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you don't need to have an appointment in St. Luke's all you need to do is to show up there and show them your interview appointment from USEM.

My son named Zac

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MY K3 TIMELINE purple4.gifVid of how I prepared my interview documents purple.gifPapers that I brought on my USEM interview

AOS TIMELINE

06.17.2010 - submitted our papers

06.19.2010 - papers arrived at Chicago lockbox

06.24.2010 - Check cashed

06.28.2010 - NOA1 Hardcopy received (9 days from the day they got our papers)

07.05.2010 - Received Biometrics Schedule (July 26)

08.05.2010 - Biometrics done! (had to re-schedule from 7/26 to 8/5)

08.13.2010 - Got my interview letter

08.20.2010 - EAD card on production

09.06.2010 - Got my EAD Card (62 days)

09.07.2010 - Applied for SSN

09.14.2010 - SSN Card received

09.16.2010 - Interview schedule (APPROVED)

09.20.2010 - Welcome Notice Received ("Welcome to the USA")

09.25.2010 - 10 yr Green Card received! (98 days)

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We waited a week and a half from the time our papers were forwarded to USEM. USEM usually schedules your medical exam one week before your interview but you can go and have your medical anytime before the date scheduled by USEM. As pink has said, just bring your email confirmation as your gate pass for your medical appointment. Good luck! :thumbs:


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Our Love HIStory

06/26/06: Met at Bigchurch.com

07/14/07: First meeting in person.

12/19/07: Got my surprise gift through snail mail: my engagement ring!

02/11-18/08: Valentine's Week together!

AOS Timeline (I-485, I-765)

04/09/09: Sent packet to Illinois Lockbox

04/20/09: Received Notice of Action

04/27/09: Received Biometrics Appointment

05/09/09: Biometrics Appointment

06/01/09: Received EAD Card

08/18/09: Interview (postponed due to baby's delivery)

12/16/09: Interview - Approved!

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sorry i forgot to add up that ours took 3 days to get my interview sched from the day USEM got our papers. they got our papers July 15th and i called the call center by July 18th. Good Luck :)

My son named Zac

"My son's smile makes my day complete"

zac-1.jpg

VErqm5.png

MY K3 TIMELINE purple4.gifVid of how I prepared my interview documents purple.gifPapers that I brought on my USEM interview

AOS TIMELINE

06.17.2010 - submitted our papers

06.19.2010 - papers arrived at Chicago lockbox

06.24.2010 - Check cashed

06.28.2010 - NOA1 Hardcopy received (9 days from the day they got our papers)

07.05.2010 - Received Biometrics Schedule (July 26)

08.05.2010 - Biometrics done! (had to re-schedule from 7/26 to 8/5)

08.13.2010 - Got my interview letter

08.20.2010 - EAD card on production

09.06.2010 - Got my EAD Card (62 days)

09.07.2010 - Applied for SSN

09.14.2010 - SSN Card received

09.16.2010 - Interview schedule (APPROVED)

09.20.2010 - Welcome Notice Received ("Welcome to the USA")

09.25.2010 - 10 yr Green Card received! (98 days)

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We waited a week and a half from the time our papers were forwarded to USEM. USEM usually schedules your medical exam one week before your interview but you can go and have your medical anytime before the date scheduled by USEM. As pink has said, just bring your email confirmation as your gate pass for your medical appointment. Good luck! :thumbs:

So when you called... what was the first open slot for the Embassy interview? Was it a week or a month or some other number? So to rephrase how many days between the phone call to make the appointment., and the actuall appointment. We are trying to figure out if it is best to just stay in Manila or go back home and wait.

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So when you called... what was the first open slot for the Embassy interview? Was it a week or a month or some other number? So to rephrase how many days between the phone call to make the appointment., and the actuall appointment. We are trying to figure out if it is best to just stay in Manila or go back home and wait.

LOL, I had a hard time with my memory. If I remember it right, it was only weeks (2-3 weeks), but I chose to have my interview a month from the time we called. I think the availability of the dates will vary. It should depend on the number of applicants per month. When you give the call center a ring, they will give you available dates and you will choose the date of your interview according to your own preference.

Where are you from btw? Just try calling and see what available dates they have for you. Good luck! :thumbs:

...and you are welcome by the way :D


My Journey to Motherhood

Our Wedding Pics

Onli In Da Pilipins - Collection of sights and thoughts for my beloved country.

Our Love HIStory

06/26/06: Met at Bigchurch.com

07/14/07: First meeting in person.

12/19/07: Got my surprise gift through snail mail: my engagement ring!

02/11-18/08: Valentine's Week together!

AOS Timeline (I-485, I-765)

04/09/09: Sent packet to Illinois Lockbox

04/20/09: Received Notice of Action

04/27/09: Received Biometrics Appointment

05/09/09: Biometrics Appointment

06/01/09: Received EAD Card

08/18/09: Interview (postponed due to baby's delivery)

12/16/09: Interview - Approved!

2_613061495l.jpg

In her eyes I see the reflection of what love is all about.

"Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken."

Ecclesiastes 4:12

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Actually I live and work in Juneau Alaska

Ah really. How long have you been there? So, you're going to the Philippines for the interview and such?


My Journey to Motherhood

Our Wedding Pics

Onli In Da Pilipins - Collection of sights and thoughts for my beloved country.

Our Love HIStory

06/26/06: Met at Bigchurch.com

07/14/07: First meeting in person.

12/19/07: Got my surprise gift through snail mail: my engagement ring!

02/11-18/08: Valentine's Week together!

AOS Timeline (I-485, I-765)

04/09/09: Sent packet to Illinois Lockbox

04/20/09: Received Notice of Action

04/27/09: Received Biometrics Appointment

05/09/09: Biometrics Appointment

06/01/09: Received EAD Card

08/18/09: Interview (postponed due to baby's delivery)

12/16/09: Interview - Approved!

2_613061495l.jpg

In her eyes I see the reflection of what love is all about.

"Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken."

Ecclesiastes 4:12

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Actually I live and work in Juneau Alaska

Oh, a sister in law of my brother who is married to an American too is living in Juneau Alaska...Her name is Aillyn Balos...

Good luck and God bless!!!!


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