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I sent mine off Aug 1st! Got a text and email on Aug 5th saying it is being routed to CSC for processing and I should receive official Receipt Notice (Form I-797) in 7-10 days... Is that the same thing as NOA1??


USCIS **40 Days**

8/1/11 - I-130 Mailed (USPS Priority)

8/5/11 - NOA1 via text/email

8/15/11 - Requested Expedite

9/2/11 - Sent in Expedite Evidence

9/14/11 - I-130 Approved (Online Status)

9/17/11 - NOA2 hardcopy received

NVC **45 Days**

10/1/11 - NVC Case # Assigned

10/4/11 - Paid I-864 Bill

10/6/11 - Paid IV Bill

10/31/11 - Sent I-864 & IV Packets (USPS Express)

11/7/11 - Received False RFE Email (Requesting IV Packet)

11/8/11 - Case Completed

11/14/11 - Interview Date Assigned (for 12/28/11)

11/15/11 - Case Forwarded on to Managua

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Got a text and email on Aug 5th saying it is being routed to CSC for processing and I should receive official Receipt Notice (Form I-797) in 7-10 days... Is that the same thing as NOA1??

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Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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We sent our I-130 on August 6th. Can't wait for the NOA1 and finally being able to say that our immigration process is now official! :)


July 08 2011 - We got married smile.png

USCIS
08/06/2011 ~ filed for I-130
08/11/2011 ~ NOA1 text/email
08/15/2011 ~ Touched
08/16/2011 ~ Money order cashed
09/21/2011 ~ NOA2 text/email
09/26/2011 ~ NOA2 Hardcopy


NVC
10/07/2011 ~ NVC received case
10/13/2011 ~ case # assigned and IIN
10/13/2011 ~ Sent DS-3032 via email
10/17/2011 ~ NVC accepted our DS-3032
11/01/2011 ~ AOS & IV fees shows its ''paid'' and receipts printed
11/03/2011 ~ AOS package sent to NVC
11/10/2011 ~ DS-260 sent electronically to NVC
12/01/2011 ~ Case complete at NVC
12/14/2011 ~ Received packet 4



Medical, interview & POE
01/18/2012 ~ Interview date NVC scheduled for us. Unfortunately, we had to reschedule it for September.
09/13/2012 ~ Medical at Medisys
09/19/2012 ~ Interview! ~ APPROVED!!
09/21/2012 ~ Visa + Passport received
10/06/2012 ~ POE at P-E Trudeau Airport (Montreal)
10/19/2012 ~ Welcome letter received!
10/26/2012 ~ Greencard in hand smile.png

12/31/2013 ~ Birth of our son!

ROC, Removal of Conditions (CR1)

09/16/2014 ~ Sent I-751

09/22/2014 ~ NOA1

10/21/2014 ~ Biometrics

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Sent ours on August 6th, Got a notice from USCIS that they received our package on August 11th, and as of today still no NOA1 :(


July 08 2011 - We got married smile.png

USCIS
08/06/2011 ~ filed for I-130
08/11/2011 ~ NOA1 text/email
08/15/2011 ~ Touched
08/16/2011 ~ Money order cashed
09/21/2011 ~ NOA2 text/email
09/26/2011 ~ NOA2 Hardcopy


NVC
10/07/2011 ~ NVC received case
10/13/2011 ~ case # assigned and IIN
10/13/2011 ~ Sent DS-3032 via email
10/17/2011 ~ NVC accepted our DS-3032
11/01/2011 ~ AOS & IV fees shows its ''paid'' and receipts printed
11/03/2011 ~ AOS package sent to NVC
11/10/2011 ~ DS-260 sent electronically to NVC
12/01/2011 ~ Case complete at NVC
12/14/2011 ~ Received packet 4



Medical, interview & POE
01/18/2012 ~ Interview date NVC scheduled for us. Unfortunately, we had to reschedule it for September.
09/13/2012 ~ Medical at Medisys
09/19/2012 ~ Interview! ~ APPROVED!!
09/21/2012 ~ Visa + Passport received
10/06/2012 ~ POE at P-E Trudeau Airport (Montreal)
10/19/2012 ~ Welcome letter received!
10/26/2012 ~ Greencard in hand smile.png

12/31/2013 ~ Birth of our son!

ROC, Removal of Conditions (CR1)

09/16/2014 ~ Sent I-751

09/22/2014 ~ NOA1

10/21/2014 ~ Biometrics

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Got NOA1 on August 4th and have the form. Time to wait un(patiently) ;)


06/19/2010 - Met working Together at Southwoods Summer Camp in Paradox, NY

03/06/2011 - Engaged in Bangkok, Thailand

07/28/2011 - Married in Virginia Beach, VA/Honeymoon in Gatlinburg, TN

USCIS (CSC) - 208 days

08/01/2011 - Submitted all paperwork and supporting evidence for I130

08/04/2011 - NOA 1

08/08/2011 - Touched

02/09/2012 - RFE

02/16/2012 - Received RFE Notice in the Mail

02/16/2012 - Sent RFE to CSC

02/28/2012 - NOA 2

NVC- 15 days

03/12/2012 - NVC Case Number/IIN Received (13 days after NOA 2)

03/12/2012 - Sent DS-3032 Email

03/14/2012 - Received/Paid AOS Fee Invoice

03/16/2012 - AOS Fee Paid/Sent AOS Package

03/19/2012 - AOS Package Received at NVC

03/19/2012 - DS-3032 Accepted

03/20/2012 - Received/Paid IV Fee Invoice

03/21/2012 - IV Fee Paid/Sent IV Package

03/23/2012 - IV Package Received at NVC

03/21/2012 - AOS Package Accepted

03/26/2012 - NVC Case Complete (14 days after NVC Case Number Received)

04/05/2012 - Assigned Interview Date (10 days after NVC Case Complete)

Consulate (London)

04/06/2012 - Case Leaves NVC

04/10/2012 - Case Received at Consulate

03/23/2012 - Medical (London)

05/04/2012 - Interview (Changed from 05/29/2012) - Approved

Post Interview

05/11/2012 - Receive Visa/Passport (7 days after interview)

05/19/2012 - POE - Chicago O'Hare

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Got NOA1 on August 4th and have the form. Time to wait un(patiently) ;)

Virginia Beach is a nice spot. You can look at my timeline if it will help you plan ahead. It's a long, frustrating wait. But it does end - eventually. :wacko:


N-400 CITIZENSHIP TIMELINE

10/20/14...N-400 mailed to Phoenix
--/--/14.. N-400 packet received
--/--/14... Check cashed
--/--/14... NOA1 received (Priority Date 10/10/14)
---/---/14... Biometrics Letter received (Bio set for --/--/14)
---/---/14... Early walk-in for Biometrics (Tampa FL)
---/---/14... In line for interview
---/---/14... Interview completed
---/---/14... Oath letter received
---/---/14... Oath Ceremony!

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