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USCIS delayed my case, now requires another med exam and I-693

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I had my medical exam in London in June 2014.

I received my K-1 visa, came to the USA and got married in USA in October 2014 and filed my AOS, for a green card, in early November 2014.

In Feb or March this year I received a letter saying my case was a possible visa waiver and that my case would be delayed approx 6 months due to 'backlog of cases'.

Today I got a letter and was hoping it was the green card.

However the letter says "Notice of Intent to Deny" based on the fact that my I-693 has expired as it's now 14 months since I had my medical exam, and I have to provide a new I-693 within 30 days.

To add stress to this situation, the letter was dated July 29. (We moved from Indiana to Colorado and the mail is being re-directed).

I'm really worried and upset about this. It seems that, due to the USCIS delaying my case, I now have to have another medical exam, and probably pay hundreds of dollars for it (after all the other costs we've had already)?

Is that the only option? If I can schedule a med exam for this week, it is probably I will meet the deadline? Does anyone have any other advice about what I should do?

Thanks in advance for any help anyone can give.

Edited by Claremcin

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Yes that is your only option get the medical done and submit the results.

Good luck


 

 

Service Center : California Service Center on 2014-03-17Consulate : London, United KingdomI-129F Sent : 2014-03-10I-129F NOA1 : 2014-03-14I-129F NOA2 : 2014-04-07NVC Received :4/21/2014NVC Left :4/23/2014Consulate Received :2014-04-29Packet 3 Received :2014-05-01Packet 3 Sent :2014-05-01Medical Complete: 2014-05-07Packet 4 Received :2014-5-31Interview Date :2014-06-06Visa Issued: 2014-06-10Visa Package Received: 2014-06-13Arrival at POE Seattle: 2014-6-13

Married 07/07/2014

AOS Timeline
AOS package mailed 08/08/2014 (Chicago Lockbox)
NOA date 8/13/2014
Biometrics done 09/14/2014
INTERVIEW DATE!!!! 10/31/2014
Approval e-mail 10/31/2014
Card production e-mail 12/27/2011
GREEN CARD ARRIVED 11/08/201

Employment Authorization Document
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2014-08-04
NOA Date : 2014-08-13
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2014-09-04
Approved Date : 2014-09-25
Date Card Received : 2014-10-03

ADVANCED Parole
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance :First
Date Filed : 2014-08-04
NOA Date : 2014-08-13
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2014-10-03


ROC Timeline
ROC package mailed to CSC 10/13/2016
NOA1 date 10/17/2016
Biometrics date 12/8/2016

Interview: None
Card production ordered: 03/27/2018
10-YEAR GREEN CARD ARRIVED

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You need to comply with the RFE in order to receive your green card approval.

Here is another post on the same topic from yesterday> http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/560568-notice-of-intent-to-deny-please-help/


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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I guess it's a new wave of "RFEs masquerading as NOIDs" that I recall happened a year or so ago.


Widow/er AoS Guide | Have AoS questions? Read (some) answers here

 

AoS

Day 0 (4/23/12) Petitions mailed (I-360, I-485, I-765)
2 (4/25/12) Petitions delivered to Chicago Lockbox
11 (5/3/12) Received 3 paper NOAs
13 (5/5/12) Received biometrics appointment for 5/23
15 (5/7/12) Did an unpleasant walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX
45 (6/7/12) Received email & text notification of an interview on 7/10
67 (6/29/12) EAD production ordered
77 (7/9/12) Received EAD
78 (7/10/12) Interview
100 (8/1/12) I-485 transferred to Vermont Service Centre
143 (9/13/12) Contacted DHS Ombudsman
268 (1/16/13) I-360, I-485 consolidated and transferred to Dallas
299 (2/16/13) Received second interview letter for 3/8
319 (3/8/13) Approved at interview
345 (4/3/13) I-360, I-485 formally approved; green card production ordered
353 (4/11/13) Received green card

 

Naturalisation

Day 0 (1/3/18) N-400 filed online

Day 6 (1/9/18) Walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX

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