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How do I get an new I-551 and passport stamp in NYC?

Old Aug 10th 2004, 4:00 am
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Default How do I get an new I-551 and passport stamp in NYC?

My husband just received his approval letter for the removal of
conditions on
his permanent residency (I-751 appl sent Nov. 2003), which states to
come into the NYC Service office to obtain a new I-551 and passport
endorsement (for travel, which he needs for next week). Now,
apparently, I'm behind the times - we thought this would be the
simple, though predictable, 1/2 day camp-out we have come to expect
from our visits to Federal Plaza. Instead, we found out about the
Infopass system (all the security guards I spoke to today were
disgustingly rude) and returned across the Brooklyn Bridge to have
breakfast at home.

Web site: The choices on the infopass syst did not seem applicable, so
we asked for an appt to speak with an officer. Was that correct? The
appt receipt says to go to rm 310, but the letter says to go to room
8-100. Is this still the case, or has the whole procedure changed
now? Also, will I, the spouse, will be able to go in with him?

Could someone give me a rundown of what to expect for this procedure
these days at 26 Federal Plaza: what he needs to bring (the approval
letter, his passport, 3 visa photos, and old 2-yr green card) and what
he will have to do at the office when he goes in to speak with an
officer? Are there more forms to fill out or fees? Will he get his
passport stamped and returned to him right away? Wait time for new
I-551?

I greatly appreciate your time.

IBerg
 
Old Aug 10th 2004, 4:41 am
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Default Re: How do I get an new I-551 and passport stamp in NYC?

Believe we went to room 310 for the I-551 stamp and processing of the I-89 after approval of removal of conditions back in December. At least I believe it was the third floor as I know it was not the eighth floor.

Bring NEW STYLE photos (check out the USCIS site for the new requirements), passport, approval letter, BC (asked Jim for his and he didn't have it so I had to sign and verify the names of his parents both deceased btw) and green card.

Yes it will be stamped right away and the timeline for the new green card is the same as always one week til the 12th of never.

Be prepared to spend quite a bit of time there. The room was packed when we were there and we only got out quickly because Jim's naturalization interview was that same morning.

Rete


Originally Posted by Iberg
My husband just received his approval letter for the removal of
conditions on
his permanent residency (I-751 appl sent Nov. 2003), which states to
come into the NYC Service office to obtain a new I-551 and passport
endorsement (for travel, which he needs for next week). Now,
apparently, I'm behind the times - we thought this would be the
simple, though predictable, 1/2 day camp-out we have come to expect
from our visits to Federal Plaza. Instead, we found out about the
Infopass system (all the security guards I spoke to today were
disgustingly rude) and returned across the Brooklyn Bridge to have
breakfast at home.

Web site: The choices on the infopass syst did not seem applicable, so
we asked for an appt to speak with an officer. Was that correct? The
appt receipt says to go to rm 310, but the letter says to go to room
8-100. Is this still the case, or has the whole procedure changed
now? Also, will I, the spouse, will be able to go in with him?

Could someone give me a rundown of what to expect for this procedure
these days at 26 Federal Plaza: what he needs to bring (the approval
letter, his passport, 3 visa photos, and old 2-yr green card) and what
he will have to do at the office when he goes in to speak with an
officer? Are there more forms to fill out or fees? Will he get his
passport stamped and returned to him right away? Wait time for new
I-551?

I greatly appreciate your time.

IBerg
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Old Aug 10th 2004, 10:04 am
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Default Re: How do I get an new I-551 and passport stamp in NYC?

Are they still letting others accompany the petioner inside?

-IB

Rete <member167@british_expats.com> wrote in message news:<[email protected] om>...
    > > My husband just received his approval letter for the removal of
    > > conditions on
    > > his permanent residency (I-751 appl sent Nov. 2003), which states to
    > > come into the NYC Service office to obtain a new I-551 and passport
    > > endorsement (for travel, which he needs for next week). Now,
    > > apparently, I'm behind the times - we thought this would be the
    > > simple, though predictable, 1/2 day camp-out we have come to expect
    > > from our visits to Federal Plaza. Instead, we found out about the
    > > Infopass system (all the security guards I spoke to today were
    > > disgustingly rude) and returned across the Brooklyn Bridge to have
    > > breakfast at home.
    > >
    > > Web site: The choices on the infopass syst did not seem applicable, so
    > > we asked for an appt to speak with an officer. Was that correct? The
    > > appt receipt says to go to rm 310, but the letter says to go to room
    > > 8-100. Is this still the case, or has the whole procedure changed
    > > now? Also, will I, the spouse, will be able to go in with him?
    > >
    > > Could someone give me a rundown of what to expect for this procedure
    > > these days at 26 Federal Plaza: what he needs to bring (the approval
    > > letter, his passport, 3 visa photos, and old 2-yr green card) and what
    > > he will have to do at the office when he goes in to speak with an
    > > officer? Are there more forms to fill out or fees? Will he get his
    > > passport stamped and returned to him right away? Wait time for new
    > > I-551?
    > >
    > > I greatly appreciate your time.
    > >
    > > IBerg
    >
    > Believe we went to room 310 for the I-551 stamp and processing of the
    > I-89 after approval of removal of conditions back in December. At least
    > I believe it was the third floor as I know it was not the eighth floor.
    >
    > Bring NEW STYLE photos (check out the USCIS site for the new
    > requirements), passport, approval letter, BC (asked Jim for his and he
    > didn't have it so I had to sign and verify the names of his parents both
    > deceased btw) and green card.
    >
    > Yes it will be stamped right away and the timeline for the new green
    > card is the same as always one week til the 12th of never.
    >
    > Be prepared to spend quite a bit of time there. The room was packed
    > when we were there and we only got out quickly because Jim's
    > naturalization interview was that same morning.
    >
    > Rete
 

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