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Okay, after spending few months or years seeing him/her only on your computer screen and by time he/she flew half way across the world just to meet you, how does it feels like,really? How was it seeing him/her for the first time at the airport?

I'm so thrilled, or if theres another term of excited in an intense way I think that would best describe what I am feeling right now. Thought this things only happens on TV but dude he proved me wrong.. I'll be able to see him tomorrow (flesh to flesh). Wow! (L) (L) (L):dance:


K1 Timeline

02-28-11 I-29F SENT

06-01-11 PETITION APPROVED

07-15-11 VISA APPROVED

AOS Timeline

03-02-12 I-485 SENT

05-22-12 INTERVIEW APPROVED

ROC Timeline

04-18-14 I-751 SENT

07-29-14 APPROVED

Naturalization Timeline

06-29-16 N400 SENT

08-02-16 BIOMETRICS

10-12-16 INTERVIEW

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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The feeling was surreal. Like there were butterflies in my stomach! :) You know how it is like in the movies, when everything and everyone else becomes a blur and time seems to be in slow motion as you slowly approach each other..? That's how it feels like! :D

I know how excited you must be. Good luck and have fun tomorrow! Update us :)


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K1 Timeline

2010-11-02: NOA1

2011-03-24: NOA2!!! :)

2011-04-08: Case arrived at Embassy ( tracked through DHL)

2011-04-11/12: Medical at St Lukes

2011-04-25: INTERVIEW :) Earliest slot available online is May 6, called to see if there is an earlier date. Got Apr 25 :)

2011-05-11: POE at LAX Airport

2011-06-25: We got married!

2011-08-02: AOS/ AP/ EAD filed

2011-08-09: AOS NOA1

2011-09-06: Biometrics Appointment

2011-10-20: AOS Interview @ Detroit USCIS

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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We met at Cebu airport after 6 year internet courtship. She turned out not to be a girl but was a man. i was angry.

Well i was just kidding. it was fine but she was affrai of pda. i know its a cultural thing. for me strangers views are unimportant. i could care less what people think of me who dont know me. i regret not making a big scene just to embarass her. but i behaved. she was very well dressed a nd pretty. i was dead tired from a 30 hour journey and wearing shorts and feeling grubby. it was fine though. it took about 30 minutes to start knowing her in person. we were engaged 7 days later. i wouldnt say it wasnt unforgettable. but that first contact wasnt as memorable as i would have prefered. it was honestly burdened greatly by my three 50- pound bags of luggage which within 2 minutes of meeting her i was carrying all at once up two flights of stairs to the taxi stand. that airport needs a redesign. during the taxi ride we became less formal. aided in part by her sister who gave us privacy by sitting in the front seat.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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u really cant explain how exactly u feel,happy,doubt,unbelievable!surprised that u thought things can only see in a movie hehehe!the first time i saw him i just keep smiling but my knee was shaking a little bit lol,so shy..and we promise we would kiss each other,but didn't happened lol i only knew from the time i saw his face i felt that i knew him for very long time as if we've been together before,and filipina usually shy to be a public attention,so it's always as usual for the first time to have formality introduction,but mike didnt introduced himself,he just grab my hand which was sweating from nervous lol,as if i felt that time weather on philippines has been in highest degree lol... but one thing for sure i felt was....SO HAPPY,i was the happiest nervous girl in earth! (L):)

Good luck girl! :D


K1 Timeline

October 6 2010--NOA1

March 7 2011----NOA2

March 14 2011---Visa fee Paid @ BPI

March 15 2011---NVC sent our case to Usem(Manila)

March 16 2011---Medical exam (passed!whooo!)Thank you God!

March 17 2011---Vaccination done

March 22 2011---Scheduled Interview(april 28 2011),Usem just uploaded our case(i think)

March 23 2011---Rescheduled Interview(April 13,2011),after many trials online scheduling,with the help of guy agent from Usem call center,he changed my password online.

