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  1. Hello everyone! I am J1 physician, finishing medical residency in June 2019, after that J1 status via ECFMG expires (+30 day grace period) I am transitioning to Fellowship, so should get J1 extension for another year. Currently applying for J1 Hardship Waiver through US citizen spouse, Sent in my waiver packed around September/October 2018 USCIS received documents on November 9 and sent me the receipt with receipt number DOS received documents on November 23. No updates since then. California Service center states processing time 12-18 months for applications received in August 2017. When I go to USCIS website to check the case status, they say that receipt number does not exist. Calling USCIS - they assure me that the case is pending, but it takes a long time to even update their website. You, veterans of VJ, please untangle my confusion and shed some light on the situation, where am I currently at and how long till I hear anything else from USCIS/DOS Thank you so much!
  2. Catherine2019

    J1 Hardship

    Hi everyone, anyone applied for the I-612, hardship? The receipt date is 10/27/2018 and I still can find nothing on the USCIS website. Anyone has good news about the hardship? Thank you.
  3. Hello, See below my J1 waiver based on hardship application timeline. The length was almost exactly a year. Background of our case: 2009 :J-1 visa obtained with US funds for a 2 month program 2010: Came to the US for grad school with a F-1 visa 2014 - 2017: Used OPT and OPT STEM extension to work 2016: South American and American Citizen marry Late 2016: With the help of a team of experienced lawyers in J1 waivers we applied to the hardship waiver based on: medical and psychological hardship, career disruption, economic disruption, and severe political and social conditions in the home country Couple has no kids I know how hard and painful this process is. But believe it or not one day it will be over! I can't believe I no longer have to check the j1waiver website everyday. I promise myself that once our case was finalized and I would share our case with other J1 waiver fellows. Wish you the best, stay positive, stay busy! Office Item Action Date USCIS Form I-612 Received October 19 2016 DOS Fee Received November 02 2016 DOS Form DS-3035 Received November 02 2016 DOS Form DS-2019 Received November 02 2016 DOS Passport Data Page Received November 02 2016 DOS Form G-28 Received November 02 2016 DOS Statement of Reason Received November 02 2016 USCIS Non-USCIS advisory opinion for Form I-612 Requested March 31 2017 DOS Form I-612 Received April 04 2017 DOS Form I-613 Received April 04 2017 DOS Request for Sponsor Views Sent April 05 2017 DOS Sponsor Views Received September 11 2017 DOS Recommendation Sent October 10 2017 USCIS Approval October 17 2017
  4. We filed my fiance's I-601 in Oct, 2017. I know it's going to be a long time before it's processed and we even hear if we need an RFE. We need to send in additional paperwork. We already know that it's going to be asked for eventually. What address would we use? The Phoenix Lockbox that we sent the original application into? The address on the bottom of our Receipt? Do we have to just wait for the RFE? It seems better to send it now and avoid the whole RFE addition of time to the process so we'd rather not wait on the RFE if possible.
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