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Hello everyone,

 

I know it is mandatory to carry the extension letter along with the expired green card anywhere you go. But can I carry a copy of the extension letter instead? I don't want to lose the original.

 

Thank you.


31 July 2015 = I-130 received by USCIS

17 December 2015 = Case approved

22 December 2015 = Sent to the Department of State

07 January 2016 = Case number assigned by NVC

22 February 2016 = First scan date

25 March 2016 = Checklist

18 April 2016 = Second scan date

20 May 2016 = Checklist

16 June 2016 = Third scan date

20 July 2016 = CASE COMPLETE

27 July 2015 = CC email confirmation

04 August 2016 = Interview scheduled

08 August 2016 = Received interview letter

15 August 2016 = In Transit

16 August 2016 = Case Ready

30 August 2016 = Medical Exam

13 September 2016 = Interview

15 September 2016 = Interview Rescheduled (APPROVED)

16 September 2016 = AP in the morning and a few hours later VISA ISSUED

21 September 2016 = Email from Aramex PASSPORT READY

23 September 2016 = Picked up passport with CR1 visa from Aramex

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I have seen nothing that prohibits carrying a copy of the extension letter.....


"Experience can be a tough teacher to those who fail to heed good advice"- Missileman, 12/6/18

 

First career- 20 year Retired E-8, USAF Missileer,

Second career-Retired Registered Nurse, experience in Labor& Delivery, Home Health, Adolescent & Adult Psych

Third career-Retired IT Developer & Database Administrator for surgical services dept.

 

Immigration Journey:

  • Texas Service Center after transfer from Nebraska
  • Consulate :Taipei, Taiwan
  • Marriage: 7/30/2015
  • I-130 NOA1 : 4/27/2016
  • I-130 Approved :9/8/2016
  • Case received at NVC: 10/11/2016                               
  • Case # and IIN#: 10/24/2016
  • AOS Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • AOS Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • IV Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • IV Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • DS-260 Completed: 10/28/16
  • Scan Date:11/9/2016
  • Supervisor review: 12/21/16 
  • Checklist: 1/13/17 
  • Case Complete: 4/10/17
  • Interview Date: 5/8/17 
  • Visa  "ISSUED": 5/10/17
  • Visa and Passport in hand/Flight to USA Booked!!!: 5/12/17  
  • POE Dallas DFW on June 22, 2017
  • SS Card received : 7/3/2017
  • 2-year Green Card received in mail: 7/15/17
 

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Just make sure you carry the original extension letter on any international trips.


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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On 1/5/2019 at 9:58 AM, missileman said:

I have seen nothing that prohibits carrying a copy of the extension letter.....

Thank you!

On 1/5/2019 at 10:05 AM, gregcrs2 said:

Just make sure you carry the original extension letter on any international trips.

I know that. I was talking about around town, like work and stuff. But thank you!


31 July 2015 = I-130 received by USCIS

17 December 2015 = Case approved

22 December 2015 = Sent to the Department of State

07 January 2016 = Case number assigned by NVC

22 February 2016 = First scan date

25 March 2016 = Checklist

18 April 2016 = Second scan date

20 May 2016 = Checklist

16 June 2016 = Third scan date

20 July 2016 = CASE COMPLETE

27 July 2015 = CC email confirmation

04 August 2016 = Interview scheduled

08 August 2016 = Received interview letter

15 August 2016 = In Transit

16 August 2016 = Case Ready

30 August 2016 = Medical Exam

13 September 2016 = Interview

15 September 2016 = Interview Rescheduled (APPROVED)

16 September 2016 = AP in the morning and a few hours later VISA ISSUED

21 September 2016 = Email from Aramex PASSPORT READY

23 September 2016 = Picked up passport with CR1 visa from Aramex

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