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Biometrics done, how long usually before you get your permanent GC?

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It all depends on the service center. California is known to be pretty fast around 4 months on average and Vermont can be like purgatory taking almost a year in some cases. There's no magic time period though as it's all tied to the processing centers. Your next step will be either getting your welcome letter in the mail then green card or you might be selected for an interview.


Adjustment of Status From F-1 Visa.

8/14/2014: Mailed AOS package: I-130, I-485, I-765.

8/18/2014: Accepted in Chicago. Transferred to Nebraska Service Center.

8/21/2014: Received NOA 1. I-130, I-485, I-765 in mail.

8/25/2014: Received biometrics in mail. Scheduled for 9/8/2014

9/8/2014: Went in for biometrics.

9/24/2014: EAD approved. 36 Days!

10/01/2014: EAD mailed.

10/03/2014: Received EAD card.

10/14/2014: I-485 moved to testing and interview.

1/28/2015: Interview scheduled for 3/4/2015.

1/31/2015: Received interview notice.

3/4/2015: Interview completed and APPROVED!

3/5/2015: Welcome notice mailed and I-130 Approved.

3/10/2015: Welcome notice and I-130 approval notice received.

3/12/2015: Green card mailed.

3/14/2015: Green card delivered.

 

Removal of Conditions: 

12/14/2016: Mailed I-751.

12/19/2016: NOA issued.

01/26/2017: Biometrics.

05/03/2018: I-751 transfered to NBC.

 

Naturalization:

12/02/2017: Mailed N 400 to Phoenix, AZ Lockbox. (I-751 still pending)

12/05/2017: Package delivered in Phoenix, AZ. Transferred to Harrisonburg Processing Center.

12/07/2017: Notice of action issued. (IOE)

12/26/2017: Biometrics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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There is a lot of waiting...... I believe that there is more to it than just the service center, particularly when you consider the current "general meltdown" at USCIS. We were at CSC. Sent in the initial ROC package in Aug. 2014. My family did their Biometrics in September 2014, and then didn't hear a thing until the RFE in April 2015. We sent in the RFE response in May 2015, approved a week later (no interview)..... received the GCs in June 2015....about 9 -10 months for our case.

Review some monthly threads on this forum, for a realistic idea about ROC processing times.

YMMV.

Good luck on your immigration journey.


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There is a lot of waiting...... I believe that there is more to it than just the service center, particularly when you consider the current "general meltdown" at USCIS. We were at CSC. Sent in the initial ROC package in Aug. 2014. My family did their Biometrics in September 2014, and then didn't hear a thing until the RFE in April 2015. We sent in the RFE response in May 2015, approved a week later (no interview)..... received the GCs in June 2015....about 9 -10 months for our case.

Review some monthly threads on this forum, for a realistic idea about ROC processing times.

YMMV.

Good luck on your immigration journey.

Almost a year... Whoa! :blink::blink::blink:

Thank you Pitaya.

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Looking at the monthly "filers" posts here at VJ, the average for CSC has been 4-5 mos.


N-400 process

03/03/16 Submitted N-400 application and docs
03/09/16 USCIS ackn rcpt (txt, email, and NOA1) and chk cashed
03/29/16 Biometrics (walked in - orig date 04/05/16)
04/04/16 In Line for an Interview (txt, email, and checked case status)

05/16/16 Scheduled for an Interview (Case Status Online)

05/20/16 Received I/L
06/24/16 Interview date (PASSED)
07/20/16 Oath-taking at LACC ( I AM NOW A US CITIZEN!!!)

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