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I was just wondering what was the arrive wait time for a decision after you have completed your interview....and how come some people are approved on the spot and others are not.

Just curious thanks


Adjusting from B2 visa

12/3/2011: Hubby arrived to the USA

12/23/2011: AOS package

12/29/2011: AOS package received

01/11/2012: Acceptance email received

01/18/2012: Biometric appt and receipt received

Appointment set for 02/8/2012

01/27/2012: RFE email received

02/01/2012: Hard copy of RFE notice received

02/14/2012: RFE info sent back to USCIS

02/22/2012: Received email RFE received case continues to process at NBC

03/09/2012: Receive email with interview notice

04/12/2012: Interview in Baltimore City 9:00am

Case has to be reviewed WAITING on a decision now....

04/18/2012: APPROVED EMAIL RECEIVED AMEN!!!!!

04/23/2012: Approval/ welcome letter received in mail

04/23/2012: Card production ordered email received

04/24/2012: Card mailed email received

04/27/2012: Received email USPS picked up mail containing card notice

04/27/2012: GREEN CARD IN HAND!!!!! :)

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Jamaica
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Some IOs are not allowed to approve interviews and have to report to their supervisors before approval is authorized. It depends on the nature of the interview. If your question is regarding interviews that went well and the beneficiaries were told that everything was okay, then the normal time for status change can occur as soon as a few hours later to a few days.


STANLEY & KAREN
01/15/2009 - Fedex I-130, I-485, I-693, I-864, I-765, G-325A
01/20/2009 - Received in mail-room and signed for by J CHYBA
01/28/2009 - Checks cashed by Homeland Security
02/02/2009 - Received in mail 3 pcs of NOA1 one each for I-485, I-130, I-765 dated 01/28/2009
02/03/2009 - Received email RFE. What did I not send now, whew!
02/09/2009 - Received mails for initial evidence and Biometric appointment (02/19/2009); mailed evidence
02/19/2009 - biometrics done - in a out in 45 minutes
03/14/2009 - Receive NOA2 dated 03/10/2009. AOS interview April 29, 2009
03/18/2009 - Touched. EAD Card production ordered
03/25/2009 - Touched. EAD approval sent
03/27/2009 - EAD card received in the mail; applied for SS# immediately (office is across the street from my home)
04/02/2009 - Received SS# in the mail
04/29/2009 - Interviewed. I- 130 approved, I-485 pending IO's review
05/05/2009 - Received NOA2. Welcome letter for Permanent Residency. I-130 and I-485 approved 04/30/2009
05/08/2009 - Touched. I-485 approval letter sent
05/11/2009 - GC received in the mail. Expires 2019
05/11/2009 - Applied to remove restrictions on my SS Card
05/18/2009 - Received unrestricted SS card

10/13/2009 - My darling husband of 2 yrs 5 months 3 weeks 3 days passed away :(

Naturalization Process (5 Yrs Later) :goofy:

Mar 28, 2014 - Mailed N-400
Apr 08, 2014 - Check cashed
Apr 09, 2014 - Receive Notice letter Priority date April 3, 2014
Apr 11, 2014 - Touched - Email - Biometrics letter mailed
May 08, 2014 - Biometrics done
May 12, 2014 - Touched - Email - In line for interview scheduling
July 12, 2014 - Pre-interview letter (Yellow letter) received in mail
Aug 20, 2014 - Touched - Email - Interview scheduled
Aug 25, 2014 - Interview scheduled for Sept. 24, 2014
Sept 24, 2014 - Passed interview
Oct 06, 2014 - Touched - Email - In oath scheduling que
Oct 08, 2014 - Touched - Text - Oath ceremony scheduled
Oct 14, 2014 - Received letter - Oath ceremony Oct 28, 2014
Oct 28, 2014 - I AM A US CITIZEN! :joy: :joy: :joy:
Nov 12, 2014 - Updated my status from permanent resident to citizen at Social Security
Nov 14, 2014 - Applied for US passport
Nov 29, 2014 - Received US passport book
Dec 01, 2014 - Received Passport card
Dec 04, 2014 - Received Naturalization Certificate

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Some IOs are not allowed to approve interviews and have to report to their supervisors before approval is authorized. It depends on the nature of the interview. If your question is regarding interviews that went well and the beneficiaries were told that everything was okay, then the normal time for status change can occur as soon as a few hours later to a few days.

At the end of the interview she said everything looks great and that she will review it again....she placed our file in a drawer with some other files.

