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Got an approval for my expedited I-765 EAD

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Good for you, may I ask how did you ask for it to be expedited? Infopass appt or some other way?

Call the USCIS +1800 375-5283. I have tried INFOPASS and talked to the IO but they say they couldn't make anything for my case as I am still within time line. I called USCIS and requested for expedited due to pending job offer. They gave me ticket number and they say wait till 5 days and somebody will attend to it. I called on the 3rd day to make sure it was attended. And they said it was taken care of and mailed. I called the next day asking for an update and they said 'response to request' has been mailed'. I was worried coz I was not receiving any email. And their responses were through mail. Wait till I receive the letter and I followed the instructions. I faxed supporting documents for pending job offer with cover letter per attached with note ' as an early Christmas gift for me and my family'.

I hope this helps as I see that I have same situation like others who has job offer but can't move forward without this.

Expedite EAD2.doc

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This is uplifting to read as we recently have been struggling with the same issue. See my signature for details but so far it looks like even though I have faxed proof of emergent situation: job offer letter, copy of bank statement showing basically no funds, copies of ultrasounds of children, including current pregnancy (I really wasn't sure what they wanted but since I am 7 months pregnant, its pretty tough to land a job so I figured that needed to be included as proof {I am USC} ) they still have denied the request: "Due to the high volume of expedite requests for this case type, we are strictly enforcing the criteria that has been set for these expedite requests. While your situation appears serious, your case does not qualify for expedite processing."

I'm waiting for congresswoman to also send in request in our behalf which I hope happens today or tomorrow. Possibly I messed up by not waiting until biometrics were completed before requesting expedition? Wanted to keep this post alive since all of these posts have helped me with this issue.

Good luck to all!


01/04/2014 I-130,I-485,I-765,I-131 package mailed via Certified Priority mail USPS

01/07/2014 I-130,I-485,I-765,I-131 package received Chicago Lockbox (DAY 1)
01/11/2014 NOA's received (DAY 4)
01/17/2014 ASC Biometrics Letter Received - appointment set for 01/31/2014 (Day 10)
01/21/2014 Requested expedited processing of I-765 via Call Centre (Day 14)
01/22/2014 Requested assistance from congresswoman for I-765 processing (Day 15)
01/23/2014 Received request via email for proof of emergent situation from USCIS (Day 16)
01/25/2014 Faxed requested documents to USCIS (DAY 18)
01/28/2014 Received email from USCIS denying expedited request (DAY 21)
01/28/2014 Followed up with congresswoman, they will contact USCIS by end of week (DAY 21)

01/31/2014 Biometrics appointment, Portland ASC (DAY 24)

02/13/2014 Congresswoman's office notified us that EAD has been approved, case status now "Card Production" (DAY 37)

02/18/2014 Travel Doc I-512L (Advance Parole Auth.) Rcvd in mail. (Day 42)

02/21/2014 EAD Received! (Day 45)

08/28/2014 I-485 Interview date, Portland field office (Day 236) APPROVED! Card should be in the mail! Interview was a breeze :)

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