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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Ukraine

I am curious to know what type of things did you guy do with your fiance the first week she/he arrived to the USA. Please exclude commets like "we traveled through out the state or we stayed in NY.

07/28/2006 -- Mailed I129f Petition

07/31/2006 -- NOA 1 Received Date

08/12/2006 -- NOA 1 Notice Date

08/17/2006 -- Touched

09/21/2006 -- Touched

10/02/2006 -- Touched

10/03/2006 -- RFE sent from CSC (Beneficiary's birth certificate)

10/04/2006 -- Touched

10/09/2006 -- Received RFE in the mail

10/10/2006 -- Sent reponse to RFE

10/16/2006 -- RFE acknowledged at CSC

10/18/2006 -- NOA2 - APPROVED!!

10/19/2006 -- Touched

10/25/2006 -- Received NOA2 snail mail

10/26/2006 -- Petition received at NVC

11/06/2006 -- Petition sent off to embassy

11/17/2006 -- Embassy receives petition

11/17/2006 -- Packet 3 sent from Embassy

11/21/2006 -- Packet 3 sent back

11/22/2006 -- Recieved packet 4

12/11/2006 -- INTERVIEW

12/13/2006 -- Embassy calls asking for document stating that fiance is not married. (Second curve ball they throw at us)

12/14/2006 -- Document sent to embassy

12/26/2006 -- K-1 Visa issued!!!!


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I am curious to know what type of things did you guy do with your fiance the first week she/he arrived to the USA. Please exclude commets like "we traveled through out the state or we stayed in NY.

:lol: Do comments such as "catch up on lost time" apply? ;)

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When he came for a visit, that first week, he helped me with a horse show that my kids were competing in.

8-30-05 Met David at a restaurant in Germany

3-28-06 David 'officially' proposed

4-26-06 I-129F mailed

9-25-06 Interview: APPROVED!

10-16-06 Flt to US, POE Detroit

11-5-06 Married

7-2-07 Green card received

9-12-08 Filed for divorce

12-5-08 Court hearing - divorce final

A great marriage is not when the "perfect couple" comes together.

It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Canada

We frantically continued our wedding planning.

And did LOTS of laundry!!!!!


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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Ran up lots of minutes over phone (resulting in nasty bill the next month)--we were still distance separated (about 900 km, distance from Detroit to Baltimore) for next 8 days.

She arrived 2006-4-4 at DTW, I came there 4-13 and we went to Pontiac to get marriage licence, married 4-15, returned to Baltimore 4-17.

2005/07/10 I-129F filed for Pras

2005/11/07 I-129F approved, forwarded to NVC--to Chennai Consulate 2005/11/14

2005/12/02 Packet-3 received from Chennai

2005/12/21 Visa Interview Date

2006/04/04 Pras' entry into US at DTW

2006/04/15 Church Wedding at Novi (Detroit suburb), MI

2006/05/01 AOS Packet (I-485/I-131/I-765) filed at Chicago

2006/08/23 AP and EAD approved. Two down, 1.5 to go

2006/10/13 Pras' I-485 interview--APPROVED!

2006/10/27 Pras' conditional GC arrives -- .5 to go (2 yrs to Conditions Removal)

2008/07/21 I-751 (conditions removal) filed

2008/08/22 I-751 biometrics completed

2009/06/18 I-751 approved

2009/07/03 10-year GC received; last 0.5 done!

2009/07/23 Pras files N-400

2009/11/16 My 46TH birthday, Pras N-400 approved

2010/03/18 Pras' swear-in


As long as the LORD's beside me, I don't care if this road ever ends.

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Peace to All creatures great and small............................................

But when we turn to the Hebrew literature, we do not find such jokes about the donkey. Rather the animal is known for its strength and its loyalty to its master (Genesis 49:14; Numbers 22:30).


my burro, bosco ..enjoying a beer in almaty


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hi there

unpacking all our stuff .. finding space for my stuff ... robbie going through old clothes to fit mine in lol buying coathangers lol...

we had a frantic week of showing our guest around town finishing my wedding dress cooking for the wedding ..feeding an army of visitors for the wedding a few days before hand...and just plain ole enjoying being in one anothers arms for good ....and to this day three months down the track still enjoying just life itself together...

was a whirlwind of a week but we survived and slept for ages to catch up on our rest...if we didnt have a wedding to get organised i would of imagined it would of been a case of just relaxing an enjoying each other..

take care



11th Aug 2008 - Mailed I-751 to CSC.

12th Aug 2008 - Application received

14th Aug 2008 - Cheque cashed

18th Aug 2008 - Received NOA-dated the 12th

26th Aug 2008 - Received Biometrics letter

4th Sept 2008 - Biometrics-Detroit-Complete-'Touched'

5th Sept 2008 - 'Touched'

1st Dec 2008 - APPROVED-Card production ordered -112 days

8th Dec 2008 - USCIS mailed approval notice.

8th Dec 2008 - Received my 10 year Greencard in the mail. took 2 days.

Although I have the above date for approval my card actualy states the

2nd December..

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Scotland
ditto on laundry...LOTS of laundry. :whistle:

So when you say laundry, do mean laundry or "laundry"

Cause I know we were doing "laundry"

2005 Aug 27 Happily Married

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada

we got married 6 days after I arrived in the States, so we were busy doing that. ;)

*Cheryl -- Nova Scotia ....... Jerry -- Oklahoma*

Jan 17, 2014 N-400 submitted

Jan 27, 2014 NOA received and cheque cashed

Feb 13, 2014 Biometrics scheduled

Nov 7, 2014 NOA received and interview scheduled

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"Life is as the little shadow that runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset" ---Crowfoot

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Bought loads of Ikea furniture, then I spent 2 days putting it all together.

& I'm glad to say all the bits were there & it looks great :)

11/26/2004 - Met in UK as students

06/15/2006 - K-1 Visa received

09/23/2006 - Arrived at Newark Intl. Airport

10/27/2006 - Received SSN

11/26/2006 - Our wedding day!! (2 years from the day we met)

12/22/2006 - Filed AOS, EAD & AP

12/29/2006 - NOAs for AOS, EAD & AP

01/17/2007 - Biometrics Appointment in Philly

01/17/2007 - Email Notice of RFE for I-864

01/23/2007 - RFE received in mail - envelope open!

01/29/2007 - RFE mailed back to MSC

02/02/2007 - RFE received by USCIS & case processing resumed

02/09/2007 - AOS transferred to CSC

02/27/2007 - AOS *Touched* (case now pending at CSC)

03/14/2007 - EAD card production ordered

03/16/2007 - EAD Approval notice sent

03/19/2007 - Received EAD & AP in mail

07/11/2007 - Card Production Ordered! (Green Card on its way!!)

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