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Adjusting from B2 visa

12/3/2011: Hubby arrived to the USA

12/23/2011: AOS package

12/29/2011: AOS package received

01/11/2012: Acceptance email received

01/18/2012: Biometric appt and receipt received

Appointment set for 02/8/2012

01/27/2012: RFE email received

02/01/2012: Hard copy of RFE notice received

02/14/2012: RFE info sent back to USCIS

02/22/2012: Received email RFE received case continues to process at NBC

03/09/2012: Receive email with interview notice

04/12/2012: Interview in Baltimore City 9:00am

Case has to be reviewed WAITING on a decision now....

04/18/2012: APPROVED EMAIL RECEIVED AMEN!!!!!

04/23/2012: Approval/ welcome letter received in mail

04/23/2012: Card production ordered email received

04/24/2012: Card mailed email received

04/27/2012: Received email USPS picked up mail containing card notice

04/27/2012: GREEN CARD IN HAND!!!!! :)

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Filed: F-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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I had my interview on March 13 2011 and I am still waiting. I called them and they said that I have to wait 12 more days and If I don't hear anything from them, then I need to call them back and they will tell me them why it's taking more than the processing time. Hang in there my friend

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I had my interview on March 13 2011 and I am still waiting. I called them and they said that I have to wait 12 more days and If I don't hear anything from them, then I need to call them back and they will tell me them why it's taking more than the processing time. Hang in there my friend

yasjay001 was that 2011 a typo or you have really been waiting over a year...omg I hope we dont have to wait that long.

We decided to try save some cash by not applying for the EAD as I was foolishly advised that is can be a waste of money because the AOS is moving so fast that most people are getting the EAD and then the GC only a few weeks later.

If we are going to wait for that long can we still apply for the EAD after we have had our interview?


Adjusting from B2 visa

12/3/2011: Hubby arrived to the USA

12/23/2011: AOS package

12/29/2011: AOS package received

01/11/2012: Acceptance email received

01/18/2012: Biometric appt and receipt received

Appointment set for 02/8/2012

01/27/2012: RFE email received

02/01/2012: Hard copy of RFE notice received

02/14/2012: RFE info sent back to USCIS

02/22/2012: Received email RFE received case continues to process at NBC

03/09/2012: Receive email with interview notice

04/12/2012: Interview in Baltimore City 9:00am

Case has to be reviewed WAITING on a decision now....

04/18/2012: APPROVED EMAIL RECEIVED AMEN!!!!!

04/23/2012: Approval/ welcome letter received in mail

04/23/2012: Card production ordered email received

04/24/2012: Card mailed email received

04/27/2012: Received email USPS picked up mail containing card notice

04/27/2012: GREEN CARD IN HAND!!!!! :)

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EAD is free to apply for if you applied for I-485 and I-130. EAD takes 30 to 90 days to receive, I think it would be wiser to just wait for the decision.


3/23/2012 (Day 0) - I-130, I-485 and I-765 sent
4/02/2012 (Day 11) - Hard Copy of NOA1 in the mail of I-130, I-485 and I-765
4/04/2012 (Day 13) - Received a letter for biometrics appointment for 4/20/2012.
4/20/2012 (Day 29) - Biometrics done
5/03/2012 (Day 42) - Status online changed to interview, scheduled for June 11
5/16/2012 (Day 55) - EAD Card Production, online status update
5/24/2012 (Day 63) - EAD Card in the mail
6/11/2012 (Day 83) - Interview, approved on the spot

05/19/2014 (Day 0) - Mailed I-751

05/27/2014 (Day 8) - Received NOA1

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EAD is free to apply for if you applied for I-485 and I-130. EAD takes 30 to 90 days to receive, I think it would be wiser to just wait for the decision.

we did not submit the the forms together.. the I-130 was approved since 2010 and then we did the AOS..when i was looking at it it the work permit application was $300+

oh well I guess we are stuck in the waiting game


Adjusting from B2 visa

12/3/2011: Hubby arrived to the USA

12/23/2011: AOS package

12/29/2011: AOS package received

01/11/2012: Acceptance email received

01/18/2012: Biometric appt and receipt received

Appointment set for 02/8/2012

01/27/2012: RFE email received

02/01/2012: Hard copy of RFE notice received

02/14/2012: RFE info sent back to USCIS

02/22/2012: Received email RFE received case continues to process at NBC

03/09/2012: Receive email with interview notice

04/12/2012: Interview in Baltimore City 9:00am

Case has to be reviewed WAITING on a decision now....

04/18/2012: APPROVED EMAIL RECEIVED AMEN!!!!!

