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  1. Hello, My husband got his AoS approved and we got his conditional green card in the mail since December 11, 2018. We went to go get his driver's license today and he took and passed the tests but they denied him the license because they said he wasn't in the system!? He already has his EAD, his passport is fine, he has his green card, social security number (they won't send is the dang physical card which maybe this is a part of?) And the woman told is Homeland Security says his status is not updated. I was so pissed because they told us that we need to go back to USCIS which for us is 3 hrs away and we have to rent a car and its a big hassle. I don't understand what us going to an infopass is going to accomplish because it seems like something internal on THEIR end needs to be fixed. Is there someone else we can contact? I tried looking into the SAVE thing, but I don't quite understand it. They won't even tell us what we need to bring to the infopass, we have a giant folder of documents, but I'm just so confused. We are in Florida. 😡🤬 Thank you!
  2. Hi everyone, i received a letter from USCIS after my greencard interview,it requested me to either submit a i601 OR provide the evidence that i failed to depart the US for the reasons that's beyond my control. (the letter said it appears that i am inadmissible to the US under INA212(a)(6)(c)(i) for fraud or misrepresentation.) background: got married on Sep 2017 (we were in a relationship for more than an year) entered the US on Dec 2017 with ESTA i was planning on staying just a month, but my father in law got badly injured 10 days before i arrived, and my husband's grandma passed away 3 days after my arrival. my husband was the only person that makes money after his dad was injured, and he was upset and under stress so i decided to stay here for him and his family. my question is 1. Do i submit a 601 or provide the evidence that i failed to depart for the reasons that's beyond my control? 2.i have an infopass appointment next week, what can i ask to help with the situation? 3.if i chose to provide the evidence and my 485 gets denied, do i need to leave the US straight away? 4.if i apply for CR1 when i return to my country, does the previous denial record affect my future application? any suggestion is welcomed, thank you.
  3. Hi, I just received an interview notice for my 2 years Green card that will be occurred in January, 2019. Please share your experiences and advises for me on the interview, it would be very appreciate I will list below the list of what I bring to the interview day, please comment if I'm missing anything, and what should I fulfill to my package. I live in Virginia, VA, get married to a US citizenship, my husband born in US. I was under OPT of F1- student visa and my OPT expired 07/12/2018. Here is my brief timeline on the process 05/20/18: Getting Married I did not celebrate my wedding party yet because i wait for the green card to go back to my country so my parents can attend my wedding. Only married at court with my husband family. 06/20/18: Submit my package to USCIS 07/24/2018: Biometrics done 08/16/2018: my expedite working permit request approved because I have job offer. I have working permit and go to work on September. 12/12/2018: Interview is scheduled 01/16/2018: Interview day Here is what I prepared to bring to the interview: Passport, driver license, birthcertificate, ssn for both of us Marriage license My Medical form I-693 Letter schedule interview from USCIS Tax return for previous 3 years 2015, 2016, 2017 of my husband. 3 pay subs before interview of my husband Bank statement showing our saving ( both are currently working and both deposit money into the account) A car Registration showing both of us ownership. Car Insurance (showing both name) credit card statement (showing both name) Life insurance (we both buy it and put each other name as beneficiaries) 401k beneficiaries information for both ( I and Him both have) Front page at personal info at Work's profile.. my husband is my emergency contact Airplane tickets to other states of US (5 trips together so far) Lots of pictures together ( pictures with friends, family, pictures that we are going on trips with friends and family) Moviepass membership for two in one year (sign up same time) One month (AUG18) we are in the same health insurance (since I got a job, i choose to split out from him to go with my company insurance because of it its more cheaper than go with him) ONE Affidavit of friend who verify the authenticity of our relationship (did not submit that in the package) Outline of our relationship (did not submit that We DO NOT have: Utility bills - because we still live with his parents, and his parents are paying bills House rent/ mortgage: same reason above Wedding ceremony & pictures on the wedding day: my parents can not come to US so we are waiting to go back to my country, and we are saving money to buy house. Because we do not have a wedding together, that is not normal to all the couple who apply for adjustment of status and that makes me very worry. Please drop some comments to give me advise . Also, advise me on what will they ask on the interview because we are very worry for the upcoming interview. Thank you and I really appreciate it Jacklyn.
  4. San Francisco Office seems to be one of the slowest offices and AOS is taking 17 - 35 months! The worse impacted are 2017 filers due to the system glitch where SF was scheduling 2018 ahead of 2017 filers. Lo behold they have not caught up yet and maybe are inefficient as well since last update was Aug, 7 2017 filer who got an interview update. Will be good for SF filers to gather here and share updates when there is movement on the case so can keep track of what month is SF office working on. Wish everyone still waiting good luck
  5. Got the news of approval today, 7 days after our Status adjustment interview. Will answer any questions to try and help.
