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it's gonna be PRISM sis:)

Time Line:

First Meeting Feb 2009

Dating Aug 14th 2010

Engaged Feb 2011

Married April 18th 2011

Sent I-130 June 27th 2011

Received NOA1 June 30th 2011

Completed NOA2 Aug 26th 2011

Paid AOS fee 12 Oct 2011

Paid IV fee 14 Oct 2011

Sent AOS/IV 26 Oct 2011

Case Complete 2 Nov 2011

Medical Exam 5 Dec 2011

USEM Interview (AP) 15 Dec 2011

Visa Approved 18 Jan 2012

Visa Received 21 Jan 2012

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My husband's visa is CR1 and he will be attending the CFO seminar...is it PRISM or PDOS?? that he needs to go to???pls help..i am pretty much sure that it's PRISM but just need a confirmation......

PRISM is g-o-n-e, along with St. Mary's as of the 16th of September.

Best read up on the CFO website.


ALL exiting required to attend. There have been changes regarding CFO so for sure read through their website.



Required documents & "OTHER DOCUMENTS" they ask for at CFO: copies of; CENOMAR, certified birth certificate, bio page of passport, visa page from passport, pictures together, from USC - bio page of passport, birth certificate, divorce decree (if been married before) are the most common. The "other documents" clause can be ANYTHING with those nit-wits at CFO.

** From the Family Code of the Philippines: it's 21-25 years old for advice and 18-21 years old for consent.

Art. 14. In case either or both of the contracting parties, not having been emancipated by a previous marriage, are between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one, they shall, in addition to the requirements of the preceding articles, exhibit to the local civil registrar, the consent to their marriage of their father, mother, surviving parent or guardian, or persons having legal charge of them, in the order mentioned. Such consent shall be manifested in writing by the interested party, who personally appears before the proper local civil registrar, or in the form of an affidavit made in the presence of two witnesses and attested before any official authorized by law to administer oaths. The personal manifestation shall be recorded in both applications for marriage license, and the affidavit, if one is executed instead, shall be attached to said applications. (61a)

Art. 15. Any contracting party between the age of twenty-one and twenty-five shall be obliged to ask their parents or guardian for advice upon the intended marriage. If they do not obtain such advice, or if it be unfavorable, the marriage license shall not be issued till after three months following the completion of the publication of the application therefor.A sworn statement by the contracting parties to the effect that such advice has been sought,together with the written advice given, if any, shall be attached to the application for marriage license. Should the parents or guardian refuse to give any advice, this fact shall be stated in the sworn statement.

Edited by Hank_


"Chance Favors The Prepared Mind"



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My husband's visa is CR1 and he will be attending the CFO seminar...is it PRISM or PDOS?? that he needs to go to???pls help..i am pretty much sure that it's PRISM but just need a confirmation......

PRISM and SMEF-COW done with Business.

just go to CFO MAIN OFFICE

Citigold Center, 1345 Pres. Quirino Avenue

corner Osmeña Highway (South Superhighway)

Manila, Philippines 1007

Tel. No.: (02) 552-4700

Fax No.: (02) 561-8332

E-mail: info@cfo.gov.ph

Website: www.cfo.gov.ph

Our Time Line

USCIS Stage: (13 DAYS)
Apr 15, 2012 - Filed I-130 ($420 x2)
Apr 19, 2012 - NOA-1
May 2, 2012 - NOA-2

05/21/12 - Case finally entered into NVC system
05/25/12 - Received case #, IIN, and BIN, gave e-mail addresses, sent optin e-mail
05/25/12 - Received info package and AOS bill e-mails from NVC
05/25/12 - AOS bill invoiced & paid ($88)
05/29/12 - AOS bill appears as PAID
06/01/12 - IV Bill Invoiced & PAID ($230 x2)
06/04/12 - IV Bill Shows PAID
06/15/12 - AOS & IV Packages sent
07/02/12 - RFE email received
07/06/12 - Sent NSO copy of MC and BC
07/16/12 - Case Complete (2nd Wedding Anniversary)
08/01/12 - Interview Date Assigned -->>>>(Sept.5, 2012@ 6:15am)

Medical/CFO / Consulate / POE:
08/29/2012-------- Medical Exam: PASSED
08/30/2012 ---------Advance CFO @SMEF-COW
09/05/2012-------- Interview: VISA APPROVED!!!!

09/11/2012 ------- VISA RECEIVED!
10/02/2012 -------- POE = Honolulu, Hawaii
Welcome to Hawaii

10/18/2012 - received 10yr. GC & SSN#

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