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Hi all,

I found that the A-number that is printed on my CR-1 visa and on the letter from the consulate (we filed DCF) is wrong. USCIS says it belongs to some woman.

We came to USCIS a month ago, and the lady sent a letter to ELIS asking them to correct the mistake. We have not received a response yet. We don't know what's going on.

1) Did anybody face the same issue? People from other topics on VJ have their correct numbers on one of the documents, but I don't.

2) What to expect? Am I allowed to work? Can I leave the country and return? I cannot apply for medicaid -- that's what I already realized.

3) Should I push the process? How?

Edited by gadub

DCF, CR-1

2014-10-15 - I-130 filed in Moscow, Russia consulate

 

2014-10-28 - approval notice was issued and received by the petitioner a couple of days later

 

2014-11-14 - case number received by the beneficiary

 

2014-11-30 - DS-260 completed online

 

2014-12-15 - appointment at the US consulate, Moscow, Russia

 

2014-12-18 - passport with CR-1 visa collected

 

2015-01-18 - ELIS fee paid

 

2015-04-16 - PoE, JFK, New York

 

2015-05-06 - replaced SSN card for the new one without DHS restrictions

 

2015-05-20 - called USCIS and found that A-number is wrong

 

2015-06-03 - visited USCIS field office in New York

 

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Uscis also makes mistakes and they'll try to correct it though it's going to take a little time. For the meantime you can schedule an info pass appointment at your local uscis field office and request a new temporary I-551 stamp to use as evidence of permanent residence if you don't already have one or if the one you have has the wrong A #. That with a social security # should help you work while they correct your issue. The stamp can also be used to help you travel as well.


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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You'll see on my timeline in my posts that something like this happened to me. My case numbers were fine but they seem to have mixed up some other woman's numbers too. I kept getting her mail - her interview notice, her EAD card, etc. I called USCIS and asked what to do with the mail. They said to mail them back with an explanation letter. Yet they kept sending me her stuff over and over. The numbers were off by 1 digit. I felt sorry for her. She received nothing for months, probably thinking she was being denied. Annoying at best!


 

 

AOS

03/24/11 - Got married in the Boogie-Down Bronx, NYC!
04/21/11 - Mailed I-130,I-765, I-485, I-864 and I-693 - Day 00

04/23/11 - Application delivered - Day 02
04/28/11 - NOA (most forms) - Day 07
05/03/11 - Checks cashed - Day 12
05/31/11 - Biometrics completed in the Bronx, NYC - Day 40
06/24/11 - Received someone else's employment authorization card!!! What the...? - Day 64
07/01/11 - Mailed the poor lady's card back after calling USCIS - Day 71
07/07/11 - Received poor lady's interview notice! What??? - Day 77
07/15/11 - Received my own EAD card - Day 85
08/12/11 - Interview. Approved on the spot! - Day 113
08/18/11 - Received card in the mail - Day 119

ROC
05/28/13 - Mailed I-751 - Day 00

05/30/13 - Application delivered - Day 02

05/31/13 - NOA I-797 - Day 03
06/04/13 - Check cashed - Day 07

06/06/13 - NOA delivered to my home/Biometrics letter generated - Day 09

06/10/13 - Received Biometrics letter in the mail - Day 13

06/27/13 - Biometrics completed in Milwaukee, WI - Day 30

09/10/13 - Application approved! - Day 105

09/14/13 - 10 year Green Card received! - Day 109

Citizenship

05/10/16 - Mailed N-400 - Day 00

05/12/16 - Application delivered - Day 02

05/13/16 - Credit card payment accepted - Day 03

05/17/16 - Received text & email update - Day 07

05/20/16 - Received 1st NOA (dated 05/13/16) & created ELIS acct - Day 10

05/21/16 - Received 2nd NOA (dated 05/16/16) confirming my DOB and address - Day 11

05/22/06 - Biometrics scheduled (online update) and appt letter was mailed on 05/20/16 - Day 12

05/24/06 - Biometrics letter became viewable online (appt scheduled for 06/07/16) - Day 14

05/27/16 - Received Biometrics letter in mail - Day 17

05/31/16 - Was denied walk-in fingerprints with just 1 person left in line. Milwaukee office, boo! - Day 21

06/07/16 - Biometrics completed in Milwaukee, WI - Day 28

12/21/16 - Passed Citizenship test/Interview was successful! - Day 197

01/26/17 - I am a US citizen!!! - Day 233

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