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My husband filled I130 last march 17.We called US embassy this morning to find out if our petition is approved and this old lady got so mad telling us why we called so early. What should we do to be able to know that our petition is approved? We caled this number 301-2000 ext. 2224.

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Sorry, but did you mean last March, or this March? If 2015, well, that was less than 2 weeks ago. That is early. REALLY early...


Sent I-129F to Lewisville, TX: 10/21/2014
I-129F received in Lewisville, TX!: 10/23/2014

NOA1 - Text/Email: 10/28/2014

ARN updated: 10/28/2014

NOA2: 06/09/2015 (224 days)

Sent to NVC: 06/22/2015

NVC received: 06/30/2015

NVC Case Number received: 07/01/2015

Sent to Vancouver: 07/06/2015

Consulate received: 07/14/2015

Packet 3 sent: 07/14/2015

Packet 4 received: 07/16/2015

Medical: 08/14/2015

Interview: 08/18/2015 - APPROVED!

Received Visa: 08/21/2015

POE: 09/06/2015

Married: 10/25/2015

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Sorry, but did you mean last March, or this March? If 2015, well, that was less than 2 weeks ago. That is early. REALLY early...

OP meant two weeks ago, though most North Americans English speakers would take that to mean last year. It is the way Filipinos say that. They literally mean the last March 17, which was two weeks ago.

OP give it another week maybe two. She was mad cause you called too soon, but she can be mad if she wants you could call everyday if you wanted to.

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My husband filled I130 last march 17.We called US embassy this morning to find out if our petition is approved and this old lady got so mad telling us why we called so early. What should we do to be able to know that our petition is approved? We caled this number 301-2000 ext. 2224.

Do you have a noa 1 day? Give about 3 weeks from that day....

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yes way to early to know anything even for a dcf filer


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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Keep calling. As a DCF filer, my wife's I-130 that I filed on 11Dec2015 was approved 13 calendar days (9 business days later). Others on this board have reported approvals within the same time frame.


"Ad Astra Per Aspera"

"Audentes Fortuna Adiuvat"

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Dec 11, 2014 - Filed I-130 via DCF @ US Embassy Manila (...and we're on the clock...) - Read about my experience filing DCF here > http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/527064-filed-dcf-i-130-for-ir-1-at-us-embassy-manila-aar/

Dec 11, 2014 - NOA1: Not sure what to put here, Dec 11, 2014, Dec 24, 2014 or something in between.

Dec 24, 2014 - NOA2: I called USCIS @ USEM on Jan 5, 2015 and was told the I-130 was approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you Santa!

Jan 13, 2015 - MNL Case Number & Packet 3 Received via email (I emailed the IV Unit-Manila requesting these on Jan 5, 2015 and Jan 12, 2015)

Jan 21, 2015 - NOA2: Mailed (via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to our place here in Manila.

Jan 22, 2015 - Packet 3: Mailed (again via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to out place here in Manila.

Feb 24 & 25, 2015 - Day 1 & Day 2 of Medical @ SLEC. Immunizations given on Day 2, thankfully

Mar 5, 2015 - USEM Interview Appointment - IR-1 Visa Approved! (CEAC Status updated to ISSUED afternoon of interview day)

Mar 10, 2015 - 3pm - Received SMS saying IV Package ready for pickup at 2GO MoA. Picked up at 5pm. (Shipped/Picked Up/In Hand on 3rd Business Day post interview)

Mar 13, 2015 - CFO Manila - Done

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Now disposing/selling/giving away/shipping to the US stuff from 14 years in the PHL and 4 years together before heading to POE.

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Sorry, but did you mean last March, or this March? If 2015, well, that was less than 2 weeks ago. That is early. REALLY early...

Not at all. The DCF process is quick. REALLY quick. From the Date of I-130 filing to visa in hand was just under 3 months, and we took our time scheduling the medical and interview. If you get lucky, it can be done in two months or even less.


