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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Pakistan
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Dear Pakistani VJ memebers,

any one who can share his or her experience of long long waiting time? I had interview six months ago for IR1 visa and ISL embassy kept my pasport with it. how long it could be. i want to get my passport back as i am planning to visit Nepal, would it hurt my case or they can continue their process without my passport?

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Pakistan
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Dear Pakistani VJ memebers,

any one who can share his or her experience of long long waiting time? I had interview six months ago for IR1 visa and ISL embassy kept my pasport with it. how long it could be. i want to get my passport back as i am planning to visit Nepal, would it hurt my case or they can continue their process without my passport?

You can join us here at this tracker for ISlamabad...we are all pending AP some visas have been issued but most of us are still waiting... http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/343005-new-islamabad-ap-tracker/page__st__795

As far as the passport I've heard two different things.. one is they can return your passport but they will need to check again as to the reason for your travel and why you went to another country and will have a longer AP and the second thing i've heard is they won't return your passport during the AP process. I would call if you can and inquire about the passport. That's the only way you will know for sure


10/02/2010 Nikah/Marriage in Karachi
USCIS JOURNEY
11/10/2010 -Sent
03/24/2011 i 130 approved!!!
NVC JOURNEY
03/30/2011 NVC received case-04/07/2011 NVC Case Number Assigned
05/03/2011 CASE COMPLETE- In Que for INTERVIEW!!-05/17/2011 Received interview letter and info via email
EMBASSY JOURNEY
05/20/2011 Medical Appt/passed
06/15/2011 Interview result AP
06/21/2011 Submitted requested docs..under review
07/25/2011 CO called did phone interview result: PENDING MANDATORY AP/CO told us they have to do namechecks

03/07/2013 Case returned to USCIS waiting for NOIR/reaffirmation

04/18/2013 USCIS received case for review

08/19/2013 Received NOIR to respond by 9/18/2013

9/9/2013 Responded to NOIR/USCIS received documents awaiting response

9/20/2013 USCIS reaffirmed sent to embassy

1/04/14 Case opened for review

8/31/15 Interview- no questions visa approved on the spot

9/8/15 visa status issued

9/10/15 visa received

9/19/15 POE Charlotte

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Pakistan
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You havent called the embassy yet, if do so what is the reply from them

And please tell me if it is a good idea to contact embassy ?

You can contact the embassy at any time.. whether you will get thru or they will reply to your email is a completely different thing.. it is difficult to get thru on the phone line but worth trying if you need to.


10/02/2010 Nikah/Marriage in Karachi
USCIS JOURNEY
11/10/2010 -Sent
03/24/2011 i 130 approved!!!
NVC JOURNEY
03/30/2011 NVC received case-04/07/2011 NVC Case Number Assigned
05/03/2011 CASE COMPLETE- In Que for INTERVIEW!!-05/17/2011 Received interview letter and info via email
EMBASSY JOURNEY
05/20/2011 Medical Appt/passed
06/15/2011 Interview result AP
06/21/2011 Submitted requested docs..under review
07/25/2011 CO called did phone interview result: PENDING MANDATORY AP/CO told us they have to do namechecks

03/07/2013 Case returned to USCIS waiting for NOIR/reaffirmation

04/18/2013 USCIS received case for review

08/19/2013 Received NOIR to respond by 9/18/2013

9/9/2013 Responded to NOIR/USCIS received documents awaiting response

9/20/2013 USCIS reaffirmed sent to embassy

1/04/14 Case opened for review

8/31/15 Interview- no questions visa approved on the spot

9/8/15 visa status issued

9/10/15 visa received

9/19/15 POE Charlotte

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Pakistan
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You may ask your petitioner to contact senator/congressman. It will either push your case or inform you the reason of delay. I think ISL embassy takes 6 month for whole name check process but it is not restricted to 6 month. Many cases take longer time and it depends on the frequent visits to foreign country(make name check process lengthy ), so there is no solid answer of your question.wacko.gif

Edited by immiprocess

USCIS:

11/19/2011: I-130 Sent

11/25/2011: NOA1 email notification received.

11/28/2011: Petition touched

04/27/2012: NOA2 email notification received.

