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I-485 and I-130 Part 1 (Current Status, Expires on..) HELP!

#1 Mrs. JHH

Mrs. JHH

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Posted 25 June 2012 - 10:31 AM

Hello Guys.

We are filing I-485 and I-130 concurrently.

I am having problems filing some basics on the forms. So here is my story (So you guys can understand and hopefully give me some help)


  • Arrived in the US for the first time on March , 03/05/2007 with a J1 visa.
  • Visited my country in August 2007 - Last Entry in the USA was 08/26/2007 - Stamp on I-94 with no date on authorized stay
  • Extended stay under J1 visa until 03/04/2009
  • Changed J1 to F1 on 06/08/2009 (Only nonimmigrant change of status, I didn't get a visa on passport)
  • Received a new I-94 valid from 06/08/2009 until duration of status.
  • Graduated from school on 12/22/2011.
  • Applied for OPT. Approved. EAC valid from 01/22/20012 - 01/23/2013.
  • I could not find a job within 90 days so I went out of status.


So my question is: What the hell should I put on Part 1 of the I485?: "Current Status, Expires on"
What should we put on form I-130 on part C, item 14 -"Date arrived" - (which arrival??) and "Date authorized stay expired, or will expire, as shown on form I-94???" - Which I-94? The one from my last entry which doesn't show authorized stay; or the one received later with a change of status from J1 to F1- duration of status??? OR Should we put when I graduated?

PLEASE, PRETTY PLEASE HELP!!!

J

Edited by Mrs. JSH, 25 June 2012 - 10:36 AM.

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01/22/2011 - Met my now husband
06/09/2012 - Married the Best man in the world!
 
07/14/2012 - Mailed I-130 and I-485 packages
07/23/2012 - USCIS cashed our checks
07/25/2012 - Received Notice of Action letters for I-130, I-485 and I-765. 
07/25/2012 - Received ASC Appointment Notice for biometrics. Biometrics scheduled for 08/14/2012 in Norfolk, VA.
08/07/2012 - Successful Walk-in Early Biometrics taken at a different ASC location (Alexandria, VA).
08/13/2012 - Called the FBI to ask about biometrics. USCIS have them!
08/27/2012 - Received Interview letter, Interview scheduled on Sept. 28th.
09/21/2012 - EAD card under production
09/28/2012 - Interview in Norfolk - No decision yet :(
09/29/2012 - EAD card received in the mail.
10/01/2012 - Case status updated - Approved! YAY!!!!
10/03/1012 - Card Production!!!!! YAAAAAAY!!!
10/10/2012 - Green Card received in the mail! It's beautiful!!!
 
ROC
7/7/14 -  Package sent to Vermont Service Center
7/14/14 - USCIS received Package, USCIS sent first NOA
7/22/14 - ASC Appointment Notice Letter
8/15/14 - Biometrics done
 
...waiting and waiting and waiting...

#2 Nsempa

Nsempa

    Junior Member

  • PipPip


Posted 24 July 2012 - 12:49 AM

Hello Guys.

We are filing I-485 and I-130 concurrently.

I am having problems filing some basics on the forms. So here is my story (So you guys can understand and hopefully give me some help)


  • Arrived in the US for the first time on March , 03/05/2007 with a J1 visa.
  • Visited my country in August 2007 - Last Entry in the USA was 08/26/2007 - Stamp on I-94 with no date on authorized stay
  • Extended stay under J1 visa until 03/04/2009
  • Changed J1 to F1 on 06/08/2009 (Only nonimmigrant change of status, I didn't get a visa on passport)
  • Received a new I-94 valid from 06/08/2009 until duration of status.
  • Graduated from school on 12/22/2011.
  • Applied for OPT. Approved. EAC valid from 01/22/20012 - 01/23/2013.
  • I could not find a job within 90 days so I went out of status.


So my question is: What the hell should I put on Part 1 of the I485?: "Current Status, Expires on"
What should we put on form I-130 on part C, item 14 -"Date arrived" - (which arrival??) and "Date authorized stay expired, or will expire, as shown on form I-94???" - Which I-94? The one from my last entry which doesn't show authorized stay; or the one received later with a change of status from J1 to F1- duration of status??? OR Should we put when I graduated?

PLEASE, PRETTY PLEASE HELP!!!

J

just put duration of status
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Timeline for I-130 and I-485 and I-765

 

06/07/2010 - Married

06/30/2012 - I-130 package mailed (filed separately) 

07/03/2012 - Package received

07/05/2012 - NOA1 received

03/08/2013 - NOA2 received (Approval notice)

07/03/2013 - I-485/I-765 package sent

07/08/2013 - Package received

07/11/2013 - NOA1 for I-485/I-765 received

07/16/2013 - Biometrics Notice received

08/07/2013 - Biometrics completed

08/21/2013 - Notice to appear for interview received. Scheduled for 09/26/2013

09/05/2013 - Notice of EAD approval received

09/13/2013 - EAD delivered by USPS

09/26/2013 - Interview - ***Approved***

09/27/2013 - Card/Document production

09/27/2013 - Permanent Residence status registered- notice mailed

10/03/2013 - NOA2 for I-485/Welcome Letter received

10/04/2013 - Received an update- Card mailed

10/09/2013 - Card Received

 

To God Be The Glory Great Things He has Done!!!

 




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