I485 pending for 18 months
We got a letter for an interview at a local USCIS office.
They will verify your qualifications for the visa and for adjustment of status. See a lawyer for further details. They may inform you at the interview that you are approved, or they may tell you that they are recommending you for approval.
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Mostly an inquiry into the veracity of the facts on the I 140 and the security and Inadmissibility issues on the I 485
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An I-485 interview, while customary and normal for marriage-based "adjustment of status" ("AOS") applications, is an anomaly for employment-based (EB) AOS I-485S, for the overwhelming number of EB beneficiaries whose I-140 has been approved simply receive their "green card" in the mail. That's usually a sign that the I-485 unit at the SC found that "there might be issues" with the I-1485 and even with the already adjudicated I-140, including, but not limited to suspicion of fraud, as well as any other inadmissibility issue(s) that will need to be clarified during that interview at the local office. Best to have an attorney review your I-140 and I-485 file and have him/her accompany you to the I-485 interview. Most local offices don't understand "EB" cases as is, thus the presence of an attorney can be crucial.
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It is best to work with an attorney at this stage. AOS was filed without a professional's assistance?
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