U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released an updated version of Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative on Feb. 28, 2017. The new version, dated 2/27/17, goes into effect April 28, 2017. Until then, petitioners may use either the new version or the one dated 12/23/16. The revision includes significant changes in the form’s length; the amount and type of data collected; the introduction of a new Form I-130A, Supplemental Information for Spouse Beneficiary; and a potential change in the filing process.