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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Ethiopia
:help: Hey everyone, i just wanted to get more info on what is included in package 3 and 4. Is package 3 the DS-230 and is package 4 the medical and interview date the consulate sends out? not really sure, any info is helpful. Thanks



02-08-2005: I-130 sent

02-14-2005: NOA 1 received

05-02-2006: NOA 2 received

05-02-2006: Case sent to NVC


06-12-2006: NVC sent out DS-3032 & I-864 Bill

06-23-2006: Received copy DS-3032 & I-864 Bill

06-30-2006: Bill sent to NVC

07-01-2006: Received Bill via usps Tracking

07-06-2006: Received DS-3032

07-17-2006: I-864 packet & IV Bill generated

07-24-2006: IV Bill received

07-25-2006: IV Bill paid and to be sent out 7-26-06 to St. Louis

07-28-2006: I-864 form received

08-03-2006: I-864 form and add. info sent via Express mail.

08-04-2006: I-864 form & add. info received @11:18am (via USPS tracking)

08-07-2006: I-864 form & add. info received by NVC

08-08-2006: IV Bill received and entered into NVC system

08-14-2006: RFE sent from NVC dated 8/11/06 :(

08-17-2006: Received RFE(I-864 checklist)

09-20-2006: NVC received DS-230

10-23-2006: NVC received DS-230 checklist

11-01-2006: NVC completed my case

11-17-2006: Interview date;12-14-06


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Brazil

Hi abeba,

It depends on what kind of visa you are applying for. I realized that now for CR1/IR1 the packet 3 is the Instruction Package, which includes the DS-230, mailed by the NVC. The packet 4 is the Interview one. Exactly as you thought it was.


N-400 (based on 3-year marriage rule)
06/05/2014 Application Sent
06/06/2014 Application Received in Phoenix

06/09/2014 Priority Date

06/11/2014 Notice Date

06/12//2014 Check Cashed
06/12/2014 Received email/text receipt confirmation from Phoenix Lockbox

06/17/2014 Biometrics Letter mailed
06/20/2014 Biometrics Letter Received

06/24/2014 Biometrics Walk-in

06/26/2014 In line for Interview

07/03/2014 Original Biometrics Appointment

07/29/2014 Yellow Letter Received

09/05/2014 Interview letter Received

10/07/2014 Interview

10/17/2014 Received email/text that oath has been scheduled

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