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wondering if this is what their looking for or if its too long/too short?

I-129F ADDENDUM: Question 34.A

I, Nicholas ****, met Juliet *** through a mutual friend of ours who lives in Uganda. I had previous plans of going to Uganda in August 2014 to help assist teaching children English and math at Kampala Children’s Center located in Wakiso. I had disclosed this information to my friend, Joseph ****in May2014. At this time Joseph told me of his friend Juliet *** who was single and thought that we would make a great couple.

I began talking to Juliet on a regular basis as soon as he introduced us over the telephone. Juliet and I had much to talk about and shared many common interests. As time passed and we got to know each other more we fell in love. We were both looking forward to meeting in August.

In August just a few days after arriving in Uganda, Joseph set up a meeting at Kampala Serena Hotel for Juliet and I to meet each other. From the moment we met we knew we'd be together forever. The entire month of August after our initial meeting we spent as much time together as our schedules allowed. Towards the end of my trip I went to her home village in Lira Uganda and met her family. It was at that time that I proposed to her and we became engaged.

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A sentence is all that is needed.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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We submitted something similar and it went through ok. I think it will be fine.


Legal Permanent Resident since 09.15.2015

 

ROC timeline

06.19.2017 I-751 mailed

06.22.2017 package delivered to Laguna Niguel PO box

06.23.2017 check cashed

06.27.2017 NOA-1 received dated 06.22.2017

07.14.2017 Biometrics letter received. Notice dated 06.30.2017

07.19.2017 Biometrics appointment 

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They are not asking for a relationship essay, just for a simple statement of how you met.

However, if it makes you feel better, by all means include it.


K1 time line

 


I-129F sent: 12/23/2014
NOA-1: 12/29/2014
NOA-2: 06/05/2015 (158 days)
NOA-2 hardcopy: 06/11/2015 (6 days post NOA-2, 164 days total)
Sent to NVC: 06/16/2015 (11 days post NOA-2, 169 days total)
NVC receive: 06/25/2015 (20 days post NOA-2, 178 days total)
NVC case no: 06/30/2015 (25 days post NOA-2, 183 days total)
NVC left: 07/02/2015 (27 days post NOA-2, 185 days total)
Case Ready: 07/07/2015 (32 days post NOA-2, 190 days total)
submitted DS-160, paid visa fee.: 07/21/2015 (46 days post NOA-2, 204 days total)
Packet 3 sent: 07/25/2015 (50 days post NOA-2, 209 days total)
Pack 4 received: 07/30/2015 (55 days post NOA-2, 214 days total)
Medical: 09/17/2015 Interview: 09/23/2015 (108 days post NOA-2, 268 days total)
Interview Result: Approved Administrative Processing: 09/23/2015
CEAC Status Issued: 09/24/2015
Visa in hand: 09/28/2015
POE: 12/29/2015 Wedding: 01/11/2016


AOS Time Line

 

AOS package mailed: 01/13/2016
AOS package received: 01/20/2016 (day 1)
AOS NOA-1 text/email: 01/23/2016 (day 3), actual NOA-1 date 01/22/2016 (day 2)
AOS Fingerprint fee received: 01/22/2016 (day 2)
AOS check cashed: 01-25-2016 (day 5) Got 6 month NJ driver's license: 01-25-2016
3x NOA-1 hardcopies: 02/03/2016 (day 14)

Biometrics letter: 02/05/2016 (day 16) Biometrics appt (Elizabeth, NJ): 02/17/2016 (day 28)

EAD and AP approved email/txt: 03/29/2016 (day 67)

GC approval email/text: 04/04/2016 (day 74)

I-797 for I-765/I-131 in mail: 04/04/2016 (day 74)

EAD/AP delivered: 04/05/216 (day 75)

GC card being mailed status update: 04/07/16 (day 77)

GC received: 04/11/16 (day 84 post AOS NOA-1)

DONE WITH USCIS FOR 21 MONTHS!

