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On april 9th 2011 i crossed the border and did my CR1 after about 1 month i got my green card in the mail! Its a CR1 with stamp 155 or something so in 2 years i have to file a form and what not, but my real question is, my parents want me to visit for about 2 weeks and i havent even been in the usa for that long. If i cross the border into canada now and say im staying for 2 weeks will they not let me cross or anything becouse i have only just got my green card. Is it too soon? should I wait? Iv been looking everywhere to try and figure this out.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Sweden
Timeline

You could have turned around and went back right after you'd entered if you would have wanted.

2 weeks out of the US is totally fine.


April 2007 : Met
07/28/07 : Officialy dating
06/07/09 : Engaged
09/04/09 : Married

10/06/09 : I-130 Sent
10/15/09 : NOA1
01/11/10 : Expedite Request Sent Through Congressman
01/14/10 : NOA2

01/22/10 : Got NVC casenumber
03/16/10 : Case Complete

05/04/10 : Medical
05/11/10 : Interview - APPROVED!!
05/14/10 : Passport w/ Visa recieved

05/29/10 : POE JFK
06/25/10 : Apply for SSN
06/29/10 : Received Welcome Letter
07/01/10 : Recieved SSN (33 days after POE)
07/07/10 : Greencard production ordered
07/13/10 : Second Welcome Letter recieved
07/15/10 : Green Card recieved (47 days after POE)

04/02/12 : ROC NOA1
05/24/12 : ROC Biometrics
12/19/12 : ROC Approval
12/24/12 : New GC recieved

3/18/16 : N-400 Application sent
3/25/16 : Text/Email confirmation NOA
4/22/16 : Biometrics Appt

6/24/16 : NOA date for Interview

7/28/2016: Interview

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
Timeline

On april 9th 2011 i crossed the border and did my CR1 after about 1 month i got my green card in the mail! Its a CR1 with stamp 155 or something so in 2 years i have to file a form and what not, but my real question is, my parents want me to visit for about 2 weeks and i havent even been in the usa for that long. If i cross the border into canada now and say im staying for 2 weeks will they not let me cross or anything becouse i have only just got my green card. Is it too soon? should I wait? Iv been looking everywhere to try and figure this out.

I am assuming you are a Canadian citizen so returning to Canada to visit will not be an issue as far as the Canadian CBP are concerned. Returning to the US will also not be a problem after a visit of only two weeks. I returned to Canada a week and a half after my POE, then again a month later. I had no issues either time returning to the US.

Have a nice visit. :)


USCIS

NOA1 08/19/08

NOA2 01/20/09

NVC

Received 01/26/09

Completed 02/13/09 (19 Days)

Interview Assigned 03/27/09 (6 weeks after NVC completion)

Medical

04/14/09 (Toronto)

Interview

Montreal 05/12/09 (88 days after NVC completion) **APPROVED**

POE

06/16/09 Buffalo

07/02/09 Welcome Letter Received

07/07/09 Applied for SSN

07/10/09 "Card production ordered" email received

07/13/09 SSN received

07/14/09 "Approval notice sent" email received

07/17/09 GREEN CARD received

Removal of Conditions

03/21/11 I-751 mailed to VSC

03/23/11 I-751 received at VSC

03/29/11 Cheque Cashed

03/30/11 NOA1 received (3/24/11)

04/11/11 Biometrics appointment notice received

05/05/11 Biometric appointment

12/13/11 **Approval date** (5 days short of 9 months!)

12/19/11 Approval letter and green card received

Naturalization

05/16/2019 Filed online (estimated completion February 2020)

05/18/2019 Biometrics scheduled

05/21/2019 Receipt notice and biometrics notices posted to online account.05/23/2019 Hard copy of NOA1 received

05/24/2019 Hard copy of biometrics appointment received

06/07/2019 Biometrics appointment (estimated completion January 2020)

12/31/2019 Email received "Interview scheduled"

01/01/2020 Interview date notice posted to online account (02/19/2020)

01/05/2019 Hard copy of interview appointment received

02/19/2020 Interview (**Approved**) and same day Oath Ceremony. 

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