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Hi all,

I am just getting ready to send my application for removing conditions form. It says on the form that I need to get biometrics done, which I have had done previously for the adjustment of status. Can anybody explain to me why this is neccessary? Last time I checked fingerprints did not change!

I understand its probably some stupid USCIS policy but I could find no explanation of why they need to do this twice on the form so I'm just wondering if anybody else has recieved an explanation.

Thanks,

Nia

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Hi all,

I am just getting ready to send my application for removing conditions form. It says on the form that I need to get biometrics done, which I have had done previously for the adjustment of status. Can anybody explain to me why this is neccessary? Last time I checked fingerprints did not change!

I understand its probably some stupid USCIS policy but I could find no explanation of why they need to do this twice on the form so I'm just wondering if anybody else has recieved an explanation.

Thanks,

Nia

The first biometrics was done for the green card you have now. The second one will be done for the 10 year green card you are getting. Sure, the fingerprints are the same, but USCIS does not have the system to track down the previous record and retrive them. I'm sure our records exist somewhere in their database, though.


Conditional Green Card Process at Newark, NJ

Aug 02, 2004: NOA Notice Date

Aug 19, 2004: Biometrics in Hackensack

Oct 28, 2004: EAD approved

Nov 5, 2004: EAD card received

Nov 16, 2004: NJ driver's license renewed (good only for one year)

Oct 4, 2005: Had the interview and AOS approved!!

Oct 8, 2005: Welcome letter arrived

Oct 11, 2005: Green Card arrived & Case Status Service updated

Removing Conditions Process

July 7, 2007 Mailed I-751 application to VSC

Sep 6, 2007 Biometrics appointment letter received - Notice Date: 8/31/07

Sep 17, 2007 NOA extending GC for another year received - Notice Date: 7/30/07

Sep 28, 2007 Biometrics at Hackensack at 8:00 AM

May 15, 2008 Card production ordered

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biometrics ...probably some stupid USCIS policy ........

USCIS does not have the system to track down the previous record and retrive them. I'm sure our records exist somewhere in their database, though.

Weird :wacko: I always believed that they wanna compare.... to make sure we're the same person who applied for the GC 2 years ago


Entry in the USA: May 13 2005

10 yr GC approved: October 5 2007

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Maybe it's because some of us doing I-751 never did AOS, so didn't have biometrics done at a USCIS office. I did DCF in Sydney, so had my fingerprints taken by the local police there, so not on file with the USCIS. I believe the fingerprint on my GC was taken at POE LAX???? But yes, I think as they haven't taken enough of MY money yet, they feel they need my contribution to their BBQ fund...


Mike (Connecticut, USA) and Rosemary (Blue Mountains, Australia)

NATURALISATION UPDATE:

Nov 5 2008 - sent in N400 to CSC

Nov 13 2008 - check cashed

Nov 19 2008 - received NOA dated Nov 13, says application transferred to Nat'l Benefits Center

Dec 4 2008 - Biometrics done

Feb 9 2009 - Received letter saying interview on Mar 18 2009.

Mar 18 2009 - Interview - in and out in 8 minutes!

Mar 23 2009 - Received oath letter for ceremony April 10. Doh!! I'll be travelling. Sent letter requesting later ceremony date.

May 29 2009 - OATH CEREMONY, Reno. I am now a US citizen!

I-751 UPDATE:

May 2007 - Moved to Reno NV, and so we file at CSC instead of NSC - yay!!!

July 23, 2007 - I-751 mailed

July 25, 2007, 10.47am - envelope delivered to CSC

August 2, 2007 - Check cashed

August 6, 2007 - NOA 1 received

Sept 10, 2007 - Biometrics Appointment

Sept 21, 2007 - Received 10yGC approval letter dated 9/18 - wow, speedy, and no interview!

Sept 29, 2007 - 10yr GC arrives

OUR HISTORY:

Oct 1 2005 - AUSTRALIAN WEDDING!!

Oct 4 - DCF Sydney Interview, Visa in Hand!

Oct 18 - WE FLY BACK TO UTAH TOGETHER!!!!!! POE LAX

Nov 1 2005 - Received Green Card by Mail

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I'm bumping this old thread to ask an additional question regarding the second biometrics for ROC of the AOS.

Does the $590 ROC include the second biometrics fee, or do we set that up and pay for it separately?

My wife is approaching her 2 year GC anniversary early next year and we are trying to budget a total cost for the ROC of the AOS, so thanks for any info.


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Hi all,

I am just getting ready to send my application for removing conditions form. It says on the form that I need to get biometrics done, which I have had done previously for the adjustment of status. Can anybody explain to me why this is neccessary? Last time I checked fingerprints did not change!

I understand its probably some stupid USCIS policy but I could find no explanation of why they need to do this twice on the form so I'm just wondering if anybody else has recieved an explanation.

Thanks,

Nia

There is no expanation of why because they do not have to explain why. You just have to do it or your 10 year green card will be denied.

It verifies you are the same person that got the first green card because, good thing, fingerprints do not change.

I'm bumping this old thread to ask an additional question regarding the second biometrics for ROC of the AOS.

Does the $590 ROC include the second biometrics fee, or do we set that up and pay for it separately?

My wife is approaching her 2 year GC anniversary early next year and we are trying to budget a total cost for the ROC of the AOS, so thanks for any info.

It includes biometrics, they will notify you of the date and place.


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Gary And Alla

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Thanks. :)

Why not just ask a question instead of resurrecting a dead post from 2007.


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Your I-129f was approved in 5 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 67 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

AOS was approved in 2 months and 8 days without interview.

ROC was approved in 3 months and 2 days without interview.

I am a Citizen of the United States of America. 04/16/13

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