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I had a co sponsor nightmare at the embassy stage.  I am getting ready to prepare my husband's AOS packet and will attempt to file the I864 based on my own merits.  My current income exceeds the USCIS 125% guidelines.  I will be filing I765 along with the I485 so my question is at what stage are RFE's issued?  Will my husband receive his employment authorization or will the RFE for the co sponsor (if needed) come first?  

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Generally think RFE's will come first. EAD/AP is still taking 4-6 months right now to receive.


08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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If there is an RFE or RFIE on the I-485, any applications based on that (like the I-765 and I-131) will not be processed until that RFE is resolved.

An RFE or RFIE can come at any point before approval. Usually an RFIE for the I-864 will come after a few months of submittal of the I-485, before they issue an EAD or AP.

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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

10/17/18: Approved

10/24/18: Green card produced

10/31/18: Green card received

 

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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On 10/18/2018 at 11:29 AM, geowrian said:

If there is an RFE or RFIE on the I-485, any applications based on that (like the I-765 and I-131) will not be processed until that RFE is resolved.

An RFE or RFIE can come at any point before approval. Usually an RFIE for the I-864 will come after a few months of submittal of the I-485, before they issue an EAD or AP.

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