Hello all - my case was approved yesterday and I wanted to share my journey and some application details. This was a joint filing and we didn't get an RFE. We were lucky in that we got in just before the shutdown and have been basically waiting since biometrics were taken in March 2020.
2/5/2020 Application delivered (via FedEx) to Lewisville TX; application included form G-1145
2/10/2020 Received text from USCIS acknowledging receipt and case #; assigned to Potomac Service Center (YSC2090116ZZZ)
2/11/2020 Checks encashed; I sent separate checks for filing and biometrics although this is not necessary
2/13/2020 Received 18m extension (notice date 2/7/2020)
2/29/2020 Received biometrics appointment notice (notice date 2/21/2020); biometrics scheduled on 3/12/2020
3/12/2020 Completed biometrics (case status was updated on same day to "case was updated to show fingerprints were taken")
2/3/2021 Filed N400 online (accepted same day IOE YYYY YYYY XX)
2/8/2021 Received N400 receipt in the mail (notice date 2/3/2021)
3/5/2021 Received biometrics reuse notice (notice date 2/28/2021)
10/7/2021 Status updated to "New Card Is Being Produced"
Summary of documents submitted (all of them had both our names) - joint bank account statements, credit card statements, tax returns and transcripts, pictures from trips, travel itineraries, sworn (but NOT notarized) affidavits from friends, wills, copy of leases and renters insurances, vehicle title and insurance, proof that we are each others beneficiaries on our 401K, and life insurance, and proof that we are on the same health insurance.
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