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My AOs was filed on 11/12/15. I used an immigration service. I did my biometrics and everything. I received my EAd and advance parole. However, when I check my online status it says they tried to mail something to me in regards to my I485, however it was undeliverable and was sent back to the USCIs. My case is msc which means its at the national service center. I really dont know whay to do or who to contact. Ive been calling the uscis line n doing case inquiries but they say it takes 30 days to respond. The immigration service I paid to help doesnt do much to help. Can someone please advise? Thanks.

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Call them again and insist on speaking with a tier 2 officer. Tell them to send it again, it could be an RFE or interview

appointment or interview waiver letter. Perhaps tier 2 can tell you more. You can also make an infopass, again ask for a

tier 2 immigration officer when you get there.

Make sure your name is on the mailbox (inside readily viewable) in big printed letters, some had the same thing happen

and had to do this.

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Spoiler

 

I-129F Sent : 3-31-2014, NOA2: 4-6-2014

NVC Received : some dinkelsberry yehoo in the house of clingons send our petition to the wrong consulate.

Consulate Received : July 30,2014 Transfer to right embassy complete.

Interview Date : Oct 22, 2014

Interview Result : AP , requesting another PC (not expired) and certified divorce decree (was submitted)Stokes interview via phone for petitioner 4 hrs after interview.

Oct 23 email notification visa approved.
Visa Received : Nov. 3 , 2014 VISA IN HAND.

US Entry : Nov. 21, 2014

Marriage : Dec 27, 2014

AOS send : May 12, 2015, received May 14, 2015 USPS priority

Email &text : May 18, 2015, check cashed May 19,2015, return receipt May 21, 2015 stamped USCIS Lockbox, NOA1 (3x) May 22,2015

Biometrics : June 1, 2015 letter received for appointment June 8, 2015, successful walk-in June 1, 2015

RFE : June 12, 2015 for income not meeting guideline. Income does ( ! ) exceed guideline.

RFE response : June 26, 2015 returned with a boat load full of financial evidence.

UPDATE: July 5, 2015 updated on all 3 cases, RFE received June 30, 2015.

Service request : Aug 12, 2015, letter received that it will be processed within 90 days from receipt of RFE.

UPDATE: Aug 24, 2015, EAD card being produced/ordered. ( 102 days from AOS receipt day and 55 days from RFE response received.) Thank you Jesus !

Emails : Aug 24, 2015, EAD approved, EAD card ordered.

I-797 EAD/AP approval notice received : Aug 27, 2015

EAD/AP combo card mailed : Aug 27, 2015, EAD/AP combo card received: Aug 31, 2015

Renewal application send for EAD/AP : May 31,2016 (AOS pending over 1 year). Received June 2, 2016,Notice date June7, 2016, emails,texts, NOA1 hard copy

Service request for pending AOS April 21, 2016, case not assigned yet.
Service request for pending AOS June 14, 2016, tier 2 said performing background checks.
Expedite request for EAD/AP Aug 3, 2016, Aug10 notification >request was received, assigned, completed. RFE letter requesting evidence for expedite, docs faxed Aug18

*Service request for I-485 Aug 3, 2016, Aug11 notification> request was assigned. Service request Dec 2, 2016.
AOS Interview letter received Aug 12, 2016

AOS Interview September 21, 2016.

Second Biometrics appointment letters received for EAD and AOS on Aug 15, 2016 for Aug 17 ( 2 day notice).

Second Biometrics completed Aug 17, 2016

Third Biometrics appointment letter received Aug 19, 2016 for Sept. 1, 2016. WTH ?!

EAD/AP (renewal) approval Aug 22, 2016, NOA2 received Aug 25, 2016

Renewal EAD in production notification text and online, expedite successful 4 days after RFE request response was faxed, Aug25mailed,Aug29received.

Sept. 21 Interview, 2 hour interview, we were separated and asked about 50 questions each for an hour each. IO was firm but professional, some smiles.
Several service requests made, contacted Senator and Ombudsman. Background checks still pending.
July 21, 2017 HOME VISIT.  Went well. Topic thread in AOS forum.
Waiting to skip ROC and get 10 yr GC due to over 2 year while pending AOS
AOS APPROVED Oct. 4, 2017 * Green card in hand Oct 13, 2017 !!!!!

First K1 denied after 16 month of AP. Refiled. We are a couple since 2009. Not a sprint but a matter of endurance.

 

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Thank you guys for the response. I didnt include the date of the notice. It said on December 8th 2015. So if it was a RFE, the timeframe has lapsed. I will call uscis tomorrow.

