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Hi guys,

My I-485 is pending, EAD is approved. Now I want to apply for AP to travel outside US. I dont know how long to get AP approval if I send my application now.

Does anyone has experience on this case?




Married on 10/08/2012

I-130 sent on 09/15/2013

Priority day is 09/16/2013

I-130 was approved on 11/15/2013

I did wait almost 2 years for my visa available to be able to send I-485.


I-485 and I-765 were sent on 05/29/2015

USCIS Received Date June 02, 2015 (Priority Day or Day Filled with USCIS)

Notice Date June 05, 2015

A check of $1070 was cashed by USCIS Chicago on 06/08/2015

Received NOA1 in mail June 13, 2015

Received Biometrics in mail on June 20, 2015

Biometrics Appointment on July 1st, 2015

EAD is approved on August 10th 2015 (73 days)

USCIS sent out EAD on August 17th 2015

Received EAD card on August 19th 2015

Sent renew EAD on April 9th 2016

Got interview notice on March 30th 2016

USCIS received on April 11th 2016

Interview Scheduled on May 3rd 2016

Approved on the spot - Handed print out approval notice.

Received 10 years GC in hand on May 7th 2016

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1-3 months for AP. can be expedited if meets requirements.


12/06/2014: Package filed

12/31/2014: Fingerprinted

02/06/2015: In-Line for Interview

04/15/2015: Passed Interview

05/05/2015: Oath letter was sent

05/22/2015: Oath Ceremony

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You will receive a paper AP if you apply after already receiving your EAD. Both paper AP and attached to your EAD are equally valid.

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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



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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