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Hi guys - my AOS/EAD/AP application was received by the Chicago lockbox on May 6, 2015, per my Fedex tracking status. They have yet to cash the check or send any email/text that they have received it. Should I be worried or do they always take this long? When we filed for my K1, they cashed my check almost immediately!

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Hi guys - my AOS/EAD/AP application was received by the Chicago lockbox on May 6, 2015, per my Fedex tracking status. They have yet to cash the check or send any email/text that they have received it. Should I be worried or do they always take this long? When we filed for my K1, they cashed my check almost immediately!

It is normal. It can take up to 30 days to hear from them. If the 30 day mark passes, call them.

Edited by YouAndMeForever

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Thank you! Do you think it really takes this long though, or do they just tell you that so that you can't bug them about your status? I see you received your NOA1 within 7 days.

Every case is different and although some receive NOA1 via text/email within 5 days or less, some have waited about two weeks or more for NOA1. A little patience goes a long way and I know it's stressful to be in the waiting game without news but hang in there. You should receive news soon.

Best of luck on your AOS journey! :)


K-1

August 1, 2014: I-129F packet sent (USPS Priority mail)

August 5, 2014: NOA1 received (email/text)

August 9, 2014: NOA1 hardcopy received/Alien Registration Number changed

October 3, 2014: RFE notice received (email/text)

October 9, 2014: RFE hardcopy received (General question missed on I-129F part 3) *Oops

October 10, 2014: RFE response inquiry sent (USPS Priority mail)

October 15, 2014: RFE response review (USCIS)

October 21, 2014: NOA2 I-129F was approved (email/text)

October 28, 2014: NOA2 hardcopy received

November 13, 2014: NVC received and case number assigned

November 25, 2014: NVChard copy received (case was forwarded to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate)

November 30, 2014: Filled out forms DS-160 online for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

December 3, 2014: Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate received case

December 18, 2014: NOA3 hardcopy received from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Consulate

December 22, 2014: Paid visa fees online and scheduled ASC Biometrics + Interview

January 20, 2015: Biometrics for fiancé in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico

January 22, 2015: Medical exam at Clinica Medica Internacional (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 26, 2015: Picked up medical results for fiancé (K-1) and step daughter (K-2)

January 27, 2015: Interview APPROVED!!! (Ciudad Juarez, Mexico)

January 30, 2015: CEAC status "Issued"

January 31, 2015: DHL tracking number received via email

February 3, 2015: Passports ready for pickup via email/DHL tracking (DHL Ciudad Juarez, Mexico - Lopez Mateos) POE El Paso, TX

April 11, 2015: MARRIED 

AOS

April 23, 2015: AOS/EAD/AP packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

May 5, 2015: NOA1 received (email/text)

May 9, 2015: NOA1 hardcopies received (6) - Dated "4/28/15"

May 16, 2015: Biometrics appointment letter received

May 18, 2015: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

July 10, 2015: EAD/AP approved (K-1/K-2)

August 25, 2015: AOS interview (K-1/K-2) Fresno, CA "APPROVED" 

September 4, 2015: Green Card received

ROC

May 26, 2017: ROC packet sent USPS Priority mail (K-1/K-2)

June 3, 2017: NOA1 received 

June 17, 2017: Biometrics appointment letter received

June 20, 2017: Biometrics completed (early walk-in)

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Thank you! Do you think it really takes this long though, or do they just tell you that so that you can't bug them about your status? I see you received your NOA1 within 7 days.

You are welcome. Well I have seen people getting NOA1 14-20 days from filing, so it is not that uncommon. I wouldn't worry yet. Also if you want, join the May 2015 AOS filers thread, you will see lots of people there with a similar timeline to yours: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/547350-may-2015-aos-filers/

Good luck to you! :)

Edited by YouAndMeForever

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~Moved from Fam.-based AOS to Fam.-based AOS Progress Forum~

~Inquiry about case status~


Completed: K1/K2 (271 days) - AOS/EAD/AP (134 days) - ROC (279 days)

> Almost 2 years of our lives involved with the USCIS/DOS "shuffle" & worth every second of it ! <

"Si vis amari, ama" - Seneca

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:idea: Read more, post less.... Google can be your friend ! :idea:

Prior apologies if I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.

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