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August 26, 2006

FAQ; I-485 Approval from CIS by e-mail

Here is an example of an e-mail from CIS of an I-485 approval. In the 19 years that I have been an immigration lawyer this is the first time I have received from immigration notice of the outcome of an interview by e-mail. This is great!! Now I have written information as to the approval of an interview. This is a great step forward by CIS on customer service. Below is a copy of the approval notice;

-----Original Message-----
From: USCIS-CSSO [mailto:USCIS-CSSO@dhs.gov]
Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 5:30 PM
Subject: Case Status Information for Tracking Number: (Client family name, first name)


The following is the latest information on your case status

Receipt Number: MSCXXXXXXXX

Application Type: I485 , Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status

Current Status:

On August 22, 2006, a welcome notice was mailed for this case. If 30 days have passed and you have not received this notice. Please call the National Customer Service Center at (800) 375-5283 during business hours.

If you have questions or concerns about your application or the case status results listed above, or if you have not received a decision or advice from USCIS within the projected processing time frame*, please contact the National Customer Service Center.

National Customer Service Center (800) 375-5283.

*The projected processing time frame can be found on the receipt notice that you received from the USCIS.
*** Please do not respond to this e-mail message.


The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Posted by VisaLawyer at August 26, 2006 09:01 AM


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