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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Morocco
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Hi,

I have a question I can't seem to find the answer to. We are not close to any USCIS office so I am trying to figure out which one we would go to? Does USCIS assign one or do we go to the closest one? Do they tell us which one it is when we get our biometrics appointment letter or NOA1? Thank you!!!

Sarah

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada
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You will receive all the information you need about where to go for Biometrics and the interview from USCIS, so you don't have to worry about which office to go to. They will tell you where you need to go.

Good luck for a speedy approval.


"THE SHORT STORY"

KURT & RAYMA (K-1 Visa)

Oct. 9/03... I-129F sent to NSC

June 10/04... K-1 Interview - APPROVED!!!!

July 31/04... Entered U.S.

Aug. 28/04... WEDDING DAY!!!!

Aug. 30/04... I-485, I-765 & I-131 sent to Seattle

Dec. 10/04... AOS Interview - APPROVED!!!!! (Passport stamped)

Sept. 9/06... I-751 sent to NSC

May 15/07... 10-Yr. PR Card arrives in the mail

Sept. 13/07... N-400 sent to NSC

Aug. 21/08... Interview - PASSED!!!!

Sept. 2/08... Oath Ceremony

Sept. 5/08... Sent in Voter Registration Card

Sept. 9/08... SSA office to change status to "U.S. citizen"

Oct. 8/08... Applied in person for U.S. Passport

Oct. 22/08... U.S. Passport received

DONE!!! DONE!!! DONE!!! DONE!!!

KAELY (K-2 Visa)

Apr. 6/05... DS-230, Part I faxed to Vancouver Consulate

May 26/05... K-2 Interview - APPROVED!!!!

Sept. 5/05... Entered U.S.

Sept. 7/05... I-485 & I-131 sent to CLB

Feb. 22/06... AOS Interview - APPROVED!!!!! (Passport NOT stamped)

Dec. 4/07... I-751 sent to NSC

May 23/08... 10-Yr. PR Card arrives in the mail

Mar. 22/11.... N-400 sent to AZ

June 27/11..... Interview - PASSED!!!

July 12/11..... Oath Ceremony

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Hi,

I have a question I can't seem to find the answer to. We are not close to any USCIS office so I am trying to figure out which one we would go to? Does USCIS assign one or do we go to the closest one? Do they tell us which one it is when we get our biometrics appointment letter or NOA1? Thank you!!!

Sarah

your notice or appt letter will indicate which office to go.


K1 process

Filed - late Oct 2004

Interview - montreal embassy - April 2005 : approved

aAOS process:

Filed AOS, EAD ,AP - Aug 19, 2005

Received Notice of Receipt - Aug 23, 2005

AP approval via email - Nov 1 touched, Nov 2 and Nov 3, 2005

AP in the mail- Nov 08, 2005

Infopass appt - Nov 25

-- informed that my EAD has already been approved!!; given appt for biometrics.

Biometrics for EAD - Nov 25, 2005

EAD email approval - Nov 29, 2005

EAD card in the mail - Nov 30, 2005

---- validity started Nov 01; means they've approved it as early as Nov 01 and further processing was stalled bec i have not done my biotmetrics ( well, how could i? they told me to wait for an appt letter from them! ) anyways, job search starts for me now.

Biometrics - April 2006

AOS Interview - Oct 2, 2006 - APPROVED

2 yr GC received 2 wks later.

751 process

Filed papers - mid Sept 2008.

Biometrics - Nov 2008

10 yrs GC received - Dec 23, 2008

Citizenhip process

Filed papers - March 26, 2010

Biometrics - late May 2010

Interview - July 14, 2010

Oath taking - July 19, 2010

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Morocco
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Yes, they will tell you where to go. And actually, the place where they do biometrics (ASCs - application support centers) isn't always the same as the district offices where they do interviews (it's not in Boston).

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada
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Hi,

I have a question I can't seem to find the answer to. We are not close to any USCIS office so I am trying to figure out which one we would go to? Does USCIS assign one or do we go to the closest one? Do they tell us which one it is when we get our biometrics appointment letter or NOA1? Thank you!!!

Sarah

Basically, your interview (if you have one) will be at one location and your biometrics appointment will be at another ...

Your biometrics will be at one of the support centers and you can go to this web site to figure which one it will probably be ... http://www.uscis.gov/graphics/fieldoffices/ascs/index.htm ... USCIS will tell you the location and time on your NOA you receive in regards to your biometrics appointment ... They don't let you pick it but I am pretty sure they figure out which one is closest to your location ...

As for your interview (if you get transfered to CSC then you will probably not have an interview) they will once again let you know in your NOA in regards to the location and time ... It will not be at the same place you had your biometrics so you may have to travel a little further for this one ...


K-1 VISA
08-05-06 - Married in Sycamore IL


AOS / EAD
08-24-06 - AOS/EAD mail to Chicago (Day 1)

11-06-06 - GC & Welcome Letter arrive in Mail (Day 75)

I-751
09-23-08 - Sent Package via USPS (Day 1)
01-02-09 - Received GC in mail (with wrong Resident Since date) (Day 101)

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Morocco
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Oh wow thank you guys for the links and all the info. I really appreciate it! Yes we are in California half way between LA and San Francisco. Thanks!!!

