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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada

Hi Guys:

Kaely an I just got back from her AOS interview and she was APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :dance::dance::dance::dance::dance::dance::dance:

Here are the details:

Kaely did her AOS interview separately from me because she followed me to the U.S. almost one year later and I had already become a Conditional Permanent Resident by then.

We got called in right at 11:00 a.m. (which was her appointment time) at the Seattle district office.

The Officer looked at the stack of stuff we had with us and commented "What's all in there.... you're scaring me"!!!!!! I told her I was the type of person that takes everything but the kitchen sink to things like this. She just laughed. And by the end of the interview, I knew why she was laughing. The only thing I had to give her was my husband's G-325A (he was the petitioner and I-864 sponsor) and a photocopy of my husband's U.S. birth certificate. THAT'S IT!!!!!!!! And she took Kaely's I-94 out of her passport and attached it to her file.

The Officer told us that Kaely's sealed brown envelope (which contained her medical report for her K-2 Visa) which we turned in at the POE (Sumas, WA.) was not with the rest of her file. She asked me if I had a copy of her medical report and I told her no.... that we weren't given one at the medical exam in Vancouver. I told her I had the Vaccination Supplement from a civil surgeon here in the U.S. and gave her that. She left the room and was gone for about 10 minutes and when she returned, she said she had checked with her supervisor about the necessity of Kaely having to have another medical exam done because it was not in her file. The supervisor said it was NOT necessary as the presumption would be that she must have had a successful medical exam in order to have entered the US with her K-2 Visa. Whhhheeeeeewwwwww!!!!!! That was a close one!!!!!!

Then she told us that when I apply to have my conditions removed (this September) that I should include Kaely on the form and that we would most likely both be approved and receive our 10-year Green Cards at the same time.

They no longer put the I-551 stamp in the passport (like when I had my AOS interview back in Dec. 2004) because the Green Cards are done electronically now, and should be received in the mail in 7 to 10 days after the interview.

I also asked about Kaely attending college or university outside of the U.S. (if she should ever choose to) now that she is a Conditional Permanent Resident. The Officer told us that as long as Kaely kept residence in the U.S. and returned to the U.S. on Spring breaks/Xmas breaks/Summer breaks occasionally without being out of the US for longer than 1 year, that should be perfectly fine. She told us that you cannot be out of the U.S. for longer than 1 year without a Re-entry Permit. The Officer also told us that we do not need to put in a change of address with USCIS if Kaely should attend a university in a different state in the U.S. (such as Oregon where she is currently applying to). As long as the address they have on file is an address that Kaely can receive mail from the USCIS, the change of address is not necessary.

So......... that's it...... all finished (for now) until this September when the Lifting of Conditions saga continues.

Good luck to all of you who are still awaiting your AOS interviews.



KURT & RAYMA (K-1 Visa)

Oct. 9/03... I-129F sent to NSC

June 10/04... K-1 Interview - APPROVED!!!!

July 31/04... Entered U.S.

Aug. 28/04... WEDDING DAY!!!!

Aug. 30/04... I-485, I-765 & I-131 sent to Seattle

Dec. 10/04... AOS Interview - APPROVED!!!!! (Passport stamped)

Sept. 9/06... I-751 sent to NSC

May 15/07... 10-Yr. PR Card arrives in the mail

Sept. 13/07... N-400 sent to NSC

Aug. 21/08... Interview - PASSED!!!!

Sept. 2/08... Oath Ceremony

Sept. 5/08... Sent in Voter Registration Card

Sept. 9/08... SSA office to change status to "U.S. citizen"

Oct. 8/08... Applied in person for U.S. Passport

Oct. 22/08... U.S. Passport received


KAELY (K-2 Visa)

Apr. 6/05... DS-230, Part I faxed to Vancouver Consulate

May 26/05... K-2 Interview - APPROVED!!!!

Sept. 5/05... Entered U.S.

Sept. 7/05... I-485 & I-131 sent to CLB

Feb. 22/06... AOS Interview - APPROVED!!!!! (Passport NOT stamped)

Dec. 4/07... I-751 sent to NSC

May 23/08... 10-Yr. PR Card arrives in the mail

Mar. 22/11.... N-400 sent to AZ

June 27/11..... Interview - PASSED!!!

