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How soon before traveling date should i request a stamp on passport?

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I am a permanent resident. I lost my green card in December, and filed for i-90 replacement in January, with a receipt date of January 26. I have booked tickets for August 3rd (3 months away) . How soon should I make an info pass , to get a stamp on my passport, if I have not received my green card? Also how likely will it be that they will stamp my passport is there a possibility of them denying ? Ive also been missing all my dentists appointments to Tijuana because I don't have my green card, since i travel through land, If i were to ask for a stamp this early so I could travel to tijuana , would they give it to me ? Thanks !


June, 1996: EWI from Honduras and been here ever since !
April , 2001: American born father filed I-130
May 22 , 2012 : Lawyer sent AOS
June 10, 2012 : checks cashed
June 11, 2012 : NOA's arrived
June 13, 2012 : Biometrics appointment arrived for July 5th
June 19, 2012: Succesful walk-in at Bellflower,ca office
July 25, 2012 : First card production ordered text/email
July 30, 2012 : second card production ordered text/email
July 30 ,2012 : Third text/email approval notice sent
July 31,2012 : Fourth text/email usps reported it picked up email
Aug 2, 2012 : Fifth email USPS has delivered your new card at address on file
Sep 7,2012 : Text notification update: On September7th we mailed you an appointment notice for an interview for October 10,2012!!
Sep 10,2012: receieved interview letter in the mail for October 10 at LA field office!

May 6,2013 : Recieved email I-485 approved

May 10,2013: card document production ordered/ received Welcome letter

May 16,2013: Received Green Card in Mail!

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Here in Kansas City MO the officer that assisted me said they prefer to stamp the passport close to the date of travel, like within 2 weeks time, every office is a little different, make sure you bring any paperwork you have showing that you have applied for the replacement.

The officer had a hard time getting the stamp to look right on my passport, she wasted about 3 pages (stamp was good for 1 year), the reason I needed the stamp is because my GC was about to expire (I'm in the process of becoming a citizen now) and I needed proof of status to renew my DL, so she told me that if the DMV couldn't read the stamp and refused to renew my DL that I could make another infopass, bring two photos passport like and she would make me a temp ID on the spot, but I'm glad I didn't have to go back.

Well hope you can get your situation taken cared soon, good luck!

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