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  • thereyet44
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    I-130 processing times (Boston + NBC-Missouri)


    We filed our concurrent I-130/I-485/I-765 on July 21, 2004 at Boston.
    Recieved NOA on all three from NBC-Missouri with a date of July 28,
    2004. I am a US Citizen and am hoping that since there is no limit on
    visa numbers for spouses of citizens that this will not take *too long*.


    A check on the NBC processing dates shows they are currently on Nov.
    2001, which seems horrible. This was confirmed to me on the phone on
    the national customer service 1-800 number.

    Is there anyone that has
    seen better processing times with the NBC of late?

    Also, there is a
    link on the uscis.gov web site about "Notice To Customers With a Pending
    I-130 Petition" (]http://uscis.gov/graphics/publicaffairs/newsrels/-
    I_130_07_01_04.pdf[/url]), there is a statement that says - "If you are
    a US Citizen..... USCIS will adjudicate your Form I-130 prior to visa
    availability (or within six months if a visa is immediately available
    upon filing)."

    Thanks


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  • Hypertweeky
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    Originally posted by thereyet44
    I wonder if the
    following is pertinent to this situation where the I-485 will be
    adjudicated @ Boston but the I-130 will (probably) be processed @ the
    NBC. In this case, the I-130 does end up getting adjudicated together
    with the I-485 at the local office. Can anyone confirm?http://murthy.com/news/n_match.htmlThat's
    how it works!!, It is correct thereyet44
    Good Luck!!


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  • thereyet44
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    Originally posted by thereyet44
    Thanks - but the Boston
    office does not list a I-130 processing date ;-( . It only lists I-485
    processing date.
    ]https://egov.immigration.gov/cris/jsps/of-
    ficeProcesstimes.jsp?selectedOffice=10[/url]

    I wonder if the
    following is pertinent to this situation where the I-485 will be
    adjudicated @ Boston but the I-130 will (probably) be processed @ the
    NBC. In this case, the I-130 does end up getting adjudicated together
    with the I-485 at the local office. Can anyone confirm?


    http://murthy.com/news/n_match.html


    The pertinent section
    from this post states:

    "The Yates Match Memo advises local USCIS
    offices and the National Benefits Center to request the pending I-130
    petition from the Service Center whenever the local District Office
    receives any I-485 based on that I-130 petition filing. The Service
    Centers must locate and send the petition to the requesting local
    District Office via FedEx within 15 days of receiving any such request.
    The Service Center is not required to adjudicate the case within the 15
    days, so most I-130s will likely remain unadjudicated when they arrive
    at the local offices. A final decision on both forms would then be
    reached in most cases on the date of the interview at the local USCIS
    District Office. "


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  • thereyet44
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    Originally posted by Hypertweeky
    They don't have one
    for I-485 because they DO NOT adjudicate them. It is your local office
    responsability, when looking at the processing times.. you must look the
    ones at your local office
    Same thing with the I-130's

    Thanks - but the Boston office does not list a I-130 processing date
    ;-( . It only lists I-485 processing date.


    ]https://egov.immigr-
    ation.gov/cris/jsps/officeProcesstimes.jsp?selectedOffice=10[/url]


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  • Hypertweeky
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    Originally posted by thereyet44
    Thanks for the
    response. If NBC does not process I-130/I-485 then is there a reason
    why they have I-130 processing dates status on their web page? They
    don't have one for I-485's.https://egov.immigration.gov/cris/js...cesstimes.jsp?
    Thanks again.

    They don't have one for I-485 because they
    DO NOT adjudicate them. It is your local office responsability, when
    looking at the processing times.. you must look the ones at your local
    office
    Same thing with the I-130's


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  • thereyet44
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    Originally posted by Rete
    For the Record, at least 1/2
    of us are US citizens. And there is no limit on visa numbers for
    spouses of US citizens. Why would you think there was.
    As for
    taking too long, why is that a problem? It could take four years and
    still your spouse will be living with you and working and enjoying
    married life. Unlike those people who are only PR's and have to live
    with a visa quota system and go to bed alone each night for 5 to 7
    years.
    Rete
    I think I mentioned that there is no limit
    for spouses of US citizens - sorry if I was unclear.

    My main question
    was about the processing date of Nov 2001 for I-130's for the NBC -
    which is bizzare/horrible/bad - and I hope it is not true.


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  • thereyet44
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    Originally posted by Rete
    NBC is not processing your
    I-130/I-485. They only do the initial footwork, i.e. sending you NOA,
    notification to go for biometrics, etc. When Boston is ready to
    adjudicate your case they will get the file back from the NBC and you
    will be notified of your appointment. Boston historically takes about 6
    to 8 months.
    Rete
    Thanks for the response. If NBC
    does not process I-130/I-485 then is there a reason why they have I-130
    processing dates status on their web page? They don't have one for I-
    485's.


    https://egov.immigration.gov/cris/js...cesstimes.jsp?


    Thanks again.


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  • Rete
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    I-130 processing times (Boston + NBC-Missouri)


    Originally posted by thereyet44
    We filed our concurrent
    I-130/I-485/I-765 on July 21, 2004 at Boston. Recieved NOA on all three
    from NBC-Missouri with a date of July 28, 2004. I am a US Citizen and
    am hoping that since there is no limit on visa numbers for spouses of
    citizens that this will not take *too long*.

    For the Record, at
    least 1/2 of us are US citizens. And there is no limit on visa numbers
    for spouses of US citizens. Why would you think there was.

    As for
    taking too long, why is that a problem? It could take four years and
    still your spouse will be living with you and working and enjoying
    married life. Unlike those people who are only PR's and have to live
    with a visa quota system and go to bed alone each night for 5 to 7
    years.

    Rete


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  • Rete
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    I-130 processing times (Boston + NBC-Missouri)


    NBC is not processing your I-130/I-485. They only do the initial
    footwork, i.e. sending you NOA, notification to go for biometrics,
    etc. When Boston is ready to adjudicate your case they will get the
    file back from the NBC and you will be notified of your appointment.
    Boston historically takes about 6 to 8 months.

    Rete



    Originally posted by thereyet44
    We filed our
    concurrent I-130/I-485/I-765 on July 21, 2004 at Boston. Recieved NOA
    on all three from NBC-Missouri with a date of July 28, 2004. I am a
    US Citizen and am hoping that since there is no limit on visa numbers
    for spouses of citizens that this will not take *too long*.
    A
    check on the NBC processing dates shows they are currently on Nov.
    2001, which seems horrible. This was confirmed to me on the phone on
    the national customer service 1-800 number.
    Is there anyone that
    has seen better processing times with the NBC of late?
    Also,
    there is a link on the uscis.gov web site about "Notice To Customers
    With a Pending I-130 Petition" (]http://uscis.gov/graphics/public-
    affairs/newsrels/I_130_07_01_04.pdf[/url]), there is a statement that
    says - "If you are a US Citizen..... USCIS will adjudicate your Form
    I-130 prior to visa availability (or within six months if a visa is
    immediately available upon filing)."Thanks


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