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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India

Hi All,

My wife's visa was approved :dance: today(12/20/2007) @ Mumbai consulate. Below are some details regarding her interview.

6:45 AM: Showed up at the consulate

7:30 AM: Finger printing and document submission

Waiting... :whistle:

11:00 AM: She was called at the window

11:05 AM: Approved

Below are the questions she was asked.

1) What is your husband's name?

2) What does he do?

3) How did you meet?

4) What do you do?

First three questions were asked by an american lady and the forth question was asked by an indian lady. They didn't ask for any proof or anything else.

She picked up her passport from VFS at 5:00 PM.

The interview was smooth.

Hope this helps...

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: India

Congrats to both of you! :dance: :dance:

***Nagaraju & Eileen***
K1 (Fiance Visa)
Oct 18, 2006: NOA1
Feb 8, 2007: NOA2
April 13, 2007: INTERVIEW in Chennai -Approved
May 25, 2007: USA Arrival! EAD at JFK
June 15, 2007: Married
AOS (Adjustment of Status)
June 21, 2007: AOS/EAD Submitted
Sept 18, 2007: AOS Interview - APPROVED!!
ROC (Removing of Conditions)
June 23, 2009: Sent in I-751 packet
Sept 11, 2009: APPROVED!!
Sept 18, 2009: Received 10-year Green Card!

July 15, 2010: Sent N-400 packet
July 23, 2010: NOA Notice date
Oct 15, 2010: Citizenship Interview - Passed!
Nov 15, 2010: Oath Ceremony in Fresno, CA
Nov 24, 2010: Did SSN and Applied for Passport
Dec 6, 2010: Passport Arrives
Dec 7, 2010: Sent for Indian Passport Surrender Certificate
Dec 27, 2010: Surrender Certificate Arrives
Jan 3, 2011: Sent for Overseas Citizenship of India Card
March 1, 2011: Received OCI card!


Feb 2015:​ Found out he was cheating (prostitutes / escorts)

​May 2015: Divorce Final

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
:thumbs: Congratulations!!!


07/27/2007 : Mailed I130 for spouse (VSC)

09/20/2007 : NOA1

11/07/2007 : NOA2


11/20/2007 : Case # Assigned

03/10/2008 : Case Completed!

03/20/2008 : Interview Scheduled & Interview letter mailed

03/25/2008 : Beneficiary received interview letter

03/25/2008 : Case forwarded to consulate. NVC message updated on 3/28/08.


05/22/2008 : Interview

05/22/2008 : Visa granted and passport collected same day.

05/26/2008 : POE (Newark, NJ).

Our Timeline (more detailed events)

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My wife's visa was approved :dance: today(12/20/2007) @ Mumbai consulate.


Mom sponsoring for her son(my brother)

06/15/2010 : I-130 for son
06/23/2010 : Check Cashed
06/26/2010 : Received NOA
03/20/2012 : Received RFE(I-797E)
05/23/2012: Application approved after RFE response
06/29/2012: Received letter from NVC

06/03/2015: Change petition from F1 to F3 category

Checklist :
1. I-751(ROC)
2. Parents AOS
3. I-130(Son)
4. N-400(Spouse)

5. N-400(Parents)

6. K-1 & AOS & ROC TimeLine

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USCIS Process

15th May 07 - Mailed the I-130 package

16th May 07 - Recvd by NSC

04th Jun 07 - Recvd by CSC

06th Jun 07 - Cheque Cashed

24th Aug 07 - Finally received NOA1

31st Aug 07 - Touched looks like finally things are on a move :)

18th Sep 07 - Touched again

19th Sep 07 - Case Approval (NOA2) sent on 18th sep (just received an email update) :)

NVC Process

02nd Oct 07 - NVC Received and assigned case number

08th Oct 07 - DS-3032 and AOS bill generated

22nd Oct 07 - Received DS-3032 and AOS bill

23rd Oct 07- AOS bill sent

29th Oct 07- DS-3032 sent

31st Oct 07- DS-3032 entered into the system

05th Nov 07- IV bill generated

20th Nov 07- IV bill received

21st Nov 07- IV bill money order sent

26th Nov 07- IV bill processed

27th Nov 07- I-864 received

03rd Dec 07- I-864 sent

03rd Dec 07- DS230 generated

19th Dec 07- DS230 received

31st Dec 07- DS230 sent

03rd Jan 08- NVC received

18th Jan 08- Case complete :)

26th Feb 08- Finally case forwarded to Embassy, got the interview date Yoo Hoo

Chennai Embassy

20th Mar 08 - Medicals completed

1st Apr 08 - Interview done I got the visa..... yoo hooooo

13th Apr 08 - arrived in USA

24th Apr 08 - SS card arrived in mail

09th May 08 - Greencard arrived in mail

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Congratulations Shah couple... i hope my interview is reallly smooth as yours is.... I am also going through same consulate. happy new year and have a best married life ahead.

God bless


Feb 1,2007 - I-130 Reached USCIS.

Feb 4,2007 - I-130 accepted > Get USCIS case Number NOA1.

May 8 ,2007- GET NVC Case Number > NOA2.

June 16 ,2007- Get Order from NVC to pay 70$.

July 2 ,2007- Get DS-3032 in India.

July 7,2007 - DS-3032 choice of address agent entered in NVC.

July 14 ,2007- Get I-864.

July 18 ,2007- I-864 Enters NVC.

July 29 ,2007- Get Order to Pay 380$ fee.

Aug 3 ,2007- 380$ Fee Reached St Louis.

Aug 25,2007 - NVC & St Louis People receive photocopy of my payment with USPS receipt.

After WAITING for 37 days.

Sept 10,2007 - 380$ fee encashed.

Sept 24,2007 - Receive DS-230 in Mail.

Sept 25,2007 - DS-230 despatched.

Sept 26,2007- DS-230 Delivered.

Oct 1,2007 - NVC has DS-230.

Oct 12, 2007 - DS-230 Reviewed. Case Complete

Oct 16, 2007 - Case at Embassy.

Oct 25, 2007- Interview Letter Despatched from Embassy.

Nov 3, 2007 - Recieved Interview Letter.

Dec 1, 2007 - Medical Exam .


Jan 16 - I am in USA

April 15 2008 - Get my Drivers License.

I-751 Lifting Conditions at California Service Center

November 12, 2009 - I-751 Sent via USPS Express Mail

November 13, 2009 - Receipt of I-1751 Fee

November 20, 2009 - Arrested on Domestic Battery(Had argument with wife)

December 18, 2009 - Biometrics Completed at 9 am.

January 13, 2010 - Receive I-797E Notice for more evidence

February 16, 2010 - Mail reaches Californa Service Center( Next day of Preseidents Day)

February 19, 2010 - Card Production Ordered. Status now IR1

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Thailand

Congrats! :thumbs:


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