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Last Tuesday my wife received her welcome to the U.S. notice. Then Saturday she received 3 more identical welcome letters. We would gladly swap all these extra letters for a SSN. BTW, if I had to do it again, I would not check the box on the DS-230 to apply for a SSN but would go to the SS office after entry and apply there.


First trip 01-17-07

Married 02-05-07

What Service Center was filed at? Nebraska transferred to California

Provide dates for the following:

I-130 sent (Mailed)..........................3-12-07

1st NOA (Receipt Notice) .................3-29-07

2nd NOA (Approval Notice) e-mail.....6-15-07

Bill for I-864 processing fee rcd and sent..7-24-07

I-864 Packet Received......................8-18-07

I-864 Mailed to NV............................8-20-07

Bill for DS-230 received....................8-29-07

Payment for DS-230 sent..................8-30-07

DS-230 Packet received..................10-25-07

DS-230 Packet sent to NVC..............10-29-07

Case Completed..............................11-16-07

Case Forwarded to Embassy.............11-30-07

Packet recieved from NVC................12-07-07

Medical complete...............................1-04-08

Leave for Manila................................1-19-08

Interview and approval......................1-22-08

Visa in Hand .....................................1-24-08

Arrived in USA...................................3-19-08

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I suppose it is better to be overly welcomed then the alternative.

Hang tough. It all takes a little time.


Life's just a crazy ride on a run away train

You can't go back for what you've missed

So make it count, hold on tight find a way to make it right

You only get one trip

So make it good, make it last 'cause it all flies by so fast

You only get one trip

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Last Tuesday my wife received her welcome to the U.S. notice. Then Saturday she received 3 more identical welcome letters. We would gladly swap all these extra letters for a SSN. BTW, if I had to do it again, I would not check the box on the DS-230 to apply for a SSN but would go to the SS office after entry and apply there.

What matters most now is she's there with you... the rest will just happen one at a time. :thumbs:

--Mae


N-400 NATURALIZATION

04/04/2011 - Mailed N-400 to AZ Lockbox

04/06/2011 - Received

04/07/2011 - NOA

04/07/2011 - Check cashed

04/14/2011 - Biometrics appointment in the mail

04/21/2011 - Early Biometrics (was scheduled on May 4, 2011)

05/09/2011 - Case Status Notification - In line for interview and testing

05/10/2011 - Case Status Notification - Interview scheduled

05/14/2011 - Interview Appointment Letter in the mail

06/21/2011 - Interview Appointment Date

06/29/2011 - Case Status Notification - Placed in the oath scheduling que

08/16/2011 - Case Status Notification - Oath ceremony scheduled

09/15/2011 - Oath Taking - good riddance!

09/23/2011 - Applied for Passport

10/08/2011 - Passport in the mail

10/17/2011 - Certificate of Naturalization in the mail -- OFFICIALLY DONE!

"Love is a noble act of self-giving, offering trust, faith, and loyalty.

The more you love, the more you lose a part of yourself, yet you don't become less of who you are;

you end up being complete with your loved ones."

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Last Tuesday my wife received her welcome to the U.S. notice. Then Saturday she received 3 more identical welcome letters. We would gladly swap all these extra letters for a SSN. BTW, if I had to do it again, I would not check the box on the DS-230 to apply for a SSN but would go to the SS office after entry and apply there.

It is kinda annoying when the process is delayed leaving the applicant in limbo. You might consider going to your local SS office to see if they can be of assistance. They may be able to either tell you what's going on and/or even help to get the process back on track.

That's what I would do...

Cheers!!!

Sheriff Uling


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Adjustment of Status (AOS) Information

Please review the signature and story tab of my wife's profile, [Deputy Uling].

DISCLAIMER: Providing information does not constitute legal consul nor is intended as a substitute for legal representation.

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Last Tuesday my wife received her welcome to the U.S. notice. Then Saturday she received 3 more identical welcome letters. We would gladly swap all these extra letters for a SSN. BTW, if I had to do it again, I would not check the box on the DS-230 to apply for a SSN but would go to the SS office after entry and apply there.

It is kinda annoying when the process is delayed leaving the applicant in limbo. You might consider going to your local SS office to see if they can be of assistance. They may be able to either tell you what's going on and/or even help to get the process back on track.

