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Hello there,

I had my N400 interview about 3 weeks ago. I was recommended for approval. At the end of the interview, the officer made copies of my expired passport pages. I did have a couple of entry stamps from Europe. As you may know, in Europe, the date format is DAY/Month/Year unlike in here in the US which is Month/Day/Year. My question is: Are immigration officers familiar with the European date format? The reason I'm asking is because it makes a huge difference. For example: 11.03.11 in Europe is March 11th 2011; whereas, in the US it's November 3rd, 2011. Does any one know? Thank you.

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For me it'll make a huge difference. As I came in the US around July 2011 and got my GC based on marriage in February 2012. If USCIS is unfamiliar with the European date format, instead of Oath ceremony letter, I may get a notice of deportation since in November 2011 my case for adjustment of status was still pending and thinking that I took a trip outside of the US would be considered abandoning my case and my GC would be invalid.

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Given that almost every country in the world uses that more logical format for dates other than the US, then they are very familiar with it.


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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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Given that almost every country in the world uses that more logical format for dates other than the US, then they are very familiar with it.

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AOS

day 1 -- 04/11/2012-- package sent to Chicago

day 2 -- 04/12/2012-- package was received.

day 43-- 05/23/2012-- Notice for an interview is received for 06/26 @ 2pm

day 63-- 06/12/2012-- Received a Text & email for an update- Card production EAD/AP

day 77-- 06/26/2012-- interview / approved on the spot.

day 86-- 07/05/2012-- Received my GC in the mail.

ROC

day 1 -- 04/07/2014 -- ROC Package delivered to VSC

day 16 -- 04/23/2014 -- Walk-in Bio.

day 197 -- 10/20/2014-- Approval Letter received dated 10/16/2014

day 202 -- 10/25/2014-- GC received

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