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Hi ALL!

My husband received his EAD card today {mine wave... yaaa}. We headed straight to the Social Sec office in Aurora, CO.

After the wait he was presented with a letter stating:

"This is to show that you requested a Social Security card on May 12, 2006. We cannot issue you a Social Security card until we check the documents you gave us to show your citizenship or alien status. We will check the documents with the agency that issued them. This will take about four weeks."

:bonk::bonk:

Are they flipping serious?? Does it REALLY take 4 weeks? Please someone shine on a light on my Sh*t parade and tell me they got the same letter but had the SS card within 10 days.

I was so hopeful that this leg of our journey would go smoothly. After all, our EAD was approved in no time and we have our AOS fingerprints in the morning after just barely filing the app!

So.. does it really take 4 weeks????

Laney


11-08-05 Interview

11-08-05 A/R with full set of fingerprints

12-23-05 45 day minimum - only fingerprints are back

12-30-05 Still waiting for results at DOS

01-23-06 I-130 Approved (via email on Friday the 13th) (Got to NVC 2/6/06)

01-27-06 Still Waiting - 80th day of A/R

02-08-06 You have got to be kidding me.......

02-16-06 Receive letter from Embassy to return with emails and passports! (DOS complete 1/12/06)

02-19-06 Flight from Karachi to Islamabad

02-21-06 Drops off recent chats and old passport at Embassy

02-21-06 Embassy Issues Visa!!! YaaaaFreeeakinHooo!

02-22-06 Flight from ISL to Karachi (dont get me started on why they could not just hand him his passport yesterday)

02-23-06 - Argue with AMEX for an hour to make them look for the embassy shipment

02-28-06 - He's here..... now off to AOS!

05-12-06 - EAD Card Received

07-23-06 - After 10 weeks, SSN in hand!

07-25-06 - AOS Interview

07-25-06 - AOS 'semi-approved' waiting FBI name check GRR!!

09-23-06 - Welcome Notice in the Mail!!!

08-04-08 NOA 1 Removing Conditions

08-28-08 Bio Appt

01-02-09 Nothing, not even a touch! I was really hoping one step would go smooth.

01-27-09 CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED!!! Yaahoo, finally!!! Next Step Naturalization.

11-09-09 N-400 Delivered - Phoenix

03-16-10 Oath Ceremony - Denver CO - DONE! DONE! DONE!

Don't ask me anything, I'm making this up as I go along

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Was he 'in the system' when you got to the office. If you're not(I forget what the 'system' is called...Mdyoung is the expert here and he and many others would probably know) then it takes a bit longer. If he is, you should be receiving it soon. Craig got his card, if I remember correctly, less than a week after we went to the office. All the best to you, M.


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Was he 'in the system' when you got to the office. If you're not(I forget what the 'system' is called...Mdyoung is the expert here and he and many others would probably know) then it takes a bit longer. If he is, you should be receiving it soon. Craig got his card, if I remember correctly, less than a week after we went to the office. All the best to you, M.

Thanks Michelle, this gives me some hope now.

My husband thinks that she was able to locate him in the system. I was trying to keep a 5 year old busy at the SS office and missed everything that she told him :dancing: , so who knows... I hope he is not in the system and this isn't just another automatic "check" I see most Pakistan men face..

He was soo looking forward to working next week :crying:

Laney


11-08-05 Interview

11-08-05 A/R with full set of fingerprints

12-23-05 45 day minimum - only fingerprints are back

12-30-05 Still waiting for results at DOS

01-23-06 I-130 Approved (via email on Friday the 13th) (Got to NVC 2/6/06)

01-27-06 Still Waiting - 80th day of A/R

02-08-06 You have got to be kidding me.......

02-16-06 Receive letter from Embassy to return with emails and passports! (DOS complete 1/12/06)

02-19-06 Flight from Karachi to Islamabad

02-21-06 Drops off recent chats and old passport at Embassy

02-21-06 Embassy Issues Visa!!! YaaaaFreeeakinHooo!

