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EAD/AP Combo Card

#1 Maleman

Maleman

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 09:04 PM

For some time now my wife’s AP document had been approved, but well over (30) days late of arriving in the mail box. Concerning her EAD, unlike the majority of AOS cases, her EAD was approved first, and then later came the biometrics appointment. Although, there was a concern in not having had receivied the AP, in contrasting it with the EAD, it wasn’t an immediate show stopper to travel now versus her having the opportunity to work lawfully. Please pardon the pun. On a side note, it was always our intent and goal to adhere to the USCIS polices with the utmost compliance! The EAD arrived within (10) standard days, and actually within (8) business days. After opening the Priority Mail envelope we began to study the details subscribed on the card. Much to our astonishment we discovered the card now serves a dual purpose. It also states “Serves as I-512 Advance Parole,” as an added convenience for us, not to mention we were under the impression that our AP had been lost in the snail mail underworld. (Smile) I personally was stunned to witness this since I have not read any information relating to the new EAD/AP combo card. Please allow this post to inform those waiting on your EAD and AP, and I would appreciate any feedback from those that were already aware of this change that evidently went into effect on February 11, 2011. Thanks! You can read more about this amendment at the flowing link: http://immigrationro...og/ead-ap-card/
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#2 patient2010

patient2010

    COUNTING IT ALL JOY



Posted 14 April 2011 - 09:15 PM

There r several members that have spoken of the combo card.....
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November 5, 2010 Interview 7am APPROVED!!!!!! (6months 4weeks 1day) THANK YOU LORD!!!!!

(look at my about me page in my profile if you want to see my entire k1 journey)


AOS Journey:

Feb.4, 2011 Mailed AOS packet
Feb. 7, 2011 Pkt delivered in Chicago
Feb. 10, 2011 Received txt and email of NOA for AOS, EAD, and AP
Feb. 11, 2011 Check cashed for AOS
Feb. 12, 2011 Touched
Feb. 14, 2011 received hard copy of NOA for AOS, EAD& AP
Feb. 18, 2011 received appt letter for biometrics
Feb. 28, 2011 biometrics appt @10am
Feb. 28, 2011 received txt/email AOS case transferred to csc
Mar 1, 2011 AOS Touched
Mar 3, 2011 received hard copy of AOS transfer to csc
Mar 4, 2011 AOS Touched
Mar 28, 2011 Received txt/email saying card production has been ordered. (1month 3eeks 3days)
Mar 28, 2011 Received 2nd txt/email saying we have registered this customer permanent residence status
Mar 29, 2011 Received 3rd txt/email says card production has been ordered.
April 1, 2011 greencard and welcome letter in hand!!
April 5, 2011 received txt/email EAD card production ordered
Will Start Removing Conditions Dec 2012!!!!

Dec. 26, 2012 mailed ROC paperwork
Dec. 28, 2012 NOA for ROC paperwork
Jan. 7, 2013 received bio appt letter
Jan. 24, 2013 bio appt.
June 22, 2013 10yr green card received


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#3 Inky

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 10:20 PM

Was posted in a giant thing on the USCIS website on their main page quite a while ago that they were changing it so they could get the cards out to people faster but also make their system easier for them.
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Your I-129f was approved in 5 days from your NOA1 date.
Your interview took 67 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.
AOS was approved in 2 months and 8 days without interview.

ROC was approved in 3 months and 2 days without interview.
I am a Citizen of the United States of America. 04/16/13

#4 cakely

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Posted 17 April 2011 - 05:22 PM

For some time now my wife’s AP document had been approved, but well over (30) days late of arriving in the mail box. Concerning her EAD, unlike the majority of AOS cases, her EAD was approved first, and then later came the biometrics appointment. Although, there was a concern in not having had receivied the AP, in contrasting it with the EAD, it wasn’t an immediate show stopper to travel now versus her having the opportunity to work lawfully. Please pardon the pun. On a side note, it was always our intent and goal to adhere to the USCIS polices with the utmost compliance! The EAD arrived within (10) standard days, and actually within (8) business days. After opening the Priority Mail envelope we began to study the details subscribed on the card. Much to our astonishment we discovered the card now serves a dual purpose. It also states “Serves as I-512 Advance Parole,” as an added convenience for us, not to mention we were under the impression that our AP had been lost in the snail mail underworld. (Smile) I personally was stunned to witness this since I have not read any information relating to the new EAD/AP combo card. Please allow this post to inform those waiting on your EAD and AP, and I would appreciate any feedback from those that were already aware of this change that evidently went into effect on February 11, 2011. Thanks! You can read more about this amendment at the flowing link: http://immigrationro...og/ead-ap-card/

I got mine too this month.
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#5 JimVaPhuong

JimVaPhuong

    Does this áo dài make me look fat?



Posted 17 April 2011 - 09:39 PM

Which photo do they use on the new EAD? Is it the passport style photo submitted with the application, or the biometrics photo? I ask because they used to use the biometrics photo on the old EAD card, so it seems a little odd they would approve the EAD before the biometrics had been done. They used to use the passport style photo on the AP document, though.
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12/15/2009 - K1 Visa Interview - APPROVED!
12/29/2009 - Married in Oakland, CA!
08/18/2010 - AOS Interview - APPROVED!

05/01/2013 - Removal of Conditions - APPROVED!


#6 cakely

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Posted 21 April 2011 - 06:59 PM

Which photo do they use on the new EAD? Is it the passport style photo submitted with the application, or the biometrics photo? I ask because they used to use the biometrics photo on the old EAD card, so it seems a little odd they would approve the EAD before the biometrics had been done. They used to use the passport style photo on the AP document, though.

It is a biometric photo on a new combo card the EAD and AP.
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#7 Messybrownhair

Messybrownhair

    army wife-mommy-speech therapist



Posted 21 April 2011 - 08:18 PM

It is a biometric photo on a new combo card the EAD and AP.


too bad.. my biometrics picture was pretty bad! haha
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My Journey:

We met through a study-abroad program in Shanghai, China in August of 2009

We got engaged March of 2010

I received my K1 VISA in 6 months (June-December 2010)

We were married 04/02/2011
I received my conditional 2-year greencard (AOS) in 2.5 months with no interview (April-June 2011)

Our son was born 02/03/2013

I received my masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology 04/17/2013

I received my 10-year greencard (ROC) in 3 months with no interview (March-June 2013)

My husband returned from deployment 06/20/2013

My naturalization journey took 4 months (April-August 2014)

I became a US citizen on 08/01/2014

Received passport in 3 weeks (regular processing)

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