Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Sweetoosohni

Different processes for different family members?

3 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

Filed: Other Country: Pakistan
Timeline

Hi,

My wife just became US citizen. She is interested in starting the petition process for her family members ASAP. As a strating point, I am posting these questions:

What forms does she have to file?

She has to apply for her parents, one unmarried brother over 21 and two unmarried siblings under 21. So, should she start by applying for parents and file separate petitions for siblings OR let the parents file for their children once they become permanent residents?

Also, what supporting documents would she need to file for her parents? Would birth certificate alone be enough?

Edited by Sweetoosohni

I-130 TIMELINE

12-5-04 Got married in Lahore, Pakistan

1-24-05 I-130 sent

1-31-05 NOA1 received in mail

3-22-05 Approved online

3-26-05 NOA2 received in mail

CASE APPROVED IN 55 DAYS

3-28-05 Case received at NVC

4-05-05 Case number assigned

4-11-05 AOS fee bill/ DS-3032 generated

4-14-05 Self-generated AOS/ DS-3032 sent

4-18-05 DS-3032 in system

4-25-05 IV fee bill generated

5-04-05 AOS fee in system (13 business days)

5-06-05 IV fee bill received (Finally!!!) and express mailed

5-09-05 I-864 generated

5-10-05 Self-generated I-864 packet sent

5-13-05 I-864 in system

5-23-05 I-864 review complete

5-23-05 IV fee in system (11 business days)

5-25-05 Self-generated DS-230 sent (Before Generation)

5-27-05 DS-230 in system

5-31-05 DS-230 generated

6-07-05 Case complete

6-21-05 Case forwarded to Islamabad

6-25-05 Letter received from NVC

CASE COMPLETED IN 63 DAYS

6-27-05 Case received at the embassy

6-28-05 Packet 3.5 sent out by the embassy

7-01-05 Packet 3.5 received

7-04-05 Packet 3.5 submitted

7-05-05 Embassy receives packet 3.5

7-21-05 Interview scheduled for 10-13-05

7-25-05 Embassy re-schedules interview for 8-10-05

8-10-05 Visa issued!!!

JOURNEY COMPLETED IN 201 DAYS

K-3 NOA1 date: 2-4-05 [RFE: 7-20-05]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
Timeline

I-130 is the petition...

Each family member requires a petiton... Each family member is subject to different family classifications and length of time needed to wait for an available visa number dependant on class


YMMV

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Colombia
Timeline

All she has to do is follow the instructions for the I-130 found in the USCIS web site. Each family member will need a separate I-130. Her parents' petitions and visas will be processed a lot faster than her siblings, so she should keep that in mind when making travel arrangements.

Diana


CR-1

02/05/07 - I-130 sent to NSC

05/03/07 - NOA2

05/10/07 - NVC receives petition, case # assigned

08/08/07 - Case Complete

09/27/07 - Interview, visa granted

10/02/07 - POE

11/16/07 - Received green card and Welcome to America letter in the mail

Removing Conditions

07/06/09 - I-751 sent to CSC

08/14/09 - Biometrics

09/27/09 - Approved

10/01/09 - Received 10 year green card

U.S. Citizenship

03/30/11 - N-400 sent via Priority Mail w/ delivery confirmation

05/12/11 - Biometrics

07/20/11 - Interview - passed

07/20/11 - Oath ceremony - same day as interview

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Ask our VJ Immigration Lawyers.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
- Back to Top -


Important Disclaimer: Please read carefully the Visajourney.com Terms of Service. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service you should not access or view any page (including this page) on VisaJourney.com. Answers and comments provided on Visajourney.com Forums are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Visajourney.com does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. VisaJourney.com does not condone immigration fraud in any way, shape or manner. VisaJourney.com recommends that if any member or user knows directly of someone involved in fraudulent or illegal activity, that they report such activity directly to the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. You can contact ICE via email at Immigration.Reply@dhs.gov or you can telephone ICE at 1-866-347-2423. All reported threads/posts containing reference to immigration fraud or illegal activities will be removed from this board. If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by contacting us here with a url link to that content. Thank you.
×
×
  • Create New...