VJ Member Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Yessenia
Beneficiary's Name: Bismark
VJ Member BisandYessy:
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Last Updated: 2012-12-24


Immigration Checklist for Yessenia & Bismark:

USCIS I-129F Petition:      
Dept of State K1 Visa:    
USCIS I-485 Petition:  
USCIS I-765 Petition:      
USCIS I-131 Petition:      
USCIS I-751 Petition:  
USCIS N-400 Petition:  

K1 Visa
Event Date
Service Center : California Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Ghana
I-129F Sent : 2011-09-14
I-129F NOA1 : 2011-09-16
I-129F RFE(s) : None
RFE Reply(s) : None
I-129F NOA2 : 2012-02-01
NVC Received : 2012-02-06
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2012-02-08
Consulate Received : 2012-02-23
Packet 3 Received : 2012-03-14
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received : 2012-03-14
Interview Date : 2012-07-16
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2012-08-17
US Entry : 2012-08-21
Marriage :
Comments :
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 138 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 304 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : JFK
POE Date : 2012-08-21
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken :
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :

Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Chula Vista CA
Date Filed : 2012-09-17
NOA Date : 2012-09-24
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2012-10-25
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date : 2012-12-06
Approval / Denial Date : 2012-12-17
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2012-12-24
Comments :

Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2012-09-17
NOA Date : 2012-09-24
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Approved Date : 2012-11-27
Date Card Received : 2012-12-07
Comments :
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 71 days.

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Ghana
Review Topic: General Review
Event Description
Review Date : July 18, 2012
Embassy Review : Finally another step in our journey has been completed. It has been a long and difficult journey but I am happy to say that thanks be to God we have been successful. My visa interview in reality started the night before, after my fiancé and I checked and double, triple checked all of our paperwork we thought to go to bed early as our next day would start very early. It would not happen we both lay awake most of the night overturning every possible scenario in our heads. I don’t recommend going to your interview sleepless if it can be at all avoided. We showed up at the embassy at 530 am my fiancé, stepson and I. We sat next to a very kind woman also on Visa Journey telling of her experience along the way. She was a true godsend as she had been in our shoes just the week before. She was our guide and we will forever be in her debt. We had been told that my fiancé and stepson might not enter with me but luckily they were allowed to accompany me every step of the way. First thing I was called up to turn in my paperwork and evidence. My stepson ran up to keep me company at the window and eventually I required my over organized fiancé to come and guide me through the paperwork so the two of them were at my side for each step. The agent who took my paperwork was very nice and helpful. He said he would put all of our abundance of evidence through with our paperwork so everything would be seen in the best light. He helped alleviate our stress. Then we were called up to do the fingerprints and again the same nice agent assisted us asking for other evidence he knew we had with us to add to our paperwork. Then the real wait began for us. Our new friend was called up and she was granted her visa, we are so happy to say, then it was our turn and we were called up. The agent we got was a nice enough man, he asked me the applicant a total of one question “How did you and your fiancé meet? He asked my fiancé about three questions regarding her previous trip to Ghana and the length of the current one. Then he handed me the green slip of paper we had been praying for and told me to come back in a month and pick up my visa. He said good luck to you and with that made us a very happy family. Our overall experience at the embassy was nothing but positive from beginning to end especially the outcome and our new friend Vivian. We are so blessed.
Rating : Very Good

*Notice about estimates: The estimates are based off averages of other members recent experiences
(documented in their timelines) for the same benefit/petition/application at the same filing location.
Individual results may vary as every case is not always 'average'. Past performance does not necessarily
predict future results. The 'as early as date' may change over time based on current reported processing
times from members. There have historically been cases where a benefit/petition/application processing
briefly slows down or stops and this can not be predicted. Use these dates as reference only and do not
rely on them for planning. As always you should check the USCIS processing times to see if your application
is past due.

** Not all cases are transfered

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