Less Than Twelve Hours to Go…

Operation Immigration: Interview Prep
In addition to a copy of everything we originally sent in, we’re bringing the following things (there is some overlap)—originals and copies:

We Are Who We Say We Are Proof
* His passport
* My passport
* His birth certificate, a translation, and a letter from the translator
* My birth certificate

He’s Legally Here Proof
* I-797C Request for Applicant to Appear for Initial Interview
* I-512L Authorization for Parole of an Alien Into the United States (2 copies)
* EAD card
* NOAs and receipts for all original applications (I-130, I-484, I-131, I-765, appointment notice for fingerprinting
* I-94 (in his passport)
* I-20 (student visa acceptance letter)

We’re Really Married Proof
* Certified copy of the marriage certificate
* Letters of support from Mom, Mark, Diana, and a co-worker
* Two dozen photos of us with and without friends and family from before our legal wedding, our legal wedding, our family wedding, and after our wedding(s)
* Copies of dental and health insurance cards
* A health insurance bill for a visit Good Man made to the doctor
* Wedding invitation
* Wedding announcement
* Wedding program
* Wedding card addressed to both of us from one of the sets of grandparents
* Thank you note from a cousin addressed to both of us for a wedding gift we sent her
* Note that my sister-in-law put in with the quilt she made, explaining that it’s inspired by a hanbok
* Receipt for ring engravings
* Envelope addressed to both of us from Good Man’s sister (Christmas gifts)
* Wedding registry print out
* Photocopies of our credit cards
* Statement from his bank showing we’re joint
* Statement from my bank showing we’re joint
* Verizon bill showing we share an account
* Lease
* Copies of our Costco cards
* Copies of the e-tickets for our honeymoon (scheduled in October)

We Won’t Go On Welfare Proof
* My last tax return
* 2008 W-2
* Last three months of pay stubs
* Letter from my employer proving I’m employed at my income level