02-22-06 Flight from ISL to Karachi (dont get me started on why they could not just hand him his passport yesterday)

02-23-06 - Argue with AMEX for an hour to make them look for the embassy shipment

02-28-06 - He's here..... now off to AOS!

05-12-06 - EAD Card Received

07-23-06 - After 10 weeks, SSN in hand!

07-25-06 - AOS Interview

07-25-06 - AOS 'semi-approved' waiting FBI name check GRR!!

09-23-06 - Welcome Notice in the Mail!!!

08-04-08 NOA 1 Removing Conditions

08-28-08 Bio Appt

01-02-09 Nothing, not even a touch! I was really hoping one step would go smooth.

01-27-09 CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED!!! Yaahoo, finally!!! Next Step Naturalization.

11-09-09 N-400 Delivered - Phoenix

03-16-10 Oath Ceremony - Denver CO - DONE! DONE! DONE!

Don't ask me anything, I'm making this up as I go along

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It took my husband almost 4 weeks. However, in his case he came here on a K1 Fiance visa and applied for his SS# less than a week of arriving. But since it appears that your husband is in the system, he should be receiving it soon. :D


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After the wait he was presented with a letter stating:

"This is to show that you requested a Social Security card on May 12, 2006. We cannot issue you a Social Security card until we check the documents you gave us to show your citizenship or alien status. We will check the documents with the agency that issued them. This will take about four weeks."

Are they flipping serious?? Does it REALLY take 4 weeks? Please someone shine on a light on my Sh*t parade and tell me they got the same letter but had the SS card within 10 days.

Could take less, could take more. The SSA office needs to allow at least that long to receive a responce to the G-845 request to verify his work authorized status.

About all he can do at this point is go back to the SSA office once a week with his documents and ask them to check SAVE again and/or ask if the G-845 came back. After 30 days he can ask the SSA office to follow up on the original G-845 by calling immigration or sending another.

Being in the system is not the only thing that matters. It must list the person as “Temporary Employment Authorized.” Plus the name must be spelled correctly (Allowing for one letter to be incorrect) and the date of birth must be 100% correct. Any of those would be cause for the G-845 to be sent. Don't know if it is your situation, but it seems that when an AOS is pending the EAD info doesn't get entered into SAVE.

https://s044a90.ssa.gov/apps10/poms.nsf/lnx/0100203735

RM 00203.735 Requesting Online (Primary) Verification by SAVE

https://s044a90.ssa.gov/apps10/poms.nsf/lnx/0100203740

RM 00203.740 Requesting Additional (Manual) Verification By DHS

B. Procedure – How to Request Manual Verification

STEP 6

DHS should respond to SSA within 15 federal work days after receiving the Form G-845. If DHS does not respond within 15 federal work days from the receipt of the G-845 from SSA, follow-up with the DHS, USCIS Immigration Status office. (Allow 15 days plus five additional federal work days of mail time for the G-845 to be received at and returned from DHS. Follow local practice to follow-up with DHS. Some SSA offices have an arrangement with the DHS, USCIS office to telephone for the follow-up contact; other SSA offices send a copy of the original G-845 annotated “second request.”) If the DHS response is still not received within 15 federal work days after the follow-up contact (if the follow-up is by mail allow five additional federal work days of mail time for the G-845 to be received at and returned from DHS), make a second follow-up contact. If the DHS response is not received within 15 federal workdays (again, if the follow-up is by mail, allow five additional federal work days of mail time for the G-845 to be received at and returned from DHS), after two follow-ups, contact the RO. Also report to the RO any trend that shows a serious deviation by DHS from the above time frames. The RO will consult with central office

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Thanks MDYOUNG and BOAZ

The info above is great, the SS office made it seem like .. "don't call us for 4 weeks"

I guess we'll be heading back again on Friday :D

Laney


11-08-05 Interview

11-08-05 A/R with full set of fingerprints

12-23-05 45 day minimum - only fingerprints are back

12-30-05 Still waiting for results at DOS

01-23-06 I-130 Approved (via email on Friday the 13th) (Got to NVC 2/6/06)

01-27-06 Still Waiting - 80th day of A/R

02-08-06 You have got to be kidding me.......

