I'm assisting my cousin (over 21 years old) who resides in Qatar for her father (a US Citizen, but has never lived in the US) to file an I-130 to petition her for a green card.
The following is the scenario where I am stuck.
1. If the petitoner resides overseas, then petitioner must file as USCIS office overseas or the US Embassy or consulate having jurisdition over the area where you live. (USCIS website: URL deleted, page 5)
2. So I contact the US Embassy in Qatar and they state that the I-130 forms that can only be filed at their embassy are for those those being petioned that are BELOW 21 years old (minor). They advise me that it is possible to directly mail it in the US although the advise is given via email and somewhat informal.
3. Upon reviewing the instructions again (same form as in #1), page 4 states that "Petitioners must provide a US... address..."
My dilemma is, can I provide my address here in the US since my cousin's father does not have a US address? In other words, will there be any issues if the petition is filed here in the US even though her father is not a resident of any state?
Thank you in advance...