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#1 Yanka

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:10 PM

Hi,
My biometrics was scheduled on the 14th of September and i missed it. I'm going to reschedule it tomorrow. Just wanted to know how this will affect my AOS application.anyone with same experience?
Can someone please tell me how to get email and/text notifications?
thank you
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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:20 PM

Hi,
My biometrics was scheduled on the 14th of September and i missed it. I'm going to reschedule it tomorrow. Just wanted to know how this will affect my AOS application.anyone with same experience?
Can someone please tell me how to get email and/text notifications?
thank you



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#3 Harpa Timsah

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:29 PM

Sept 14 was a week ago... so if you still haven't gone in to the place, there is chance they will deny you for failure to appear. I would show up Monday (or try tomorrow if they are open) and get your fingerprints done. You can show the appointment letter you have for the 14th and they will let you in.

This is not something you should take lightly.
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#4 ceadsearc

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:41 PM

Sept 14 was a week ago... so if you still haven't gone in to the place, there is chance they will deny you for failure to appear. I would show up Monday (or try tomorrow if they are open) and get your fingerprints done. You can show the appointment letter you have for the 14th and they will let you in.

This is not something you should take lightly.


Agreed. Biometrics needs to be rescheduled beforehand. If you don't get your fingerprints done before USCIS notices, basically, they'll deny you and you will have to pay to refile or reopen. Calling to reschedule won't guarantee anything - USCIS notoriously does NOT communicate rescheduling requests. Walk in first thing Monday if you can.
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ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

08.06.2010 - Sent off I-485
08.25.2010 - NOA hard copies received (x4), case status available online: 765, 131, 130.
10.15.2010 - RFE received: need 2 additional photos for AP.
10.18.2010 - RFE response sent certified mail
10.21.2010 - Service request placed for biometrics
10.25.2010 - RFE received per USCIS
10.26.2010 - Text/email received - AP approved!
10.28.2010 - Biometrics appointment received, dated 10/22 - set for 11/19 @ 3:00 PM
11.01.2010 - Successful biometrics walk-in @ 9:45 AM; EAD card sent for production text/email @ 2:47 PM! I-485 case status now available online.
11.04.2010 - Text/Email (2nd) - EAD card sent for production
11.08.2010 - Text/Email (3rd) - EAD approved
11.10.2010 - EAD received
12.11.2010 - Interview letter received - 01.13.11
01.13.2011 - Interview - no decision on the spot
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REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS

11.02.2012 - Mailed I-751 packet to VSC
11.08.2012 - Checks cashed
11.10.2012 - NOA1 received, dated 11.06.2012
11.17.2012 - Biometrics letter received for 12.05.2012
11.23.2012 - Successful early biometrics walk-in

05.03.2013 - Approved! Card production ordered!

 

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#5 Yanka

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:57 PM

I'll go for the biometrics monday morning. Anything else you could advise? tx
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#6 ceadsearc

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 08:22 PM

I'll go for the biometrics monday morning. Anything else you could advise? tx


Honestly, on the weekend, I'm not sure there is much to be done. You could call USCIS and ask to speak to a tier 2 person and see what the status of your case is, but AFAIK you probably aren't going to be able to reach them on the weekend. Were I you, I would just go first thing Monday morning and try the walk-in and go from there. Your walk-in will most likely be successful since you're coming late, not early, but if for some reason it isn't you can call USCIS then.
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OUR TIMELINE

I am the USC, husband is adjusting from B2.

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

08.06.2010 - Sent off I-485
08.25.2010 - NOA hard copies received (x4), case status available online: 765, 131, 130.
10.15.2010 - RFE received: need 2 additional photos for AP.
10.18.2010 - RFE response sent certified mail
10.21.2010 - Service request placed for biometrics
10.25.2010 - RFE received per USCIS
10.26.2010 - Text/email received - AP approved!
10.28.2010 - Biometrics appointment received, dated 10/22 - set for 11/19 @ 3:00 PM
11.01.2010 - Successful biometrics walk-in @ 9:45 AM; EAD card sent for production text/email @ 2:47 PM! I-485 case status now available online.
11.04.2010 - Text/Email (2nd) - EAD card sent for production
11.08.2010 - Text/Email (3rd) - EAD approved
11.10.2010 - EAD received
12.11.2010 - Interview letter received - 01.13.11
01.13.2011 - Interview - no decision on the spot
01.24.2011 - Approved! Card production ordered!

REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS

11.02.2012 - Mailed I-751 packet to VSC
11.08.2012 - Checks cashed
11.10.2012 - NOA1 received, dated 11.06.2012
11.17.2012 - Biometrics letter received for 12.05.2012
11.23.2012 - Successful early biometrics walk-in

05.03.2013 - Approved! Card production ordered!

