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I just received an update from the system that my interview has been scheduled. The actual PDF hasn't showed up yet with the date and time.

 

I mean, I filed the N400 in November. Got my biometrics taken the week before christmas. And now... interview scheduled.

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It sometimes happens.  Keep us posted.  Good Luck!  Be optimistic about it!!!


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12/29/2018  Sent ROC package to Dallas PO Box by USPS Priority Mail. 

12/30/2018  ROC package arrived & ready for pickup at Dallas PO Box at 7pm.

01/03/2019  Credit card transaction alert received at 7:10am authorizing charge of $680 to USCIS Dallas Lockbox

01/03/2019  Received text message from USCIS stating original receipt to follow in mail and a receipt number starting with MSC.

01/07/2019  Added receipt number to myaccount.uscis.dhs.gov/ and it shows case received and nothing to do at this time.

01/11/2019  Received US Postal Service Informed Delivery email at 8:20am showing incoming letter from USCIS.

01/11/2019  Received biometric appointment in the mail.  Biometric appointment is for 01/22/2019

01/14/2019  Completed walk-in biometric at Tampa Field Office.

 

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Well, here's something interesting. And perhaps this might be related, I dunno. But when I showed up to my biometrics, I was the only one there. There was just one attendant, very nice guy, and he told me that there were like 30 plus people scheduled to have their biometrics taken that morning, and I was pretty much the first and only person who had shown up.

 

I mean, the room was empty. This was the same room I was in the last time I had to get my biometrics taken for my green card renewal back in 2015. And at that time, the room was jam packed with people.

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1 hour ago, robhostein said:

I just received an update from the system that my interview has been scheduled. The actual PDF hasn't showed up yet with the date and time.

 

I mean, I filed the N400 in November. Got my biometrics taken the week before christmas. And now... interview scheduled.

what's your local office ,what state ?

thank you , good luck 

 

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14 minutes ago, robhostein said:

Well, here's something interesting. And perhaps this might be related, I dunno. But when I showed up to my biometrics, I was the only one there. There was just one attendant, very nice guy, and he told me that there were like 30 plus people scheduled to have their biometrics taken that morning, and I was pretty much the first and only person who had shown up.

 

I mean, the room was empty. This was the same room I was in the last time I had to get my biometrics taken for my green card renewal back in 2015. And at that time, the room was jam packed with people.

Seems strange.  Was your scheduled appointment like the first one of the day?  Lots of people are waiting for biometric appointments and it's pitiful when you see people not showing up.


Removal of Conditions

12/29/2018  Sent ROC package to Dallas PO Box by USPS Priority Mail. 

12/30/2018  ROC package arrived & ready for pickup at Dallas PO Box at 7pm.

01/03/2019  Credit card transaction alert received at 7:10am authorizing charge of $680 to USCIS Dallas Lockbox

01/03/2019  Received text message from USCIS stating original receipt to follow in mail and a receipt number starting with MSC.

01/07/2019  Added receipt number to myaccount.uscis.dhs.gov/ and it shows case received and nothing to do at this time.

01/11/2019  Received US Postal Service Informed Delivery email at 8:20am showing incoming letter from USCIS.

01/11/2019  Received biometric appointment in the mail.  Biometric appointment is for 01/22/2019

01/14/2019  Completed walk-in biometric at Tampa Field Office.

 

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3 minutes ago, gregcrs2 said:

Seems strange.  Was your scheduled appointment like the first one of the day?  Lots of people are waiting for biometric appointments and it's pitiful when you see people not showing up.

He told me I was the first person to show up. My appointment was for 9am. He also told me that there were many others also scheduled for that hour who had not showed up. After I got the biometrics taken, I decided to hang around for an hour. Nobody else came. Perhaps they showed up later, I dunno.

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This person has a similar situation. He filed in December, had biometrics this week and now has an update on his case online that says interview has been scheduled. 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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Let's hope this is the "new normal".


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12/29/2018  Sent ROC package to Dallas PO Box by USPS Priority Mail. 

12/30/2018  ROC package arrived & ready for pickup at Dallas PO Box at 7pm.

01/03/2019  Credit card transaction alert received at 7:10am authorizing charge of $680 to USCIS Dallas Lockbox

01/03/2019  Received text message from USCIS stating original receipt to follow in mail and a receipt number starting with MSC.

