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Hi Everyone, just wanted to say what a great website you have here, and I am very glad I found it! I finally got my NOA2 from USCIS, and am well on my way to getting that all important IR-1 so I can go back to the states with my beautiful wife and son. 2 years here in Philippines is enough for me for a long time! I love this country, but I do miss things that are not so easy to get here - such as a nice veal parm dinner! Thanks to all who contribute and make this site possible, I have learned a great deal already in the short time I have visited here.

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Hello dirtsquirter, this really is a great site and full of helpful info. Not sure it would have gone so smooth if I had not had found it. My wife is doing the IR-1 also and almost here now, her interview is next month.

Congratulations on your NOA2 and good luck on the rest of your journey.


Dave and Grace

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hello..and welcome..........yes this is a great site, i did the whole process myself with the help of VJ, so it can be done.......many good folks here willing to help.......after all we all what the same thing, to be with our love ones ....asawa....it makes this trip a little easrier knowing others are going throu this also, and share with us.....good luck.........i'll know in 2 days about mine...hehe :thumbs:


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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Thanks guys! I am looking at your timeline joyjohn, and I can't believe how soon your interview is after you received your NVC case number. Good Luck at the interview!! I was expecting this to take until sometime next year. My package went to USCIS on the 24th of June, and they approved the petition on the 28th of July. I received official notice in the mail on the 4th of August, and now I am waiting for a NVC case number. The one thing that could slow it down is I need an official letter from NVC to send to Singapore to get a Certificate of Clearance for my wife, that will take some time. Just knowing I might actually be holding her visa in my hands before Christmas sure puts a smile on my face!

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