December 8 2015 ? Did you not at least weekly check your status online ?


Spoiler

 

I-129F Sent : 3-31-2014, NOA2: 4-6-2014

NVC Received : some dinkelsberry yehoo in the house of clingons send our petition to the wrong consulate.

Consulate Received : July 30,2014 Transfer to right embassy complete.

Interview Date : Oct 22, 2014

Interview Result : AP , requesting another PC (not expired) and certified divorce decree (was submitted)Stokes interview via phone for petitioner 4 hrs after interview.

Oct 23 email notification visa approved.
Visa Received : Nov. 3 , 2014 VISA IN HAND.

US Entry : Nov. 21, 2014

Marriage : Dec 27, 2014

AOS send : May 12, 2015, received May 14, 2015 USPS priority

Email &text : May 18, 2015, check cashed May 19,2015, return receipt May 21, 2015 stamped USCIS Lockbox, NOA1 (3x) May 22,2015

Biometrics : June 1, 2015 letter received for appointment June 8, 2015, successful walk-in June 1, 2015

RFE : June 12, 2015 for income not meeting guideline. Income does ( ! ) exceed guideline.

RFE response : June 26, 2015 returned with a boat load full of financial evidence.

UPDATE: July 5, 2015 updated on all 3 cases, RFE received June 30, 2015.

Service request : Aug 12, 2015, letter received that it will be processed within 90 days from receipt of RFE.

UPDATE: Aug 24, 2015, EAD card being produced/ordered. ( 102 days from AOS receipt day and 55 days from RFE response received.) Thank you Jesus !

Emails : Aug 24, 2015, EAD approved, EAD card ordered.

I-797 EAD/AP approval notice received : Aug 27, 2015

EAD/AP combo card mailed : Aug 27, 2015, EAD/AP combo card received: Aug 31, 2015

Renewal application send for EAD/AP : May 31,2016 (AOS pending over 1 year). Received June 2, 2016,Notice date June7, 2016, emails,texts, NOA1 hard copy

Service request for pending AOS April 21, 2016, case not assigned yet.
Service request for pending AOS June 14, 2016, tier 2 said performing background checks.
Expedite request for EAD/AP Aug 3, 2016, Aug10 notification >request was received, assigned, completed. RFE letter requesting evidence for expedite, docs faxed Aug18

*Service request for I-485 Aug 3, 2016, Aug11 notification> request was assigned. Service request Dec 2, 2016.
AOS Interview letter received Aug 12, 2016

AOS Interview September 21, 2016.

Second Biometrics appointment letters received for EAD and AOS on Aug 15, 2016 for Aug 17 ( 2 day notice).

Second Biometrics completed Aug 17, 2016

Third Biometrics appointment letter received Aug 19, 2016 for Sept. 1, 2016. WTH ?!

EAD/AP (renewal) approval Aug 22, 2016, NOA2 received Aug 25, 2016

Renewal EAD in production notification text and online, expedite successful 4 days after RFE request response was faxed, Aug25mailed,Aug29received.

Sept. 21 Interview, 2 hour interview, we were separated and asked about 50 questions each for an hour each. IO was firm but professional, some smiles.
Several service requests made, contacted Senator and Ombudsman. Background checks still pending.
July 21, 2017 HOME VISIT.  Went well. Topic thread in AOS forum.
Waiting to skip ROC and get 10 yr GC due to over 2 year while pending AOS
AOS APPROVED Oct. 4, 2017 * Green card in hand Oct 13, 2017 !!!!!

First K1 denied after 16 month of AP. Refiled. We are a couple since 2009. Not a sprint but a matter of endurance.

 

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Honestly I didnt because I thought my immigration rep would have stayed on top of it. I checked the online status back in December when it gave the message that they tried to send something to me but it was undeliverable and that they sent it back to the USCIS. However, I called USCIS and changed the address for it to be sent back. They said it woyld take 30 days. I received and appointment letter for biometrics so I assumed it was fine. I received my advanced parole and EAD card in February so I thought I was fine. But when July came around with no interview date, I called my immigration rep and she said its fine. Now August is here and soon to be done I really know something is wrong. I know it doesnt take 10 months to receive the greencard nor get an interview. If my i-485 is denied. Will I have known by now? Thanks for the response.

