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#1 Him & Me

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 07:25 AM

Hi everyone

I got my case number the end of last week. I called the NVC this morning to see if my case was forwarded to US Consulate. I was told NO since my case was entered in the system the end of last week and now it is going through additional processing. What does this mean? Does it mean more time to wait? :bonk:
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#2 EAbbas

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 07:34 AM

Hi everyone

I got my case number the end of last week. I called the NVC this morning to see if my case was forwarded to US Consulate. I was told NO since my case was entered in the system the end of last week and now it is going through additional processing. What does this mean? Does it mean more time to wait? :bonk:



It means your going thru AP at the NVC stage...seems they are doing additional checks at this stage for you... nothing to worry about and most times if you do the AP at this stage your visa is issued sooner after the interview... altho not always

Edited by EAbbas, 14 May 2012 - 07:34 AM.

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11/10/2010 -Sent
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07/25/2011 CO called did phone interview result: PENDING MANDATORY AP/CO told us they have to do namechecks

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#3 Him & Me

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 07:48 AM

It means your going thru AP at the NVC stage...seems they are doing additional checks at this stage for you... nothing to worry about and most times if you do the AP at this stage your visa is issued sooner after the interview... altho not always


Oh no. How long does this take?
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#4 EAbbas

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:15 AM

Takes as long as it takes nobody can know but it will end and your case will be moved to the embassy when complete and hopefully with having ap at this level you won't have to deal with it after the interview
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USCIS JOURNEY
11/10/2010 -Sent
03/24/2011 i 130 approved!!!
NVC JOURNEY
03/30/2011 NVC received case-04/07/2011 NVC Case Number Assigned
05/03/2011 CASE COMPLETE- In Que for INTERVIEW!!-05/17/2011 Received interview letter and info via email
EMBASSY JOURNEY
05/20/2011 Medical Appt/passed
06/15/2011 Interview result AP
06/21/2011 Submitted requested docs..under review
07/25/2011 CO called did phone interview result: PENDING MANDATORY AP/CO told us they have to do namechecks

03/07/2013 Case returned to USCIS waiting for NOIR/reaffirmation

04/18/2013 USCIS received case for review

08/19/2013 Received NOIR to respond by 9/18/2013

9/9/2013 Responded to NOIR/USCIS received documents awaiting response

9/20/2013 USCIS reaffirmed sent to embassy

1/04/14 Case opened for review

8/31/15 Interview- no questions visa approved on the spot 

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#5 me&him

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:17 AM

My AP took 3 weeks at NVC. Hope u get out of AP soon.
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#6 Him & Me

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:51 PM

My AP took 3 weeks at NVC. Hope u get out of AP soon.


I thought once your case is approved by the USCIS then there won't be any additiona processing time at the NVC level. I heard this was the case at the embassy stage. I hope mine takes as little time as yours.

Takes as long as it takes nobody can know but it will end and your case will be moved to the embassy when complete and hopefully with having ap at this level you won't have to deal with it after the interview



I see that you have been waiting patiently for yours, I hope you get the good news.
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#7 Pitaya

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:55 PM

Hi everyone

I got my case number the end of last week. I called the NVC this morning to see if my case was forwarded to US Consulate. I was told NO since my case was entered in the system the end of last week and now it is going through additional processing. What does this mean? Does it mean more time to wait? :bonk:



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#8 MK&MN

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 11:02 PM

Hi everyone

I got my case number the end of last week. I called the NVC this morning to see if my case was forwarded to US Consulate. I was told NO since my case was entered in the system the end of last week and now it is going through additional processing. What does this mean? Does it mean more time to wait? :bonk:


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#9 MK&MN

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 11:08 PM

Hi,

Plan to wait for a while.... no choice....once they send the case to kabul embassy they will take almost 2 to 3 weeks to send a interview letter and they will give a month later for interview date. After interview they will put all case in pending for a long time some times it takes 2 to 3 months.. I m going through that right now...
The reason I am telling you this so you don't get disappointed when they tell u to wait again after the interview. No one told me about that time so i was really disappointed :crying: :crying: Good Luck !!
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#10 bt1

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:26 AM

Hi everyone

I got my case number the end of last week. I called the NVC this morning to see if my case was forwarded to US Consulate. I was told NO since my case was entered in the system the end of last week and now it is going through additional processing. What does this mean? Does it mean more time to wait? :bonk:

Our AP took about 10 days
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#11 D N Medellin COL

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:24 PM

I too was in AP at NVC a few months back and it took 3 weeks.

How long is a piece of string?

Good luck!
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October 7, 20122 Notice Date of NOA 1
February 15, 2012 Received Hard Copy of Approved NOA 2
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March 29, 2012 Scheduled Interview
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