 

CITIZENSHIP

 

Filing in November 2013


#7 seth2013

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 11:08 PM

I heard from someone at my local Portland office that you can do biometrics with an INFOPASS appointment. That may only be my local office, but you can schedule something this weekend right on the uscis website so they can at least see that you have something scheduled. Definitely try to go in first thing Monday though, like everyone's said. Good luck!
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#8 Hypnos

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 04:20 AM

Typically if you miss your biometrics appointment then your case is automatically denied.

You should speak to a tier 2 ISO on the USCIS misinformation line (1-800-375-5283) and explain the situation, or appear in person at an Infopass appointment, before this happens.

Edited by Hypnos, 22 September 2012 - 04:21 AM.

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#9 Harpa Timsah

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 09:31 AM

In some places, the INFOPASS place and the biometrics place are separate. I would just go to the biometrics place first thing monday morning. I wouldn't wait on hold with anyone on the phone.
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ROC:
5/23/12: Sent out package
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#10 Yanka

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:15 PM

In some places, the INFOPASS place and the biometrics place are separate. I would just go to the biometrics place first thing monday morning. I wouldn't wait on hold with anyone on the phone.

I called them yesterday to ask what is the procedure if you miss your appointment. He told me i need to send a request to reschedule. Based on this, can i assume that my application still is in the process, and no action was taken for not appearing on the 14th?
i'd really appreciate ur input!!!! still planing to go for biometrics on Monday morning. TX
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#11 seth2013

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 12:33 PM

I would go first thing Monday in the AM. If they don't let you do it there, have the request to reschedule ready to drop in the mail (or even ready to overnight).

Edited by sethless, 22 September 2012 - 12:33 PM.

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Day 139 - 17 September 2012 Interview & APPROVED on the Spot!! :)
Day 145 - 23 September 2012 Received Green Card!

 

ROC - Eligible June 19 2014

Day 0 - 18 June 2014 Mailed ROC package via 2 day priority

Day 2 - 20 June 2014 Package received at CSC

Day 6 - 24 June 2014 Check cashed

Day 26 - 14 July 2014 Biometrics

Day 42 - 29 July 2014 Approval and Card Production Email

Day 49 - 5 August 2014 Received Green Card


#12 ceadsearc

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 01:06 PM

I called them yesterday to ask what is the procedure if you miss your appointment. He told me i need to send a request to reschedule. Based on this, can i assume that my application still is in the process, and no action was taken for not appearing on the 14th?
i'd really appreciate ur input!!!! still planing to go for biometrics on Monday morning. TX


Who did you talk to? The person who answers the phone initially works for a call center. They answer questions from scripts and do not have full access to your files so take anything they tell you with a grain of salt.
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OUR TIMELINE

I am the USC, husband is adjusting from B2.

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

08.06.2010 - Sent off I-485
08.25.2010 - NOA hard copies received (x4), case status available online: 765, 131, 130.
10.15.2010 - RFE received: need 2 additional photos for AP.
10.18.2010 - RFE response sent certified mail
10.21.2010 - Service request placed for biometrics
10.25.2010 - RFE received per USCIS
10.26.2010 - Text/email received - AP approved!
10.28.2010 - Biometrics appointment received, dated 10/22 - set for 11/19 @ 3:00 PM
11.01.2010 - Successful biometrics walk-in @ 9:45 AM; EAD card sent for production text/email @ 2:47 PM! I-485 case status now available online.
11.04.2010 - Text/Email (2nd) - EAD card sent for production
11.08.2010 - Text/Email (3rd) - EAD approved
11.10.2010 - EAD received
12.11.2010 - Interview letter received - 01.13.11
01.13.2011 - Interview - no decision on the spot
01.24.2011 - Approved! Card production ordered!

REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS

11.02.2012 - Mailed I-751 packet to VSC
11.08.2012 - Checks cashed
11.10.2012 - NOA1 received, dated 11.06.2012
11.17.2012 - Biometrics letter received for 12.05.2012
11.23.2012 - Successful early biometrics walk-in

05.03.2013 - Approved! Card production ordered!

 

CITIZENSHIP

 

Filing in November 2013


#13 Yanka

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 01:16 PM

Who did you talk to? The person who answers the phone initially works for a call center. They answer questions from scripts and do not have full access to your files so take anything they tell you with a grain of salt.


I guess i just talked to a person who works for a call center. Who do you think i should talk to? tx
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#14 newlyweds2010

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 03:19 PM

I guess i just talked to a person who works for a call center. Who do you think i should talk to? tx


Just go there on Monday morning.
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#15 Xanax

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Posted 22 September 2012 - 04:56 PM

It says on the biometrics form that if you fail to appear on your scheduled date that your petition is considered abandoned.

I would try and do a walk in on Monday. I hope you are not denied.
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