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Does anyone have any past issues with the border coming in on Advance Parole? Is there a chance you could be denied admission, obviously there is but is it really high? lets say everything is filed by the books and there is no issues with lawful status prior to departure and not a refuge/asylum. My husband wants to visit his home country 6 M from now but not sure when all will be ok to leave and if we will have GC or not. We filed I485  from K1 visa, work permit and advance parole forms and were received 12/20. Any idea for when we expect to fully complete AOS if all goes as expected in Indianapolis? Thanks VJ members!

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If he has a valid advance parole document, he will probably have no issues re-entering the US.  After all, that is the purpose of the document.....


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Unless there is a valid reason to be denied (criminal activities abroad, trying to smuggle something in upon entry, etc.), he should be fine. The other "risk" is if AOS is denied while abroad, since AP is linked to the pending AOS application.

Nobody is guaranteed re-entry except USCs, but many people use AP just fine every day.

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Timelines:

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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:

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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 12/30/2018 at 9:31 AM, geowrian said:

Unless there is a valid reason to be denied (criminal activities abroad, trying to smuggle something in upon entry, etc.), he should be fine. The other "risk" is if AOS is denied while abroad, since AP is linked to the pending AOS application.

Nobody is guaranteed re-entry except USCs, but many people use AP just fine every day.

You said the risk is if he gets his AOS denied while abroad, then he would have problems. So could this be the case, even if he hasn’t had an interview, can they deny him without that? Thanks. 

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50 minutes ago, AnaidAaron said:

You said the risk is if he gets his AOS denied while abroad, then he would have problems. So could this be the case, even if he hasn’t had an interview, can they deny him without that? Thanks. 

Yes. The most likely event would be not responding to an RFE or not attending the interview.


Timelines:

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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:

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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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