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I'm waiting for my AOS and got a letter in the mail that I need to send in a updated I-693 medical examination.It wasn't the yellow official RFE, just a white letter from the New York field office. The due date is May 22nd.

I had my medical exam done two weeks ago but still haven't got the results back. I called the medical center today and they said they call on Thursdays about the results so I would have to wait at least one more week. In the letter USCIS said they're expecting a reply by next Friday. Should I call USCIS and explain that I can't reply on time? I hope this won't make things take longer or mess anything up.

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I'm waiting for my AOS and got a letter in the mail that I need to send in a updated I-693 medical examination.It wasn't the yellow official RFE, just a white letter from the New York field office. The due date is May 22nd.

I had my medical exam done two weeks ago but still haven't got the results back. I called the medical center today and they said they call on Thursdays about the results so I would have to wait at least one more week. In the letter USCIS said they're expecting a reply by next Friday. Should I call USCIS and explain that I can't reply on time? I hope this won't make things take longer or mess anything up.

Definitely respond in one way or another to the RFE, infopass or call. Also tell the medical place to get the dang thing done that you have a

deadline, 3 weeks is too long.


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I-129F Sent : 3-31-2014, NOA2: 4-6-2014

NVC Received : some dinkelsberry yehoo in the house of clingons send our petition to the wrong consulate.

Consulate Received : July 30,2014 Transfer to right embassy complete.

Interview Date : Oct 22, 2014

Interview Result : AP , requesting another PC (not expired) and certified divorce decree (was submitted)Stokes interview via phone for petitioner 4 hrs after interview.

Oct 23 email notification visa approved.
Visa Received : Nov. 3 , 2014 VISA IN HAND.

US Entry : Nov. 21, 2014

Marriage : Dec 27, 2014

AOS send : May 12, 2015, received May 14, 2015 USPS priority

Email &text : May 18, 2015, check cashed May 19,2015, return receipt May 21, 2015 stamped USCIS Lockbox, NOA1 (3x) May 22,2015

Biometrics : June 1, 2015 letter received for appointment June 8, 2015, successful walk-in June 1, 2015

RFE : June 12, 2015 for income not meeting guideline. Income does ( ! ) exceed guideline.

RFE response : June 26, 2015 returned with a boat load full of financial evidence.

UPDATE: July 5, 2015 updated on all 3 cases, RFE received June 30, 2015.

Service request : Aug 12, 2015, letter received that it will be processed within 90 days from receipt of RFE.

UPDATE: Aug 24, 2015, EAD card being produced/ordered. ( 102 days from AOS receipt day and 55 days from RFE response received.) Thank you Jesus !

Emails : Aug 24, 2015, EAD approved, EAD card ordered.

I-797 EAD/AP approval notice received : Aug 27, 2015

EAD/AP combo card mailed : Aug 27, 2015, EAD/AP combo card received: Aug 31, 2015

Renewal application send for EAD/AP : May 31,2016 (AOS pending over 1 year). Received June 2, 2016,Notice date June7, 2016, emails,texts, NOA1 hard copy

Service request for pending AOS April 21, 2016, case not assigned yet.
Service request for pending AOS June 14, 2016, tier 2 said performing background checks.
Expedite request for EAD/AP Aug 3, 2016, Aug10 notification >request was received, assigned, completed. RFE letter requesting evidence for expedite, docs faxed Aug18

*Service request for I-485 Aug 3, 2016, Aug11 notification> request was assigned. Service request Dec 2, 2016.
AOS Interview letter received Aug 12, 2016

AOS Interview September 21, 2016.

Second Biometrics appointment letters received for EAD and AOS on Aug 15, 2016 for Aug 17 ( 2 day notice).

Second Biometrics completed Aug 17, 2016

Third Biometrics appointment letter received Aug 19, 2016 for Sept. 1, 2016. WTH ?!

EAD/AP (renewal) approval Aug 22, 2016, NOA2 received Aug 25, 2016

Renewal EAD in production notification text and online, expedite successful 4 days after RFE request response was faxed, Aug25mailed,Aug29received.

Sept. 21 Interview, 2 hour interview, we were separated and asked about 50 questions each for an hour each. IO was firm but professional, some smiles.
Several service requests made, contacted Senator and Ombudsman. Background checks still pending.
July 21, 2017 HOME VISIT.  Went well. Topic thread in AOS forum.
Waiting to skip ROC and get 10 yr GC due to over 2 year while pending AOS
AOS APPROVED Oct. 4, 2017 * Green card in hand Oct 13, 2017 !!!!!

First K1 denied after 16 month of AP. Refiled. We are a couple since 2009. Not a sprint but a matter of endurance.

 

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I'm waiting for my AOS and got a letter in the mail that I need to send in a updated I-693 medical examination.It wasn't the yellow official RFE, just a white letter from the New York field office. The due date is May 22nd.

I had my medical exam done two weeks ago but still haven't got the results back. I called the medical center today and they said they call on Thursdays about the results so I would have to wait at least one more week. In the letter USCIS said they're expecting a reply by next Friday. Should I call USCIS and explain that I can't reply on time? I hope this won't make things take longer or mess anything up.

