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Another question, my husband is actually in jail right now. For dui with gbi. Should i write down on form that he is in jail? Where to write it down? This is for the form I-751
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ANSWER: You need to have him sign the form anyway. And then when it is time for the interview, take evidence that he is in jail, explaining that he is unable to appear. You also should be prepared to provide evidence of the good faith marriage at the interview.

You can also include can explanation in a cover letter with the I-851.

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