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    Citizenship Interview - 2nd time

    I applied for citizenship 3 years ago, and had an interview on 3/24/21, interview went fairly ok, I passed the tests, and answered other questions, but the IO told me that they need time and will write to me. After 120 days of first interview, they sent notice for 2nd interview on 8/17/21. May...
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    Name on GC is different from Passport

    In India, the passport office made a mistake in writing my name years ago, and I continued with that name for long, and received GC with that name. After applying for Citizenship, in the hope that I may get my citizenship soon, I got my name corrected from a local court. While waiting for...
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    H1b Transfer while outside of USA

    My friend worked in USA for some time on H1b, and has an approved i140. During the pandemic, his employer sent him to India and asked him to work remotely, and they removed him from US payroll and put him on India payroll. As of now, he has approved H1b petition until 2022, but NO visa...
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    employment based GC consular processing & Affidavit of Support

    My friend worked in US on H1b some time ago, later moved to India after i140 approval. He wants to apply for GC consular processing, his employer agreed to support. When he sought legal advice on how to proceed, one attroney said its better to submit affidavit of support from family members in...
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    Interview was scheduled, then descheduled, no update after

    My interview was scheduled by San Francisco office in July'19. Couple days before interview they de-scheduled it. Did not hear any after that. Submitted “outside normal processing time” service requests 2 times, first time received reply as 'we are reviewing your case'. Second time as 'your...
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    Address Change

    I submitted address change request (online) for i485s of my family members on 7/19. I received an email within 3 days and a letter yesterday regarding address change confirmation for my child. No email/letter about our applications. What should I do now? wait for some more time? or .... ...
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    Change of Address

    I filed 485 in 2007, and using my friend's address as mailing address. 2 weeks back my friend moved to new home. I didn't move. How to notify USCIS regarding the change of mailing address only? I checked online address change site, I don't see any specific columns for changing mailing address...
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    i485 EB inventory

    any idea when uscis will publish the updated 485 inventory? the following link shows lot more than they published in Aug09. http://dashboard.uscis.gov/index.cfm?formtype=9&office=4&charttype=2 Pre-adjudicated: ~214,000 Pending: ~190,000 Awaiting customer actions: ~44,000
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    Lost Passport and AP in India, How to come back?

    My friend lost his bags while traveling within India, lost Passport and AP too. He is working on EAD and using AP for travel. He can get a duplicate passport within 2 to 3 weeks, but how to come back?
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    EAD online renewal

    EAD, AP online renewal I applied online for EAD renewal on 6/26, and on 7/20 online status shows that EAD card will be mailed within 30 days. Till date I didn't get any notice for finger prints and photo. Is INS using the old photos and FPs for renewing EADs? Is the online status correct?
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    AP and EAD renewals

    I filed i485 with old fee in Jun'07, and paying about $650 each year per person for AP and EAD renewals. As it may take long time to get GC, Is there any way to get into new fee structure and have AP and EADs FREE until getting GC? I mean pay $1000 once now, and avoid $650 each year. Is it...
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    Traveling on H4 while 485 pending ... no valid AP

    My wife's H4 is expiring in July'09, ofcourse my H1 too. Filed 485 in 2007 and she doesn't have a valid AP now. Can she travel in April/May and return before H4 expiry? Thanks in advance
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    US Citizen marrying Indian, how to bring spouse to US?

    Hi, My friend, an US citizen marying an Indian citizen. How to bring the spouse to US? Can he apply for K1? if K1 is granted does he need to marry again in US? Can he apply GC for spouse in India? and how long it may take to get it? Thanks in advance.
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    US Citizen marrying Indian, how to bring spouse to US?

    Hi, My friend, an US citizen marying an Indian citizen. How to bring the spouse to US? Can he apply for K1? if K1 is granted does he need to marry again in US? Can he apply GC for spouse in India? and how long it may take to get it? Thanks in advance.
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    e-filed EAD renewal receipt starting MSCxxxx

    Hi, Any body got e-filed EAD receipt number starting with MSC.....? Further they asked to mail the supporting documentation to "National Benefit Center, Lee's Summit, MO 64064". Did any body got this address to mail the supporting documents? I answered for the question of "basis of...
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    2nd 140 ... to continue or withdraw?

    My previous employer got 140 approved with PD of 2002 and filed 485 in 2007. The current employer got the labor approved with PD of 2007 and filed 140 in Jan'08, which is still in process. Now I heard from my friends that some times USCIS links our 485 with the latest 140 (PD 2007) instead...
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    If we move from CA to TX, who will process the 485, NSC or TSC ?

    Hi I am working for a company B in California for last 2.5 years. As a future employee, the previous company A (Virginia) got 140 approved through TSC, and during the 2007 fiasco filed the 485 at NSC, being a CA resident. category: EB3, 2002 Now I am planning to move to Texas within...
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    SSN for Kids based on 485 receipt

    Can we apply for SSN for kids based 485 receipt ?
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    i485 question - chargeble country

    Hi, I am India born, migrated to Canada and became a citizen. Now I came to US on H1b, and just applied for labor. Being a Canada citizen can I apply for i485 (along with i140) once my labor is approved? or I need to wait until India's dates become current? It is current citizenship or...
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    Can I apply for multiple i140s ?

    I got an i140 approved through previous employer and applied 485 based on it, while I was with new employer. Now the new employer wants me to apply for i140. Will the new i140 process create any issue with the already approved one? I didn't tell the current employer that I applied for i485...
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