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My I-140 approval notice states 5/21 "The petition indicates that person for whom you are petitioning is in United States and will apply for adjustement of status"
On 5/29 online case status changed to " we have sent your approved visa petition to department of state for visa processing'

I had already a pending I-485 Based on previously filed NIW EB2 application and had requested interfiling to currently approved EB2 application. I am confused as to whats going on.

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Sounds like a system glitch. Just call the customer service line to ask if the have an explanation. Don't give too much importance to the system update.

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I wouldn't lose any sleep over this. One more sad example of a notorious USCIS "system glitch" (or screw up). Call the USCIS Nationwide Toll Free number to have them investigate and open a "service request" to fix the erroneous data.

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My colleagues are right. It's probably just a system glitch that you shouldn't put too much credence in.

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