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01-23-2008 - Married in Wuhan
10-13-2012 - I-130 sent USPS Priority to Phoenix Lockbox, expedite request included (medical)
10-17-2012 - I-130 packet received at Phoenix Lockbox (so says USPS)
10-22-2012 - I-130 NOA1 date, per text and email. Going to MSC, Drats.
10-25-2012 - I-797-C Received via USPS - postmark 10-22, rcv'd date 10-17, notice date 10-19, PD 10-17
10-26-2012 - Service Request/Referral put in with an ISO over the telephone. ISO requested that someone review the casefile, find the expedite request included in it, and make a determination to expedite or no
10-30-2012 - [gleaned on the 31st via telephone] Expedite Request Under Review. Decision within 60 days. letter to follow
11-02-2012 - Received Service Request notice via postal mail.
12-04-2012 - Phone call with ISO, learned casefile transferred to local office, I'm pegged for an interview sometime.
12-04-2012 - [gleaned on 12-20-2012] Casefile logged at local office.
12-11-2012 - Sent off postal letter inquiry to Irving Field Office.
12-13-2012 - Another ISO call. Now NOT Pegged for local interview. Infopass appointment made online.
12-13-2012 - Congressional Inquiry Started
12-13-2012 - Can See Casefile Status online for the first time
12-13-2012 - Touched.
12-20-2012 - Infopass Appointment. Expedite request sent on to I-130 unit for evaluation.
01-07-2013 - ISO call. Learned that the casefile was pulled on 12-20-2012 and assigned to adjudicator @2:20 PM, then on 12-21-2012 the audit was performed. Submitted new expedite request today, ISO intake, will hear back by 01-22-2013.
01-28-2013 - Head back from the 2nd Service Request. Expedite not addressed.
02-01-2013 - New Congressional Inquiry Started.
02-05-2013 - Service Request #3 - Expedite Request Review.
02-08-2013 - Congressional Inquiry Received at Dallas Local Office and assigned to a Supervisor.
02-08-2013 - Another ISO call. Learned reassigned to responsible party on 02-08-2013. No Clue what it means.
other silliness ensued, including a NOID and a pile of evidence submitted back in response to NOID
03-23-2013 - Approved. Learned during INFOPASS appointment on 03-25-2013
03-25-2013 - Official Approval Date, visible on the USCIS website
03-30-2013 - I-797C, I-130 Approval Notice, received via USPS. - special wording 'eligible to file adjustment of status
time passes - many calls into USCIS, getting an ISO - they are clueless for where the casefile is going
04-05-2013 - Service Request Filed to send the casefile on to NVC - no response as of 04-22-2013
04-22-2013 - sent off I-130 approval and email to nvcresearch. Followed up with SuperVisor Julie
04-22-2013 - Congressional Inquiry Followup started, to get the casefile on to NVC
04-25-2013 - went into Local Office to ask about location of casefile.  Told casefile no longer in the building.  Called an ISO, asking if headed to NVC or NRC.  Called ILS Human, asking her to chase down routing, find out if NRC or NVC. 
04-26-2013 - Got a call back from Congressional Liason Officer at the Dallas USCIS Local Office, confirming casefile left the building on 4/25.  I asked him, please check , see if still in building, and verify routing.  20 minutes later, got another call back, confirming NVC routing and did, indeed, leave building on 4/25. 
05-02-2013 - NVC has casefile in the building. Yay ! Joy ! 
05-03-2013 - Got NVC Casefile # and IIN via telephone.  Yay ! Double Joy ! 
05-10-2013 - AOS FEE BILL, DS-3032 received in my email inbox. OPTIN EMAIL w/ds-3032 sent on to NVCElectronic.
05-13-2013 - AOS FEE BILL Paid.
05-13-2013 - OPTIN Accepted, GZO # generated and in my fat little fingers.
05-15-2013 || 00:30 - AOS FEE Cleared outta my bank.
05-15-2013 || 15:30 - IV FEE BILL shows up via email and in the NVC Online Payment Portal
05-15-2013 || 22:30 - AOS FEE BILL Marked 'PAID' at the NVC Online Payment Portal
05-17-2013 || 22:30 - AOS SENT via email.
05-22-2013 || 08:30 - Bounce Back from NVCElectronic - I-864 not filled out correctly - I totally munged blocks 2-5.
05-22-2013 || 20:05 - Corrected AOS Set (complete) sent via nvcelectronic

05-28-2013 || 12:32 - Received email from NVC that the AOS set was detached and is in queue for review

05-28-2013 || 22:02 - IV Fee Bill Paid online

05-29-2013 || 23:20 - IV Set Sent 

05-30-2013 || 00:10 - IV FEE Cleared outta my bank. 

05-30-2013 || 15:38 - Checklist letter received, asking for the Immigrant Visa Fee.  Silly Buggers, it's still in process !! But really - this was the first false checklist, indicating the support documents (AOS) were accepted, added to the casefile. 

06-01-2013 || 12:30 - IV FEE BILL marked 'PAID' at the NVC Payment Portal. 

06-03-2013 || 12:29 - RCVD Email from nvcelectronic - IV SET RECEIVED by NVC. 

06-10-2013 - Case Complete, learned via telephone on 6/11/2013 . called twice just in case was error. w00t!

06-17-2013 || 05:03 - Received Case Complete Email from NVC.  

06-20-2013 - Yet another case complete (via phone call) - I assume the extra evidence was detached and finally added to the casefile, so that's a plus. 

07-25-2013 || 13:20 - Called DOS Hotline, learned of interview date. Yay ! 

09-10-2013 - Interview - Approved but pending a new I-864.  

09-23-2013 || 10:00 Wuhan Time - Additional Documents submitted via CITIC Wuhan.  Original I-864 with original 2013 Current Annual Income, with original 2012 IRS tax transcript. 

09-26-2013 || 14:00 Wuhan Time - ustraveldocs shows passport at post status. 

09-27-2013 || 10:00 Wuhan Time - ceac shows administrative processing with new date. 

09-28-2013 || 10:15 Guangzhou Time - ceac shows administrative processing with new date.

09-28-2013 || 11:00 Texas Time - ceac shows ISSUED-PRINTED - Woo Hoo ! Approved ! Yay !

10-11-2013 || 14:40 Guangzhou Time - visa packet out the door 

10-15-2013 || 11:30 Wuhan Time - visa packet picked up at CITIC Bank Wuhan. 
02-06-2014 || POE Houston.  What a nightmare on the queue, only 2 CBP goons for new immigrants.  About 4 hour slog.
02-09-2014 || ELIS Fee paid.

03-06-2014 || SSN application submitted at SSA Office

03-10-2014 || Got SSN at SSA office (#, not the card)

03-14-2014 || SSN Card arrives via postal mail.

03-14-2014 || ELIS status 'Optimized' and ELIS receipt # trackable in CRIS

03-18-2014 || CRIS reports 'Card Production Ordered' or 'production of your new card began' 

03-21-2014 || CRIS Reports 'The USPS reported that they picked up mail from USCIS containing your new card'

03-21-2014 || USPS Tracking Visible and card is moving

 

 

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