  6. Hi everyone, me and my husband had our AOS interview today and the officer handed us a paper that our case was held for review. She explained how a conditionional green card works and said to give it two weeks to get a decision but also mentioned i should check the case status tonight for an update. She mentioned security checks. Do you think our case will be approved? The interview went well in my opinion but that paper kind of worries me though.
  7. hello there! I am a US citizen and applied for my husbands green card via the I-13o offshore. since then, we are both going to live in Brazil for a while while we wait for his greencard and interview. I am curious if anybody knows if I, the US citizen and petitioner, needs to be at his interview with him? I may need to go back to the states prior to the date they will give him. I think he can go alone but just trying to gain proper information. thank you.
  8. Hi all, I have been struggling to find the answer to my question and was hoping someone may know the answer. I understand that a (valid) I-551 stamp in an expired passport, when presented along with a valid passport, is deemed acceptable for entry back into the US. However, my passport has been declared damaged (however, the page with the I-551 stamp, as well as the page with my information, are both completely intact). I am currently outwith the US so getting another stamp is not a possibility. Will I be ok to present my damaged passport (with the intact stamp) as proof of residency (I would really like to avoid the hassle of filing for a form I-131A) when I return to the US? I know you are definitely supposed to file form I-131A if the greencard/I-551 is damaged, but technically my I-551 itself is intact, it is just the document to which it is affixed that is damaged. Thank you very much in advance for all help!
  9. Hi everyone me and my husband had our interview yesterday we didn’t get approved on the spot but the officer said to start checking the status online starting last night. My status still says interview scheduled so i called their cs number and the representative told me my case was approved yesterday around the same time we had our interview. My question is has this happened to anyone else? The io gave us a letter the case was still under review yet we were approved at the same time(thats what the rep told me).
  10. Sorry if this has been asked and answered before. My wife (US Citizen) and I are not 100% sure on how to file her tax in 2019. I have been here since June 20th this year. I am still awaiting my EAD. I applied for my SSN at the same time. I have my AOS interview scheduled for the 13th of December but I doubt I'll have my greencard, EAD or SSN before the end of the tax year. I realise we have to file as married. Is it better to file separately or joint? If we file jointly will the earnings I had in the UK before moving be taxed again? Any advice would be much appreciated. Sandy
  11. Hi. My temporary green card was expired on AUG 2018 and I went to a local USCIS office to get a stamp and got 1 year additional. ( My previous Green card was taken by an officer). A few days later, I got a letter from the USCIS that extends 1year and half of extension of my conditional resident which has to be along with my previous green card. But the issues are, 1. I don't have the previous green card that can have 1year and half extended time( the stamp on my passport will be expired 8 months earlier than the letter approved) 2. I also got a letter from USCIS that requires additional documents which evidence good faith of my marriage. My question is 1. How I can use the allowed 1year and half extended time without a previous green card? 2. Can I get another stamp on my passport if I can't get a permanent resident card within expired date on my stamp which is July 2019.( I just submitted additional documents) Please help
  12. Hi everyone, has anyone ever rescheduled their Greencard interview? What are your experiences? I booked flights to go home to see my family because both my grandmothers are not doing that well (one is 93 years old so not surprising) and of course my AOS from a K1 interview got scheduled a day after I leave. I know I should've anticipated it but I was hoping since none of the people who filed in January with the field office San Diego had their appointments yet, that I wouldn't be getting one anytime soon either (especially cause I had an RFIE in April). Please help!
  13. Hello, my marriage-based green card interview got scheduled so I am asking these questions.. I am currently moving a lot because of job issues, which means I do not have a stable mailing address for USCIS. Here are the questions.. (1) Can you guys tell me if USCIS sends green card to your mailing address or physical address? If they send it to mailing, I am going to change it to my parents' house or friend's house so that I won't miss it. (2) Have you guys used usps holding mail service and it works for USCIS? If so, I might use it. (3) Is it okay to have mailing address and physical address in different cities? For example, Mailing address in New York but Physical address in Texas or something. Thank you will be waiting for your response!!!
  14. Hey all! So my conditional GC expired 3/28/2019. I am sending off my I751 in January. Filing from AZ. The house we are in now in AZ and in both our names is SELLING 01/03/2019. My husband is going to a different state for a short term work contract, and I am living with a friend temporarily in AZ.. I don't know what to put as physical address? IF i put that my husband is in a different state will that raise serious questions? Or can I put my new AZ address as both of ours? HELP PLEASE!
