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I plan to move from one place to another in the same city. I have applied for 1-130 and K3 in May. Should i tell the USCIS about the change of address or just keep my mouth shut and stick to the the same old address regardless of my new address. The reason i am asking is that the USCIS is so screwed up and i simply dont wanna delay my case more with the change of address. I dont know the ramifications of telling or not telling about the address change? Can someone help me understand this question plz ? :help::help::help::help:

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It's easy. I just did it myself. Just call the USCIS 800 number and speak with an operator. They will take your address change down and update the address for both cases. (Just be sure to ASK them to note the change for both case numbers.) You will know your address has been changed successfully when you receive a notice in the mail confirming the change.

Don't worry, it won't mess anything up. Good luck!


I-130F:

13 Feb. 2006 - sent I-130; 14 Feb. 2006 - I-130 received at Nebraska

28 Feb. 2006 - NOA-1

2 Mar. 2006 - RFE for payment problem; 3 Mar. - corrected & mailed; 6 Mar. - USCIS rec'd payment

12 June 2006 - APPROVED! (NOA-2)

20 June 2006 - case number assigned

3 July 2006 - DS-3032 and AOS Fee bill generated; 6 July - emailed DS-3032 Choice of Agent

13 July 2006 - Received DS-3032 (UK)

14 July 2006 - DS-3032 mailed to NVC

17 July 2006 - DS-3032 and AOS Fee received in mail

19 July 2006 - mailed Fee bill to NVC; recieved at NVC St. Louis facility 20 July

24 July 2006 - Received NVC choice of agent confirmation email

4th-8th Aug 2006 - Recieve IV bill. (non specific date recieved/away vacation)

10th Aug 2006 - NVC recieve IV Bill.

11th Aug 2006 - Recieved I-864 package / mailed back 15th Aug

I-129F:

6 Mar. 2006 - sent I-129F; 8 Mar. 2006 - I-129F received at USCIS

16 Mar. 2006 - NOA1

3 July 2006 - received RFE (IMBRA); 5 July 2006 - mailed RFE response

10 July 2006 - received USCIS email confirming receipt of RFE response

13 July 2006 - received RFE (IMBRA) AGAIN

17 July 2006 - mailed 2nd RFE response; received by USCIS 19 July

27 July 2006 - APPROVED!

7 Aug 2006 - case number assigned at NVC

11 Aug 2006 - Recieved NVC letter confirming case sent to london

23 Aug 2006 - Received Packet 3 / 25 Aug 2006 - Mailed back

04 Sep 2006 - Medical completed.

08 Sep 2006 - Interview date assigned for 2nd October

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USCIS told me when I called that I did not need to send a letter, so I didn't. We have had no problems.


I-130F:

13 Feb. 2006 - sent I-130; 14 Feb. 2006 - I-130 received at Nebraska

28 Feb. 2006 - NOA-1

2 Mar. 2006 - RFE for payment problem; 3 Mar. - corrected & mailed; 6 Mar. - USCIS rec'd payment

12 June 2006 - APPROVED! (NOA-2)

20 June 2006 - case number assigned

3 July 2006 - DS-3032 and AOS Fee bill generated; 6 July - emailed DS-3032 Choice of Agent

13 July 2006 - Received DS-3032 (UK)

14 July 2006 - DS-3032 mailed to NVC

17 July 2006 - DS-3032 and AOS Fee received in mail

19 July 2006 - mailed Fee bill to NVC; recieved at NVC St. Louis facility 20 July

24 July 2006 - Received NVC choice of agent confirmation email

4th-8th Aug 2006 - Recieve IV bill. (non specific date recieved/away vacation)

10th Aug 2006 - NVC recieve IV Bill.

11th Aug 2006 - Recieved I-864 package / mailed back 15th Aug

I-129F:

6 Mar. 2006 - sent I-129F; 8 Mar. 2006 - I-129F received at USCIS

16 Mar. 2006 - NOA1

3 July 2006 - received RFE (IMBRA); 5 July 2006 - mailed RFE response

10 July 2006 - received USCIS email confirming receipt of RFE response

13 July 2006 - received RFE (IMBRA) AGAIN

17 July 2006 - mailed 2nd RFE response; received by USCIS 19 July

27 July 2006 - APPROVED!

7 Aug 2006 - case number assigned at NVC

11 Aug 2006 - Recieved NVC letter confirming case sent to london

23 Aug 2006 - Received Packet 3 / 25 Aug 2006 - Mailed back

04 Sep 2006 - Medical completed.

08 Sep 2006 - Interview date assigned for 2nd October

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I concur with Zyggy. There is many occasions where addresses have not been changed by just calling the NCSC number, which has caused grief for the petitioner when correspondence is sent to the old address.


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Thanx folks for ur replies but " is there any problem with that if I just change the address at post office to forward my mail at my new address without even bothering to tell USCIS." HOW can USCIS find out that i have changed the address. This is clealrly due to my utter lack of confidence in USCIS !

