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Adjustment of Status with no green card

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The situation, in brief: My husband and I moved house shortly after he got here from the UK, but despite filing our change of address within the appropriate window of time the card got sent to the old address anyway and was lost somewhere in the process. We only found out about six months after the fact and immediately filed an I-90 replacement form a few months ago but it still hasn't arrived. Moreover, we're going to need to send in the Adjustment of Status forms soon. Everything else for the AoS--the money, the proof of cohabitation, all that--is unimpeachable, but we don't have a green card, just a notice that the DoHS recieved his I-90 and it's being processed. Is there any way we can present that, along with a notice that the original was never recieved or whatever, in lieu of an actual green card, or are we screwed? Thanks in advance for any advice, I'm really freaking out here.

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**** Moving from CR-1 spousal visa to ROC forum *****

Op, your post is confusing because you posted in the CR-1 spousal visa forum, but spousal visas don't need AOS. Further, if you already filed for AOS and got a greencard- sent to the wrong adress- you wouldn't file a second time, so I *think* what you are asking about is ROC (Removal of Conditions), which is the process two years after the initial green card is received, to change the greencard from a 2 year to a ten year one. Please do clarify if I am wrong though!


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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Yes, that is what I meant. I apologize for the confusion. (Is there a way to edit posts on here? I can't find one just now.) Anyway, as far as the two year thing goes, the I-751 guide says that it needs to be filed within 90 days of the expiration date listed on the CR-1 visa, which in my husband's case is September 30, 2015. We have an appointment to go to our local immigration services office on Wednesday to hash all this out with a real human, but if anyone else has any advice or information before then that'd be amazing.

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