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Hi,I just want to ask if certificate of employment is really needed,I prepared all documents however I don't have a certificate of employment.

List of documents I prepared:

Financial documents

I864EZ

Tax transcript for recent 3 years

W2 for recent 3 years years

W2 and tax return 2014 don't have yet..

Supporting documents:

Birth certificate

Marriage certificate

NBI clearance or police certificate

Photocopy of valid passport

Photograps

PD Dec.09,2013

IIN # and case # Feb.06,2014

DS261 completed Feb.21 2015

AOS paid Fb. 21, 2015 status in process..

IV not invoiced yet..

Edited by wheondo

Priority Date Dec.09,2013

Feb.06,2014 NOA2

March 27 2014 IIN# and Case #

Feb.20,2015 DS261

Feb.21,2015 AOS paid

Feb.28,2015 AOS documents and IV documents sent in one package

March 4,2015 Scan date (NVC Package received email confirmation)

March.5,2015 invoiced IV

March 11,2015 IV status showed paid

March 12,2015 DS260 completed

April 1,2015 Case Completed No checklist (phone and email confirmation) :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea:

July 21,2015 Medical Passed

August 6 ,2015 Interview date scheduled over the phone confirmation 6/25/2015 :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea:

Interview letter via email received 6/30/2015

August 6,2015 interview Approved

August 6,2015 CEAC Status:"Issued "the same day

August 10,2015 Visa available for pick up at 2go MOA

August 11,2015 Visa on hand & CFO Seminar done

August 17,2015 flight to Las vegas

My interview experienced

Hi guys,my interview experienced at the US EMBASSY Manila Philippines
I arrived at the embassy around 3:30 am and I was number 11 on the line
Around 5:00 AM the guard let us in and there were 2 woman collecting the
documents :
1.DS260 confirmation page
2.Appoinment letter first page only
3.Passport
and then returned it to me with my passport inside the plastic and delivery
infromation sheet.You have to fill it out later for your visa delivery
Next I went inside for body and bag checking
Then I proceed to :
Step 1.finger print scanning and the woman asked me DS260 confirmation
page andAppoinment letter she wrote something on it and returned it to me
.And then she told me to go directly to step 2.
waiting time 2 minutes only before step 2
Step 2.Pre Screening Filipino consul.
He asked me the following documents because we only sent a xerox
copy to NVC.
:NSO Birth Certificate
:NSO Marriage Contract
:NBI
:CENOMAR/CEMAR
:Medical report
I submitted all those documnets
Questions
A.What is your Full name and Birth date?
B.Who is your petitioner?
C.When did you get married?
D.when was the last time he visited you.?
E.How did you know each other ?
F.Do you have a pictures together?
And that's all he then told me to go directly to step4 for final
interview and OATh taking.
waiting time before step 4 almost 2 hrs of sitting and waiting before the
consul called my # and I don't know why the're not using there screen to
show numbers.
Step 4. American Consul.( a woman and she was very nice.)
First I took oath after that she directly asked me a questions
Questions:
A.Your Full name and date of Birth?
B.who is your petitioner?
C.How long have you been married ?
D.Do you have kids?
E.what is your husband's job?
F.where does he work?
G.when did you get married?
H.how did you know each other?
I.what is his adress?
J.how many times he visited you ?
And that's all she said ( well everything looks good you may now go to step
5 for releasing.And then I said thak you very much!!!
Step 5: Releasing this time you will know if you have 221g.
1. woman asked me my ds260 confirmation page again
2. what is your full name and date of birth
and then she said alright everything is fine you may now go to 2go
counter for passport and visa pocket delivery.
2GO counter woman only asked me the delivery information sheet wherein you
have fill out all the details for delivery of your visa pocket.
And then I'm done around 9:30 am with a smile in my face and hungry
stomach,
All you have to do guys just be honest for every details everything will be
fine....

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I did not send an employment letter in. the H R person told me the company I work at does not issue employment letter, but if I need help later with more proof they will try to help me

I just sent in about 6 months of pay stubs with my I-184 EZ form

you should send in copies of pay stubs

Edited by j&ana

ROC
Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

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I did not send an employment letter in. the H R person told me the company I work at does not issue employment letter, but if I need help later with more proof they will try to help me

I just sent in about 6 months of pay stubs with my I-184 EZ form

you should send in copies of pay stubs

j&ana thak you..By the way what did you put on your I864EZ #17 current annual income?did you base it on your last year annual income?


