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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Nigeria
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Gabriel went for his interview this morning and said everything was wonderful.

I was worried because this weekend I received an e-mail from the Consulate that said that Gabriel's interview date is August 20th and it referred me to the Packet 3 attached to the e-mail and said Gabriel should contact the medical provider they listed to get his medical. Apparently, the Nigerian Consulate began a new process on July 1st in which no one is allowed to pick up their packets in person, they have to wait to receive their interview dates by e-mail. But Gabriel had picked up his packet 3 on June 16th and was given July 20th as his interview date. So when I got the e-mail, and it didn't say his interview had been "rescheduled to August 20th," I didn't know if it was just a snafu or what. So I told Gabriel to go to his scheduled interview date and to just wait and see what happens.

So Gabriel arrived at the Consulate at 5:20 a.m. At 7:00 he was let in. He first showed his interview letter and they checked to see if his name was on the list. Obviously his name was still on that list, so they then gave him a paper with a number on it, and then he went to pay his visa fee. He then had to wait a while, and then was called into cue. He waited in cue for a while and then was called by a very nice lady who collected his receipt and card, and immediately started asking him questions.

1) Who filed your petition?

2) How did you meet? (We met because I had formed a Foundation and asked a Nigerian friend of mine if he had any contacts in Nigeria who I could work with on an HIV/AIDS project. My friend said he knew someone in Delta State who had an NGO and gave me Gabriel's website address. I then contacted him.)

3) Who is this friend? What does he do for a living? When's the last time he visited Nigeria?

4) How long have Gabriel and I been talking?

5) Have I ever visited Nigeria?

6) Why have I not visited Nigeria?

7) Who is Emmanuel (Emmanuel is Gabriel's brother whose number was on my phone records.

8) What proof do you have for us? Gabriel took out pictures, cards, letters, phone records, receipts, travel documents, but she said she only wanted to see the pictures. He tried to also give the cards, but she said, no I don't need to look at that, just give me a few minutes. She took the pictures and came back shortly with a slip that says he has been approved.

He received his approval around 12:00 noon his time. Told to pick up his visa in 8 days (July 28th)

PRAISE GOD!

Thanks to all VJ Members who have shown me support through this process.

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Grats


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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Romania
Timeline

Congratulations. When I read happy news like this one makes me more confident on the process at the interview.

PEACE...............


When you love someone from the bottom of your heart; so much that you are willing to give your life for your loved one, time and distance takes a backseat. Only love prevails. And with love in you hearts you can overcome anything.

January 21, 2010 - Submitted AOS

January 25, 2010 - Cory received her SSN

March 9, 2010 - Received appointment for biometrics - will be on March 18

March 18, 2010 - Biometrics done

March 19, 2010 - Touches on I-485 and I-765

March 25, 2010 - Advance Parole approved..received on April 1 in the mail

March 29, 2010 - I-485 notice date, received on April 4, 2010

May 3, 2010 - EAD approved

May 5, 2010 - Date interview....approved

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Gabriel went for his interview this morning and said everything was wonderful.

I was worried because this weekend I received an e-mail from the Consulate that said that Gabriel's interview date is August 20th and it referred me to the Packet 3 attached to the e-mail and said Gabriel should contact the medical provider they listed to get his medical. Apparently, the Nigerian Consulate began a new process on July 1st in which no one is allowed to pick up their packets in person, they have to wait to receive their interview dates by e-mail. But Gabriel had picked up his packet 3 on June 16th and was given July 20th as his interview date. So when I got the e-mail, and it didn't say his interview had been "rescheduled to August 20th," I didn't know if it was just a snafu or what. So I told Gabriel to go to his scheduled interview date and to just wait and see what happens.

So Gabriel arrived at the Consulate at 5:20 a.m. At 7:00 he was let in. He first showed his interview letter and they checked to see if his name was on the list. Obviously his name was still on that list, so they then gave him a paper with a number on it, and then he went to pay his visa fee. He then had to wait a while, and then was called into cue. He waited in cue for a while and then was called by a very nice lady who collected his receipt and card, and immediately started asking him questions.

1) Who filed your petition?

2) How did you meet? (We met because I had formed a Foundation and asked a Nigerian friend of mine if he had any contacts in Nigeria who I could work with on an HIV/AIDS project. My friend said he knew someone in Delta State who had an NGO and gave me Gabriel's website address. I then contacted him.)

3) Who is this friend? What does he do for a living? When's the last time he visited Nigeria?

4) How long have Gabriel and I been talking?

5) Have I ever visited Nigeria?

6) Why have I not visited Nigeria?

7) Who is Emmanuel (Emmanuel is Gabriel's brother whose number was on my phone records.

8) What proof do you have for us? Gabriel took out pictures, cards, letters, phone records, receipts, travel documents, but she said she only wanted to see the pictures. He tried to also give the cards, but she said, no I don't need to look at that, just give me a few minutes. She took the pictures and came back shortly with a slip that says he has been approved.

He received his approval around 12:00 noon his time. Told to pick up his visa in 8 days (July 28th)

PRAISE GOD!

