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processing times with NVC

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does anybody know the processing time for going through national visa center? i filed an i-130 that was recently approved. it is being sent to NVC now. I am just trying to get an idea of how long it will be there.

I've been keeping a spreadsheet going with NVC processing times. You can check it out here: https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AtbvTEwLyHz1dDhjM3lXTEl1cW1SbjRwdW9YRGlIanc&hl=en#gid=0

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my brother is going through the same process i went through but the nvc seems to be taking longer now. he want to know how long from case complete(they finaly completed case in january 5) till they give you an interview date? the last couple weeks the message just keeps saying your case was complete on January 5 please wait 8 weeks for more info.

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As of September 15, 2014 it is taking a minimum of 60 days. There is a backlog of more than a quarter million cases in the whole immigration system at this time.

Our immigration system is very broken. It only took me 4 months and $72 to immigrate to Britain but it is taking 20 months and $thousands for my spouse to immigrate to the US from Latvia. Pretty ridiculous.

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Saylin, I just checked out your spreadsheet, and I am even more upset! So many people got the IV fee wayyy before me..i mean people who started at the NVC in July My case was received in NVC June 4, case number assigned june 24, AOS paid and DS 261 completed July10 and IV invoiced Septem. 12, DS 260 completed Septem 13! I waited for the IV fee for 61 days! I pray to God that we get case complete before October 20 at the latest! Our AOS and IV packages were both scanned on August 19. Our government , immigration process for spouses of AMERICANS is BULLSHIT! I am sorry for venting , Im just so disgusted by this process. I am originally from Europe(came here as a child) and bringing your spouse to a European country takes 3-5months tops! I have two half sisters in Germany, they are NOT German citizens, they have permanent residency, they married from Bosnia also, and their process took 3 months. I have cousins in Italy, Holland, Denmark, their procedures took around 3-5 months as well. And I as an American CITIZEN need to wait a freaking year to be with my husband! The worst thing is that he can't even stay here while waiting for his green card! To say that I am disappointed with the American government, would be a MAJOR understatement!

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