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14 minutes ago, Ryan ChiaLien said:

Bring everything on the list they sent you in the mail.  Bring copies of everything you have sent in so far in case they can't find something.  

thank,but can u answer my second qstion also ? please

and do u have experience on ur interview ? like what qstion etc....

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Usually biometrics take place at a application support center, not the actual field office.

06/08/2016: I-129F Sent

06/16/2016: Check cashed

06/20/2016: Acceptance 

08/23/2016: Approval

09/03/2016: NVC received our petition

09/08/2016: In transit to Stockholm Embassy

09/09/2016: At Stockholm Embassy

09/13/2016: Checklist received, DS-160 filled out & submitted, $265 fee paid

09/20/2016: Chest x-ray completed

09/21/2016: Physical completed

09/28/2016: Embassy received completed medical

09/29/2016: Interview date, APPROVAL 

10/14/2016: Visa ISSUED

10/17/2016: Visa received


12/22/2016: I-485, I-131, I-765 Sent

01/10/2017: Check cashed

01/11/2017: Acceptance I-485 & I-131

02/03/2017: Biometrics completed

02/15/2017: I-765 Acceptance

04/17/2017: Your case is ready to be scheduled for an interview

05/18/2017: Your case is ready to be scheduled for an interview

05/25/2017: Service request submitted for I-131
06/02/2017: Service request submitted for I-765

06/06/2017: I-765 "New Card Is Being Produced"

06/08/2017: I-131 Approval letter in mail

06/08/2017: I-765 "Card Was Mailed To Me"



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5 minutes ago, Tunisian_tunisia said:

thank,but can u answer my second qstion also ? please

and do u have experience on ur interview ? like what qstion etc....

For us the interview was very quick.  At most 10 minutes.  The questions were the standard Yes/No questions they ask everyone and then just a few questions to confirm what we filled out on the AOS form was correct.  Spelling of name and birthdate.   The only other thing was one missing test from the medical we had to go have done following the interview to get approved.  The doctor who did it I. Taiwan missed a new requirement so didn't give her one required test.   It was really a non event for the most part.  We got the test done the day of the interview, sent results back in and got an approved notification a few days later.

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1 minute ago, s + j said:

Usually biometrics take place at a application support center, not the actual field office.

In some cities it's the same office.   I don't know about the one from this post.  At the Detroit office biometrics and interview are done at the same location.

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In my city it was the same office, Tampa.


Had my AOS interview on Tuesday and it was a smooth, painless process. 

IO asked standard yes/no questions, asked me his parent's first names, asked him my DOB and the date we got married. Asked us how we met and asked who proposed marriage and to tell him about the proposal and those were all the questions he asked about our relationship. My husband and the IO were talking about sports and living up north most of the time. We gave him our supporting documents (joint medical insurance, joint bank account statements, joint car insurance, scans of our credit cards and licenses and joint tax returns. We brought a lot of photos but told us to pick the ones we wanted to give him) and that was it. He told us we were a beautiful couple, he wishes us all the best and that he recommended us for approval. Our interview was at 8.30am and by about 12pm i checked the website and it had been updated that we had been approved and that my card was being produced.


It's really nothing to worry about. If you have a bonafide marriage, it's a piece of cake. 


Hope all goes well for you :)

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5 hours ago, Tunisian_tunisia said:

I have my interview for my AOS for june 26th,any advices?

alsoi is the interview gonna take place at the same local office you had your biometrics at ?

The Notice of Action for your interview lists the address of the office where your interview will take place. Cross check the address with your biometrics notice to see if it's the same one.

Edited by Allie D

Married to US Citizen. I'm the beneficiary.


Adjustment of Status (AOS) from F-1

  • Priority date: 2016-09
  • Initial interview for I-485: 2017-06. Approved on the same day.


Removal of Conditions (ROC)

  • Eligible starting: 2019-03

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The questions depend entirely on each case, for some it's a few minutes, for others it is a lengthy interview.



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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I agree with the above.  The interview can be short and sweet for some,or long and painful for others. Usually they verify the information from the I485 form including the yes/no questions, and then delve into the relationship.  Ours was only about 10 minutes and we received a decision a few days later.  We also took copies of all our previous and current submissions with us just in case something from our package was misplaced.  As to the office, the NOA should specify the location, like Ryan said above, ours was in Detroit which is the same office where they do biometrics.


Good Luck!

Visa Received : 2014-04-04 (K1 - see timeline for details)

US Entry : 2014-09-12

POE: Detroit

Marriage : 2014-09-27

I-765 Approved: 2015-01-09

I-485 Interview: 2015-03-11

I-485 Approved: 2015-03-13

Green Card Received: 2015-03-24 Yeah!!!

I-751 ROC Submitted: 2016-12-20

I-751 NOA Received:  2016-12-29

I-751 Biometrics Appt.:  2017-01-26

I-751 Interview:  2018-04-10

I-751 Approved:  2018-05-04

N400 Filed:  2018-01-13

N400 Biometrics:  2018-02-22

N400 Interview:  2018-04-10

N400 Approved:  2018-04-10

Oath Ceremony:  2018-06-11 - DONE!!!!!!!

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But for me, for example, I had my biometrics at the Nashville application center and will have my interview at the Memphis field office if Nashville field office doesn't open before that.

Take everything with you they ask in the letter, plus copies. Take all the proof with you that you are living together, co-mingling etc etc. Answers vary from case to case though. 


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