ROC Window opens: 01/04/2018

 

ROC Time Line
ROC package mailed to Vermont 01/04/2018
ROC package received at Vermont 01/08/2018 (day 0)
Check cashed: 01/16/2018 (day 8 )
NOA-1 date: 01/09/2018 (day 1)
NOA-1 received: 01/16/2018 (day 8 )
Biometrics notice received: 02/09/2018 (day 32)
Biometrics appointment: 02/23/2018 (day 46)
Received 18-month extension letter: 08/13/2018 (day 209)

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It's unneccasary. By all means if that's how long you want it that's fine but it's extra stuff for them to read that isn't needed.

All you need to write is.

I met xx on the xxx at xx etc.


My Name is Daisy, I am British, I say things bluntly and to the point.
London K1, A complete guide -- >http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/474161-london-k1-a-complete-guide/
I am Daisy the Beneficiary, These are my views!
U.K. k1 visa, approved 2014.

NOA1: 20/03/2014

NOA2: 11/04/2014 (22 days)

Interview: 09/07/2014 (111 days)

D.O.E 29/07/2014

Married 29/08/2014

AOS from K1/K3 Guide -->http://www.visajourney.com/content/k1k3aos

AOS/EAD/AP Sent: 12/11/2014

Delivered at Chicago LB:15/11/2014

NOA1 (all 3): 17/11/2014

NOA1 (all 3) hardcopy: 24/11/2014(Notice date 20th)

Bio-metrics App letter: 28/11/2014(Notice date 21st)

Bio-metrics App Cleveland Ohio: 10/12/2014

EAD/AP:Approved/production 31/01/2015(update 2/2/1015) (80 days)

Combo Card: Mailed 5/2/2015

Combo Card: Delivered 6/2/2015AP

NOA: Approval Notice received 7/2/2015

Interview waiver letter: received 23/2/15 dated: 18/2/2015

Green Card: APPROVED 31/07/2015

(Remember, all my dates are British layout.. the proper layout!)

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Sounds great! Good luck on your journey!


October 30, 2014 - Sent I-129F

November 5, 2014 -USCIS received petition

November 9, 2014 - Check pending

November 10, 2014 - Check cashed and NOA1 received

November 17, 2014 - NOA1 hard copy received

************NO RFE...***************

April 2, 2015 - NOA2 (143 days) (L)

April 8, 2015 - NOA2 hardcopy

April 14, 2015 - Send to NVC

April 21, 2015 - NVC Received petition

April 23, 2015 - Case number assigned

April 25, 2015 - In transit

April 23, 2015 - Package 3 received (Email)

April 27, 2015 - Consulate received petition

May 5, 2015 - Package 3 completed & NVC letter received

May 18, 2015 - Medical

May 27, 2015 - Pick up medical results

May 29, 2015 - Interview ----- APPROVED! :dancing:

June 8, 2015 - Administrative Processing

June 9, 2015 - ISSUED! :luv:

June 12, 2015 - Visa Received :dancing:

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wondering if this is what their looking for or if its too long/too short?

I-129F ADDENDUM: Question 34.A

I, Nicholas ****, met Juliet *** through a mutual friend of ours who lives in Uganda. I had previous plans of going to Uganda in August 2014 to help assist teaching children English and math at Kampala Children’s Center located in Wakiso. I had disclosed this information to my friend, Joseph ****in May2014. At this time Joseph told me of his friend Juliet *** who was single and thought that we would make a great couple.

I began talking to Juliet on a regular basis as soon as he introduced us over the telephone. Juliet and I had much to talk about and shared many common interests. As time passed and we got to know each other more we fell in love. We were both looking forward to meeting in August.

In August just a few days after arriving in Uganda, Joseph set up a meeting at Kampala Serena Hotel for Juliet and I to meet each other. From the moment we met we knew we'd be together forever. The entire month of August after our initial meeting we spent as much time together as our schedules allowed. Towards the end of my trip I went to her home village in Lira Uganda and met her family. It was at that time that I proposed to her and we became engaged.

Way too much, two sentences max on how/when you met in person.


Phil (Lockport, near Chicago) and Alla (Lobnya, near Moscow)

As of Dec 7, 2009, now Zero miles apart (literally)!