April 13,2011---Interview(plsss God Guide us...!^_^)

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We met at Gare du Nord (The North Train Station) in Paris. I had flown in on a 6 a.m arrival and got to the station in 30 minutes. I waited and waited and waited as the train she was coming in on was late. When she finally got off, I suppose it was one of the most wonderful moments in my life. Though I think both of us would profess it was a little awkward at first. Its a little hard going from internet to a couple immediately. But a little patience was needed and we did great. That week in Paris probably is the sweetest moment in my life so far and I would not trade it for the world. But then, Paris is definitely a romantic city.


1/28/11 Sent package to Texas
2/03/11 NOA1 received and file is at the Vermont Center.Case number assigned.
6/10/11 NOA2 received.Approved!!!
6/13/11 Hard copy of NOA2 received.
6/28/11 NVC case number received. Case sent to Paris.
7/18/2011 Packet 3 sent out
7/20/11 Packet 3 returned by certified mail
8/31/11 Interview (Approved with two pieces of paper needed)
9/29/11 Visa received.
10/03/11 POE Cincinnati (Thanks to Delta now Atlanta) 5 hours to pick her up is worth it.
10/15/11 Married
10/21/11 AOS documents filed
11/25/11 Biometrics appointment
11/18/11 transferred to CSC
12/24/11 EAD and Advance Parole combo card arrived.
03/13/12 Green card notice received. Welcome to the US. Take a deep breath for a few moments.
03/14/12 Green card received

07/14/2014 Packet for Removing conditions sent

02/10/14 Biometrics in Louisville KY

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Senegal
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Wow that is cool question....

When I arrived at the airport and entered this big bright room for custom check-in there was no one around but the ones who got off the plane, so the entire time I am wondering "can he see me?" Later, I found out outside visitors couldn't come into the airport at all, but either way he said he saw me and knew it was me.

Anyways, when I saw him for the first time I laughed, I don't know why maybe because I was nervous or it felt like we already met (besides the net). After the first kiss and he taking my hand, it felt good to finally be in that comfort zone by having reassurance everything will be fine. From the first time I was introduced to him online to the last day I spent with him, I knew he is the one I dreamed of all my life and never in a million years I would have thought I would find the 'one' over the internet in another country at that!

Loving Him with No Regrets...EW


[color="#4B0082"]K-1 Visa (Long Awaited) Journey:

01-07-2009- Met thru a friend online

05-25-2010- Our first meeting in Dakar, Senegal

06-01-2010- Proposal...

10-01-2010- Sent I-129f to TX

10-06-2010- Text & Email K-1 Rec'd by Texas Office (forward K-1 to VSC)

10-08-2010- BOA check cleared

10-12-2010- Rec'd NOA 1 (hardcopy) by Postal Service

10-14-2010- "Touched"

03-07-2011- 5 month mark/called USCIS for SRMT/told to callback 30 days later

03-07-2011- Emailed Senator Nelson

03-15-2011- Rec'd email from Senator/Release of Record Request

03-28-2011- Letter from Senator to give them 30-45 days to find out something

04-06-2011- 30 days expired/was told to give 25 more days

04-12-2011- Put in an Expedite Request "ONPT"

04-14-2011- Rec'd Email Notice of APPROVAL NOA2

04-25-2011- NVC rec'd case, NEW Case number given

04-26-2011- Senator sends me a letter "They found I am APPROVED" (no kidding)

04-28-2011- Package left the NVC heading to Dakar, Senegal

05-02-2011- Package Rec'd at Consulate

05-03-2011- Set Medical Exam and Interview Dates

05-09-2011- Medical Exam Completed and picked up

05-12-2011- INTERVIEW!

