Is it any chance, that if an officer will receive our RFE after 2 years anniversary,than she will gave us a 10 years green card?

Asked over 1 year ago - Las Vegas, NV

Dear Attorneys.The thing is me and my husband get married May 2 2011, it'll be 2 years next month.We had applied for 2 years green card and got our interview at February 6, 2013. Im.officer sad, that she´╗┐ need couple more documents .We get it RFE in a couple weeks, and a dead line to send it back - is May 6(90 days from interview)Is it any chance that if officer will receive our request after 2 years anniversary (after may 2)than she will gave us a 10 years green card instead of 2 ?

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  1. Robert West

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    Answered . If the approval comes after 2 years of marriage, then a 10 year permanent card will be granted.

  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Whether you get a conditional card or a permanent card depends on how long you have been married at the time the status is granted.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. C. C. Abbott

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    Answered . The determining date is the date you are awarded permanent residency. The LPR is conditional if it is based on a marriage that was less than 2 years old "on the day [the alien is] given permanent residence". http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem...

    Legal disclaimer: The statement above is provided by CC Abbott is based on general assistance and not intended to... more
  4. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

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    Answered . Yes.

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

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