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#1 Soccer.Player

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:42 AM

Today i check my case status in uscis web site n case is in Initial Review .....whats mean of Initial Review ????????????
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Got  ds 3032 :23 March 2010

 

 Interview   : 09-09-2010                           Result       :Administrative Processing

 

In december 2010  priority dates retrogessed  and wait priority date current again in

 

MARCH 2012 2nd

 

Medical submit  :07 March 2012              Result       :Administrative Processing

 

3rd Medical submit  :28th Feb 2013        Result        Administrative Processing

 

4th Medical submit :26th Feb 2014         Result       :Got email reply from embassy that they will call me for finger prints and oath ..and still waiting Got call for finger prints and oath  

 

on   12th MAY Went for finger prints and oath  :21th May       Result                  :ApprovedVisa Issued         :22.05.2014

                                                                     

visa  Issued Today  after  3 years 8 months and 13 days

 

Green Card fee paid  : 05/06/2014

 

Poe                               :17/06/2014

 

Ssn Received              :27-06-2014

 

Green Card Produced and Mailed  :07/22/2014

 

Got  10 YEAR Green Card            :25/07/2014


#2 washington1972

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 12:58 AM

Today i check my case status in uscis web site n case is in Initial Review .....whats mean of Initial Review ????????????


it's the worst two words that the uscis have,(initial review)which is checking your back ground,
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#3 Soccer.Player

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 01:36 AM

Why they are checking my back ground from last 2 years ...i got call from embassy 3 months ago to send new medical and pcc n ds230 and still waiting for visa....how much more time it will take?????

it's the worst two words that the uscis have,(initial review)which is checking your back ground,


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Got  ds 3032 :23 March 2010

 

 Interview   : 09-09-2010                           Result       :Administrative Processing

 

In december 2010  priority dates retrogessed  and wait priority date current again in

 

MARCH 2012 2nd

 

Medical submit  :07 March 2012              Result       :Administrative Processing

 

3rd Medical submit  :28th Feb 2013        Result        Administrative Processing

 

4th Medical submit :26th Feb 2014         Result       :Got email reply from embassy that they will call me for finger prints and oath ..and still waiting Got call for finger prints and oath  

 

on   12th MAY Went for finger prints and oath  :21th May       Result                  :ApprovedVisa Issued         :22.05.2014

                                                                     

visa  Issued Today  after  3 years 8 months and 13 days

 

Green Card fee paid  : 05/06/2014

 

Poe                               :17/06/2014

 

Ssn Received              :27-06-2014

 

Green Card Produced and Mailed  :07/22/2014

 

Got  10 YEAR Green Card            :25/07/2014


#4 Kazulie

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 01:39 AM

it's the worst two words that the uscis have,(initial review)which is checking your back ground,



"you're denied" has GOT to be worse than "initial review"!!!! Just sayin.
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HUSBAND'S CASE

9/17/2011 - sent I-13

09/19/2011 - noa1 received

3/16/2012 - case sent to my local USCIS office for additional processing

4/21/2012 - AP. If we haven't heard from them in SIX MONTHS (omg) we can feel free to call them!!! Thanks!

9/20/2012 - Interview scheduled - October 3!!!!

10/3/2012 - Interview went well but she must look at his A-file more before decision.

10/12/2012 - I-130 APPROVED! APPROVED! APPROVED!

KIDS' CASES

04/20/2012: NOA107/20/2012: instead of an approval, we got thrown into AP. sigh

11/01/2012: Boys' I-130 interview set for November 28, 2012.

11/28/2012: I-130s APPROVED! APPROVED! APPROVED!

NVC

12/14/2012: NVC Received

12/31/2012: Case number/IIN

12/31/2012: DS-3032 sent

01/08/2013: DS-3032 accepted

01/02/2013: AOS bill0

1/03/2013: AOS bill shows PAID

01/04/2013: AOS package sent

01/09/2013: IV bill

01/10/2013: IV bill shows PAID

01/11/2013: IV package sent

01/23/2013: Case complete

02/01/2013: Interview scheduled

US Embassy Lagos

02/22/2013: Embassy received

03/01/2013: Medical

03/20/2013: Interview - was told the boys would have been approved on the spot if they had pics! Errrr :-(

04/15/2013: DNA test

05/15/2013: Emailed embassy BEGGING them to let boys drop off passports for visa insertion.  IT WORKED!!!

05/31/2013: Visa in hand

06/02/2013: POE JFK!!!!!!

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#5 EAbbas

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 02:33 AM

Today i check my case status in uscis web site n case is in Initial Review .....whats mean of Initial Review ????????????


are you using the numbers on the NOA1/2 from USCIS? or the one at the embassy level?

Edited by EAbbas, 24 June 2012 - 02:38 AM.

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10/02/2010 Nikah/Marriage in Karachi
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

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#6 Soccer.Player

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 02:51 AM

i am using receipt number starting from Eac to check status.....

are you using the numbers on the NOA1/2 from USCIS? or the one at the embassy level?


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Got  ds 3032 :23 March 2010

 

 Interview   : 09-09-2010                           Result       :Administrative Processing

 

In december 2010  priority dates retrogessed  and wait priority date current again in

 

MARCH 2012 2nd

 

Medical submit  :07 March 2012              Result       :Administrative Processing

 

3rd Medical submit  :28th Feb 2013        Result        Administrative Processing

 

4th Medical submit :26th Feb 2014         Result       :Got email reply from embassy that they will call me for finger prints and oath ..and still waiting Got call for finger prints and oath  

 

on   12th MAY Went for finger prints and oath  :21th May       Result                  :ApprovedVisa Issued         :22.05.2014

                                                                     

visa  Issued Today  after  3 years 8 months and 13 days

 

Green Card fee paid  : 05/06/2014

 

Poe                               :17/06/2014

 

Ssn Received              :27-06-2014

 

Green Card Produced and Mailed  :07/22/2014

 

Got  10 YEAR Green Card            :25/07/2014


#7 EAbbas

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 02:58 AM

i am using receipt number starting from Eac to check status.....



