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I’m in US on J1 visa and my wife is US citizen and we are filling AOS all forms together and I need your help in these points please ! 
 
Form I-485, Part 2.2 

1- Am i have to select ( yes ) for applying for adjustment of status based on INA section 245(i) ??
And what is the supplement A ? should i submit any thing regarding to this ?

2- I submit two passport style photographs for me in I-130 , Do I need to submit another two photos for me in I-485 and for Employment I-765 ??
 
3- in I-765, Eligibility category , How I can write it based on i'm spouse of US citizen and I'm already on US under J1 visa ?
 
 
Thank you.

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1) NO

2) YES

3) The category is c9.

 

Is there a 2-year home residency requirement on your J-1? If there is, you have to obtain a waiver BEFORE filing for a GC.

Edited by EM_Vandaveer

Entry on VWP to visit then-boyfriend 06/13/2011

Married 06/24/2011

Our first son was born 10/31/2012, our daughter was born 06/30/2014, our second son was born 06/20/2017

AOS Timeline

AOS package mailed 09/06/2011 (Chicago Lockbox)

AOS package signed for by R Mercado 09/07/2011

Priority date for I-485&I-130 09/08/2011

Biometrics done 10/03/2011

Interview letter received 11/18/2011

INTERVIEW DATE!!!! 12/20/2011

Approval e-mail 12/21/2011

Card production e-mail 12/27/2011

GREEN CARD ARRIVED 12/31/2011

Resident since 12/21/2011

ROC Timeline

ROC package mailed to VSC 11/22/2013

NOA1 date 11/26/2013

Biometrics date 12/26/2013

Transfer notice to CSC 03/14/2014

Change of address 03/27/2014

Card production ordered 04/30/2014

10-YEAR GREEN CARD ARRIVED 05/06/2014

N-400 Timeline

N-400 package mailed 09/30/2014

N-400 package delivered 10/01/2014

NOA1 date 10/20/2014

Biometrics date 11/14/2014

Early walk-in biometrics 11/12/2014

In-line for interview 11/23/2014

Interview letter 03/18/2015

Interview date 04/17/2015 ("Decision cannot yet be made.")

In-line for oath scheduling 05/04/2015

Oath ceremony letter dated 05/11/2015

Oath ceremony 06/02/2015

I am a United States citizen!

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2 minutes ago, EM_Vandaveer said:

1) NO

2) YES

3) The category is c9.

 

Is there a 2-year home residency requirement on your J-1? If there is, you have to obtain a waiver BEFORE filing for a GC.

Thank you , No I’m not subject to two years .

 

but this is 245(I) Section 245 of the Immigration and Naturalization Act specifies conditions under which aliens already in the United States in a legal nonimmigrant status may change their status to legal permanent residence ("green card" status) while remaining in the United States.  Doesn’t  that describe me ?

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15 minutes ago, Tommy john said:

Thank you , No I’m not subject to two years .

 

but this is 245(I) Section 245 of the Immigration and Naturalization Act specifies conditions under which aliens already in the United States in a legal nonimmigrant status may change their status to legal permanent residence ("green card" status) while remaining in the United States.  Doesn’t  that describe me ?

No. It doesn't. 245(i) applies to very few people. And those who it applies to have to submit Supplement A with an extra fee of $1000....

It really doesn't apply to you. Google it if you don't believe me. BTW the (i) part is important. We are talking about INA 245(i), not about INA 245 in general.

Edited by EM_Vandaveer

Entry on VWP to visit then-boyfriend 06/13/2011

Married 06/24/2011

Our first son was born 10/31/2012, our daughter was born 06/30/2014, our second son was born 06/20/2017

AOS Timeline

AOS package mailed 09/06/2011 (Chicago Lockbox)

AOS package signed for by R Mercado 09/07/2011

Priority date for I-485&I-130 09/08/2011

Biometrics done 10/03/2011

Interview letter received 11/18/2011

INTERVIEW DATE!!!! 12/20/2011

Approval e-mail 12/21/2011

Card production e-mail 12/27/2011

GREEN CARD ARRIVED 12/31/2011

Resident since 12/21/2011

ROC Timeline

ROC package mailed to VSC 11/22/2013

NOA1 date 11/26/2013

Biometrics date 12/26/2013

Transfer notice to CSC 03/14/2014

Change of address 03/27/2014

Card production ordered 04/30/2014

10-YEAR GREEN CARD ARRIVED 05/06/2014

N-400 Timeline

N-400 package mailed 09/30/2014

N-400 package delivered 10/01/2014

NOA1 date 10/20/2014

Biometrics date 11/14/2014

Early walk-in biometrics 11/12/2014

In-line for interview 11/23/2014

Interview letter 03/18/2015

Interview date 04/17/2015 ("Decision cannot yet be made.")

In-line for oath scheduling 05/04/2015

Oath ceremony letter dated 05/11/2015

Oath ceremony 06/02/2015

I am a United States citizen!

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1 hour ago, Tommy john said:

but this is 245(I) Section 245 of the Immigration and Naturalization Act specifies conditions under which aliens already in the United States in a legal nonimmigrant status may change their status to legal permanent residence ("green card" status) while remaining in the United States.  Doesn’t  that describe me ?

Unless somebody filed an I-130 petition for you in or before 2001, no.


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

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

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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