02-16-06 Receive letter from Embassy to return with emails and passports! (DOS complete 1/12/06)

02-19-06 Flight from Karachi to Islamabad

02-21-06 Drops off recent chats and old passport at Embassy

02-21-06 Embassy Issues Visa!!! YaaaaFreeeakinHooo!

02-22-06 Flight from ISL to Karachi (dont get me started on why they could not just hand him his passport yesterday)

02-23-06 - Argue with AMEX for an hour to make them look for the embassy shipment

02-28-06 - He's here..... now off to AOS!

05-12-06 - EAD Card Received

07-23-06 - After 10 weeks, SSN in hand!

07-25-06 - AOS Interview

07-25-06 - AOS 'semi-approved' waiting FBI name check GRR!!

09-23-06 - Welcome Notice in the Mail!!!

08-04-08 NOA 1 Removing Conditions

08-28-08 Bio Appt

01-02-09 Nothing, not even a touch! I was really hoping one step would go smooth.

01-27-09 CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED!!! Yaahoo, finally!!! Next Step Naturalization.

11-09-09 N-400 Delivered - Phoenix

03-16-10 Oath Ceremony - Denver CO - DONE! DONE! DONE!

Don't ask me anything, I'm making this up as I go along

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Thanks MDYOUNG and BOAZ

The info above is great, the SS office made it seem like .. "don't call us for 4 weeks"

Of course that's what they would like for you to do. That way they don't need to be bothered with you again, but if you just sit back and wait, you could be waiting forever.

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My husband received his EAD card on 4/20/06, went to apply on the 21st for his SSN and they told him to come back on May 12th since he wasn't updated in the system. He went back on May 2nd and they had to mail his application out for verification. Now we wait for that...which should be approx. 3-4 weeks. My husband was offered a job....and he's getting paid by filling out a 1099 form until his SSN arrives.


December 8, 2005 - Married!

January 20th - TSC recieves AOS packet along with EAD petition

January 24th - Recieved NOA1 for AOS and EAD

February 15 - RFE for I-485...request another copy of birth certificates.

March 9, 2006 - Notice that the RFE Documents were received by USCIS

March 10, 14, and 15th 2006 - I-485 TOUCHED!!!

March 23, 2006 - Recieved Biometrics appointment for April 14th for AOS/EAD!!

April 14, 2006 - I-485 and I-765 TOUCHED!! April 18, 2006 - I-485/AOS - TOUCHED!

April 20, 2006 - I-765/EAD APPROVED!! (90th day!) April 24, 2006 - EAD card ARRIVED!!!

April 25, 2006 - Went to apply for SSN...told to come back May 12th!?!

June 9, 2006 - Hubby received Social Security Card! - July 19, 2006 - AOS Touched!

July 28, 2006 - Received Interview Letter! Interview is August 24th - 9:30am

August 24, 2006 - Interview. Approved pending infamous FBI check...

September 27, 2006 - Received welcome letter!

September 30, 2006 - Rcv'd e-mail (3) that the green card has been ordered.

October 5, 2006 - Green card received with error!!!

October 6, 2006 - Sent I-90 form - they received it October 10, 2006

November 17, 2006 - Infopass...received temp I-551 stamp good for one year.

December 19, 2006 - Received corrected green card!

July 1, 2008 - Mailed I-751 to Texas Service Center

July 3, 2008 - TSC received I-751 packet....the wait begins!

July 9, 2008 - TSC cashed I-751 check.