Thanks to all VJ Members who have shown me support through this process.

PMEmail Poster

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Congratulations.


Service Center : Vermont Service Center

Consulate : Prague, Czech Republic

I-129F Sent : 2009-07-15

Check Cashed: 2009-07-22

I-129F NOA1 : 2009-07-20

I-129F RFE(s) :

RFE Reply(s) :

I-129F NOA2 : 2009-10-01

NVC Received : 2009-10-06

NVC Left :

Consulate Received :

Packet 3 Received : 2009-10-15

Packet 3 Sent :

Packet 4 Received :

Interview Date : 2009-12-15

Visa Received : 2009-12-16

US Entry :

Marriage :

AOS:

Event Date

CIS Office : Washington DC

Date Filed : 2010-07-26

NOA Date : 2010-08-06

RFE(s) :

Bio. Appt. : 2010-09-09

AOS Transfer** :

Interview Date :2011-01-07

Approval / Denial Date :2011-01-07

Approved : Yes

Got I551 Stamp : No

Greencard Received:

Comments :

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Brazil
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That's great news!!

Congratulations and have a safe trip!!!

(F)


"Pedis e obtereis"

OUR TIMELINE

05/28/2009 - I-129F Sent

06/02/2009 - NOA1

06/04/2009 - Check cashed

09/11/2009 - Touched!

09/11/2009 - NOA2 approved!!

09/14/2009 - Touched

09/16/2009 - NVC received

09/18/2009 - NVC left

09/22/2009 - Consulate received

10/02/2009 - Pkt 4 received

10/29/2009 - Medical - PASSED!!

11/10/2009 - Interview - APPROVED!

11/16/2009 - Visa received!

11/24/2009 - Arrived at the USA

12/08/2009 - Got married!!

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Congratulations and good luck on the rest of the journey :thumbs: Good news from nigeria is always gives me hope.


K1 Journey:

3/12/09 - Sent I129F

3/16/09 - Check cashed

3/19/09 - Received hardcopy of NOA1

8/19/09 - NOA2 [online] Thank God!!!!!

8/24/09 - NOA2 hardcopy received!!!

8/25/09 - Received at NVC

8/26/09 - Forwarded to Lagos Consulate

11/4/09 - Interview date

11/12/09- Visa picked up

12/6/09 - Wedding

AOS Journey:

12/21/09- Filed AOS

1/5/2010 - Received NOA1

1/11/2010 - Received Biometrics letter

1/24/2010 - RFE for I-693

1/29/2010 - Biometrics appointment.

2/2/2010 - Sent out RFE response

2/16/2010 - Received Transfer notice to California Service Center.

2/16/2010 - AP Approved

2/16/2010 - EAD card ordered. [online notice]

2/25/2010 - EAD card received

2/18/10 - Advance Parole notice sent

3/5/10 - Advance Parole notice sent back by P.O label undeliverable

3/8/10 - Called USCIS and requested for notice to be resent

3/13/10 - Received Green card approval notice online

3/19/10 - Received hard copy of Approval Letter and Green card. Yay!!!! see you all in 2012

12/12/11 - Getting all the paperwork ready for Removal of Conditions. [Can't believe it's that time already]

12/15/11 - Sent off paperwork with tracking

12/19/11 - Received at VSC

12/21/11 - Check cashed

12/22/11 - Received I797,Notice of Action

12/31/11 - Received Biometrics notice

01/20/12 - Biometrics Appt.

09/15/12 - I797 Notice of Action Approval Decision

09/19/12 - Notice received via USPS and Online

09/22/12 - Green card Received

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Syria
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wow...! very nice! congratulations!


Timeline:

Sent in I-130 form: 01/29/09

Interview Date: 11/08/09 (APPROVED!)

Visa in Hand: 11/12/09

POE: 01/30/10 (!!!!) at JFK Airport in NYC... can't wait!

Got the green card maybe 8 weeks after 01/30/10...

TBC....

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Jamaica
Timeline

Congratulations!

One part of your story that confused me: you've never been to Nigeria to meet him? So has he been to the US to meet you?


November 19, 2007 - Met

November 25, 2008 - Engaged

November 25, 2009 - Married

November 24, 2011 - Baby due!

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:dance: Congratulations :dance:

****ROC VSC****

Submitted I-751: 3/9/11

NOA1: 3/15/11

Biometrics Appointment:5/2/11

Early Bio Walk-In: 4/8/11

Approved: 9/23/11

Green Card Received: 9/30/11

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: Egypt
Timeline

Congrats!! :)


ROC Timeline

8/1/12: ROC window opens
9/4/12: ROC packet sent
9/8/12: ROC packet delivered to VSC
9/12/12: Check cashed
9/14/12: NOA letter received (NOA dated 9/10/12)
9/20/12: Biometrics letter received (Bio appointment 10/15/12)
10/12/12: Early biometrics walk-in

4/27/13: RFE received

6/17/13: RFE response sent

7/1/13: ROC petition approved

7/5/13: GC received in the mail.

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