Channahon, IL asked in Immigration Law for Illinois

Q: I-912 got rejected ( fee waiver)

I recently submitted a i-912 with my i-90 but it got rejected. My reason is that my card got lost or stolen ( they sent it to my old address). My criteria is that I am below poverty.

USCIS is asking for evidence such as Tax returns and pay stubs. But I just moved to the US and I am cant file taxes yet. All my income is from overseas and it is below poverty. I added a latter explaining that. What other evidence can I give them? I have a business overseas but there is no paper transactions and that is normal in my home country. Any ideas? Should I just ask for a loan and just pay this?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Wheeling, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: 1. You have to update the address within ten days of moving by way of submitting AR-11 online and by mail to each respective USCIS facility as directed. That way the card would be delivered properly.

2. The USCIS may, at its discretion, reject granting a fee waiver for certain reasons (since you claimed indigence, you failed to prove that issue up),

3. Your "business" overseas will bring another lever of scrutiny as you must pay taxes even on your foreign income derived in the United States.

4. Here is the only one idea: retain a professional.

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