I got a letter from immigration today requesting I send joint financial responsibility or joint residence throughout the length of the conditional residence. I have already sent bank statements and a few utility bills ( gas bills) in. W2 tax forms of 2 years. Sent a copy of disclosure statement of our property. We have separate bank accounts at the moment. We have not got around to getting a joint bank account yet. We do not have any other statements. My wife does not have any credit cards. Is the joint bank account all they are asking for? If so I guess we open an account and send 1 statement in? Would appreciate information. Thanks
If they are asking, you obviously have not convinced them that the two of you are together. It's not about some magic document. You have to convince them. You might get more good suggestions here, but the best is to go have a conversation with an immigration lawyer. You can spend an hour exploring all the evidence you have. If you can convince the lawyer, you might be able to convince an officer. Good luck
I strongly recommend that you consult with an immigration attorney as soon as possible. It seems that the evidence you provided was not enough to convince the officer looking at your petition. An immigration attorney can help you respond properly to the request for evidence and to spot any other issues that may have been present in your filed petition.
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I agree with my esteemed colleagues. It is not so much about a particular type of document as it is about the probative value the evidence in its entirety tends to show, which apparently has so far not been sufficient to convince USCIS that you still have a bona fide existing marital relationship with the same spouse who petitioned you for the green card. Therefore, get a copy of everything you filed and all replies together and go see an immigration attorney so that from now on your case can sail more smoothly. Best wishes.
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