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I was just wondering if there was a certain time they did biometrics. Like, in the morning, afternoon, or is it just all over the place during the day? I only ask because if its in the morning my husband will need to let work know pretty soon he's gotta leave his shift early for a long drive to chicago.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Canada

the two times I went in, I had one done at 8:30 am and another done at 12:00 pm.

Barbara (Canada) & Dallas (USC)


Nov 13 2005 EAD & I-485 sent to Chicago Lockbox

Nov 22, 2005 EAD & I-485 NOA1

Dec 15, 2005 Biometrics for EAD & I-485

Dec 19, 2005 EAD & I-485 Touched

Jan 21, 2006 Rec'd I-485 Fingerprint Reschedule Notice (AHHH!!!)

Feb 10, 2006 Fingerprint App't

Feb 1, 2006 EAD Approved!!!!

Feb 11, 2006 Rec'd EAD card

Feb 13, 2006 Applied for SSN

Feb 17, 2006 Rec'd SSN

Feb 23, 2006 I-485 Transferred to CSC (AHHH!!)

Mar 02, 2006 I-485 Has been received at CSC

Mar 13, 2006 I-485 Touched

Mar 14, 2006 I-485 Touched

Apr 15 & 25 2006 emailed CSC for status inquiry on I-485

Apr 26 2006 received a response from CSC, another response in 60 days (ahhhhh!!!)

Apr 27, 2006 I-485 Touched

Jun 17, 2006 I-485 Touched

Jun 19, 2006 I-485 Touched

Jun 20, 2006 I-485 Touched

July 3, 2006 emailed CSC again, no response given in the allotted 60 days time frame.

July 27, 2006 received a response from CSC, another response will be given in 30 days.. ha ha ha.

***app sent back to Missouri ***app sent to Chicago

Aug 21 2006 touched

Sept 29 2006 3rd year Anniversay

October 13, 2006 Immigration Interview - Need to return with Long Form Birth Certificate

October 13, 2006 Long Form Birth Cert ordered with expediated shipping

October 18, 2006 Birth Cert Received

October 19, 2006 2nd Immigration Interview - APPROVED

5-20 business days for the Green Card to arrive, maybe I'll be back to see my family before Christmas?

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Germany

My appointment was at 8.30 am as well.

AOS timeline:

03/17/06 filed for AOS

03/28-06 touched

04/04/06 biometrics

04/05/06 touched

05/23/06 transfered to CSC

06/17/06 touched

08/16/06 touched

11/20/06 USCIS cust.service started inquiry about case (because it's outside of processing times)

11/30/06 approval e-mail

12/07/06 Greencard in the mail (= 8 months and 21 days for the entire AOS process)



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I was just wondering if there was a certain time they did biometrics. Like, in the morning, afternoon, or is it just all over the place during the day? I only ask because if its in the morning my husband will need to let work know pretty soon he's gotta leave his shift early for a long drive to chicago.

whatever time is written on your biometrics appt letter is the time you should consider as your "time." i don't think there is a time that we can give you specifically. it's up to the immigration office that sends you ur appt.


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09/15/2004...EAD & I-485 filed(via infopass)

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada

10:30 for the first one; 1:30 for the 2nd one and 2:30 for the third one.

I think it varies depending on which office and which support center.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Peru

Yes, it varies, but check with the Chicago office to see if they will accept saturday appointments. Mine was at 8:30 and for my daughter was on a different day at 10:30am and I ask if we could do her work on saturday preventing having to take another morning off in my job, they accepted but they asked us to do it on saturday prior to her real appointment. This was in California, Santa Rosa. Your office may not do saturday mornings so ask first.


06/19/2006 Got Married again in San Francisco City Hall

07/17/2006 Refiling AOS and EAD. Chicago (daughter included as dependent child)

07/26/2006 Got NOAs in the mail

08/09/2006 Biometrics taken, Santa Rosa, CA (my daughter and I)

10/17/2006 Interview in Sacramento, CA just me APPROVED!!!

10/27/2006 GOT MY GREEN CARD

11/30/2006 Got my daughter's EAD

12/07/2006 Got my daughter's SS Card

01/25/2007 My daughter's Interview in Sacramento, CA APPROVED!!!

02/10/2007 Today is my daughter's birthday and today SHE GOT HER GREEN CARD


07/15/2008 I-751 sent (daughter included as dependent child)

07/21/2008 I-751 received (Laguna Niguel-California Center)

07/23/2008 Only one check cashed ($545)

07/26/2008 I 797-NOA Extension Letter received (only for me)

07/28/2008 Check $80 (daughter's) returned

08/04/2008 Infopass!

08/14/2008 Biometrics appointment 8:00 am (just me)

10/16/2008 2pm Interview in Sacramento. APPROVED!

11/06/2008 GOT MY GREENCARD, Expires 10/30/2018

10/23/2008 I-751 sent for daughter, check for $545 included

10/27/2008 I-751 received (Laguna Niguel-California Center)

10/30/2008 check cashed

11/06/2008 My daughter got her I-797-NOA Letter of Extension

08/01/2009 My daughter got her GREENCARD, 10 years

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Poland

10 am in Newark.

And it was on the day after Valentine's Day!!!

October 30, 2005 - Married in Vegas

December 27, 2005 - EAD, AP, AOS mailed

January 4, 2006 - received in Chicago

January 27, 2006 - RFE for medical received

February 13, 2006 - Medical received

February 15, 2006 - Biometrics appointment at 10 am

March 1, 2006 - AP touched

March 4, 2006 - AP received

March 8, 2006 - EAD received

March 29, 2006 - interview notice received - May 31, 2006

May 31, 2006 - Successful interview!!! Approved

June 12, 2006 - Green card received

Feb 28, 2008 - will be sending removal of conditions docs.

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Italy

My appointments (for EAD in April and AOS in May) were both at 10:00 am in pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Got married in Killeen, Texas on April 27 2004

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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)


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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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Brazil

Mine is tomorrow @ 12PM and on the letter says that in case I can't make it, I have till August to have it done otherwise they will treat it as abandoned. All I have to do is go on any Wednesday @ 12PM. Of course I'll go tomorrow!



5/6 - I-129F Package sent to Texas Service Center

6/7 - 1st NOA received

6/27 - 2nd NOA received

8/8 - Our process was completed and forwarded to the US Embassy in Rio de Janeiro

9/14 - Received packet 3 (instruction packet)

9/23 - Sent the Packet 3 back to the US Embassy

10/3 - Got my interview date!!!

11/7 - Interview date. I wasn't approved, needed a co-sponsor

11/24 - Sent co-sponsor's I-134 to the US Consulate

11/25 - Visa Approved


12/13- Arrived in the US. POE: Atlanta

2/11- Our wedding!


04/24- I-485/EAD sent to Chicago

05/05- both NOA1

05/30- Biometrics in SC

06/01- AOS/EAD "touched"

06/03- RFE sent to me

06/09- Received RFE letter - Mailed back overnight

07/03- EAD "touched"

07/07- EAD approved/mailed

07/10- EAD card received

09/13- Interview

09/29- Rec'd Green Card



06/23 - Packet sent to VSC

06/30 - NOA

07/24 - Bio. appoint. letter recv'd

07/28 - Request for reescheduling sent

08/22 - New Bio appoint. letter recv'd

08/25 - Bio done in SC

08/26 - Touched

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