Dec 14 2004 : Wedding (USC non-resident of France)
Dec 17 2004 : I-130 filed at the Consulate in Paris. Packet 3
March 1 2005 : Sent back packet 3.
Apr 1 2005 : Received packet 4.
May 3 2005 : Interview
May 6 2005 : Passport and CR-1 visa received via Chronopost
July 26 2005 : Flying to the US. POE Cincinatti. Granted CR-1 stamp.
July 28 2005 : Applied for a change of name and status on SSN card.
August 15 2005 : Green Card received in the mail.
April 26 2007: I-751 mailed to NSC
May 8 2007: NOA1
June 6 2007: Biometrics
March 27 2008: File transferred to CSC
May 2 2008: email notification of approval
10-year Green card received in the mail in May!!!
April 26th 2008: N-400 mailed to NSC
April 30th 2008: Check cashed
May 2nd 2008: NOA1
May 5th 2008: NOA2 biometrics
May 20th 2008: Biometrics appointment in Chicago. Could not make it and could not reschedule (long story)
May 28th 2008: Biometrics done in Portland, OR
May 30th 2008: NOA3
June 5th 2008: Interview letter in the mail
August 6th 2008: Interview - PASSED!! Appointment letter for oath handed in the same day.
August 15th 2008: Oath ceremony
August 15th 2008: Changed status on SS card, applied for US passport, registered to vote
August 22nd 2008: Passport in the mail
August 23rd 2008: Naturalization certificate and SSN card in the mail