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EB2 applicant approved but spouse with no news
Hello,
I am an EB2 applicant who last week got an update on USCIS website as card mailed to me. My husband and I applied both on November 2019 and we have been getting the same updates. We both got the "case was updated to show fingerprints were taken" update two weeks ago, but after that it is only my case which has been update and today my case shows as card has been delivered (to lawyer). Is it normal to have a delay for the spouse of an EB2 applicant to get his GC? What can we expect now?
Thank you so much for your valuable help.
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EB-2 NIW
This forum was helpful to me, so sharing my timeline and hope is helps someone too.

June 16, 2020--- I-140 (Concurrent filing with I-485, I-765, I-131)
(June 17, 2020-- I-140 Priority Date for EB-2 NIW)
June 23, 2020--- Receipt I-140 immigrant petition (Premium Processing)
July 2, 2020------ I-140 Approved
July 28, 2020 ---Notice for Fingerprints/Biometrics Appointment
August 10, 2020-- Biometrics Appointment Date (Completed)
August 14, 2020--- I-765, I-131 EAD/COMBO Card in hand
August 17, 2020---Updated to Show Fingerprint/Biometrics were taken
December 22, 2020---Case Transferred to New Office
March 30, 2021---RFE (Medical)
May 7, 2021--- Medical was delivered by FedEx to USCIS (No updates on USCIS website)
(on May 25, I asked EMMA if USCIS received my Medical, she gave me the update from Dec, 22)
May 27, 2021---I-485 Case Approved
June 1, 2021---Card was mailed
June 4, 2021---Green Card in hand!

In all, it took 11 months for GC approval since filling with some months of silence (6 months in total which is normal). I don’t know if my use of EMMA prompted new activity on my case on May 27, but I will advise you use it wisely. Yes, the US immigration system is unfair and expensive to those willing to abide/respect its rules. But, take it from someone who has been in this country for almost 13 years; trust the process, it somehow works!
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EB3 ROW - New Card Is Being Produced
Hi Everybody,

Finally it's my time to share my timeline:

2/21/20 – PERM Labor Certification filed with DoL = Priority Date
6/24/20 – PERM certified
8/27/20 – I-140 filed with premium processing
8/28/20 – I-140 received
9/8/20 – I-140 approved
10/14/20 – I-485 packet sent to Phoenix, AZ
10/15/20 – I-485 received
10/29/20 – payment check cashed
11/1/20 – Text message from USCIS with receipt number received
11/3/20 – I-797C receipt received in mail
11/18/20 – I-797C receipt for I-485-J sent, received 11/30/20
12/12/20 – Biometrics appointment notice
12/19/20 – Biometric appointment notice received in mail
01/05/21 – Biometrics appointment
01/08/21 – EAD/AP combo card ordered
01/11/21 – I-765+I-131 approved
01/13/21 – EAD/AP combo card mailed
1/23/21 – 2nd biometrics appointment notice
2/18/21 – 2nd biometrics appointment
4/20/21 – Service Request
5/12/21 – live chat with an office via Emma
5/13/21 – RFE for Police Clearance Records and personal sworn statement, letter received from Chicago Field Office
5/18/21 – RFE Response sent
5/19/21 – RFE Response received by USCIS Chicago Filed Office
6/3/21 – New card is being produced

I didn't get any updates on my USCIS account apart from 'Case Received' and 'New Card Is Being Produced' which was quite frustrating.
I had to take my biometrics twice as they were unable to take my fingerprints properly. In the end I had to get a police report and send it to the Field Office.
I didn't have to go through an interview - which I quite appreciate.

Good luck to those who still wait - be patient, be hopeful, your turn will come soon!
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EB1C ROW - Card in Production
This forum has been an amazing resource so here's my experience in case it helps anyone else:

FEB 2020: I-140 and I-485 Concurrent filling - Nebraska Service Center
MAR 2020: EAD Approved and combo card received
JUN 2020: I-140 RFE received for additional employment details
OCT 2020: I-140 RFE response submitted
OCT 2020: Fingerprints taken
OCT 2020: I-140 Approved
DEC 2020: I-485 Case moved to National Benefit Center
JAN 2021: EAD Renewal Submitted
MAR 2021: I-485 RFE Received for medical
MAR 2021: I-485 RFE response submitted
APR 2021: New EAD Approved and combo card received
MAY 2021: New Card is been produced
May 2021: I-485 Approved

