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I am new here and am starting to file the AOS packet. I have a few questions though:

What does NOA1 and NOA2 mean?

When will i be assigned an "A" number?

Thanks a lot!


6/5/13: Sent via UPS AOS package: I-130, I-485, I-765, I-864

6/7/13: Package received at Chicago Lockbox

6/15/13: NOA Received for I-130, I-485, I-765

7/6/13: Received Biometrics appt. notice. Code 3

7/12/13: Biometric early walk in Cleveland: Successful!smile.png

7/15/13: Waiting...ranting33va.gifClockWatch2.gif

7/25/13: I-485 TOUCH!!! Changed from Acceptance to Interview and Testing!

7/31/13: I-485 TOUCH!!! Interview scheduled for: SEPTEMBER 3!smile.png

8/2/13:I-485 Interview appointment notice received! smile.png Scheduled for 9:00 AM at Cleveland.

8/8/13: I-765 APPROVED! smile.png Only email I got was that Card Production Was Ordered, No Approval email

8/14/13: I-765 Card Production Ordered Again... ranting33va.gif

8/15/13: I-765 Card mailed; Called USCIS, talked to ISO, Got tracking number! smile.png

8/XX/13: Waiting for EAD so I can apply for replacement SS Card with my married last name. goofy.gif

8/17/13: Received EAD

8/29/13: Received new SS Card

9/3/13: I-485 Interview. Approved!!! took less than 30 mins.

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Moved from Off Topic to General Immigration Related Discussion.

**What visa are you adjusting from? The thread can be moved to the appropriate forum. Organizer hat now off.**

NOA1 is the first notice received from USCIS indicated the file has been accepted.

NOA2 is the decision notice.


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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Moved from Off Topic to General Immigration Related Discussion.

**What visa are you adjusting from? The thread can be moved to the appropriate forum. Organizer hat now off.**

NOA1 is the first notice received from USCIS indicated the file has been accepted.

NOA2 is the decision notice.

adjusting from b2 visa. When will i get an a number


6/5/13: Sent via UPS AOS package: I-130, I-485, I-765, I-864

6/7/13: Package received at Chicago Lockbox

6/15/13: NOA Received for I-130, I-485, I-765

7/6/13: Received Biometrics appt. notice. Code 3

7/12/13: Biometric early walk in Cleveland: Successful!smile.png

7/15/13: Waiting...ranting33va.gifClockWatch2.gif

7/25/13: I-485 TOUCH!!! Changed from Acceptance to Interview and Testing!

7/31/13: I-485 TOUCH!!! Interview scheduled for: SEPTEMBER 3!smile.png

8/2/13:I-485 Interview appointment notice received! smile.png Scheduled for 9:00 AM at Cleveland.

8/8/13: I-765 APPROVED! smile.png Only email I got was that Card Production Was Ordered, No Approval email

8/14/13: I-765 Card Production Ordered Again... ranting33va.gif

8/15/13: I-765 Card mailed; Called USCIS, talked to ISO, Got tracking number! smile.png

8/XX/13: Waiting for EAD so I can apply for replacement SS Card with my married last name. goofy.gif

8/17/13: Received EAD

8/29/13: Received new SS Card

9/3/13: I-485 Interview. Approved!!! took less than 30 mins.

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**Moved to AOS from Work, Student, & Tourist Visas.**


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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adjusting from b2 visa. When will i get an a number

Once USCIS accept your application, you will see an A number on your I-797C NOA1.


AOS JOURNEY FROM VISA WAIVER PROGRAM
EAD (I-765) APPROVED IN 30 DAYS
I-485 APPROVED IN 96 DAYS
• I-130 APPROVED IN 96 DAYS

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Full timeline (click show)

Day 1 - April 10th, 2013 - I-485, I-130, I-765 Mailed

Day 2 - April 11th, 2013 - Delivery confirmation, Chicago

Day 9 - April 19th, 2013 - Text NOAs for all three - NBC

Day 12 - April 22nd, 2013 - NOAs in mail for all three - NBC

Day 15 - April 25th, 2013 - Biometric walk-in at Fort Worth

Day 28 - May 8th, 2013 - RFE received (I-485) - immediately responded by fax

Day 30 - May 10th, 2013 - EAD approved, card sent to production

Day 35 - May 15th, 2013 - RFE processed for I-485

Day 38 - May 18th, 2013 - EAD card arrives in mail!

Day 41 - May 21st, 2013 - I-485 updated to "Testing and Interview"

Day 51 - May 31st, 2013 - Interview scheduled for July 16th, Dallas

Day 62 - June 11th, 2013 - Started work as a Systems Engineer (IT)!

Day 96 - July 16th, 2013 - Approved at interview in Dallas, Texas! (I-485)

Day 96 - July 16th, 2013 - I-485 updated to "Card/Document production", I-485 updated to "Approved, mailed welcome letter", I-130 updated to "Approved"

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Day 104 - July 24th, 2013 - Green Card arrives in mail

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