July 12/11..... Oath Ceremony

We're NOT lawyers.... just your average folks who had to find their own way!!!!! Anything we post here is simply our own opinions/suggestions/experiences and should not be taken as LAW!!!!

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hey congrats


Dec 10 - sent I130 for Mom & Dad

Jan- Recd NOA1

Feb- Recd RFE for missing BC

Mar- Recd RFE for missing BC

Apr- NOA2 Case approved

May- NVC case #

May- paid $88 AOS FEE

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada

Great news........Congrats :D





10 year GC Approved - APRIL 16th ,2009 - Peggy and Jonathan's......

Still waiting for our cards...Had to file I-90 as they sent them to the wrong address.

March 9th, 2010, Received GC that has been lost in the mail for 10 months. Still waiting for my son's that is lost as well.

Filed Waiver for my son's 10 year GC and it was approved. He finally received his GC after its been missing for 2 years.

Thanking God this is over for 10 years.

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Congratulations! The interview is a breeze isn't it? I was so surprised!

Your mix up with the vaccination supplement was exactly the sort of thing the officer who interviewed my husband and I, was talking about. She says that very frequently people's medical exams and vaccinations get lost in transit from the POE to the main offices and that she has to turn away many people, because they don't come in with I-693 supplements to make up for the lost vaccination sheets from the original medical overseas.

That's why she recommended everyone to bring in an I-693 medical supplement, just to be sure!! (for everyone else reading this!) :)

Congrats again!

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Yey! Sounds like you guys had a smooth interview :) Congratulations :star:(F)

3dflags_fin0001-0001a.gifSanna and Daniel's journey3dflags_usa0001-0001a.gif

December 13, 2007 - I-751 submitted to NSC (removing of conditions fun begins...)

December 22 - Received a rejection notice because the form was not "properly signed". Package itself was not returned.

January 1, 2008 - Received packet back from CSC. They are requesting we resubmit the packet (which is already organized by CSC) with a properly signed form.

January 2 - Packet resubmitted to California.

January 12 - NOA1 received (dated 01/07/2008)

January 19 - Biometrics appointment notice received (dated 01/15/2008)

February 1 - Biometrics

March 11 - Approved! Card production ordered (notified via e-mail).

March 20, 2008 - New card arrived in the mail :)

Done until 2018 :)

For more details including K1 and AOS journies check out "Our story" in my profile =)

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~~DCF KL Timeline~~


Dec 06 - Filed I-130 & G-235A

- Approved same day :)

- Received packet 3

Dec 14 - Applied for Police Certificate


Feb 28 - Sent off Checklist & DS-230-1 to U.S Embassy (KL)

Mar 01 - Received Police Certificate

Mar 10 - Received packet 4

Mar 17 - Medical Exams


April 08 - CR1 VISA IN HAND!

April 29 - Husband arrives in Malaysia

May 04 - Flew home together!

May 24 - Green Card arrived in mail box

May 27 - Re-applied SSN

June 06 - SS card arrived in mail box


02/06/07 - I-751 Mailed to TSC

02/08/07 - TSC received my case

02/12/07 - Checks Cashed

02/14/07 - Receipt for Biometrics Fee Received

03/01/07 - I-797 NOA Received, Green Card Extended 12 Months

03/02/07 - Biometrics appointment received (for 03/13 at 2:00 PM)

03/13/07 - Biometrics taken in Dallas

03/15/07 - Touched

12/04/07 - Case Approved - Card production ordered

12/07/07 - Approval notice sent

12/10/07 - 10 year card received in the mail

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08/17/08: Mailed N400 to TSC

08/19/08: USPS attempted delivery

08/20/08: TSC received N400

08/21/08: TSC cashed check

09/02/08: Received NOA...........Priority date: 08/20/08

..............................................Notice date : 08/22/08

09/02/08: Received Biometrics Notification

09/18/08: Biometrics completed - Charlotte DO

10/24/08: Received Interview Letter

12/08/08: Interview @ 1:00pm. APPROVED!

01/05/09: Oath Ceremony 10:00AM. Now officially a USC!!!


01/17/09: Applied for US Passport and passport card

01/28/09: Received US Passport

01/29/09: Received US passport card

01/29/09: Received naturalization certificate back from passport office

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