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OPT case: Approved in 89 days (-16 days more than average)
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14 Feb 2018
24 month OPT Extension; Raised a SR on phone on 6th feb; Status changed to card is being produced on 7th Feb; Receipt #: YSC1890041***; Card was mailed to me on 9th Feb

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Posted by opttrackste
09 Feb 2018 #1
To which Potomac Service center location was your application sent?
Posted by jaychatterjee
09 Feb 2018 #2
I forwarded my application to a lockbox facility in Dallas. It was then re-routed to a potomac service center (IDK if there are multiple such facilities)
Posted by frisbee
12 Feb 2018 #3
Hi, have you received your card yet?
Posted by jaychatterjee
12 Feb 2018 #4
Not yet. It was mailed to me on 9th Feb
Posted by tipparti
12 Feb 2018 #5
Hi @jaychatterjee,

How did you raise SR thru Phone? I called them but I couldn’t get through to the right department.

Posted by jaychatterjee
12 Feb 2018 #6
I don't remember how I navigated their automated system, but if you listen to options correctly, you will come across an option to talk to a customer representative. I know the option for that is by pressing 0, just not sure in which menu.
Posted by frisbee
14 Feb 2018 #7
Did you receive your card? Mine was mailed yesterday, I'm trying o figure out how long it'll take for me to receive it. Thanks!
Posted by jaychatterjee
14 Feb 2018 #8
Yes I got my EAD card today.
Posted by frisbee
15 Feb 2018 #9
Hi Jay, thanks for all your replies. Did you receive an approval notice also before you received your card?
Posted by frisbee
15 Feb 2018 #10
Today I just received the approval notice but not the card, and it says I’ll get the card separately. I was wondering if that’s normal or should I contact USCIS.
Posted by jaychatterjee
16 Feb 2018 #11
That is normal. Even though I got both the same day, I think it's common for ppl to receive both on separate days. I wouldn't call USCIS

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