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07:30am June 21, 2010 Guangzhou, China CR1 EP Interview Review

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
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The following are my very detailed interview review at the Guangzhou/China Consulate on Monday June 21, 2010.

I reached the Guangzhou Consulate around 07:00am on June 21, 2010. Stood in the line for 07:30 Immigrant, and, the security checked our passports and Appointment Letters around 08:00am, then I got into to the Consulate at 08:10am.

The Consulate is in the 5th floor, after the security guard checked my passport and Appointment Letter, I entered the waiting room for interview.

At 09:00am, all of us done the oath.

At 09:17am, I was called for the pre-screener. She was a very young Chinese lady, very professional:

-- May I have your passport, please?

-- May I have your two passport-style photos, please?

-- Open your Medical Exam Sealed Envelope, please

-- Sign in here in your DS-230 Part II, please

-- Please give me your Notarial Certificate of Birth, Marriage, and, Not Being Given Criminal Sanction

-- Who does petition you?

-- What is your husband’s name?

-- What does he live for?

-- Did he sponsor you alone or joint it with others?

-- Please give me your husband’s three years’ Federal Tax Returns plus W2s (then she returned me my hubby’s 2006 W2 and Employment Letter)

-- Did you go to abroad?

-- Have you resided for more than 6 months in any other countries except China?

-- You earned your MAs in Sweden, right? How long did you live there, exactly? (then she focused on to count the exact days I stayed in Sweden)

-- In what occupation do you intend to work in the States?

-- Ok, everything looked good, and it is your number, please go back, wait for the biometric fingerprinting and interview. Thank you!

Then I waited, at 10:00am, I was called for the biometric fingerprinting.

Finally, I got called at 11:50am. The Consular Officer was a very nice American lady, at her 50s. Then there was a less than 1 minute conversation between us:

-- Good morning!

-- Good morning!

-- May I have your Passport, please?

- Sure

-- Where did you meet E? (She called my hubby’s first name, not asked ”Where did you meet your husband?”)

-- xx

-- How many times did E visit you in person?

-- xx times, he wrote a letter explain that, would you mind read it? (She did not response)

-- When did you get married?

-- mm-dd-yyyy

-- How long did he stay then?

-- xx days

-- Did you get married before?

-- No, neither me nor my hubby. It is our first marriage, both of us

-- Did you have any children?

-- No

-- What does he live for?

-- HT

--What is HT? What is it exactly?

-- XXXXXX

-- You earn your MAs in Europe?

- Yep

-- What are your majors?

-- xx

-- Please show me E's Explain Letter

-- Well, here it is. (Then I said)My husband is pretty busy, he only has 7 hours vacation per month. (She replied)Yes, I do understand it

-- Are you a CCP Member?

-- No

-- Mrs. B, your visa is approved, congratulations!

-- Thank you, it is prefect! Have a very nice day!

-- Thank you! Have a nice day as well (then she gave me a big smile)

I responded quickly, with short, precise answer to each question. What I surprised was I brought 10lbs evidence for the interview, but the CO did not ask to look at one of them.

I was out by 11:52am, then called hubby to tell him the great news.

Thanks again to VJ, and all of the wonderful VJers, thank you for all of your help, support and good wishes! Especially Darnell, thank you so very much!


Naturalization(N-400):
04/11/2013: N-400 Dallas,TX Lockbox

05/07/2013: Biometrics Appointment, USCIS St. Albans,VT

07/16/2013: Interview @ 3:00pm

08/05/2013: Oath Ceremony @ 2:00pm

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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This is a great write up !!

Thanks so much for the detail, as well !!

CONGRATULATIONS ON VISA APPROVAL !! YAY !!!! I'll make 300 venison jiaozi this weekend, to celebrate !!! (Seriously, then these go to a homeless shelter )

YAY !!!!


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Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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Congratulations! Thanks a bunch for the review.


USCIS
10/01/09 :mailed I-130
10/05/09: Forwarded to CSC
10/05/09 : NOA1.
10/12/09: touched.
02/08/10: text and an email received ~ I-130 approved. (yes!)
02/09/10: touched.
02/16/2010: NOA2 hard copy received


NVC Journey

02/12/2010: NVC/case# assigned
02/22/2010: DS-3032 received .
02/22/2010: Sent in DS-3032 email.
02/22/2010: Received and paid AOS.
02/24/2010: AOS fee accepted/shows as paid.
02/24/2010: AOS document cover printed.
03/01/2010: IV bill available online .
03/01/2010: Paid IV bill .
03/01/2010: DS-3032 accepted by NVC.
03/09/2010: IV bill: shows as paid.
03/12/2010: AOS Packet sent.
03/16/2010: AOS Packet Delivered to NVC/ Signed by St.Laurent.
03/25/2010: AOS accepted (as per NVC operator)
04/22/2010: Mailed in ds-230 via fedex

04/23/2010: DS-230 Packet Delivered to NVC/ Singed by J.Desmond.
04/27/2010: DS-230 Received by NVC/AVR
07/01/2010: Interview - VISA APPROVED
07/08/2010: Visa in hand!
08/22/2010: POE Boston, MA.
07/06/2012: I-751 Packet sent to VT service center
07/09/2012: I-751 Packet received by VT service center Signed by Scoss
07/11/2012: Check Cashed
[
color="#0000FF]07/12/2012: NOA1 received , 03/08/2013- 10-year green card arrived.

