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Will that shorten my wait time or extend it for approval?

Alameda, CA |

I called and spoke with an ISO, my I-130 just got transferred from NBC to San Francisco local field office on 1/10/13. My priority date from my receipt was 11/19/12

I am a US citizen (age 29) and married my wife (age 25) on 10/9/12 in Taishan, Guangdong China.

Attorney Answers 3


  1. Best answer

    Since it is at the local office it should speed up the adjudication (decision).

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street, Suite 707 San Francisco, CA 94104


  2. I agree with Samuel. It should speed up the process.

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  3. Unless there are red flags and the file has been transferred to the local office for you to be called in for an interview.

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