Asked in Immigration Law for Washington

Q: HELP!!I accidentally e-signed the beneficiary's name instead of the petitioner's on Form I-130 while filing online?

my sister is sponsoring my mom and I through two I-130. After she prepared the forms online , they were passed to me for payment. I noted that the e-signature page were not signed, and I accidentally put my mom and my name on it and proceeded to pay. However, the application only states that my sister prepared the forms herself.

Q-1 & 2:

Would it be in my best interest to withdraw the application completely? Would withdrawal affect our new petitions?


Alternatively, should I draft a letter to USCIS upon receipt of the Notice and Action and explain?


I am concerned that this might be considered as willful misrep, but per my research this is a) not willful and b) not material based on the rules on USCIS website

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1 Lawyer Answer
Adan Vega
Adan Vega
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: You can wait for the USCIS receipts to be issued and then forward an amended version with the correct signatures of the FORM I-130 that was electronically filed.

Good luck to you.

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