e’Rica & Toney

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Ghana
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life is fun and of course for those who believe there would always be someone out there really meant for him...we met online...Nov 2008 and became friends,after several months of talking day by day online,like there will be no tomorrow,spending hours together online every night,we got fond of each other and could not hold it anymore..she decided on visiting me in August 2009,...wow...Cant believe she came..Lagos international airport,Nigeria and that was the most wonderful time in our life,guess it was all over us,VJ and sure she cant believe it,As if it was a movie,we could not just believe its happening...i can still remm the smiles in her face and how she nearly push me down with hugs and kissess in the airport...we spend time together with family and friends and inside of us,we wish time would just stop clocking down and waited for us,she left after a week and it was hard for both of us,we could not handle it,Like the chatting online and talking over the phone was not enough,we had to make another trip,Here she comes again visiting his man,Like there was no other airport in Nigeria,i hold her in my arms as she walk down the axis of the airline,i can still remm the airline...Delta airline.It was another life changing moment for us both,we hang out side by side,like every seconds and of course,Friends and family were all there to keep us company and we enjoyed every minute we could...and Yeah...Guess what she was finally propose to,she could not believe it,her family could not believe it,i can still remm her sisters shouting over the phone when she told them......Finally we have grown to be fond of each other and we cant just help how we both feel deep inside....the distance is killing us so hard and we pray things will move fast so that we could be together again...

K-1 FINALLY SENT OUT...

01-24-2011 Sent package to Texas

02-08-2011 E-notification and Text Message for NOA1

NOA1 received and routed to Californian service center

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Indonesia
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First time we met was in Jakarta airport. It was 6 months after we talked online. He came on January 2010. He should came on December 2010 but he missed the flight.

On the day of his arrival, i came hours earlier. It took so long for him to come out. All of the passangers whose the same flight with him already left the waiting room area. I was almost gave up. I said, i think he lied and missed the flight again, so i just almost backed home until minutes later he showed up. I was shy, nervous, and happy. He's tall and big while am short and tiny. He said he had to take care of Visa On Arrival first so that he's a little bit late from the normal passangers.


*K1 JOURNEY

2010-07-16****K1 Petition Sent Out

2010-08-08****NOA1 Hardcopy

2011-05-20****POE LAX

2011-06-20****Wedding

AOS:

2011-08-18****AOS Package Sent.

2011-09-29****Biometric Appt. Dover, Delaware

2011-10-18****RFE reply

2011-12-13****GC in hand

AP:

2011-10-31****File AP

2011-11-08****NOA1

2011-11-14****AP Approved

ROC:

2013-10-22***Package Sent

2013-11-03***Check Cashed

2013-11-05***NOA1
2013-11-25***Biometrics

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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To sum it up in quickie:

The feeling (L) can be described. Once you tried you will find out.

But actually ...it is not only the first time.....the magic gets even better the second time around and so forth......


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"The perfection/respect/credibility of a man decreases by the number of marriages he has had and by the number of kids he has outside his current marriage. ", Quote by Bite YourDust
  • Met on yahoo chat through a friend.
  • April 2010 - Decided to meet in person
  • 06.01.2010 - She flew from Dubai to Philippines for vacationing
  • 06.21.2010 - We met in Philippines
  • 06.24.2010 - Engaged
  • 06.28.2010 - Came back to USA
  • 07.05.2010 - She flew back to Dubai (work)
  • 08.02.2010 - Mailed I129F to VSC
  • 08.03.2010 - Delivered to VSC. Signed by D RENAUD.
  • 08.09.2010 - Check cashed
  • 08.14.2010 - NOA1 (Dated 08/06/2010)!!!!!!!!
  • 08.19.2010 - Touched!
  • 08.27.2010 - Received snail mail that typographical error was fixed.
  • 10.03.2010 - Touched!
  • 11.21.2010 - Visited her for a week in Dubai!
  • 02.14.2011 - NOA2 Approved on St. Valentine day!!!!!!!
  • 02.17.2011 - Packet left from NVC to ABU DHABI (Dubai)
  • 02.19.2011 - NOA2 hard copy received
  • 02.22.2011 - Packet reached ABU DHABI's consulate
  • 03.02.2011 - packet 3 & 4 received by email
  • 03.02.2011 - Confirmation of Interview on 04.14.2011 -
  • 03.07.2011 - Fiancee passed medical exam.
  • 04.14.2011 - K1-Visa Approved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 04.21.2011 - Picked up Visa !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Okay, after spending few months or years seeing him/her only on your computer screen and by time he/she flew half way across the world just to meet you, how does it feels like,really? How was it seeing him/her for the first time at the airport?

