actually your friend's interview notice came in very quickly, faster than usual. NY District is about 5-6 months for turn around on interviews. You live in the Bronx so interview will be at 26 Federal Plaza. Don't worry, it will come.
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Estimated processing times are always as posted on the USCIS website.
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It is about 5 to 6 month in New York. In your situation, you should not call USCIS. Just let it be for a while and you will get your letter. I suggest you hire an immigration attorney to go with you to that interview. Dealing with USCIS may prove to be a daunting task and having an knowledgeable and competent professional by your side may be a problem solver.
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