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I received a Welcome Letter from the USCIS stating that I was approved and have to wait 3 weeks for the card but surprisingly after 3 days my card is in our mail box. No Rfe, no interview but we waited 340 days.

AOS June 2014 filer here.

"The LONGER we wait for something, the more we appreciate it... because anything worth having is definitely something worth WAITING for."

Have a nice weekend everyone!


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Congratulations on your CONDITIONAL Green Card!


Completed: K1/K2 (271 days) - AOS/EAD/AP (134 days) - ROC (279 days)

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I received a Welcome Letter from the USCIS stating that I was approved and have to wait 3 weeks for the card but surprisingly after 3 days my card is in our mail box. No Rfe, no interview but we waited 340 days.

AOS June 2014 filer here.

"The LONGER we wait for something, the more we appreciate it... because anything worth having is definitely something worth WAITING for."

Have a nice weekend everyone!

Awesome news! Congrats!

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Congrats. Now you can breath and relax for two years and start the next process.


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Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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Congratulations! No Welcome letter for us, but we were just approved too. May 2014 AOS filer for us. Looks like they are making a bit of progress.


ROC

3.6.2017     Mailed I-751

3.7.2017     NOA sent

3.23.2017   Biometrics Appointment

2.26.2018   I-751 Transferred to Local Office

3.5.2018     I-751 Received in Local Office

5.1.2018     Case Transferred; Preliminary Review Done; transferred to NBC in Lee's Summit, MO

5.3.2018     Case Transferred

7.24.2018   Joint interview approved

7.30.2018   Green Card received

Naturalization

3.15.2018   Filed N 400 Online

3.15.2018   USCIS sent the receipt

3.16.2018   USCIS sent biometrics letter

6.14.2018   Interview Notice sent

7.24.2018   Naturalization Interview; approved

9.26.2018   Oath Ceremony Scheduled

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I received a Welcome Letter from the USCIS stating that I was approved and have to wait 3 weeks for the card but surprisingly after 3 days my card is in our mail box. No Rfe, no interview but we waited 340 days.

AOS June 2014 filer here.

"The LONGER we wait for something, the more we appreciate it... because anything worth having is definitely something worth WAITING for."

Have a nice weekend everyone!

Good feeling for sure to finally have the green card in your hand!! :thumbs:

Now start getting all your bills, deeds, titles, bank accounts and such in both your names, then keep copies over the next two years for when you file ROC.


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I've noticed a trend on the AOS timelines, that when an interview is required, the green card is approved quickly, usually at the interview. However, when NO interview is required, the process seems to be close to a year. What gives?!

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I've noticed a trend on the AOS timelines, that when an interview is required, the green card is approved quickly, usually at the interview. However, when NO interview is required, the process seems to be close to a year. What gives?!

Hi :)

I guess based on being a March 2015 AOS filer and have read a lot of experiences on my co-filers, there seems to be a gray area on that one. But what I think is, it is based on how busy the local USCIS office is on your state that's why some of us got Interviews quickly and approved right away. It may also consider some factors like the completeness of your AOS paperworks, if you have submitted it on time, if you didn't have any RFE or Request For Evidence at all...correct me if I'm wrong but that's some of the observations that we have on our batch. Regards :)

To OP, congratulations :)


710-23-2014 - K1 interview (Phils): Approved
10-31-2014 - K1 Visa received
01-20-2015 - POE
02-20-2015 - Marriage
03-20-2015 - AOS/EAD/AP Packet Submission (day 0) ** date I submitted ***
03-24-2015 - NOA1 received (day 4)
03-27-2015 - NOA1 hard copies received (day 7)
04-06-2015 - Biometrics letter hard copy received (day 17)
04-16-2015 - Biometrics Appointment (day 27)
05-01-2015 - USCIS changed to Interview is scheduled (day 42)
05-06-2015 - Hardcopy of interview notice received ( I-797 C, NOA) (day 46)
06-02-2015- Conditional GC got approved (day 82) 
06-08-2015- Hard copy of Welcome notice received via mail (day 88)
06-10-2015- Actual GC received via mail  (day 90)
ROC
4/06/17 - Sent package (day 0)
4/7/17 -  USCIS received package (day 1) NOA date
4/14/17 - check encashed (day 😎
4/15/17 - NOA 1 received (day 9)
4/22/17 - Biometrics notice date (day 16)
4/29/17 - Biometrics notice letter received (day 23)
5/9/17 - Biometrics done (day 33)
3/19/18 - Case approved
3/23/18 - Approval letter received
4/6/18 - Actual 10-yr GC received 
N400 (under 3-year rule)
4/27/18 - filed N400 online (Friday) (day 0)
4/27/18 - paid/payment received (day 0)
4/27/18 - NOA date
5/21/18 - Biometrics done
7/25/18 - Interview letter date
8/31/18 - Scheduled interview. Got approved!
9/20/18 - Naturalization ceremony in Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA
 
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Hi :)

I guess based on being a March 2015 AOS filer and have read a lot of experiences on my co-filers, there seems to be a gray area on that one. But what I think is, it is based on how busy the local USCIS office is on your state that's why some of us got Interviews quickly and approved right away. It may also consider some factors like the completeness of your AOS paperworks, if you have submitted it on time, if you didn't have any RFE or Request For Evidence at all...correct me if I'm wrong but that's some of the observations that we have on our batch. Regards :)

To OP, congratulations :)

:thumbs:


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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