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RFE for Dependents
Silent reader with a question: My husband (primary) got his I-485 approved, but me and our 5 year old got issued a RFE. Anyone have a similar experience?


Also here is our timeline so far: (TSC)

Nov 2016: I-140 got approved (premium processing)
Dec 2016: I-484, I-131 filed for all, I-765 filed for me and the husband
Feb 2017: Biometrics done
Mar 2017: I-131 and I-765 approved for me and the husband, EAD/AP received
Apr 2017: I-484 for the husband approved
Apr 2017: Today: RFE for me and our 5 year old
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Driver's License renewal
Can my spouse renew Driver's license based on concurrent filing of I-140 (for myself) and I-131, I-765 and I-485 - All these for both

All these are in pending status at the moment and we have initial notices for all these filings.
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Has any one with PD:29th Nov 2016 got I-140 approved? There has been no update.
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EB3 I485 Approval
This has been a long journey but it is finally over. All thanks be to GOD! The company I work for filed my PERM since 2015. Here is my timeline:

My priority date - September 30th 2015
I140 denied in May 2016, resubmitted and approved in November 2016.
Bio-metrics done on 2/7/2017
EAD and travel parole approved on 3/17/2017
I-485 approved on 4/4/2017
Just got card in the mail today. I live in Dallas and my lawyer filed at the TX office. Best wishes to everyone still waiting.
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Employment Based GC Approved.
Silent reader, updating my timelines.

L1A, EB1, India, TSC
Concurrent Filing 19th May 2016.
I 131 approved 30th June 2016
I 140 approved 16th June 2016
I 765 approved 6th July 2016
I 485 approved 10th April 2017
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RFE received

I have a question. I received a notification last March 30, 2017 indicating that request for initial evidence was mailed on March 30th. Up to now, about 8 days, I still haven't received the notice in my mailbox. Any experience on EB2 I485 RFE? Filed last July 2016 with I 140 approved last Nivember. How long does it usually take to receive the notice.

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I485/I765/I131 approved in 77 days.
I had a timeline somewhere on here before but I can’t find it… so I will post again. Our journey is coming to a close. Completely unreal how fast it has been. Anyways:


Canadian Citizens – Texas Service Center Self Filed
01/17/17 – I140 Approved (Premium Processed from 12/27/16)
1/18/17 – Filed I485, I765, I131 concurrently for wife and I
1/20/17 – USCIS received documents
2/13/17 - Biometrics
3/27/17 – I765s, I131s case approved for Wife and I
4/6/17 – I485s Card ordered… and then 4 hours later Case Approved for Wife and I

We haven’t even received our EAD/APs yet… unreal. I will have to have my wife ship up the AP to me in Canada as her H1B and my H4 will be cancelled once the Green cards have been activated… so I can get back into the US lol.
I will be here until my cards arrive so if anyone has any questions… feel free to ask.
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EB1 - Can I travel after biometrics?
Mar 22 2017:
I have filed my documents i-140, i-485, i-765 & i-131 on EB-1

Apr 06 2017:
I have received receipt notice for the above documents.

1. How long does it take for biometrics appointment approximately ?

2. We have valid h1/h4 till Jun 2018. We need to travel to India during Jun 15th for 1 month. Can we travel outside of USA on H1B after the biometrics appointment is complete ?

3. How long does it take for AP approval approximately ?

4. Do we need to physically present in USA until our AP is approved?
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Employment based 485 Approved - EB2 ROW
Hello everyone,

Please look at the following events to get an idea of how my green card was approved.
I was getting worried, but it worked out in the end. Everyone who are waiting for much longer than me, please be strong, and I wish you all the best

My citizenship - Indian
Wife: ROW

485 filed via cross- charge ability
PERM and 140 were approved prior to application of 485, 131, and 765

EAD received for both wife and I in January.



On April 6, 2017, we ordered your new card for Receipt Number SRCXXXXXXXX, and will mail it to the address you gave us. If you move, go to to give us your new mailing address.

We received your response to our Request for Evidence for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status. Our Texas Service Center office is working on your case again.

02/10/2017 (missing gonorrhea test)
We mailed a request for initial evidence for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status.

We accepted the fingerprint fee for your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status. Our Texas Service Center location is working on your case.

Best Regards to everyone waiting.
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EB2 NSC, i-485 still pending since july 2016
07/22/2016: Filed I-140/I-485 concurrently, premium processing
08/01/2016: Received I-140 RFE
09/08/2016: Responded to I-140 RFE
09/12/2016: I-140 approved

I-485 still stuck at "updated your name for your Form I-485" stage since 08/23/2016.
Sent SR on 17 Feb, no response for 30 days.
Sent email to NSC followup to inquire about SR non-response, got this reply:

"At this time the case is assigned to an adjudications officer. Although assigned, we cannot predict the date the case may actually receive review. If you have not received a decision or other notice of action on this case within 60 days, please contact customer service for an update."

Basically, the I-485 has been pending for 257 days (~8.5 months). My immigrations attorney tells me that all I-485 approvals are taking 8-10 months now for everyone... but it seems so hard to estimate. Reading this forum it seems like some people have been waiting for years, and some only have to wait for 3-4 months...

Any advice?
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