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hey yall, might know me from a few months back but me and my wife got married as she is pregnant and the baby is due now in a month & 3 weeks! baby girl!..

anyways i am from N.Ireland and shes American and so we filed and sent our AOS package in on February 17th! ( I-130 / I-485 / Work permit) and i864 etc stuff like that with sponsors etc.. and i just got my work permit in the mail today and have been approved to work in the USA for up to 1 year from may. to may 2016!.. with No terms or conditions.. is this good?? our online case status for the i-485 / i-130 is still being processed and the online case status states we should hear word from USCIS about it (Interview/fingerprints/approval or denial) BY the 16th of june i believe.. thats what it says on their site..

So i can work so does this mean ill be okay that im basically approved?

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1. i just got my work permit in the mail today and have been approved to work in the USA for up to 1 year from may. to may 2016!.. with No terms or conditions.. is this good??

2. So i can work so does this mean ill be okay that im basically approved?

1. What do you think about it?

2. No one can give you a firm answer until you receive an approval or denial.

*** Thread moved from AOS/Family-Based main forum to the "AOS from WS&T Visas" Case Progress subforum. ***

Edited by TBoneTX

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01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.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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It means that you are authorized to work until your AOS is approved.


21 Aug 2013: I-129F Sent

11 Feb 2014: Visa APPROVED!

20 May 2014: Wedding!

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31 Jul 2014: Mailed AOS Packet

12 Feb 2015: AOS Interview - Approved

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22 Feb 2017: Mailed ROC Packet

08 Aug 2018: ROC Approved

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The approval of your interim benefits has no bearing on how strong or weak your main case is; it simply means that you were eligible for those documents for which you applied.


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AoS

Day 0 (4/23/12) Petitions mailed (I-360, I-485, I-765)
2 (4/25/12) Petitions delivered to Chicago Lockbox
11 (5/3/12) Received 3 paper NOAs
13 (5/5/12) Received biometrics appointment for 5/23
15 (5/7/12) Did an unpleasant walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX
45 (6/7/12) Received email & text notification of an interview on 7/10
67 (6/29/12) EAD production ordered
77 (7/9/12) Received EAD
78 (7/10/12) Interview
100 (8/1/12) I-485 transferred to Vermont Service Centre
143 (9/13/12) Contacted DHS Ombudsman
268 (1/16/13) I-360, I-485 consolidated and transferred to Dallas
299 (2/16/13) Received second interview letter for 3/8
319 (3/8/13) Approved at interview
345 (4/3/13) I-360, I-485 formally approved; green card production ordered
353 (4/11/13) Received green card

 

Naturalisation

Day 0 (1/3/18) N-400 filed online

Day 6 (1/9/18) Walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX

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Ah dang! cause i sent it all in a AOS package so its altogether!

i can work for a year so if i were to be denied then i cant be here?... what would happen to the card? i assume just be invalid?

yes i think its good im happy as now i can finally work because our daughter is on her way in august! i need to be bringing in money asap!

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Ah dang! cause i sent it all in a AOS package so its altogether!

i can work for a year so if i were to be denied then i cant be here?... what would happen to the card? i assume just be invalid?

yes i think its good im happy as now i can finally work because our daughter is on her way in august! i need to be bringing in money asap!

Your SSN will never change, if you were to leave and come back many years later your SSN would stil be the same.


21 Aug 2013: I-129F Sent

11 Feb 2014: Visa APPROVED!

20 May 2014: Wedding!

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31 Jul 2014: Mailed AOS Packet

12 Feb 2015: AOS Interview - Approved

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22 Feb 2017: Mailed ROC Packet

08 Aug 2018: ROC Approved

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Nick, you are in the February 2015 Filing group sub-forum.

Why don't you post your updates there?


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July 22, 2017  ROC packet sent to Vermont.

July 24, 2017  ROC packet signed for in Vermont.

August 8, 2017  NOA received at house.  15 days since ROC signed for in VT.

August 12, 2017 ASC appointment received. 19 days since ROC in VT.

August 25, 2017 BIO completed. 32 days since ROC received in VT.

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Ah dang! cause i sent it all in a AOS package so its altogether!

i can work for a year so if i were to be denied then i cant be here?... what would happen to the card? i assume just be invalid?

yes i think its good im happy as now i can finally work because our daughter is on her way in august! i need to be bringing in money asap!

You sent it all together but they are processed separately, getting approved for EAD dnt necessarily means you will get approved for green card. If you are asking about what happen to EAD card if denied AOS, yes it becomes invalid.


-AOS sent (I-485 I-130 and I-765) 03/06/15

-AOS delivered 03/09/15

-NOA email/text 03/13/15

-NOA in the mail 03/20/15

-Biometric letter 03/27/15

-Biometric appointment 04/06/15

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Your SSN will never change, if you were to leave and come back many years later your SSN would stil be the same.

I think he is asking about EAD card not SSN.


-AOS sent (I-485 I-130 and I-765) 03/06/15

-AOS delivered 03/09/15

-NOA email/text 03/13/15

-NOA in the mail 03/20/15

-Biometric letter 03/27/15

-Biometric appointment 04/06/15

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