"Ad Astra Per Aspera"

"Audentes Fortuna Adiuvat"

==========

Dec 11, 2014 - Filed I-130 via DCF @ US Embassy Manila (...and we're on the clock...) - Read about my experience filing DCF here > http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/527064-filed-dcf-i-130-for-ir-1-at-us-embassy-manila-aar/

Dec 11, 2014 - NOA1: Not sure what to put here, Dec 11, 2014, Dec 24, 2014 or something in between.

Dec 24, 2014 - NOA2: I called USCIS @ USEM on Jan 5, 2015 and was told the I-130 was approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you Santa!

Jan 13, 2015 - MNL Case Number & Packet 3 Received via email (I emailed the IV Unit-Manila requesting these on Jan 5, 2015 and Jan 12, 2015)

Jan 21, 2015 - NOA2: Mailed (via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to our place here in Manila.

Jan 22, 2015 - Packet 3: Mailed (again via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to out place here in Manila.

Feb 24 & 25, 2015 - Day 1 & Day 2 of Medical @ SLEC. Immunizations given on Day 2, thankfully

Mar 5, 2015 - USEM Interview Appointment - IR-1 Visa Approved! (CEAC Status updated to ISSUED afternoon of interview day)

Mar 10, 2015 - 3pm - Received SMS saying IV Package ready for pickup at 2GO MoA. Picked up at 5pm. (Shipped/Picked Up/In Hand on 3rd Business Day post interview)

Mar 13, 2015 - CFO Manila - Done

==========

Now disposing/selling/giving away/shipping to the US stuff from 14 years in the PHL and 4 years together before heading to POE.

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OP meant two weeks ago, though most North Americans English speakers would take that to mean last year. It is the way Filipinos say that. They literally mean the last March 17, which was two weeks ago.

OP give it another week maybe two. She was mad cause you called too soon, but she can be mad if she wants you could call everyday if you wanted to.

The guy who answered my call when I called USCIS-Manila last Jan 5th when I called asking about our I-130 petition sounded upset when I asked about our petition status giving me the usual 60-90 day processing time spiel. I told him that I was the petitioner and that if he would just go ahead and check anyway. He gets back on the line sounding rather surprised that the Petition was approved the previous Dec 24th (1 business and 12 calendar days previously).

To the OP, keep calling, especially if you're the petitioner.

yes way to early to know anything even for a dcf filer

Not at all. At relative point in the immigration timeline (10 business days after filing the I-130), our I-130 had already been approved.

And if you check one of the other timelines, one guy who filed on March 12th or 13th already had his approval after about a week (March 20th). He started calling USCIS on the 16th.

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/541025-dcf-i-130-us-embassy-manila-please-help/

Edited by manilaraf

"Ad Astra Per Aspera"

"Audentes Fortuna Adiuvat"

==========

Dec 11, 2014 - Filed I-130 via DCF @ US Embassy Manila (...and we're on the clock...) - Read about my experience filing DCF here > http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/527064-filed-dcf-i-130-for-ir-1-at-us-embassy-manila-aar/

Dec 11, 2014 - NOA1: Not sure what to put here, Dec 11, 2014, Dec 24, 2014 or something in between.

Dec 24, 2014 - NOA2: I called USCIS @ USEM on Jan 5, 2015 and was told the I-130 was approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you Santa!

Jan 13, 2015 - MNL Case Number & Packet 3 Received via email (I emailed the IV Unit-Manila requesting these on Jan 5, 2015 and Jan 12, 2015)

Jan 21, 2015 - NOA2: Mailed (via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to our place here in Manila.

Jan 22, 2015 - Packet 3: Mailed (again via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to out place here in Manila.

Feb 24 & 25, 2015 - Day 1 & Day 2 of Medical @ SLEC. Immunizations given on Day 2, thankfully

Mar 5, 2015 - USEM Interview Appointment - IR-1 Visa Approved! (CEAC Status updated to ISSUED afternoon of interview day)

Mar 10, 2015 - 3pm - Received SMS saying IV Package ready for pickup at 2GO MoA. Picked up at 5pm. (Shipped/Picked Up/In Hand on 3rd Business Day post interview)

Mar 13, 2015 - CFO Manila - Done

==========

Now disposing/selling/giving away/shipping to the US stuff from 14 years in the PHL and 4 years together before heading to POE.