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Honestly I didnt because I thought my immigration rep would have stayed on top of it. I checked the online status back in December when it gave the message that they tried to send something to me but it was undeliverable and that they sent it back to the USCIS. However, I called USCIS and changed the address for it to be sent back. They said it woyld take 30 days. I received and appointment letter for biometrics so I assumed it was fine. I received my advanced parole and EAD card in February so I thought I was fine. But when July came around with no interview date, I called my immigration rep and she said its fine. Now August is here and soon to be done I really know something is wrong. I know it doesnt take 10 months to receive the greencard nor get an interview. If my i-485 is denied. Will I have known by now? Thanks for the response.

So what was the date on the last online update ? Was the resend item the Biometrics ? I am confused on if the undeliverable

document was your Biometrics and it was resend or if you just assume it was something else.

Many people adjusting from a K1 don't even have interviews and for some who do it has taken longer than your wait.

We have filed May 2015 (6 months earlier than you) and my husband's AOS has been pending 15 months.

We just received an interview letter for September last week so it definitely can take that long.

You need to be sure if the undeliverable item was the biometrics letter.

Immigration services don't stay on top of things and just mail off the forms for you.


Spoiler

 

I-129F Sent : 3-31-2014, NOA2: 4-6-2014

NVC Received : some dinkelsberry yehoo in the house of clingons send our petition to the wrong consulate.

Consulate Received : July 30,2014 Transfer to right embassy complete.

Interview Date : Oct 22, 2014

Interview Result : AP , requesting another PC (not expired) and certified divorce decree (was submitted)Stokes interview via phone for petitioner 4 hrs after interview.

Oct 23 email notification visa approved.
Visa Received : Nov. 3 , 2014 VISA IN HAND.

US Entry : Nov. 21, 2014

Marriage : Dec 27, 2014

AOS send : May 12, 2015, received May 14, 2015 USPS priority

Email &text : May 18, 2015, check cashed May 19,2015, return receipt May 21, 2015 stamped USCIS Lockbox, NOA1 (3x) May 22,2015

Biometrics : June 1, 2015 letter received for appointment June 8, 2015, successful walk-in June 1, 2015

RFE : June 12, 2015 for income not meeting guideline. Income does ( ! ) exceed guideline.

RFE response : June 26, 2015 returned with a boat load full of financial evidence.

UPDATE: July 5, 2015 updated on all 3 cases, RFE received June 30, 2015.

Service request : Aug 12, 2015, letter received that it will be processed within 90 days from receipt of RFE.

UPDATE: Aug 24, 2015, EAD card being produced/ordered. ( 102 days from AOS receipt day and 55 days from RFE response received.) Thank you Jesus !

Emails : Aug 24, 2015, EAD approved, EAD card ordered.

I-797 EAD/AP approval notice received : Aug 27, 2015

EAD/AP combo card mailed : Aug 27, 2015, EAD/AP combo card received: Aug 31, 2015

Renewal application send for EAD/AP : May 31,2016 (AOS pending over 1 year). Received June 2, 2016,Notice date June7, 2016, emails,texts, NOA1 hard copy

Service request for pending AOS April 21, 2016, case not assigned yet.
Service request for pending AOS June 14, 2016, tier 2 said performing background checks.
Expedite request for EAD/AP Aug 3, 2016, Aug10 notification >request was received, assigned, completed. RFE letter requesting evidence for expedite, docs faxed Aug18

*Service request for I-485 Aug 3, 2016, Aug11 notification> request was assigned. Service request Dec 2, 2016.
AOS Interview letter received Aug 12, 2016

AOS Interview September 21, 2016.

Second Biometrics appointment letters received for EAD and AOS on Aug 15, 2016 for Aug 17 ( 2 day notice).

Second Biometrics completed Aug 17, 2016

Third Biometrics appointment letter received Aug 19, 2016 for Sept. 1, 2016. WTH ?!

EAD/AP (renewal) approval Aug 22, 2016, NOA2 received Aug 25, 2016

Renewal EAD in production notification text and online, expedite successful 4 days after RFE request response was faxed, Aug25mailed,Aug29received.

Sept. 21 Interview, 2 hour interview, we were separated and asked about 50 questions each for an hour each. IO was firm but professional, some smiles.
Several service requests made, contacted Senator and Ombudsman. Background checks still pending.
July 21, 2017 HOME VISIT.  Went well. Topic thread in AOS forum.
Waiting to skip ROC and get 10 yr GC due to over 2 year while pending AOS
AOS APPROVED Oct. 4, 2017 * Green card in hand Oct 13, 2017 !!!!!

First K1 denied after 16 month of AP. Refiled. We are a couple since 2009. Not a sprint but a matter of endurance.

