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My husband had his interview September 29, 2014. It was approved and the visa was handed to him on Oct 2nd. October 7th I paid the $165. We flew in together January 6th and up until this day we have no received the green card in the mail. My husband called USCIS and per the agent on the phone they told him I never paid. Hubby told told the agent yes I did and gave the agent the IOE #. The agent apologized and told him he would receive a letter in the mail on April 20th letting him know when he will receive the green. It is April 22nd and still nothing.

It is getting a little stressful because he needs that to work and a few jobs has called him to work and without that they cant hire him and we are expecting a baby and need as much help as I can get from him.

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What does your online status say?

You may need to call back or even better, make an info pass appointment.

Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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that's what the stamp in the passport is for, it is valid for 1 year, he can work with that in the meantime,

of course he should not wait too long, as said maybe an infopass appointment

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If you have a CR1 visa then he is good to work for 1 year the admitted stamp it self a guarantee for 1 year temporarily green card, so relax and don't worry and check his passport stamp and what visa says on REMARKS section..

Good Luck

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This is a very long time foe the hard copy green card. What does his ELIS account say?

And as already noted, his endorsed visa IS a green card. He can work.

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss


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On Elis it still says Optimized I think......I already made the info pass appointment for next week. All the jobs told him that the passport visa is not valid...

They are breaking the law.

ROC from CR-1 visa (Green Card expiration date was Nov 24th 2016)


Link to the evidence I submitted. Be sure to send evidence spanning your entire marriage (especially for K-1) or as far back as you can. Just one or two bank statements will not cut it. I primarily focused on the two years of living here since I came in on a CR-1. If you don't have the fundamentals (i.e. joint accounts/policies), you can explain why in the covering letter. E.g. "While we do not have joint utilities, we both contribute to them from our joint bank account".


September 26th 2016: I-751 package sent to CSC

September 28th 2016: Package delivered
September 30th 2016: Check cashed
October 3rd 2016: NOA1 received with receipt date of 09/28/16
November 3rd 2016: Biometrics received with appointment date of 11/14/16.
November 14th 2016: Attended biometrics appointment
October 30th 2017: Infopass appointment to get I-551 stamp
February 26th 2018: I-751 case number (aka the NOA1 receipt number) becomes trackable
March 14th 2018: Submitted service request due to being outside of processing time.

March 15th 2018: ROC approved. 535 days (1 year, 5 months and 17 days)

March 29th 2018: Card being produced

April 4th 2018: Card mailed out

April 6th 2018: Card in hand. Has incorrect "resident since" date. Submitted service request on I-751 case (typographical error on permanent resident card) and an I-90 online.

April 2018 - August 7th 2018: Tons of service requests, emails and now senator involvement to get my corrected green card back because what the heck, USCIS. Also some time in May I sent a letter to Potomac telling them I want to withdraw my I-90 since CSC were handling it.

August 8th 2018: Card in production thanks to the direct involvement of Senator Sherrod Brown's team

August 13th 2018: Card mailed

August 15th 2018: Card in hand with correct date. :joy:

October 31st 2018: Potomac sends out a notice stating they have closed out my I-90 per my request. Yay for no duplicate card drama.

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So hubby called USCIS AGAIN and they said it is definitely an error on their part and putting an urgent request on the card. They have mentioned last month and not believing anything they are saying. I am keeping my infopass appointment next week and walking in. They said it could be because of fingerprints or the picture they dont know why but they put his case as an urgent request. BULL

How are they breaking law? I dont understand......I did look at the visa on the passport and it was only valid until March 2015 it wasnt a year so I dont know that part. All I know is that hubby needs his green card and we waited long enough.

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