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I-797C Received before EAD/AP????

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Hi,

I came on a VWP and filed AOS/EAD/Travel Auth. I am currently out of status for my i-94.

I was under the assumption that the EAD/Travel Auth was going to be before the AOS(i-485) interview, however after nearly 3 months of waiting today I recieved a I-797C Request For Application to Appear for Initial Interview which is exactly next month. Is this unusual?

The form also states that we need to bring supporting evidence of relationship, but due to not ever being able to work in the US, all I have is a US Bank account (with deposits and withdrawels) with my address, I only have a prepaid phone so I don't even have that as a utility bill. Is this enough????

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Hi,

I came on a VWP and filed AOS/EAD/Travel Auth. I am currently out of status for my i-94.

I was under the assumption that the EAD/Travel Auth was going to be before the AOS(i-485) interview, however after nearly 3 months of waiting today I recieved a I-797C Request For Application to Appear for Initial Interview which is exactly next month. Is this unusual?

The form also states that we need to bring supporting evidence of relationship, but due to not ever being able to work in the US, all I have is a US Bank account (with deposits and withdrawels) with my address, I only have a prepaid phone so I don't even have that as a utility bill. Is this enough????

No it's not unusual. Some few field offices schedule interviews faster than others depending on backlog. You should count yourself lucky though, with a successful interview you get to receive your green card which supersedes your EAD/AP. Carry whatever you can and explain on your interview what you're lacking. The interview officer will understand as many who adjust from VWP have few bona fides. This is even much difficult in your situation with a very quick interview without an EAD, to help procure a social security number to have joint bona fides. In your situation it pays now more than ever to know every detail about your relationship from biography, to how the relationship progressed including key events. Good luck! Edited by Starkilla09

Adjustment of Status From F-1 Visa.

8/14/2014: Mailed AOS package: I-130, I-485, I-765.

8/18/2014: Accepted in Chicago. Transferred to Nebraska Service Center.

8/21/2014: Received NOA 1. I-130, I-485, I-765 in mail.

8/25/2014: Received biometrics in mail. Scheduled for 9/8/2014

9/8/2014: Went in for biometrics.

9/24/2014: EAD approved. 36 Days!

10/01/2014: EAD mailed.

10/03/2014: Received EAD card.

10/14/2014: I-485 moved to testing and interview.

1/28/2015: Interview scheduled for 3/4/2015.

1/31/2015: Received interview notice.

3/4/2015: Interview completed and APPROVED!

3/5/2015: Welcome notice mailed and I-130 Approved.

3/10/2015: Welcome notice and I-130 approval notice received.

3/12/2015: Green card mailed.

3/14/2015: Green card delivered.

 

Removal of Conditions: 

12/14/2016: Mailed I-751.

12/19/2016: NOA issued.

01/26/2017: Biometrics.

05/03/2018: I-751 transfered to NBC.

 

Naturalization:

12/02/2017: Mailed N 400 to Phoenix, AZ Lockbox. (I-751 still pending)

12/05/2017: Package delivered in Phoenix, AZ. Transferred to Harrisonburg Processing Center.

12/07/2017: Notice of action issued. (IOE)

12/26/2017: Biometrics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marriage certificate, birth certificates of any children you might have together, anything addressed to both of you showing you live at the same address - doesn't have to be bills, we receive Christmas cards from England written to both of us. Are you on the lease? can't hurt to try to get you added to things like the lease, as beneficiary of anything such as life insurance, even phone plans. Photos of you both together, with one another's relatives.

There's plenty beyond utility bills and given that you don't actually have a SSN and most banks won't allow you on the account, can't get a driver's license etc without it they won't hold it against you. There's plenty of us in that boat, you just happened to be given an interview date before your EAD. Never know, you might get your EAD approval still before the interview date.

Good luck and congratulations on the super quick AOS :)




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Thank you for your help guys. I was wondering, assuming the AOS interview will go well, do they give you the card there and then or is there more waiting to do? I really need to get my Cali driving licence and start work as I am going crazy staring at the wall!

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Thank you for your help guys. I was wondering, assuming the AOS interview will go well, do they give you the card there and then or is there more waiting to do? I really need to get my Cali driving licence and start work as I am going crazy staring at the wall!

If your AOS goes well and you get approved on your interview day, you don't get to get a green card that same day. Your green card should typically arrive within a week after approval, but it could take longer than that though in some cases. Again not everyone gets approved on the spot, sometimes file will need to be reviewed by a supervisor after recommendation. Good luck!


Adjustment of Status From F-1 Visa.

8/14/2014: Mailed AOS package: I-130, I-485, I-765.

8/18/2014: Accepted in Chicago. Transferred to Nebraska Service Center.

8/21/2014: Received NOA 1. I-130, I-485, I-765 in mail.

8/25/2014: Received biometrics in mail. Scheduled for 9/8/2014

9/8/2014: Went in for biometrics.

9/24/2014: EAD approved. 36 Days!

10/01/2014: EAD mailed.

10/03/2014: Received EAD card.

10/14/2014: I-485 moved to testing and interview.

1/28/2015: Interview scheduled for 3/4/2015.

1/31/2015: Received interview notice.

3/4/2015: Interview completed and APPROVED!

3/5/2015: Welcome notice mailed and I-130 Approved.

3/10/2015: Welcome notice and I-130 approval notice received.

3/12/2015: Green card mailed.

3/14/2015: Green card delivered.

 

Removal of Conditions: 

12/14/2016: Mailed I-751.

12/19/2016: NOA issued.

01/26/2017: Biometrics.

05/03/2018: I-751 transfered to NBC.

 

Naturalization:

12/02/2017: Mailed N 400 to Phoenix, AZ Lockbox. (I-751 still pending)

12/05/2017: Package delivered in Phoenix, AZ. Transferred to Harrisonburg Processing Center.

12/07/2017: Notice of action issued. (IOE)

12/26/2017: Biometrics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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