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USCIS RFE request sent to wrong address

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Yeah... SO obviously the people who handle our lives at the USCIS don't read everything you send them, and don't connect the big red dots that explain people's address information. They just can't get it straight that you, the US Citizen, have moved back to the USA which is where your entire filing was SENT FROM according to the big fat RETURN ADDRESS that you put on the envelope, as well as stated on several documents including the cover letter. I'm not sure what kind of people are handling these cases which affect our lives in such a major way, but they are obviously not that bright. They sent the NOA1 along with an RFE to the address where my HUSBAND, the beneficiary, lives, instead of MY address which is in the US. And now I don't know how to change it so they don't make this stupid mistake again. Any advice, info, or ideas? I tried to do it online and it only gives the option to change the address from one US location to another, nothing outside the country which is in my opinion, idiotic considering how many people come back to the US before and after filing. Anyway, I'm gonna try calling them directly and seeing if they can fix this but other than that idk what else to do...


If smart people would stop doing stupid things, the USA might be easier to enter. Will they ever learn? Probably not!

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this is really messed up, same thing we were running from, and we ended up getting approved but havent gotten the NOA2 letter yet. We assumed it was sent to the old address. We changed it one day, the next day we got approved. Now all we gotta do is sit and wait on USCIS to tell us if they got it back or not to send it to the current address :(


AOS

10/16/2012 Mailed I-485, I-765, I-131
10/19/2012 NOA1
11/09/2012 Biometrics Apt @ 3pm
12/25/2012 EAD/AP Approval
01/05/2013 Received EAD/AP in mail

06/20/2013 AOS APPROVED!!!!!

LIFTING OF CONDITIONS

3/23/15 Mailed I-751

3/25/15 NOA1

3/28/15 NOA1 Received in the Mail

4/28/15 Biometrics Apt.

11/13/15 ROC Approved

11/18/15 Approval Letter Received

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Moved from IR-1/CR-1 Process & Procedures to USCIS Service Centers forum; topic is not about the spousal visa process itself.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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But did you call uscis to have the address updated? Stating it in your cover letter isnt the proper procedure. They probably went with the address in the system. The person reviewing your application would have no reason to believe that your address wasnt already updated. Its probably not part of their job.

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