What visa are you adjusting from?

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Definitely respond in one way or another to the RFE, infopass or call. Also tell the medical place to get the dang thing done that you have a

deadline, 3 weeks is too long.

I called the USCIS customer service number and they just said to do an infopass and it might help. I doubt they'd be able to get me in early next week but I guess I can try that if it would help. Is there a better number to call and ask for an extension? The usual number just had a drone who didn't hear what I was saying at all, I'd just want to let them know it's gonna be late probably but can't seem to get through to anyone who is interested in the least.

I read somewhere that I could also send a letter to the address to explain why it will be late. And include a copy of the receipt from the medical center.

What visa are you adjusting from?

K-1. I sent the AOS almost a year ago.

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Here's the full letter I received. Like I said it doesn't look like the official yellow RFE form, just a one page letter on white paper:

Dear Applicant:

You submitted an I-693 Report of Medical... in support of your I-485. As of June 1, 2014, USCIS has limited the validity for all Forms I-693, to one year from the date of submission to USCIS. Based on these new regulations, your I-693 has expired.

Please send an updated I-693 Report of Medical.... within 30 days from the date of this notice.

Address

Thank You,

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They want a new one because yours is over a year old. Did you get another medical when you got the I-693, or just had the vaccinations transcribed, since you are adjusting from a K-1?


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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You better make sure you have it in writing when they tell you at infopass that you can send it later or you may find yourself with AOS denied.

I would for sure take a letter from the medical place explaining that the results are not in yet and are expected to be in by a certain date.

Again, 3 weeks is ridiculous.


Spoiler

 

I-129F Sent : 3-31-2014, NOA2: 4-6-2014

NVC Received : some dinkelsberry yehoo in the house of clingons send our petition to the wrong consulate.

Consulate Received : July 30,2014 Transfer to right embassy complete.

Interview Date : Oct 22, 2014

Interview Result : AP , requesting another PC (not expired) and certified divorce decree (was submitted)Stokes interview via phone for petitioner 4 hrs after interview.

Oct 23 email notification visa approved.
Visa Received : Nov. 3 , 2014 VISA IN HAND.

US Entry : Nov. 21, 2014

Marriage : Dec 27, 2014

AOS send : May 12, 2015, received May 14, 2015 USPS priority

Email &text : May 18, 2015, check cashed May 19,2015, return receipt May 21, 2015 stamped USCIS Lockbox, NOA1 (3x) May 22,2015

Biometrics : June 1, 2015 letter received for appointment June 8, 2015, successful walk-in June 1, 2015

RFE : June 12, 2015 for income not meeting guideline. Income does ( ! ) exceed guideline.

RFE response : June 26, 2015 returned with a boat load full of financial evidence.

UPDATE: July 5, 2015 updated on all 3 cases, RFE received June 30, 2015.

Service request : Aug 12, 2015, letter received that it will be processed within 90 days from receipt of RFE.

UPDATE: Aug 24, 2015, EAD card being produced/ordered. ( 102 days from AOS receipt day and 55 days from RFE response received.) Thank you Jesus !

Emails : Aug 24, 2015, EAD approved, EAD card ordered.

I-797 EAD/AP approval notice received : Aug 27, 2015

EAD/AP combo card mailed : Aug 27, 2015, EAD/AP combo card received: Aug 31, 2015

Renewal application send for EAD/AP : May 31,2016 (AOS pending over 1 year). Received June 2, 2016,Notice date June7, 2016, emails,texts, NOA1 hard copy

Service request for pending AOS April 21, 2016, case not assigned yet.
Service request for pending AOS June 14, 2016, tier 2 said performing background checks.
Expedite request for EAD/AP Aug 3, 2016, Aug10 notification >request was received, assigned, completed. RFE letter requesting evidence for expedite, docs faxed Aug18

*Service request for I-485 Aug 3, 2016, Aug11 notification> request was assigned. Service request Dec 2, 2016.
AOS Interview letter received Aug 12, 2016

AOS Interview September 21, 2016.

Second Biometrics appointment letters received for EAD and AOS on Aug 15, 2016 for Aug 17 ( 2 day notice).

Second Biometrics completed Aug 17, 2016

Third Biometrics appointment letter received Aug 19, 2016 for Sept. 1, 2016. WTH ?!

EAD/AP (renewal) approval Aug 22, 2016, NOA2 received Aug 25, 2016

Renewal EAD in production notification text and online, expedite successful 4 days after RFE request response was faxed, Aug25mailed,Aug29received.

Sept. 21 Interview, 2 hour interview, we were separated and asked about 50 questions each for an hour each. IO was firm but professional, some smiles.
Several service requests made, contacted Senator and Ombudsman. Background checks still pending.
July 21, 2017 HOME VISIT.  Went well. Topic thread in AOS forum.
Waiting to skip ROC and get 10 yr GC due to over 2 year while pending AOS
AOS APPROVED Oct. 4, 2017 * Green card in hand Oct 13, 2017 !!!!!

First K1 denied after 16 month of AP. Refiled. We are a couple since 2009. Not a sprint but a matter of endurance.

 

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