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  1. USCIS made an error for "Country of Birth" on my Permanent Resident Card (Green Card), it says "USA" but I was born in a foreign country. Caught the error late and never had it corrected/replaced. My PRC expires on June 20, 2019. Here is my dilemma: There will be important things I need to do within the next 8 months that requires me to prove valid resident status. The instructions on USCIS website for filing I-90 says, "If you are a permanent resident whose 10-year green card has expired or will expire within the next 6 months, you may begin the renewal process" AND "Additionally, if you applied for naturalization at least six months before your Green Card expired, you may be able to receive an ADIT stamp instead of filing a Form I-90." Today is January 12, 2019. The Green Card expires on June 20, 2019, is "within 6 months" between the period of 01/29/2019-06/29/2019? And is "at least 6 months before" before 01/29/2019? I'm trying to figure out if I qualify to skip filing I-90, file N-400 instead, and get a temporary stamp to prove legal status considering it takes almost a year to process N-400 where I am located. The other issue is my Green Card contains an error made by USCIS/DHS. If it is necessary to file I-90, should I put the reason as "My existing card has incorrect data because of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) error. (Attach your existing card with incorrect data along with this application." or simply choosing the renewal option for soon to be expired Green Card and attach a letter explaining that there is an error on the card to avoid delays/rejection. Chances are if I choose that reason and send in my Green Card with the application, I won't get it back for a while considering the processing times. Currently, InfoPass appointment is not available because "This office is not accepting walk-in requests or scheduling InfoPass appointments." Any suggestions or recommendations are greatly appreciated! Thank you.
  2. Hello Guys, My fiance and I decided to do-it-ourselves to file for my adjustment of status. Our previous immigration lawyer (who worked to process my K1 visa) fee is just way higher than what we expected, specially with the USCIS filling fee too. All is good so far though. I have prepared the following: Cover Letter G-1145 I-485 G-325A I-864 I-693 I-765 Supporting Documents Passport Bio Page (photocopy) Passport Visa Page (photocopy) Birth Certificate Most Recent I-94 and Travel History (printed) I-129F USCIS Approval Letter (scanned copy - my fiance lost the original one! thankfully he scanned it and sent it to me thru email before) Marriage Certificate I have also prepared I-131 (Advance Parole) but I wasn't sure what to write on "Reason". Will it be acceptable if I write "To visit family"? And for the "Country to visit" I only wrote "Philippines". I was just wondering, when the time comes, can I still travel anywhere aside from Philippines? or is it something I need to include in advance? TBH, I am still thinking about submitting this since I am following US naming standard, and I want to avoid questioning. 😣 Another question, do I need to attached a copy of my Vaccination from St. Luke's Manila as supporting document to my I-693? Does my supporting documents such as Marriage and Birth Certificate needs to be original or can I send copies instead? Lastly, since I decided to follow US naming for now which is (Maiden first & middle Name (as used in visa) + husband's surname) will it be okay to write my married surname on all the forms instead of my maiden surname? That's all I can think for now. Please let me know if I missed any form/s or supporting documents. Thanks in advance!
  3. Yesterday i landed Jfk airport, I went a counter where the lady officer did take my yellow packet.. than open it and stumped on my passport.. than she told me have nice day!.. but she didn't take my fingerprint.. now my question is.. is this normal?? Or will this affect to get greencard??
  4. My boyfriend is a military , he is working in DHS, would be a help for approval my visa k1? We are couple same sex. He had been visit me 3 times this year.
  5. Hello friends, I was wondering if any of you had applied for DHS TRIP, known as a Redress Number? I’ve just came back from my second trip abroad as a PR and for a second time I was sent to the secondary inspection room, where I spent 40 minutes before being let go. Same thing happened to me in January. I have completely no idea why as because I do not have a common name or any affiliations. I asked the officer but he gave me no answer whatsoever. Is there any way to avoid it next time? Any advice would be helpful!
  6. Yeah, you! Either forumn member or visitor. Are you pulling your hair, freaking out because you accidentally put "USCIS" or "US Citizenship and Immigration Service" in your money order that was supposed to be payable/pay to "US Department of Homeland Security"? I got you good news, they do take your money order with no issues with that incorrect name. You can now sit and relax! I can confirm as we accidentally did the same and other members as well. This thread is just to save you the research. HOWEVER, I am NOT encouraging you to file with the incorrect name again either, this is purely to let you know that they will take the MO in case you already did. If you're about to file, take this as a reminder and put the correct name. In our case, we knew this before hand, and read in the instructions many times but still managed to accidentally put the incorrect name.
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