N-400 Journey
05/28/2013: N400 sent to Tx. 05/30/2013: N400 packet received. 06/03/2013: Check cashed. 06/24/2013: Biometrics appointment. 07/01/2013: walked in for a late biometrics appointment and was successful. 07/22/2013: In line for interview scheduling. 07/23/2013: Interview has been scheduled. 08/27/2013: Interview

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Turkey
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Congratulations on your approval :star:


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USCIS Journey:

January 5/2010 - Petition Sent

January 12 - NOA1 Hard Copy

March 15 - Email I-130 Approved

NVC Journey:

March 20 - Mail NOA2 HardCopy

March 20 - NVC Case Number assigned

March 23 - Got NVC Case Number and gave emails

March 25 - Got AOS Bill / DS-3032

March 27 - Emailed DS-3032

March 27 - Paid AOS Bill

March 31 - AOS Bill shows PAID

March 31 - DS-3032 sent by email accepted

April 07 - Paid IV Bill

April 09 - IV Bill shows PAID

April 09 - Sent AOS package via USPS

April 12 - AOS package Delivered and signed by N. Visa Center

April 13 - Sent DS-230 package via USPS

April 14 - DS-230 package Delivered and signed by N. Visa Center

April 16 - N. Visa Center received all documents

April 23 - LIF!!! Sweeet!!! Thank You Bhagvan / inşallah =)

May 18 - Interview date assigned June 22 @ 8:30 am. Thank you Bhagvan again / inşallah =)

June 04 - Wife went for medical and got it done

June 22 - Wife's interview (Missing Bank statement) =(

June 25 - Sent Bank letter to wife

June 29 - Wife got the bank letter and sent it to embassy

July 07 - Wife got visa in hand!! Thank You Bhagvan / inşallah =)

Aug 02 - Wife's POE!!! (Excited) =)

Aug 02 - Picked up my wife at 8:45 pm (Super happy to be with her again) =)

Aug 02/2010 - Lifting of Conditions

**Thank You VJ Family especially sachinky**

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (pnd) Country: Japan
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congrats!!!

glad it went smoothly!


USCIS JOURNEY

12-08-09 - I-130 Delivered to Chicago Lockbox

12-11-09 - Notice of Action (NOA1)

02-25-10 - Notice of Action 2 (NOA2) ~CA service center~

03-23-10 - PCC Applied - GET 04/01

Your I-130 was approved in 76 days from your NOA1 date

NVC JOURNEY

03-03-10 - NVC Case Number Assigned

03-05-10 - Email give

03-09-10 - AOS bill; Agent Email Get

03-10-10 - Paid AOS Bill; Email/Mail DS-3032

03-12-10 - AOS Bill Status: PAID

03-15-10 - IV Bill Email Get; Pay IV Bill

03-16-10 - IV Bill Status: PAID; AOS @ NVC

04-07-10 - IV Pack @ NVC

04-12-10 - IV Pack Enters AVR

04-20-10 - Log-in Fail

04-21-10 - Case Complete

04-30-10 - Interview Date Assigned

05-07-10 - NVC Forwards Case to Embassy, Tokyo

Your case was complete in 50 days at NVC

EMBASSY JOURNEY

04-16-10 - Medical Exam ($400) - PASSED

05-10-10 - Embassy Receives Case from NVC

06-28-10 - INTERVIEW - Moved

06-21-10 - INTERVIEW - APPROVED!

06-22-10 - Visa Received

Your interview took 192 days from your I-130 NOA1 date

USA JOURNEY

07-05-10 - US Entry

07-26-10 - Request SSC @ SS office

07-28-10 - Welcome Letter (2nd on 8/9)

08-02-10 - SSC GET

08-12-10 - Green Card GET -38 days

04-05-2012 - File I-751: APPROVED 10/17

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It seems the more evidence you take, the less inclined they are to look at it. Grats on a painless interview, Lilib. I am glad for you. Thanks for the review. :dance::dance:


Married: 01/02/09

I-130 filed: 11/06/09

NOA1: 11/13/09

NOA2: 02/11/10

NVC received: 02/18/10

Case complete @ NVC: 04/14/10

Interview @ Montreal: 07/13/10 - Approved

POE: Sweetgrass, MT, 08/07/10

Filed for ROC: 07/20/12

Biometrics appt: 08/24/12

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
Timeline

Great review! Congratulations. :dance:


USCIS

NOA1 08/19/08

NOA2 01/20/09

NVC

Received 01/26/09

Completed 02/13/09 (19 Days)

Interview Assigned 03/27/09 (6 weeks after NVC completion)

Medical

04/14/09 (Toronto)

Interview

Montreal 05/12/09 (88 days after NVC completion) **APPROVED**

POE

06/16/09 Buffalo

07/02/09 Welcome Letter Received

07/07/09 Applied for SSN

07/10/09 "Card production ordered" email received

07/13/09 SSN received

07/14/09 "Approval notice sent" email received

07/17/09 GREEN CARD received

Removal of Conditions

03/21/11 I-751 mailed to VSC

03/23/11 I-751 received at VSC

03/29/11 Cheque Cashed

03/30/11 NOA1 received (3/24/11)

04/11/11 Biometrics appointment notice received

05/05/11 Biometric appointment

12/13/11 **Approval date** (5 days short of 9 months!)

12/19/11 Approval letter and green card received

Naturalization

05/16/2019 Filed online (estimated completion February 2020)

05/18/2019 Biometrics scheduled

05/21/2019 Receipt notice and biometrics notices posted to online account.05/23/2019 Hard copy of NOA1 received

05/24/2019 Hard copy of biometrics appointment received

06/07/2019 Biometrics appointment (estimated completion January 2020)

12/31/2019 Email received "Interview scheduled"

01/01/2020 Interview date notice posted to online account (02/19/2020)

01/05/2019 Hard copy of interview appointment received

02/19/2020 Interview (**Approved**) and same day Oath Ceremony. 

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
Timeline

Hey lilib - Welcome to the USA !!! Could you put in this review over at http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/profile.php?id=76008 ??


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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