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Thank you so much manilaraf. We will call again nextweek and hopefully we get the approval soon. When we filled the lady told us 30-60 days processing and i read some threads that some are completing the process and getting approved less than a month. Hope to hear good news soon.

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My husband filled I130 last march 17.We called US embassy this morning to find out if our petition is approved and this old lady got so mad telling us why we called so early. What should we do to be able to know that our petition is approved? We caled this number 301-2000 ext. 2224.

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Hello, we filed I-130 last march 10 and we haven't got anything from the uscis yet. We've been calling them every week but we get the same spiels everytime. Last week we called them and the lady said it's still in process and said that they're pretty busy this time of the month.

Hopefully we hear from them soon. Good luck to us.

We call them every week just to check if there's anything :)

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Hello, we filed I-130 last march 10 and we haven't got anything from the uscis yet. We've been calling them every week but we get the same spiels everytime. Last week we called them and the lady said it's still in process and said that they're pretty busy this time of the month.

Hopefully we hear from them soon. Good luck to us.

We call them every week just to check if there's anything :)

hi oshinwalls! Hopefully we'll get approval soon. Best of luck to us. :)

We will try to send an email also. I hope they are more accommodating and help us when we call them again. We'll just try and find a person who is more patient on the phone and actually check our status.

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Here's the OP of this thread's (http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/541025-dcf-i-130-us-embassy-manila-please-help/page-4) most recent post and stated timeline. Please read the full thread for an idea of how fast it can go if everything aligns and the breaks go your way:

And That last bit is an error. Final Interview is April 9 as he listed earlier in the timeline:

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/541025-dcf-i-130-us-embassy-manila-please-help/?p=7551575

- March 13 Filed DCF I-130

- March 19 I-130 Spouse Petition APPROVED

- March 27 Received Packet 3

- March 27 Filled up DS-260 and Setup Appointment April 9

- March 30 Medical Appointment St Luke

- March 31 Medical Result

- March 9 Final Interview

Edited by manilaraf

"Ad Astra Per Aspera"

"Audentes Fortuna Adiuvat"

==========

Dec 11, 2014 - Filed I-130 via DCF @ US Embassy Manila (...and we're on the clock...) - Read about my experience filing DCF here > http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/527064-filed-dcf-i-130-for-ir-1-at-us-embassy-manila-aar/

Dec 11, 2014 - NOA1: Not sure what to put here, Dec 11, 2014, Dec 24, 2014 or something in between.

Dec 24, 2014 - NOA2: I called USCIS @ USEM on Jan 5, 2015 and was told the I-130 was approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you Santa!

Jan 13, 2015 - MNL Case Number & Packet 3 Received via email (I emailed the IV Unit-Manila requesting these on Jan 5, 2015 and Jan 12, 2015)

Jan 21, 2015 - NOA2: Mailed (via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to our place here in Manila.

Jan 22, 2015 - Packet 3: Mailed (again via PhilPost!) paper/hard copy delivered to out place here in Manila.

Feb 24 & 25, 2015 - Day 1 & Day 2 of Medical @ SLEC. Immunizations given on Day 2, thankfully

Mar 5, 2015 - USEM Interview Appointment - IR-1 Visa Approved! (CEAC Status updated to ISSUED afternoon of interview day)

Mar 10, 2015 - 3pm - Received SMS saying IV Package ready for pickup at 2GO MoA. Picked up at 5pm. (Shipped/Picked Up/In Hand on 3rd Business Day post interview)

Mar 13, 2015 - CFO Manila - Done

==========

Now disposing/selling/giving away/shipping to the US stuff from 14 years in the PHL and 4 years together before heading to POE.

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