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Petitioner

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Definition: The person who submits the initial request to USCIS, which upon approval, will allow the foreign national to submit a visa application.
Examples:
Ross, a U.S. citizen, has submitted a petition to USCIS to allow his German wife to come to the United States to live permanently. In the application, Ross is listed as the petitioner and his wife is listed as the beneficiary.

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