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I checked my mail and USCIS before leaving work at 6pm last night, and again nothing.

Then my phone rings at 1am....is my fiance in London...she called to say that she checked the status and WE WERE APPROVED on July 31st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It must have been a late or automated mailing. Regardless...it changes the outlook of today as I am ready to celebrate!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks so much to everyone for their conversation, thoughts, and support.

I will be staying on VJ through the entire process and look forward to seeing all of your much deserved approvals. All my best wishes and thoughts go out to you!!!!!!!!!

I am so happy....so much closer to being with my love!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:D:yes:


Sent in I-129F..................March 17th

NOA1 from CSC................March22

RFE recieved....................June 28th

RFE returned....................June 29th

RFE receipt by CSC ...........July 5th

Touched..........................July 26th

Touhced..........................July 27th

NOA2.............................July 31st...after 132 days!!!!!!!!!!!!

Packet 3 sent...................August 22nd

Medical...........................September 9th

Interview........................October 4th!!!!!!!

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CONGRATS! These approvals have been like weeds popping up out of nowhere! YES!


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Manila Embassy K1 Visa Information

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4.3 Manila Embassy (Immigrant Visa Unit) | 011-632-301-2000 ext 5184 or dial 0

4.4 Department of State | (202) 663-1225, press 1, press 0,

4.5 Document Verification | CLICK HERE

4.6 Visa Interview Appointments website | CLICK HERE

4.7 St. Lukes | 011-63-2-521-0020

5.1 DELBROS website | CLICK HERE

6.2 CFO Guidance and Counseling Seminar | MANILA or CEBU

6.3 I-94 Arrival / Departure info | CLICK HERE

Adjustment of Status (AOS) Information

Please review the signature and story tab of my wife's profile, [Deputy Uling].

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04/13/06 - I-129F mailed

04/18/06 - NOA1

08/30/06 - NOA2

09/26/06 - received at NVC

09/27/06 - forwarded to consulate

20/11/06 - visa in my pocket!

14/01/07 - POE

13/04/07 - marriage

27/04/07 docs sent in for AOS, EAD, AP

26/06/07 - biometrics appointment

02/17/07 - AP and EAD arrive

03/03/08 - Infopass - where the heck is my AOS interview?? No one knows!

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Congratz :thumbs:


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K-1 Sent to Vermont St Patrick's Day~ May the Luck of the Irish Be With Us Today!! 3/17/06

NOA1 03-25-06

Touch 06-16-06=RFE Email

Touch 06-17-06

RFE Arrived 06-21-06

RFE Sent back to Vermont 06-21-06

RFE Delivered 06/23/06 10:55am

RFE-Touch 06/24/06

Touch 06/27/06

Approved 08/21/06 {157 days)

Touch 08/22/06

NVC Letter 08-25-06 Hard Copy

Left NVC 08-25-06

Arrived at London 09-01-06

Packet 3 Arrived at Steves Door 09-05-06

Packet 3 Sent back to London 09-15-06

London Medical 09-29-06- Completed

Packet 4 11-20-06

Londen Interview 12-08-06 APPROVED

Visa in Hand 12-12-06

Enters the USA 12-13-06

WEDDING DAY 2/18/07 @ 3pm

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:dance: That's great news!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! :dance:

julianb

2004-07-01: Met Hiam my Fiancee in Iraq

2006-03-11: Propose to Hiam and she said "yes"

2006-05-31: I-129F Sent to CSC

2006-06-02: I-129F Received by CSC

2006-06-12: I-129F NOA1 Notice Date

2006-06-16: I-129F NOA1 Arrival Date from CSC

2006-06-23: I-129F RFE IMBRA Notice Date(s)

2006-07-01: I-129F RFE IMBRA NOA Arrival Date from CSC

2007-07-03: RFE Reply(s) I-129F RFE IMBRA NOA Sent to CSC

2006-07-10: Touched I-129F RFE IMBRA NOA Received by CSC

2006-07-31: NOA2 Approved by CSC

2006-08-11: I-129F Received By NVC

2006-08-17: I-129F Sent By NVC To Consulate in Amman, Jordan

2006-08-19: Received Letter from NVC

2006-08-21: Case Receive at Consulate in Amman, Jordan

2006-09-24: Receive Packet 3 Instructions

2007-04-19: Interview Date (successful interview)

2007-04-26: Passport and Visa in hand

2007-05-03: U.S. Entry

2007-05-11: Marriage

2007-06-18: File for AOS I-485 & Biometrics only.

2007-06-19: AOS Receive at USCIS

2007-06-26: AOS NOA I-797C notice date.

2007-07-27: Bio. Appt.

2007-08-15: AOS NOA I-797C Approved notice date.

2007-08-16: Received Green Card in mail.

LOVE IS A STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL THING.

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Congrats.... good luck at the interview.

I remember being as excited as you are........ but that was quite a long time ago now!!!!


"THE SHORT STORY"

KURT & RAYMA (K-1 Visa)

Oct. 9/03... I-129F sent to NSC

June 10/04... K-1 Interview - APPROVED!!!!

July 31/04... Entered U.S.

Aug. 28/04... WEDDING DAY!!!!

Aug. 30/04... I-485, I-765 & I-131 sent to Seattle

Dec. 10/04... AOS Interview - APPROVED!!!!! (Passport stamped)

Sept. 9/06... I-751 sent to NSC

May 15/07... 10-Yr. PR Card arrives in the mail

Sept. 13/07... N-400 sent to NSC

Aug. 21/08... Interview - PASSED!!!!

