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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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I know I'm far off sending DS230 package yet but I've following questions based on what I read it seems.

NVC requires all the following (original documents or certified copies) to be sent with DS 230.

* Birth Certificate

* Court and Prison Records

* Deportation Documentation

* Marriage Certificate

* Marriage Termination Documentation

* Military Records

* Photocopy of Valid Passport Biographic Data Page

* Police Certificate(s)

* photos

my questions are:

1. Who sends this to NVC... does Beneficiary receive a letter for all these to be sent to NVC..or can I (Petitioner) gather these from the beneficiary and send it to NVC after having it signed by her? If beneficiary receives a letter, do I need to wait for her to receive or can it be sent before it?

2. website of NVC says original or certified copies. What's the best way to make a certified copy - can any lawyer do it? If originals are sent to NVC, how do they send it back..and how will the beneficiary have the originals at her interview?


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  • 2008-08-01: Case received at NVC
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  • 2008-08-07: AOS Fee Bill Paid Online
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  • 2008-08-13: IV Fee Bill generated / IV Fee Bill paid online
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  • 2008-09-03: DS-230 (w/o PCC) package mailed usps express
  • 2008-09-05: DS-230 package entered into system and under review
  • 2008-09-15: DS230 RFE generated for PCC
  • 2008-09-18: NVC Received missing PCC.
  • 2008-09-24: CASE COMPLETE
  • 2008-10-03: Interview Date Assigned for Nov 19th
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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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if you send back, ds3032 stating u are the agent then you have to gather all the paper work, sign by your spouse. u return them w/ds230.

no you don't have to wait to received letter before return, you can call and check the status then use shortcut on thus sitee. all original should be return to your spouse at time of interview


Marriage : 2006-05-17

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USCIS Process
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I-130 Sent : 2007-06-12
I-130 Approved : 2007-12-05
Status: Take 179 days to complete, because of notarize marriage certificate(RFE).

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NVC Process
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NVC Received : 2007-12-06
Case Completed at NVC : 2008-03-13 Case Complete Forward to Embassy
Case Left NVC : 2008-03-18
Status: Take 97 days to complete, because of the tax return and w2 (RFE),

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Consulate Process
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Consulate Received : 5/12/2008 Eligible for interview, waiting for notice (Per DOS)
Packet 4 Received : 6/11/2008
Interview Date : 7/10/2008 interview at 7:15am (Per DOS)
Blue - Required Overcome. Overcome send 7/24
8/19/2008 Going back to GUZ to get visa stamp
Visa Received : 8/22/2008
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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
Timeline

certified copies are from issuing authority (also called originals, they keep the originals and make another certificate from the original, this way if you ever need another certificate they still have the original information to make the certificate from). the best thing to do is to request 2 documents at the time so you will have one to send to NVC and one for your records.


06/11/2007 Married

07/23/2007 Sent I-130 (priority date)

08/02/2007 NOA-1

12/21/2007 Approval (checked online)Merry Christmas

12/26/2007 NAO-2 postmarked

NVC

01/07/2008 NVC received case number assigned

01/28/2008 NVC generates and mails DS-3032 and AOS bill

01/29/2008 (DS-3032 request emailed by husband and fee paid using James shortcuts)

02/01/2008 AOS fee bill received by NVC

02/05/2008 I-864 packet generated (called NVC for this information)

02/09/2008 mailed I-864 packet priority mail

02/11/2008 IV Fee bill generated and paid IV bill using experimental shortcut

02/19/2008 recieved IV fee bill

03/24/2008 DS-230 generated (NVC operator informed me)

04/21/2008 CASE COMPLETE/ interview date JUNE 6th

06/06/2008 AP

12/15/2008 case returned for further review

10/01/2009 USCIS REAFFIRMS APPROVAL CASE SENT TO DOS

11/09/2009 CASE BACK IN CHENNAI

12/10/2009 2ND INTERVIEW rescheduled twice, now Feb. 12th 2010

02/19/2010 Passport with IR-1 visa recieved

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Peru
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certified copies are from issuing authority (also called originals, they keep the originals and make another certificate from the original, this way if you ever need another certificate they still have the original information to make the certificate from). the best thing to do is to request 2 documents at the time so you will have one to send to NVC and one for your records.

And also, you might not get it back your originals(if you send orig.), we didnt, they gave us back only copies.

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