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Just wondering how accurate are the estimated processing times that are quoted on the site? According to the time table they are processing people with NOA date of march 18th.. mine is 23rd.. and how soon after would i know if they approved or denied it? Also i had an RFE and i mailed the responce on april 20th and they got it on the 25th, though i dont know yet if they got everything they needed or not yet, would that affect their decision on my EAD?


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From what i know, the processing dates on the USCIS site are accurate - but they only reflect averages. Every case is unique and therefore the timelines for different stages of the process can also vary greatly. EADs tend to arrive within the 90-day window from USCIS receiving the original package, but your RFE most likely halted the processing of your paperwork. The RFE doesn't really have anything to do with your EAD, but usually when there is an RFE, the whole case is on hold until USCIS receives the requested additional evidence. It might have very well delayed the EAD/AP processing as well.


Adjustment of Status from F-1 to Legal Permanent Resident

02/11/2011 Married at Manhattan City Hall

03/03/2011 - Day 0 - AOS -package mailed to Chicago Lockbox

03/04/2011 - Day 1 - AOS -package signed for at USCIS

03/09/2011 - Day 6 - E-mail notification received for all petitions

03/10/2011 - Day 7 - Checks cashed

03/11/2011 - Day 8 - NOA 1 received for all 4 forms

03/21/2011 - Day 18 - Biometrics letter received, biometrics scheduled for 04/14/2011

03/31/2011 - Day 28 - Successful walk-in biometrics done

05/12/2011 - Day 70 - EAD Arrived, issued on 05/02

06/14/2011 - Day 103 - E-mail notice: Interview letter mailed, interview scheduled for July 20th

07/20/2011 - Day 139 - Interview at Federal Plaza USCIS location

07/22/2011 - Day 141 - E-mail approval notice received (Card production)

07/27/2011 - Day 146 - 2nd Card Production Email received

07/28/2011 - Day 147 - Post-Decision Activity Email from USCIS

08/04/2011 - Day 154 - Husband returns home from abroad; Welcome Letter and GC have arrived in the mail

("Resident since" date on the GC is 07/20/2011

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Well, your EAD slowed your case down by whatever time it took you to reply. The EAD takes about 3 months to approve, so I would not be expecting it in a month and a half.


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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so to let everyone know, my EAD was approved yesterday just like VJ timeline said!!!

Congrats!


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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