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Advice - NOA1 taking a while

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Do not call. It can take yup to 30 days to receive the NOA. In fact, it has only been 12 business days since they cashed the check.

Check out some of the monthly filing threads to get an idea of what is a reasonable number of days to wait. Good luck! :)


 

 

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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Hi,

Normally, once USCIS receives your application they will send an email with the following details (I edited it to omit my personal info):

Your case has been accepted and routed to the USCIS (Nebraska/Texas/Vermont/California) Service Center for processing. Within 7-10 days by standard mail you will receive your official Receipt Notice (Form I-797) with your Receipt Number, e.g. ***1234567890. With the official Receipt Notice (Form I-797) you may visit www.uscis.gov where you can check the status of your case using My Case Status. We suggest you wait until you have received your Form I-797 before checking My Case Status.
This confirmation provides notification of the date USCIS received your case. This notice does NOT grant any immigration status or benefit. You MAY NOT present this notice as evidence that you have been granted any immigration status or benefit. Further, this notice does NOT constitute evidence that your case remains pending with USCIS. The current status of your case must be verified with USCIS.
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE

If you do not receive your receipt notice in 30 government business days after the date you filed, please call Customer Service at 1-800-375-5283.


IR-1/CR-1

GOT MARRIED: 3-APR-2015 :wub:

HUSBAND FILED I-130: 29-MAY-2015

VISAS IN HAND; GREEN CARD FEES PAID: 21-JUN-2016

PORT OF ENTRY - FT. LAUDERDALE INTL AIRPORT: 06-AUG-2016
GREEN CARDS RECEIVED: 23-SEP-2016
 
I-751 FILER   event.png

 

FILED REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS: 25-JUN-2018

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I shouldn't worry about NOA1 that is only a receipt that USCIS has received your application, if you sign up on the USCIS website so you can check your status make sure you receive email and text to notify you of any updates on your case. What is important is the NOA2 which is the approval of your application. So just relax and just enjoy the ride. Good luck on your journey :)

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Thanks for the replies. Update: I just returned to my overseas duty location after some stateside training and leave yesterday, checked the mail today and it was rec'd here. I had all the mail fwd'd to this location and forgot about that, as the USPS only actually fwds it about half the time.

Now having issues with the USCIS site to check the status online. Is the site down? Or perhaps it's blocked from use from overseas? The site itself is working, just not the check your case status link.

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Thanks for the replies. Update: I just returned to my overseas duty location after some stateside training and leave yesterday, checked the mail today and it was rec'd here. I had all the mail fwd'd to this location and forgot about that, as the USPS only actually fwds it about half the time.

Now having issues with the USCIS site to check the status online. Is the site down? Or perhaps it's blocked from use from overseas? The site itself is working, just not the check your case status link.

Hi,

The site is down on my end as well. Maybe website maintenance is being done.... :clock:


IR-1/CR-1

GOT MARRIED: 3-APR-2015 :wub:

HUSBAND FILED I-130: 29-MAY-2015

VISAS IN HAND; GREEN CARD FEES PAID: 21-JUN-2016

PORT OF ENTRY - FT. LAUDERDALE INTL AIRPORT: 06-AUG-2016
GREEN CARDS RECEIVED: 23-SEP-2016
 
I-751 FILER   event.png

 

FILED REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS: 25-JUN-2018

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Thanks for the replies. Update: I just returned to my overseas duty location after some stateside training and leave yesterday, checked the mail today and it was rec'd here. I had all the mail fwd'd to this location and forgot about that, as the USPS only actually fwds it about half the time.

Now having issues with the USCIS site to check the status online. Is the site down? Or perhaps it's blocked from use from overseas? The site itself is working, just not the check your case status link.

You cannot check any status updates with the NOA1 receipt number You need the biometrics number. Since you're overseas you'll likely have to call the USCIS to get the case number to check for status updates


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

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