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I was wondering about how long it's taking for AOS to be approved? Can they deny an AOS? If so, what are the reasons? Also how long for EAD? We are still waiting to be touched again.

Husband's already had his biometrics appointment and we were last touched Sep. 9th. I know that's only a few weeks ago, but he wants to start looking for a job. Also I kinda need an estimate as to how long til the GC comes because I am planning on goin back to school in the spring, but I know when his GC gets here we will be taking off to Morocco for a month, therefore I need to plan my classes around the GC coming and the Morocco trip.

So if anyone has any information to offer we would grately appreciate it!

Janine

Edited by Mrs. Forgetful

Adil & Janine

06/17/06- Wedding

08/16/06- I-130 and EAD sent with AOS packet

08/24/06- I-130, EAD, I-485 recieved

08/28/06- NOA1 for I-130, EAD, and I-485

09/01/06- Recieved boimetrics appointment letter

09/07/06- Biometrics appointment

10/24/06- Recieved letter for initial interview

11/21/06- EAD approved

11/27/06- EAD Recieved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11/30/06- Touched- NOA for EAD sent

12/01/06- I-130 and I-485 Touched

12/20/06- Initial interview

12/20/06- APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (4 months!)

12/27/06- Recieved NOA2 for I-130

12/27/06- Recieved welcome letter

12/27/06- I-485 touched, New card ordered

01/03/06- PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD RECIEVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!YAY!!!

09/18/08- Sent I-751... hopefully I did it corectly!

09/something... recieved NOA1 for I-751

10/16/08- Recieved biometrics appointment letter

10/25/08- Biometrics appontment!

03/19/09- Recieved letter stating I-751 transfered to CSC

03/30/09- I-751 approved!

04/02/09- Recieved approval letter

04/30/09- Recieved new card

10/14/09- Sent N-400... the wait begins again.....

10/24/09- Recieved NOA receipt letter

02/05/10- Recieved Fingerprint notification

02/23/10- Fingerprinting appointment

04/07/10- N-400 Interview

10/07/10- Request for aditional evidencce

02/07/11- Oath Ceremony letter arrives!!!!!!!!!!

02/18/11- Oath Ceremony!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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It varies different local CIS offices take different lengths of time. Take a look at the timelines "Post Visa Display Options" select AOS or EAD and filter for the local office that you will use Chicago. This is one of the reasons VJers keep asking others to take the time to do their timelines. :time:http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/


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It varies different local CIS offices take different lengths of time. Take a look at the timelines "Post Visa Display Options" select AOS or EAD and filter for the local office that you will use Chicago. This is one of the reasons VJers keep asking others to take the time to do their timelines. :time:http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/

Excuse you! :huh: My Timeline is filled in! I was told that Philadelphia is my local office even if I am sending it to Chicago. If you read my timeline, which obviously you didn't, it explains that I didn't file for a K-1 or a K-3 just AOS and the I-130 because he was here on an F-1! I haven't found anyone with a timeline even close to ours, so if you happen to find one, let me know thanks! :D


Adil & Janine

06/17/06- Wedding

08/16/06- I-130 and EAD sent with AOS packet

08/24/06- I-130, EAD, I-485 recieved

08/28/06- NOA1 for I-130, EAD, and I-485

09/01/06- Recieved boimetrics appointment letter

09/07/06- Biometrics appointment

10/24/06- Recieved letter for initial interview

11/21/06- EAD approved

11/27/06- EAD Recieved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11/30/06- Touched- NOA for EAD sent

12/01/06- I-130 and I-485 Touched

12/20/06- Initial interview

12/20/06- APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (4 months!)

12/27/06- Recieved NOA2 for I-130

12/27/06- Recieved welcome letter

12/27/06- I-485 touched, New card ordered

01/03/06- PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD RECIEVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!YAY!!!

09/18/08- Sent I-751... hopefully I did it corectly!

09/something... recieved NOA1 for I-751

10/16/08- Recieved biometrics appointment letter

10/25/08- Biometrics appontment!

03/19/09- Recieved letter stating I-751 transfered to CSC

03/30/09- I-751 approved!

04/02/09- Recieved approval letter

04/30/09- Recieved new card

10/14/09- Sent N-400... the wait begins again.....

10/24/09- Recieved NOA receipt letter

02/05/10- Recieved Fingerprint notification

02/23/10- Fingerprinting appointment

04/07/10- N-400 Interview

10/07/10- Request for aditional evidencce

02/07/11- Oath Ceremony letter arrives!!!!!!!!!!

02/18/11- Oath Ceremony!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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It varies different local CIS offices take different lengths of time. Take a look at the timelines "Post Visa Display Options" select AOS or EAD and filter for the local office that you will use Chicago. This is one of the reasons VJers keep asking others to take the time to do their timelines. :time:http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/

OP, You would still check the same way as outlined above, from the drop down menus at the bottom select Philadelpia instead of Chicago. It will give you a rough idea of your wait time.

Edited by Canuck Carrie

2005

Sept 10 I-129F sent to TSC

2006

Interview - February 13th APPROVED! day 152

April 6 - wedding date day 204

May 15 - AOS sent (not filing for EAD or AP) day 1-total days 243

Aug 22 - AOS interview date day 101-total days 342

approved pending FBI name check, told name check initiated June 1

Sept 29 - green card arrives, done until June 2008 day 140-total days 381

2008

June 30 - I-751 mailed total days 1025

Aug 13 - Biometrics appointment total days 1068

2009

Feb 25 - Transferred from VSC to CSC total days 1265

March 9 - Removal of Conditions approved! total days 1277

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I have the EAD estimate, but what about the others?


