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Delay on Interview Letter due Name Change request on N-400?

#1 csoul

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 11:38 AM

Hello guys,

I am wondering if you guys think there is a possible delay between the Biometrics and Interview Letter because of any name change request on the N-400 (remember that for those cases a Judge need to be present in the Oath Ceremony so is not the "regular/normal" oath ceremony).

What do you think?

I am not worry yet but most of the guys in vj received their interview letters in Denver less than 30 days (the average is 25 days) after the biometrics and I did an early biometrics and still nothing of my interview letter. :unsure:

I really need to receive the interview letter ASAP because I am waiting to schedule my knee surgery and avoid to put that date on the same day of my interview or oath. Doctor is pretty busy and will be very difficult to change the date once on the system without any further delay.


Thanks.
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05/25/10 - N-400 package delivered in Phoenix, AZ
06/04/10 - Check cashed
06/10/10 - NOA received
06/16/10 - Case available online
06/17/10 - Case online showing RFE (Biometrics notice) sent on 06/16/10
06/21/10 - Biometrics Letter Received
07/08/10 - Biometrics appointment
07/07/10 - Walk in Biometrics
08/06/10 - Email / Text for for new case status: "Test and Interview"
08/09/10 - Interview Appointment letter received for 09/13/10
09/13/10 - Interview Approved!
09/13/10 - Same Day Ceremony! I am a US Citizen!

#2 v333k

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 11:58 AM

Hi,
Although this suggestion is going to be a little tough to accept, but I would go ahead and schedule your knee surgery, and if you happen to receive the interview/oath dates on the same day, then I would reschedule that. One member rescheduled the interview for a thesis defense at his university and USCIS is much better at rescheduling for naturalization than during the ROC process.

I think that in your case, yes, the name change request might pose a small delay, and the early biometrics will not really affect when you receive your interview letter.

good luck!
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06/28/11 .. Mailed N-400 package via Priority mail with delivery confirmation
06/30/11 .. Package Delivered to Dallas Lockbox
07/06/11 .. Received e-mail notification of application acceptance
07/06/11 .. Check cashed
07/08/11 .. Received NOA letter
07/29/11 .. Received text/e-mail for biometrics notice
08/03/11 .. Received Biometrics letter - scheduled for 8/24/11
08/04/11 .. Walk-in finger prints done.
08/08/11 .. Received text/e-mail: Placed in line for interview scheduling
09/12/11 .. Received Yellow letter dated 9/7/11
09/13/11 .. Received text/e-mail: Interview scheduled
09/16/11 .. Received interview letter
10/19/11 .. Interview - PASSED
10/20/11 .. Received text/email: Oath scheduled
10/22/11 .. Received OATH letter

11/09/11 .. Oath ceremony

#3 csoul

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 02:24 PM

Thank for your answer v333k
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05/25/10 - N-400 package delivered in Phoenix, AZ
06/04/10 - Check cashed
06/10/10 - NOA received
06/16/10 - Case available online
06/17/10 - Case online showing RFE (Biometrics notice) sent on 06/16/10
06/21/10 - Biometrics Letter Received
07/08/10 - Biometrics appointment
07/07/10 - Walk in Biometrics
08/06/10 - Email / Text for for new case status: "Test and Interview"
08/09/10 - Interview Appointment letter received for 09/13/10
09/13/10 - Interview Approved!
09/13/10 - Same Day Ceremony! I am a US Citizen!

#4 milimelo

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Posted 06 August 2010 - 01:52 AM

I suggest giving the mis-information line a call. It's been a month since your bio and by now you should have received something from them. Give them a call as interview is not different from any other N400 interview - only the oath will be different as it has to be administered by a judge in the court, not USCIS office.
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3/20/2009 - Biometrics notice received (no NOA1)
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3/03/2010 N400 sent to Arizona Lockbox
3/15/2010 Check cashed
3/17/2010 NOA1
3/18/2010 - Biometrics notice sent
3/26/2010 Early biometrics done at an ASC different from the one assigned to (Original BIO date was 4/15)
4/30/2010 Yellow letter received and info from USCIS mil line they are working on my interview letter (6/17 appt)
5/1/2010 Text and email interview letter sen
5/6/2010 Interview letter received - scheduled for 6/17/2010 at 10:05am
6/17/2010 Interview appointment - PASSED
6/29/2010 US Citizen

#5 csoul

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Posted 07 August 2010 - 09:37 AM

Milimelo, your sugestion was perfect.

For those with the same delay (more than a month after the biometrics) when you call the mis-information line ;) they will prove again that they don't know anything about the process as we know.

Yesterday I call them in the morning, the girl told me "wow! but you have a request of evidence!" and I said "as you know in N-400 the request for evidence normally is the Biometrics appointment letter, the one that I already received" but she said "no, no request for evidence is not the biometrics" and I said in my mind "ok, whatever" but she told me something that I thought was good "let me open a service request to see why you didn't get the RFE letter" and I was sure that this was going to be good because that will force to touch my case and see whats going on.

Soooo! almost at 11pm (yesterday) I get the email and text saying that my case was transfered for interview to my local office!

My best friend was in the exactly same position here in Denver (we sent our applications the same day and biometrics was also the same day (walk in)) and she called after me asking for the same thing and they told her the same words about the RFE and created the service request. She called this morning telling me about her email/text!

So if you have a delay of more than a month between Biometrics and Interview letter, just call and ask about a service request then by the end of the day your case will be updated and case transfer to your local office!

Good luck!
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05/25/10 - N-400 package delivered in Phoenix, AZ
06/04/10 - Check cashed
06/10/10 - NOA received
06/16/10 - Case available online
06/17/10 - Case online showing RFE (Biometrics notice) sent on 06/16/10
06/21/10 - Biometrics Letter Received
07/08/10 - Biometrics appointment
07/07/10 - Walk in Biometrics
08/06/10 - Email / Text for for new case status: "Test and Interview"
08/09/10 - Interview Appointment letter received for 09/13/10
09/13/10 - Interview Approved!
09/13/10 - Same Day Ceremony! I am a US Citizen!



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