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Posted this in the wrong forum... oops! So excited I'm making mistakes!

Had interview at Sydney Consulate this morning at 9am and got approved !!

So excited and happy, i'll be with my baby in less than ten days... i still can't believe it, 147 days from NOA1 to approval.

Best early birthday present ever!

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Congratulations! Fantastic news!! :dance:


Service Center: California Service Center

Consulate: Sydney, Australia

I-130 Sent: 2011-10-05

I-130 NOA1: 2011-10-14

I-130 NOA2: 2011-10-20


NVC received case: 2011-10-24

Case # assigned : 2011-11-18

AOS Bill invoiced and PAID, DS-3032 Generated : 2011-11-21

DS-3032 Emailed: 2011-11-21

AOS Bill appears PAID: 2011-11-22

DS-3032 Accepted: 2011-11-23

IV Bill invoiced and paid: 2011-11-26

AOS package sent: 2011-11-23

IV Package sent: 2011-11-28

AOS Package Delivered: 2011-11-28

IV Package Delivered: 2011-12-01

RFE (Original Birth and Marriage Certs.): 2011-12-19 - NVC don't accept copies certified by JP back in Australia.

RFE Reply Sent: 2011-12-20

RFE Reply Received at NVC: 2011-12-28


Interview Scheduled: 2012-01-10

Case Left NVC: 2012-01-11

Sydney Consulate

Case Received Consulate (Sydney): 2012-01-17

Medical: 2012-01-18

Interview: 2012-02-07 (APPROVED!)

Received Visa:


Entry Into US: 2012-02-29

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**Removal of conditions**

10/01/2014 Package sent to California Service Center

10/03/2014 NOA1

10/10/2014 Received Biometrics Appointment Letter, Biometrics scheduled for 10/30/14

10/22/2014 Early Biometrics Walk-in - Cleveland, OH - weird experience with the clerk there - told me I can go ahead and get my biometrics taken early, but it might be too early and it might not go through??? If it might be a problem, then why let me do it at all?

02/10/2015 New Biometrics letter received, Biometrics scheduled for 03/09/15- I guess that clerk was right??

03/09/2015 Second biometrics


5/15/2015 Put in a service request online - outside of processing time

5/18/2015 Approved!

5/23/2015 Card in hand

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Congrats!!!! :)

Brandy + Ben = <3
Dating online since June 2009
Met Feb 23rd 2010
Lived together in US on J1 Visa since Sept 28th 2010
Got engaged on Sept 21st 2011 :)
He went back to Australia at the end of his J1 Visa on Sept 22nd 2011 :(

Sent I129 on 10/26/2011
Received: 10/27/2011
NOA1 dated: 10/31/2011
NOA1 received in mail: 11/4/2011

NOA2!!!!! 01/25/2012 in 86 days! :wow:
Married June 4th 2012 <3

Like "I Support Austramerican Relationships" on Facebook!

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9/23/2010 NOA1

3/31/2011 NOA2!!(189 days)

6/06/2011 Interview Approved


7/29/2011 AOS and EAD sent by USPS

8/01/2011 NOA date

8/15/2011 Biometrics walk in (appointment for 8/29)

9/26/2011 EAD Approved

10/4/2011 EAD in Hand

10/18/2011 Interview Green Card Approved

10/28/2011 Green Card in hand :)

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CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU BOTH!!!1 :dance::dance::dance::thumbs:

Sent NOA1 April 30th 2011

received May 2nd 2011

NOA1 Notice Date:May 4th 2011

NOA 2 txt/ email on july 18th 2011

NOA 2 received in Mail July 20th dated July 18th 2011

NOA2 in "74" days!


Personal issue in the Philippines

Medical Exam: March 22nd 2012

Medical Cleared on March 23rd 2012

Interview Date:April 16th, 2012......PASSED

Arrival Los Angeles California: July 7th 2012.

Marriage September 7th 2012 at San Bernardino County Hall of Records

Preparing for AOS

"I Wholly disapprove of what you say, But I will defend to the death, Your RIGHT to say it"

" _ Volitaire- "

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