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How long it takes to receive the Notice of Action for I130 & I485 after filling?

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How long it usually takes to receive the Notice of Action after filling adjustment of status for I130 and I485?

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The first thing to arrive is a fee receipt (more notices follow). That should arrive within 4 weeks. Contact your bank to see if your check has been cashed if you are concerned. Also, in the future, use USPS Certified Mail, with Return Receipt, for all government correspondence.

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2-4 weeks

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If by "Notice of Action", you mean Receipt notices, then yes it takes some 2 to 4 weeks. If you are asking how long the process would take, this will depend on the jurisdiction/service cetner where your case was filed. If this is a spouse I130/I485 you will first be interviewed before a decision can be made. The processing times for USCIS offices are posted on the USCIS website-


Receipt should arrive within 4 to 6 weeks.

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