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Family-based Green Card

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General Instrunctions
Filing Fee: $355.00 (as of 9/11/07. check the current fee from INS web site)
Make the check or money order payable to U.S.Department of Homeland Security

Where To File in Texas?
USCIS Texas Service Center
P.O. Box 850919
Mesquite, TX 75185-0919

Papers for Brother/Sister
-Form I-130
-Proof of Sponsor’s US Citizenship. Copy of Naturalization certificate
-Copy of US Passport (all pages)
-Copy of sponsor’s birth certificate showing mother’s name
-copy of your brother’s or sister’s birth certificate showing his/her name and your mother’s name.

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US Citizenship Test Questions

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** Note: These questions are short listed to have only non-trivial questions. The questions are based on Plano Texas residence.

31. Can you name the two senators from your state?
Senator John Cornyn and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

31A. Texas U.S. Representative
Congressman Sam Johnson

32. For how long do we elect each senator?
6 years

39. What is the Bill of Rights?
The first 10 amendments of the Constitution

41. Who is the current governor of your state?
Rick Perry

43. Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
John Roberts, Jr.

44. Can you name thirteen original states?
Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey,
Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and

50. Who is the head of your local government?
Pat Evans

51. Eligibility to become President. Name one of these requirements.
Born, 35 years age, 14 years living

60. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
July 4, 1776

62. What is the national anthem of the United States?
The Star-Spangled Banner

63. Who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner?
Francis Scott Key

64. Where does freedom of speech come from?
The Bill of Rights

69. What did the Emancipation Declaration do?
Freed many slaves

74. What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America?
The Mayflower

76. Name 3 rights of freedom guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
The right of freedom of speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and requesting change of government.
The right to bear arms (the right to have weapons or own a gun, though subject to certain regulations).
The government may not quarter, or house, soldiers in the people’s homes during peacetime without the people’s consent.
The government may not search or take a person’s property without a warrant.
A person may not be tried twice for the same crime and does not have to testify against him/herself.
A person charged with a crime still has some rights, such as the right to a trial and to have a lawyer.
The right to trial by jury in most cases.
Protects people against excessive or unreasonable fines or cruel and unusual punishment.
The people have rights other than those mentioned in the Constitution.
Any power not given to the federal government by the Constitution is a power of either the state or the people.

80. In what year was the Constitution written?

83. Where does Congress meet?
In the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

84. Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights?
Everyone (citizens and non-citizens) living in U.S.

85. What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
The Preamble

86. Name one benefit of being citizen of the United States.
Obtain federal government jobs, travel with U.S. passport, petition for close relatives to come to the U.S. to live.

88. What is the United States Capitol?
The place where Congress meets

90. Where is the White House located?
Washington, D.C. (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.)

92. Name the right guaranteed by the first amendment.
Freedom of: speech, press, religion, peaceable assembly, and requesting change of the government.

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US Visit Visa

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Supporting Documents

(1) Completed and notarized Affidavit of Support form I-134.

(2) A letter from Bank/banks (on their business letter head), stating your account summary.(Talk to your bank and ask for your Account Verification letter. Which is usually on the bank’s office stationary and should have the Date of Account Opened and Current Balance)

(3) Copy of your Bank Statement, showing a good balance in order to justify your financial position.

(4) Certificate Letter from your employer (on company’s business letter head), stating that you are a permanent employee of the company, and also stating your salary.

(5) 1 or 2 recent pay stub copies.

(6) Copy of a few recent income tax returns or last few W2 forms.

(7) Copy of Green Card front and back. If USA citizen: Copy of certificate of citizenship.

(8) A neat photocopy of your complete Passport, including even the blank pages.

(9) If sponsoring your parents, original birth certificate of the sponsor child (son or daughter) is required.

(10) An application/letter from you to the US consulate in Pakistan (address it to the particular consulate e.g. Islamabad), requesting for issuing a visitor visa to the concerned person, stating that you will be taking care of every requirement for these people, including tickets, boarding and other expenses in USA.

(11) A formal invitation letter addressed to the person(s) you are inviting to US. Also stating that you will be taking care of all their needs while in US, including tickets, boarding and other expenses in here.

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