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I-485 Interview was scheduled
I’m so glad that my interview was scheduled so early. While i look over other people’s timeline i see many people waiting atleast a year to get their interview scheduled.

Married to USC : aug 2019

August 27, 2021 Interview Was Scheduled
August 6, 2021 We are ready to schedule your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, for an interview.
May 18, 2021 The fingerprints relating to your Form I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, were taken.
April 7, 2021 We accepted the fingerprint fee for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Our National Benefits Center location is working on your case.

I need some advice on how i need to get there and what all papers do i need to bring in with me ❤️❤️
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Returned Check
Hi all, I pray everyone is doing okay. I am asking a question for a friend.

One of the checks she sent to USCIS was returned they tried it twice already. she received all receipt notices via text and regular mail 7 days after they received her cases.

8-18-21- 1-day shipping to Chicago Lockbox
8-19-21- case received
8-22-21-8:30pm receipt notices via text
8-24-21- USCIS cashed checks. i485 i130. 1 day later i130 check returned
8-26-21- received all notices in the mail
8-27-21-USCIS tried the i130 check again. The bank returned it again.

She called the bank this morning to see if they can reverse it and send the payment they said they couldn't. We know she will have to pay the $30 returned fee to USCIS

since she has all the notices. Will USCIS send a notice to make a payment? I read where they would give the applicant 14 days to send a new payment. I also read that is not an option anymore. if anyone has any recent experience like this after receiving receipt notices and this happened, what was the outcome?

Do you know if they will void the receipts she already has as a rejection or ask for a new payment for i130?
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I-485 waiting since more than 9 months
I-140/I-485 concurrent filed date (without medical): Nov 07, 2020
USCIS Received Date: Nov 09, 2020
USCIS Notice Date: Feb 22, 2021
Online Status Updated "Fingerprint Fee Was Received": Feb 13, 2021
I-140 approved: April 21, 2021

As of today (08/27/2021), I have been waiting. No biometric update, no I-485 update.

My location is Austin, TX. My receipt number starts with SRC21********

Anyone in similar boat? Would love stay in touch and to understand your experience.
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I-485 approved - Seattle WA
I-485 finally approved after 24 months of waiting!
Seattle FO is definitely the slowest, but they are actively working through the queue, so don't lose hope.

PD 9/3/2019 (I-485, I-130, I-864, I-765, I-131 - Marriage-based AOS package)
Biometrics appointment 9/30/2019
Fingerprint review completed 10/2/2019
Case ready be scheduled for interview 10/30/2019
EAD & AP (combo card) approved 12/23/2019
Combo card mailed to me 12/27/2019
EAD renewal application submitted 7/15/2020
EAD renewal approved 9/4/2020
AP renewal application submitted 9/21/2020
AP renewal approved 10/7/2020
I-485 Interview scheduled 7/13/2021
Interview conducted and approved on the spot 8/25/2021

Interview was scheduled for 6:30am. Seemed like that was the earliest time slot for an interview. We arrived a bit early around 5:30, but the building and the parking lot weren't open. We waited till both opened at 6am. Building security only lets you in 15 mins prior to your interview time.
The officer who interviewed us was friendly and nice. He already had our AOS package on his desk. It felt like he already knew what he was going to ask us - it was more of a conversation than an interview. Interview was about 20 mins long. Pretty standard questions - asking us our full name, DOB, SSN. Asked each other's job title and workplace, names of our parents, when we got married, how we first met, and the last time I (beneficiary) traveled outside of US. Officer asked us to provide any kinds of documents that prove that we've been together since submitting I-485 two years ago, so we provided our child's birth certificate, proof that we own a home together, joint car insurance, joint phone bill, joint tax returns, etc. We brought a lot more with us, but the officer said he got enough and said he'll approve us after filing the papers. Got a notification around 5pm same day that GC card is now being produced.
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Apply i130 for spouse
Hello need help please.
has any us citizen or lpr(green card holder ) ever apply for adjust of status for your spouse that was granted withholding of removal (Who entered the U.S. without inspection and admission or parole). If any how did you do it, what to do and how to do please answer all suggestions will gladly appreciated.

. Thank you in advance
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I 130 processing time
How can I get to a uscis agent ? Been trying from early this morning and to my knowledge it seems impossible 😕 😪, I file I 130 for my daughter and its been awhile now and I'm not able to speak to someone .
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Applied EAD renewal on September 2020
I have applied for EAD Combo renewal September 2020, in October 2020 I got receipt of notice but no response since then it's almost 10 months, I have filled up uscis form (enquiry of case outside processing time) online requesting update of my renewal processing then it showed me i would get a response in 15 days.
It's 20 days already but no response or no reply

Married to US Citizen, appeared for my i485 interview in Feb 2019

Should I reapply EAD ? Please guys suggest me what should I do ?
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VAWA Timeline
Hello All,

Anyone filed VAWA somewhere in early 2020 or late 2019 and got approved by now please let me know. very helpful.
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Spouse is torturing. Can I file for VAWA with already pending I-485?
Hello everyone

Please hear me out and give some advice. I’m very tensed. So I came to US on B1/B2 visa in Aug/2019 and got married to a US citizen in Dec/2019. I thought I was madly in love. We filed for our I-485 AOS through marriage in Aug/2020. Biometrics done in Feb/2021. I received my EAD-AP combo in April/2021. We had our marriage interview last week but we postponed due to health reasons. Field office is Newark, NJ. Since June we are having very very difficult situations. She is mentally very abusive towards me. She knows I like her and she takes full advantage of me. She likes to completely control me. I don’t have much friends as well here. Now, I got an amazing job offer as I applied after my EAD and after extensive interviews. This offer is more than triple of her salary and she is completely jealous. She is discouraging me to take the job. I don’t want to be dependent on her completely. And I am not losing this job opportunity.

So I read about VAWA case. My interview will be soon rescheduled. So it’s a pending I-485 application. To file for VAWA, do I have to first get divorced from her? Will I lose my EAD then? And subsequently my job? If I transfer to a VAWA application, will I be not able to use the current EAD?
I want to separate from her as I cannot take this abuse but I don’t want to lose this job.

Can someone please please guide?
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Filling for N-400
Hello Everyone
Hope you are safe.

We are filling my wife's N-400 application for naturalization.
Is better to file online through the USCIS's website or by paper mail ?
Also, Can we have list of the document to send with N-400 form.

Thank you
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