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I complain since i put my feet in this beautiful country in January 2011, but when I read some friends in this website i find my self lucky, I come with a fiancee visa k1 in January 2011, I began working as an assistant in recreation, in a hospital in February 2011 not even a month after i arrived, it was in new jersey, 1 hour drive from home, i want a job closer, no problem i find it very quickly, is not heaven but it's a job i pay my bills, i went to www.amazon.com, i took an appointment for an interview, they hire me i started working after 3 days, 10 hours a day 4 days a week ( by the way i am shocked about taxes in the United States its just crazy i do not understand why i must pay a police officer that will stop me in a highway and give me a 400 dollar ticket to pay lollll). in February, i pass the Writing test for the driver's license, i had two mistakes, three mistakes mean you fail, After 2 weeks i pass the driving test, i got my driver licence, in the Same time i took the advanced ESL classes, i graduate from the literacy center last week, english is my 3rd language after Arabic and french, (i dont understand why the United States does not recognize the degree bring from Arabic country, and they do for degree taken in urope), anyways after five months in may 2011, i receive my green card after paying 1070 dollars of course, i can stay 2 years with ma wife now yayyyyyy ( i love her alot she's for a lot for what i have done till now ).

now i register for classes in college for fall 2011 they start August 2011 in LCCC "lehigh carbon community college", I'll start with english 100, and next year i began studies for occupation therapy assistant program, my wife and i knows that will be hard for us, working for 10 hours and still going 3 hours of school at the same time, anatomy, psychology, human growth and development, mental health, therapeutic adaptation, and more, 5 years of hard work and study and money, but it's worth, they start paying 35 dollar a hour with my degree, it's highly motivating,

I must be proud of me for what i have done till now so god bless america and my wife lol

you should be proud of your tenacity and grateful for all your blessings. Great story!


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Thanks for sharing all this with us, that is such a sweet amd inspiring story! Congratulations for all your efforts to integrate your new homeland. You are clearly a hard worker and I, too, admire your tenacity. Btw, there are a lot of jobs in the US for people who know French fluently, dont forget your languages will come in handy eventually.

Je vous souhaite beaucoup de bonheur et succes a vous et votre epouse! :thumbs: (wishing you lots of happiness to you and your spouse)


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Thanks for sharing all this with us, that is such a sweet amd inspiring story! Congratulations for all your efforts to integrate your new homeland. You are clearly a hard worker and I, too, admire your tenacity. Btw, there are a lot of jobs in the US for people who know French fluently, dont forget your languages will come in handy eventually.

Je vous souhaite beaucoup de bonheur et succes a vous et votre epouse! :thumbs: (wishing you lots of happiness to you and your spouse)

thank you very much for your message to the French language, yes there is a lot of work as a translator for people who speak french fluently as i do, but i must have a license from the U.S and the citizenship to this i mean work for the united nation, but i think i can find a work for the court i mean by phone, they pay 10 dollars an hour, i am relaxing on my couch working on phone for 3 or 4 hours during the week end specially in winter.

bon courage a vous merci pour vos propos, good luck


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I complain since i put my feet in this beautiful country in January 2011, but when I read some friends in this website i find my self lucky, I come with a fiancee visa k1 in January 2011, I began working as an assistant in recreation, in a hospital in February 2011 not even a month after i arrived, it was in new jersey, 1 hour drive from home, i want a job closer, no problem i find it very quickly, is not heaven but it's a job i pay my bills, i went to www.amazon.com, i took an appointment for an interview, they hire me i started working after 3 days, 10 hours a day 4 days a week ( by the way i am shocked about taxes in the United States its just crazy i do not understand why i must pay a police officer that will stop me in a highway and give me a 400 dollar ticket to pay lollll). in February, i pass the Writing test for the driver's license, i had two mistakes, three mistakes mean you fail, After 2 weeks i pass the driving test, i got my driver licence, in the Same time i took the advanced ESL classes, i graduate from the literacy center last week, english is my 3rd language after Arabic and french, (i dont understand why the United States does not recognize the degree bring from Arabic country, and they do for degree taken in urope), anyways after five months in may 2011, i receive my green card after paying 1070 dollars of course, i can stay 2 years with ma wife now yayyyyyy ( i love her alot she's for a lot for what i have done till now ).

