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Hey everyone,

we decided to make a request to expedite our case based on USCIS error. We sent a one page explanation, supported by proper documentation and put a red dot on the envelope and marked it clearly with "expedite request". However, we used conventional USPS certified mail and mailed it to the CSC's PO Box. It was delivered on March 19th (10 days ago), and we still have no answer. I've seen people here receiving expedite answers within 24 hours, so I start wondering if it is indeed the proper way. Should we mail it somewhere else, like to the direct street address?

We decided not to put a expedite service request via USCIS NCSC, because we feared it just might get rejected without requesting any documentation. As stated on the USCIS webpage:

You also have the options of 1). visiting your local office by scheduling an InfoPass appointment or 2). writing a letter to the local office or service center.

Hence, that's why we did what we did.

All comments welcome!

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Hey everyone,

we decided to make a request to expedite our case based on USCIS error. We sent a one page explanation, supported by proper documentation and put a red dot on the envelope and marked it clearly with "expedite request". However, we used conventional USPS certified mail and mailed it to the CSC's PO Box. It was delivered on March 19th (10 days ago), and we still have no answer. I've seen people here receiving expedite answers within 24 hours, so I start wondering if it is indeed the proper way. Should we mail it somewhere else, like to the direct street address?

We decided not to put a expedite service request via USCIS NCSC, because we feared it just might get rejected without requesting any documentation. As stated on the USCIS webpage:

Hence, that's why we did what we did.

All comments welcome!

I'd start with an Infopass

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I'd start with an Infopass

R you talking about I-130 right? so maybe call them? Did you get your NOA1? or nothing at all? I would sugest to call them? Your check have being cashed?


I-130 SENT 2012/01/20

I-130 NOA1 2012/01/24

I-130 NOA2 2012/06/12

NVC receiv 2012/07/02

NVC case # 2012/07/13

DS-3032 emailed 2012/07/13

AOS paid 2012/07/20

AOS sent 2012/07/23

DS-3032 Accepted 2012/07/24

IV paid 2012/07/25

IV/DS-230 sent 2012/07/26

RFE missing pay stubs 2012/08/03

Case completed 2012/08/16

Inteview Date 2012/10/16

221g (new co-sponsor and proof of domicile for my son) crazy stuff!

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I already went to one infopass, which was pointless, since I-129F petitions are not being processed in local USCIS offices.

My check has been cashed, I got my NOA1.

My full story: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/350304-lost-petition-found-and-delivered-problem/page__st__45__p__5213396__fromsearch__1#entry5213396

Cheers!

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I already went to one infopass, which was pointless, since I-129F petitions are not being processed in local USCIS offices.

My check has been cashed, I got my NOA1.

My full story: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/350304-lost-petition-found-and-delivered-problem/page__st__45__p__5213396__fromsearch__1#entry5213396

Cheers!

In that case, next stop could be your Congressman/woman; they usually have info about how to contact them in their website and details of releases of info they need to have to inquiry on your behalf, etc.

At this point, knock at every door. Many here have in the past posted that contacting Congressman/woman makes no difference. Maybe, maybe not; but at worst you would be in the same place. For what is worth, when I was going thru the K-1 and hit 5 months and after getting next to nothing info at USCIS, I contacted mine. A few days after the initial contact, our K-1 gets approved. Maybe just coincidence of course, but if you make enough noise, someone might just decide to do something so you go away and that something is to get your petition approved; especially if the noise is going to show the egg in their face.

Good luck

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Contacting CSC or their National Service Center is pointless. My wife called and requested first expedite for I-130 on 20 March 2012 on humanitarian grounds. We were told that they ask to fax the evidence to them but it never happened. On 22 March CSC-USCIS sent an e-mail stating that after carefully reviewing the expedite it was denied because it did not meet the guidelines.

On 24 March another expedite request was sent by calling them. The tier 2 officer told my wife that she will be asked for evidence and we were prepared with evidence. Once again it was never asked and request was denied with same reason. Only difference this time was that denial came by post.

I suppose they simply do not want to entertain any requests to begin with as they never gave any chance to send any evidence. Now nothing left except writing to DHS Ombudsman and maybe contacting Congressman.

Knock every door, catch at any straw. If it works consider yourself lucky and if it does not, it is worth a try because you are already drowning.


Married: 12/01/2011
USCIS Stage:
I-130 sent: 12/29/2011 NOA1: 01/03/2012 NOA2: 09/24/2012 (Text and website) - 09/28/2012 (In mail) <265 days to approval from NOA1 date>
I-129F sent: 01/14/2012 NOA1: 01/18/2012 NOA2: 09/27/2012 (Withdrawn)
RFE: 08/13/2012 "Proof of Bona Fide marital relationship". (Took them 7 months, 1 week and 4 days to send an RFE).
RFE Responce received by CSC-USCIS on 09/07/2012.
NVC Stage:
NVC Received: 10/09/2012
NVC issued Case #, IIN and BIN: 10/10/2012
IV Package Received at NVC: 12/03/2012

EMBASSY STAGE:
interview March 20, 2013 : results AP (sent in paperwork for co-sponsor received 4-20-2013)

Issued: September 30, 2013

POE: Raleigh-Durham International Airport, NC @ 10-17-2013 (Easy entry, pleasant experience).

Removal of Conditions on Residence:

Filed: August 14, 2015 - VSC

NOA1: 08/19/2015

Date of Decision: 06-03-2013

Letter of Approval received: 06-09-2016

Green Card received: 07-15-2016

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Contacting CSC or their National Service Center is pointless. My wife called and requested first expedite for I-130 on 20 March 2012 on humanitarian grounds. We were told that they ask to fax the evidence to them but it never happened. On 22 March CSC-USCIS sent an e-mail stating that after carefully reviewing the expedite it was denied because it did not meet the guidelines.

