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12-13-2013 I-129F packet sent via express

12-19-2013 USCIS NOA #1 (text and email) received

12-24-2013 USCIS assigns Alien Registration Number
12-31-2013 USCIS NOA #1 hard copy received
06-02-2014 USCIS web site shows NOA #2 approval
06-06-2014 USCIS web site shows case sent to NVC

06-xx-2014 Fiancee acquired birth, marriage, and police certificates from local police station (wrong)

06-16-2014 NVC creates case with GUZ### number

06-19-2014 NVC sends case sent to Guangzhou, China
06-24-2014 Received packet 3 express mail from embassy
06-25-2014 Completed DS-160 and paid K1 visa fee

06-26-2014 Mailed packet 3 response back to Embassy

06-26-2014 Requested police certificate from Russian embassy

07-08-2014 Received packet 4 email from Embassy

07-17-2014 Picked up Russian police certificate

07-25-2014 Fiancee medical exam (received MMR & Varicella, but they missed required TD shot)

07-31-2014 Picked up medical exam reports

08-01-2014 Request (correct) birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service (GongZhengChu)

08-06-2014 Picked up birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service

08-14-2014 Passed Interview Guangzhou embassy

09-01-2014 Received passport, visa, & sealed envelope

09-13-2014 POE


10-04-2013 We met online
11-21-2013 We met in person in Shanghai for 2 weeks

12-13-2013 I-129F packet sent via express

12-19-2013 USCIS NOA #1 (text and email) received

12-24-2013 USCIS assigns Alien Registration Number
12-31-2013 USCIS NOA #1 hard copy received
06-02-2014 USCIS web site shows NOA #2 approval
06-06-2014 USCIS web site shows case sent to NVC

06-xx-2014 Fiancee acquired birth, marriage, and police certificates from local police station (wrong)

06-16-2014 NVC creates case with GUZ### number

06-19-2014 NVC sends case sent to Guangzhou, China
06-24-2014 Received packet 3 express mail from embassy
06-25-2014 Completed DS-160 and paid K1 visa fee

06-26-2014 Mailed packet 3 response back to Embassy

06-26-2014 Requested police certificate from Russian embassy

07-08-2014 Received packet 4 email from Embassy

07-17-2014 Picked up Russian police certificate

07-25-2014 Fiancee medical exam (received MMR & Varicella, but they missed required TD shot)

07-31-2014 Picked up medical exam reports

08-01-2014 Request (correct) birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service (GongZhengChu)

08-06-2014 Picked up birth, marriage, and police certificates from Notarial Service

08-14-2014 Passed Interview Guangzhou embassy

09-01-2014 Received passport, visa, & sealed envelope

09-13-2014 POE

09-17-2014 Went to CBP office to get (US entry) I-94 updated correctly

09-18-2014 Applied for Social Security Card
09-19-2014 Applied for Marriage License (via online)
09-25-2014 Received Social Security Card
09-30-2014 Picked up Marriage License
10-09-2014 Marriage by Justice of Peace
10-09-2014 Got Certified Marriage Certificate Copies
10-17-2014 Received a letter from SS office that they need the marriage license
10-09-2014 Applied to change the social security card name
10-24-2014 Went back to SS office to provide the marriage certificate documents again!!!
12-09-2014 Submitted AOS, EAD, and AP
12-16-2014 Received 16 emails and 16 text NOA messages
01-05-2015 Received Biometrics appointment letter for (01-12-2015)
01-12-2015 Had Biometrics (fingerprint & picture) - Required Marriage Certificate!!!
02-17-2015 EAD and AP is approved
02-23-2015 Received AP is approval letter
02-25-2015 Received EAD/AP combo card (expires 02/16/2016)
02-27-2015 Applied for SS card name change (they took her SS card)
02-27-2015 Driver's learner permit test was denied since the SS card was given to SS office for name change
03-17-2015 Received SS card with married name
03-17-2015 Started to change all her accounts to married name
03-23-2015 Received potential interview waiver letter
03-27-2015 DMV rejects learner's permit due to "legal status=pending" and vision test failure
04-05-2015 Vision test for learner's permit
04-06-2015 DPS sent us letter that DHS cleared my wife's status to acquire driver's license.
04-10-2015 Passed Driver Learner's Permit
04-22-2015 Received Driver Learner's Permit ID card (expires 02/16/2016)
08-27-2015 Green Card approved
08-31-2015 Received Green Card "Welcome Notice Was Mailed" letter
09-05-2015 Received Green card
10-26-2015 Passed Driver's License Road Test (on 3rd attempt)
11-03-2015 Received Driver's License (expires 02/16/2022)
11-06-2015 Applied to remove conditional work remark on SS card
11-23-2015 Received updated Social Security Card.
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05-27-2017 File 10 Year Green Card
08-27-2017 2 Year Green Card Expires
05-27-2018 File USC

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it normally takes about 2 weeks...or up until they are booked solid that month

Hi Yoly,

You can track the DHL package on the DHL website.

Once you confirm delivery, check your case number on the https://ceac.state.gov/ceacstattracker/status.aspxsite. If the case says ready, then you can start the ds-160 visa application. After the application is paid, you then go to https://cgifederal.secure.force.com/ to create a profile. From this site, you're able to setup you appointments.

There are two separate appointments. The first is the VAC where they take pictures and finger prints (which the petitioner does not have to attend) the second is the Consulate interview, which the petitioner must attend. Once, the appointment is confirmed, then he can go for the medical examination. FYI.. It's $290US if he needs vaccinations.

From the time the package was received to the scheduling of the interview was about 2 weeks for us.

Good luck..

E...

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My petition has been approved!!!! I am in utter disbelief considering they just accepted it on May 5th. I need help in figuring out exactly what to expect from this point forward. I know everything is done electronically, but will they send me (petitioner) the e-mail with instructions or my finace?

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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

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My petition has been approved!!!! I am in utter disbelief considering they just accepted it on May 5th. I need help in figuring out exactly what to expect from this point forward. I know everything is done electronically, but will they send me (petitioner) the e-mail with instructions or my finace?

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Congratulations on getting approved!

Now that the USCIS apporved your case they will forward it to the National Visa Center (NVC). The NVC will forward the case to the consulate or embassy in your fiancee's country, they will notify you by mail when they do this. Once the consulate or embassy receives the case, they will email you with instructions for your fiancee in preparation for the interview.

Best of luck!

Dylan&Claudia

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seriously? 9 days? wow...congrats...i'm very happy for you...but how is it possible that CSC is this fast? It blows my mind that they can do this yet petitions are stuck at TSC for 8+ months...what the hell are they doing differently?

Thank you. There obviously is no rhyme or reason for how they process these. Our case is very simple as neither one of us have ever been married or have children. Maybe some cases require more time to process, but it definitely should not take as long as it it is currently at TSC. Best of luck to you as well.

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Congratulations on getting approved!

Now that the USCIS apporved your case they will forward it to the National Visa Center (NVC). The NVC will forward the case to the consulate or embassy in your fiancee's country, they will notify you by mail when they do this. Once the consulate or embassy receives the case, they will email you with instructions for your fiancee in preparation for the interview.

Best of luck!

Dylan&Claudia

Thank you for answering my question. Best of luck to you on your journey!

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