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Awesome! Good luck for the rest o' the journey!

I-751 Submitted August 2008

RFE Nov. 5, 2008 for incorrect fee

Nov. 6, 2008 Package returned to VSC with correct fee


August 29, 2009 Letter of Intent to start removal proceedings

August 31, 2009 Letter and Phone with Congressman's office

Sept. 3, 2009 Infopass

Sept. 4, 2009 New I-751 submitted with another fee

Sept. 25, 2009 I-797C NOA received with 1 year extention dated Sept. 14, 2009

Oct. 2, 2009 NOA2 Biometrics Letter Appointment received

Oct. 9, 2009 Biometrics

Oct. 12, 2009 Updated on USICS website

Jan. 12, 2010 RFE

Feb. 2, 2010 RFE Returned

Feb. 4, 2010[/b ]RFE Received by USCIS


Feb. 22, 2010 Second Email and text stating card production ordered.

Feb. 24, 2010 Email and Text stating Approval notice mailed.

Feb. 25, 2010 Approval letter I-797C dated 2/19/2010 received.

Feb. 27, 2010 Green Card arrived!! Envelope postmarked 2/23

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:dance: Got my email this morning that our petition was approved!!!! For other K-3ers yours is coming! :star:


I-130 Timeline with USCIS:

It took 92 days for I-130 to get approved from the filing date

NVC Process of I-130:

It took 78 days to complete the NVC process

Interview Process at The U.S. Embassy

Interview took 223 days from the I-130 filing date. Immigrant Visa was issued right after the interview

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Great news! Hope this means the floodgates are opening for everyone!

I-130 sent Mar 30, 06

approved Aug 15, 06

I-129f sent April 24, 06

approved July 27, 06

Montreal interview Jan 18, 07

POE Toronto Jan 28, 07

EAD sent Jan. 30, 07

transferred to Vermont Feb 12

biometrics Feb 22

approved March 13

card returned undeliverable! March 27

called after 6 weeks to have EAD re-sent

AOS sent Jan. 30, 07

biometrics Feb 22

RFE for complete medical (!) Feb 23

Called Senator from NJ - never returned call

Infopass March 19 (no help)

Replied to RFE with duplicate medical March 19

Sent additional evidence (I-693A) March 26

NBC received supplement March 30

touched April 4

Interview July 16

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Congratulations.. There is alot of catching up to do.. I hope we all get approvals fast..

Our Timeline

06/23/2006 Happiest day of my life, got married to my lovely Wife!


11/27/06 I-485 / I-765 Sent (Overnight)

11/28/06 I-485 / I-765 Received

12/01/06 Notice Date for both

12/02/06, 12/04/06, 12/05/06, 12/06/06, 12/10/06, 12/11/06 Touched !!!

12/19/06 Interview letter Issued!

12/26/06 Interview Notice Received!

02/13/07 Interview

08/25/08 Filed Writ of Mandamus (Law Suit) against USCIS, DOS, FBI

09/16/08 Application Approved (IR6)

09/22/08 Card Production Ordered

09/23/08 Welcome Notice Received

09/29/08 10 YR. GC Received!


07/18/11 N-400 Sent (Overnight) UPS

07/19/11 N-400 Received

08/23/11 Case status changed - FP letter sent

08/26/11 Fingerprint notice received in mail

08/26/11 Early Fingerprints completed

09/13/11 Original Fingerprints scheduled date

08/30/11 Case status updated: In-Line to be scheduled for an interview

09/12/11 Case status updated: Interview is now scheduled

09/15/11 Interview letter received!

10/19/11 Interview at Santa Ana, CA - I-130 is not approved in file

10/19/11 RFE issued

10/27/11 RFE response received and is being reviewed - even though I didn't get any RFE or responded to one!

11/11/11 Notification for Placed in que for oath ceremony

11/15/11 Notification for Oath being scheduled

11/18/11 N-445 Oath letter received

12/15/11 Oath Ceremony - Its all over! I AM FINALLY A US CITIZEN!

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good good good

hope to see mnay good news..


My I-130

Mailed 12/09/2006

Received 12/13/2006

NOA 12/27/2006

Touch 05/11/2007

Apprd 05/16/2007

My I-129F

Mailed 12/27/2006

Received 12/29/2006

NOA 01/03/2007

Trsfr to CSC 01/22/07

Touched 01/24/07,01/26/07,01/30/07

Touched 04/19/07, 04/20/07- touch for an RFE

RFE Recd 04/25/07;RFE Sent 04/26/07;CSC RFE Recd 04/27/07

Touched 05/03/07,05/04/07 (case processing has resumed)

Touched 05/07/07, 05/14/07, 05/17/07

Apprd 05/18/07-called Cust Serv, said I129F apprd on 05/16

NVC rcd 05/25/o7

NVC sent to local Consualte 05/30/07

Intrv 07/20/07: Success

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CONGRATS :thumbs:

I do not wish to share any information about this dead end journey.........I have reached my final destination on this train, and it is time for me to get off.

