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I want to know about new filing system introduced for F2A (family of Permanent Residents). My priority date is before the new cut off date for filing(June 15, 2015). Therefore, my case is eligible to file for Adjustment of Status in January 2016 but I am not currently prepared to proceed.

Is it necessary to file for Adjustment of Status in January 2016 or I can wait and file in February / March 2016. I am worried because the dates for filing might move forward in Feb/March 2016. I don't want to miss the deadline.

Thank you VJ Community.

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hi

you won't be going through adjustment of status, you will be going through consular processing in your country and not in the US

the new bulletin only shows you how early the NVC could contact the petitioning for further processing of forms, payments and documents, that doesn't mean that they will, so you still have time to prepare the documentation

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Are you currently in the US in a legal nonimmigrant status?


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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
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143 (9/13/12) Contacted DHS Ombudsman
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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
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hi

you won't be going through adjustment of status, you will be going through consular processing in your country and not in the US

the new bulletin only shows you how early the NVC could contact the petitioning for further processing of forms, payments and documents, that doesn't mean that they will, so you still have time to prepare the documentation

Thank you for the reply aleful, but I believe Adjustment is possible according to the new visa bulletin, but I still need more information.

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On what visa would you be entering?


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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Even with the new rules i believe it's fraud to enter with intent to stay and adjust

I also hold F1 Student visa but it will take some time to renew that for my upcoming semester as I am on vacations. So I was considering my visitor visa to enter and continue my studies through adjustment, which would suggest that my intentions are not just to enter and adjust but I have been there already for last 2.5 years as a genuine student?

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