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Form DS-11 US Passport Application Form

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When applying for US Passport of Passport Card, you must fill out Form DS-11 US Passport Application Form.

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Form I-864 Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the Act

INSTRUCTIONS : AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT (Form I-864)


Form I-864, also known as the Affidavit of Support Form for family and employment based immigrants. The form I0864 must be filed whenever an immigrant seeks a visa and is being sponsored by a relative, either as a family member or for work.

The form can be found on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service website, which we will be using to review the form.  
  
Once you have the form I-864, you must begin to fill out the required information.  


In part 1, you must state the reason you are filing the Affidavit of Support for the immigration applicant. 


1. You must state your name while also indicating your relationship with the applicant.  


2. If required, you may have to explain why you are filing this petition in detail.


In box 2, you must provide the information for the principal immigrant, which is the person you are petitioning for.  


3. Fill out all of the applicable information, such as the name and address of the subject immigrant.  

 
4. The immigrant may or may not have a social security number or an Alien Registration number.   


In box 3, you must list all of the immigrants you are currently sponsoring.


5. Besides names, you will also have to list their relationship to the subject immigrant of this form I-864. 


In parts 4 through 7, you must provide detailed information about the immigrant’s sponsor.  


6. Besides your basic information, you will also need to provide information about your household size, your income, and your tax return information.


7. This information will be reviewed in conjunction with your Affidavit of Support for the immigrant.  


Part 7 will require that you list your major assets held and all of your household’s assets.


8. Ensure that you have all of this information and that it is as accurate as possible.  You may need to contact other household members in order to completely fill out these sections of the form I-864. 


Finally, in part 8, you are required to sign the sponsor’s contract.


9. The sponsor’s contract is a statement that you understand what it means to be a sponsor for an immigrant, how your assets will be affected for taxation purposes, and when your obligations will end.  


10. It is important that you sign and date the certification, as the form I-864 will not be complete. 

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Form I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immgrant

INSTRUCTIONS : PETITION FOR AMERASIAN, WIDOW(ER) OR SPECIAL IMMIGRANT (Form I-360)


The purpose of the Form I-360 is used to explicitly classify an alias as either an Amerasian, a widow or widower, a battered or abused spouse or child of a citizen of the United States or lawful permanent resident, a special immigrant, who is defined as one of the following individuals: A religious worker, an employee of the Panama Canal Company, a Canal Zone Government Employee, a United States Government in the Canal Zone Employee, a physician, an international organization employee or family member, a Juvenile Court Dependent, an Armed Forces Member, an Afghanistan or Iraq National who supported the United States Armed Forces as a translator or an Iraq national who worked for or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq. Additionally, the individual may be classified if he or she is an Afghan national who worked for or on behalf of the United States Government in Afghanistan. 


The Form I-360 consists of 12 pages; the instructions for the form are found on the 11th page of the application. You must note that the filing locations have recently changed for this particular petition; to understand your appropriate filing location please visit the United States Citizenship and Immigration services website for the most current guidance on where to submit your application. If you are filing at a lockbox, important filing tips, and additional information on fees and customer services will be listed on the agency’s website. The Filing fee for the Form I-360 is $405; this fee will not be applied to Amerasians, self-petitioning battered or abused spouses, parents or children of U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Special immigrant juveniles, Iraqi Nationals who worked for or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq or Afghanistan.


It is important to note that Religious Workers may not file Form I-360 with Form I-485 per the recent decision by the Ninth Circuit of Appeals, which overturned the permanent injunction issued by the District Court in Ruiz-Diaz v. The United States.  

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Form I-765 Application For Employment Authorization

INSTRUCTIONS: APPLICATION OF EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION (Form I-765)

 

The I-765 form is for aliens currently in the United States to apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), require a replacement of a lost EAD, or need for an expired EAD document to be renewed. This form is issued by the Department of Homeland Security and can be obtained from their website. It is processed by their US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) division.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 1: Check the appropriate box for whether you are seeking permission to accept employment and require an EAD, need a replacement for a lost EAD, or are requesting the renewal of an expired EAD. If the latter, attach the expired form.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 2: Write your full name. Below this, write any other names you have used.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 3: Write all information concerning your current American address.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 4: Write down your country of citizenship or birth.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 5: List your place and date of birth. Check the appropriate box to indicate if you are male or female, as well as the box describing whether you are married, widowed, divorced or single.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 6: List your social security number and alien registration number, if any.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 7: If you have applied for an EAD, list the date of this application, the location of the office it was submitted to, and whether it was granted. Attach all documentation from that office concerning previous applications.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 8: List the date and place of your last entry into the United States. Indicate whether you entered as a worker, student or other type of alien.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 9: Indicate your current residential status.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 10: Consult the instructions issued by the DHS to determine your eligibility category. These are listed under the section headed "Who may file form I-765."  List the letter, arabic number, and roman numeral (the last only if applicable) describing your eligibility.

 

Application of Employment Authorization I-765 Step 11: Sign and date the form. Submit it to the USCIS office indicated in the instructions listing the appropriate division for every state.

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Form I-131 Application for Travel Document

INSTRUCTIONS: APPLICATION FOR TRAVEL DOCUMENT (Form I-131)

 

Form I-131 is for resident aliens and refugees within the United States to apply for a reentry form if they travel abroad. It can also be used to apply for "advanced parole" for foreign citizens requesting entry on emergency or humanitarian grounds. This document from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can be obtained directly from their website.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 1: Under "Part 1," list your name, address, gender, current residential status, countries of birth and citizenship and social security number if applicable.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 2: Under "Part 2," check the box next to the listed application types indicating your purpose. These include options for permanent or conditional residents seeking a reentry permit for when they return from a trip abroad, refugees or asylees wishing to travel abroad, and those seeking advanced parole for themselves or others.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 3: If applying for advanced parole for another person, list their name, address and other requested information.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 4: Under "Part 3," list the date you intend to leave the country, the length of your trip and indicate if you are involved in any review of your residential status. Indicate if you have been issued a reentry or refugee travel document before. Indicate whether you want this document sent to the address listed above, or to a consulate, embassy or DHS office overseas. Provide an address where notice that this document has arrived can be sent.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 5: Under "Part 4," list the purpose of your trip and the countries you intend to visit.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 6: If a permanent resident applying for a reentry document, under "Part 5" list how much time you have spent outside the United States since receiving this status or during the last 5 years, whichever is less.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 7: If a refugee or asylee, under "Part 6" indicate if you are returning the country you fled from.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 8: If applying for advanced parole, under "Part 7" indicate where the document should sent.

 

Application for Travel Document I-131 Step 9: Sign, date and submit the document to the address indicated in form instructions.