04/23/2012: Approval/ welcome letter received in mail

04/23/2012: Card production ordered email received

04/24/2012: Card mailed email received

04/27/2012: Received email USPS picked up mail containing card notice

04/27/2012: GREEN CARD IN HAND!!!!! :)

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we did not submit the the forms together.. the I-130 was approved since 2010 and then we did the AOS..when i was looking at it it the work permit application was $300+

oh well I guess we are stuck in the waiting game

You misread. The EAD is free when based on a pending I-485. You can apply for EAD now, for free, by including a copy of your I-485 first Notice of Action (notice of Initial review).


AOS for my husband
8/17/10: INTERVIEW DAY (day 123) APPROVED!!

ROC:
5/23/12: Sent out package
2/06/13: APPROVED!

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Filed: F-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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I am sorry it was March 2012 but still no response yet, I don't know what t do

I also had an interview on March 13 and I am still waiting. The IO said everything looked great etc but nothing in the mail or online. Ohh well.

I had the interview at the same date and nothing yet in the mail or online. Did you call them and see what's going on?

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yasjay001 was that 2011 a typo or you have really been waiting over a year...omg I hope we dont have to wait that long.

We decided to try save some cash by not applying for the EAD as I was foolishly advised that is can be a waste of money because the AOS is moving so fast that most people are getting the EAD and then the GC only a few weeks later.

If we are going to wait for that long can we still apply for the EAD after we have had our interview?

I am sorry I did a mistake with the date. my interview was March 13 2012. I would advise you to apply for EAD because you never know how long the process is going to take.

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I am sorry it was March 2012 but still no response yet, I don't know what t do

I had the interview at the same date and nothing yet in the mail or online. Did you call them and see what's going on?

I was given the standard notice asking I wait up to 60 day for a decision in the mail. The IO said she would have given us the decision that day but she was backed up. It's really frustrating - my case was a little difficult but clean - and she said she knew who married me so it wouldn't take 60 days to get a decision. Another friend who had interview a week before me is still waiting :(

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I know it is more frustrating waiting once the interview is behind you...this person hold the next step of your life in a drawer in their desk. I was told by someone to relax that it had only been 2 days but this person already have the green card and already had that sigh of relief the USCIS is behind them.

Anyway I am trying to be patient and just go with the flow...still not sure what we want to do regarding the EAD so very confused.


Adjusting from B2 visa

12/3/2011: Hubby arrived to the USA

12/23/2011: AOS package

12/29/2011: AOS package received

01/11/2012: Acceptance email received

01/18/2012: Biometric appt and receipt received

Appointment set for 02/8/2012

01/27/2012: RFE email received

02/01/2012: Hard copy of RFE notice received

02/14/2012: RFE info sent back to USCIS

02/22/2012: Received email RFE received case continues to process at NBC

03/09/2012: Receive email with interview notice

04/12/2012: Interview in Baltimore City 9:00am

Case has to be reviewed WAITING on a decision now....

04/18/2012: APPROVED EMAIL RECEIVED AMEN!!!!!

04/23/2012: Approval/ welcome letter received in mail

04/23/2012: Card production ordered email received

04/24/2012: Card mailed email received

04/27/2012: Received email USPS picked up mail containing card notice

04/27/2012: GREEN CARD IN HAND!!!!! :)

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Can any of you post the status update on USCIS which says or indicates they're reviewing the case/making decision and not yet approve your case?

Thank you in advance!!!


@ATL office

1/06/2012: I-130, I-485, I-756 filed

1/09/2012: NOA

2/14/2012: Biometrics taken

3/09/2012: EAD received

4/19/2012: Interviewed, approved on the spot

4/28/2012: Card received

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Can any of you post the status update on USCIS which says or indicates they're reviewing the case/making decision and not yet approve your case?

Thank you in advance!!!

On April 18, 2012, we mailed you a notice that we had registered this customer's new permanent resident status.


Adjusting from B2 visa

12/3/2011: Hubby arrived to the USA

12/23/2011: AOS package

12/29/2011: AOS package received

01/11/2012: Acceptance email received

01/18/2012: Biometric appt and receipt received

Appointment set for 02/8/2012

01/27/2012: RFE email received

02/01/2012: Hard copy of RFE notice received

02/14/2012: RFE info sent back to USCIS

02/22/2012: Received email RFE received case continues to process at NBC

03/09/2012: Receive email with interview notice

04/12/2012: Interview in Baltimore City 9:00am

Case has to be reviewed WAITING on a decision now....

04/18/2012: APPROVED EMAIL RECEIVED AMEN!!!!!

04/23/2012: Approval/ welcome letter received in mail

04/23/2012: Card production ordered email received

04/24/2012: Card mailed email received

04/27/2012: Received email USPS picked up mail containing card notice

04/27/2012: GREEN CARD IN HAND!!!!! :)

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