How do I update USCIS if I've moved during a pending family-based adjustment of status?

Asked about 2 years ago - Sherman Oaks, CA

My wife is in the states legally on an OPT extension to her student visa. I am a U.S. citizen and late last year we filed an adjustment of status packet for my wife. We just moved within the state. I understand that I have to file an "I-865 change of address for a sponsor," and that my wife has to submit an AR-11 for her OPT and that we both have to update our address online for the pending case. My questions are:

Does she also have to submit a separate AR-11 for the pending I-485?
Do I (as a US Citizen) have to submit an AR-11 for the pending I-130?
Is there any other action we need to take to update USCIS of our change of address?

Thanks.

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  1. Tripti Sharad Sharma

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    Answered . Write a separate letter for each application pending with the USCIS. Also file AR-11 towards alien change of address.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more
  2. Lynne Rogers Feldman

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    Answered . Look at the AR-11 carefully for your wife and you will see at the end is a step 2 etc. to report change of address for all pending cases. Be sure to do this as well.



    Lynne R. Feldman, Attorney at Law
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  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  4. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

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    Answered . File an AR 11 and letter informing change of address for each application

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more
  5. Theodore John Murphy

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    Answered . File an AR 11. If you send a letter for each pending application you must include the application receipt number.

    The answer provided here is general in nature and does not take into account other factors that may need to be... more

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