now i register for classes in college for fall 2011 they start August 2011 in LCCC "lehigh carbon community college", I'll start with english 100, and next year i began studies for occupation therapy assistant program, my wife and i knows that will be hard for us, working for 10 hours and still going 3 hours of school at the same time, anatomy, psychology, human growth and development, mental health, therapeutic adaptation, and more, 5 years of hard work and study and money, but it's worth, they start paying 35 dollar a hour with my degree, it's highly motivating,

I must be proud of me for what i have done till now so god bless america and my wife lol

Hey there.. Thanks for taking the time to post. Your exactly the type of person the government wants to bring in - come in, use your skills, help the rest of us pay down that national debt :) Don't worry about the complaining, it's part of the culture :)

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Hey there.. Thanks for taking the time to post. Your exactly the type of person the government wants to bring in - come in, use your skills, help the rest of us pay down that national debt :) Don't worry about the complaining, it's part of the culture :)

thanks for your sweet words, yes i will, how can you fail in such a great country, where you can reach all your goals if you are hard worker, so i am


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I complain since i put my feet in this beautiful country in January 2011, but when I read some friends in this website i find my self lucky, I come with a fiancee visa k1 in January 2011, I began working as an assistant in recreation, in a hospital in February 2011 not even a month after i arrived, it was in new jersey, 1 hour drive from home, i want a job closer, no problem i find it very quickly, is not heaven but it's a job i pay my bills, i went to www.amazon.com, i took an appointment for an interview, they hire me i started working after 3 days, 10 hours a day 4 days a week ( by the way i am shocked about taxes in the United States its just crazy i do not understand why i must pay a police officer that will stop me in a highway and give me a 400 dollar ticket to pay lollll). in February, i pass the Writing test for the driver's license, i had two mistakes, three mistakes mean you fail, After 2 weeks i pass the driving test, i got my driver licence, in the Same time i took the advanced ESL classes, i graduate from the literacy center last week, english is my 3rd language after Arabic and french, (i dont understand why the United States does not recognize the degree bring from Arabic country, and they do for degree taken in urope), anyways after five months in may 2011, i receive my green card after paying 1070 dollars of course, i can stay 2 years with ma wife now yayyyyyy ( i love her alot she's for a lot for what i have done till now ).

now i register for classes in college for fall 2011 they start August 2011 in LCCC "lehigh carbon community college", I'll start with english 100, and next year i began studies for occupation therapy assistant program, my wife and i knows that will be hard for us, working for 10 hours and still going 3 hours of school at the same time, anatomy, psychology, human growth and development, mental health, therapeutic adaptation, and more, 5 years of hard work and study and money, but it's worth, they start paying 35 dollar a hour with my degree, it's highly motivating,

I must be proud of me for what i have done till now so god bless america and my wife lol

:thumbs: Glad to hear things are going so well for you and your wife! Congratulations on your marriage and professional successes.

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I complain since i put my feet in this beautiful country in January 2011, but when I read some friends in this website i find my self lucky, I come with a fiancee visa k1 in January 2011, I began working as an assistant in recreation, in a hospital in February 2011 not even a month after i arrived, it was in new jersey, 1 hour drive from home, i want a job closer, no problem i find it very quickly, is not heaven but it's a job i pay my bills, i went to www.amazon.com, i took an appointment for an interview, they hire me i started working after 3 days, 10 hours a day 4 days a week ( by the way i am shocked about taxes in the United States its just crazy i do not understand why i must pay a police officer that will stop me in a highway and give me a 400 dollar ticket to pay lollll). in February, i pass the Writing test for the driver's license, i had two mistakes, three mistakes mean you fail, After 2 weeks i pass the driving test, i got my driver licence, in the Same time i took the advanced ESL classes, i graduate from the literacy center last week, english is my 3rd language after Arabic and french, (i dont understand why the United States does not recognize the degree bring from Arabic country, and they do for degree taken in urope), anyways after five months in may 2011, i receive my green card after paying 1070 dollars of course, i can stay 2 years with ma wife now yayyyyyy ( i love her alot she's for a lot for what i have done till now ).

now i register for classes in college for fall 2011 they start August 2011 in LCCC "lehigh carbon community college", I'll start with english 100, and next year i began studies for occupation therapy assistant program, my wife and i knows that will be hard for us, working for 10 hours and still going 3 hours of school at the same time, anatomy, psychology, human growth and development, mental health, therapeutic adaptation, and more, 5 years of hard work and study and money, but it's worth, they start paying 35 dollar a hour with my degree, it's highly motivating,

I must be proud of me for what i have done till now so god bless america and my wife lol

Good for you! :thumbs:

It is great that you are adjusting so well :)


ROC Timeline

8/1/12: ROC window opens
9/4/12: ROC packet sent
9/8/12: ROC packet delivered to VSC
9/12/12: Check cashed
9/14/12: NOA letter received (NOA dated 9/10/12)
9/20/12: Biometrics letter received (Bio appointment 10/15/12)
10/12/12: Early biometrics walk-in

4/27/13: RFE received

6/17/13: RFE response sent

7/1/13: ROC petition approved

7/5/13: GC received in the mail.

