Jurisdiction is who has the power to make a decision. The I-485 is at the National Benefits Center of USCIS who has the authority/power to schedule your interview. Your interview will be at the USCIS field office closest to your current residence.
It simply means your file has now been transferred to the National Benefits Center of the USCIS, for the scheduling of your I Trevor's at the local USCIS field office having jurisdiction (authority) over your place of residence.
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My colleagues are correct ... it is bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo for "we're moving your file from the left-side of our desk to the right-side".
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