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Thanx folks for ur replies but " is there any problem with that if I just change the address at post office to forward my mail at my new address without even bothering to tell USCIS." HOW can USCIS find out that i have changed the address. This is clealrly due to my utter lack of confidence in USCIS !

The post office will not forward any correspondence from USCIS.

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That is correct...the post office will NOT forward information from USCIS. Wouldn't you want to update your address so that information they send will come directly to your new address & avoid delays anyway? I strongly suggest updating it with them.

Separately, as I mentioned, I changed my address awhile ago and they have confirmed the change by letter, plus all correspondence has come to my new address successfully. Write them a letter if it makes you feel better...this is just my experience.


I-130F:

13 Feb. 2006 - sent I-130; 14 Feb. 2006 - I-130 received at Nebraska

28 Feb. 2006 - NOA-1

2 Mar. 2006 - RFE for payment problem; 3 Mar. - corrected & mailed; 6 Mar. - USCIS rec'd payment

12 June 2006 - APPROVED! (NOA-2)

20 June 2006 - case number assigned

3 July 2006 - DS-3032 and AOS Fee bill generated; 6 July - emailed DS-3032 Choice of Agent

13 July 2006 - Received DS-3032 (UK)

14 July 2006 - DS-3032 mailed to NVC

17 July 2006 - DS-3032 and AOS Fee received in mail

19 July 2006 - mailed Fee bill to NVC; recieved at NVC St. Louis facility 20 July

24 July 2006 - Received NVC choice of agent confirmation email

4th-8th Aug 2006 - Recieve IV bill. (non specific date recieved/away vacation)

10th Aug 2006 - NVC recieve IV Bill.

11th Aug 2006 - Recieved I-864 package / mailed back 15th Aug

I-129F:

6 Mar. 2006 - sent I-129F; 8 Mar. 2006 - I-129F received at USCIS

16 Mar. 2006 - NOA1

3 July 2006 - received RFE (IMBRA); 5 July 2006 - mailed RFE response

10 July 2006 - received USCIS email confirming receipt of RFE response

13 July 2006 - received RFE (IMBRA) AGAIN

17 July 2006 - mailed 2nd RFE response; received by USCIS 19 July

27 July 2006 - APPROVED!

7 Aug 2006 - case number assigned at NVC

11 Aug 2006 - Recieved NVC letter confirming case sent to london

23 Aug 2006 - Received Packet 3 / 25 Aug 2006 - Mailed back

04 Sep 2006 - Medical completed.

08 Sep 2006 - Interview date assigned for 2nd October

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I maybe wrong so maybe aussie can shed some lieght, but I think they also have to know correct address for thier records, by failing to notify them you may be going against the law and possibly have to face some sort of ramifications on the visa process. Just thought I read that somewhere, and it clearly states it in thier message on the USCIS phone, that any person who moves is obligated to let them know withing 10 days of move. I personally wouldnt jeopardize anything. Good luck!

Sherry


I-130

03/29/06-Mailed to TSC

04/03/06-Recieved I-130 @TSC forwarded to CSC

04/05/06-NOA1

04/11/06-Recieved NOA1

07/18/06-NOA-2- Approved

02/09/07-CASE COMPLETED!!!!!!

02/13/07-Case forwarded to Dublin Embassy!!!

04/26/07-Interveiw!!

04/26/07- VISA in Hand!!!!

July-2007-Niall finishes work & comes home!!!

We had delays in our journey that were not part of the immigration process, please do not use our "timeline" as an accurate guide!

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Sherry,

What you have read is correct - for an immigrant or pending immigrant who is in the USA.

Not relevant to khattak's question.

Yodrak

... Just thought I read that somewhere, and it clearly states it in thier message on the USCIS phone, that any person who moves is obligated to let them know withing 10 days of move. ...

Sherry

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Thanks Yodrak,

Couldnt remeber where I read it, and how it exactly was phrased, but knew it was there. :lol:

Sherry


I-130

03/29/06-Mailed to TSC

04/03/06-Recieved I-130 @TSC forwarded to CSC

04/05/06-NOA1

04/11/06-Recieved NOA1

07/18/06-NOA-2- Approved

02/09/07-CASE COMPLETED!!!!!!

02/13/07-Case forwarded to Dublin Embassy!!!

04/26/07-Interveiw!!

04/26/07- VISA in Hand!!!!

July-2007-Niall finishes work & comes home!!!

We had delays in our journey that were not part of the immigration process, please do not use our "timeline" as an accurate guide!

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Thanx alot folks for making a point.

I was under the impression that i can re-route my USCIS mail through USPS BUT i m very thankful to you guys for letting me know that it is not possible. I will change my address over the phone as well as send a letter. Hope it will not delay my process any more.

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