Sept. 2/08... Oath Ceremony

Sept. 5/08... Sent in Voter Registration Card

Sept. 9/08... SSA office to change status to "U.S. citizen"

Oct. 8/08... Applied in person for U.S. Passport

Oct. 22/08... U.S. Passport received

DONE!!! DONE!!! DONE!!! DONE!!!

KAELY (K-2 Visa)

Apr. 6/05... DS-230, Part I faxed to Vancouver Consulate

May 26/05... K-2 Interview - APPROVED!!!!

Sept. 5/05... Entered U.S.

Sept. 7/05... I-485 & I-131 sent to CLB

Feb. 22/06... AOS Interview - APPROVED!!!!! (Passport NOT stamped)

Dec. 4/07... I-751 sent to NSC

May 23/08... 10-Yr. PR Card arrives in the mail

Mar. 22/11.... N-400 sent to AZ

June 27/11..... Interview - PASSED!!!

July 12/11..... Oath Ceremony

We're NOT lawyers.... just your average folks who had to find their own way!!!!! Anything we post here is simply our own opinions/suggestions/experiences and should not be taken as LAW!!!!

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Congratulations. Same date as ours. Finally they're moving!!! :dance::dance::dance:




* K1 Timeline *
* 04/07/06: I-129F Sent to NSC
* 10/02/06: Interview date - APPROVED!
* 10/10/06: POE Houston
* 11/25/06: Wedding day!!!

* AOS/EAD/AP Timeline *
*01/05/07: AOS/EAD/AP sent
*02/19/08: AOS approved
*02/27/08: Permanent Resident Card received

* LOC Timeline *
*12/31/09: Applied Lifting of Condition
*01/04/10: NOA
*02/12/10: Biometrics
*03/03/10: LOC approved
*03/11/10: 10 years green card received

* Naturalization Timeline *
*12/17/10: package sent
*12/29/10: NOA date
*01/19/11: biometrics
*04/12/11: interview
*04/15/11: approval letter
*05/13/11: Oath Ceremony - Officially done with Immigration.

Complete Timeline

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I checked my mail and USCIS before leaving work at 6pm last night, and again nothing.

Then my phone rings at 1am....is my fiance in London...she called to say that she checked the status and WE WERE APPROVED on July 31st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It must have been a late or automated mailing. Regardless...it changes the outlook of today as I am ready to celebrate!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks so much to everyone for their conversation, thoughts, and support.

I will be staying on VJ through the entire process and look forward to seeing all of your much deserved approvals. All my best wishes and thoughts go out to you!!!!!!!!!

I am so happy....so much closer to being with my love!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:D:yes:

congratulations. :dance:


* ~ * Charles * ~ *
 

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I checked my mail and USCIS before leaving work at 6pm last night, and again nothing.

Then my phone rings at 1am....is my fiance in London...she called to say that she checked the status and WE WERE APPROVED on July 31st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It must have been a late or automated mailing. Regardless...it changes the outlook of today as I am ready to celebrate!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks so much to everyone for their conversation, thoughts, and support.

I will be staying on VJ through the entire process and look forward to seeing all of your much deserved approvals. All my best wishes and thoughts go out to you!!!!!!!!!

I am so happy....so much closer to being with my love!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:D:yes:

Congrats! :thumbs: Now where's ours??? :whistle:


04/22/06:I-129F -TSC
04/25/06:I-129F -CSC;NOA1(Rcvd Date)
05/01/06:NOA1(Notice Date)
06/23/06:Email fr CSC-IMBRA RFE
06/30/06:IMBRA RFE mail)
07/05/06:I-RFE reply
07/17/06:USCIS rcvd I-RFE reply
08/30/06:NOA2 Approved!
09/05/06:NOA2(mail)
09/26/06:Email fr NVC-to Emb;case #:MNL2006764XXX
10/06/06:VISA APPT:*ANY WORKDAY 0700AM*daughter age-ing out
10/16-17:St. Luke's Medical Ext Clinic
10/18/06:Emb Intrvw APPROVED!
10/25/06:VISAS(K1&K2s)delivered;CFO for stickers
11/08/06:To the U.S.!
11/14/06:WEDDING!
11/22/06:Applied SSN(married name)
11/15/06:INFOPASS appt (for 3):AOS-DORA
11/27/06:Applied AOS w/ 2daughters;got accepted;interviewed same day(D1)
12/09/06:Received by mail 3 NOA1s
12/15/06:SSN print-out picked up
12/18/06:SS card&Biometrics appt notices in mail(D22)
12/26/06:Biometrics at ASC,USCIS Dallas-North(D30)
01/26/07:Email:Notice mailed 1/25 welcoming the new PR(K1&K2-9y/o)(D61)
01/31/07:Welcome letters(mail)(D66)
02/01/07:Card production ordered 1/30(D67)
02/05/07:Email:Approval notice sent 2/04(D71)
02/06/07:GC's in the mail! (D72)
12/11/08:Sent application for removal of conditions (I-751)
12/19/08:Received by mail receipt notice
12/30/08:Received by mail biometrics appointment for Jo and receipt notice for daughter
01/05/09:Received by mail biometrics appointment of daughter
01/13/09:Biometrics appointment of Jo and daughter
06/17/09:Email:Card production ordered
06/30/09:Email:Approval notice sent
07/06/09:Ten-year GC's in the mail!

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