Good luck everyone!
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Employment based (eb3)
Hi friends,
               Any update of eb3 interview or greencard update from any one?? Please update

See the time line

31st oct 2019 : i 485 filled
Finger prints:Nov 2019
Initial evidence RFE: 13 th May 2020
RFE responded and updated:9 th June 2020
I 485 j supplement form updated: 8 th june 2020

Its 19 month altogether after filling i485 to National benfit service center &
12 months after submitting RFE
Since then no update yet
I have put service request 5 to 6 times and live chat with Emma , calls on uscis helpline number ,ask for help to congress man and too but all in bain .typically reply from all your case is with in processing time.your interview will be schadule and we will send you interview letter but i didnt get anything yet..when i filled its 8 to 12 minths niw its 10.5 to 30 months..so i guess they will take exact 29 to 30 months.. one live agent said your case is in nbc and anotherday said that your file is in field office .one said you are in interview queue and one said not in interview list ..so if uscis live agent didnt know exactaly what is happening then its use less to call .. under biden administration they are saying resuce backlogs and issues green card .tge cota of 2021 fiscal year still yacis have but dnt know whats going on ??? Any one in the same boat
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EB1C ROW - Green Card Approved
Hi, people, here I share my case for you all in retribution to this great forum

L1A to EB1C ROW to Green Card Approved

JUL 2017: L1A Petition
JUL 2017: RFE asking questions about organizational chart
OCT 2017: RFE response
NOV 2017: L1A Approved for 3 years
JAN 2018: Interview at Consulate and visa stamped
FEB 2020: L1A extension petition
FEB 2020: I-140 and I-485 Concurrent filling Texas Service Center
AUG 2020: Fingerprints taken
AUG 2020: I-140 Approved
AUG 2020: EAD Approved and combo card received
NOV 2020: I-485 Case moved to National Benefit Center
MAR 2021: I-485 RFE Received asking for updated I-485 form
MAR 2021: I-485 RFE response with updated form
APR 2021: I-485 New Card is been produced.....

Thanks to all who share their experiences!
Any questions welcome and God Bless America!
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Eb1-A: Quitting my job before greencard
Eb1A
New York
Priority date: Oct 29, 2018

My company petitioned for my Eb1A application.
My interview was on April 2020 but due to covid 19, it has been cancelled and I haven't hear from them ever since.
I been thinking about quitting my job and becoming a freelancer.
Since Eb1-A doesn't need any sponsorship, there for I am not bounded by my employer, can I quit anytime? Also, IF I DO become a freelancer, how do I prove that I am still doing similar work to USCIS?
Thank you
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GC in hand, EB2
Filed I485, I765 and I131 : 6-Feb-2020
First Fingerprint: 23-Mar-2020 (Got cancelled due to Covid)
I765 and I131 Approved: 10-Jun-2020
Second Fingerprint: 5-Aug-2020
I765 and I131 in hand: 25-Aug-2020
New Card being produced: 10-Mar-2021
Card in hand: 17-Mar-2021

No Interview.

My case was kept on review from last September. Nothing was moving. Raised a couple of service requests and even contacted congress person.
But nothing seemed to be working. Later I decided to chat with Emma and managed to get hold of an officer. The officer was very nice and patient.
I explained my case and finally she agreed to raise a new SR with level 2 officer and told me that level 2 officer would contact me in 7-10 days.

But the next day, my case status was changed to New card being produced. Had I not contacted an officer through Emma chat, I would have received my green card today.
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I 485 EB 3 - New Card Is Being Produced
Hi everyone, today I got the update on my case and its card is being produced. Interview waived.

My timeline (from bottom to top) for your reference:

March 15, 2021 New Card Is Being Produced
July 27, 2020 We received your response for Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.
June 9, 2020 We sent a request for additional evidence for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.
July 27, 2020 We received your response for Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.
January 24, 2020 We sent a request for initial evidence for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.
November 21, 2019 The fingerprints relating to your Form I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, were taken.
October 24, 2019 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
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anyone here who filed 485 on Dec 2019 /jan 2020 on eb3 and got rfe or approval from SRC?
I saw few cases where people has started to ger RFE from SRC directly after no moment for 9-10 months. Could you please share your experience here so that we can see where the case is moving for EB3 filed in TSC.
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