Hello everyone, I have got my interview March30th and it went well.(Based on Marriage) I-130 was approved but i-485 is still pending
It has been almost 2 months and have not heard anything from them yet. I took a infopass appointment to ask why still no decision on my case and the officer told me that officer made a favorable recommendation but background check has not been clear yet and i have been told that they resubmit my fingerprints to FBI because the first background check has not been complited. So my question is if this situation is uncommon or how long it takes get the clearance as i saw some people's take months or maybe years i have ZERO criminal issues, did not even had a ticket in my life so i wonder why it took long time to get the clearance.
What should i expect ?
Is there anything that i can do besides waiting?
Is that happening often and if it is people get the clearance soon ?
Thank you so much!
have a great weekend!
You stated "but background check has not been clear yet and i have been told that they resubmit my fingerprints to FBI because the first background check has not been completed."
That is the actual reason for the delay as no case could be legally approved without a completed FBI background check due to national and security vital interests. ( I am certain you know how important that particular notion has become lately).
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The process can take 3-6 months. If it takes longer, have an attorney file a Petition for a Writ of Mandamus in Federal Court. This forces the USCIS to speed things up.
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
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