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Hi guys, Im now in the US since last sunday. The officer at POE told me that I have to go to the snn office to aplly for the social security number even though I selected to have my snn applied automatically. Does anyone know how many days do I have to wait before going to the office to apply? And do they give me a receipt so I can start searching for jobs?



Thanks




This is an aproximate timeline, I tried to complete it trough the e-mails I still have, I don't know why I couldn't find all of them...



:star: USCIS Stage



08/14/2013 - Priority Date


10/08/2013 - I-130 Approved- NOA2



(F)NVC Stage:



11/18/2013 - Received Case Number & IIN by E-Mail


11/18/2013- AOS fee bil generated & paid


11/19/2013- DS-261 generated & filled


11/24/2013 - IV Packet fee bill generated & paid


12/04/2013 - DS-260 filled & submitted online


12/07/2013 - AOS and IV Packet sent together


01/31/2014 - Received AOS Checklist


02/26/2014 - Received AOS Checklist (this time they asked me to take it to the interview)


02/26/2014 - Together with the cheklist they wrote that they had finished reviewing my case, so this is my CASE COMPLETE DATE.


03/04/2014 - CASE COMPLETE E-MAIL


04/01/2014 - Interview Letter received


05/08/2014 - Interview date (received the green slip 221g form)


06/09/2014 - Submitted documents required in form 221g


06/10/2014 - CEAC status changed to "Ready"


06/13/2014 - Received e-mail saying I have to wait until Priority Date becomes current again for visa to be issued.


05/19/2015 - Interview date


05/22/2015 - Passport arrived


05/31/2015 - Arrived at the USA


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You can wait a couple of weeks to see if your SSN card shows up in the mail. There have been less than stellar reports of folks actually ever receiving their SSN cards through this process. There sometimes seems to be a disjoint between the two government bureaucracies. (I know, go figure!) If so, next step is to go to your local SSA office, with a filled out SS-5 application, and submit it in order to have your SSN card mailed to you. I am not sure what the "receipt" was that you were given.

Hopefully your SSN will show up in the mail. If not, here is a useful informational thread about SSNs, it is written primarily for K1 visa holders, but there are some useful pearls for all: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/405546-ssn-howto/

Good luck on your immigration journey


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