How do I cancel my I-130?

How do I cancel my I-130?

If the I-130 or I-140 petition has not yet been approved, it’s relatively easy to cancel it. All you need to do is send a letter to USCIS, at whichever office is currently handling the petition, informing it of your decision. Enclose a copy of the receipt notice, if you received one from USCIS.

What happens if you withdraw an I-130 petition?

A petitioner that withdraws an I-130 petition and wishes to reinstate the petition must refile, and any statements made in the withdrawal letter may be considered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as grounds to deny the subsequent petition. Teo Spengler earned a J.D. from U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt Hall.

What happens when a joint sponsor withdraws the i-864?

When a joint sponsor withdraws the I-864 and the sponsor doesn’t meet the income requirement, the petition will likely be canceled. Why? Because if the sponsor can’t meet the income requirement alone, then the beneficiary is at risk of becoming a public charge. Ultimately, this will make the beneficiary inadmissible.

What happens if you change your mind on the I-130?

The petition is filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. If the person filing the I-130 later changes her mind, she can withdraw the petition by sending a letter to Immigration.

How do I withdraw the form i-864, affidavit of support?

The NVC stage is where the Form I-864 enters the picture. Only after the NVC has received all supporting documents is a case then forwarded to the appropriate U.S. consulate abroad. In an immigrant visa case, the sponsor could need to communicate with the NVC and/or the U.S. consulate if he wishes to withdraw his Form I-864.

What happens if I withdraw my I-130 petition?

Even after USCIS has approved the I-130 petition for your relative, you can still withdraw it until and unless: USCIS has already made a “final decision” on your relative’s adjustment of status application (Form I-485, used if the person filed the application while living in the U.S.), or

Is it possible to withdraw a form i-864?

Withdrawing a Form I-864 is not a simple matter. I strongly encourage you to retain an attorney if you wish to withdraw the Affidavit. As described below, the Form I-864 imposes serious financial obligations. If the Affidavit is not correctly withdrawn then you will be bound by the contract.

What to do if you change your mind about I-130?

To do so, write a letter to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office that is processing your petition. Be aware that this may be a different office from where you filed the I-130. The letter should include: a statement that you want to withdraw the petition.

What should be included in a withdrawal letter from USCIS?

The letter should include: the “receipt number” for the petition that you filed (listed on the Form I-130 “receipt notice,” Form I-797), and a statement saying that you want to withdraw the petition. A few weeks after mailing, you should receive a letter from USCIS acknowledging that you’ve withdrawn the petition.