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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Poland
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Should 50 pictures be enough? we have pictures of us together both in the states and in Poland. We have about 15 pictures of us with friends and family and the rest are just of us. Should that be enough?

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06/30/06- sent I-129F petition to VSC.

07/11/06- NOA1 (received in mail)

07/19/06- RFE received in mail, IMBRA

07/28/06- e-mail, IMBRA RFE received at VSC

09/11/06- called VSC, told I'm with an adjudicating officer

09/25/06- called VSC, told to file expedited service, outside 60 days of RFE received date

09/26/06- sent expedited service request to VSC via fax and snail mail

09/26/06- Senators and Congressman making inquiries into my petition

09/29/06- expedited service request approved by VSC director

10/04/06- e-mail NOA2 approved!!!!!!

10/05/06- NVC received

10/06/06- NVC forwarded to Poland Embassy

10/16/06- Packet #3 received

10/17/06- Packet #3 sent to US Embassy Warsaw

10/30/06- Packet #4 received

10/30/06- Interview scheduled for November 22nd!!!

11/30/06- Visa in hand, via DHL!!!!

12/05/06- Ania and I arrive together in the USA

02/11/07- Ania applied for Social Security Card

02/17/07- Ania and I were MARRIED!!!!!!

07/24/07- Social Security Card in hand- after some minor issues and a little procrastination :)

10/14/07- I-485, I-765, and permission to travel mailed to USCIS

10/17/07- Received NOA1

12/17/07- I-485 shipped to California Service Center for faster service

12/17/07- I-765 approved new card should be mailed within 30 days, Advanced parole approved

02/28/08- AOS APPROVED!!!! PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD RECEIVED!!!!! (card received couple weeks after approval)

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: China
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If taking to the Visa interview, why not bring an album? :thumbs:

I don't see any problem, more documentation can't hurt.


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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Poland
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If taking to the Visa interview, why not bring an album? :thumbs:

I don't see any problem, more documentation can't hurt.

Well, I'd like to save money on the pictres if I can. I keep all my pictures on my computer and I don't want to go crazy on the pictures if I don't have to because I need to print them at Rite Aid. Maybe I can print some on paper as well.

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06/30/06- sent I-129F petition to VSC.

07/11/06- NOA1 (received in mail)

07/19/06- RFE received in mail, IMBRA

07/28/06- e-mail, IMBRA RFE received at VSC

09/11/06- called VSC, told I'm with an adjudicating officer

09/25/06- called VSC, told to file expedited service, outside 60 days of RFE received date

09/26/06- sent expedited service request to VSC via fax and snail mail

09/26/06- Senators and Congressman making inquiries into my petition

09/29/06- expedited service request approved by VSC director

10/04/06- e-mail NOA2 approved!!!!!!

10/05/06- NVC received

10/06/06- NVC forwarded to Poland Embassy

10/16/06- Packet #3 received

10/17/06- Packet #3 sent to US Embassy Warsaw

10/30/06- Packet #4 received

10/30/06- Interview scheduled for November 22nd!!!

11/30/06- Visa in hand, via DHL!!!!

12/05/06- Ania and I arrive together in the USA

02/11/07- Ania applied for Social Security Card

02/17/07- Ania and I were MARRIED!!!!!!

07/24/07- Social Security Card in hand- after some minor issues and a little procrastination :)

10/14/07- I-485, I-765, and permission to travel mailed to USCIS

10/17/07- Received NOA1

12/17/07- I-485 shipped to California Service Center for faster service

12/17/07- I-765 approved new card should be mailed within 30 days, Advanced parole approved

02/28/08- AOS APPROVED!!!! PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD RECEIVED!!!!! (card received couple weeks after approval)

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada
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THis is a good question, I am wondering the same thing. What if you have been married 4 years, how much proof will they want, how about a deed? We went throught the NVC is that different?


