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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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hi guys, how are yall?

i've been here in chicago for 6 months, and i still didnt find a job, i've sent so many applications but since i dont have experience or references i get denied all the time..

can anyone give me tips on what to do or how to do it??

thank u


08/12/2010 received NOA1

09/05/2011 received NOA2

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20/05/2011 Called the NVC get NVC number and gave our emails

21/05/2011 DS3032 email Sent /

23/05/2011 paid the AOS fee Bill

25/05/2011 AOS statut PAID

25/05/2011 Sent Request to clear the error in my name (ughhh)

27/05/2011 PAID the IV BILL -statut in process

28/05/2011 got the response for my request to modify the error in my name..== OK

31/05/2011 AOS Package sent via usps express

01/06/2011 IV bill statut " PAID "

03/06/2011 AOS Package received by NVC

03/06/2011 IV Package sent via usps express

05/06/2011 IV Package received by NVC

05/06/2011 fingers crossed

17/06/2011 second stupid FALSE RFE for missing DS230

24/06/2011 SIF SIF SIF SIF YES SIIIIF (Sign In Failed) and Case complete ( CC)

******

NVC journey ended after 34 days***

28/07/2011 medical passed===> OK

10/08/2011 interview date==>ok but there is a missing document

21/08/2011 Visa in hand

27/08/2011 POE at CHICAGO O'Hare

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Romania
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You need to start from the bottom, with easy jobs so you can acquire some experience. Apply for cashier jobs, or fast food jobs, restaurant jobs...Or you may obtain a lifeguard certification and look for a lifeguarding job, as summer is coming up soon!Lifeguard certifications are fast and easy to obtain if you know how to swim!


My N-400 Journey

06-02-2017 - N-400 package mailed to Dallas Lockbox

06-06-2017 - Credit card charged; received text and email confirming that application was received and NOA is on its way

06-10-2017 - Received NOA letter from NBC dated 06-05-2017

06-16-2017 - Received Biometrics Appointment Letter for 06-28-2017

01-19-2018 - Interview Letter sent

02-27-18 - Interview and Oath Ceremony. Finally US CITIZEN! 

My ROC Journey

03-08-2012 - I-751 package mailed to VSC

03-10-2012 - I-751 package delivered

03-14-2012 - Check cashed

03-15-2012 - NOA received, dated 03-12-2012

04-27-2012 - Biometrics appointment

11-23-2012 - ROC approved

11-28-2012 - Approval letter received

12-06-2012 - 10 years Green Card received

My AOS Journey

04-17-09 I-130&I-485&I-765 received by USCIS

04-19-10 AOS Approved

04-29-10 Green Card received

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
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since i dont have experience or references i get denied all the time..

Can your former employers send your prospective employer a reference via email? Some have done that successfully.


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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For what type of positions are you submitting applications? Is there a specific field where you want to work? If so, you should look into the area networking groups. If you're in Chicago, there are plenty of professional groups for various careers. Also, it may be helpful to visit a temp employment agency like Kelly Services or Manpower. They can take a look at your résumé or help you put one together.


Part One: The K-1 Visa Journey:

USCIS Receipt of I-129F: January 24, 2012 | Petition Approval: June 15, 2012 (No RFEs)
Interview: October 24, 2012 - Review | Visa Delivered: October 31, 2012



Part Two: Entry and Adjusting Status:

POE: November 18, 2012 (at SFO) - Review
Wedding: December 1, 2012 | Social Security: New cards received on December 7, 2012.
AOS Package (I-485/I-765/I-131) NOA1: February 19, 2013 | Biometrics Appt.: March 18, 2013
AP/EAD Approved: April 29, 2013 | Card Received: May 6, 2013 | AOS Interview Appt.: May 16, 2013 - Approved Review Card Received: May 24, 2013

Part Three: Removal of Conditions:

Coming Soon...

"When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America, you get a front row seat." – George Carlin

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Philippines
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NETWORKING is the key in getting a job. Nowadays it's hard to find jobs and most companies only accept referrals. Ask people around you if they know people who are hiring.


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AOS Timeline

11/1/11 - AOS package Delivered

11/7/11 - NOA Received in the mail

11/12/11 - Biometrics Appointment received

11/28/11 - Case transferred to CSC

12/7/11 - Biometrics done

1/2/12 - EAD and AP approved (Card production)

1/11/12 - EAD/AP Card received

1/20/12 - Got Driver's License!

3/7/12 - GC approved!

3/9/12 - Got a job!

3/11/12 - GC on hand

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Chicago seems to be difficult. I found a part time office clerk job at my husbands company, it lasted 100hours..which was not what i was told. Was suposed to be for 6 months. Needless to say after a few weeks and a few days before Christmas i was let go. sigh. And with alot of stores closing and laying people off even schools laying off crossing guards around where i live its not that easy anymore.


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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Ireland
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hi guys, how are yall?

i've been here in chicago for 6 months, and i still didnt find a job, i've sent so many applications but since i dont have experience or references i get denied all the time..

can anyone give me tips on what to do or how to do it??

thank u

Have you thought of doing some kind of volunteer work? It's a good way to gain references.


