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Interesting 221(g) case - Please help!

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I was interviewed last year and we were given a 221(g). The reason for that is we need more income.

The thing is, my fiance had been in an accident when he was young. I met him in the Philippines. He was living in the Philippines for 5 years already when I met him. He is now back in the US for medical reasons. He's currently only on social security, which is big enough if you live in the Philippines. However, it wasnt able to suffice for the K1 visa- income requirement. Long story short, we were given a 221(g). Since my fiance cant work because he is considered disabled, theres no way around but a co-sponsor. So we opted/took our chance for a co-sponsor. We passed the documents as 221(g). Along with some letters and all that.

After 21 days under Administrative Processing, I received an email and this is what it says:

1. You need to submit the document(s) marked below. The required 221(g) documents may be submitted at any 2GO drop-off branch with a copy of this letter and the 2GO Courier Submission Letter. This service is free of charge. Log on to http://www.ustraveldocs.com/ph/, and click on the “Submitting 221(g) Documents” link to print your 2GO Courier Submission Letter.

☒ 2. You need to schedule an appointment for another interview, and bring with you the document(s) marked below. Present this letter at the Consular Ticket Booth on the day of your scheduled appointment.

☐ 3. Please come to the Embassy and pay the IV fee of _____ at the Embassy Consular Cashier and submit the receipt to the Immigrant Visa Section's Window 38

Documents:

☐ Completed new online DS-260 application form and must be filled out online at https://ceac.state.gov/iv/

☐ Completed new online DS-160 application form and must be filled out online at https://ceac.state.gov/GenNIV/

☐ _____ Visa Application Fee (or its peso equivalent) per applicant

☒ New NBI Clearance for ________(my name)

☒ New Medical Report from St. Luke's Medical Center Extension Clinic for (my name)

☒ Certificate of No Record of Marriage (CENOMAR) on NSO security paper for(my name)

☐ Affidavit of Support (Form I-864) from a Joint Sponsor with original signature

☐ __________ Income Tax Returns (Form 1040), Wage Statements (Form W-2), and Proof of Current Employment from _______

☐ Original and photocopy of Visa Screen Certificate

☐ U.S. notarized job availability on Company Letterhead from your employer

☐ Valid Passport and all expired passport(s)

☐ Visa Photos (2 copies, 2 x 2)

☒ Others: You may proceed to Window 38 from Monday to Thursday (except every first Wednesday of the month and U.S. & Philippine holidays) between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon to pick-up your passport(s).


Has anyone experienced something like this? is this a good sign?

I hope someone can help me thanks!

Edited by Annedaly

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*** Thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the K-1 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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