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Old Jul 16th 2005, 5:35 pm
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I have recently married an American guy after coming over here for a holiday (we met in the UK) I came into the US on a VWP I-95a. We had no idea the process to let me stay would be so complicated. I nearly died when I saw how many forms needed to be completed! To cut a long story short we have filled out the forms , sent them a potted biography and more financial information than we ever thought any government would be interested in....
Does anyone have any idea how long it is likely to take in the Washington DC area? Thanks people
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Old Jul 16th 2005, 5:39 pm
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You'd be best asking down here: http://britishexpats.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=35.

They're a couple of lurking neocons down there and the moral majority may well jump on you if you utter one word of criticism of the process and their beloved USCIS, but their advice is generally good.
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Old Jul 16th 2005, 6:08 pm
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Originally Posted by Kate2112
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Does anyone have any idea how long it is likely to take in the Washington DC area? Thanks people

just over a year for green card

https://egov.immigration.gov/cris/js...ectedOffice=80
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Old Jul 16th 2005, 6:16 pm
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Originally Posted by Kate2112
Hi

I have recently married an American guy after coming over here for a holiday (we met in the UK) I came into the US on a VWP I-95a. We had no idea the process to let me stay would be so complicated. I nearly died when I saw how many forms needed to be completed! To cut a long story short we have filled out the forms , sent them a potted biography and more financial information than we ever thought any government would be interested in....
Does anyone have any idea how long it is likely to take in the Washington DC area? Thanks people
My situation is similar to yours. I submitted everything (785, 130 et cetera)at the end of March (before my I-95 ran out) and received my social security card and work card last week. I am sorry this information does not pertain to Washington; however, I hope it is of some assitance.
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Old Jul 16th 2005, 6:20 pm
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My situation is similar to yours. I submitted everything (785, 130 et cetera)at the end of March (before my I-95 ran out) and received my social security card and work card last week. I am sorry this information does not pertain to Washington; however, I hope it is of some assitance.
The I-95? Nasty highway running from Miami to Boston.
 
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The I-95? Nasty highway running from Miami to Boston.
No wonder they are having trouble .. can't even get the first number right...
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Old Jul 16th 2005, 6:29 pm
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No wonder they are having trouble .. can't even get the first number right...
I can see how it could hamper their case with the USCIS.

"Ive filled in this I95, but some bloody cars drove all over it".
 
Old Jul 16th 2005, 6:42 pm
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I can see how it could hamper their case with the USCIS.

"Ive filled in this I95, but some bloody cars drove all over it".
And a visa waiver marraige as well ...more problems...
Whats a 785... its going bad too worse ..hopefully they filed in chicago
and not there local office ..
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And a visa waiver marraige as well ...more problems...
Whats a 785... its going bad too worse ..hopefully they filed in chicago
and not there local office ..
Personally I dont hold out much hope for them. I think their best bet is to rub on some shoe polish, take a swift trip down to New Mexico or Arizona, don a Sombrero and mingle with the local, er, migrant workforce and hope for the best.
 
Old Jul 16th 2005, 7:55 pm
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Originally Posted by ImHere
The I-95? Nasty highway running from Miami to Boston.
and up into maine...
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Old Jul 16th 2005, 8:03 pm
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and up into maine...
Maine...Maine? Hmmmm...no. Is that somewhere near Canada? Do you have blacktopped roads that far north? I thought horse carts worked fine on dirt tracks.
 
Old Jul 16th 2005, 11:37 pm
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Maine...Maine? Hmmmm...no. Is that somewhere near Canada? Do you have blacktopped roads that far north? I thought horse carts worked fine on dirt tracks.
they get a bit sticky now and again but tarred roads...hardly....not in the nipple state.
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They all go through the Chicago lock box, it all depends on what you are waiting for:

AP 3 months

EAD 2 months

AOS will depend on local office, do not know DC timeline but 6 months to two years.

You can also look on www.visajourney.com.
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Originally Posted by ImHere
The I-95? Nasty highway running from Miami to Boston.
USCIS Form I-95 (Crewman's Landing Permit)

Found it here:
http://www.foreignborn.com/visas_imm...ng-arrival.htm

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