01/07/2019  Added receipt number to myaccount.uscis.dhs.gov/ and it shows case received and nothing to do at this time.

01/11/2019  Received US Postal Service Informed Delivery email at 8:20am showing incoming letter from USCIS.

01/11/2019  Received biometric appointment in the mail.  Biometric appointment is for 01/22/2019

01/14/2019  Completed walk-in biometric at Tampa Field Office.

 

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3 hours ago, robhostein said:

I just received an update from the system that my interview has been scheduled. The actual PDF hasn't showed up yet with the date and time.

 

I mean, I filed the N400 in November. Got my biometrics taken the week before christmas. And now... interview scheduled.

It can happen quickly sometimes---best of luck at your interview!


Applied for Naturalization based on 5-year Residency - 96 Days To Complete Citizenship!

July 14, 2017 (Day 00) -  Submitted N400 Application, filed online

July 21, 2017 (Day 07) -  NOA Receipt received in the mail

July 22, 2017 (Day 08) - Biometrics appointment scheduled online, letter mailed out

July 25, 2017 (Day 11) - Biometrics PDF posted online

July 28, 2017 (Day 14) - Biometrics letter received in the mail, appointment for 08/08/17

Aug 08, 2017 (Day 24) - Biometrics (fingerprinting) completed

Aug 14, 2017 (Day 30) - Online EGOV status shows "Interview Scheduled, will mail appointment letter"

Aug 16, 2017 (Day 32) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Interview Scheduled, read the letter we mailed you..."

Aug 17, 2017 (Day 33) - Interview Appointment Letter PDF posted online---GOT AN INTERVIEW DATE!!!

Aug 21, 2017 (Day 37) - Interview Appointment Letter received in the mail, appointment for 09/27/17

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Naturalization Interview--- read my experience here

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Oath Ceremony Notice mailed"

Sep. 28, 2017 (Day 75) - Oath Ceremony Letter PDF posted online--Ceremony for 10/19/17

Oct. 02, 2017 (Day 79) -  Oath Ceremony Letter received in the mail

Oct. 19, 2017 (Day 96) -  Oath Ceremony-- read my experience here

 

 

 

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For my husband the N400 process went super quick.   It was only 3 months from the time he sent the application to his Oath ceremony.  He had biometrics with in a month of applying and then he got an interview letter a couple of weeks later.  His Oath ceremony was a couple of weeks after the interview.    Good Luck and congratulations!


K1 Visa                                                                 Adjustment of Status                                                             ROC

Service Center : California Service Center                        CIS Office : Kansas City MO Service Center                           California Service Center

Consulate : Bucharest, Romania

I-129F Sent : 2011-11-18                                 Date Filed : 2012-09-04 Date                            Filed: 2015-05-26

I-129F NOA1 : 2011-11-23                                      NOA Date : 2012-09-06                                                             NOA1 Date: 2015-05-28

I-129F RFE(s) : none                                              RFE(s) : NONE                                              RFE(s): NONE

I-129F NOA2 : 2012-04-12                                                 Bio. Appt. : 2012-10-03                                                              BIO. Appt.: 2015-09-15

NVC Received : 2012-04-26

NVC Left : 2012-05-10                                           EAD/AP Approved : 2012-11-08                             ROC APPROVED:2015-10-26      

Consulate Received : 2012-05-14                               EAD/AP Card Received : 2012-11-17                         Green card Received: 2015-11-04    

Packet 3 Received : 2012-05-17                                          Green card Approved : 2013-07-08                        NO INTERVIEW

Packet 3 Sent : 2012-05-20                                                    NO INTERVIEW

Interview Date : 2012-06-26                                                 Green Card Received : 2013-07-15

Interview Result : Approved                                                 

Visa Received : 2012-06-26                                                   

US Entry : 2012-07-05

Marriage : 2012-08-24

 

N-400 Naturalization:

04/25/2016 N-400 sent to USCIS AZ courier address thru FedEx

05/04/2106 NOA I-797 Receipt Notice Date
05/27/2016 Fingerprints Bio-metrics appointment date
06/08/2016 E-notification of interview scheduling
06/13/2016 Received official letter regarding interview
07/18/2016 Date of Interview
08/11/2016 Date Oath Ceremony
Field Office: Kansas City, MO

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