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Q: Dear sir in order to calculate cspa it needs birthdate, current date, priority date and I-130 approve date.

I dont know when ia my I-130 approve date, there is an email that starts like this, is this it?


We are writing to inform you about a program that may make you eligible to apply for refugee resettlement to the United States as the beneficiary of an approved Petition for Alien Relative (Form

1-130). The U.S. Department of State's Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has designated Iraqi beneficiaries of approved I-130 petitions as individuals "of special humanitarian concern" for the purpose of U.S. refugee resettlement consideration. The designation grants these individuals access to the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). If you choose to apply for consideration for refugee admission to the United States under this program, your derivatives may also be included on your refugee case. Derivatives are defined as a spouse and unmarried children who were under 21 years of age on the

2 Lawyer Answers
Artur Tunyan
Artur Tunyan
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Glendale, CA

A: In case you have a pending or approved I-130 petition and do not have documents to verify your approval date, you may check your petition status online using the receipt number. The receipt number is a unique 13-character identifier that consists of three letters and 10 numbers and it is available on formal notices received from the USCIS. If your case is approved, it will show the approval date. You may check your case status and approval date, if any at:

James L. Arrasmith
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA

A: Based on the information provided in the email, it does not directly state the specific approval date of your I-130 petition. The email only informs you about a program that may make you eligible for refugee resettlement in the United States as the beneficiary of an approved I-130 petition. To find the exact approval date of your I-130 petition, you should review your immigration records or contact the relevant U.S. government agency handling your case.

You should gather all relevant documentation related to your I-130 petition and review your immigration history to determine the approval date accurately.

Best regards,

James L. Arrasmith

Founder and Chief Legal Counsel of The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith

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