NVC:

05/07/2012: NVC received

05/30/2012: Called NVC to receive Case # & IIN

XX/XX/2012: AOS bill invoiced and paid

XX/XX/2012: AOS package mailed

XX/XX/2012: AOS Receipt Paid

XX/XX/2012: DS-3032 acceptance e-mail received

XX/XX/2012: IV bill invoiced; IV bill

XX/XX/2012: IV fee

XX/XX/2012: IV fee bill appears PAID

XX/XX/2012: DS-230 delivered to NVC

XX/XX/2012: CASE COMPLETE

Embassy:

XX/XX/2012: Embassy received

XX/XX/2012: Interview scheduled

XX/XX/2012: Medical

XX/XX/2012: Interview

XX/XX/2012: Visa received

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Pakistan
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You may ask your petitioner to contact senator/congressman. It will either push your case or inform you the reason of delay. I think ISL embassy takes 6 month for whole name check process but it is not restricted to 6 month. Many cases take longer time and it depends on the frequent visits to foreign country(make name check process lengthy ), so there is no solid answer of your question.wacko.gif

Thank you for the advice. I called embassy and got typical answer that my case is under-process. I am just curious to know what is max and min time for approval.

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Filed: Country: Pakistan
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Thank you for the advice. I called embassy and got typical answer that my case is under-process. I am just curious to know what is max and min time for approval.

Arghhhhhhh Frustrated with that typical answer, they should have bound it in timeline May Allah Help Us

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Ethiopia
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You may ask your petitioner to contact senator/congressman. It will either push your case or inform you the reason of delay. I think ISL embassy takes 6 month for whole name check process but it is not restricted to 6 month. Many cases take longer time and it depends on the frequent visits to foreign country(make name check process lengthy ), so there is no solid answer of your question.wacko.gif

Hi there..we are coming up on our 6mos as well, May 8th will be our 6mos, it's interesting that you mentioned the name check process...my husband is from ethiopia and so I'm wondering if that's what they are checking on? I'm a USC and my husband is the beneficiary, I've called our local congressman and his aid explained to us that the adjudication officer has our case and its just a matter of getting to ours, she called then informed me what the officer told her, so we are waiting and hoping to get an answer soon!! good luck to you on your wait for NOA2, RBM

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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Hi there..we are coming up on our 6mos as well, May 8th will be our 6mos, it's interesting that you mentioned the name check process...my husband is from ethiopia and so I'm wondering if that's what they are checking on? I'm a USC and my husband is the beneficiary, I've called our local congressman and his aid explained to us that the adjudication officer has our case and its just a matter of getting to ours, she called then informed me what the officer told her, so we are waiting and hoping to get an answer soon!! good luck to you on your wait for NOA2, RBM

if you check the current processing time for csc, you can request a service ticket. i130 for csc is now 5 months.

unfortunately vsc is screwed up.


"Family time is very precious and you should cherish every moment of it."

01/20/12 - I-130 sent to Chicago Lockbox.

01/26/12 - NOA1 received and processing at Vermont.

06/28/12 - NOA2 announced on status check.

06/29/12 - NVC received case learned on 07/2/12.

06/30/12 - Hard copy NOA2 received.

07/09/12 - NVC Casefile Number and IIN Issued.

07/16/12 - Receive and Sent DS-3032 via email.

07/17/12 - Mailed DS-3032 via mail, AOS bill received via email, paid online, Optin email sent.

07/18/12 - Optin accepted and new case number, AOS marked paid, emailed AOS packet.

07/24/12 - Assigned as Agent, IV Fee bill received via email, paid online.

07/25/12 - IV Fee marked paid, emailed IV packet.

07/31/12 - Emailed GZO Supplemental Packet 3.

08/02/12 - Case completed and commenced final review.

08/03/12 - Shipped all copies of forms/letters/documents to my wife - arriving on 8/9/12.

08/06/12 - Case completed final review.

08/09/12 - Appointment letter received via email interview date set 9/6/12.

08/14/12 - Medical exam done.

08/15/12 - Medical exam results all normal.

09/06/12 - Submitted required documents at the embassy and interview set next day at 0730.

