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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Canada
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Hey Everyone,

I am a Canadian Citizen currently in the USA. I entered the country in February and we decided to get married in March so we could start the immigration process. A few weeks ago, I received my combo card (Employment Authorization Card with Advance Parole) and was wondering if I would have any issues traveling back to Canada for a family wedding (for just over a week).

I realize there are other threads, however the ones I have come across have dealt with situations involving K1 or H1B visas - neither of which I have!

Would very much appreciate any advice!

Thanks :)

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The only issue I can see would be if you happened to receive a notice for your GC interview during that timeframe.

Edited by Saddle Bronc

2005/07/10 I-129F filed for Pras

2005/11/07 I-129F approved, forwarded to NVC--to Chennai Consulate 2005/11/14

2005/12/02 Packet-3 received from Chennai

2005/12/21 Visa Interview Date

2006/04/04 Pras' entry into US at DTW

2006/04/15 Church Wedding at Novi (Detroit suburb), MI

2006/05/01 AOS Packet (I-485/I-131/I-765) filed at Chicago

2006/08/23 AP and EAD approved. Two down, 1.5 to go

2006/10/13 Pras' I-485 interview--APPROVED!

2006/10/27 Pras' conditional GC arrives -- .5 to go (2 yrs to Conditions Removal)

2008/07/21 I-751 (conditions removal) filed

2008/08/22 I-751 biometrics completed

2009/06/18 I-751 approved

2009/07/03 10-year GC received; last 0.5 done!

2009/07/23 Pras files N-400

2009/11/16 My 46TH birthday, Pras N-400 approved

2010/03/18 Pras' swear-in

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As long as the LORD's beside me, I don't care if this road ever ends.

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The biggest problem with AP is that if you have ANY overstay then you can't use it even though it was issued to you (you'd think USCIS would simply not issue AP to anyone with Overstay issues).

You don't have any overstay so your shouldn't have a problem as long as you can return in time for the interview (if needed).

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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You won't have any problems going into Canada, but you will be pulled into secondary when you enter into the U.S. They need to process your paper work. Bring both copies of your AP. They will keep one copy and give you back the other, stamped. If you travel again, you just need the one copy and they will stamp it again. If you are travelling by air, give yourself extra time for the secondary inspection.

PS. What Bob 4 Ana says about the overstay is valid as far as I know.

Edited by Gypsyangel

N-400

02/08/12 - Mailed N-400

02/14/12 - NOA

03/02/12 - Biometrics Letter

03/22/12 - Biometrics

04/09/12 - Interview Notice

05/16/12 - Interview and Oath - USC

ROC

11/16/10 - Mailed ROC

11/18/10 - Delivered to VSC

11/19/10 - NOA1

11/23/10 - Cheque cashed

12/29/10 - Biometrics

05/06/11 - ROC Approved

05/16/11 - Green card received. Yay! (6 months)

There's diamonds in the sidewalk, the gutters lined in song

Dear I hear that beer flows through the faucets all night long

There's treasure for the taking, for any hard working (wo)man

Who will make his home in the American Land

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Hi Gypsyangel, I don't have any copies of my AP, I just received a combo card - will this suffice or do I need to get additional documentation? Thanks!

Combo card is brand new. You use this.


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Your I-129f was approved in 5 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 67 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

AOS was approved in 2 months and 8 days without interview.

ROC was approved in 3 months and 2 days without interview.

I am a Citizen of the United States of America. 04/16/13

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