Adil & Janine

06/17/06- Wedding

08/16/06- I-130 and EAD sent with AOS packet

08/24/06- I-130, EAD, I-485 recieved

08/28/06- NOA1 for I-130, EAD, and I-485

09/01/06- Recieved boimetrics appointment letter

09/07/06- Biometrics appointment

10/24/06- Recieved letter for initial interview

11/21/06- EAD approved

11/27/06- EAD Recieved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11/30/06- Touched- NOA for EAD sent

12/01/06- I-130 and I-485 Touched

12/20/06- Initial interview

12/20/06- APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (4 months!)

12/27/06- Recieved NOA2 for I-130

12/27/06- Recieved welcome letter

12/27/06- I-485 touched, New card ordered

01/03/06- PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD RECIEVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!YAY!!!

09/18/08- Sent I-751... hopefully I did it corectly!

09/something... recieved NOA1 for I-751

10/16/08- Recieved biometrics appointment letter

10/25/08- Biometrics appontment!

03/19/09- Recieved letter stating I-751 transfered to CSC

03/30/09- I-751 approved!

04/02/09- Recieved approval letter

04/30/09- Recieved new card

10/14/09- Sent N-400... the wait begins again.....

10/24/09- Recieved NOA receipt letter

02/05/10- Recieved Fingerprint notification

02/23/10- Fingerprinting appointment

04/07/10- N-400 Interview

10/07/10- Request for aditional evidencce

02/07/11- Oath Ceremony letter arrives!!!!!!!!!!

02/18/11- Oath Ceremony!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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It's nearly impossible to predict, Janine. Look at our timeline in my siggy. One can be granted the interview and still not have the greencard for months, maybe longer.

If he wants to travel, maybe you should file for AP. Then it won't matter when the card arrives.

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I have the EAD estimate, but what about the others?

By checking the timelines it looks like the Philly office takes between 4-10 months from the filing date to interview.


2005

Sept 10 I-129F sent to TSC

2006

Interview - February 13th APPROVED! day 152

April 6 - wedding date day 204

May 15 - AOS sent (not filing for EAD or AP) day 1-total days 243

Aug 22 - AOS interview date day 101-total days 342

approved pending FBI name check, told name check initiated June 1

Sept 29 - green card arrives, done until June 2008 day 140-total days 381

2008

June 30 - I-751 mailed total days 1025

Aug 13 - Biometrics appointment total days 1068

2009

Feb 25 - Transferred from VSC to CSC total days 1265

March 9 - Removal of Conditions approved! total days 1277

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Excuse you! :huh: My Timeline is filled in! I was told that Philadelphia is my local office even if I am sending it to Chicago. If you read my timeline, which obviously you didn't, it explains that I didn't file for a K-1 or a K-3 just AOS and the I-130 because he was here on an F-1! I haven't found anyone with a timeline even close to ours, so if you happen to find one, let me know thanks! :D

OK I looked at the USCIS site:

Philadelphia is processing I-485 (AOS) cases dated March-14, and I-765 (EAD) cases dated June-27

https://egov.immigration.gov/cris/jsps/offi...lectedOffice=55

According to Philadelphia USCIS page:

Adjustment of Status:

Please see the instructions on Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status, to determine where to file your application.

For those adjustment applications filed at the local office, please note effective February 17, 2004, the Philadelphia District Office will no longer process I-130/I-485 applications or any application submitted in conjunction with an I-485. This includes Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, and Form I-131, Application for Travel Document. We will accept the applications by mail or in person, with fees attached and forward them daily to the National Benefit Center for processing. You will receive a filing receipt from that office within 14 days. All employment documents and travel documents will be mailed directly to you from the National Benefit Center. Adjustment of Status interviews will still be conducted locally once the case is scheduled and transferred back to Philadelphia.

http://www.uscis.gov/graphics/fieldoffices...hia/aboutus.htm


OUR TIME LINE Please do a timeline it helps us all, thanks.

Is now a US Citizen immigration completed Jan 12, 2012.

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Visa issues, and lots of info about the Guangzhou and Hong Kong consulate.

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Can they deny an AOS? If so, what are the reasons?

Yes, they can and do deny AOS. What would be the purpose of an AOS interview if they couldn't deny it?

Reasons:

Insufficient evidence of a bonafide continuing relationship.

Insufficient financial support.

Crimes committed.

Read the Yes/No questions on the I-485. If you have the wrong answer to one of those questions.

If they discover misrepresentations in the application.

If unfavorable information comes back from the security checks.


05/16/2005 I-129F Sent

05/28/2005 I-129F NOA1

06/21/2005 I-129F NOA2

07/18/2005 Consulate Received package from NVC

11/09/2005 Medical

11/16/2005 Interview APPROVED

12/05/2005 Visa received

12/07/2005 POE Minneapolis

12/17/2005 Wedding

12/20/2005 Applied for SSN

01/14/2005 SSN received in the mail

02/03/2006 AOS sent (Did not apply for EAD or AP)

02/09/2006 NOA

02/16/2006 Case status Online

05/01/2006 Biometrics Appt.

07/12/2006 AOS Interview APPROVED

07/24/2006 GC arrived

05/02/2007 Driver's License - Passed Road Test!

05/27/2008 Lifting of Conditions sent (TSC > VSC)

06/03/2008 Check Cleared

07/08/2008 INFOPASS (I-551 stamp)

07/08/2008 Driver's License renewed

04/20/2009 Lifting of Conditions approved

04/28/2009 Card received in the mail

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I130 when filled concurrently with I485 are adjudicated on the same date. When you go to the interview, both forms will be reviewed and checked. In our case, AO started with I130 and then transitioned to I485.

As regarding timelines for Philly - one couple just before you got interview 5 months after filing.

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