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it's been 3 weeks since NOA2

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Am I to anxious?I know it has been only 3 weeks,but I notice that other petitioners get their notice in 1 or 2 weeks from NVC stating they recieved approved petition and it has been forwarded to the embassy in [fiancees country]in my case that would be the Philippines.I just called and they said they have no info on it when I gave my original reciept #.Is this normal???Pls respond. :huh:

Going visa crazy,lol,

Scott

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Call the NVC (National Visa Center) and inquire about status there. After NOA2 the case gets sent to NVC where it may take several weeks to process before being sent on to the consulate.

An automated recorded message system can answer many of these inquiries 24 hours a day, seven days a week (603 334-0700). Operators are available to respond to more difficult inquiries from 7:30 AM to 12:30 AM (EST) Monday through Friday. Status of case information and access to an operator can only be provided by entering your NVC case number or CIS receipt number on a touch-tone telephone. Case inquiries can also be made via email at NVCINQUIRY@state.gov. NVC only has information on petitions it has received.

http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/ty...types_1309.html

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Call the NVC (National Visa Center) and inquire about status there. After NOA2 the case gets sent to NVC where it may take several weeks to process before being sent on to the consulate.

An automated recorded message system can answer many of these inquiries 24 hours a day, seven days a week (603 334-0700). Operators are available to respond to more difficult inquiries from 7:30 AM to 12:30 AM (EST) Monday through Friday. Status of case information and access to an operator can only be provided by entering your NVC case number or CIS receipt number on a touch-tone telephone. Case inquiries can also be made via email at NVCINQUIRY@state.gov. NVC only has information on petitions it has received.

http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/ty...types_1309.html

Hope helps.

I called and entered my reciept #and it said they have no record of my case.

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Our case has a NOA2 date of 09-07-06. So I decided to contact NVC yesterday. Like your case, they had no record of it, meaning they have not received it.

I called USCIS to inquire what's up with our approved case. They said it might take an additional 30 days for processing. I asked them ####### are you processing on an approved case?

Then, the supervisor grabbed the phone and told me that some cases they send directly to the embasssy, in our case, Warsaw, bypassing NVC. I argued with her that it's impossible, she said not so. She said in most cases NVC has nothing to process on an approved K1 case. I told her that I've read and heard otherwise, i.e. I thought NVC runs a name check, etc.. She said she was sure that sometimes cases are sent directly to embassies. She, however, did not say it was the case with ours, #######?

She said if 6 weeks has passed and neither of the NVC and the embassy has our case, I should call the Department of State, she also gave me their pone number.

I really doubt there is any truth to what I was told.

Does anyone know better? Thank you for your expertise and good luck with the process.

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We are waiting for something about one week now since we got approved on 9-11 and have called the NVC several times to find out if our case has arrived with them.

The lady there told us CSC has become very slow sending cases to them for the past weeks. they used to send the approved cases to the NVC every two weeks but now they seem to send them only once a month.

I also hoped we finally would be done waiting on CSC butit seems they like us so much they even can´t leave from our case and want to keep it still for a while.

And the waiting goes on and on and on.

So keep patient and wait - you should be used to it. LOL

Maybe CSC will send a whole bunch of approved cases forward to the NVC by the end of September.

Good Luck

Paula Jo and Rico

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In any case or any circumstances, none of the service centers are allowed to communicate with the Embassies or consulates abroad. These are two different departments. USCIS comes under Department of Homeland Security and Consulates, embassies and NVC comes under Department of consular affairs which is under department of state. NVC is directly under department of state. Anyways, they never sent the case directly to the embassy. Another number, you may call it reference number or case number or visa number is alloted at the NVC and then it is forwarded, without it visa cannot be issued.

Sometimes cases do take a little longer before going to the embassy. Its not anything peculiar pertaining to any particular cases or anything, but it does not mean that they will send it directly. I advice you to just have patience. Don't worry, it will go through. Try calling the NVC towards the end of next week and I am sure they would have your case ready to rock and roll.

Cheers!

CSC has a practice of sending K-1 cases in bulk to NVC but that is only pertaining to K-1. K-3 and IR-1/CR-1 cases go through in a couple of days, even somtimes electronically.

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Call the NVC (National Visa Center) and inquire about status there. After NOA2 the case gets sent to NVC where it may take several weeks to process before being sent on to the consulate.

An automated recorded message system can answer many of these inquiries 24 hours a day, seven days a week (603 334-0700). Operators are available to respond to more difficult inquiries from 7:30 AM to 12:30 AM (EST) Monday through Friday. Status of case information and access to an operator can only be provided by entering your NVC case number or CIS receipt number on a touch-tone telephone. Case inquiries can also be made via email at NVCINQUIRY@state.gov. NVC only has information on petitions it has received.

http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/ty...types_1309.html

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I called and entered my reciept #and it said they have no record of my case.

The automated system doesn't work for K-1s. You have to talk to a live operator or e-mail them.

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