I am sharing my experience. I have been a silent reader most of the time and this forum have helped me a lot to understand and to h e hope:
PD: March 2019
File I 140: October 2019
Approved I 140: begging December
Filed I 485 and I 765 and I 131: December 18
Approved EAD combo card : January 8 2020
Card produce: Sep 4
Case approved : sep 11
Card was mailed : Sep 11
Waiting for my card.
Good luck all, and thank you
For awhile now, I've been a silent and avid reader of this forum, somewhat deriving some comfort from other people's experiences while waiting for me green card. Thank God it is finally over.
Here's the timeline of my green card journey:
Priority date: 7/30/2019
Received date: 7/30/2019, Concurrent filing for I-140, I-485, I-765, I-131.
9/24/2019-Approval for I-140
11/28/2019-Case transferred to NBC
1/7/2020-EAD card and advanced parole received
4/29/2019- RFE for medical
5/11/2020- RFE response received
8/3/2020 Interview notice received.
8/31/2020- Green card interview. Was approved on the spot as priority date was current.
9/1/2020-Status changed to I-485 petition was approved
9//10/2020-Card was mailed to me.
9/12/2020 Received Green Card
Yes its over its over: I touched it and I smelled it , got emotional when I opened the priority mail envelope, yeah it was there it looked green with my name on it. All the memories rushed into my mind, the flashbacks of almost 9 yrs, those hard times, struggle, pain, cry, job loss, losing H1b status, jobless for months, change of status from one to another, change of jobs, RFE, the fear of losing status, anxieties, sleepless nights etc etc. what a painful ride. I can write novel about its journey. Thank God it's finally over. I hope you all get yours too. sorry for writing too much just got emotional.
EB3/ROW PD: 1/21/2019
interview: 2/20/2020( case not approved at the spot because of retrogression on March)
Online status after interview: Interview was completed and case must be reviewed PD became current :
We applied for EADs initially in 2017, then 2018 and 2020 as well.
We received our Green Cards on 03-Sep-2020.
While EB-1 dates have traditionally been "Current", our wait times did cause some level of frustration, given that our expectation was to receive the green card within a year of applying. However, considering that we waited for considerably lesser time compared to those in EB-2 and EB-3 queues, feel lucky, and more importantly, given the current circumstances, we certainly feel relieved about getting our green cards!
I have been a silent reader and sharing my experience all through out my entire journey. I arrived in US as H1B since 2014. Struggled a lot along the way, there were ups and downs, and when I had a serious talks with my employer and agreed to file sponsorship - it just gave me hope. It wasn't easy to live and work in USA not knowing your future, fearing what tomorrow brings me with my family. But I remained calm and took day by day issues because life must go on. I knew my employer was taking advantage of our situation but I kept myself busy and focused on whats ahead of us. Prayers will help and encourage the same for you guys to do the same. Patience:-)
Its a long line that we have to endure, but in time you're time will be up and you'd feel free. . .at last!
Thank you everyone who have shared their experiences and thoughts, I surely benefited from it and learned a lot. KEEP SAFE.
I have been on thread for a long time and i would like to share the good news that i finally received the GC in hand on 09/07/2020.
Here is my full history:
PD = RD = 5/31/2017
09/08/2020: Card in Hand.
08/21/2020: We approved your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.
08/20/2020: We ordered your new card.
01/28/2019: Your interview for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, was completed, and your case must be reviewed. We will mail you a notice if we make a decision or take further action.
11/02/2018: We are ready to schedule your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, for an interview.
06/08/2018: We transferred your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, to another USCIS office that now has jurisdiction over your case.
06/08/2017: We accepted the fingerprint fee for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Our Nebraska Service Center location is working on your case.
Hello everyone: Finally My GC is approved on 8/31/2020
Thanks so much to everyone for the posts in this forum, best platform to learn and cut down anxiety. Following is my time line, I hope it's helpful to lower anxiety. It seems all current PD cases are being approved fast, be patience and good luck.
EB3 based PERM Mech. Eng
I-1485/i-140 uscis RD: 6/21/2019 (concurrent)
i-140 approval : 10/08/2019 (regular processing)
interview: 02/20/2020 ( did not get approved at the spot because of visa retrogression)
online status after interview: interview was completed case must be reviewed.
status changed to Card production: 08/28/2020
i485-case approved: 08/31/2020
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