Jump to content
Nick_KristinaO

What happened to the Balance of Workload (for TSC) between Service Centers they announced March 27, 2015????

29 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

I was so excited when I heard the news about the balance of workload the USCIS announced March 27, 2015. I thought things would move a little quicker now for the Texas Service Center but it doesn't seem like anything has changed. Everything is still as slow as ever!

I also went to the USCIS website and I can't find the announcement article.

Can't find anything on the internet either... Does anyone have any information about this? Did they just not go through with it?

I filed my I-129f for a K1 visa back on September 30, 2014 and it's been more than 6 months without hearing a single thing...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's here.

http://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/workload-transfer-within-service-center-operations

(I just googled USCIS workload balance and it was the first link)


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!)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nothing has happened yet. It does look like new petitions that would have gone to TSC are being sent to CSC . That does nothing to help us, of course.

Check out this thread: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/542366-i-129f-transfer-thread-if-you-have-been-recently-transferred-please-post-here/

Edited by April+Daniel

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I dont even know if this is happening yet to be honest.

We just submitted our K-1 application and received the receipt number on 23rd March, saying it was going to Texas. Judging by comments on here, that is pretty much worse case scenario.

If they were balancing the workload, would the application not have been sent somwhere else, such as Cali or Vermont?

Feeling pretty deflated.


Tom & Kaley

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I dont even know if this is happening yet to be honest.

We just submitted our K-1 application and received the receipt number on 23rd March, saying it was going to Texas. Judging by comments on here, that is pretty much worse case scenario.

If they were balancing the workload, would the application not have been sent somwhere else, such as Cali or Vermont?

Feeling pretty deflated.

Try not to be too discouraged just yet. With the additional new filers being routed to CSC the processing time for that service center is likely to increase. With fewer being routed to Texas, it should ease the strain there too. Until sufficient time has passed, it is difficult to guess the end result here. Texas has not always been the slowest center. It may be that in the next year CSC will be the one to hope to avoid. It's happened before. Nobody knows.

Congratulations on your NOA1.


Lee & William

8/2/2014 - Sent I-129F Petition with USPS by Express Mail
8/4/2014 - I-129F delivered to dropbox
8/6/2014 - NOA1 Text/E-Mail received
8/11/2014 - Alien Registration Number Changed (Text/E-Mail) / NOA1 Letter received by Mail
3/16/2015 - NOA2 Text/E-Mail received (224 days)
3/20/2015 - Sent to NVC
3/31/2015 - NVC Received
4/1/2015 - Case Number Assigned
4/7/2015 - NVC Sent to Embassy
4/10/2015 - London Embassy Received
4/11/2015 - Medical
4/15/2015 - Packet 3 Received
4/12/2015 - Packet 3 Sent
4/23/2015 - Packet 4 Received
5/18/2015 - Interview - APPROVED
5/30/2015 - Visa collected from courier
6/1/2015 - POE
6/14/2015 - Wedding

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's here.

http://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/workload-transfer-within-service-center-operations

(I just googled USCIS workload balance and it was the first link)

haha thanks! I guess I wasn't wording it right! Appreciate that because I'm just getting restless and I thought they might of just scratched the whole idea of a workload balance.

Nothing has happened yet. It does look like new petitions that would have gone to TSC are being sent to CSC . That does nothing to help us, of course.

Check out this thread: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/542366-i-129f-transfer-thread-if-you-have-been-recently-transferred-please-post-here/

Yeah I'm just worried that we will just sit here waiting longer and longer while new filers get all the benefits. I guess this is the perfect way for the US to see which filers are real and which aren't... I'm just happy that I have been able to be with my fiancee through this whole process, thank god for being a dual citizen!!

thanks for your response :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i sent the k1 application on march 28th to texas lock box. mail confirmation came on the april 2nd that they got it.

yesterday i got email notice about my case number and our case got transferred to CSC. im from florida

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

~Moved from K1 Process to USCIS Service Centers Forum~

~Inquiry about service centers activities~


Completed: K1/K2 (271 days) - AOS/EAD/AP (134 days) - ROC (279 days)

> Almost 2 years of our lives involved with the USCIS/DOS "shuffle" & worth every second of it ! <

"Si vis amari, ama" - Seneca

_______________________

:idea: Read more, post less.... Google can be your friend ! :idea:

Prior apologies if I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.

Keep your timeline current: http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's here.

http://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/workload-transfer-within-service-center-operations

(I just googled USCIS workload balance and it was the first link)

I never understood 'this',

as it states casefiles at Vermont were being shifted to California, no mention of Texas what so ever.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

2mzcunl.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I never understood 'this',

as it states casefiles at Vermont were being shifted to California, no mention of Texas what so ever.

