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I applied I 130 for my spouse in oct 2010, I am US citizen, how much time it takes to get I 130 approval.Any body please help.

Thankyou

GOD BLESS EVERY BODY AND HELP EVERYBODY THROUGH THIS JOURNEY WHEN WE ARE AWAY FROM OUR LOVED ONES.

GGMG

Average is 5 months



N400


Filing based on 3yrs/USC Spouse. 3 year residency anniversary is in August 2014. Filed immediately after the 90-day early filing mark (May 2014)


05/06/2014 - Mailed N-400

05/15/2014 - Check cashed

05/12/2014 - NOA Date

06/11/2014 - Biometrics Appointment

09/15/2014 - Inline for interview scheduling (was stuck in "Initial Review" for over 3 months!)

10/27/2014 - Scheduled for interview

12/01/2014 - Interview

12/19/2014 - I AM A US CITIZEN!


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5 months for approval by USCIS.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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I applied I 130 for my spouse in oct 2010, I am US citizen, how much time it takes to get I 130 approval.Any body please help.

Thankyou

GOD BLESS EVERY BODY AND HELP EVERYBODY THROUGH THIS JOURNEY WHEN WE ARE AWAY FROM OUR LOVED ONES.

GGMG

Most recent 15 approvals have taken an average of 142 days. So yours should take that many days. It may take less time. Petitions filed toward the end of year and beginning usually takes lesser and lesser time. Good luck friend. Realistically I think it's going to take about 110 days for you. Please fill out your timeline by clicking your username on the upper right hand corner and clicking timeline (add/edit) link. This will help us help you and it will help others get a better picture. You see this summary page feeds from all of our timelines. http://tinyurl.com/2a9bgf3


N400 CITIZENSHIP STAGE

23-DEC-2016 -:- N400 form mailed to Dallas, TX Lockbox (USPS EXPRESS)

27-DEC-2016 -:- N400 form delivered/picked up by USCIS

01-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form fee check cashed by USCIS

04-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form received per NOA1

09-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form NOA1 notice date

14-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form NOA1 on hand through USPS

30-JAN-2017 -:- N400 fingerprint taken

01-FEB-2017 -:- N400 interview schedule process started

26-JUL-2017 -:- N400 interview date set (01SEP2017)

29-JUL-2017 -:- N400 interview letter on hand

01-SEP-2017 -:- N400 interview date - Interview passed

10-OCT-2017-:- N400 oath ceremony letter on hand (oath on 26OCT2017)

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USCIS site's average is 5 months.

Many approved before that or even in this timeframe.

However, many are waiting still in their 7th month of filing.

God bless you for faster approval!

Loto


CSC - I-130 for Parents (IR5)

10/11/2011 - Sent to Chicago Lockbox

10/13/2011 - Delivered at Chicago Lockbox

10/17/2011 - Email received with Receipt#, Routed to CSC

10/18/2011 - Cleared the checks $420*2

10/21/2011 - Received NOA1

03/30/2012 - Received NOA2

NVC

04/19/2012 - NVC received

05/01/2012 - Case# generated

05/02/2012 - DS-3032 COA emailed

05/02/2012 - I-864 AOS Fee $88 paid

05/05/2012 - I-864 AOS package mailed to NVC

05/07/2012 - I-864 AOS package received by NVC

05/07/2012 - DS-3032 COA accepted

05/08/2012 - DS-230 IV Fee $230*2 paid

05/09/2012 - DS-230 IV package mailed to NVC

05/11/2012 - DS-230 IV package received by NVC

05/17/2012 - Case Completed

Consulate

07/02/2012 - VFS visit in Cochin

07/04/2012 - Medical in Chennai

07/12/2012 - Interview in Mumbai - Success!

09/08/2012 - POE at JFK, NY

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Doesn't the "Immigration Timelines" link on the home page here tell you where they are in their processing? It doesn't exactly tell you when you'll receive your notification, but it helps to know the receive dates they're currently processing.

I'm also October 2010 filer; good luck to you!

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Doesn't the "Immigration Timelines" link on the home page here tell you where they are in their processing? It doesn't exactly tell you when you'll receive your notification, but it helps to know the receive dates they're currently processing.

I'm also October 2010 filer; good luck to you!

Thankyou for response.

Good Luck to you also and please let me know if you get any information.

Thankyou

God Bless you.

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Should be @5 months, mine is also at California Processing Center. I filed end of August but got first approval with priority date of September 7, 2010..still waiting on my NOA2, so far the USCIS website shows my case as having a last updated date of September 15?? Hoping they are just not very good at keeping up with tracking all the updates and that it's not really just been sitting all this time :unsure:

Anyway, I've seen lots of September filers have recently been approved even some October already, so I'm hopeful my turn is coming very soon. Best of luck to you and hope your journey is a quick and smooth one.

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