Sanna and Daniel's story
Dec 2002 - We first met in a Japanese chatroom
March 2003 - Sanna visits Daniel in SLC Utah for the first time!
Sept 2003 - Sanna visits Daniel in Utah a second time
April 2004 - Daniel visits Sanna in Finland for the first time
June 2004 - Sanna and Daniel discuss marriage
Oct 2004 - Sanna spends 2 months in Utah where Daniel proposed...Got engaged Oct 10th!
Jan 6 2005 - Submitted petition I-129F to NSC
Jan 11 - NOA1
March 11 - NOA2
March 29 - letter from NVC
April 4 - Daniel comes to visit Sanna again.
April 7 - Packet 3 arrives. Medical appointment made, documents being gathered.
April 14 - Medical
April 18 - last byebyes at the airport (*SIGH!*)
May 9 - Interview scheduled for 10 am!!! APPROVED!!!
May 12 - VISA IN HAND!!!
July 7 - Flying to SLC =) POE Cincinnati
July 28 - Applied for SSN
August 20 - Wedding Day <3<3<3 WOHOO WE'RE MARRIED!
Sept 17 - Received SS card...FINALLY (took 7 and a half weeks...)!!!
Sept 19 - Applied for a name change for the SS card
Sept 20 - Applied for a state ID at the local DMV
Sept 27 - Got my new state ID in the mail =)
Sept 2005 - Getting ready to apply for AOS
October 1 - Filed for AOS and EAD
October 17 - NOA1 for AOS and EAD
October 31 - Both AOS and EAD touched
Nov 5 - Biometrics appointment letter arrives
Nov 17 - Biometrics for AOS (still have to go back for the EAD biometrics...)
Nov 21 - AOS touched
Dec 15 - EAD touched
Dec 16 - Letter for initial AOS interview arrives!
Jan 6, 2006 - InfoPass appointment made (for interim EAD)
Jan 17 - InfoPass appointment, EAD biometrics taken afterwards (EAD was approved Dec 13th...)
Jan 19 - Got 3 e-mails saying my EAD has been approved and is on its way! Finally...
Jan 24 - EAD arrives in the mail...About time!!! =P
Feb 21 - AOS interview! GOT APPROVED!!! Yey!
Feb 25 - Got the Welcome to America letter in the mail =)
March 3 - Green Card arrives in the mail! =)
LIFTING OF CONDITIONS TIMELINE:
December 13, 2007 - the fun begins...
December 14 - Petition received at NSC
December 22 - Received a rejection notice because the form was not "properly signed". Package itself was not returned.
December 26 - Form resubmitted
December 27 - New form received at NSC
January 1, 2008 - Received packet back from CSC. They are requesting we resubmit everything with a properly signed form. Case was moved to California and they did not get the form we already resubmitted...this is retarded. It turned out hubby did not sign the original form we submitted. Blah.
January 2 - Packet resubmitted to California.
January 3 - Packet received at CSC
January 10 - Received the second form we sent to NSC back from CSC because there was no payment attached. The extra form was sent back a few days after they received the whole packet in CSC. Don't they have any records showing what documentation they already have from us?...*sigh*
January 12 - NOA1 received (dated 01/07/2008)
January 19 - Biometrics appointment notice received (dated 01/15/2008)
February 1 - Biometrics
March 11 - Approved! Card production ordered (notified via e-mail).
March 20 - New GC arrived in the mail :)