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#1 rahul shah

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Posted 18 March 2008 - 08:07 PM

Hi everyone on VJ. I was wondering that how long does it take to get approve for Interview??? and what is the usually time line for to get approval from NVC??? Please help???? Thanks in advance helpsmilie.gif
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#2 flomagy

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Posted 18 March 2008 - 08:23 PM

[quote name='rahul shah' date='Mar 18 2008, 08:07 PM' post='1675622']
Hi everyone on VJ. I was wondering that how long does it take to get approve for Interview??? and what is the usually time line for to get approval from NVC??? Please help???? Thanks in advance helpsmilie.gif
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you may wish to take a look at the immigration timelines.........try:

http://www.visajourn...t...,28&op6=All

and punch in your country and service center....hope this helps....
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CR-1
04/16/06 First met each other......
05/12/07 Married in Ica, Peru one year later

I-130
06/21/07 Sent in I-130 for CR1 Visa
07/28/07 NOA1
11/28/07 NOA2 (File approved!!!!)

NVC (Torture Time) Can you tell I'm a bit jaded right now?
12/21/07 NVC received file
12/31/07 Received I864 Bill
12/31/07 Received DS230 Bill
02/21/08 Sent I864 and DS230 Bill
03/14/08 Received Packet with Instructions from NVC
03/14/08 Sent Packet back to NVC Certified Mail
03/20/08 NVC Receives Packet
04/01/08 NVC sends back packet (missing info or incomplete according to NVC?) your kidding me right?!!!!!!!!
04/10/08 Received Packet with Checklist
05/01/08 Checklist Items overnighted to NVC (almost 1 year since we started the process...wow!)
05/07/08 Packet being returned AGAIN!!!(missing info or incomplete) Somebody just shoot me already!!
05/15/08 DS 230 II overnighted again (NVC claims they never received it)
05/23/08 Case Approval (Finally here!!!!) Case expedited to Lima.

Embassy

06/09/08 - Package 3 with instructions received
06/12/08 - Medical appointment
06/20/08 - Interview.....Visa Approved

#3 mgk

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Posted 19 March 2008 - 02:10 PM

QUOTE (rahul shah @ Mar 18 2008, 09:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi everyone on VJ. I was wondering that how long does it take to get approve for Interview??? and what is the usually time line for to get approval from NVC??? Please help???? Thanks in advance helpsmilie.gif



It takes roughly 120 to 150 days. Usually with James shortcuts its only 90 days tops. But, now that one has to submit police clearance certificates, birth certificates original to NVC, you have to estimate sometime for gathering these documents.
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I-130
07/27/2007 : Mailed I130 for spouse (VSC)
09/20/2007 : NOA1
11/07/2007 : NOA2

NVC
11/20/2007 : Case # Assigned
03/10/2008 : Case Completed!
03/20/2008 : Interview Scheduled & Interview letter mailed
03/25/2008 : Beneficiary received interview letter
03/25/2008 : Case forwarded to consulate. NVC message updated on 3/28/08.

Consulate
05/22/2008 : Interview
05/22/2008 : Visa granted and passport collected same day.
05/26/2008 : POE (Newark, NJ).



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#4 DaniAndEnrique

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Posted 19 March 2008 - 10:07 PM

We were approved after 160 days. wacko.gif
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05-25-07 MARRIED in Lima, Peru

07-06-07 I-130
12-13-07 NOA2 APPROVED
03-25-08 NVC CASE COMPLETED
05-09-08 MEDICAL
05-25-08 FIRST ANNIVERSARY
05-27-08 INTERVIEW-APPROVED

06-21-08 POE WASHINGTON, DC

08-03-08 GREEN CARD

05-03-11 N400 SENT
05-06-11 CHECK CASHED
05-17-11 NOA-FINGERPRINT
06-01-11 FINGERPRINT
07-19-11 INTERVIEW
??-??-11 CEREMONIAL OATH
??-??-11 USA PASSPORT


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#5 vbtbmrt

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Posted 20 March 2008 - 03:26 AM

well it took around from when nvc recieved case to case complete was 74 days i used all J S and had all doc i needed before case was sent to nvc it is still a very long process at 74 days and it will be another 74 day to interview from case complete for my consulate good luck
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#6 karla5001

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Posted 20 March 2008 - 09:45 AM

QUOTE (vbtbmrt @ Mar 20 2008, 01:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
well it took around from when nvc recieved case to case complete was 74 days i used all J S and had all doc i needed before case was sent to nvc it is still a very long process at 74 days and it will be another 74 day to interview from case complete for my consulate good luck


vbtbmrt,
wow your still waiting for an interview date??? your embassy is pretty quick...they must have a huge backlog right now....Im on the same boat as you though.....im not shceduled for March or APril sad.gif!



