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My i-130 was approved 4 months ago and NVC hasn't got it yet, what to do?

Fontana, CA |

im in political asylum case that its been pending ever since i came to the usa as an illegal inmigrant so while im in process, my us citizen wife is trying to petition me. The i-130 was already approved 4 months ago.NVC located my i-130 approval at LOS ANGELES FIELD OFFICE but uscis said they send it to Litigation Court having jurisdiction

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that is right, the file will go to the ICE attorney who is prosecuting your removal proceeding. your lawyer should wiggle it out of there and get it to the nvc. file a I 824

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I agree with my colleague.


I agree with Atty Esparza.

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