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Hi! USCIS received my package, I got my first NOA via text/e-mails after 4 days from the day they received.

I'm expecting to receive a hard copy of NOA (I-797) within a week.

I was wondering how long did It take for you guys to receive biometric info after receiving I-797?

thanks!

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I received my mail NOA on 11/24, and my biometrics appointment was scheduled for 12/12. They let me know a week or two in advance, if I remember correctly.


First Visit to US: June 2012 (2 weeks)

Second Visit to US: October 2012 (approx. 2 months)

Applied for H2B visa early 2013

H2B visa approved March 2013

Arrived on H2B in late March 2013

Visa expired in December 2013, returned to Australia

Applied for new H2B early 2014

H2B visa approved April 2014

Arrived on H2B in April 2014

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Married: 09/13/2014

Mailed AoS: 11/13/2014

Received Electronic NOA: 11/20/2014

Received Mail NOA: 11/24/2014

Biometrics Appointment: 12/12/2014

Interview ready for scheduling: 12/22/2014

EAD Approved: 01/23/2015

Iinterview Date: 03/19/2015

Approval date: 03/19/2015

Green Card Received: 03/30/2015

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*** Thread moved from "AOS from WS&T Visas" main forum to the Case Progress subforum. ***


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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