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what does approval of I-130 mean

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Sorry, another probably silly question, but when the I-130 is finally approved, what are they actually approving? Does it mean unless there is anything particularly 'outstanding' such as medical problems, police records, problems with support etc that in the interview it should be all straight forward? I just don't understand what they mean by its approved.

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Yogi

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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It means the petition has been approved allowing the beneficiary to apply for the visa at the consulate abroad.

There have been many assumed 'straight forward' interviews which go horribly wrong for a variety of reasons. However, if you have a simple case - no overstays, criminal records, lied on forms, etc - then you should be fine.

Good luck


USCIS
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1


NVC
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC


Medical
May 4, 2009


Interview
May, 26, 2009


POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS

Citizenship

April 29, 2013 - NOA1 for petition received

September 10, 2013 Interview - decision could not be made.

April 15, 2014 APPROVED. Wait for oath ceremony

Waited...

September 29, 2015 - sent letter to senator.

October 16, 2015 - US Citizen

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The next step would be the NVC NAtional Visa Center. You will be asked to submit Affadavit of Support fee bill $70.00 and after NVC receives payment, you can fill out the form and return it with the cover page they will provide you and financial documents w-2s pay stubs, tax returns or transcripts etc. The applicant will be asked to choose an agent. Fill out the Choice of Agent form and return to NVC and then payment of the DS-230 will be submitted ,the agent will have to fill out the DS-230, with the supporting docs and cover page and return to the NVC. Once case is completed it will be forwarded to the embassy. You will receive an interview letter stating the date and time of the interview.

Good luck on your journey.

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