I'm so thrilled, or if theres another term of excited in an intense way I think that would best describe what I am feeling right now. Thought this things only happens on TV but dude he proved me wrong.. I'll be able to see him tomorrow (flesh to flesh). Wow! (L) (L) (L):dance:

The very first time we meet in person after 3 yrs. of everyday chatting was VERY FUNNY and SAD.CURIOS. and EXCITING. It was a combination of all these. AFter all it ended up a happy ending. Why???

CURIOS: : :huh::huh::huh:

Coz there were sooo many questions i have in my mind?

1. Does he look like what he looked like on cam? and in person?

2.Is he huge? how tall is he? how fat is he? (lol)

3. Will he really like me still after seing me in person? I may be just butiful on cam and not in person?

4.Is he coming here just to see ONLY ME? or he will be seing someone else???

SAD :crying: :crying: and VERY FUNNY: :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Because i was'nt able to see him when he got off the plane. I saw one guy that looked EXACTLY like him and wear exactly the same what he told me he was wearing.

That guy that looked like him was greeted by another woman and they were kissing in front of me and it hurts me so bad and i had this question in my mind right there and then-how could he do this to me????

I did'nt see him nor he saw me( I'm short) so i called the hotel where we're supposed to stay and the line was busy i can't contact.I got soo sad.

In short my chaperon(my aunt) told me to go back to the airport and check one more time..then that was the time i saw him. HE was all over the place looking for me too (Lol)

The first time we held each other's hand he told me that I am the ONE.

EXCITING; :wow::wow::wow:

After talking to him everyday for 3 yrs. everything was just a confirmation after meeting in person. . We knew each other's moods, likes, fav food, etc. etc. Our first night was unforgettable . ..if u know what I mean. The rest is history and now is still happilly married going to 4 yrs in 2 months and still going strong. : :thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:

Edited by happyme'11

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Egypt
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First time I met him was 2 1/2 yrs after talking with him. Flew from Los Angeles to Cairo, saw him for the first time and my

heart was beating so fast! Took us another 3 hrs to go from Cairo to Alexandria where he lived. It was just surreal. Felt like

I had known him all my life. We are beginning our 5th yr of marriage and my heart still melts. He's a sweetheart. (L)


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The feeling is excellent, you land at the manila airport (or at least I did) of course lost and not knowing where to go, no one tells you to walk across the busy taxi way down the steps ! Took a while on that one, then at the bottom of course im looking for her, but everyone is almost the same height and all the same color hair . I'm super afraid, thinking what if she didn't show up? I wouldn't know what to do, but i trusted that she would be there and she was ! Finally i found her

I must admit my first week there is a shock its hard to adjust and things arent the same , was almost robbed day 1 there with someone cutting bags on the jeepney. Its just not things I was used to at home

After a while there you get used to it and start to enjoy it, figuring out the CR and having no aircon , and super cold showers due to no hot water is difficult for westerners to say the least.

Its one of my most amazing memories seeing my wife to be for the first time


07-24-2009 Received NOA1
08-05-2009 Touched
10-02-2009 I-797C for Biometrics Appt
10-26-2009 Biometrics Appt. Completed
05-11-2010 Request for Evidence on both the I129F and I130
07-01-2010 Case Transferred to Vermont Service Center
10-20-2011 Contacted Ombudsman
02-07-2012 Case denied after almost 3 years =(
03-07-2012 Appeal Filed!
01-20-2013 Contacted Ombudsman again...

06-25-2013 EOIR Appeal Review

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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We met at Cebu airport after 6 year internet courtship. She turned out not to be a girl but was a man. i was angry.

Well i was just kidding. it was fine but she was affrai of pda. i know its a cultural thing. for me strangers views are unimportant. i could care less what people think of me who dont know me. i regret not making a big scene just to embarass her. but i behaved. she was very well dressed a nd pretty. i was dead tired from a 30 hour journey and wearing shorts and feeling grubby. it was fine though. it took about 30 minutes to start knowing her in person. we were engaged 7 days later. i wouldnt say it wasnt unforgettable. but that first contact wasnt as memorable as i would have prefered. it was honestly burdened greatly by my three 50- pound bags of luggage which within 2 minutes of meeting her i was carrying all at once up two flights of stairs to the taxi stand. that airport needs a redesign. during the taxi ride we became less formal. aided in part by her sister who gave us privacy by sitting in the front seat.

