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Hi there!

I need help!

I filed I-485 (I131 and I765 too) on October 2017. 

So my house doesnt have post so i have mailing address( Military address...FPO thing)

I have problem that USCIS have sent letters to my physical address, not to my mailing address.

Everytime they sent to physical address so I missed a few appointment like biometrics and my I-765 case was messed up...

I called USCIS over ten times and i spoke to officers, also went to USCIS field office a couple times to make sure their system has my mailing address.

Every single person told me they have my mailing address and they sent to my mailing address so I just wasted time...


I did Biometrics twice some reason one was just I765 so I had to do again for others. 

When I went second Biometrics, I had chance to speak with manager then he said put my mailing address on physical address.

It means physical and mailing address are both my mailing address.

I wasnt sure  if its Ok idea so I called USCIS and asked that , the officer said No, thats irregal.


My status changed to ready to be an interview 2 weeks ago but i still didnt receive letter so i guess  they sent to physical address again. 

I dont know what to do 

anyone who has same experience? please give me advice



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Physical address and mailing addresses are totally separate, and they serve different purposes.  Example:  You can't have a P.O. Box as a physical address..



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