That's what I would do...

Cheers!!!

Sheriff Uling

I agree sheriff. It's been nearly 5 weeks, so we plan to drop by our local SS office since it's only about 15 minutes away.


First trip 01-17-07

Married 02-05-07

What Service Center was filed at? Nebraska transferred to California

Provide dates for the following:

I-130 sent (Mailed)..........................3-12-07

1st NOA (Receipt Notice) .................3-29-07

2nd NOA (Approval Notice) e-mail.....6-15-07

Bill for I-864 processing fee rcd and sent..7-24-07

I-864 Packet Received......................8-18-07

I-864 Mailed to NV............................8-20-07

Bill for DS-230 received....................8-29-07

Payment for DS-230 sent..................8-30-07

DS-230 Packet received..................10-25-07

DS-230 Packet sent to NVC..............10-29-07

Case Completed..............................11-16-07

Case Forwarded to Embassy.............11-30-07

Packet recieved from NVC................12-07-07

Medical complete...............................1-04-08

Leave for Manila................................1-19-08

Interview and approval......................1-22-08

Visa in Hand .....................................1-24-08

Arrived in USA...................................3-19-08

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Last Tuesday my wife received her welcome to the U.S. notice. Then Saturday she received 3 more identical welcome letters. We would gladly swap all these extra letters for a SSN. BTW, if I had to do it again, I would not check the box on the DS-230 to apply for a SSN but would go to the SS office after entry and apply there.

It is kinda annoying when the process is delayed leaving the applicant in limbo. You might consider going to your local SS office to see if they can be of assistance. They may be able to either tell you what's going on and/or even help to get the process back on track.

That's what I would do...

Cheers!!!

Sheriff Uling

I agree sheriff. It's been nearly 5 weeks, so we plan to drop by our local SS office since it's only about 15 minutes away.

Checked with the local SS office and they showed no SSN in process. The odd thing was that once they punched in her A#, all the info was on file and it didn't take long to have the application in process. They said card will arrive in 7-10 days, so we shall see.


First trip 01-17-07

Married 02-05-07

What Service Center was filed at? Nebraska transferred to California

Provide dates for the following:

I-130 sent (Mailed)..........................3-12-07

1st NOA (Receipt Notice) .................3-29-07

2nd NOA (Approval Notice) e-mail.....6-15-07

Bill for I-864 processing fee rcd and sent..7-24-07

I-864 Packet Received......................8-18-07

I-864 Mailed to NV............................8-20-07

Bill for DS-230 received....................8-29-07

Payment for DS-230 sent..................8-30-07

DS-230 Packet received..................10-25-07

DS-230 Packet sent to NVC..............10-29-07

Case Completed..............................11-16-07

Case Forwarded to Embassy.............11-30-07

Packet recieved from NVC................12-07-07

Medical complete...............................1-04-08

Leave for Manila................................1-19-08

Interview and approval......................1-22-08

Visa in Hand .....................................1-24-08

Arrived in USA...................................3-19-08

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Good deal. We'll be standing by for the results...


[CLICK HERE] - MANILA EMBASSY K1 VISA GUIDE (Review Post #1)

[CLICK HERE] - VJ Acronyms and USCIS Form Definitions (A Handy Reference Tool)

Manila Embassy K1 Visa Information

4.2 National Visa Center (NVC) | (603) 334-0700 press 1, then 5....

4.3 Manila Embassy (Immigrant Visa Unit) | 011-632-301-2000 ext 5184 or dial 0

4.4 Department of State | (202) 663-1225, press 1, press 0,

4.5 Document Verification | CLICK HERE

4.6 Visa Interview Appointments website | CLICK HERE

4.7 St. Lukes | 011-63-2-521-0020

5.1 DELBROS website | CLICK HERE

6.2 CFO Guidance and Counseling Seminar | MANILA or CEBU

6.3 I-94 Arrival / Departure info | CLICK HERE

Adjustment of Status (AOS) Information

Please review the signature and story tab of my wife's profile, [Deputy Uling].

DISCLAIMER: Providing information does not constitute legal consul nor is intended as a substitute for legal representation.

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