I went for my I 485 interview last week, the io took my I 94 and gave me a paper that says there's nothing needed, and that I may be called for a second interview, or will get something in the mail if approved. Everything went ok but am worried how long I should wait and if it's a good sign that my I 94 was taken.
It is routine for the IO to take the I-94 and keep it in the file. I'd wait for at least 30 days to seek an update.
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Most probably the I94 had expired - in that situation it is normal for the officer to retain it. I would wait if they said they needed nothing more.
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