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so i assume i was visa approved yesterday how long will they send me back my passport and stuff ? and is this CFO thingy that i need to attend to how much should i pay or should i bring with me when i get to manila for that seminar??

here the details of CFO


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The CFO is about 250 pesos for the seminar and about 450 for the "stamp" on the visa when you get it. CFO can be done while in Manila or Cebu. Fiancee will need her passport (Since you will have the passport, you can do the seminar and get the visa stamp the same day. If you do the CFO before the embassy interview they accept the NOA2 and a copy of your passport bio page) and copy of passport bio pages,copy of petioner's divorce records if any. The Cebu CFO also asked for a pic of us together.

We received the visa 8 working days after the embassy interview in Manila June, 2011.

Congratulations and Good luck

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Jan 21 2011 sent I-129F package to Dallas lockbox - they lost it
Mar 22 2011 - Sent I-129F package to Dallas lockbox second time
May 2 2011 - NOA1 at CSC
July 15 2011 - NOA2!!!
July 21 2011 - Hardcopy of NOA2 received in mail
Aug 9 2011 - Case forwarded to Montreal
Sep 7 2011 - Packet 4 sent from embassy
Oct 27 2011 - Interview
Nov 12 2011 - Intended POE VISA delayed due to typo on son's name at the consulate
Nov 22 2011 - Picked up Visa
Nov 26 2011 - New intended POE date
Dec 10 2011 - Wedding

Jan 12 2012 - Sent AOS package
Feb 1 2012 - They send rejection notice, they lost a signature page
Feb 4 2012 - Resent package
Feb 14 2012 - NOA2
Feb 22 2012 - NOA3
March 21 2012 - Biometrics
March 30 2012 - NOA4
May 16 2012 - Interview date

April 2014 - application for I751 Removal of Conditions
May 7 2014 - NOA for notice of receipt and extension letter received
May 8 2014- Verification of inclusion of a dependent letter received
Not dated but in May - letter requesting interview received
July 10 2014 - ASC appointment notice for biometrics received

July 24 2014 Biometrics appointment

Jan 22 2015 - USCIS call

March 18 2015 - USCIS call

April 2 2015 - USCIS call

May 14 2015 - Infopass appt

July 21 2015 - infopass appt

Sept 18 2015 - infopass appt
Feb 25 2016 - USCIS call
Feb 25 2016 - Ombudsman request form sent

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