Oct 19, 2010 I-130 application submitted to US Embassy Seoul, South Korea

Oct 22, 2010 I-130 application approved

Oct 22, 2010 packet 3 received via email

Nov 15, 2010 DS-230 part 1 faxed to US Embassy Seoul

Nov 15, 2010 Appointment for visa interview made on-line

Nov 16, 2010 Confirmation of appointment received via email

Dec 13, 2010 Interview date

Dec 15, 2010 CR-1 received via courier

Mar 29, 2011 POE Detroit Michigan

Feb 15, 2012 Change of address via telephone

Jan 10, 2013 I-751 packet mailed to Vermont Service CenterJan 15, 2013 NOA1

Jan 31, 2013 Biometrics appointment letter received

Feb 20, 2013 Biometric appointment date

June 14, 2013 RFE

June 24, 2013 Responded to RFE

July 24, 2013 Removal of conditions approved

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
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Illinois esp Chicago is tough place to find job. I've got 5 interviews in the city but didn't get the job. That's when I decided to find jobs on closer states. I've got offers from two states, I chose the closest one so that it's easy for me and my husband to come and see our friends and family in illinois.

We relocated and my husband quits his job to move with me and gi back to school.

Now, previous companies I've been applying before wanted to interview me, but we're not coming back to illinois where gas price is 60 cents higher than where we're living now.

By the way, have you tried to do some volunteer or if you have college degree, be a tutor. I did tutoring before and I'm getting $20 per hour and every session is minimum of 3 hrs. Its not stressful and you're investment only is reference books. Once you started it, you will have more students.


Lifting Condition (I-751)

09/09/2011 - Sent the package to CSC

09/13/2011 - CSC received the package

09/15/2011 - CSC cashed check and NOA1 Received

09/26/2011 - Biometrics Appointment Notice Date (Sent)

10/13/2011 - Early Biometrics

10/19/2011 - Biometrics Appointment

10/26/2011 - GC expiration

11/25/2011 - Received RFE

11/28/2011 - Sent response to RFE

01/13/2012 - Ordered card production (Approved)

01/19/2012 - 10 yrs GC received

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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thank u guys, im still looking, its hard


08/12/2010 received NOA1

09/05/2011 received NOA2

********

20/05/2011 Called the NVC get NVC number and gave our emails

21/05/2011 DS3032 email Sent /

23/05/2011 paid the AOS fee Bill

25/05/2011 AOS statut PAID

25/05/2011 Sent Request to clear the error in my name (ughhh)

27/05/2011 PAID the IV BILL -statut in process

28/05/2011 got the response for my request to modify the error in my name..== OK

31/05/2011 AOS Package sent via usps express

01/06/2011 IV bill statut " PAID "

03/06/2011 AOS Package received by NVC

03/06/2011 IV Package sent via usps express

05/06/2011 IV Package received by NVC

05/06/2011 fingers crossed

17/06/2011 second stupid FALSE RFE for missing DS230

24/06/2011 SIF SIF SIF SIF YES SIIIIF (Sign In Failed) and Case complete ( CC)

******

NVC journey ended after 34 days***

28/07/2011 medical passed===> OK

10/08/2011 interview date==>ok but there is a missing document

21/08/2011 Visa in hand

27/08/2011 POE at CHICAGO O'Hare

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Nicaragua
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Yeah, it's a bit tough to find a job in Chicago. This year I started looking for a job towards the end of January and only got called for 2 interviews. Thankfully, I was hired in the second one, but I do have experience in the field I was applying to. I also found the job on Craigslist. There are a lot of listings but you have to be careful since there are tons of scams going around. Also try indeed.com and monster.com

For temp jobs you may want to check out Kelly Services - I've never tried it but I have a friend who did and found a few temp jobs to get by.

http://www.kellyservices.com/web/global/services/en/pages/index.html

Good luck!

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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thank u guys, im still looking, its hard

what is your speciality?


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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thank u so much for the websites

darnell i have a master in physics


08/12/2010 received NOA1

09/05/2011 received NOA2

********

20/05/2011 Called the NVC get NVC number and gave our emails

21/05/2011 DS3032 email Sent /

23/05/2011 paid the AOS fee Bill

25/05/2011 AOS statut PAID

25/05/2011 Sent Request to clear the error in my name (ughhh)

27/05/2011 PAID the IV BILL -statut in process

28/05/2011 got the response for my request to modify the error in my name..== OK

31/05/2011 AOS Package sent via usps express

01/06/2011 IV bill statut " PAID "

03/06/2011 AOS Package received by NVC

03/06/2011 IV Package sent via usps express

05/06/2011 IV Package received by NVC

05/06/2011 fingers crossed

17/06/2011 second stupid FALSE RFE for missing DS230

24/06/2011 SIF SIF SIF SIF YES SIIIIF (Sign In Failed) and Case complete ( CC)

******

NVC journey ended after 34 days***

28/07/2011 medical passed===> OK

10/08/2011 interview date==>ok but there is a missing document

21/08/2011 Visa in hand

27/08/2011 POE at CHICAGO O'Hare

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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thank u so much for the websites

darnell i have a master in physics

there are many community colleges in your area. have you applied for a teaching contract with any of them, one semester in length? if not, you should.


Sometimes my language usage seems confusing - please feel free to 'read it twice', just in case !
Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

-=-=-=-=-=R E A D ! ! !=-=-=-=-=-

Whoa Nelly ! Want NVC Info? see http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php/NVC_Process

Congratulations on your approval ! We All Applaud your accomplishment with Most Wonderful Kissies !

 

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You need to start from the bottom, with easy jobs so you can acquire some experience. Apply for cashier jobs, or fast food jobs, restaurant jobs...Or you may obtain a lifeguard certification and look for a lifeguarding job, as summer is coming up soon!Lifeguard certifications are fast and easy to obtain if you know how to swim!

Yes he is right. Try with small jobs, gain experience then apply for big one.

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