Discuss HarraPatta's I-485 USCIS Case

I-485 case: Approved in 353 days (298 days less than average)
14 Jan 2008
28 Apr 2008
02 May 2008
07 May 2008
25 Sep 2008
03 Jun 2008
too early to say
16 Apr 2009
16 Apr 2009
24 Apr 2009
30 Jun 2008
07 Jul 2008
63 days
70 days
36 days
353 days
Recieved welcome notice mail on 04/16
30 Nov -0001
24 Apr 2009
Recieved welcome notice mail on 04/16

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Posted by monterey01
17 Apr 2009 #1
Congrats! You are from Nigeria. Did you go to ILS?
Posted by HarraPatta
17 Apr 2009 #2
I am from India and used cross-chargeability as my wife was born in Nigeria. I did not get what is ILS?
Posted by ccgcseeker
17 Apr 2009 #3
did u take any "special" efforts to successfully apply cross-chargeability ?
Posted by Rainman1
17 Apr 2009 #4

Congratulations!!! enjoy your harra patta (GC).

Posted by HarraPatta
17 Apr 2009 #5
Thanks everyone. Infact i did not take any extra steps. My initial application for I485 and I140 was rejected as USCIS did not apply cross chargeability. Then my attorney said she had put remarks on every page of the application and concurrently filed again which was accpeted on 05/2008 and we got EAD and AP in 2-3 months. I was pleasently surprise to see the welcome notice email yesterday and today the Card Production Ordered email. What a relief !!

To all, Just hang-in there.
ps. One thing i noticed(may not be indicative of anything) my wife's application approval email came first and then mine, even though i was the primary applicant.
Posted by crosschrg
17 Apr 2009 #6
Congratulations! Did you see any LUD's on your applications (say, within the last two months)?
Posted by HarraPatta
18 Apr 2009 #7
No. There was no LUD change since the fingerprinting (06/02)

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