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Service Center : California Service Center

Consulate : Montreal, Canada

Marriage : 2002-09-28

I-130 Sent : 2004-06-01

I-130 NOA1 : 2004-06-29

Re-entry to U.S. Denied:2005-12-31

I-130 Approval : 2006-03-09

NVC Received : 2006-05-02

Your I-130 was approved in 646 days.

NVC Packet complete 2006-09-14

Interview : 2006-11-01

Visa: 2006-11-02

POE: 2006-11-02

Arrived at home: 2006-11-04

Welcome Letter: 2006-11-24

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Russia
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At our interview I gave my fiancee about 10 pictures and they didn't really look at them, just asked for one. They kept the one picture, but sent it back later after issuing the visa. I can't imagine anyone having the time to look at 50 picture during an interview, or even that much interest in looking.


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AndyMisiu,

I found a half-dozen to be enough. But depending on what other evidence you present it's possible that 5,000 will not be enough.

You are asking us to 'Name That Tune' in 1 note. Not possible.

Yodrak

Should 50 pictures be enough? we have pictures of us together both in the states and in Poland. We have about 15 pictures of us with friends and family and the rest are just of us. Should that be enough?

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Poland
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AndyMisiu,

I found a half-dozen to be enough. But depending on what other evidence you present it's possible that 5,000 will not be enough.

You are asking us to 'Name That Tune' in 1 note. Not possible.

Yodrak

Should 50 pictures be enough? we have pictures of us together both in the states and in Poland. We have about 15 pictures of us with friends and family and the rest are just of us. Should that be enough?

I have all the other evidence. Just wanted to know how many pictures were enough. Thanks.


06/30/06- sent I-129F petition to VSC.

07/11/06- NOA1 (received in mail)

07/19/06- RFE received in mail, IMBRA

07/28/06- e-mail, IMBRA RFE received at VSC

09/11/06- called VSC, told I'm with an adjudicating officer

09/25/06- called VSC, told to file expedited service, outside 60 days of RFE received date

09/26/06- sent expedited service request to VSC via fax and snail mail

09/26/06- Senators and Congressman making inquiries into my petition

09/29/06- expedited service request approved by VSC director

10/04/06- e-mail NOA2 approved!!!!!!

10/05/06- NVC received

10/06/06- NVC forwarded to Poland Embassy

10/16/06- Packet #3 received

10/17/06- Packet #3 sent to US Embassy Warsaw

10/30/06- Packet #4 received

10/30/06- Interview scheduled for November 22nd!!!

11/30/06- Visa in hand, via DHL!!!!

12/05/06- Ania and I arrive together in the USA

02/11/07- Ania applied for Social Security Card

02/17/07- Ania and I were MARRIED!!!!!!

07/24/07- Social Security Card in hand- after some minor issues and a little procrastination :)

10/14/07- I-485, I-765, and permission to travel mailed to USCIS

10/17/07- Received NOA1

12/17/07- I-485 shipped to California Service Center for faster service

12/17/07- I-765 approved new card should be mailed within 30 days, Advanced parole approved

02/28/08- AOS APPROVED!!!! PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD RECEIVED!!!!! (card received couple weeks after approval)

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Brazil
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Andy, I'm sure you've already read these (because I know you've done a lot of research while waiting for NOA2), but here it goes:

http://www.visajourney.com/reviews/index.p...land&page=1

http://www.visajourney.com/reviews/index.p...land&page=2


I only offer advice - not even legal. Just the plain and simple kind.

Timeline (incompleta)

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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: Philippines
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We gave the CO probably about 250 or so pics. They were in flexible plastic sheets (bought at Target) so they can bend under the glass and we used binder rings (bought at Office Depot) to hold all the pages together. We sorted them first in these categories: pics of wedding, pics of us, pics with family and friends, solo pics. Then within those categories, we sorted by trip. So there were all the pics of us from the first trip. Then all the pics of us from the second trip, etc.

