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Hi Can anyone tell us what exactly the BIOMETRICs apointment is.....what exactly do they do. It says to bring ID....but should we also be bringing other past documents???

My husband came here from Jamaica on a K1 fiance visa and we have applied for the Readjustment of Status, working papers, and traveling documents all at the same time.

1. He arrived here in February 17th

2. We were married April 23rd

3. Readjustment of status, working papers, and traveling documents were ALL filed for in the end of May.

4. This biometric apt was the next step and is tomorrow July 15th

We just want to be prepared before going Any information would be appreciated.

Also How long do you think it will take to be granted permission to travel outside the country

Thanks!!!

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Hi Can anyone tell us what exactly the BIOMETRICs apointment is.....what exactly do they do. It says to bring ID....but should we also be bringing other past documents???

My husband came here from Jamaica on a K1 fiance visa and we have applied for the Readjustment of Status, working papers, and traveling documents all at the same time.

1. He arrived here in February 17th

2. We were married April 23rd

3. Readjustment of status, working papers, and traveling documents were ALL filed for in the end of May.

4. This biometric apt was the next step and is tomorrow July 15th

We just want to be prepared before going Any information would be appreciated.

Also How long do you think it will take to be granted permission to travel outside the country

Thanks!!!

you go to your appointment with the appointment letter you received and your passport. they call you in, take your fingerprints, take a photo, and that's it.

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Hi Can anyone tell us what exactly the BIOMETRICs apointment is.....what exactly do they do. It says to bring ID....but should we also be bringing other past documents???

My husband came here from Jamaica on a K1 fiance visa and we have applied for the Readjustment of Status, working papers, and traveling documents all at the same time.

1. He arrived here in February 17th

2. We were married April 23rd

3. Readjustment of status, working papers, and traveling documents were ALL filed for in the end of May.

4. This biometric apt was the next step and is tomorrow July 15th

We just want to be prepared before going Any information would be appreciated.

Also How long do you think it will take to be granted permission to travel outside the country

Thanks!!!

all you have to do is show up, bring your I.D and appointment letter. (do not bring cellphone, cams or any gadgets). PAINLESS!!n :)


AOS

2/23/11 - POE (LAX) via k1 visa

3/20/11 - Married

4/27/11 - AOS and EAD packet sent to chicago lock box

5/2/11 - package received

6/4/11 - EAD, AOS receipt and ASC Biometrics appointment letter arrived.

6/29/11 - Biometrics done

7/1/11 - RFE issued

7/15/11 - RFE response received by DHS

9/12/11 - interview day!! whew

9/16/11 - received email notification that we passed AOS interview

9/22/11 received Green card! yess

ROC sept 16, 2013

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Hi Can anyone tell us what exactly the BIOMETRICs apointment is.....what exactly do they do. It says to bring ID....but should we also be bringing other past documents???

My husband came here from Jamaica on a K1 fiance visa and we have applied for the Readjustment of Status, working papers, and traveling documents all at the same time.

1. He arrived here in February 17th

2. We were married April 23rd

3. Readjustment of status, working papers, and traveling documents were ALL filed for in the end of May.

4. This biometric apt was the next step and is tomorrow July 15th

We just want to be prepared before going Any information would be appreciated.

Also How long do you think it will take to be granted permission to travel outside the country

You applied for an ADJUSTMENT of status, not "re-adjustment".

Biometrics is just fingerprinting and taking a photo. They will ask height, weight, eye color etc. There is a review in the AOS thread in my signature (bottom of the OP has a link to the biometrics review).

He will need to take the letter and his passport. If he was a girl (for other people reading this) who changed last name then the marriage cert to prove the interview letter is for them (as it would be different to passport typically).

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Thanks for the information.....How long did it take you to receive your Adjustment of Status approval? Did you also do traveling papers at the same time?

I was just curious how long it should take because we want to take a trip out of the country the end of November.

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Just to add another note. When you are finished they will stamp your Biometrics letter. This serves as proof you had your biometrics completed. In some cases, they have lost the biometrics. If so, you have your documentation to prove you had your biometrics accomplished prior. Also, they have the ability to restore your biometrics from disk storage since it is digital. Thus, it’s important to maintain the stamped bio letter when you report for your AOS interview! Our biometrics got lost and they had to perform some computer magic to get it back. Smile. It wasn’t too funny at the time!

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THANKS FOR THE GOOD ADVICE.

I think we have been lucky so far and haven't gotten things lost so I pray that it continues. I think I'll scan a copy also.

Question for you......is it not UNTIL we have our AOS interview that we will receive travel documents and permission to work???? How long did it take you after your biometrics to get your AOS interview????

Muchas gracias, Jaci

Just to add another note. When you are finished they will stamp your Biometrics letter. This serves as proof you had your biometrics completed. In some cases, they have lost the biometrics. If so, you have your documentation to prove you had your biometrics accomplished prior. Also, they have the ability to restore your biometrics from disk storage since it is digital. Thus, it’s important to maintain the stamped bio letter when you report for your AOS interview! Our biometrics got lost and they had to perform some computer magic to get it back. Smile. It wasn’t too funny at the time!

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Since your picture and fingerprints are used from your biometrics for the EAD/AP combo card, and then eventually for your GC, your biometrics appointment would come first. We filled our AOS, EAD, and AP on January 04, 2011. Our EAD/AP was approved on 03/10/2011, but we had not had our biometrics appointment scheduled until the first of April. Thus, we took our biometrics around the first of April 2011, and then we received our combo EAD/AP card on 04/14/2011. Check the VJ site to see the current EAD processing times, but then realize that you will have to have your biometrics appointment completed before your card can be issued. The good news is your spouse is with you now, unlike the initial K-1 processing. (Smile) May God Bless.

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