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I-130 - priority date

Frisco, TX |

I mailed the paperwork for I-130 on june 18th, and USPS certified mail, shows it was delievered today, June 21, 2013- 11 AM. So does it mean my priority date is today that is June 21? Will they be sending a letter stating my priority date?

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Most likely that will be the priority date.

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Yes. Priority date is established as of the date the USCIS receives the I-130 Petition. This should be reflected on your I-797 Receipt to follow.


You will get a receipt notice from the CIS with the date on it.

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