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Goodluck to you guys! :thumbs:

November 5, 2010 Interview 7am APPROVED!!!!!! (6months 4weeks 1day) THANK YOU LORD!!!!!

(look at my about me page in my profile if you want to see my entire k1 journey)

AOS Journey:

Feb.4, 2011 Mailed AOS packet

Feb. 7, 2011 Pkt delivered in Chicago

Feb. 10, 2011 Received txt and email of NOA for AOS, EAD, and AP

Feb. 11, 2011 Check cashed for AOS

Feb. 12, 2011 Touched

Feb. 14, 2011 received hard copy of NOA for AOS, EAD& AP

Feb. 18, 2011 received appt letter for biometrics

Feb. 28, 2011 biometrics appt @10am

Feb. 28, 2011 received txt/email AOS case transferred to csc

Mar 1, 2011 AOS Touched

Mar 3, 2011 received hard copy of AOS transfer to csc

Mar 4, 2011 AOS Touched

Mar 28, 2011 Received txt/email saying card production has been ordered. (1month 3eeks 3days)

Mar 28, 2011 Received 2nd txt/email saying we have registered this customer permanent residence status

Mar 29, 2011 Received 3rd txt/email says card production has been ordered.

April 1, 2011 greencard and welcome letter in hand!!

April 5, 2011 received txt/email EAD card production ordered

Will Start Removing Conditions Dec 2012!!!!

Dec. 26, 2012 mailed ROC paperwork

Dec. 28, 2012 NOA for ROC paperwork

Jan. 7, 2013 received bio appt letter

Jan. 24, 2013 bio appt.

June 22, 2013 10yr green card received


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We could always use this kind of good news! Waiting seems like the hardest thing ever...

Our Timeline

07.04.2011 - Heard about J through a mutual friend

07.15.2011 - First 4-5hr conversation into the night

07.16.2011 - First Date

07.17.2011 - Definitely exclusive!!!

07.28.2011 - I met J's mom

08.07.2011 - J met my parents

11.11.2011 - J asked and I said yes

12.02.2011 - I returned to the US

01.30.2012 - We decided to K1

03.01.2012 - Mailed I-129F to TX

03.12.2012 - Text Confirmation from CSC

03.16.2012 - Check for $340 cashed

03.16.2012 - NOA1 in hand (I thought this was exciting)

07.16.2012 - One year, happy, healthy and in love with my baby

07.27.2012 - Nerves Nerves and a side of Nerves!!!

08.06.2012 - Baby arrive in Ghana for the best vacation ever!!!

08.28.2012 - After all the anxiety, NOA2 arrives (Now this is exciting)

09.04.2012 - App packet reached the NVC (that was fast!!!)

09.06.2012 - App packet left the NVC and is on a train to Ghana! (well, because I dont think its there yet(9/18/2012))

09.18.2012 - Knowing we'll see each other soon, so I am not uber-sad...

10.07.2012 - Sitting here in the 'getting colder USA' thinking of my baby and filling out this signature!

10.10.2012 - J picks up Packets 3 & 4

10.17.2012 - I think baby just got a new job..... I bounced way off the poverty line and yes, I can float my business!

01.06.2013 - Interview packet is completed and ready for submission

01.08.2013 - J had the interview and was APPROVED FOR A K1 VISA

01.08.2013 - (Later today), I finally slept!

01.08.2013 - I made a shopping list for all the GH'ian things I 'need'

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We could always use this kind of good news! Waiting seems like the hardest thing ever...

guys i went to the uscis website and i dont see where it says oct 2011 petitions are being worked on can u guys send me a link or tell me where to look please? i went to the site and clicked on processing timea and it says 5months,,,im lost??

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Moved from Process & Procedures to Progress Reports.

Our journey:


September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*


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