July 12, 2008 - Recieved NOA1 - 1 year extension letter. - July 30, 2008 - Rcv'd Biometric Appt for 8/21/08

April 13, 2009 - Recieved approval for 10 year green card!!

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My husband received his EAD card on 4/20/06, went to apply on the 21st for his SSN and they told him to come back on May 12th since he wasn't updated in the system. He went back on May 2nd and they had to mail his application out for verification. Now we wait for that...which should be approx. 3-4 weeks. My husband was offered a job....and he's getting paid by filling out a 1099 form until his SSN arrives.

Why in the world did the SSA wait two weeks to send the G-845? That should have been done right away.

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Hi!

I see you're also from Colorado. I have the same problem, and as of the moment, am on the waiting game. I received my EAD card last week of April and went to SSA office (Aurora) the next day. But they asked me for our marriage certificate which I didn't had as of that time so we had to go back.

The next time (May 1st) we went to SSA Littleton with all the necessary documents. (Aurora branch is much more organized I tell you and quicker). Then everything went smooth, and I asked the lady how long shall the wait be. She said that since I wasn't in the system (I think it was called the SAVE system as I have read in some of the other forums), it will take about 2-6 weeks. And now, it's almost 3 weeks and no feedback yet. Hopefully the wait'll be over soon.

Some of my friends here in Colorado (arrived in the States as K-1) got their SSNs with no problem and got it in just a week. Talk about fast and slow processing.

Well, I hope you'd get your SSN soon, too.

Chris

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Hi Laney!

Great news! I just got my SSN in the mail today! Along with the receipt letter from the SSA Littleton branch office. Talk about slow mail.

I applied for SSN last May 1, and the receipt letter said that I should get my card within 2 weeks. But the receipt letter came late, it came with the SSN instead.

So, hang in there, your husband should get his in a week or two.

Goodluck!

Christine

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Congrats!!!! :dance:

maria


Got married in Killeen, Texas on April 27 2004

*°K-3 Visa°*

Oct 12 2005 - Sent I-130 to NSC

Oct 24 2005 - NOA 1

Nov 7 2005 - Sent I-129F to Chicago

Nov 9 2005 - NOA 1

Dec 5 2005 - NOA 2 - I-129F Approved!!! (28 days)

Dec 13 2005 - Application Forwarded to NVC

Dec 16 2005 - Application received by the Consulate in Italy

Jan 4 2006 - Packet 3

Jan 10 2006 - Sent "Applicant's Statement" to Naples

Jan 27 2006 - Packet 4

Feb 22 2006 - Medical and Interview

Feb 22 2006 - Interview... APPROVED Got the Visa!!!

Mar 2 2006 - I-130 case *touched*

Mar 6 2006 - RFE for the I-130 (Marriage Certificate)

Mar 14 2006 - Sent RFE to CSC

Mar 21 2006 - RFE received by CSC

Mar 30 2006 - Detroit POE - Got the I-94

Mar 31 2006 - I-130 NOA 2 - APPROVED!!! (170 days)

*°AOS°*

Mar 31 2006 - I-765 sent to Chicago

Apr 5 2006 - I-765 NOA1

Apr 7 2006 - Vaccination Supplement appt. in Cleveland

Apr 13 2006 - EAD Biometrics Appointment Letter

Apr 18 2006 - EAD Biometrics in Pittsburg

Apr 22 2006 - I-485 sent to Chicago lockbox

Apr 28 2006 - I-485 NOA1

May 3 2006 - EAD Approved!! (33 days)

May 5 2006 - EAC received (NOA2)

May 5 2006 - AOS Biometrics Appointment Letter

May 8 2006 - Applied for Social Security Number

May 11 2006 - AOS Biometrics Appointment in Pittsburgh

May 18 2006 - Social Security Card arrived in the mail

May 18 2006 - Interview Appointment Letter

May 31 2006 - Flew back to Italy

Jun 24 2006 - I-485 *touched*

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