Co-sponseing AOSI-864, Can I protect my information in a sealed envelope attached to the application?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Springfield, MA

So I accepted join the petitioner in filing the I-864. However, I'd rather keep my Tax transcripts and income details confidential. Is it ok if I send them in a sealed envelope and have them enclosed the envelope with the application and supporting docs?

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  1. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

    Contributor Level 19


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . You may want to mark the envelope so that its contents will be readily known to CIS.

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more
  2. Philip Alan Eichorn

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Our office has done that before and has been successful. Even if the parties later file a Freedom of Information Act request, CIS won't release the information based on a privacy exemption.

  3. Veronica Tunitsky

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . I'm sure the parties will wish to know what they're submitting; it is their case after all.

    The information offered is general in nature and not meant to be relied upon as legal advice. Please consult an... more

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