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I'm planning on traveling back to my country next month but I'm not sure if that's okay.

I entered the US on June 4th last year on a B1/B2 visa and was allowed to legally stay till December 3rd.

I married a US citizen and filed AOS.

The USCIS received my application on December 23rd and I received NOA in mail on January 7th this year.

My out-of-status period is less than 180 days and I have got my combo card(AP).

Am I going to have any problem trying to re-enter the US?

I know about the 3/10 years ban but I'm not qualified to either of them.

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I'm planning on traveling back to my country next month but I'm not sure if that's okay.

I entered the US on June 4th last year on a B1/B2 visa and was allowed to legally stay till December 3rd.

I married a US citizen and filed AOS.

The USCIS received my application on December 23rd and I received NOA in mail on January 7th this year.

My out-of-status period is less than 180 days and I have got my combo card(AP).

Am I going to have any problem trying to re-enter the US?

I know about the 3/10 years ban but I'm not qualified to either of them.

No problems.

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AS long as you are back for the interview.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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AP does not guarantee your reentry, please keep it in mind. Your interview is coming soon so be patient and wait for your status adjusted.


N400

12/06/2014: Package filed

12/31/2014: Fingerprinted

02/06/2015: In-Line for Interview

04/15/2015: Passed Interview

05/05/2015: Oath letter was sent

05/22/2015: Oath Ceremony

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Nancy, that's actually not true. The field office that takes care of my case is the one in Denver,CO. As the official site shows, they only processed the cases that were received last June as of this February. I also looked up the cases that are processed through Denver office on Visajourney. The cases that were received last August are just scheduled for interviews. I got RFE twice. I don't expect getting the interview notice until the end of the year.

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Nancy, that's actually not true. The field office that takes care of my case is the one in Denver,CO. As the official site shows, they only processed the cases that were received last June as of this February. I also looked up the cases that are processed through Denver office on Visajourney. The cases that were received last August are just scheduled for interviews. I got RFE twice. I don't expect getting the interview notice until the end of the year.

Don't trust the processing time on uscis website, it doesn't reflect real time. Anyways, for you own good, you don't have to travel if you don't have to. Good luck


N400

12/06/2014: Package filed

12/31/2014: Fingerprinted

02/06/2015: In-Line for Interview

04/15/2015: Passed Interview

05/05/2015: Oath letter was sent

05/22/2015: Oath Ceremony

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I never heard of people getting problems while entering back to US with AP document. That's the idea of the document to Parole in Advance.

I even know someone that used almost 8 times his AP to travel everywhere!

It's true that no one except for US Citizens are guaranteed for entry admission but that's totally normal and happens in every country worldwide.

Go!!!Travel!! Visit your family!! I'm overstayed for less than 180 days too waiting for my AP to come I can't wait to get it and go to my country right away.

Check out this link and read stories of people traveling on AP.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/115-working-traveling-during-us-immigration/


---------------------------------- AOS ---------------------------------------------------------

February 28, 2015: AOS Packet Sent via FedEX to Chicago Lockbox: I-130, I-485, I-765, I-131.

DAY 19 - March 21, 2015: NOA for Biometrics Appointment scheduled on 04/01/2015

DAY 77 - May 19, 2015: EAD and AP has been approved "We ordered your new card"

DAY 84 - May 26, 2015: We mailed your EAD to the address you gave us/USPS picked up the Card

DAY 85 - May 27, 2015: Interview Scheduled for June 29, 2015.

** May 29: Traveled with my AP back to my country and came back three weeks after with no problems Click here to ready the report **

DAY 117 - June 29, 2015: Had our interview. Approved on the spot.

DAY 124 - July 6, 2015: Welcome noticed received.

DAY 134 - July 16, 2015: Green Card delivered to my home by USPS - END OF AOS -

---------------------------------- ROC ---------------------------------------------------------

DAY 1 - April 7, 2017: Sent I-751 to CSC

 

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*** Thread moved from "AOS from WS&T Visas" main forum to the Working & Traveling forum -- topic involves travel. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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