On 24 March another expedite request was sent by calling them. The tier 2 officer told my wife that she will be asked for evidence and we were prepared with evidence. Once again it was never asked and request was denied with same reason. Only difference this time was that denial came by post.

I suppose they simply do not want to entertain any requests to begin with as they never gave any chance to send any evidence. Now nothing left except writing to DHS Ombudsman and maybe contacting Congressman.

Knock every door, catch at any straw. If it works consider yourself lucky and if it does not, it is worth a try because you are already drowning.

Well, sorry to tell you, BUT they do "entertain requests" because I requested an expedite on humanitarian grounds on April 6 and on the same day they e-mailed asking for the evidence.


El destino me ha unido a vos.


I-129F K1 Visa Process
[01.18.2012] Sent I-129F Petition
[01.20.2012] NOA1
[06.13.2012] NOA2 - no RFE's
[07.09.2012] Petition received at NVC; case number assigned
[07.11.2012] Petition sent to Honduras consulate
[07.13.2012] Consulate received petition package
[08.07.2012] Received interview date & Packet 4 in email
[10.10.2012] Interview smile.png - APPROVED!
[10.18.2012] POE Houston
[10.29.2012] Marriage <3

I-485 AOS Process
[12.14.2012] Sent I-485 Package with I-765
[12.19.2012] NOA1
[12.24.2012] Biometrics letter received
[01.02.2013] RFE notice
[01.05.2013] RFE hardcopy received
[01.07.2013] Biometrics appointment
[03.04.2013] RFE sent back to USCIS
[03.19.2013] EAD approved
[03.27.2013] EAD arrived in the mail

[09.21.2013] I-485 approved

[09.26.2013] Green card sent in mail

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Hey everyone,

we decided to make a request to expedite our case based on USCIS error. We sent a one page explanation, supported by proper documentation and put a red dot on the envelope and marked it clearly with "expedite request". However, we used conventional USPS certified mail and mailed it to the CSC's PO Box. It was delivered on March 19th (10 days ago), and we still have no answer. I've seen people here receiving expedite answers within 24 hours, so I start wondering if it is indeed the proper way. Should we mail it somewhere else, like to the direct street address?

We decided not to put a expedite service request via USCIS NCSC, because we feared it just might get rejected without requesting any documentation. As stated on the USCIS webpage:

Hence, that's why we did what we did.

All comments welcome!

I suggest you call into USCIS, get a Tier 2 Human, an ISO, and inquire with that Human (not the CSR that answers the telephone) IF the letter was received and/or opened, yet.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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I suggest you call into USCIS, get a Tier 2 Human, an ISO, and inquire with that Human (not the CSR that answers the telephone) IF the letter was received and/or opened, yet.

that is the best advice as of now. csr will keep telling you to wait. that is what csr is all good for... i had called csr so many times and i have catch their pattern in not answering my questions at all.


"Family time is very precious and you should cherish every moment of it."

01/20/12 - I-130 sent to Chicago Lockbox.

01/26/12 - NOA1 received and processing at Vermont.

06/28/12 - NOA2 announced on status check.

06/29/12 - NVC received case learned on 07/2/12.

06/30/12 - Hard copy NOA2 received.

07/09/12 - NVC Casefile Number and IIN Issued.

07/16/12 - Receive and Sent DS-3032 via email.

07/17/12 - Mailed DS-3032 via mail, AOS bill received via email, paid online, Optin email sent.

07/18/12 - Optin accepted and new case number, AOS marked paid, emailed AOS packet.

07/24/12 - Assigned as Agent, IV Fee bill received via email, paid online.

07/25/12 - IV Fee marked paid, emailed IV packet.

07/31/12 - Emailed GZO Supplemental Packet 3.

08/02/12 - Case completed and commenced final review.

08/03/12 - Shipped all copies of forms/letters/documents to my wife - arriving on 8/9/12.

08/06/12 - Case completed final review.

08/09/12 - Appointment letter received via email interview date set 9/6/12.

08/14/12 - Medical exam done.

08/15/12 - Medical exam results all normal.

09/06/12 - Submitted required documents at the embassy and interview set next day at 0730.

09/07/12 - Visa approved, click here for review http://www.visajourney.com/reviews/view-dos-cis-reviews.php?entry=10401 .

09/14/12 - Visa received on hand!

10/07/12 - Arrived at NYC! click here for review http://www.visajourney.com/reviews/view-poe-reviews.php?entry=15293

10/20/12 - Received welcome letter from USCIS.

10/25/12 - Green Card received!

"Nothing is more difficult than the art of maneuvering for advantageous positions." - Sun-Tzu

04/27/13 - Submitted DS-160 online for parent-in-laws and sister-in-law.

05/01/13 - Paid DS-160 or MRV Fee Payments on CGI Stanley.

05/03/13 - Made appointment for 05/16/13 on CGI Stanley.

05/16/13 - Arrived at GUZ and impromptu notice on the front it was closed.

05/30/13 - B2 visa interview passed! Read review here http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/433263-b2-visa-was-approved-for-parentinlaw/ <p>

"Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience." - ADM Hyman G. Rickover

08/08/14 - Mailed I-175 application.

08/11/14 - I-175 arrived at VSC.

08/18/14 - Received NOA1 with date 08/12/14.

08/27/14 - Received biometrics appointment for 09/09/14.

02/27/15 - GC in production from email notification.

03/02/15 - Received NOA2 with approval dated 02/25/15.

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