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That's so great, Yassine! Keep up the good work!

thank you so much ma friend

Good for you! :thumbs:

It is great that you are adjusting so well :)

thank youuu so much ma friend iam trying ma best

:thumbs: Glad to hear things are going so well for you and your wife! Congratulations on your marriage and professional successes.

thank you i wont stop here


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Keep going Yassine! Congrats on what you have done so far in acheiving the american dream! Keep up the good work!


07/21/11 filed AOS off tourist visa

07/28/11 USCIS cashed check

07/30/11 Recieved NOA1 and Biometrics letter

08/24/2011 Biometrics

08/25/2011 RFE sent to us for some info we've already sent in

08/30/2011 sent in the rest of info USCIS asked for

09/13/2011 went to congressman's office to sign papers for expedite of work permit, due to financial hardship

09/15/2011 Work permit expedite approved!! He can finally find a job!

09/24/2011 work permit arrives

09/26/2011 Apply for social security number!

09/30/2011 Letter is sent for interview

11/07/2011 INTERVIEW!!!

Its 2012 and still no approval! Still waiting

01/27/2012 Letter sent stating that file was sent on for more review :(

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This is a great story that will encourage many others. Thanks for sharing :)


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December 27, 2009 - Wishing each other a blessed 2010. -When we met
February 25- I realize I love this amazing man! (but of course I must see it and feel it in person to know for sure )
June 22, 2010 - The day I first lay eyes on the man that I love.
December 29th 2010- January 6th 2011 - second trip to Morocco, an amazing time with an amazing man. He tells me I am everything he needs and more and hopes that he is the same for me... of course!! I accept his proposal and we are engaged!
October 2011 - So very much in love still, can't wait to see him in December
December 22nd,2011- January 9th 2012 - What a wonderful time, we had an engagement ceremony, and finally we decided it was time to start filling out some papers! Hoping to send it off in late March !
December 27th, 2012 - January 14th, 2013- My girls and I visit my Sweet Bread and have a wonderful vacation with all of the family, including my uncle!

November 12, 2013 - I-129f mailed! Finally!

November 21, 2013- NOA1 !

February 27th, 2014 NOA2 !

March 18th, 2014 NVC RECEIVED!

April 23rd, 2014 INTERVIEW !!! God-Willing we will be in each others arms soon! God Bless!!

April 24th, 2014 Find out we were in AP, 2 weeks later he is called back to the Consulate...

May 8th, 2014 Hicham is given a 221g at the Consulate and told that the petition has been sent back to USCIS. :( HEARTBROKEN. Yet, determined to convince them.

September 29th, 2015 MARRIED.

June 2015- Still madly in love, and madly missing each other.

September 29th, 2015 Mailed CR-1 Petition.

October 1st 2015 NOA-1

December 2nd 2015, Notice of Action- Transferred to Local office in Arlington, VA

The Journey continues....... missing each other like crazy!

Still, God Bless.

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"You'll know then that I am God. No one who hopes in me ever regrets it." Isaiah 49:23

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wonderful message. Very Beautiful, thank you for sharing.


Timeline

06/27/2007 - We met online

04/29/2010 - Went to Morocco to visit Rachid

05/07/2010 - Married

06/15/2010 - I-130 Sent to Chicago Lockbox

06/17/2010 - I-130 Packet Delivered, signed for by L. BOX

06/22/2010 - NOA1 issued and mailed

06/24/2010 - Cheque Cashed ($355)

06/25/2010 - Received NOA 1 in mail

06/29/2010 - Touched

06/30/2010 - Touched :)

08/03/2010 - Touched :)

10/07/2010 - Touched :)

01/26/2011 - RFE

02/08/2011 - Sent USCIS our RFE

02/10/2011 - USCIS Received the RFE

03/22/2011 - NOA2!!!!!!!!

03/28/2011 - NVC received our Petition

04/05/2011 - NVC Case Number Given

04/07/2011 - Paid AOS

04/16/2011 - Paid IV

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