Q: Should my spouse correct wrong answers on her DS-260 Application after submission to the Consulate?
I am a US citizen currently working in India. I submitted an I-130 petition for my Indian wife at USCIS, New Delhi. My petition was approved and my case was referred to the US consulate in Mumbai for final processing. My wife submitted a DS-260 application online to the consulate. However she made a mistake on the form when she answered "Yes" to the question "Is your spouse immigrating to the US with you". Since we plan to travel together, she confused the word "immigrating" with the word "traveling" and answered "Yes" instead of "No".
She also made a similar mistake by answering "Yes" to the question "Is your child immigrating to the US with you". Since our child is already a US citizen, she should have answered "No" instead of "Yes", although the child will be traveling with us.
Since the DS-260 application has already been submitted to the consulate, please advise whether my wife should contact the consulate at this time or whether should should wait for the time of her interview.
A: Have her submit a new DS-260 with the correct answers. Print out the barcode sheet and have her take it to the interview. She can explain the corrections at that time. You can also send an email to the Consulate asking for it to be forwarded to the IV Chief with the corrections explained.
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