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My fiance just returned from his interview yesterday and we were approved...but he said he didn't receive a sealed envelope for POE, just the x-ray CD. Everyone I've spoken to has gotten this envelope...what should we do? I'm going to have him contact the consulate ASAP. Do you think it could be included in the package with his visa? Everyone else seemed to have gotten this at the interview.


Naturalization Process (FINALLY!)

05.29.14 - N-400 filed

06.02.14 - Packet received at the Lewisville Texas Center

06.05.14 - Check cleared

06.04.14 - NOA date

06.13.14 - Biometrics letter received

07.02.14 - Biometrics appointment

07.07.14 - In line

07.17.14 - 'Yellow Paper' date

09.10.14 - Interview scheduled NOA date

10.15.14 - Interview date

10.15.14 - RFE (missing documentation)

10.21.14 - RFE response received in NYC facility

11.04.14 - Oath ceremony scheduled, approved!

11.19.14 - Oath ceremony (8:30am) in Brooklyn - Completed! DONE WITH USCIS!

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The Sealed Envelope will be delivered with the Passport that will have the new visa in it, dont worry everything is as it should be! :)

I hope you're right! I've read a lot of embassy reviews stating that they received the Magic Envelope at the interview, so we were worried. My fiance was too excited after hearing the word "approved" he forgot about it! :lol:

We should be getting the visa in a few days.


Naturalization Process (FINALLY!)

05.29.14 - N-400 filed

06.02.14 - Packet received at the Lewisville Texas Center

06.05.14 - Check cleared

06.04.14 - NOA date

06.13.14 - Biometrics letter received

07.02.14 - Biometrics appointment

07.07.14 - In line

07.17.14 - 'Yellow Paper' date

09.10.14 - Interview scheduled NOA date

10.15.14 - Interview date

10.15.14 - RFE (missing documentation)

10.21.14 - RFE response received in NYC facility

11.04.14 - Oath ceremony scheduled, approved!

11.19.14 - Oath ceremony (8:30am) in Brooklyn - Completed! DONE WITH USCIS!

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The infamous sealed envelope will be delivered to Tom in the post, as stated above. The Embassy need to collate all of Toms documents, before they get put into the POE envelope, which is not done on the same day as the interview.

You can even call DOS at this point to see if his passport has been handed over to the courier company for delivery.


ROC Timeline

4-26-13------Eligible to file for ROC

6-17-13------Sent off I-751 Package

6-19-13------VSC Received our package. Signed for by K. Fitzgerald

6-24-13------Received NOA in the mail, dated 6-20-13

6-24-13------Check Cashed

7-05-13------Received Biometrics Appointment letter in the mail for 7-18-13

7-18-13------Biometrics done

8-20-13------Case Transferred to CSC for further processing

8-24-13------Transfer notice arrived in the mail today

10-21-13----ROC Approved!

10-25-13----Received approval letter in the mail

10-28-13----Production of 10 Yr Green Card ordered

11-01-13----Card has been mailed!....Received USPS tracking number

11-04-13----10yr Green Card arrived in the mail today....Yay!!

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The infamous sealed envelope will be delivered to Tom in the post, as stated above. The Embassy need to collate all of Toms documents, before they get put into the POE envelope, which is not done on the same day as the interview.

You can even call DOS at this point to see if his passport has been handed over to the courier company for delivery.

Do you happen to have that number handy? I can't find it...

EDIT: Never mind, I have it.

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Naturalization Process (FINALLY!)

05.29.14 - N-400 filed

06.02.14 - Packet received at the Lewisville Texas Center

06.05.14 - Check cleared

06.04.14 - NOA date

06.13.14 - Biometrics letter received

07.02.14 - Biometrics appointment

07.07.14 - In line

07.17.14 - 'Yellow Paper' date

09.10.14 - Interview scheduled NOA date

10.15.14 - Interview date

10.15.14 - RFE (missing documentation)

10.21.14 - RFE response received in NYC facility

11.04.14 - Oath ceremony scheduled, approved!

11.19.14 - Oath ceremony (8:30am) in Brooklyn - Completed! DONE WITH USCIS!

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I hope you're right! I've read a lot of embassy reviews stating that they received the Magic Envelope at the interview, so we were worried. My fiance was too excited after hearing the word "approved" he forgot about it! :lol:

We should be getting the visa in a few days.

If you read older reviews that said an envelope was handed over at the first window...that was a giant x-ray film in an envelope. They obviously modernized and do the x-ray on cd now at Knightsbridge.


England.gifENGLAND ---

K-1 Timeline 4 months, 19 days 03-10-08 VSC to 7-29-08 Interview London

10-05-08 Married

AOS Timeline 5 months, 14 days 10-9-08 to 3-23-09 No interview

Removing Conditions Timeline 5 months, 20 days12-27-10 to 06-10-11 No interview

Citizenship Timeline 3 months, 26 days 12-31-11 Dallas to 4-26-12 Interview Houston

05-16-12 Oath ceremony

The journey from Fiancé to US citizenship:

4 years, 2 months, 6 days

243 pages of forms/documents submitted

No RFEs

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