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what happens after biometrics?

#1 sunflower3

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:26 PM

hi all

i'm a k-1 visa holder and have filed for my aos. I have my biometrics appt in a couple weeks. I was wondering what happens after the biometrics? do i have to go to an interview with my hubby? or do i just get the greencard in the mail??

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#2 keweul

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:29 PM

QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 04:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi all

i'm a k-1 visa holder and have filed for my aos. I have my biometrics appt in a couple weeks. I was wondering what happens after the biometrics? do i have to go to an interview with my hubby? or do i just get the greencard in the mail??

smiles!


I just had my biometrics...I think the next step is for your EAD to be approved (and AP if you filed that also)...Once approved it will be mailed to you, then another wait for Interview (some people receive one some don't depends on which office has your case if transferred)...if no interview then your AOS case will be approved and greencard mailed.

Edited by keweul, 14 August 2008 - 03:29 PM.

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Greencard (2008):

July 16....AOS mailed;

July 17.......AOS received
July 21.......NOA1 receipt date

July 23.......Check Cashed 
July 25.......Received NOA1

July 28.......Received Biometrics appointment 
Aug 12.....received RFE notice

Aug 13...Biometrics Appointment

August 19...RFE received, case resumed processing
Oct. 8.........EAD Card production ordered

Oct. 16.......EAD Approval noticed mailed
Oct. 18........EAD in hand (came in mail)
Nov 3.........Interview Notice received in mail
Dec 4.........Interview APPROVED, CRIS email: card production ordered
Dec 9.........Welcome noticed received in mail Dec 9.........card production ordered
Dec 14.......Received greencard in mail

 

CITIZENSHIP (2014):
May 7...Application mailed out


#3 Eric-Pris

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:32 PM

QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 04:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi all

i'm a k-1 visa holder and have filed for my aos. I have my biometrics appt in a couple weeks. I was wondering what happens after the biometrics? do i have to go to an interview with my hubby? or do i just get the greencard in the mail??

smiles!

It depends, it's not the same for everybody. Some people get transferred to the California Service Center (CSC), and then are usually approved without an interview. Other cases are transferred to the local office for interview. Nobody knows how they choose who gets transferred where, it's the luck of the draw. It's like playing lotto, except that we all win in the end, but some have an easier and quicker time with it. good.gif

The common denominator is that we all wait until we hear something.
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#4 sunflower3

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:35 PM

QUOTE (kid brooklyn @ Aug 14 2008, 04:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 04:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi all

i'm a k-1 visa holder and have filed for my aos. I have my biometrics appt in a couple weeks. I was wondering what happens after the biometrics? do i have to go to an interview with my hubby? or do i just get the greencard in the mail??

smiles!

It depends, it's not the same for everybody. Some people get transferred to the California Service Center (CSC), and then are usually approved without an interview. Other cases are transferred to the local office for interview. Nobody knows how they choose who gets transferred where, it's the luck of the draw. It's like playing lotto, except that we all win in the end, but some have an easier and quicker time with it. good.gif

The common denominator is that we all wait until we hear something.



any idea what typical wait time is after biometrics from green card?
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#5 payxibka

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:35 PM

QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 03:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi all

i'm a k-1 visa holder and have filed for my aos. I have my biometrics appt in a couple weeks. I was wondering what happens after the biometrics? do i have to go to an interview with my hubby? or do i just get the greencard in the mail??

smiles!


I was wondering what happens after the biometrics? you wait

do i have to go to an interview with my hubby? Maybe

or do i just get the greencard in the mail?? Maybe

Edited by fwaguy, 14 August 2008 - 03:36 PM.

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YMMV

#6 raphandarrin

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:38 PM

after the biometrics you wait...
and wait....
and wait a little more tongue.gif
and then you might be called for an interview or receive your GC without an interview.
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02/20/2008 - wedding
06/09/2008 - finally sent package!
06/11/2008 - package received
06/19/2008 - NOA received - I-485, I-130, I-765
06/23/2008 - I-765 correction sent
06/25/2008 - I-765 correction received
06/30/2008 - NOA received, biometrics scheduled
07/11/2008 - I-485, I-765 touched
07/15/2008 - Biometrics
09/14/2008 - 90 days since NOA, no news about my EAD.
09/15/2008 - Called USCIS, no holds on my case, they made an inquiry on my EAD.
09/20/2008 - Got a letter saying they are working on my I-765 actively and there's nothing they could do, I have to wait for 6 more months till I'm "out of the" timeline again GRRRRRRRRRRR
09/25/2008 - Infopass appt.
09/26/2008 - EAD, card production ordered. YAAAAAAAAAAAY
09/29/2008 - EAD touched
10/01/2008 - EAD touched
10/03/2008 - Approval notice sent!yupyyyyyyyyyy
10/04/2008 - Finally received the EAD, time to go job hunting!
11/19/2008 - Interview letter received
01/13/2009 - Interview date APPROVED
01/13/2009 - Card production ordered
01/22/2009 - Aproval notice sent
01/22/2009 - Received Green Card YAAAAAAAAAAAAY
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#7 Old Dominion

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:39 PM

QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 04:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (kid brooklyn @ Aug 14 2008, 04:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 04:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi all

i'm a k-1 visa holder and have filed for my aos. I have my biometrics appt in a couple weeks. I was wondering what happens after the biometrics? do i have to go to an interview with my hubby? or do i just get the greencard in the mail??

smiles!

It depends, it's not the same for everybody. Some people get transferred to the California Service Center (CSC), and then are usually approved without an interview. Other cases are transferred to the local office for interview. Nobody knows how they choose who gets transferred where, it's the luck of the draw. It's like playing lotto, except that we all win in the end, but some have an easier and quicker time with it. good.gif

The common denominator is that we all wait until we hear something.



any idea what typical wait time is after biometrics from green card?


Ours was a six-month wait until the interview which is later this month.
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#8 sunflower3

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:40 PM

i just hate the waiting game SOOO MUCH! wacko.gif
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#9 Eric-Pris

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:41 PM

QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 04:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
any idea what typical wait time is after biometrics from green card?

It is anywhere from 2-24 months, but on average somewhere around 4-6 months.
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#10 richo

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 03:44 PM

QUOTE (sunflower3 @ Aug 14 2008, 01:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
i just hate the waiting game SOOO MUCH! wacko.gif



ME toooo!!!!! ClockWatch2.gif ranting33va.gif But it teaches me how to be patient...Patient...more patient...hehe whistling.gif Good luck and God bless to all of us whistling.gif
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AOS & EAD TIMELINE:
July 21, 2008---(ORIGINAL) NOA1 for AOS & EAD
July 29, 2008---"WALK-IN" BIOMETRICS DONE (AOS & EAD-1)
Oct 14, 2008---EAD1 CARD ARRIVES! Approval date is Oct. 2, 2008
Dec 10, 2008---INTERVIEW DAY! APPROVED!!!
Dec 17, 2008---WELCOME NOTICE RECEIVED
Jan 9, 2009---CARD RECEIVED FINALLY! Approval date 12-10-08..expires on 12-10-10
REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS
Sept 10,2010---REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS
CITIZENSHIP
Sept 10,2011---Application for citizenship
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