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Potential Interview Waiver Case

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Hello everyone and I hope you are all doing great.

I received a letter, a Notice of Potential Interview Waiver Case, from the USCIS dated June 11 yesterday. I was wondering how many of you have received this. Since, it is potential not to be interviewed, is there anyone there who, at the end, went to have their interview? How long did you wait for your greencard to arrive?

Thank you.

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There's an entire thread in the AOS progress forum. It's LONG. So many of us have gotten this letter. Most will not interview, but some will. Getting this letter most likely added about 6 months to your process. We received the letter in November, 2014, and are still waiting for some sort of progress. NOA1 was August 6th, 2014. Prepare to be patient. :(

K1 Visa timeline:


02/01/2014 - mailed our petition

07/25/2014 - Johan arrives in Los Angeles! 

*See updated timeline for specific dates.*

AOS timeline:~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

08/02/2014 - AOS, EAD, AP applications mailed. 

11/17/2014 - K2 gets an interview waiver letter in the mail (dated November 12th) (K1 has never gotten this letter)

08/24/2015 - Green cards are FINALLY in hand after nearly 13 months of waiting. 

ROC timeline: ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

05/01/2017 - ROC application sent 

05/02/2017 - CSC receives our package

05/03/2017 - Official NOA1 date

05/10/2017 - MO cashed at our bank

05/12/2017 - NOA 1 is in the mailbox.

05/20/2017 - Biometrics letter in hand

05/31/2017 - biometrics appt (Oxnard, CA)

06/19/2018 - ROC still pending with no news but that wonky glitch back in February, so we went ahead and filed for citizenship

N-400 timeline: ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

06/19/2018 - N-400 application filed online

06/20/2018 - NOA1 received online for Naturalization application

06/25/2018 - Biometrics notification online (PDF Document)

07/12/2018 - Biometrics appt (Oxnard, CA)

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Occasionally people end up getting an interview anyway, but usually not. The wait can be 6-12 months or more, unfortunately.


~ Moved from AOS from Family Based main forum to Progress Reports sub-forum - topic is case status ~

Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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Received exactly the same letter dated as of June 11, 2015. Don't know yet whether we have an interview or not but really hope to receive the answer earlier than within 6 months. Patience to everyone and good luck!

Please keep us updated if you have any updates regarding your status (especially we received the same letter on the same date).

Thank you.

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