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My husband is bread winner of the family so he's the one sponsoring my uncle for a visitor visa. He has filled out Form I-134 along with his tax returns, bank statements, etc. Would he have to fill out the letter to consulate and invitation in his name or could I write them in my name? Since he is the sponsor will I need to send his birth certificate and proof of relationship or only my birth certificate and passport copy? We are both US citizens, he was born here and I was naturalized through my parents when I was 3. Please give me any advice and a step by step detail of the process to assure everything goes smooth in this process.
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Yes, you can. You can write out the informal invitation letter to the US Embassy/consulate. The letter is informal, not mandatory, and simply helps the consular agent make a decision. However, it may be best that HE (the husband) fill it out since he is the one on the I-134. However, it is not required. The letter itself is not even required.

There is no need to send proof of identity/relationship - the letter can simply state who he/you is/are in relation. If you want to send in proof of documents, you can and it would not hurt but that is really considered going above and beyond.

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