Priority Date Dec.09,2013

Feb.06,2014 NOA2

March 27 2014 IIN# and Case #

Feb.20,2015 DS261

Feb.21,2015 AOS paid

Feb.28,2015 AOS documents and IV documents sent in one package

March 4,2015 Scan date (NVC Package received email confirmation)

March.5,2015 invoiced IV

March 11,2015 IV status showed paid

March 12,2015 DS260 completed

April 1,2015 Case Completed No checklist (phone and email confirmation) :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea:

July 21,2015 Medical Passed

August 6 ,2015 Interview date scheduled over the phone confirmation 6/25/2015 :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea: :idea:

Interview letter via email received 6/30/2015

August 6,2015 interview Approved

August 6,2015 CEAC Status:"Issued "the same day

August 10,2015 Visa available for pick up at 2go MOA

August 11,2015 Visa on hand & CFO Seminar done

August 17,2015 flight to Las vegas

My interview experienced

Hi guys,my interview experienced at the US EMBASSY Manila Philippines
I arrived at the embassy around 3:30 am and I was number 11 on the line
Around 5:00 AM the guard let us in and there were 2 woman collecting the
documents :
1.DS260 confirmation page
2.Appoinment letter first page only
3.Passport
and then returned it to me with my passport inside the plastic and delivery
infromation sheet.You have to fill it out later for your visa delivery
Next I went inside for body and bag checking
Then I proceed to :
Step 1.finger print scanning and the woman asked me DS260 confirmation
page andAppoinment letter she wrote something on it and returned it to me
.And then she told me to go directly to step 2.
waiting time 2 minutes only before step 2
Step 2.Pre Screening Filipino consul.
He asked me the following documents because we only sent a xerox
copy to NVC.
:NSO Birth Certificate
:NSO Marriage Contract
:NBI
:CENOMAR/CEMAR
:Medical report
I submitted all those documnets
Questions
A.What is your Full name and Birth date?
B.Who is your petitioner?
C.When did you get married?
D.when was the last time he visited you.?
E.How did you know each other ?
F.Do you have a pictures together?
And that's all he then told me to go directly to step4 for final
interview and OATh taking.
waiting time before step 4 almost 2 hrs of sitting and waiting before the
consul called my # and I don't know why the're not using there screen to
show numbers.
Step 4. American Consul.( a woman and she was very nice.)
First I took oath after that she directly asked me a questions
Questions:
A.Your Full name and date of Birth?
B.who is your petitioner?
C.How long have you been married ?
D.Do you have kids?
E.what is your husband's job?
F.where does he work?
G.when did you get married?
H.how did you know each other?
I.what is his adress?
J.how many times he visited you ?
And that's all she said ( well everything looks good you may now go to step
5 for releasing.And then I said thak you very much!!!
Step 5: Releasing this time you will know if you have 221g.
1. woman asked me my ds260 confirmation page again
2. what is your full name and date of birth
and then she said alright everything is fine you may now go to 2go
counter for passport and visa pocket delivery.
2GO counter woman only asked me the delivery information sheet wherein you
have fill out all the details for delivery of your visa pocket.
And then I'm done around 9:30 am with a smile in my face and hungry
stomach,
All you have to do guys just be honest for every details everything will be
fine....

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j&ana thak you..By the way what did you put on your I864EZ #17 current annual income?did you base it on your last year annual income?

I just started a new job about 6 months ago. I just times my payper hour times 40 work hours times 52 weeks in year payperhourx40x52=current annually income

I am at the same stage as you are maybe a couple of weeks ahead so I can not tell you for sure if that is good enough, but it is what I did.


ROC
Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

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Hi j&ana

In CEAC website says to mail documents after submitting DS-260, So how you send them or is ok or what?

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After submitting the DS-260, mail all supporting documentation (as listed on the Documents The Applicant Must Submitweb page) for each applicant to the NVC.
Once received, it will take the NVC 60 days to review your case. If any additional information is required after the review, the NVC will notify the applicant (or the applicant’s agent).


Month/Day/Year

09/26/2013 - Priority Date

10/01/2013- NOA1

11/01/2013- NOA2-approved

12/10/2013- NVC received my case and get Case#

02/14/2015- Received email from NVC to pay AOS fee and choose agent

02/15/2015- DS-261 generated & filled and AOS fee paid

02/23/2015 - All documents sent

02/24/2015 - NVC received documents

02/28/2015 - NVC Scan Date 02/24/2015

03/04/2015 - Received email from NVC to pay IV fee

03/04/2015 - IV fee paid 03/17/2015 - IV shows "PAID"

03/17/2015 - DS-260 filled and 30 business days for review

03/31/2015 Stupid Checklist :( " need to mark that I'm LPR")

03/31/2015 Sent the corrected I-864EZ

04/01/2015 Scan Date of Stupid checklist

04/24/2015 CASE COMPLETED over phone :):dancing:

05/01/2015 CASE COMPLETED EMAIL

06/09/2015 Email received with interview Date :):dancing:

06/22/2015 Medical Exam Completed

07/07/2015 Interview Date :) :)

07/07/2015 CEAC changed to "Administrative Processing" they need another I-864 form because newborn baby

08/03/2015 Visa Issued :):dancing:

08/08/2015 Visa Received :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :dancing:

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Hi j&ana

In CEAC website says to mail documents after submitting DS-260, So how you send them or is ok or what?