  15. Hello, I'm wondering if there's something with good impact that I am missing. We frontloaded with a lot such as photo album, social media print outs, receipts and bills for the wedding. We also will bring: - joint insurance cards: health & car - joint bank account statements - post wedding photos - joint tax return - joint purchase of car receipt + title - other joint bills Any other ideas? I wasn't able to put my spouse on the house title, the bank didn't allow it because of the mortgage. I could see if I could add her to my other car title but it's not fully paid off so I'm thinking no.
  16. If this is in the wrong thread I apologize. I have been married to a US citizen for 2 years now (I am South African). We have been waiting for our interview for going on 22 months. My initial EAD expired and I applied for an extension through my attorneys in April, before my EAD expired to be proactive. After 7 months my new EAD has still not arrived. Now the US government is claiming I left the US on the 14th of September which is completely false. They asked for an RFE, the only proof I had was an UberEats receipt for that date, showing the delivery address as our residence. I googled this and found very little info other than people suggesting to look at my i94 travel history. When going on the website, my i94 is there but when clicking on my travel history it says "no record found for traveler". Does anyone know what this means? I have done everything that has been asked of me, now I havent had my interview, I am unable to work because my 180 extension period for my EAD is over and the US government claims I have left the US when I didnt and my Travel History seems to have disappeared? Should I be worried? What can I expect going forward? Our attorneys have expedited my case and told me they have "never seen such unprecedented and egregious claims" before. My wife and I are extremely stressed out at this point and I feel like I'm constantly swimming against the stream and trying to keep my head above water. Anyone with any advice or knowledge about what is happening to me, please inform me. Sincerely, Andre
  17. Hey, Have just submitted all our paperwork online on CEAC tonight. Just curious about how long till we hear back and whats next? Will I receive a letter with interview and Medical or via email?
  18. So my husband and I went to the interview this morning and we had our son with us and a translator in the room as well. The whole interview was around 30 minutes. They got our marriage certificate, birth certificate for our son, rental agreement for our apartment, photos of our little wedding, And after the whole thing was over with the lady said she’s not making a decision now but we’ll hear from them within 90 days. If anyone has anything new to share please let me know!
  19. So 2 hours before I'm due to have my AOS interview I've gotten a phone call from a USCIS officer (I assume he works at the San Antonio office) advising the office has had to close today due to an emergency and that my interview will be rescheduled. Does anybody have experience with this and can let me know how far out the new interview would be? I will be extremely annoyed if we have to wait another month for an interview.
  20. I am an Indian citizen. My parents are permanent residents in the US. They are sponsoring me and have applied for a green card on my behalf. I am planning on visiting a friend in Iran on a tourist visa. But I am worried that having an Iranian visa on my passport may affect my Green Card processing or even my entry into the US on a tourist visa. Am I being paranoid or can both of these actually happen? Can someone please advice me on this. Thank you!
  21. Hello everyone, I currently have a pending asylum application and have an EAD (employment authorization card) that I got thru the asylum application I filed. Now, I’m getting married next month. My questions are: -Do I need to re-apply for a new EAD since the one that I got now ia for my asylum application? -Will it be hard to go through the green card interview because of the pending asylum application? The relationship is real and me and my fiance decided to get married and live together since we’ve been long distance for more than 2 years now. Thank you for your help. Regards, Asian Traveller
  22. Hi. I’m a permanent resident holding a ten year greencard. I recently got divorced and I petitioned for my name change which was approved and mentioned on the divorce decree. I already had my ssn, driver’s license, bank accounts, etc changed back to my maiden name except my greencard. I am eligible for citizenship on February 2019 since I will meet the 5year rule by May 2019. Should I change my greencard name now using form I-90 and pay almost $500 or should I just wait until I apply fof citizenship next year? Would there be any issues if I wait until I apply for naturalization? Please help.
  23. Hi All, Does anyone know if USCIS sends the green card by UPS or normal post? It says my card was sent on 11th Oct and still haven't received it yet.
  24. Hi, I'm a 10 year green card holder and recently divorce. I also have a court order of name change after divorce since I wanted to use my maiden name again. My question is do I need to change my name in my green card now or can I just wait until my naturalization? I also wanted to save some money since I know filing for i-90 will cost a lot. Hope I get some answer, advice and help. Thank you!
  25. We have ben together for almost 2 years now but not living together 100% of the time. How bad can that affect the chance of getting her a green card ?