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Is there another way to break through the barrier instead of calling the NVC phone number listed? it is continually busy and I only want to know where our visa application is at. judging by the timelines, a call, email, or mail should be now. it is two weeks since NOA2 approval.

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You should get a letter in the mail any day now. Most people do around the two week mark after their case was sent to NVC, so not two weeks after NOA2. You might wanna give it till Wednesday to check for the letter. If not, then it's just a matter of re-dialling until you get through. I got circuits busy eight times in a row before I got through.


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Engaged December 31st 2011


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USCIS Stage


September 8th 2014 - Filed I-130 with Nebraska Service Center


September 16th 2014 - NOA1 received


March 2nd 2015 - NOA2 received :dancing:



NVC Stage


March 28th 2015 - Choice of agent complete & AOS fee paid


April 17th 2015 - IV fee paid


May 1st 2015 - Sent in IV application


May 12th 2015 - Sent in AOS and IV documents


May 18th 2015 - Scan Date


June 18th 2015 - Checklist received


June 22nd 2015 - Checklist response sent to NVC


June 25th 2015 - Put for Supervisor Review


Sept 15th 2015 - Request help from Texas US Senator Cornyn and his team


Sept 23rd 2015 - Our case is moved from supervisor review to NVC's team for dealing with Senator requests


Nov 4th 2015 - CASE COMPLETE!!!! :dancing:



Embassy Stage


Dec 16th 2015 - Medical exam


Dec 21st 2015 - Interview


Dec 21st 2015 - 221(g) issued at interview for updated forms


Jan 13th 2016 - Mailed our reply to the 221(g) to the US Embassy, received and CEAC updated the next morning


Jan 20th 2016 - Embassy require more in-depth info on asset for i-864


Feb 1st 2016 - Sent more in-depth info on assets as requested. Received the next morning


Feb 16th 2016 - Visa has been issued :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :dancing:



In the US


April 5th 2016 - POE Newark. No questions asked.


April 14th 2016 - SSN received


May 10th 2016 - First day at my new job :dancing:


May 27th 2016 - Green Card received


June 7th 2016 - Got my Texas driver's license

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Is there another way to break through the barrier instead of calling the NVC phone number listed? it is continually busy and I only want to know where our visa application is at. judging by the timelines, a call, email, or mail should be now. it is two weeks since NOA2 approval.

thanks

It seems to ALWAYS be continuously busy. The best thing you can do is immediately hang up and dial again. You may end up doing this 30 to 40 times before you finally get through. The key is to not give up and keep trying to get through, as eventually you will.


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NOA1: 04/08/2014; NOA2: 04/21/2014; Visa interview, approved: 07/15/2014; POE: 07/25/2014; Marriage: 09/05/2014

 

AOS

NOA1:  09/12/2014;  Biometrics:  10/06/2014;  EAD/AP Received:  11/26/2014;

Interview Waiver Letter:  01/02/2015;  RFE:  07/09/2015;

Permanent Residency Granted:  07/27/2015;  Green card Received:  08/22/2015

 

ROC

05/23/2017 -- Mailed ROC application

05/24/2017 -- NOA1 date

05/30/2017 -- NOA1 received in the mail

06/05/2017 -- Biometrics letter received

06/13/2017 -- Biometrics appointment

09/05/2018 -- Approved without interview!

09/13/2018 -- 10 Yr Green card Received

 

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Just keep dialing and be patient. Me and my husband didnt wait for the mail to come. I dont remember when exactly the mail from NVC came, but i already had my interview when we got it. I was already in the process of getting my CFO sticker when my fiance (now husband) said that he got the mail from NVC. Lol.

If you have time and patience to spare to keep calling them, i suggest to keep doing it. For us, it was worth it. We were able to move forward faster. :)

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