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krovvidiusa
09-03-2009, 10:36 AM
I filed my 485 in EB-2 I, in July 2007. My PD: Nov 2004. I couldn't resist myself from creating an Infopass appt to find out the details of my case. I am in Dallas, TX. Had the appt at 7am this morning and I am pretty happy with the appt. I had a soft LUD on 08/14/09 and was concerned if it was for pre-adjudication. The officer was respectful and answered all my questions. I was asked my priority date, category, country chargeability. He checked the system and told me that the case is pre-adjudicated on 08/14/09 (hence the soft LUD) and a decision has been made. I asked him if he would know the decision and his response was "I cannot officially say that it is in the YES bin, but USCIS does not have to wait for a visa number if it was in the NO bin." I said that I understood it and asked if the namecheck and FBI check were complete. He said, the next step is to approval. I was all smiles.

I checked for my wifes status and he checked the system to say that her case is in the same status. He also added that, her case was last touched on 08/28/09 (No soft LUD).

Final stmt, "You case is very close to completion. Give another 30-60 days and you should hear the good news. Our online systems are not all up to date and in sync. You can always make an Infopass appt to get the latest update on your case. This being the end of fiscal year, with new visa numbers in Oct, you are safe to get an approval soon". I thought it couldn't get any better than this (prior to getting the GC...citizenship.....win a lottery.....start a company....and so on and so on).

My suggestion, if you are current, make an Infopass appt. It is worth it. Atleast, you dont have to check the "Case Status Online" and you inbox every few minutes.

I almost forgot: When the officer(?) said that "...this being the end of fiscal year and new number coming out, you are good", I immiediately asked him "unless the visa numbers are all over for the year and it retrogresses real back than my PD" and his reponse was "I dont think so...atleast I have not been hearing anything about retrogression for now for EB2-I". I hope thats a relief to most of us EB2-I guys. I hope thats the same for everyone else as well.