
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-864 - Affidavit of Support
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-864 - Affidavit of Support - Joint Sponsor
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-864-EZ - Affidavit of Support
Blank Editable USCIS Form I-693 – Medical Examination Form
Blank Editable USCIS Form G-1145 - E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance