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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada
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Well, I got it all done. I arrived home from Vancouver on Thursday night, and yesterday I flew home to Boise! I'm sitting here using my man's computer, hardly believing that I'm here and I'm not leaving!

The POE was relatively easy. The officer had never processed a K1 visa before so he had his guide manual out and just followed that. My dog Kaia and I just sat in the room while he figured everything out. He asked me when we were getting married, had me fill out an I-94 card, stamped my visa in the passport and that was about it. It did take about a half an hour though, so I was glad that we were there pretty early. The most nerve wracking part of the day was wondering how my dog was making out on the plane trip! I was so happy to get in last night.

Andrew had made me supper in the new crockpot that he bought me! He even baked biscuits, had salad, AND dessert. This coming from a man who doesn't cook at all! YAY! I'm super happy. I know that this process is a hard one, but boy does the end make it all worth it. (Well, I guess this is technically the middle isn't it? :P)

Anyhow, now it's trying to figure out what to do about a wedding, and then planning that!


October 2006- Met Taktyx playing the World of Warcraft

I-129F

September 26, 2007- I-129F Package sent by courier to CSC

September 28, 2007- Received at CSC

October 29, 2007- NOA1 hardcopy arrives!

February 5, 2008- NOA2!

April 23, 2008- Medical

April 22, 2008- Interview!

April 26, 2008- POE Edmonton

June 5, 2008- Legal wedding

October 11, 2008- Wedding ceremony with family

AOS

December 6, 2008- AOS package mailed

December 8, 2008- Package received

December 15, 2008- Check cashed! WOOHOO!

December 22, 2008- All 3 NOA1's received

January 5, 2009- I-485 transferred to CSC. Here's hoping for no interview!

January 14, 2009- Biometrics

February 23, 2009- EAD and AP received in the mail, dated Feb 14th.

April 23, 2009- Welcome to the United States Letter arrives. Card to follow.

June 1, 2009- GC received in mail. Approval date 04/09/09

Done with USCIS until 04/2011!

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
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:dance::dance: congrats :dance: :dance:

09/28/08-green card received

1-751

07/02/10-mailed it 2day

07/06/10-they received my application forms

07/13/10-received notice receipt(gc extended for one year)

07/28/10-received biometric appointment

09/23/10 GC approved!!!

9/26/20 Gota pproval notice

10/01/10 GC receivedd

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I never knew how much love my heart could hold until my son called me "MOMMY."

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada
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Well, I got it all done. I arrived home from Vancouver on Thursday night, and yesterday I flew home to Boise! I'm sitting here using my man's computer, hardly believing that I'm here and I'm not leaving!

The POE was relatively easy. The officer had never processed a K1 visa before so he had his guide manual out and just followed that. My dog Kaia and I just sat in the room while he figured everything out. He asked me when we were getting married, had me fill out an I-94 card, stamped my visa in the passport and that was about it. It did take about a half an hour though, so I was glad that we were there pretty early. The most nerve wracking part of the day was wondering how my dog was making out on the plane trip! I was so happy to get in last night.

Andrew had made me supper in the new crockpot that he bought me! He even baked biscuits, had salad, AND dessert. This coming from a man who doesn't cook at all! YAY! I'm super happy. I know that this process is a hard one, but boy does the end make it all worth it. (Well, I guess this is technically the middle isn't it? :P)

Anyhow, now it's trying to figure out what to do about a wedding, and then planning that!

Woo hoo, sounds great! So nice that he made you dinner :)

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Well, I got it all done. I arrived home from Vancouver on Thursday night, and yesterday I flew home to Boise! I'm sitting here using my man's computer, hardly believing that I'm here and I'm not leaving!

The POE was relatively easy. The officer had never processed a K1 visa before so he had his guide manual out and just followed that. My dog Kaia and I just sat in the room while he figured everything out. He asked me when we were getting married, had me fill out an I-94 card, stamped my visa in the passport and that was about it. It did take about a half an hour though, so I was glad that we were there pretty early. The most nerve wracking part of the day was wondering how my dog was making out on the plane trip! I was so happy to get in last night.

Andrew had made me supper in the new crockpot that he bought me! He even baked biscuits, had salad, AND dessert. This coming from a man who doesn't cook at all! YAY! I'm super happy. I know that this process is a hard one, but boy does the end make it all worth it. (Well, I guess this is technically the middle isn't it? :P)

Anyhow, now it's trying to figure out what to do about a wedding, and then planning that!

I bet it's the best feeling on earth knowing you're there with him now and not having to leave on a return ticket.. mmmm gives the rest of us that 'looking forward to' feeling... congratulations and have the best wedding day (F)

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Congratulations - and welcome to the US!


“...Isn't it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive--it's such an interesting world. It wouldn't be half so interesting if we knew all about everything, would it? There'd be no scope for imagination then, would there?”

. Lucy Maude Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada
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that's nice :)

did you got a ead stamp ? it would be usefull to know if it's in the manual !


Removal of conditions

01.11.2011 Remove conditions GC I-751 ($590)

01.18.2011 NOA1

02.24.2011 Biometric

03.25.2011 Approved

03.28.2011 Notice sent

03.31.2011 Received new green card (and it's green !)
 

AOS/EAD/AP from K1

07.23.2008 Send AOS/EAD/AP

07.29.2008 Check cashed

08.01.2008 NOA1

08.08.2008 Biometric Notice received

08.21.2008 Biometric Appointment

09.22.2008 Approval notice sent for AP (CRIS email)

09.22.2008 Card production ordered for EAD (CRIS email)

09.25.2008 Card production ordered for EAD (CRIS email) and a couple of touch since (last one 09.30.2008)

09.27.2008 Reception AP

10.02.2008 EAD Received

02.23.2009 Notice for interview (1.5 month late compared to LA statistics)

03.16.2009 AOS Touch

04.01.2009 Interview in LA  // Approved 

04.06.2009 Welcome to the USA Letter

04.13.2009 Reception GC

Naturalization
06/2016 Request
03/2017 Interview

Almost at the end !

 

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Congrats Amy (F)

Let's Keep the Song Going!!!

CANADA.GIFUS1.GIF

~Laura and Nicholas~

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Met online November 2005 playing City of Heroes

First met in Canada, Sept 22, 2006 <3

September 2006 to March 2008, 11 visits, 5 in Canada, 6 in NJ

Officially Engaged December 24th, 2007!!!

Moved to the U.S. to be with my baby on July 19th, 2008 on a K1 visa!!!!

***10 year green card in hand as of 2/2/2012, loving and living life***

Hmmm maybe we should move back to Canada! lol smile.png

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Well, I got it all done. I arrived home from Vancouver on Thursday night, and yesterday I flew home to Boise! I'm sitting here using my man's computer, hardly believing that I'm here and I'm not leaving!

The POE was relatively easy. The officer had never processed a K1 visa before so he had his guide manual out and just followed that. My dog Kaia and I just sat in the room while he figured everything out. He asked me when we were getting married, had me fill out an I-94 card, stamped my visa in the passport and that was about it. It did take about a half an hour though, so I was glad that we were there pretty early. The most nerve wracking part of the day was wondering how my dog was making out on the plane trip! I was so happy to get in last night.

Andrew had made me supper in the new crockpot that he bought me! He even baked biscuits, had salad, AND dessert. This coming from a man who doesn't cook at all! YAY! I'm super happy. I know that this process is a hard one, but boy does the end make it all worth it. (Well, I guess this is technically the middle isn't it? :P)

Anyhow, now it's trying to figure out what to do about a wedding, and then planning that!

That is so awsome! Congrats...As for me I have my interview tommorow and I am so excited. Thanks for heads up with everything as I am from Edmonton too. Best I luck and lots of happiness to the both of you, and Kaia.


AOS

Filed AOS............................October 17/08

NO1 for AOS,EAD, AP............October 31/08

Biometrics letter....................November 7/08

AOS sent to California.............................November 11/2008

Biometrics Appointment in York...............November 28/2008

AP Approved.............................................December 23/2008

EAD Card Received....................................January 3/2009

AP Received (I-512L)..................................January 5/2009

AOS Pending...............................................January 23/2009

AOS Approved, card on order will receive in 3 weeks..............March 10/2009

GREEN CARD RECIEVED MARCH 12/2009

ROC

VERMONT RECEIVED............................................DECEMBER 20/2010

NOA1 1 YEAR EXTENTION APPROVAL..............................DECEMBER 27/2010

RECIEVED BIOMETRICS APP.....................................JANUARY 7/2011

BIOMETRICS APPOINTMENT......................................JANUARY 21/2011

APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...................................MAY 9/2011

CARD WITHIN 60 DAYS

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Congrats


Spoiler

Met Playing Everquest in 2005
Engaged 9-15-2006
K-1 & 4 K-2'S
Filed 05-09-07
Interview 03-12-08
Visa received 04-21-08
Entry 05-06-08
Married 06-21-08
AOS X5
Filed 07-08-08
Cards Received01-22-09
Roc X5
Filed 10-17-10
Cards Received02-22-11
Citizenship
Filed 10-17-11
Interview 01-12-12
Oath 06-29-12

Citizenship for older 2 boys

Filed 03/08/2014

NOA/fee waiver 03/19/2014

Biometrics 04/15/14

Interview 05/29/14

In line for Oath 06/20/14

Oath 09/19/2014 We are all done! All USC no more USCIS

 

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada
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congrats!!


Canadians Visiting the USA while undergoing the visa process, my free advice:

1) Always tell the TRUTH. never lie to the POE officer

2) Be confident in ur replies

3) keep ur response short and to the point, don't tell ur life story!!

4) look the POE officer in the eye when speaking to them. They are looking for people lieing and have been trained to find them!

5) Pack light! No job resumes with you

6) Bring ties to Canada (letter from employer when ur expected back at work, lease, etc etc)

7) Always be polite, being rude isn't going to get ya anywhere, and could make things worse!!

8) Have a plan in case u do get denied (be polite) It wont harm ur visa application if ur denied,that is if ur polite and didn't lie! Refer to #1

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Congrats and good luck with the wedding plans. Very nice to get the hot meal which was likely unexpected and wonderful I am sure.


K-1 journey, AOS/EAD and ROC in my timeline

2011 March 31 - Sent off Naturalization pkg overnight to Texas

2011 April 1 - Arrived in Texas at 10:21 am

2011 April 1 - NOA (rec'd via snail mail April 8)

2011 April 7 - Cheque cashed

2011 May 5 - Biometrics (letter rec'd via snail mail April 15)

2011 May 9 - Placed in line for interview scheduling

2011 June 13 - Rec'd yellow letter (no change in status online)

2011 June 23 - Rec'd text that my case has been scheduled for interview

2011 August 1 - Interview (rec'd via snail mail June 27) PASSED

2011 August 3 - Rec'd email that my case has been scheduled for Oath

2011 September 1 - Oath ceremony (rec'd snail mail Aug 5)

2011 September 1 - All done, yeah.

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