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Hi all!

Our I-130 was approved 5/13/2015 from the NSC!

I'm trying to find a feed that goes over average time for the process from here on out during the NVC to interview.

If someone could lead me in the right direction I'd apperciate it!

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01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.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

Our I-130 was approved 5/13/2015 from the NSC!

I'm trying to find a feed that goes over average time for the process from here on out during the NVC to interview.

If someone could lead me in the right direction I'd apperciate it!

I things were very slow for us (5 months) until the very end and then we got an case complete and appointment scheduled three weeks after the case closed date. ( Talk about wait and hurry up and wait)

I think there is some effort in trying to streamline the NVC processes so you can hold out hope that things might move faster. Stay persistent in calling the NVC whenever you think things should have moved to the next milestone and ask for a supervisor.

Here is a listing of processing Milestones and times to give you an idea

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtbvTEwLyHz1dDhjM3lXTEl1cW1SbjRwdW9YRGlIanc&hl=en#gid=7

you can add your times to the form. Updates appear to happen twice a month

I found this very useful for Montreal specific issues in your phase

http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_for_Montreal_Beneficiaries_%E2%80%93_Electronic_Processing_and_New_Online_Forms

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Overall NVC process

http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process


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