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10 year green card following AOS approval for K-1 visa
Posted 28 July 2010 - 04:40 PM
Has anyone else received a 10 year green directly after being approved for AOS? We are very happy, but we were warned by other filiers that we were supposed to get a 2 year conditional green card first following an AOS for the K-1 visa (and then we would file for the 10 year green card). Should I consider going to the USCIS website (infopass) and request to set up an appt to talk to someone to confirm we have the correct green card or should I not stir the pot up? I don't want to risk my wife traveling in 2+ years and then being told she can not return. On the otherhand I don't want to lose a 10 year green card because I questioned it.
Thanks for any feedback.
Posted 28 July 2010 - 06:53 PM
Posted 29 July 2010 - 02:04 PM
We got a 10yr GC on our AOS from K1 also. I have seen other people on the site get a 10 yr card also from a K1. I posted the same message and was told people have had this happen and when they went to apply for citizenship was denied because they never removed conditions. I searched this site and never found anyone having that problem. Just to be on the safe side, I called USCIS and inquired if my wife was listed as a permanent resident or a conditional, they pulled her up in the system, and said she is not a conditional resident, shows she has a 10 yr GC and is listed as permanent. So I just stopped worrying about it.
Thank you for your response. I'll ask the USCIS if she is listed as permanent or conditional.
Posted 24 September 2010 - 08:57 PM
I got the same problem with my green card. just received my green card in the mail today and was surprised to see that the expiration date is 09/16/20 and resident since 09/13/10, which means I got a-10 year green card, right?
My husband and I just had our AOS interview last Sept. 13, 2010.
Don't know if I should get worried or celebrate instead.
Edited by Joe and Juliet, 24 September 2010 - 08:59 PM.
I-129F Application*** 2009-01-16
I-229F NOA1******* 2009-02-06 (21 days after initial application)
I-129F NOA2******* 2009-06-30 (144 days after NOA1)
Packet 3 Recd****** 2009-08-01 (31 days from NOA2)
Posted 25 September 2010 - 03:59 PM
Our K3/K4 Journey
AOS/EAD Timeline (More complete information found here)
09-09-2010: Sent I-485 and I-765 (renewal for me, and first application for Pippo) via USPS with Delivery Confirmation.
09-20-2010: Received NOA1 hard copies in the mail (Receipt Date: 09-17-2010)! (09-22-2010: Check was cashed.)
09-27-2010: Received biometrics appointment letter; appointment at Jacksonville ASC on October 14, 2010 8:00 a.m.
10-12-2010: Mailed off our ASC Biometrics Letter to Jacksonville, FL to reschedule our appointment Sent it by USPS Express Mail
10-23-2010: Received mail from Jacksonville ASC dated October 15, 2010, biometrics appointment successfully rescheduled to November 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.!
11-12-2010: Biometrics complete, all files touched! Found out Pippo's actual A# It was almost not funny!
12-11-2010: Received AOS Interview Letter dated 12-03-2010. Interview on January 12, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.; Pippo's interview same day at 9:30 a.m.
01-25-2011: Kaye and Pippo received 10-year green cards dated January 20, 2011 Woohoo!
Posted 25 September 2010 - 04:03 PM
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