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I sent in my K1 visa on March 16th and they received it on March 18th. I just looked online and saw it was approved 5 days ago, which means it only took 27 days from when they got it to when it was approved. Has anyone ever seen it done this fast before? Or am I jumping the gun here? I attached a picture of my approval. Someone pinch me and tell me I'm dreaming!

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March 16th, 2015 : I-129F Sent Overnight Post

March 18th, 2015 : I-129F Delivered (Overnight my butt!)

March 23rd, 2015 : I-129F Accepted and routed to CSC!

March 28th, 2015 : NOA1 Received

April 14th, 2015 : I-129F Approved, Awaiting NOA2

April 24th, 2015 : NOA 2 Received

May 14th, 2015 : Packet 3

June 24th, 2015 : Medical Examination

July 20th, 2015 : Interview (APPROVED!!!!!)

August 21st, 2015 : Date she arrives in the USA

October 30th, 2015 : Wedding Date

Total Time I-129F -> K1 = 4 months, 4 Days (Could have been sooner, we waited a bit to do the medical and send in our readiness notice for interview)

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Nope. That's California Service Center for you. Congrats. :) Think I saw one once that was nine days, pretty funny really.


K-1 - AOS & ROC Timeline  - Immigration and the Health Exchange Price of Love in the UK Thinking of Returning to UK?

 

First met: 12/31/04 - Engaged: 9/24/09
Filed I-129F: 10/4/14 - Packet received: 10/7/14
NOA 1 email + ARN assigned: 10/10/14 (hard copy 10/17/14)
Touched on website (fixed?): 12/9/14 - Poked USCIS: 4/1/15
NOA 2 email: 5/4/15 (hard copy 5/11/15)
Sent to NVC: 5/8/15 - NVC received + #'s assigned: 5/15/15 (estimated)
NVC sent: 5/19/15 - London received/ready: 5/26/15
Packet 3: 5/28/15 - Medical: 6/16/15
Poked London 7/1/15 - Packet 4: 7/2/15
Interview: 7/30/15 - Approved!
AP + Issued 8/3/15 - Visa in hand (depot): 8/6/15
POE: 8/27/15

Wedding: 9/30/15

Filed I-485, I-131, I-765: 11/7/15

Packet received: 11/9/15

NOA 1 txt/email: 11/15/15 - NOA 1 hardcopy: 11/19/15

Bio: 12/9/15

EAD + AP approved: 1/25/16 - EAD received: 2/1/16

RFE for USCIS inability to read vax instructions: 5/21/16 (no e-notification & not sent from local office!)

RFE response sent: 6/7/16 - RFE response received 6/9/16

AOS approved/card in production: 6/13/16  

NOA 2 hardcopy + card sent 6/17/16

Green Card received: 6/18/16

USCIS 120 day reminder notice: 2/22/18

Filed I-751: 5/2/18 - Packet received: 5/4/18

NOA 1:  5/29/18 (12 mo) 8/13/18 (18 mo)  - Bio: 6/27/18

 

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Yes, have definitely seen it before. Mine was years ago, but was 23 days at Vermont. Sometimes people get approved quickly. It happens. No one is certain why some get approved so quickly out of the blue, seemingly each year, but enjoy your luck of the draw. Congrats.

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That is just AWESOME! I really want to thank everyone on the forums for helping me put my packet together and sending it. I appreciate every one of you who helped me out and gave me advice.


March 16th, 2015 : I-129F Sent Overnight Post

March 18th, 2015 : I-129F Delivered (Overnight my butt!)

March 23rd, 2015 : I-129F Accepted and routed to CSC!

March 28th, 2015 : NOA1 Received

April 14th, 2015 : I-129F Approved, Awaiting NOA2

April 24th, 2015 : NOA 2 Received

May 14th, 2015 : Packet 3

June 24th, 2015 : Medical Examination

July 20th, 2015 : Interview (APPROVED!!!!!)

August 21st, 2015 : Date she arrives in the USA

October 30th, 2015 : Wedding Date

Total Time I-129F -> K1 = 4 months, 4 Days (Could have been sooner, we waited a bit to do the medical and send in our readiness notice for interview)

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congratulations.....ours was approved in 14 days but we are getting payback at the AOS stage. Start working on your packet 3 documents and evidences.....good luck.


9/16/2013-I-129-F Petition Rec`d-(Dallas lockbox, transfered to CSC)
9/19/2013-Notice Date- NOA-1
10/1/2013-Notice Date- NOA-2-I-129-F Petition Approved!
11/1/2013-NVC Rec`d I-129-F Petition
11/14/2013- U.S.Consulate- BKK Rec`d I-129-F
11/23/2013-Rec`d Packet 3
12/1/2013-Medical Exam
12/9/2013-Packet 3 sent to U.S. Consulate-BKK
12/16/2013-Rec`d Packet 4
1/22/2014-Interview/Approved!
1/25/2014-Rec`d Visa/Passport (Korat)