Sarah

I just learned there is a city in California named CALEXICO. Is that California and Mexico? Yikes.

I didn't know there is an office in Goleta! That's where my parents live and I grew up there! It's only an hour and a half away so yay! Thanks everyone.

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I was wondering the same sort of thing too as I am in Michigan, but my nearest office is in Duluth, next nearest is in Wisconsin, then the nearest in Michigan. But I am guessing they will go by state and not geography.


AOS/EAD/AP Filed:2006-09-23
AP Approved:2006-10-30
EAD Approved!:2006-11-02
AOS Approved!:2007-02-12


Remove Conditions filed:2008-11-13
Green Card Received:2009-01-30


N400 Filed:2013-01-25 (Phoenix)
Biometrics:2013-02-25 (Grand Rapids)
Interview:2013-05-07(Detroit)

Oath Ceremony:2013-05-24(Marquette)

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: England
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I was wondering the same sort of thing too as I am in Michigan, but my nearest office is in Duluth, next nearest is in Wisconsin, then the nearest in Michigan. But I am guessing they will go by state and not geography.

Not necessarily...we live in Illinois and went to Indiana for the bios.


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I think they generally try to put your biometrics at the closest ASC to you, even if it's in another state.


Naturalization

=======================================

02/02/2015 - Filed Dallas lockbox. Atlanta office.

02/13/2015 - NOA received

03/10/2015 - Biometrics

03/12/2015 - In-Line for Interview

04/09/2015 - E-notification for Interview Letter

05/18/2015 - Interview - passed!

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I think they generally try to put your biometrics at the closest ASC to you, even if it's in another state.

I think that that is true. I live in Connecticut and my Biometrics was in New Rochelle, NY.


3/27/06 Got Married - Whopeee!!!!!

4/06/06 Mailed I-130 only (Not ready to mail other documents yet)

4/12/06 NOA1 on I-130

7/20/06 Mailed AOS Package (I-485, I-765, I-864, no medical documents)

7/25/06 I-130 Approved

7/27/06 NOA1

8/15/06 Biometrics

8/21/06 Completed Medical - $250.00 - Yikes!!!!

8/24/06 Received Medical report from Doctor

8/28/06 Mailed RFE to Lees Summit - Medical

9/05/06 Touched (I-485) - Received Medical

9/09/06 Touched (I-485)

9/23/06 Touched (I-130)

9/23/06 Touched (I/765) Approved

9/28/06 Touched (I-765)

10/2/06 Received EAD Card

10/3/06 Touched (1-765)

10/21/06 Received Interview date - 12/06/06

12/04/06 Touched I-485 & I-765

12/06/06 Approved pending name check - bummer!!! - So the AO says

02/03/07 59 days and counting since interview....

02/09/07 Best touch ever!!!! Got welcome notice emails!!!!

02/12/07 Touched (I-485)

02/13/07 Touched (I-485)

02/14/07 Touched & Emails ("We ordered the production of your card...")

02/20/07 Card received in the mail!!!!!! Yay!!!!

Lifting Conditions

12/09/2008 Mailed package

12/18/2008 NOA 1

1/06/2009 Biometrics

1/07/2009 Touched

5/17/2009 Approved!!!!

6/12/2009 Card produced. No status change on the website.

6/20/2009 Received card in the mail

Citizenship (Final Leg)

11/16/2009 Mailed package

11/18/2009 USCIS received package

11/20/2009 NOA1

11/24/2009 Check cashed

01/06/2010 Biometrics

03/01/2010 Interview - Passed!!!

03/26/2010 Oath Ceremony

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When I had my biometrics we drove 3 hours to Lubbock and for our AOS interview we drove 7 hours to Dallas.


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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: United Kingdom
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i live in tennessee and my hubby is going to charlotte, north carolina for biometrics (which is 1/3 of the distance it would take to get to our memphis office). i think they take distance into consideration, but i'm not positive

hope it's close for you anyways


~Jess

Husband from Scotland

Arrived: July 7, 2006

Married: August 23, 2006

Filed AOS, EAD, AP: Sept 18, 2006

Received: Sept 19, 2006

AP and EAD touched: Sept 26, 2006

NOAs: Oct 2, 2006

AOS transferred CSC: Oct 10, 2006

Biometrics: Oct 13, 2006

AOS touched: 9/26, 10/10, 10/12, 10/13, 10/16, 10/17, 1/20, 2/1, 2/2(RFE email), 2/3, 4/9 (RFE

delivered), 4/10; 4/11; 4/12

AOS APPROVED: 4/13

SECOND medical: 3/23; received papers 3/30

RFE sent: 3/31

RFE delivered: 4/2

RFE received/email: 4/9

AP approved: Nov 30, 2006

EAD approved: Dec 5, 2006

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