HANG IN THERE!!! WE WILL GET TROUGH THIS PAINFULL PROCESS...i fell your pain in waiting for the interview!
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!!Our Journey!!!
Karla and Jaime

Married on 4-14-2007
I130 sent- 5-8-2007
I130 approved-9-7-2007
5-9-2208 APPROVED VISA!!!!!!!!!!!!! (second interview)
5-26-08 VISA IN HAND FINALLY!!
6-12-08 MY HUBBY IS COMING HOME YAY!! POE LAX!
6-23-08 social security received WOW SUPER FAST!!!
6-24-08 green card arrived!!! WHOOT WHOOT!
3-24-2010 Sent I-751 paperwork to California service center
8-3-2010 I-751 approved!!! WHOO HOO!!!

#7 rahul shah

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Posted 20 March 2008 - 12:52 PM

Thanks to every one...... good.gif
QUOTE (karla5001 @ Mar 20 2008, 09:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (vbtbmrt @ Mar 20 2008, 01:26 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
well it took around from when nvc recieved case to case complete was 74 days i used all J S and had all doc i needed before case was sent to nvc it is still a very long process at 74 days and it will be another 74 day to interview from case complete for my consulate good luck


vbtbmrt,
wow your still waiting for an interview date??? your embassy is pretty quick...they must have a huge backlog right now....Im on the same boat as you though.....im not shceduled for March or APril sad.gif!



HANG IN THERE!!! WE WILL GET TROUGH THIS PAINFULL PROCESS...i fell your pain in waiting for the interview!

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#8 Josif

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 02:20 PM

Dear Sir,

congratulation, do you remember how your case was sent to the expedite processing and why?

Jo

Hi everyone on VJ. I was wondering that how long does it take to get approve for Interview??? and what is the usually time line for to get approval from NVC??? Please help???? Thanks in advance <img src="http://www.visajourn...helpsmilie.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":help:" border="0" alt="helpsmilie.gif" />
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you may wish to take a look at the immigration timelines.........try:

<a href="http://www.visajourn...,27,28&op6=All" target="_blank">http://www.visajourn...,28&op6=All</a>

and punch in your country and service center....hope this helps....



Dear Sir,

congratulation, do you remember how your case was sent to the expedite processing and why?

Jo
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USCIS journey

02/28/2011 I-130 sent
03/02/2011 USCIS received the case.
03/07/2011 NOA1
06/18/2011 NOA2 (approved 110 days)
06/27/2011 Received hard copy of NOA2
07/28/2011 Idiots at CSC shipped approved petition to NVC

NVC journey (after 1 months and 5 days since approval)

07/31/2011 NVC case number assigned & invoice number given
08/01/2011 filled DS261 online
08/02/2011 Paid AOS
08/03/2011 AOS fee marked as PAID
08/03/2011 AOS package sent
08/04/2011 IV fee invoiced and paid
08/05/2011 IV marked as paid, IV package sent
08/08/2011 IV and AOS received by NVC
08/12/2011 REF and returned in the same day
08/15/2011 REF received by the office
08/15/2011 REF2 false
08/17/2011 REF3 false
08/22/2011 expedite granted
08/23/2011 RFE received according to AVS
08/23/2011 Case sent to Embassy
08/23/2011 Case complete!
08/23/2011 SIF!!! ( top part of the website said the case was forward to embassy)

U.S. Embassy

08/26/2011 Embassy electronically received the case
08/29/2011 Interview date assigned on 10-16-2011 rescheduling requested to 09-25-2011
09/19/2011 Medical- DONE!!!!
09/25/2011 Interview
09/27/2011 visa received

USA
10/11/2011 POE



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