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It does establish what they're asking for, but I really don't think you need all the lead-up info. Tho as others said, if you want to send exactly that, it is grammatically correct, and does answer the question. We wrote up something similar, and it didn't cause any problems. Just do be sure to sign and date it once you print it out. And label it clearly at the top!

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I met X on Y date in Z location.

Bish, bash, bosh = DONE.

I (and others) chose to include a separate letter outlining our relationship "timeline" as a piece of secondary evidence. You could also do that if you wish.


Immigration Timeline

 

June 2013: Met whilst working at a summer camp in Michigan 

K1

November 1st 2014: I-129f submitted for K1 visa

February 24th 2015: Visa in hand!

February 26th 2015: POE at Las Vegas airport, then onwards to Oregon! 

March 6th 2015: Marriage (with a "real" wedding to follow next year on 7/6/2016)

March 9th 2015: AOS, EAD & AP submitted

September 22nd 2015: Interview

January 14th 2016: Two year Green card received -phew!

ROC

August 8th 2017: 90 day window begins! ROC time!

September 28th 2017: Biometric Appointment in Portland, OR

March 5th 2018: Case received by local office

August 18th 2018: 18 month extension letter mailed

N400

August 8th 2018: Window opens to submit naturalization application

August 13th 2018: N400 Application submitted online :dance:

August 14th 2018: NOA1

September 6th 2018: Biometrics

 

I am the Beneficiary

 

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wondering if this is what their looking for or if its too long/too short?

I-129F ADDENDUM: Question 34.A

I, Nicholas ****, met Juliet *** through a mutual friend of ours who lives in Uganda. I had previous plans of going to Uganda in August 2014 to help assist teaching children English and math at Kampala Children’s Center located in Wakiso. I had disclosed this information to my friend, Joseph ****in May2014. At this time Joseph told me of his friend Juliet *** who was single and thought that we would make a great couple.

I began talking to Juliet on a regular basis as soon as he introduced us over the telephone. Juliet and I had much to talk about and shared many common interests. As time passed and we got to know each other more we fell in love. We were both looking forward to meeting in August.

In August just a few days after arriving in Uganda, Joseph set up a meeting at Kampala Serena Hotel for Juliet and I to meet each other. From the moment we met we knew we'd be together forever. The entire month of August after our initial meeting we spent as much time together as our schedules allowed. Towards the end of my trip I went to her home village in Lira Uganda and met her family. It was at that time that I proposed to her and we became engaged.

Sounds like a short romance novel...which is OK,

but I think simple factual statement is all you need...

I think all they want to know is when, how, where...

and in the relationship evidence documents,

you can share your emails, chat logs, phone call history, etc. with more "loving" details...but not here...


10-04-2013 We met online
11-21-2013 We met in person in Shanghai for 2 weeks

12-13-2013 I-129F packet sent via express

12-19-2013 USCIS NOA #1 (text and email) received

12-24-2013 USCIS assigns Alien Registration Number
12-31-2013 USCIS NOA #1 hard copy received
06-02-2014 USCIS web site shows NOA #2 approval
06-06-2014 USCIS web site shows case sent to NVC

06-xx-2014 Fiancee acquired birth, marriage, and police certificates from local police station (wrong)

06-16-2014 NVC creates case with GUZ### number

06-19-2014 NVC sends case sent to Guangzhou, China
06-24-2014 Received packet 3 express mail from embassy
06-25-2014 Completed DS-160 and paid K1 visa fee

06-26-2014 Mailed packet 3 response back to Embassy

06-26-2014 Requested police certificate from Russian embassy

07-08-2014 Received packet 4 email from Embassy

07-17-2014 Picked up Russian police certificate

07-25-2014 Fiancee medical exam (received MMR & Varicella, but they missed required TD shot)

07-31-2014 Picked up medical exam reports

08-01-2014 Request (correct) birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service (GongZhengChu)

08-06-2014 Picked up birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service

