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I hope this Journey will end soon!!!

Feb.02.2012 - K1 visa accepted. (Vermont Center)

Feb.06.2012 - Notice Date

Feb.11.2012 - NOA1. Hard copy recevied.

----------------------------------------------------- still waiting..................

Edited by RALDMSWJD

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Good luck, I hope it goes smoothly for you. I suggest checking out the Progress Report forum to keep up to date with the people who are filing around the same time.

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Do some research - its your best friend right now.

Look up adjustment of status and removal of conditions as well as look up the K-1 flow chart.

You wont hear anything from USCIS for about 5-6 months until you get your NOA2 which is an approval notice.

Then you have a few months go to after that for the interview and visa in the passport.

Please fill in your timeline. http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/profile.php?id=129173


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Your I-129f was approved in 5 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 67 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

AOS was approved in 2 months and 8 days without interview.

ROC was approved in 3 months and 2 days without interview.

I am a Citizen of the United States of America. 04/16/13

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I hope this Journey will end soon!!!

Feb.02.2012 - K1 visa accepted. (Vermont Center)

Feb.06.2012 - Notice Date

Feb.11.2012 - NOA1. Hard copy recevied.

----------------------------------------------------- still waiting..................

Waiting is very hard. We have close to the same time lines. I wish you the best on this journey.


Sent I-129 Application to VSC 2/1/12
NOA1 2/8/12
RFE 8/2/12
RFE reply 8/3/12
NOA2 8/16/12
NVC received 8/27/12
NVC left 8/29/12
Manila Embassy received 9/5/12
Visa appointment & approval 9/7/12
Arrived in US 10/5/2012
Married 11/24/2012
AOS application sent 12/19/12

AOS approved 8/24/13

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Do some research - its your best friend right now.

Look up adjustment of status and removal of conditions as well as look up the K-1 flow chart.

You wont hear anything from USCIS for about 5-6 months until you get your NOA2 which is an approval notice.

Then you have a few months go to after that for the interview and visa in the passport.

Please fill in your timeline. http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/profile.php?id=129173

For Real? Does it take that long? I hope I can receive NOA2 by May... :crying:

Thanks for advise..

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For Real? Does it take that long? I hope I can receive NOA2 by May... :crying:

Thanks for advise..

Even if you did get the NOA2 by May, it would still be June/July before you you ACTUALLY have your K-1 Visa.

Good Luck!

:thumbs: :thumbs:


K-1 Visa Journey
08/05/2011 I-129F sent
08/09/2011 I-129F recieved and signed for by C.Viella @ Lewisville, TX
08/11/2011 NOA1 email recieved
08/12/2011 Cheque cashed by USCIS
08/16/2011 NOA1 Hard Copy recieved
12/05/2011 NOA2 Email recieved: Approved
12/09/2011 NOA2 Hard Copy recieved: Approved
01/10/2012 Medical
01/24/2012 NVC received File
01/26/2012 NVC transferred to Embassy
02/06/2012 Embassy Received
02/08/2012 Packet 3 Received
02/16/2012 Packet 3 Sent back to Embassy
02/17/2012 Embassy Received
03/01/2012 Packet 4 Received
03/13/2012 Interview Date: APPROVED
04/05/2012 POE: Dublin, Ireland

Your I-129f was approved in 116 days from your NOA1 date.
Your interview took 215 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

04/25/2012 AOS sent
04/30/2012 AOS Received and signed for by CHYBA @ Chicago, IL
05/03/2012 Cheque cashed by USCIS
05/04/2012 Biometrics letter sent
05/29/2012 I-485 transferred to CSC
06/01/2012 Biometrics appointment
07/06/2012 EAD+AP Card Production (68 days)
07/14/2012 EAD+AP Card Received

04/18/2013 Filed for EAD+AP renewal
04/19/2013 Contacted Congressman
04/19/2013 RFE for form I-693
05/06/2013 RFE response under review
05/21/2013 AOS APPROVED!
05/25/2013 Green Card IN HAND!

Your AOS was approved in 392 days from your send-date.

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For Real? Does it take that long? I hope I can receive NOA2 by May... :crying:

Thanks for advise..

For real - now that you filled in your timeline you can see the estimated approval date for your petition, its listed as

Based on timeline data, your I129f may be adjudicated between June 20, 2012 and July 8, 2012*

Currently for you.


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Your I-129f was approved in 5 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 67 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

AOS was approved in 2 months and 8 days without interview.

ROC was approved in 3 months and 2 days without interview.

I am a Citizen of the United States of America. 04/16/13

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Welcome,

I got my NOA1 at December 06, 2011.

Still waiting on my NOA2.

Good luck with yours.


K1

12/08/11: NOA1

04/16/12: RFE Text/Email

04/18/12: RFE Hard Copy (forgot to answer yes/no to criminal background)

04/18/12: RFE Reply Sent

04/23/12: RFE Response Review

06/04/12: NOA2

06/29/12: NVC Received

07/03/12: NVC Left

07/09/12: Consulate Received

07/12/12: Packet 3 Received

07/30/12: Interview - Approved

08/11/12: POE - Approved

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Moved from Process & Procedures to Progress Reports.


Our journey:

Spoiler

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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