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Wrong Birthdate on EAD and GC... How Did You Fix This? [merged threads]

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Hi VJers,

Well after a pretty smooth K-1 process I've finally hit a really great snag. My Canadian heritage messed me up and I put my date of birth in wrong on my EAD and GC applications. I noticed when I got my EAD in the mail today and my birthdate is reversed (8 Jun instead of 6 Aug). I double checked my documents and yep, it's my fault :(

Called USCIS and was told to send a letter to Lee's Summit with an explanation and correction letter. I also sent them a copy of my passport and visa with correct birthdates.

What do I do about the EAD? Can I work, or am I screwed up until my (hopefully correct) GC comes? I've made an infopass appointment just in case, but I worry time is running out and my GC will get approved before I can really fix it...

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I guess my main question is:

Can I still work?

I have a lot of documentation about what my real birthdate is. USCIS says I should have a GC decision by May 8, so as long as my birthdate is correct by then can I start a job?

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You need to call in USCIS and correct this matter ASAP. This mistake will haunt you later (time, money, headache...) if you don't take action immediately. Good luck.


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12/06/2014: Package filed

12/31/2014: Fingerprinted

02/06/2015: In-Line for Interview

04/15/2015: Passed Interview

05/05/2015: Oath letter was sent

05/22/2015: Oath Ceremony

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Update to my EAD case online.

I called USCIS yesterday and told them about the error on my EAD and was given a reference number. My online case status was updated 3 times:

  • On April 6, 2015, your request to correct an error on your document or notice, referral number T****MSC, was assigned to an officer for response.
  • On April 6, 2015, we sent a response to your request to correct an error on your document or notice, referral number T****MSC.
  • On April 6, 2015, your request to correct an error on your document or notice, referral number T****MSC, was completed.

Hopefully those updates mean that they'll just issue a corrected card but it's probably a letter where I have to send my card back.

As for my I-485 correction, the overnighted letter was delivered today. We sent it to National Benefits Center in Lee's Summit, ATTN: Adjustment of Status, PO Box 648004. Let's hope that was the right place and the letter is going to fix the issue.

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You will have a chance to correct it at the interview. Good luck.


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12/06/2014: Package filed

12/31/2014: Fingerprinted

02/06/2015: In-Line for Interview

04/15/2015: Passed Interview

05/05/2015: Oath letter was sent

05/22/2015: Oath Ceremony

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Hi there!

So I got my EAD last week with an error on it (details here http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/543641-wrong-birthdate-on-ead-and-gc-how-did-you-fix-this )

In the meantime, my Green Card interview has been booked for May 13. I am seeing that I will be expected to turn in my EAD at my interview? Should I send in my EAD card and hope it gets replaced, or should I keep it to return at the interview?

This process never gets less confusing!

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*** Thread moved from "AOS from WS&T Visas" main forum to "AOS/Family-Based" main forum and merged with similar-themed thread there. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Your EAD card couldn't be corrected and sent back to you in a month's time, so hang on to it and be SURE that the correct information will appear on the green card, assuming its issuance. Good luck, and keep us informed.


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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