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I-485 Consulate where visa was issued question.

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Getting ready to send my package ASAP, and there is just one more thing I am not sure of (I hope).

On I-485, part 3 I have the following questions:

1. "Place of last entry into the United States" Ok, I went through U.S. customs in Canada, and after reading a few threads here I am to understand that I might put in the city I departed from? Currently I have the first place I touched down at, Dulles, VA. Should I change it to the Canadian city instead?

2. I was pulled aside at customs and briefly spoke to a guy, so that means I was inspected by a U.S. immigration officer right?

3. I don't have a nonimmigrant visa number, so I put in N/A. Under "Consulate where visa was issued" does that pertain to the visa I was granted, or should I just type N/A since I do not have a nonimmigrant visa number.

Thanks guys, so happy I am almost finished my package.

Edited by freshgreengrass

AOS Package sent: 12/20/2016

AOS Package received: 12/22/2016

Fees accepted: 01/05/2017

NOA email received: 01/09/2017

NOA letter received: 01/13/2017 (dated 01/06/2017)

Biometrics appointment letter received: 01/21/2017 (dated 01/14/2017)

Biometrics appointment date: 01/30/2017

Case status changed to ready to schedule interview: 02/10/2017

EAD card status changed to being produced: 03/24/2017

EAD card sent in the mail 04/03/2017

Interview scheduled for: 05/10/2017 (Case status changed on 04/04/2017)

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1. These Canadian airports have US pre-clearance. If you departed from any of these, you cleared US Immigration and Customs prior to landing at IAD. The Canadian city will be your place of entry.

2. yes

3. n/a


January 16, 2015 I-130 Mailed, Chi lockbox January 20, 2015 Priority Date, January 21, 2015 NOA1 notice date, Assigned VSC, January 23, 2015 Check Cashed, electronically March 5, 2015 NOA2


March 27, 2015 NVC received April 6, 2015 Case#, IIN# assigned April 8, 2015 Paid AOS + IV fee Invoices May 5, 2015 AOS + IV package submitted May 11, 2015 Scan Date

June 11, 2015 DS-260 submitted June 25, 2015 False checklist (for ds260).. hello? June 30, 2015 Answered checklist Aug 5, 2015 Escalated to Supervisor review Aug 13, 2015 Case Complete


Sept 10, 2015 Interview Scheduled Sept 11, 2015 P4 Letter received Sept 21, 2015 file In transit from NVC Sept 23, 2015 file at Embassy

Sept 28, 2015 Medical Oct 14, 2015 Biometrics Oct 15, 2015 Interview (Approved) Oct 19, 2015 IV visa Issued Oct 23, 2015 Passport Pickup


Nov 2, 2015 Entered the US Nov 16, 2015 Applied for SSN, walk-in Nov 20, 2015 Social Security Card recd Jan 15, 2016 GC received

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To note on number 2: Anytime you talk to an immigration/customs person before going into the USA, you were inspected. Not being inspected means that you illegally snuck into the USA without going through customs and immigration.

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss


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