08-14-2014 Passed Interview Guangzhou embassy

09-01-2014 Received passport, visa, & sealed envelope

09-13-2014 POE

09-17-2014 Went to CBP office to get (US entry) I-94 updated correctly

09-18-2014 Applied for Social Security Card
09-19-2014 Applied for Marriage License (via online)
09-25-2014 Received Social Security Card
09-30-2014 Picked up Marriage License
10-09-2014 Marriage by Justice of Peace
10-09-2014 Got Certified Marriage Certificate Copies
10-17-2014 Received a letter from SS office that they need the marriage license
10-09-2014 Applied to change the social security card name
10-24-2014 Went back to SS office to provide the marriage certificate documents again!!!
12-09-2014 Submitted AOS, EAD, and AP
12-16-2014 Received 16 emails and 16 text NOA messages
01-05-2015 Received Biometrics appointment letter for (01-12-2015)
01-12-2015 Had Biometrics (fingerprint & picture) - Required Marriage Certificate!!!
02-17-2015 EAD and AP is approved
02-23-2015 Received AP is approval letter
02-25-2015 Received EAD/AP combo card (expires 02/16/2016)
02-27-2015 Applied for SS card name change (they took her SS card)
02-27-2015 Driver's learner permit test was denied since the SS card was given to SS office for name change
03-17-2015 Received SS card with married name
03-17-2015 Started to change all her accounts to married name
03-23-2015 Received potential interview waiver letter
03-27-2015 DMV rejects learner's permit due to "legal status=pending" and vision test failure
04-05-2015 Vision test for learner's permit
04-06-2015 DPS sent us letter that DHS cleared my wife's status to acquire driver's license.
04-10-2015 Passed Driver Learner's Permit
04-22-2015 Received Driver Learner's Permit ID card (expires 02/16/2016)
08-27-2015 Green Card approved
08-31-2015 Received Green Card "Welcome Notice Was Mailed" letter
09-05-2015 Received Green card
10-26-2015 Passed Driver's License Road Test (on 3rd attempt)
11-03-2015 Received Driver's License (expires 02/16/2022)
11-06-2015 Applied to remove conditional work remark on SS card
11-23-2015 Received updated Social Security Card.
- - - - - - - - - - Pending Future Processing - - - - - - - - - -
05-27-2017 File 10 Year Green Card
08-27-2017 2 Year Green Card Expires
05-27-2018 File USC

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I kept it straight to the point on our application. We really could have written a novel due to the number of times and locations that we have already met!

Here's what we put:

Part 2, Question 34a:

I, ***** (the Petitioner) have met ***** (the Beneficiary) a total of 14 times since we first met on June ** 2011.

In the last two years (as of February 2015), we have been together, in person, between the dates in the following locations:

2013:

June ** to July ** - (*** OH, *** TN, *** NC, *** SC, *** SC, and *** FL)

November ** to December ** - (*** FL)

December ** to January **- (*** United Kingdom)

2014:

March ** to March ** - (*** FL)

June ** to July ** - (*** OH, *** and *** SC, *** and *** FL)

November ** to December ** - (*** FL)

December ** to January ** (2015) - (***/ ***/ *** United Kingdom)

*SIGNED BY PETITIONER*

(PETITIONERS NAME)


K1 VISA APPLICATION AND ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

08/10/2015 Flight to USA with K1 Visa - POE NYC JFK airport

08/11/2015 Married!

10/15/2015 Moved into our new home in Bradenton, FL

11/02/2015 Filed package for AOS, EAD and AP

11/08/2015 NOA1 (Electronic) received for AOS, EAD and AP

01/07/2016 Biometrics Appointment completed

01/20/2016 EAD/ AP (I-765/ I-131) approved. Text & email confirmation

01/25/2016 EAD/ AP (I-765/ I-131) USCIS confirmed card sent

01/26/2016 EAD/ AP Card received (85 days from filing AOS)

08/05/2016 "New Card Is Being Produced" USCIS Case Status update

08/10/2016 "Card has been mailed" USCIS Case Status Update

08/11/2016 Welcome Letter received

08/12/2016 Permanent Residency/ Green Card delivered by USPS

 

 

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