THIS TOO SHALL PASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

"If marriage means you fell in love, does divorce mean you climbed out?"

"You never really know a man until you have divorced him."-Zsa Zsa Gabor

"When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house. And when she is departed out of his house, she may go and be another man's wife." Deuteronomy 24:1-2

"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us." - Helen Keller

"Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today?" - Mary Manin Morrissey

"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." - Mother Theresa

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CONGRATULATIONS!!! :thumbs: I was hoping I would hear more approvals. Makes me feel like mine is actually moving :D

My dream begins...2006-04-16

I-130 Sent (Nebraska): 2006-04-25

I-130 NOA1: 2006-05-08

*touched*: 2006-05-10

transferred to CSC: 2006-05-10

*touched*: 2006-08-15

APPROVED: 2006-08-21 WOOOOHOOOO......... :o)

Case sent to NVC: 2006-08-22


2006-09-11 : Case # assigned, DS3032/AOS fee bill sent

2006-09-12 : DS3032 sent via next day air to NVC

2006-09-13 : IVR confirms DS3032 received

2006-09-18 : DS3032 entered, IV fee bill generated

2006-09-20 : Received AOS/DS3032 by mail

2006-09-21 : AOS fee bill overnight to NVC

2006-10-02 : AOS / IV fee bill processed

2006-10-02 : Operator says I-864 / DS-230 mailing out this week

2006-10-10 : Received I-864

2006-10-12 : Sent I-864 overnight to NVC

2006-10-14 : Received DS-230

2006-10-16 : Sent DS-230 overnight to NVC

2006-10-18 : I-864 entered

2006-10-25 : Received Checklist but doesn't ask for any paperwork

2006-10-26 : Case complete Alhamdullilahi Rabil Al-Ameen....:o)

I-129F Sent: 2006-05-13

I-129F NOA1: 2006-05-15

IMBRA RFE: 2006-07-01

IMBRA RFE sent: 2006-07-05

IMBRA RFE received: 2006-07-10

*touched*: 2006-07-10

2nd IMBRA RFE: 2006-07-13

2nd IMBRA RFE sent: 2006-07-20 (snail mail)

2nd IMBRA RFE received: 2006-07-29

*touched*: 2006-09-19

*touched*: 2006-09-20

*touched*: 2006-09-26

*touched*: 2006-10-09

*touched*: 2006-10-21

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****Removal of Conditions ****

7/13/09 Sent I-751 application VSC

7/16/09 Package arrived at VSC at 2:08pm signed by D. Renaud

7/24/09 Rcvd I-797C, NOA from VSC

7/29/09 Rcvd Biometric letter...biometrics appt 8/18/09

11/24/09 Rcvd ROC approval ltr...dated 11/18/09

12/04/09 Rcvd 10 yr Green Card in mail

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Congrats on your approval and wishing you a speedy interview!!!! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!



03/29/06-Mailed to TSC

04/03/06-Recieved I-130 @TSC forwarded to CSC


04/11/06-Recieved NOA1

07/18/06-NOA-2- Approved

02/09/07-CASE COMPLETED!!!!!!

02/13/07-Case forwarded to Dublin Embassy!!!


04/26/07- VISA in Hand!!!!

July-2007-Niall finishes work & comes home!!!

We had delays in our journey that were not part of the immigration process, please do not use our "timeline" as an accurate guide!

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:dance: Congratulations :dance:

1/12/06 Mail I-129f express mail

1/13/06 TSC rec'd

1/23/06 NOA1 from CSC

1/27/06 - Check cleared

7/10/06 - NOA2

7/14/06- rec'd @ NVC

8/14/06- NVC sent petition to Consulate

8/17/06 - Korean Consulate rec'd Petition

8/23/06 - rec'd packet 3 from Consulate

8/25/06 - sent packet 3 back to Consulate

8/27/06 - got confirmation email from Consulate, they rec'd packet three

8/27/06 - requested interview date via Consulate internet site.

9/1/06 - Checked internet site for interveiw date, it was there

9/25/06 - Interview date - APPROVED

9/28/06 - Visa in Zaeems Hand - YEAHHHHH

1/6/07 - leaving for USA

1/20/07 - Wedding Date

1/20/07 - MARRIED!!!!!

2/10/07 - rec'd certified copy of marriage license


3/13/07 - AOS package rec'd at Chicago Lockbox

3/20/07 - Rec'd Social Security Card

3/21/07 - Checks Cashed and Case Status online

3/24/07 - NOA1 Rec'd for AOS and EAD

3/27/07 - rec'd Biometrics appt letter - scheduled for 4/20/07 @ 11:00am

4/02/07 - "touched"

4/20/07 - had biometrics appt.

4/21/07 - rec'd letter stating case was transferred to CSC

5/22/07 - rec'd Case Pending at CSC email

6/25/07 - EAD card production ordered

7/7/07 - EAD "touched"

7/7/07 - AOS "touched"

8-6-07 - Rec'd EAD Card in the Mail


7-2-10 - Received 10 year green card in mail

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