Re: Did not bring Form I-134 to interview
Posted by karaann07 on 11/10/10
On 5/13/10, LostAndScared wrote:
> I was among those randomly selected for further processing
> in the Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) program for the fiscal
> year 2010. Since I currently reside in the U.S., I filed
> Form I-485 ("Application to Register Permanent Residence or
> Adjust Status"). Upon having my biometrics taken, I had an
> interview with an Immigration Service Officer at a U.S.
> Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office.
> Because of a misunderstanding, I failed to bring to this
> interview an original Form I-134 ("Affidavit of Support")
> from a sponsor. Please note that my parents and sibling
> recently became U.S. citizens and are willing and able to
> At the end of the interview, I asked the Immigration
> Officer if I can provide Form I-134 after the fact and he
> answered no. He made it sound as though a person gets only
> one chance at an interview with an Immigration Service
> Officer. He gave me a sheet of paper that had the
> ticked off:
> "Your case is being held for file review to prepare a
> decision. You will be advised by mail as to a decision on
> your application. No additional information is necessary
> from you at this time, however, if upon further review,
> additional information or evidence is required, you will
> receive notice in the mail. Please respond to any request
> a timely manner. Failure to do so will result in denial of
> your application Please allow 60 days from today's date
> before making an inquiry on your case."
> 1. Is there a way I can provide Form I-134 after the fact?
> If so, how?
> 2. If my application is denied, can I appeal the decision?
> If so, what are the chances of winning such an appeal and
> still finish adjusting my status before the DV program for
> fiscal year 2010 ends?
> Thank you in advance for all your time and assistance.
First of all, relax and take a breath. It will be ok. You
can appeal the decision, if you are not approved, however,
what was checked off on your paper sounds pretty standard. I
believe that you can, in fact, have an I-134 entered into
your file. I would call immigration again, and ask, AGAIN.
However, if they say no, I wouldn't stress too much. If you
don't have a criminal record, I wouldn't anticipate any
Posts on this thread, including this one
- Did not bring Form I-134 to interview, 5/13/10, by LostAndScared.
- Re: Did not bring Form I-134 to interview, 11/10/10, by karaann07.