Case tracker hourly country data tests tracker daily case tracker resources top countries latest news change tracker. Concurrent filing, which was originally put into effect on july 31, 2002 by the u. In certain cases, immigrant petitions and form i485, application to register permanent residence or adjust status can be filed at the same time and this process is known as concurrent filing. Assembling final i and i485 packages adjustment of. I am confused with the process of filing i and i485 for my spouse. Im a little confused most websites say that i have to include an original copy of the i in my i485 application package, but others say. Immediate relatives can continue to file familybased petitions. Checks cashed on uscis received date i uscis received date i485 biometrics notice received fingerprinting biometrics date rfe received.
Sometimes, however, form i can be filed at the same time as an. Concurrent regular no 01292020 37 pending 9 02122020 12. Any advantages to doing premium processing with concurrent. Citizenpath offers two different sample i cover letters.
Military personnel and veterans can now file their form n400, naturalization application, online u. Procedure for concurrent i and i485 filing hi, my parents will be arriving in the u. Concurrent filing of i140 and i485 law office of lani cao. Can i apply for both form i485 and i at the same time. All of the following items checked below for each person who applies for alien relative. You file them all at the same time, in the same envelope. Concurrent filing of immigrant visa petition and form i. In most cases, the immigrant must wait until uscis has approved the form i submission to proceed with the green card application. I had requested my attorney to file both i140 and i485 concurrently. United states department of homeland security uscis p. I havent received the noa 1 yet for any of the petitions.
You may file concurrently if a visa number is immediately available for you. Concurrent filing of immigrant visa petition and adjustment of status application an alien may only file a form i485, application to register permanent residence or adjust status when an. Green card application concurrent i i485 discussion forum and check green card status for those who have filed green card application, concurrent i i485 application and green card status tracker. It is permissible to file the form i140 immigrant petition for alien worker and form i485 application to register. This is known as concurrent filing or onestep adjustment of status. Concurrent filing of i485, i1, i765, i cover letterchecklist, need another set of eyes.
So in a situation where you do concurrent filing, your i485 cannot be approved until you have your i140 approved. Concurrent filing of i and i485 when i485 already filed with i140 before you cant use interfiling across categories, to move from employmentbased to familybased immigration. The third step involves the filing of an i485 adjustment. The sign is clear with the i140 petitions which was filed independently and pending before the concurrent filing regulation came into effect. Hi all, im a bit confused about the option to file the i, i485, i864. I140i485 filing i140 processing type i140 approval date rfe received rfe received date rfe. Yes, your income can actually be used for the affidavit of support strange, but thats how it is, problem being you need to be able to document such income. Filing petition for visa category i beneficiary adjusting status while in u. Concurrent filing is the process of filing both the immigrant petition and form i485 at the same time. The concurrent filing rule for employmentbased cases discussed on this page does not change anything for familybased immigrants. The attorney only seemed to care about our money and was. Please select tracker fb i tracker fb i485 tracker fb nvc tracker eb perm tracker eb i140 tracker eb i485 tracker eb nvc tracker my case add edit case discuss in forum gc calculator. The process of combining both the immigrant petition, form i, and the adjustment of status application, form i485, at the same time is known as concurrent filing.
What to expect at your marriagebased green card interview. The direct filing address differs depending on where the sponsor lives. I spoke to an attorney today who told me this is possible. The second step involves the filing of an i140 immigrant visa petition with the united states citizenship and immigration service uscis.
The concurrent filing of form i485 for adjustment of status with form i140 petition. Uscis centralizes filing of form i published may 16, 2011. The petition for alien relative, form i, and the application to register permanent residence, form i485, may be filed concurrently if you are already in the u. I485 concurrent application adjustment of status, form. Citizenship and immigration services uscis, allows an alien to file a uscis form i485, adjustment of status. While it would be unwise to make plans that rely on receiving the ead andor ap rapidly, at this time, they are often in hand within 60 days of filing, and sometimes even earlier.
If you apply for a green card while in another country and you have to go through consular processing, you will not be able to file the forms at the same time. Petition for alien relative green card, fileright for. Hi, i have a question regarding concurrent filing my i140 and i485 applications. Concurrent filing of i and i485 immigration forums.
Concurrent filing, which became permissible under an interim rule announced on july 31, 2002, allows persons applying for permanent residence to submit the form i485, application to register. The filing was rejected because i put a foreign address in i485. I know i should stop right here and trust her, but im looking for actual proof that this is possible in my situation. I140 i485 filing i140 processing type i140 approval date rfe received rfe received date rfe reason. Uscis concurrent filing of i140 and i485 attorneys in. Citizenship and immigration services today announced that u.
Who files i485me vs my spouse and who files i me vs. Form i, petition for alien relative, is an immigration form that allows citizens and lawful permanent residents of the united states to establish a relationship to alien relatives who wish to emigrate to the. I485 form online adjustment of status to get green card. Concurrent filing is the process of filing an immigrant petition at the same time as form i485, application to register permanent residence or adjust status, where an immigrant visa number is currently. Sponsor my immigrant relative for a green card, file form. Concurrent filing of form i485 is when an immigrant petition and the adjustment application application for a green card, form i485, application to register permanent residence or adjust status are filed at the same time and mailed together with all the required filing fees and supporting documentation to the same filing location. Concurrent filing of form i485 is when an immigrant petition and the adjustment application application for a green card, form i485, application to register permanent residence or. Citizenpaths doityourself software was created by immigration attorneys as a costeffective way to help you correctly prepare and file immigration applications. So if you think in your case you do not foresee any issues with pd or. I filed i and i485 concurrently for my parents who are currently in the us on a b2. There is an example for spousebased i petitions and another example for all other types of petitions. Concurrent filing allows the filing of i 485 before i is approved, if a visa number is immediately available, in the way that availability is determined for i 485 purposes.
I f3 category and i485 concurrent filing, now what. I continue to vote in the us, have transferred funds to my us bank accounts, hold a canadian visa that will expire in 2017, and my parents have written an. Can i file an i even though i am living outside the us. S application filed checks cashed on uscis received date i uscis received date i485 biometrics notice. I filed i and i485 concurrently for my parents who are. When an i can be filed at the same time as a green. Filing petition for visa category relative adjusting status while in u.1554 692 1545 763 807 933 329 1166 1557 926 492 990 759 1089 1269 849 1386 1051 643 924 1410 473 990 250 1419 600 276 397 209 1252 1057 1042 1459 1148 415 921 128 220