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Our interview was scheduled for June 23rd at 8:45am in the Oakland Park, FL office. My husband was so nervous leading up to it, he was making me anxious! But I kept telling him there was nothing to worry about because we had been married and living together for nearly 6 months, plus our filing process had gone perfectly. We both dressed up (he had dress pants and a button up shirt, I wore a dress and flats). We arrived at the office and checked in at 8:40am, I'm glad we didn't come too early because the wait was over an hour anyway (the waiting room started filling up as we waited, a lot of couples had young children with them but only one had a lawyer with them). Once called, our officer greeted us, she was an older woman, and very nice. The first question she asked was what hospital was I born in, which threw me off. I replied and then she informed me that she was also from NJ! She also asked for our cellphones but we left them in the car (advice I received from another website). Anyway she and I got along really well, she asked for our notice and our photo album (that was it!) and proceeded to look through the photos (only about 12 in a small 4x6 album, we don't print out photos in this day and age) and asked a few questions about them, she asked us how we met, her and my husband talked about Jamaica a little bit (what clubs he had been in), she asked him what it was that he liked about me when we met, she asked a few questions from the forms and then the long list of immigration questions and the interview was done! She spent way more time talking to me than my husband and said she thought that we would make it as a couple but if we didn't sh*t happens! She told us we were approved and that the card would arrive in 7-10 business days, she had us sign a form and gave us the instructions for the i751. My husband and I were so shocked at how stress free the process was! The card just arrived today, 9 business days! Hope this was helpful! Good luck to everyone with interviews coming up!

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Congratulations.


AOS Date Filed : 2015-05-27

Got rejection notice on May 29, 2015 for an incomplete application

Receive rejected application on June 6, 2015

Resubmit June 8, 2015

Delivered June 9, 2015

NOA Date : 2015-06-16

Bio. Appt. : 2015-07-06

EAD and AP Approved Date : 2015-08-14

Date Combo Card Received : 2015-08-21 (Received my card about 6hrs apart on the same day they sent an e-mail that they shipped my card).

Receive Potential Interview Waiver Letter: September 9, 2015 sigh!!
AOS Approved without interview 2015-10-08 :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :star: 3 MONTHS AND 22 DAYS AFTER NOA1 (F)
(L)In God I Put My Trust :star:

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That's great news. Thanks for the nice review.


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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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 ! <

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