i-485 Green Card Processing Time 2019 – Employment, Family Based

 22 Jul, 19
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Current i485 processing time for employment based green card is 10 month to 4 year at California Service Center.

USCIS Nebraska and Texas service centers are processing adjustment of status to Permanent Resident applications faster than California within 10 months to 2 year.

You file i485 application for Green Card when you are present in USA either in Employment based or family based immigration.

CALIFORNIAFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Employment-based adjustment applicationsReceipt: 27 Aug, 18
Approved in 10 month 29 days
17 Dec, 15
Slowest case approval in 3 year 7 month


VERMONTFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Based on an approved T VisaReceipt: 29 Jun, 18
Approved in 1 year
09 Feb, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 5 month
Based on an approved U VisaReceipt: 30 Nov, 18
Approved in 7 month 24 days
16 Jan, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 6 month


TEXASFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year agoReceipt: 02 Mar, 19
Approved in 4 month 22 days
24 Apr, 17
Slowest case approval in 2 year 2 month
Employment-based adjustment applicationsReceipt: 30 Aug, 18
Approved in 10 month 26 days
27 Jul, 17
Slowest case approval in 1 year 12 month


NEBRASKAFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Under HRIFA, Indochinese Adjustment Act, Legal Immigration and Family Equity Act, or NACARAReceipt: 30 Aug, 17
Approved in 1 year 10 month
28 Jul, 13
Slowest case approval in 5 year 12 month
Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year agoReceipt: 01 Mar, 19
Approved in 4 month 23 days
24 Apr, 17
Slowest case approval in 2 year 2 month
Employment-based adjustment applicationsReceipt: 27 Aug, 17
Approved in 1 year 10 month
18 Jun, 16
Slowest case approval in 3 year 1 month
Based on refugee admission more than 1 year agoReceipt: 29 Oct, 18
Approved in 8 month 26 days
30 Jul, 18
Slowest case approval in 11 month 27 days



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Adjustment of Status Processing time

Green card adjustment of status form i485 processing time is updated daily using the official USCIS processing times and data shared by real applicants in various forums and trackers online.

Travelling while i485 application is pending is not recommended if you do not have any other valid visa to re-enter USA.

I-485 Concurrent Filing with I-130

Form I-485 is also the next step in the family-based green card process after submitting Form I-130 (Petition for Alien Relative). If the sponsored husband or wife is present in the United States, you can file I-130 and I-485 together as “concurrent” application.

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Case Outside Normal Processing Time

If your ‘case received date’ is before the date (worst case) mentioned above, you should raise a service request with USCIS to check why your case has been delayed. This could mean your case is taking longer than other similar cases and may be stuck in administrative processing.

Consular Proc = Visa (Stamp or visa foil) to be issued outside USA in a US Embassy.


USA USCIS Processing Time
 






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  1. Rhodora SF
    Rhodora SF 24 Jun, 19 at 12:40 pm

    Hi Anil,

    Our I-485 is based on an approved T Visa. Your bulletin in Vermont Service Center shows that Aug 1 has been approved. Our teceipt date if July15,2018

     

    • Anil Gupta
      Anil Gupta 24 Jun, 19 at 12:55 pm

      The data that our page shows is the fastest approval that someone got. It does not mean that all cases before that date have been approved.

       


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