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Hi all, just want to update everyone.  We are doing aos from k1.  And we sent our aos package a few week ago.  The noa for our aos came.  We also received our biometrics appointment letter.  Our question is:  does this mean that they approve us?  is it possible to still receive RFE after the biometrics appointment?  (Lost and confused)


Thank you so much, everyone!

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3 minutes ago, Hello729 said:

Hi all, just want to update everyone.  We are doing aos from k1.  And we sent our aos package a few week ago.  The noa for our aos came.  We also received our biometrics appointment letter.  Our question is:  does this mean that they approve us?  is it possible to still receive RFE after the biometrics appointment?  (Lost and confused)

It means that you paid the correct amount of money for them to look at it. Hang tight. 


Adjusting from TN to GC as spouse of USC

2015-11-23: Last TN received at CBP

2017-06-12: Married

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

2018-07-24: Biometrics appointment

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

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 

2018-12-18: Green Card received

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2020-12-11: Conditional green card expires 

 

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5 minutes ago, Hello729 said:

Hi all, just want to update everyone.  We are doing aos from k1.  And we sent our aos package a few week ago.  The noa for our aos came.  We also received our biometrics appointment letter.  Our question is:  does this mean that they approve us?  is it possible to still receive RFE after the biometrics appointment?  (Lost and confused)

It means you are progressing.   Biometrics is required before they can review the application 


YMMV

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Biometrics is not approval. 


K1

29.11.2013 - NoA1

06.02.2014 - NoA2

01.04.2014 - Interview. 

AoS

03.2015 - AoS started.

09.2015 - Green Card received.  

RoC

24.07.2017 - NoA1.

01.08.2018 - RoC approved. 

 

 

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2 minutes ago, payxibka said:

It means you are progressing.   Biometrics is required before they can review the application 

Ah it makes perfect sense 🙏

Just now, Roel said:

Biometrics is not approval. 

Got it!  🙏


Thank you so much, everyone!

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1 minute ago, Hello729 said:

So technically you can still get RFE after the biometrics appointment, is that more or less correct?  

An RFE can occur at any time prior to adjudication (approval./denial), even after the interview (i.e. missing documents after the interview).


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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Just now, geowrian said:

An RFE can occur at any time prior to adjudication (approval./denial), even after the interview (i.e. missing documents after the interview).

Yike!  😬


Thank you so much, everyone!

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