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ROC and N-400 a year later. What's the current status, and what are the trends?

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Since ROC takes over a year, for a marriage based Green card one qualifies to apply for naturalization a year after applying for ROC before it was approved. 


I've seen conflicting advice on whether doing so delays your naturalization (the ROC application is in queue and needs to be adjucated first), or whether it speeds it up (the naturalization arrived in queue and ROC is done at the same time by definition). 


What's the general current status? Will the recent changes (bypassing some interviews based on evidence and previous interviews) likely speed up ROC in general? 


And does applying essentially concurrently, while I-751 is pending, do more harm, more good, or it just depends? Does it depend on the local field office as well, or is it a black box? 

Adjusting from TN to GC as spouse of USC

2015-07-24: TN received at CBP

2015-11-23: TN received at CBP - employer change

2017-06-12: Married

2017-08-15: First child

2018-06-25: Mailed I-485, I-864, I-130/I-130A, and I-765 to USCIS

2018-07-03: NOA1 for I-485, I-130, and I-765

2018-07-24: Biometrics appointment

2018-07-25: Biometrics review completed

2018-08-28: Expedite request submitted for EAD via USCIS support line

2018-08-31: Request for additional information for EAD expedite mailed by USCIS

2018-09-07: Request for additional information for EAD expedite received in the mail

2018-09-07: Additional information for EAD expedite faxed to USCIS

2018-09-10: Mailed I-131 to USCIS

2018-09-14: EAD approved

2018-09-18: EAD approval notice received in the mail 

2018-09-18: EAD card was mailed 

2018-09-20: NOA1 for I-131

2018-09-21: EAD and SSN received in the mail

2018-10-11: Case is ready to be scheduled for interview

2018-10-31: Interview is scheduled

2018-11-21: TN expired

2018-12-11: AOS Interview - approved 

2018-12-11: Card is being produced 

2018-12-13: Card was mailed 

2018-12-18: Card received in the mail


2020-12-11: Conditional green card expires 


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