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I'm now in the USA, preparing my Adjustment of Status packet. I notice that in the AOS guide here that two US-style passport photos are included as item 10.

I will be filing forms I-765 (application for EAD) and I-131 (application for AP) within the same packet. My question is this: will the two passport photos from item 10 be sufficient for all three forms, or should I include additional photos?

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Each form is it's own separate thing, so you will need two for each form you send. So 6 total

Hope this helps! Good luck!

Edited by JJGussiaas (Gush)

A Tale of Two Dakotaraguans

K1 Journey - 78 Days

 

Sent I-129F - 11/16/15 [Day 1]
NOA1 - 11/18 (Hard copy: 11/24) [Day 2, Day 8]
NOA2 - 12/18 (Hard copy: 12/26) [Day 32, Day 40]
NVC received file: 1/05/2016 [Day 50] Obtained NVC invoice number, paid visa fee, filled out DS-160: 1/06 [Day 51]
Fiancé's medical: 1/12 9:00am [Day 57]
Interview: 1/22 9:30am, Approved! [67 days] (F)
Visa status = "AP": 1/25, "Issued":01/27, "In Transit: 2/02", Visa packet in hand: 2/03 [Day 78]
POE: (Houston) 2/04, North Dakota arrival: 2/05

Married (civil): 2/05/16 (L)

AOS - 55 Days

 

I-485, AP, EAD sent : 3/03/2016 [Day 1]

Delivered: 3/04 [Day 2]

Electronic NOA1: 3/08 [Day 5]  NOA1 Hardcopy: 3/12 [Day 9]; Biometric Notification snail-mail: 3/26 [Day 23]; Biometrics Appt: 4/06 in Fargo, ND [Day 33]

Notification(s): "Your new card is being produced" 4/23 [Day 48] ; "Your case was approved" 4/26 [Day 51]; "Your card was mailed on 4/27" 4/28 [Day 53]

Green Card in Hand: 4/30 [Day 55]

D-day ("Dress day"/I do...again Day/wedding reception): 9/10/16

ROC - 389 days 

Spoiler

Window opens: 1/24/2018

Package sent: 1/26, Delivered on 1/29 at 11:17am to CSC - [Day 1]

Check cashed: 1/31 [Day 3]

NOA1: 1/29 [Day 1]; NOA snail-mail: 2/02 [Day 4]

Biometrics snail-mail: Sent 5/5, received 5/12 [Day 107]

Biometrics appt: Not required

18 Month extension letter received, dated 8/18: 8/24/18

"New Card Being Produced" - 2/11/19, email "we mailed your card on 2/14" - 2/15

Card arrived: 2/19/19

Citizenship

Spoiler

Window opens: 01/24/2019

E-file: 01/28/2019 [Day 1]

Biometrics = scheduled: 02/01 [Day 4], view uploaded document: 02/05 [Day 8], appointment day: 02/19 [Day 22]

 

 

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I'm now in the USA, preparing my Adjustment of Status packet. I notice that in the AOS guide here that two US-style passport photos are included as item 10.

I will be filing forms I-765 (application for EAD) and I-131 (application for AP) within the same packet. My question is this: will the two passport photos from item 10 be sufficient for all three forms, or should I include additional photos?

It's three applications. The guide is weak in my opinion.

1-12 is your AOS in detail.

13 is another application and you will have to read the instructions of what to include because the guide doesn't provide a list.

14 is another application and you will have to read the instructions of what to include because the guide doesn't provide a list.

Separate the three applications with paper clips. One check. One G-1145. One cover letter if you want one. They ride together in the same envelope but process separately.


England.gifENGLAND ---

K-1 Timeline 4 months, 19 days 03-10-08 VSC to 7-29-08 Interview London

10-05-08 Married

AOS Timeline 5 months, 14 days 10-9-08 to 3-23-09 No interview

Removing Conditions Timeline 5 months, 20 days12-27-10 to 06-10-11 No interview

Citizenship Timeline 3 months, 26 days 12-31-11 Dallas to 4-26-12 Interview Houston

05-16-12 Oath ceremony

The journey from Fiancé to US citizenship:

4 years, 2 months, 6 days

243 pages of forms/documents submitted

No RFEs

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It's three applications. The guide is weak in my opinion.

1-12 is your AOS in detail.

13 is another application and you will have to read the instructions of what to include because the guide doesn't provide a list.

14 is another application and you will have to read the instructions of what to include because the guide doesn't provide a list.

Separate the three applications with paper clips. One check. One G-1145. One cover letter if you want one. They ride together in the same envelope but process separately.

Damn. This is what I suspected - I got extra passport photos in the UK, but not enough to have 2 for each application. Very annoying, I know passport photos are a little more expensive over here.

But thanks for the replies! Does this mean that other documentation will need to be duplicated for the AP and EAD, e.g. copies of my passport, K1 visa, I-94 etc?

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Does this mean that other documentation will need to be duplicated for the AP and EAD, e.g. copies of my passport, K1 visa, I-94 etc?

Some things are duplicated. Read the instructions. They tell you.


England.gifENGLAND ---

K-1 Timeline 4 months, 19 days 03-10-08 VSC to 7-29-08 Interview London

10-05-08 Married

AOS Timeline 5 months, 14 days 10-9-08 to 3-23-09 No interview

Removing Conditions Timeline 5 months, 20 days12-27-10 to 06-10-11 No interview

Citizenship Timeline 3 months, 26 days 12-31-11 Dallas to 4-26-12 Interview Houston

05-16-12 Oath ceremony

The journey from Fiancé to US citizenship:

4 years, 2 months, 6 days

243 pages of forms/documents submitted

No RFEs

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Glad you asked! I almost sent in just 2 of my passport photos when I should send in 6! Thanks guys


AOS Timeline [Husband is the USC, got married to foreign wife on May 31, 2016 (who was on F1) we both share this account]

June 25, 2016: AOS Package sent with EAD and AP request

June 30, 2016: Checks cashed

July 02, 2016: NOAs Received in mail (they have misspell my wife's name on 2 of the 4 letters they sent us)

July 04, 2016: Electronic NOA1s Received + USCIS online case status shown as "case received"

July 18, 2016: Received biometrics appointment letter in mail (scheduled July 28)

July 28, 2016: Biometrics appointment taken as scheduled, also have my name corrected at the center

Sep 09, 2016: Submitted Service Request since it has passed the 75 day time mark

Sep 12, 2016: Received Service Request Response: case is within our current processing time

Sep 12, 2016: AOS status changed to "interview ready to be scheduled" . EAD & AP case status remain unchanged.

Sep 20, 2016: EAD status changed to ready to deliver, AP case status remain unchanged.

Oct 04, 2016: AP case status remain unchanged but EAD and AP combo card was received in mailbox.

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