Copied from CEAC

After submitting the DS-260, mail all supporting documentation (as listed on the Documents The Applicant Must Submitweb page) for each applicant to the NVC.

Once received, it will take the NVC 60 days to review your case. If any additional information is required after the review, the NVC will notify the applicant (or the applicant’s agent).

yes it is ok to mail them in before you fill out the DS260. you just need the AOS cover sheet for both packes. if you wait until after you pay all the fees and fill out the Ds260 form. you will be waiting additional time.

If you want you can call the nvc and ask them but they will tell you the same thing I posted that you can send the documents in before IV fees are paid or Ds260 is fill out

Edited by j&ana

ROC
Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

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yes it is ok to mail them in before you fill out the DS260. you just need the AOS cover sheet for both packes. if you wait until after you pay all the fees and fill out the Ds260 form. you will be waiting additional time.

If you want you can call the nvc and ask them but they will tell you the same thing I posted that you can send the documents in before IV fees are paid or Ds260 is fill out

I don't think you should send the IV docs before the IV fees are paid. AOS docs before IV fees, yes. IV docs before DS260, yes. But not IV docs before IV fees. That's asking for trouble.

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  I don't think you should send the IV docs before the IV fees are paid. AOS docs before IV fees, yes. IV docs before DS260, yes. But not IV docs before IV fees. That's asking for trouble.

Actually they are asking for both packets to be sent together now to speed up process.

This is what I and other members on here have done. If you call the NVC they will tell you the same. However if you do not want to do it this way ,and wait for the IV fee, to be paid that will add additional waiting time ( it will be at least a month probably closer to two months that you will have to wait extra), but it is your choice You can call NVC 1603-334-0700 to verify that it can be done this way, or you can do it your way and while others that had their case same time as you at NVC are getting their case approve. you will still be waiting for approval.


ROC
Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

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Here is another topic about the same thing sending in the documents. Notice one member posted that he call NVC and was told the same thing that both packets can be send in before IV fee is paid and DS260 form is fill out.

If you still do not believe it. That is your choice.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/537598-iv-aplication-fee/

Edited by j&ana

ROC
Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

http://jerryjja.wix.com/filipinasaswa?_ga=1.194674661.91538870.1441656248

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Here is another topic about the same thing sending in the documents. Notice one member posted that he call NVC and was told the same thing that both packets can be send in before IV fee is paid and DS260 form is fill out.

If you still do not believe it. That is your choice.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/537598-iv-aplication-fee/

That's good to know that NVC has changed their procedures. It used to be that if you sent your IV docs before the bill, your docs will get lost in la-la land. I'm glad that's not the case anymore.

I'm actually done with my processing. I've just hang out here to try to give back for all the help I got during my own processing.

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It is the NVC they are still losing stuff. It is suppose to improve the process. I am not to sure about that, it seems like it is taking longer for stuff to be done at the nvc such as getting case number and having fees invoice and documents review

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ROC
Service Center : Nebraska Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-20
I-130 Sent : 2014-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-10-09
I-130 RFE for NSO copy of marriage certificate: 2014-11-03
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-11-18
I-130 Approved : 2014-12-07
NVC Received : 2014-12-23
NVC case number: 2015-02-04
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-02-04
Pay AOS Bill : 2015-02-05
Submit DS-261 : 2015-02-05
Sent AOS Package : 2015-02-09
Sent IV Package : 2015-02-09
Scan date : 2015-02-10
Receive IV Bill : 2015-03-03
Pay IV Bill : 2015-03-06
Submit DS-260: 2015-3-12
Case Completed at NVC : 2015-03-20
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter: 2015-3-27
Medical complete: 2015-04-08
Interview Date : 2015-05-08
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2015-05-13

Date of US Entry : 2015-06-09
 

Date of Social Security card receive : 06-2015

Date of Green Card received 07-2015

Date of ROC FILE 05-19-2017

 I-751 NOA Date 05-26-2017

   

http://jerryjja.wix.com/filipinasaswa?_ga=1.194674661.91538870.1441656248

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