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So after we get married (within the 90 days of course) are we required to file for AOS within I-94 expiration date? Will I be considered an unlawful resident if I don't? Also can i travel inside the US if my I-94 expires?

 

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24 minutes ago, cmfp1993 said:

So after we get married (within the 90 days of course) are we required to file for AOS within I-94 expiration date?

No. You can file at any point afterwards. Or not at all (so as long as you leave the US before the 90 days).

 

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Will I be considered an unlawful resident if I don't?

You would be considered unlawfully present just like anybody else that overstays a visa, and therefore subject to deportation (the likelihood of it happening is low, but not 0).

Unlawful presence is not a bar for AOS purposes, though.

Once you do file for AOS, unlawful presence will no longer accrue and you will be granted authorized stay while the case is pending.

 

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Also can i travel inside the US if my I-94 expires?

If you file for AOS, sure.

If not, probably...no guarantees that you won't run into somebody checking imigraiton status (i.e. border checkpoints, CBP working alongside TSA sometimes, etc.).

Edited by geowrian

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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