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Old 08-11-2007, 02:35 PM
karl65 karl65 is offline
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Nov-04
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09/30/2006
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Peru
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I-485
I485 Mailed Date
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06/14/2007
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Originally Posted by Almond View Post
I called today to help a friend who has been stuck in namecheck status for almost a year and a half and spoke to an immigration officer who calmly explained to me that the name check isn't done only nationally but also "internationally" meaning, not only do they do a background check on you in the US, they also look you up in your country of origin. In all my time reading about this I have never heard her version before, so I had assumed the namecheck was only done at the national level. No wonder it's taking so long, with the FBI waiting for a response from those countries.
Unfortunately it is true. I have read that this check is done especially for people whose country is consider in risk. For example I am from Peru. My country has drug traffic problems, so my name must be checked with the Peruvian police records too.

Thatís life!!!!!!
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Peru EB3 PD: Sep 2003
LC: 08/19/06
I-140: 09/29/06
I-140: approved: 06/01/07
I-485/I-131/I-765 sent: 06/14/07 (Nebraska)
RD: 06/15/07
ND: 07/12/07 (My lawyer)
FP(ND08/01/07):08/14/07
485: APPROVED 04/04/2008

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