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Hello Everyone,

 

I had a couple of questions in relation to our travels to South Korea. My husband currently has the EAD/AP combo card and is waiting for AOS with I-485.

We are wondering, at what point in the trip will we be stopped and questioned about my husbands return to America. I know it may or may not happen. But we are just wondering when.

Another question is, we haven't received any notice about the interview regarding I-485 and no one can actually check the mail if we are in Korea, so we are wondering when we receive the letter, how long after receiving the letter is received does the interview usually happen? a week after? a month? Please tell us your stories.

We got the notice saying the case is ready to be scheduled for an interview Feb 12, 2019, which is 33 days ago but we also received that same notice back in December. It just got updated again in our Casetracker App in February.

We are planning to go to Korea within two weeks, in order to introduce myself and meeting my husband's family as a wife since he resigned his work last Friday.

We submitted the packages on July 31, 2018 and it got accepted August 2nd and my husband received the combo card on December 28, 2018.

Now we were waiting for the interview schedule, but we can't wait to go to Korea before he looks for a new job to start.

 

Thank you for your help!


AOS

April-06-2018 - Married

Jul-31-2018 - Mailed AOS Package (I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131)

Aug-02-2018 - AOS Package Delivered (According to USPS) 

Aug-09-2018 - Email & text notifications package received, money orders cashed 

Aug-13-2018 - Hardcopy NOA for I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131 

Aug-17-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Letter Schedule

Aug-28-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Successful 

Nov-01-2018 - Change of Address Forms Sent

Nov-06-2018 - 90 Days since application received USCIS

Dec-13-2018 - Text Notification about Scheduling Interview

Dec-19-2018 - Text Notification that the EAD card is in Production

Dec-21-2018 - Text Notification that EAD card is on its way - arrive before Jan. 5

Dec-22-2018 -  Hardcopy Letter EAD and Advanced Parole card on its way

Dec-28-2018 - Received EAD/AP Combo Card

Mar-19-2019 - Received Email that our interview was scheduled. Waiting for the Hardcopy NOA

Mar-25-2019 - Received the Hardcopy NOA - Interview is Scheduled for May 2,=

 

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2 minutes ago, Ycats said:

Hello Everyone,

 

I had a couple of questions in relation to our travels to South Korea. My husband currently has the EAD/AP combo card and is waiting for AOS with I-485.

We are wondering, at what point in the trip will we be stopped and questioned about my husbands return to America. I know it may or may not happen. But we are just wondering when.

Another question is, we haven't received any notice about the interview regarding I-485 and no one can actually check the mail if we are in Korea, so we are wondering when we receive the letter, how long after receiving the letter is received does the interview usually happen? a week after? a month? Please tell us your stories.

We got the notice saying the case is ready to be scheduled for an interview Feb 12, 2019, which is 33 days ago but we also received that same notice back in December. It just got updated again in our Casetracker App in February.

We are planning to go to Korea within two weeks, in order to introduce myself and meeting my husband's family as a wife since he resigned his work last Friday.

We submitted the packages on July 31, 2018 and it got accepted August 2nd and my husband received the combo card on December 28, 2018.

Now we were waiting for the interview schedule, but we can't wait to go to Korea before he looks for a new job to start.

 

Thank you for your help!

If you mean when he will be questioned to get back into the States, that will be the moment he lands back on US soil. At CBP they'll usually take him into secondary so they can parole him into the country.

 

Usually when the interview letter gets sent the interview will be about a month later. That said, the fact that the status changed to 'case is ready for an interview' doesn't mean much. It just means his case is in the que at his local office. Depending on the processing times for his local office, the status could be like this for more than a year. So I would advice you to check the processing times of the local office (https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/)

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50 minutes ago, C90 said:

If you mean when he will be questioned to get back into the States, that will be the moment he lands back on US soil. At CBP they'll usually take him into secondary so they can parole him into the country.

 

Usually when the interview letter gets sent the interview will be about a month later. That said, the fact that the status changed to 'case is ready for an interview' doesn't mean much. It just means his case is in the que at his local office. Depending on the processing times for his local office, the status could be like this for more than a year. So I would advice you to check the processing times of the local office (https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/)

Thank you for the information!.


