Discuss swadesh78's I-485 USCIS Case

I-485 case: Approved in 442 days (205 days less than average)
04 Aug 2012
17 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
08 Aug 2017
07 Dec 2017
11 Jan 2018
not sure
02 Jan 2019
02 Jan 2019
09 Jan 2019
26 Mar 2018
26 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018
160 days
160 days
51 days
442 days
Dependent got interview notice 5/2, primary waiting for interview.
30 Oct 2018
06 Nov 2018
12 Dec 2018
21 Oct 2017
09 Jan 2019
Dependent got interview notice 5/2, primary waiting for interview.

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Posted by bhau
30 Nov 2017 #1
I am on very similar timeline of i485 (category EB1A)...I sent application on Oct 20 and USCIS notice date is OCT 31...my biomterics appointment is also on December 7, 2017...I am able to track cases for EAD and AP but not of i485
Posted by swadesh78
12 Jan 2018 #2
Case Was Transferred And A New Office Has Jurisdiction - 1/11/18
Posted by tinygreycells
15 Jan 2018 #3
Are you still waiting on your EAD/AP? Interesting to see that your case was transferred to the local office, but you haven't yet received your EAD. Is this normal? I am 6 weeks behind you, my notice date is 12/05/17.
Posted by bhau
15 Jan 2018 #4
Glad that there i some movement in NBC for the cases filed in October..I have not heard anything yet....very worried, my H-1 expiring on 31 March and planning to not extend it.....praying to get EAD before March 31 but NBC i svery very slow, saw some cases from July who have not received EAD yet..
Posted by arvindganesan
15 Jan 2018 #5
I am in the same boat as you folks with very similar timeline. Filed I485 Eb1A with receipt date of Oct 13 2017, notice date of Oct 25th 2017, FP on Nov 20, 2017. On Jan 11th, I got the same notice that my case has been transferred and a new office has jurisdiction. I am not able to track my AP, EAD cases and get an error message when I enter my receipt numbers. Any idea what is going on?
Posted by bhau
15 Jan 2018 #6
Arvind, I am really happy to see that NBC is working on EB1A cases...because with EB1C and EB2, people from July application are waiting for any updates (transfer or EAD approval)...I really need EAD before March, I hope we get it soon
Posted by bhau
15 Jan 2018 #7
But your priority dates were in 2012 and 2014.....maybe that's why your case was picked up earlier...lets see what happens
Posted by permgcs
17 Jan 2018 #8
you 485 case timeline and progress is similar to mine :)
Posted by permgcs
09 Feb 2018 #9
are you able to track your EAD/AP online? I am not, still waiting to get EAD/AP , still waiting for Interview notice
Posted by phantea
20 Feb 2018 #10
do we get two physical notices one for "Case Transferred To Another Office" and one physical notice mail for "Case Was Transferred And A New Office Has Jurisdiction"?
Posted by pretwait
08 Mar 2018 #11
Did you happen to get your Interview notice yet?
Posted by swadesh78
05 Apr 2018 #12
My dependent got interview notice today, interview date May 2nd. I don’t receive the notice yet.
Posted by permgcs
10 May 2018 #13
did you get interview notice?
Posted by pretwait
19 Jun 2018 #14
Hi- Did you get any update yet for your interview? Very similar timeline, still waiting...
Good luck.
Posted by Dario
11 Jan 2019 #15
Hi Swadesh,
I need some info on San Diego field office interview. I already got my GC but my spouse is waiting and her interview is scheduled at end of January in the San Diego office.
As a primary applicant, I received my GC in EB1 category but my 485 was filed before May2017, so i did not have to go through interview, but my wife's 485 was applied after may 2017 so the inevitable interview.
Can you tell me what did they ask you and if you had dependents, what did they ask them? was it intimidating or more relaxed? and any tidbits on how to prepare.
In the interview letter, they asked me to be present and I am assuming the general questions will be about the legitimacy of our marriage, but I am not sure so trying to find as much info as possible
please let me know
Posted by swadesh78
11 Jan 2019 #16
Hi Dario,

There are going ask you the following question more or less:

1. Spouse date of birth certificate.
2. Your Marriage certificate.
3. Marriage photos.
4. Where you and your spouse meet.
5. If you have kids, take their birth certificates.
6. Where your spouse staying, documents showing you and your wife name together, like House Deed, Bank document, lease document,.
7. Last all her Visa approvals and latest I-94.

Thats all i can think off...

Good Luck Dario...
Posted by Dario
11 Jan 2019 #17
Thank you Swadesh for the info
will reach out to you if i have more questions

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