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Accompanying the principal applicant

I received a letter from NVC that it is time to process the immigrant visa as a visa is available for an I-130 filed over 14 years ago. However, the principal applicant has children older than 18 years that was supposed to be accompanying principal applicant in the application. Can they still accompany him now that they are older than 18 years or older.
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Philadelphia Field office
I filed I-130/I485 on June 26th 2019 for my parents. On Oct 1st online status changed to ready for interview....Its been 4 weeks now and status has not changed....Can anyone share their wait time experience with Philadelphia filed office?...Thanks
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April Filer - Rhode Island- Johnston Office
Hi there,

4/15/19 - Case Received
(This was for both:AOE i485 AND
Combo card (Employment Authorization + Travel Doc)

4/19/19 - Accepted Fingerprint Fee / working on case

7/17/19 - R.F.E Letter
(requesting updates tax returns for my sponsor)

8/19/19 - R.F.E Received / working on case

9/5/19 - Ready to schedule interview (A.O.E)

9/16/19 - Interview Scheduled

10/17/19 - Interview @ Johnston Office - Rhode Island

(Ps* Interview could’ve gone better if we had better prepared- we live together and thought since it was legit we had nothing to worry about. BIG MISTAKE! We arrived half hour before, my husband was called in first, alone 20 min before the actual scheduled time. He was in the room for 40 min then I was called in, stayed in for 20 minutes, then they called him back in for another 5 minutes... We have travel plans for Nov 8th and I brought the tickets for both myself and my husband, she didn’t want to see it. Only after seeing my combo card she mentioned I COULD leave the country without worries but I might not go at all since I havent heard anything back from the interview and don’t want us both being gone when they could ask for more evidence. I had taken a folder with a ton of bank statements, life insurance paperwork, credit card statements, travel (weekend getaway) receipts, 2 photo álbuns - 1 of the wedding and 1 with all sorts of pics for everything we had done until the weekend before the interview in case they wanted to keep any of them - she hardly looked at them - sad. I had spent MONTHS putting together my beautiful wedding album and our “adventures” album. :(
As of now I’m waiting for them to either show up at our house or another RFE letter.... I did miss out on some other docs such as car insurance paperwork, junk mail, birthday cards, anniversary cards, Our joint taxes, yup, I forgot to bring a printed copy of our joint taxes...

Advice if I may : prepare, prepare, prepare- take all the docs you have, go over basic information and put down a timeline of dates on paper so you don’t BLANK OUT. It is intense being interrogated knowing your future depends on it and I totally blanked out multiple times.

I download the paid version of the USCIS
app but yet nothing has been up Updated, neither via mail nor via the app)

Good luck and where are all the Rhode Island filers???
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I-130 for parents
hello everyone
I become a citizen last week, and I want to file I-130 for my both parents.
I live in North Texas,
question:- how long does take all processing time comes to my parents in the United States?
they are never been the USA.

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May 2019 Chicago
Thank you all for sharing your experiences. My journey is almost over. Below is my timeline.
If you have any questions feel free to ask.
5/2/19- Application sent
5/3/19-Application received by John
5/10/19- Txt confirming receipt
5/11/19- I-797 Notice of receipt for all apps
5/17/19- Biometrics appointment notice
5/31/19- Biometrics appointment
8/28/19- Case ready to be scheduled for interview
9/7/19- Interview Scheduled
9/13/19- Interview notice
10/18/19- Email notice that forms I-130 & I-485 had been approved and approval notices sent
Now just waiting for the notices and green card in the mail.
Good luck to everyone and God bless.
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Parents I485 waiting time
Dear All,

My parents I485 fingerprint review was completed on 8/8/2019, it has been more than two months, still no response, does anyone know how long it will be take to be approved or at leat receieved feed back from uscis. They are 58 years old and submitted the case in Houston Texas.
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I130 STILL PENDING -Advice needed
Hello everyone,
Its been long -2 time since my lawyer filed I130 application at Potomac center , after 6 months they transferred the case to st louis nbc center and the letter we received says- case was transferred and a new office has jurisdiction. I'm not sure whats going on with my file. the concern is case processing date already passed long time ago. and the total time since application filed is- 22 months and have not heard any update yet. not even interview date.

PLEASE HELP ME to understand this situation and Is there any concern because i have been thinking and little stressed??
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Duplicate Notice Was Mailed
Just wanna ask if what does this mean "Duplicate Notice Was Mailed about a decision on your Form I - 130, I - 485, and I 765"?
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hi everyone an anyone
my PD 2-26-2019 BIO 4-25-2019 notting till now when I check my online case it says case not asing to an officers yet what does that mean an how long will it take still waiting for EAD so stressful anyone with this same problem please share thank you so much I cant have no job no money omg its so painful
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Waiting period of passport with visa
My interview was on 6th September it went good counseled gave me rights of spouse document he said we are giving you visa and you will get your passport in 2 weeks on 10th working day I called ustraveler docs to check status they collected my case info and proceeded inquiry without telling me after 4 days I got this email
Your case has been updated, please log back into your account to view the details.

Date/Time Case Opened: 9/20/2019 8:34 AM
Description: Call Log Name
Call-2019- 09-20-16972242

Passport Status
Origin: Portal
Case Reason:
Public Response: Dear Sir/Madam,

We have recently reviewed your immigrant visa case. To move forward, please provide us with the following

• Family registration certificate.

Please upload above mention documents at Once uploaded, we will review the documents for further processing.


Immigrant Visa Unit
U.S. Embassy, Islamabad

I am worried should I act upon this my husband says it's a generic email today is 15th working day please guide should I wait more there is no update on my case account of ceac to submit any further document please help
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