I called USCIS and they gave me a service request number and said that within 30 days a decision will be made for rescheduling of interview. I went to local USCIS office just to have a peace of mind. The window where they issue the ticket the officer told me that If i do not appear for interview I will abandon my application as it clearly states on the interview letter that "Failure to appear for this interview and/or failure to bring the below listed items will result in denial" also at the bottom it says underline "You must appear for this interview". I asked the officer if I could talk to someone. He gave me a ticket number and I talked to a diffe a different agent. The agent told me to send a certified letter . I am confused by two different answers from different officer
You should retain an attorney to assist you at this point.
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USCIS's multiple explanations and answers is one of the best reasons you should be working with a lawyer. The interview can be postponed. There is a process to follow to get that done. Problems regularly occur and you are going to struggle greatly without a lawyer.
Traveling outside the country while you have a pending I-485 could constitute abandonment of your application for adjustment of status. You should have consulted with an attorney before scheduling this trip. Moreover, you should not seek to get legal advice from the USCIS customer service officers, as they are not attorneys and are not authorized to dispense legal advice. I agree with my colleague; you need to hire an immigration attorney immediately, before you make any further mistakes that jeopardize your green card application.
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