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So we put in the adjustment of status in September 1st I think with tons of documentation. Bank Accounts 1 year, Property with appraisals for our home and 7 rentals, tax returns  from 2012 forward etc.

 

Then in November after we did our biometrics we get a request that basically states I don't make enough money and can I send in another copy of birth certificate and translation. And tax records and bank accounts..

 

Now the threshold is about $20,000 in Utah under the poverty guidelines, I sent in taxes from 2012 and never was under $175,000 and much much higher in subsequent years.  I have waited almost two months hearing nothing from them and am getting a little concerned about it all.  At this point I am ready to call a senator again ( he got the K-1 done) and see if we can get some information. Looks like low paid government employees who don't care and are too lazy to look at the information/transcripts ( which I resent) and can't add numbers very well.. ( I know its a rant).. 

 

Time I can understand, but 4 months and a request for birth cert and more financials?  I thought this was a two month process typically? Had planned on going back to Nepal in January/February and filed the advance parole at the same time and have heard nothing there either..

 

For anyone else going through this I am praying for you too..

 

On pins and needles waiting...

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A two month process? Hardly. 

 

4-6 for most people, and if you're adjusting from a K visa for which USCIS ultimately waives the interview then it can take around a year. 

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It takes about 90 days for the EAD/AP. We filed in May 2015 , interview September 2016 and still not approved.
The average wait time is about 9-12 months, some 6 months but nope not 2 months. There is nothing a senator can do at this time

with your short wait time.

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We also got an RFE for the I-864 even though I had already sent everything they were asking for (tax returns, employment letter, pay stubs). When I spoke to a rep, she told me the papers might simply have been misfiled with one of the other forms rather than with the I-485/I-864. It's frustrating but I find it's all easier to deal with if you just take a deep breath, try not to get upset, and just do as they say. After all, it WILL all get resolved, and even though we are all anxious for approval, at least we are together with our spouses.

 

If I were you, I would submit a service request on the EAD/AP as you are well overdue to be approved if they did indeed receive your application at the beginning of September. 

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6 hours ago, lacolinab13 said:

We also got an RFE for the I-864 even though I had already sent everything they were asking for (tax returns, employment letter, pay stubs). When I spoke to a rep, she told me the papers might simply have been misfiled with one of the other forms rather than with the I-485/I-864. It's frustrating but I find it's all easier to deal with if you just take a deep breath, try not to get upset, and just do as they say. After all, it WILL all get resolved, and even though we are all anxious for approval, at least we are together with our spouses.

 

If I were you, I would submit a service request on the EAD/AP as you are well overdue to be approved if they did indeed receive your application at the beginning of September. 

Is there a link showing how to submit a service request?

 

Thanks!

 

Randall

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I found that if I made two copies of everything I submitted, then if they ask for a RFE of information they've already received from us (which happened to us also) It didn't take long to print another copy and sent it off on the mail. 

 

Google docs is my friend for gathering evidence. :) 

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Yup, the same with us. it looks as if we had a mistake on our AOS form and then the RFE  was a standard form asking for all the info again. No we are just waiting to see if it was acceptable. Do they send out an RFE 2 if needing more information? I feel like we are in limbo now with out knowing whats going on.

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19 minutes ago, DarrenRachel said:

Yup, the same with us. it looks as if we had a mistake on our AOS form and then the RFE  was a standard form asking for all the info again. No we are just waiting to see if it was acceptable. Do they send out an RFE 2 if needing more information? I feel like we are in limbo now with out knowing whats going on.

 

Sometimes they send a second RFE and sometimes they deny, depends on the adjudicator.

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I think I got about 3 or 4 RFE's in my Adjustment of Status lol 

Ohhhh man. 

Even the lady who interviewed us said she had no idea why there were so many RFEs haha. 

 

You just have to laugh it off and give them the information they need. 

 

It ended up being great for us having that extra time with me not working.  We got to spend a lot more time together which was heaven after so much long distance.  <3 <3 

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