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AOS sent but worried about friday fee increase

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A few hours ago, around midnight, me and my husband dropped my AOS package at fedEx thru overnight service. They will send it out later this morning but it will be delivery only on Friday morning, December 23 using their faster service.

We have the tracking number and the receipt that show the date we shipped it, so today December 22. We finished to check the application and add some small things here and there last night on December 21, so even the checks have that date on them. And we put the current filing fee for AOS ( $ 1070 ) and I-130 ($ 420).

My question is will USCIS accept my application or they will refuse it because it will be delivered to them on December 23?

I'm super anxious about this


 My AOS journey

 

12/22/2016: AOS and I-130 sent

01/10/2017: Checks cashed

01/11/2017: Acceptance confirmation thru e-mails and texts  

01/17/2017: Noa in the mail

01/24/2017: Biometrics appointment letter for 02/02/2017 

02/02/2017: Biometrics taken (I've removed my piercing :(  )

01/30/2017: Got a letter saying I forgot the medical form I-693

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It depends when the package is postmarked.Since FedEx isn't actually a post office, it can't "postmark", but the receipt date should be just as useful. That would be the day you send it. If that's before Friday, then you should be fine. Good luck!


Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

?/?/18: Approved (hopefully)

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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It depends when the package is postmarked.Since FedEx isn't actually a post office, it can't "postmark", but the receipt date should be just as useful. That would be the day you send it. If that's before Friday, then you should be fine. Good luck!

Yes, I have the receipt saying I shipped today December 22. Hope everything goes well

Thanks!


 My AOS journey

 

12/22/2016: AOS and I-130 sent

01/10/2017: Checks cashed

01/11/2017: Acceptance confirmation thru e-mails and texts  

01/17/2017: Noa in the mail

01/24/2017: Biometrics appointment letter for 02/02/2017 

02/02/2017: Biometrics taken (I've removed my piercing :(  )

01/30/2017: Got a letter saying I forgot the medical form I-693

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*** Thread is moved from the "AOS from WS&T Visas" main forum to the Case Progress subforum. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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