Yeah, admittedly it was possibly (probably?) wishful thinking on some desperate people's part (edit: if this comes out harshly... I'm one of these desperate people!!). A subset of I-130s from VSC to CSC were specifically mentioned, but then later in the notice it stated that I-129f, I-485, I-812D and a couple others would be transferred. None of those mentioned to or from specifically.

Generally, everyone assumed because CSC and TSC are the only 2 working on I-129Fs. And how in the world could they transfer from CSC to TSC to balance workload, given the processing times. That would be a new low, even for USCIS.

Edited by April+Daniel

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

And how in the world could they transfer from CSC to TSC to balance workload, given the processing times. That would be a new low, even for USCIS.

Haha, that's gold...thanks for the giggle :-)

Waiting, waiting, waiting....


ROC Window Opened: Thursday 7th December 2017

Posted Package: Friday 8th December

Package Received at USCIS: Monday 11th December

Check Cashed: Thursday 21 December

NOA Received: Wednesday 27 December

NOA Dated: Tuesday 12 December

Biometrics Letter Received: Saturday 13 January 2018

Biometrics Letter Notice Date: Friday 5 January

Biometrics Appointment: Wednesday 24 January

I-797 NOA I751 18 Months Extension Letter Received: 30 July (in an envelope from 'Potomac Service Center' Arlington VA)

I-797 NOA I751 18 Months Extension Letter Received: 08 August (in an envelope from 'Vermont Service Center' St Albans VT) different version!

On February 27, 2018, we received your Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, Receipt Number EAC xxxxxxx at your local office :unsure: ?!

On April 9, 2018, we received your Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, Receipt Number EAC xxxxxxx at your local office :unsure: ?!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The director for USCIS, said a few months ago, "there was virtually no difference in the granted petitions at TSC and CSC, and we all know that was a load of #######!

This is not "rocket science" just send some of the states assigned to TSC to CSC, and it would even out in a few months.

I just do not see any relief, for the people at TSC, we feel your pain, we were at Vermont, and was 186 days, until NOA 2. I know some have waited longer at TSC, and I feel your pain, BUT when it does happen, you will be so happy!! It will happen one day, when you least expect it.

My wife and I was chatting on Skype New Years Eve, 2013, and "up popped the message" from USCIS.,.,.,you are approved!

It is long, it is painful, but it is worth it!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Try not to be too discouraged just yet. With the additional new filers being routed to CSC the processing time for that service center is likely to increase. With fewer being routed to Texas, it should ease the strain there too. Until sufficient time has passed, it is difficult to guess the end result here. Texas has not always been the slowest center. It may be that in the next year CSC will be the one to hope to avoid. It's happened before. Nobody knows.

Congratulations on your NOA1.

The last "transfer" didn't cause any strain to be eased. All it did was give TSC the ability to sit on their remaining I-129F petitions longer.


ROC Timeline!

Service Center : California Service Center

NOA1 : 2017-09-01

Biometrics : 2017-09-28

 

AOS Timeline!

Marriage : 2015-01-10

AOS/EAD/AP NOA1 : 2015-01-20

Biometrics : 2015-02-17

EAD/AP Approved : 2015-03-17

EAD/AP Card Received : 2015-03-27

NPIW : 2015-06-11

AOS Approved : 2015-11-24

GC Received : 2015-12-01

 

K-1 Visa Timeline!

Service Center : Texas Service Center

Transferred? No

Consulate : Frankfurt, Germany

I-129F NOA1 : 2014-03-11

I-129F NOA2 : 2014-08-12

Consulate Received : 2014-09-15

Interview Date : 2014-11-13

Interview Result : Approved

Visa Received : 2014-11-15

US Entry : 2014-12-31

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Ask our VJ Immigration Lawyers.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
- Back to Top -


Important Disclaimer: Please read carefully the Visajourney.com Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service you should not access or view any page (including this page) on VisaJourney.com. Answers and comments provided on Visajourney.com Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Visajourney.com does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. VisaJourney.com does not condone immigration fraud in any way, shape or manner. VisaJourney.com recommends that if any member or user knows directly of someone involved in fraudulent or illegal activity, that they report such activity directly to the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You can contact ICE via email at Immigration.Reply@dhs.gov or you can telephone ICE at 1-866-347-2423. All reported threads/posts containing reference to immigration fraud or illegal activities will be removed from this board. If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by contacting us here with a url link to that content. Thank you.
×