Detailed timeline before removal process...
26Jan04 Filed I130 w/NSC
21Sep Transferred to CSC
15Nov Case # assigned
28Nov DS3032/I864 bill generated; mailed on 02Dec04
06Dec DS3032/I864 bill received; returned on 07Dec04
12Dec IV bill generated; mailed on 22Dec04
18Dec I864 generated; mailed on 29Dec04
24Dec - 09Jan05 Holiday, I864/IV bill received
11Jan Returned I864/IV bill; IV bill in sys on 31Jan05
07Feb DS230 generated; mailed on 10Feb05
11Feb I864 review complete
18Feb DS230 received; returned on 19Feb05; in sys on 23Feb05
11Mar Case Completed; 18Mar05 Case sent to Embassy
21Apr Medical Exam
30Jun Arrived at Chicago POE
21Jul Social Security # received
21Jul Opened own bank account
26Jul Green card & THREE "Welcome to the US" letters received
09Aug Received driver's license
30Aug Offered a great job - JUST 2 months after arrival!!!!
Post POE - EASY PEAZY!!
02 Apr 07 Filed I751 w/NSC
05 May 07 NOA1
24 May 07 Biometrics Appt
27 Mar 08 Case transferred to CSC
11 Apr 08 Received transfer letter
13 May 08 Approved!!! After [i]only[/i] 406 days!
22 May 08 Ten-year green card arrived in mail