We then marked each page that started the new (sub)category with a stick-on tab (bought at Office Depot) on the side so that it would be easy to see, say, pics of us with fam/friends during the birthday trip. I believe we also color coded the trips, so all the pics from the first trip in each category were like yellow, and all the pics from the second trip were white. These were very similar to the tabs that we used on our I-130 and I-129f to designate the different documents.

On the back of each picture was the place it was taken, the event or reason we were somewhere, the date, and a list of all the people in the photo from left to right.

I think that the CO liked this very much and I'm pretty sure he spent more time flipping through the tabs and looking at the pics than he did looking at everything else (emails, postal letters, IM convos, etc). The interview went a bit quicker than I thought 'cause he didn't really ask much. He commented that we had a "well-documented case" and we both felt he seemed to be searching for questions to ask. But them again, we knew that we deserved to be approved without a lot of hassle. ;) Hope this helps. ttyl,

mich


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Our DS-3032 email to the NVC

02 Jan 2006 - Married

...----===::: CR-1 :::===---...

22 May 2006 - Case # Assigned @ NVC

14 Jul 2006 - DS-230 Package Received by USC

We stopped pursuit of CR-1 to pursue K3/AOS. For us, both required the same document, we could only have one valid copy, and the K3 was moving faster.

See profile for the details up to and in between the events listed here.

...---===::: K3 :::===---...

17 May 2006 - Date NVC says petition shipped to embassy

18 May 2006 - Case # Assigned @ NVC

01 Jul 2006 - Packet "3" received from embassy

18 Jul 2006 - Medical

21 Sept 2006 - K3 Interview Date (APPROVED)

27 Sept 2006 - Received Visa

06 Oct 2006 - Arrives in the USA! Finally home together. :)

(Truncated timeline - sig too long. See profile for all details.)

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Should 50 pictures be enough? we have pictures of us together both in the states and in Poland. We have about 15 pictures of us with friends and family and the rest are just of us. Should that be enough?

If you r trying to save money, create a collage. You should be able to get 25 pics on one 11x13 sheet. Not that expensinve at Walmart. I suggest only sending the requested number of pictures with the package and sending the collage to your fiancee for the actual interview. You can always frame them later for picture in your house. Good luck, Payato


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Timeline:

22 Jul 06 - Received NOA-1

18 Sep 06 - Received NOA2 in mail

11 Oct 06 - Case MNL783xxx received by Manila Embassy... guess NVC lied

26 Dec 06 - Received Packet 4

18-19 Jan 07 - Medical complete early, scheduled 8 Feb

19 Jan - CFO completed after SLE shots... have to go back for the stamp after visa approval

15 Feb 07 - Interview Approved

24 Feb 07 - Arrive at Honolulu POE

2 Apr 07 - Married, civil ceremony, mailed AOS

17 Apr 07 - Checks cashed for AOS & AP

22 Apr 07 - Filed Expedite for AP

8 May 07 - Biometrics Appt

8 May 07 - Filed complaint with local USCIS for no action on Expedite request

9 May 07 - AP Expedite approved via email

14 May 07 - received AP I-512L documents in the mail

25 Jun 07 - AOS Interview scheduled but cancelled due to deployment and family emergency

29 Nov 07 - Visited local USCIS to reschedule AOS interview

15 Jan 08 - Local USCIS finally forwards reschedule request after formal complaint

8 Feb 08 - Received new Interview date

28 Mar 08 - AOS Interview ..investigation reopened due to incorrect birthdate that was identified 05/07

16 Apr 08 - CRIS Notice of GC approval and welcome notice via email

25 Apr 08 - GC received finally!

15 Jan 10 - Mailed Lifting of Conditions Package

19 Jan 10 - Package received at VT USCIS

22 Jan 10 - Checked cashed by USCIS

26 Jan 10 - Received NOA dated 20 Jan 10

29 Jan 10 - Received NOA for Biometrics

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