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Hi all,

I do not understand and this is the first time I see many cases are pending at Houston outside their normally processing time. Since I filed with USCIS my case is over 7 moths and not yet scheduled for an interview. And even some case had PD April 30 is still awaiting (this case beyond 9 months with no interview yet). And many many cases in May 2015 is also not hear anything yet. Currently, Houston is taking 6 months and 3 days to process I-485 which means right now they are processing July filers but most filers in June, May and even April are awaiting for their interview.

Is there anyone know what is going on with Houston Office?

Please advice.



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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