That would only tell you what's happening when you first filed... ours began with WAC... so you're looking at very old news...

IS this the same number you use to check your case at the embassy/DOS? Doesn't your case number when you call them begin with ISL?

you are after your interview and would be using your ISL number now.. i don't think anything on the USCIS site would show the info currently going on at the embassy. Altho I could be wrong... but if so you would need to use the number the embassy is using and the one you use to call and check with DOS and embassy about your AP at this time
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10/02/2010 Nikah/Marriage in Karachi
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

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#8 Soccer.Player

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 03:03 AM

i am using Isl number when i call to embassy and Dos ..Nvc gives me Eac number 2 years ago because lost my noa 1 2
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Got  ds 3032 :23 March 2010

 

 Interview   : 09-09-2010                           Result       :Administrative Processing

 

In december 2010  priority dates retrogessed  and wait priority date current again in

 

MARCH 2012 2nd

 

Medical submit  :07 March 2012              Result       :Administrative Processing

 

3rd Medical submit  :28th Feb 2013        Result        Administrative Processing

 

4th Medical submit :26th Feb 2014         Result       :Got email reply from embassy that they will call me for finger prints and oath ..and still waiting Got call for finger prints and oath  

 

on   12th MAY Went for finger prints and oath  :21th May       Result                  :ApprovedVisa Issued         :22.05.2014

                                                                     

visa  Issued Today  after  3 years 8 months and 13 days

 

Green Card fee paid  : 05/06/2014

 

Poe                               :17/06/2014

 

Ssn Received              :27-06-2014

 

Green Card Produced and Mailed  :07/22/2014

 

Got  10 YEAR Green Card            :25/07/2014


#9 EAbbas

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 03:10 AM

i am using Isl number when i call to embassy and Dos ..Nvc gives me Eac number 2 years ago because lost my noa 1 2



Then all you are looking at is the info BEFORE you got to the embassy. It won't give you current information about your case now.. just the stuff prior to it going to embassy. Basically it's old news and has nothing to do with your case now. the only number now of importance is your ISL number.


If im wrong i apologize but i've never heard that you can check your Embassy AP status on the USCIS website using your NOA receipt numbers.

Edited by EAbbas, 24 June 2012 - 03:16 AM.

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10/02/2010 Nikah/Marriage in Karachi
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

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#10 Soccer.Player

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 03:22 AM

Thx Eabbass....
its 3months now after sending required documents from embassy how much more time i have to w8.....

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Got  ds 3032 :23 March 2010

 

 Interview   : 09-09-2010                           Result       :Administrative Processing

 

In december 2010  priority dates retrogessed  and wait priority date current again in

 

MARCH 2012 2nd

 

Medical submit  :07 March 2012              Result       :Administrative Processing

 

3rd Medical submit  :28th Feb 2013        Result        Administrative Processing

 

4th Medical submit :26th Feb 2014         Result       :Got email reply from embassy that they will call me for finger prints and oath ..and still waiting Got call for finger prints and oath  

 

on   12th MAY Went for finger prints and oath  :21th May       Result                  :ApprovedVisa Issued         :22.05.2014

                                                                     

visa  Issued Today  after  3 years 8 months and 13 days

 

Green Card fee paid  : 05/06/2014

 

Poe                               :17/06/2014

 

Ssn Received              :27-06-2014

 

Green Card Produced and Mailed  :07/22/2014

 

Got  10 YEAR Green Card            :25/07/2014


#11 EAbbas

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 03:31 AM

Thx Eabbass....
its 3months now after sending required documents from embassy how much more time i have to w8.....



Im sorry for that... wish I knew... wish I had those answers...
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10/02/2010 Nikah/Marriage in Karachi
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

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#12 Soccer.Player

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 06:49 AM

Thx to All for help
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Got  ds 3032 :23 March 2010

 

 Interview   : 09-09-2010                           Result       :Administrative Processing

 

In december 2010  priority dates retrogessed  and wait priority date current again in

 

MARCH 2012 2nd

 

Medical submit  :07 March 2012              Result       :Administrative Processing

 

3rd Medical submit  :28th Feb 2013        Result        Administrative Processing

 

4th Medical submit :26th Feb 2014         Result       :Got email reply from embassy that they will call me for finger prints and oath ..and still waiting Got call for finger prints and oath  

 

on   12th MAY Went for finger prints and oath  :21th May       Result                  :ApprovedVisa Issued         :22.05.2014

                                                                     

visa  Issued Today  after  3 years 8 months and 13 days

 

Green Card fee paid  : 05/06/2014

 

Poe                               :17/06/2014

 

Ssn Received              :27-06-2014

 

Green Card Produced and Mailed  :07/22/2014

 

Got  10 YEAR Green Card            :25/07/2014


#13 teg

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 04:40 PM

Why they are checking my back ground from last 2 years ...i got call from embassy 3 months ago to send new medical and pcc n ds230 and still waiting for visa....how much more time it will take?????

The initial review took way less time for us than the post decision activity so perhaps if your initial review takes a long time then your post decision activity might take less time. Some people have been really lucky in the process. We are almost at two years for our process and hoping for a second interview in August making it two years of paperwork. Patience is a virtue. Good luck
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#14 bigdog

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Posted 24 June 2012 - 09:33 PM

Patience, keep gathering evidence as you wait, hang in there.
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