Immigration Law Questions? Ask an Immigration Lawyer.
Hello,my name is Judith. Thank you for this opportunity to answer your questions.
What form did you file for $165.00?
What visa are you coming with?
Thanks for the additional info to answer your questions.
The immigrant visa processing usually takes 3-5 months.
Once you pay the your sponsor will receive instructions on submitting the I-864 and you will get your instructions on beginning the immigrant visa process by submitting the DS-230 Immigrant Visa Application.After that is received the USCIS will request your background/security check bedone by the FBI. When the clearance on you is received your file is forwarded to the US consulateor Embassy closest to you. You will then receive her instructions for her medical and visaappointment. Judith
OK, now I understand. That was a new fee that came into place this past spring and you got caught up in the middle of it.
It usually takes a minimum of 30-60 days to process the fee in the system and then to order production of her card.
She should have a stamp in her passport that is temporary evidence of her resident status and that is her proof until the card comes. You need to give it 90 days.
If she does not have that stamp in her passport you can make an InfoPass appointment at your local USCIS office and have her passport stamped.
I understand this has been a long and painful process, but she is here with you now and just give it a little bit more time to get the actual card.
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