Yeah very similar, seeing her the very first time was kinda weird. NO PDA whatsoever, very different from what im used to, not even a little bit. even when i left to return home, she and her mother cried, but NO PDA.

But once we were in the cab it was very different, or if we were in an elevator alone or something. I told her america isnt like that and she explained the cultural thing to me.

but after a lukewarm confirmation meeting :) the trip was very memorable, her sister came with her to greet me and sat in the front seet as when we left for the hotel.

best trip i have taken in my life. love her more than she knows.


I-129F Sent : 2010-07-17

I-129F NOA1 : 2010-07-23

Touch: 2010-08-02

Touch: 2010-10-03

NOA2: 2010-01-10

Interview: 2011-02-08 - Approved

Visa Printed: 2011-02-10

Sent to 2Go: 2011-02-14 (scheduled for noon delivery as per consulate)

Pckup @ 2Go: 2011-02-15 (Will hold at routing Hub for same day pick up)

POE (LAX): 2011-02-16

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Husband stayed for 7 months in my city. Five of those were spent with me. We met online a few days before Christmas '06, and met in person a day before Christmas, my first reaction,"boy is cute" :blush:(L) . But he spent his Christmas with another girl which I knew and teased him about it. :lol: We went out the second, third time and made it official on the fourth. We're happily together for 4 years now and 4 months away from our 3rd anniversary. I still laugh and smile remembering the day we first met. And my husband, he's still as cute, caring, thoughtful and loving as 4 years ago. :luv:


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well when you get older, not many things can happen to you,that can make you feel special. The first time i saw my wife ( GF then ) that warm fuzzy feeling makes you float, the hot night air outside manila airport went cool, the honky and honky was no more, you see nothing but this incredible pretty women walking towards you, every emotion god created flows throu your body, until that first kiss and hug, I then knew I just kissed and hugged my soul-mate...the gates of heaven open for me that night and have stayed open until now, I know iam special because of her! (L):yes:


12/22/2010...married my soulmate,in tagaytay city.


USCIS...
01/28/2011...mailed I-130 to chicago Lockbox.....The journey begins
01/31/2011...receive I-130
02/05/2011...get a e-mail notice of NOA-1...states case transferred to CSC
02/08/2011...check clears my bank
02/10/2011... rec. hardcopy NOA-1 in mail...priority date..01/31/2011.....sit back relax and ride this slow mule!!
02/14/2011... touched ( it must have fallen on the floor )..hehe
05/12/2011...NOA-2 OMG...98days u kidding me!!!!!!!

NVC......

05/26/2011... finally got NVC case number...
05/28/2011... receive DS-3032 in e-mail/e-mailed the DS-3032 back
05/28/2011... receive AOS fee bill/ and paid online.
06/01/2011... AOS fee bill shows paid.
06/02/2011... DS-3032 accepted
06/03/2011... IV-bill generated and sented by e-mail
06/04/2011... Paid IV fee bill/ in progress
06/07/2011... IV fee bill showed paid/ downloaded cover sheet
06/08/2011... Express mail both the I-864(AOS) and DS-230
06/09/2011... Confirmed del at 11:10am signed by N visa center.
06/21/2011... SIF...yea!!! called NVC..yes case complete but no interview dates until aug..rats!!
06/28/2011... issured interview date set for 08/08/2011 At 6:30am.
07/12&13/2011... medical
YEA SHE PASSED MEDICAL

08/08/2011... interview approved!!!
08/19/2011...usa/arkansas.....

ROC

05/23/2013... mailed I-751 to Vermont

05/25/2013...delivery confirm received

05/30/2013...check cleared bank

06/01/2013...rec. NOA1 (receipt date 05/28/2013)

06/24/2013... biometrics appointment

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