 

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Honestly I didnt because I thought my immigration rep would have stayed on top of it. I checked the online status back in December when it gave the message that they tried to send something to me but it was undeliverable and that they sent it back to the USCIS. However, I called USCIS and changed the address for it to be sent back. They said it woyld take 30 days. I received and appointment letter for biometrics so I assumed it was fine. I received my advanced parole and EAD card in February so I thought I was fine. But when July came around with no interview date, I called my immigration rep and she said its fine. Now August is here and soon to be done I really know something is wrong. I know it doesnt take 10 months to receive the greencard nor get an interview. If my i-485 is denied. Will I have known by now? Thanks for the response.

It can take up to two years to get your greencard. The minimum right now is one year.


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Honestly I didnt because I thought my immigration rep would have stayed on top of it. I checked the online status back in December when it gave the message that they tried to send something to me but it was undeliverable and that they sent it back to the USCIS. However, I called USCIS and changed the address for it to be sent back. They said it woyld take 30 days. I received and appointment letter for biometrics so I assumed it was fine. I received my advanced parole and EAD card in February so I thought I was fine. But when July came around with no interview date, I called my immigration rep and she said its fine. Now August is here and soon to be done I really know something is wrong. I know it doesnt take 10 months to receive the greencard nor get an interview. If my i-485 is denied. Will I have known by now? Thanks for the response.

It can take well over a year to get your interview date and then card... The AVERAGE country wide approval for a green card is 9months... it's all based off your local office some office are backlogged over a year... Have you looked at your local offices processing times to see how back up your local is? Your rep is only there to respond to letter and file paperwork and to answer question they don't have time to look up each individual's receipt numbers or call Uscis on your behave every few weeks.... Think of how many clients they have when the average call back from Uscis is 1-2hours!!! I have a legal rep during the process also and they can only do so much you need to do some of the leg work sometimes... Call Uscis tell them you want to talk to a teir 2... Key questions are when is my case currently at? Has is been transferred from NBC? Or is it at a local office? If so which local office? If it's still at NBC why is it still there? What's the current average approval timeframe? Can I put in a service request? If not when can I do so? And how long will it take to get a responce? Don't just assume if it's at a local office it's at your local office they do transfer them to out of state local office which may not be yours... Once your case is at a local office it's literally just a waiting game that's why it's key to finding out if it's at NBC or transferred to a local office... If it's still at NBC then you need to start asking question why is there why hasn't it been transferred cause your local office can't schedule the interview until it's been transferred there

Edited by Moslund

April 8th: AOS sent

April 11th: Recieved at Chicago lockbox [Day 0]

April 25th: NOA1 date (never recieved e-notifications) [Day 14]

April 29th: NOA1 hard copy recieved in the mail [Day 18]

May 9th: "Fingerprint fee recieved" [Day 28]

May 12th: Reciept number's start working on USCIS case status website [Day 31]

May 20th: Biometrics letter recieved [Day 39]

June 1st: Biometric appointment [Day 51]

​November 12th: Interview letter received ​[Day 216]

December 1st: Interview day! APPROVED [Day 235]

December 5th: Case status changed from "fingerprint fee received" to "Approved" post dated Dec 1st [Day 239]

Received approval letter in the mail for Green card [Day 239]

December 6th: "Card was mailed to me" [Day 240]

December 8th: Green card received in mail!!! [day 242]

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The fact your a k1 also means you have a 50/50 chance of your interview being waived!! If your 1 of those people then your probably not going to get an approval until over 12month marker... those cases typically not always some gets transferred somewhere else stay at NBC Until approved... I think the average time of interview waived cases at NBC is 18months for GC

Edited by Moslund

April 8th: AOS sent

April 11th: Recieved at Chicago lockbox [Day 0]

April 25th: NOA1 date (never recieved e-notifications) [Day 14]

April 29th: NOA1 hard copy recieved in the mail [Day 18]

May 9th: "Fingerprint fee recieved" [Day 28]

May 12th: Reciept number's start working on USCIS case status website [Day 31]

May 20th: Biometrics letter recieved [Day 39]

June 1st: Biometric appointment [Day 51]

​November 12th: Interview letter received ​[Day 216]

December 1st: Interview day! APPROVED [Day 235]

December 5th: Case status changed from "fingerprint fee received" to "Approved" post dated Dec 1st [Day 239]

Received approval letter in the mail for Green card [Day 239]

December 6th: "Card was mailed to me" [Day 240]

December 8th: Green card received in mail!!! [day 242]

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