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My wife arrived here last October 8, 2016 in K1 visa, we got married Oct 18, and filed for I-485 and the EAD, we sent the package on December 1 and was received December 6, somebody signed it, though before it was delivered, UPS said in tracking address is not complete and they are trying to fix the address, we copied the address in USCIS website in Chicago and after a few minutes it was delivered and somebody signed it. Its been almost a week and the check hasn't been cleared yet so my wife and I are both worried if it was really delivered to this address:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Attn: FBAS
131 South Dearborn - 3rd Floor

Chicago, IL 60603-5517

or if it was, then why is it still not cleared?

Anyone experienced this? My wife's 1-94 is up to January 7, 2017. She's starting to worry because she doesn't want to stay here illegally.

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It appears that you mailed it to the correct address for UPS. We mailed ours USPS. My husband's I-94 expired 10/9/16. We sent in his Aos 11/17/16 and our NOA1 is 12/7/16. You do not need to worry about being out of status or illegal. It is forgiven. In the November AOS filers thread there are some who mailed theirs on November 23, 2016 that still do not have NOA1. I don't think you have any worries at this point. It is taking at least 2-3 weeks.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/615581-aos-november-2016-filers/page-35#entry8410309


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My wife arrived here last October 8, 2016 in K1 visa, we got married Oct 18, and filed for I-485 and the EAD, we sent the package on December 1 and was received December 6, somebody signed it, though before it was delivered, UPS said in tracking address is not complete and they are trying to fix the address, we copied the address in USCIS website in Chicago and after a few minutes it was delivered and somebody signed it. Its been almost a week and the check hasn't been cleared yet so my wife and I are both worried if it was really delivered to this address:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Attn: FBAS

131 South Dearborn - 3rd Floor

Chicago, IL 60603-5517

or if it was, then why is it still not cleared?

Anyone experienced this? My wife's 1-94 is up to January 7, 2017. She's starting to worry because she doesn't want to stay here illegally.

I FedEx'd mine to the same address. It does not take longer than the USPS address. Most ppl get their NOA1´s within 2-4 weeks and after 30 days you can inquire to USCIS, but you have no reason to worry yet. Hang in there :)

Edited by Suss&Camm

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It appears that you mailed it to the correct address for UPS. We mailed ours USPS. My husband's I-94 expired 10/9/16. We sent in his Aos 11/17/16 and our NOA1 is 12/7/16. You do not need to worry about being out of status or illegal. It is forgiven. In the November AOS filers thread there are some who mailed theirs on November 23, 2016 that still do not have NOA1. I don't think you have any worries at this point. It is taking at least 2-3 weeks.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/615581-aos-november-2016-filers/page-35#entry8410309

Thank you for your reply, this will give her comfort. We will just wait patiently for the check to clear. Waiting now is easier compared when we were far from each other.

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I FedEx'd mine to the same address. It does not take longer than the USPS address. Most ppl get their NOA1´s within 2-4 weeks and after 30 days you can inquire to USCIS, but you have no reason to worry yet. Hang in there :)

Thank you for your reply, we will just wait for them to give us NOA1. I hope she will allow her to stay since we are already married and we have already sent the package for the adjustment.

I sent mine Nov 21st, arrived on the 26th, and check got cashed on Dec 2nd, but still no NOA1, so hang in there!

Thank you! You are 1 week ahead of us so it gives us more comfort now, maybe they really have a lot of papers to process

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Thank you for your reply, we will just wait for them to give us NOA1. I hope she will allow her to stay since we are already married and we have already sent the package for the adjustment.

Thank you! You are 1 week ahead of us so it gives us more comfort now, maybe they really have a lot of papers to process

Hey there! I finally got NOA1 email last night. It seems like Thanksgiving has slowed them down. I'm sure your check will get cashed soon.

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Hey there! I finally got NOA1 email last night. It seems like Thanksgiving has slowed them down. I'm sure your check will get cashed soon.

Congratulations to you! We are just waiting for our time.

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