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Hi everyone! My friend and me debating some questions as she applying for AOS (marriage based with USC). 

She is B2 overstay for more than 5 years now. She never worked in US ilegally, etc. Her immigration attorney said she can do everything, all the paperwork by yourself. Anyway, here is the question about her previous address outside US on form I-130A. She doesnt remember the exact address outside US because she was working in different ( than her hometown) city for the past 3 years ( before she came to US). She was just renting places. She doesnt have any documentation about it. She was not registered there. She only have registration in her hometown.

 Does she really need to provide that address even she was living in US for the past 5 + years. We just dont know what to put in there as i dont have that experience. Thanks so much!! 

 

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The I-130A is asking for previous addresses outside the US where she lived *for more than 1 year*. Did she forget and lost records of an address where she stayed for so long? In other words, no need to list addresses where she had stayed for less than a year prior to coming to the US. 

 

Off topic: how did she live in the US for 5 years without working in the US?


03/04/2016 AOS (EB2-NIW concurrent with I-485) mailed to Lewisville TX Lockbox
03/07/2016 AOS delivered to USCIS and signed
03/12/2016 Case received by Nebraska Service Center (NSC)
03/14/2016 Text notification received for I-140/I-485/I-765/I-131.
04/08/2016 Biometrics notice received for 04/21
04/13/2016 Biometrics early walk-in completed.
04/15/2016 EAD/AP combo card received in mail.

 

Long wait begins...

 

11/04/2016 I-140/485 cases transferred from Nebraska to TCS
12/01/2016 Prepared package for EAD/AP renewal (expires 04/09/2017)
12/23/2016 USCIS suddenly changes several forms, invalidating my EAD/AP renewal package (not yet sent)
12/27/2016 USCIS suddenly reforms the entire NIW criteria system, replacing a 20 years old one. Uncharted waters. 
01/07/2017 (Saturday!) EAD/AP renewal package with new forms received in Phoenix "reception desk"
01/17/2017 EAD/AP renewal case accepted; text/email with receipt numbers was received
01/30/2017 Law firm finally confirms that USCIS has suspended processing all EB2-NIW cases due to new criteria. 
02/23/2017 USCIS slowly starts adjudicating NIW cases again.
04/21/2017 Extended EAD/AP received in mail. Valid for 2 years. 
05/06/2017 Received a massive RFE on I-140 NIW case.
07/20/2017 RFE response received by USCIS (a very long response with 30 pages of docs)
09/14/2017 I-140 NIW approved!!! 
11/28/2017 RFE for new medical issued (plus another request re Supp J for employment which is clearly issued in error)
12/04/2017 RFE received in mail
12/07/2017 repeated medical exam for I-485
12/08/2017 Attorney receives documents for responding to I-485 RFE
12/21/2017 Response to RFE received by USCIS 
02/09/2018 I-485 approval (text, email) :)
02/08/2018 I-485 approval notice issued (the "welcome letter") - I'm LPR now
02/16/2018 Green card received

 

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