My wife lives overseas and in process of immigrating. She was issued visa but after the visa was reviewed found misspelled name both on visa and country passport. (Same misspelled name on each document) Name should be Olena Y Taylor Jr but now is listed as Olena Teilor (DZH appears after Teilor (Do not understand what DZH stands for)) If she travel to U.S I doubt she will be allowed to immigrate. Any suggestions?
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My wife is from Ukraine and will fly on July 5th
Thank you, Ernest.Ouch, you are cutting it fairly close here. Ordinarily, when someone finds a mistake on their visa in regards XXXXX XXXXX spelling error, they should call the National Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 to request the correction. A USCIS customer service representative will take the information to correct the error and do so.However, the actual procedure to correct the visa after the report is made takes some time. Because you are running out of time here, it may behoove you and her to (jointly) make a telephone call to the National Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 and report this immediately, and also for her to contact the US Consulate/Embassy nearest her via email/telephone and explain the situation (and let them know that you have already contacted NVC).This way, the consulate should be able to process a correct visa faster or perhaps issue a statement explaining what happened and allowing her to enter with the misspelled name (I have seen this happen a few times, but usually this is denied).At worse case scenario, she may have to skip that July 5th date for flight until this matter is resolved and she gets the proper document, which may take about a month and a half.While the legal system tries to be inclusive of every possibility, sometimes people have limited avenues to seek relief. Please understand that this is not the expert’s fault. Surely, you prefer that I tell you the truth rather than what you wish to hear. Please keep this in mind when rating my answer. I understand that this may not be easy to hear, and I empathize.I hope this finds you well. Please click Reply to Expert to keep talking, or rate my answer when we are finished. Kindly rate my answer as one of the top three faces only when you are ready (otherwise, hit REPLY to chat more), because this is how I get credit for my time with you. I work very hard to formulate an informative answer for you; please reciprocate my good faith. (You may always ask follow ups free after rating.)
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