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Summary of USCIS Twitter Office Hours on Nov. 3
Thanks to everyone who tweeted questions. We look forward to engaging with you during future USCIS Twitter Office Hours.
Q1: @rafaelfei EAD card is expiring at 10/22. My college will issue my I-20 at 10/21. Still on time to apply STEM OPT extension? #AskUSCIS
A1: @rafaelfei You can apply for a new EAD when the designated school official (DSO) issues the new I-20. http://go.usa.gov/caudH #AskUSCISQ2: @Dugandzija USCIS sent my renewal Green Card by mail on 10/23 but I never received it. What am I supposed to do? #AskUSCIS
A2: @Dugandzija Please allow up to 30 days to receive your card. Then inquire about it online or by phone: http://go.usa.gov/3aFfw #AskUSCISQ3: @rjenx18 How long do I have to wait to apply for Naturalization? #AskUSCIS
A3: @rjenx18 First, you need your Green Card. Then it varies. See our citizenship resource center. http://go.usa.gov/cC3Nw #AskUSCISQ4: @JulienFountain Unable to create an account. Keep receiving Error message #AskUSCIS
A4: @JulienFountain If you’re having issues with ELIS, please contact us for assistance: http://go.usa.gov/cC3U9 #AskUSCISQ5: @olimanish Can I change my community college and study program if I am on TPS status ? #AskUSCIS
A5: @olimanish Yes, TPS does not affect your student status. Check go.usa.gov/cCqfB for more information. #AskUSCISQ6: @KITKATALHANEEN I had been granted asylum after I return back to my home... how can I return back to US #AskUSCIS
A6: @KITKATALHANEEN You can find info on asylee travel documents here: http://go.usa.gov/cCcGT #AskUSCISQ7: @ONELOVEONEWORLD Can previous bankruptcy effect the outcome of my husbands I-130 petition as far as the I-864 is concerned? #AskUSCIS
A7: @ONELOVEONEWORD Bankruptcy history might not affect I-130 sponsorship. Visit http://go.usa.gov/cCcMH #AskUSCISQ8: @FATIMAASSANI Got an interview letter after 11 yrs. My name isn't included bc i am older. How do i add in and file for CSPA? #AskUSCIS
A8: @Fatimaassani Learn how to qualify for CSPA by visiting this page: #AskUSCISQ9: @AMEEERALYEMEN Can a U.S Citizen apply for form I-130 for a spouse? #AskUSCIS
A9: @AMEEERALYEMEN Yes, U.S. citizens can file an I-130 for a spouse. See uscis.gov/i-130 for more info. #AskUSCISQ10: @INDIKAPATHIRAGE I have an approved and then withdrawn H1B. COS from F1 to H1B. Do I still retain the Cap Number? #AskUSCIS
A10: @INDIKAPATHIRAGE No. Visit this page for H1-B regulations: http://go.usa.gov/cCxXH #AskUSCISQ11: @ADE5HMUKH Can my employer apply for Green Card when I am on F-1 visa ? #AskUSCIS
A11: @ADESHMUKH Not while you are on F-1 visa. For info on getting your Green Card through a job offer: https://go.usa.gov/3FyKJ #AskUSCISQ12: @TIGGA117 do I still need to take all documents to interview that I sent in already for N400 interview? #AskUSCIS
A12: @TIGGA117 Yes. Evidence submitted might be needed for review. What to expect at your interview: http://go.usa.gov/cCacY #AskUSCISQ13: @NYYANKEESFAN24 I filed 601a provisional waiver last year. uscis denied my waiver... I want to refile. #AskUSCIS
A13: @NYYANKEESFAN24 You may be eligible to refile the provisional waiver. Check the requirements here: http://go.usa.gov/cCxKk #AskUSCISBonus Questions…
Q14: @ANTOINEJAY4 my stamp in passport expires next week, awaiting judges written decision, how long will it be renewed for? #AskUSCIS
A14: @ANTOINEJAY4 (1/2) Extension time frames depend on the type of case. #AskUSCIS
A14: @ANTOINEJAY4 (2/2) Need legal advice? Find legal services here: https://go.usa.gov/3FdMT #AskUSCISQ15: @COFFEEBREAK808 Sponsored my wife's app for permanent residency but we are currently living apart in CA & VA. Where will our hearing be? #AskUSCIS
A15: @COFFEEBREAK808 The address on file is where it will take place. Verify your address here https://go.usa.gov/3Fyvk #AskUSCIS