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Place of last entry? I-485 part 3A

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My husband came through preclearance at Dublin, this is where he had his passport stamped. He flew in to San Francisco International airport and then into Seattle, Washington. I have seen people answer that the place of last entry for the I-485 Part 3A is Dublin, and some argue it would be San Francisco. As far as we know and have been told or seen is after passing through preclearance in Dublin you are considered to be on "U.S. Soil". They even have a sign that reads "Welcome to America". With that said, can anyone else shed some light on this matter for us? What is his place of last entry in the U.S.? (Keep in mind that on the I-485 itself it asks this and asks for city/state and does not give city/country)

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This has come up before. 

 

Dublin, because that's where you cleared customs. 


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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

 

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Just now, ndifonman said:

Your point of entry is the first place in US you landed. In your case that would be San Francisco.

You are mistaken. 

 

Dublin has a CBP pre-clearance facility (there are a handful around the world, usually in Canada, the Middle East, and one in Dublin) and so that is considered the PoE location. 


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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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8 minutes ago, Hypnos said:

You are mistaken. 

 

Dublin has a CBP pre-clearance facility (there are a handful around the world, usually in Canada, the Middle East, and one in Dublin) and so that is considered the PoE location. 

Ok. I didn't know about that. 

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