4/30/2014-POE-Chicago-O`Hare
5/1/2014-Successful S.S.# Application(Chicago office)Marriage License(Cook County)
5/2/2014-Married!
5/16/2014-AOS,I-765,I-131 package received by U.S.C.I.S.
5/19/2014-Notice Date- NOA-1`s
5/23/2014-Rec`d Biometrics Appointment Notice
5/30/2014-Early Biometrics(Chicago location)
7/26/2014-I-765 and I-131 Approved (card production)
8/01/2014-Rec`d Combo Card
9/10/2014-Rec`d Potential Interview Waiver Letter
3/20/2015-Filed form with CIS Ombudsman requesting assistance with AOS.
3/21/2015-Rec`d case# from Ombudsman.
4/03/2015-Sent I-765/I-131 renewal documents to U.S.C.I.S.
4/9/2015- NOA Notice Dates-I-765/I-131 renewal.
4/10/2015-NOA Notice Date-Biometrics Appt.for I-765/I-131 renewal.
4/27/2015-Biometrics Appt.for I-765/I-131 renewal.

5/22/2015-Rec`d RFE for expired Medical Exam.

5/23/2015-Rec`d Renewal Combo Card.

6/8/2015-Updated I-693 Medical Exam sent to U.S.C.I.S. (New York office)

6/20/2015-Rec`d Welcome Letter.

6/24/2015-Rec`d Green Card via U.S.P.S.

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Congratulations! That gives me so much hope for me and my Irish fiance. We sent our packet in on the 15th and will be processed at CSC as well. Hope we have even half the luck you have! That's so awesome. Congrats again ^_^


Feb. 21st, 2014 - The message that started it all, on OkCupid

March 2nd-3rd, 2014 - He asked me to be his 

May 7th, 2014 - First met in person (in Ireland) 

May 25th, 2014 - First actual long distance date

Oct 8th, 2014 - Second in person visit (in Washington)

Oct 31st, 2014 - First holiday spent together

March 16th, 2015 - He Proposed!!

April 15th, 2015 - Sent the K1 visa packet to Texas

April 18th, 2015 - CVS received our petition

May 28th, 2015 - Request for Evidence...

June 8th, 2015 - RFE received

June 12th, 2015 – K-1 APPROVED!!

July 16th, 2015 - Consulate received package and we received our Packet 3

Aug 11th, 2015 - Packet 3 emailed back

Aug 25th, 2015 - Still haven't received anything back from the embassy, Packet 3 emailed again

Aug 26th, 2015 - Packet 4 received, our interview is set for September 15th!!

Sept 15th, 2015 - APPROVED!

Oct 6th, 2015 - Arrived in Washington

Nov 12th, 2015 – Legally MARRIED!!! ♡  

Dec 24th, 2015 - USCIS receives AOS packet

Jan 27th, 2016 - Biometrics appointment

Feb 5th, 2016 - Request for Evidence...

Feb 16th, 2016 - RFE received

March 31st, 2016 – Interview scheduled for May 9th,

May 11th, 2016 – APPROVED!!!

Sept 22nd, 2016 – Handfasting Ceremony

Oct 30th, 2016 – We’re going to have a baby!!

June 26th, 2017 – Our son is born!!! ♡

May 3rd, 2018 - Mailed I-751 (forgot to include payment though!  )

May 4th, 2018 - Tracking indicates package received at CSC. Also mailed out the payment that was forgotten.

May 5th, 2018 - Tracking indicates payment package received at CSC.

May 11th, 2018 – Visa expired...

June 9th, 2018 - Packet returned... didn't check a box in one section, and didn't include a photocopy of my husband's permanent resident card.

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Congrats OP!


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

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Wow, you are so blessed. We filed in September 2013 and werent approved til June 2014. I'm happy for you, some of us really had a long wait, congrats! Hope your AOS journey is just as expedient.


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Sept 7th, 2013 = K1 Visa Application Submitted

Sept 18th, 2013 = NOA 1 via e-mail - Case Accepted and Routed to Texas Service Center

Sept 27th 2013= Received NOA1 hard copy

Oct 5th-12th 2013 = Had an AMAZING week together and now back to waiting...ClockWatch2.gif

February 12th 2014 = Five month mark passed. Service request ordered. They said in 27days we should have an answer.

March 15th 2014 = ALIEN REGISTRATION NUMBER CHANGED! FINALLY! dancin5hr.gif

May 31st-June 11th 2014 -Spent a Beautiful week and a half together and got a huge surprise on the day before she left. :D

June 10th 2014 = PETITION APPROVED!!! Hallelujah! :dance:

August 8th 2014 = Medical. Results: Passed

September 23rd 2014= INTERVIEW: APPROVED! so happy!!!!!!!

September 25-28th 2014 = System Error prevents VISA from being issued. :cry:

September 29th 2014= VISA in hand :dancing:

September30th 2014= Entered the USA :thumbs:
December 22nd 2014=MARRIED :)

March 18th 2015 = Filed AOS

April 3rd 2015 = Received NOA1 hard copies

June 20th 2015 = Received EAD/AP card in mail :)

July 28th 2015 = Received Notice of Potential Interview waiver :mellow:

Feb 29th 2016= FINALLY! RECEIVED MY GREENCARD! :dancing:

January 26th, 2018: Filed I-751 Removal of Conditions 

Feb 2nd 2018: Received NOA1

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