AOS

April-06-2018 - Married

Jul-31-2018 - Mailed AOS Package (I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131)

Aug-02-2018 - AOS Package Delivered (According to USPS) 

Aug-09-2018 - Email & text notifications package received, money orders cashed 

Aug-13-2018 - Hardcopy NOA for I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131 

Aug-17-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Letter Schedule

Aug-28-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Successful 

Nov-01-2018 - Change of Address Forms Sent

Nov-06-2018 - 90 Days since application received USCIS

Dec-13-2018 - Text Notification about Scheduling Interview

Dec-19-2018 - Text Notification that the EAD card is in Production

Dec-21-2018 - Text Notification that EAD card is on its way - arrive before Jan. 5

Dec-22-2018 -  Hardcopy Letter EAD and Advanced Parole card on its way

Dec-28-2018 - Received EAD/AP Combo Card

Mar-19-2019 - Received Email that our interview was scheduled. Waiting for the Hardcopy NOA

Mar-25-2019 - Received the Hardcopy NOA - Interview is Scheduled for May 2,=

 

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1 hour ago, C90 said:

If you mean when he will be questioned to get back into the States, that will be the moment he lands back on US soil. At CBP they'll usually take him into secondary so they can parole him into the country.

 

Usually when the interview letter gets sent the interview will be about a month later. That said, the fact that the status changed to 'case is ready for an interview' doesn't mean much. It just means his case is in the que at his local office. Depending on the processing times for his local office, the status could be like this for more than a year. So I would advice you to check the processing times of the local office (https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/)

I had a question. Mine is currently processing in the National Benefits Center. But when I search it on the list, it is never there. Is there another title in the processing times for the National Benefits Center? It doesn't even have the town of Lee's Summit, Missouri.  Thank you in advanced.


AOS

April-06-2018 - Married

Jul-31-2018 - Mailed AOS Package (I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131)

Aug-02-2018 - AOS Package Delivered (According to USPS) 

Aug-09-2018 - Email & text notifications package received, money orders cashed 

Aug-13-2018 - Hardcopy NOA for I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131 

Aug-17-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Letter Schedule

Aug-28-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Successful 

Nov-01-2018 - Change of Address Forms Sent

Nov-06-2018 - 90 Days since application received USCIS

Dec-13-2018 - Text Notification about Scheduling Interview

Dec-19-2018 - Text Notification that the EAD card is in Production

Dec-21-2018 - Text Notification that EAD card is on its way - arrive before Jan. 5

Dec-22-2018 -  Hardcopy Letter EAD and Advanced Parole card on its way

Dec-28-2018 - Received EAD/AP Combo Card

Mar-19-2019 - Received Email that our interview was scheduled. Waiting for the Hardcopy NOA

Mar-25-2019 - Received the Hardcopy NOA - Interview is Scheduled for May 2,=

 

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Just now, accumbyte said:

They will then transfer to your local office. Select Newark NJ: https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/ It says between 11 to 25 months.

Thank you! 


AOS

April-06-2018 - Married

Jul-31-2018 - Mailed AOS Package (I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131)

Aug-02-2018 - AOS Package Delivered (According to USPS) 

Aug-09-2018 - Email & text notifications package received, money orders cashed 

Aug-13-2018 - Hardcopy NOA for I-485, I-130, I-765, I-131 

Aug-17-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Letter Schedule

Aug-28-2018 - Biometrics Appointment Successful 

Nov-01-2018 - Change of Address Forms Sent

Nov-06-2018 - 90 Days since application received USCIS

Dec-13-2018 - Text Notification about Scheduling Interview

Dec-19-2018 - Text Notification that the EAD card is in Production

Dec-21-2018 - Text Notification that EAD card is on its way - arrive before Jan. 5

Dec-22-2018 -  Hardcopy Letter EAD and Advanced Parole card on its way

Dec-28-2018 - Received EAD/AP Combo Card

Mar-19-2019 - Received Email that our interview was scheduled. Waiting for the Hardcopy NOA

Mar-25-2019 - Received the Hardcopy NOA - Interview is Scheduled for May 2,=

 

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