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arrowWhat type of question for AOS interview
April 15, 2015, 5:06 pm Last comment by sidhu012

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Hi vj members

I got letter from USCIS for an interview for my AOS .
I am bit confused what type of questions they asking
My interview in san francisco
I got joint bank account, car insurance, car registration, wifi bill
But I don't have house agreement under both of us names because we living with parents is it ok?

Can you please guys suggest me if any additional doc. I need for an interview?
Please share any experience what type of questions they will ask ....

Thanks in advance

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arrowonce we are married,
March 27, 2015, 9:49 pm Last comment by Boiler

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Once we are married and I have moved over to US am I able to work straight away. We are engaged applying for k1 now and I will be going over in November to get married. I then will return to my country, pack up and apply for spouse visa as we will be married, but can I live and work in US once married? Any help please .....

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March 11, 2015, 4:07 pm Last comment by sidhu012

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I just check my uscis status for my EAD it shows:

New Card Is Being Produced
On March 10, 2015, we ordered your new card for Receipt Number MSCxxxxxxxxx, and will mail it to the address you gave us

It mean my EAD approved right????

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arrowWhat does that mean?????
March 7, 2015, 3:14 pm Last comment by NancyNguyen

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As of March 6, 2015, we are ready to schedule your Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status, Receipt Number MSCxxxxxxxxx, for an interview. We will schedule your interview and send you a notice. Please follow any instructions in the notice. If you move, go to to give us your new mailing addres

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arrowDifferent First Name on Passport/GC
March 2, 2015, 11:58 am Last comment by Cielle.Cielle

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I'm wondering if anyone else has been in a similar situation where their first name varies slightly between Passport and Green Card, and if this caused any problems?


I married my US husband last year and have just received notification that my 2-year GC has been approved. I've also just realized that my NZ passport will need to be renewed in the next few months.


When I got married, I changed my name a little differently than most - I took his surname, took my maiden surname as my new middle name and hyphenated my first/middle name. For example, my maiden name was Sarah Jane Smith, my husband's surname is Jones. After getting married, my name became Sarah-Jane Smith Jones.


My name has legally been changed in my home country, and I have a new birth certificate/driver license there as Sarah-Jane. When we submitted my I-400 we did use Sarah-Jane but all the paperwork USCIS returned had Sarah Jane, no hyphen. It didn't bother me at the time, I just figured I would update it when applying for naturaliztion.


However, I've realize that when I renew my passport, my name will be Sarah-Jane Smith Jones on my passport, and Sarah Jane Smith Jones on my GC. I'm wondering if this could cause problems when flying or needing to present ID. It's such a small difference, I am hoping that by presenting my NZ birth certificate (with Sarah-Jane) when I travel that will be sufficient to pass through immigration/customs/airline counter checks. 


I'm reluctant to pay to change my name in the US if I can wait until naturalization, plus having to pay for and wait for a new Green Card. I did find this page here that says:


Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR): LPR's who change their name due to marriage or because of any other circumstance may travel using your LPR Card (US Green Card; I551) in your prior name provided you bring proof of your name progression such as; a marriage certificate, a divorce decree or court documents showing a legal name change.


... but I'm still a little anxious.


I've found plenty of information on having a different surname on your passport/GC, and but not first. Has anyone else been in this situation? 

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