09/07/12 - Visa approved, click here for review http://www.visajourney.com/reviews/view-dos-cis-reviews.php?entry=10401 .

09/14/12 - Visa received on hand!

10/07/12 - Arrived at NYC! click here for review http://www.visajourney.com/reviews/view-poe-reviews.php?entry=15293

10/20/12 - Received welcome letter from USCIS.

10/25/12 - Green Card received!

"Nothing is more difficult than the art of maneuvering for advantageous positions." - Sun-Tzu

04/27/13 - Submitted DS-160 online for parent-in-laws and sister-in-law.

05/01/13 - Paid DS-160 or MRV Fee Payments on CGI Stanley.

05/03/13 - Made appointment for 05/16/13 on CGI Stanley.

05/16/13 - Arrived at GUZ and impromptu notice on the front it was closed.

05/30/13 - B2 visa interview passed! Read review here http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/433263-b2-visa-was-approved-for-parentinlaw/ <p>

"Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience." - ADM Hyman G. Rickover

08/08/14 - Mailed I-175 application.

08/11/14 - I-175 arrived at VSC.

08/18/14 - Received NOA1 with date 08/12/14.

08/27/14 - Received biometrics appointment for 09/09/14.

02/27/15 - GC in production from email notification.

03/02/15 - Received NOA2 with approval dated 02/25/15.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Pakistan
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Hi there..we are coming up on our 6mos as well, May 8th will be our 6mos, it's interesting that you mentioned the name check process...my husband is from ethiopia and so I'm wondering if that's what they are checking on? I'm a USC and my husband is the beneficiary, I've called our local congressman and his aid explained to us that the adjudication officer has our case and its just a matter of getting to ours, she called then informed me what the officer told her, so we are waiting and hoping to get an answer soon!! good luck to you on your wait for NOA2, RBM

No, Ziatarik is asking about his visa. He already went through with all CSC, NVC, and currently his name is under FBI name check process.

In your particular case, you just need to call CSC and create a service request about your petition. If it does not work for you then you may ask your congressman or senator to look into your matter.

Yes, I am currently waiting. I hope I will get NOA2. God Willing.

Edited by immiprocess

USCIS:

11/19/2011: I-130 Sent

11/25/2011: NOA1 email notification received.

11/28/2011: Petition touched

04/27/2012: NOA2 email notification received.

NVC:

05/07/2012: NVC received

05/30/2012: Called NVC to receive Case # & IIN

XX/XX/2012: AOS bill invoiced and paid

XX/XX/2012: AOS package mailed

XX/XX/2012: AOS Receipt Paid

XX/XX/2012: DS-3032 acceptance e-mail received

XX/XX/2012: IV bill invoiced; IV bill

XX/XX/2012: IV fee

XX/XX/2012: IV fee bill appears PAID

XX/XX/2012: DS-230 delivered to NVC

XX/XX/2012: CASE COMPLETE

Embassy:

XX/XX/2012: Embassy received

XX/XX/2012: Interview scheduled

XX/XX/2012: Medical

XX/XX/2012: Interview

XX/XX/2012: Visa received

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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ya, seems some confusion there. OP is in AP, after the interview date at the IV unit. No concept of NOA-2 for this, now.


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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ireland
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*** Moving from USCIS to Regional forum for country specific answers ****


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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You can join us here at this tracker for ISlamabad...we are all pending AP some visas have been issued but most of us are still waiting... http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/343005-new-islamabad-ap-tracker/page__st__795

As far as the passport I've heard two different things.. one is they can return your passport but they will need to check again as to the reason for your travel and why you went to another country and will have a longer AP and the second thing i've heard is they won't return your passport during the AP process. I would call if you can and inquire about the passport. That's the only way you will know for sure

This is very worrisome as my fiance has to travel for his job as a tour guide. He can't do his work if they keep his passport that long. How do we deal with this? Thanks for the info!

Edited by SJ's Fiance

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This is very worrisome as my fiance has to travel for his job as a tour guide. He can't do his work if they keep his passport that long. How do we deal with this? Thanks for the info!

Contact the embassy and just tell them he needs his passport to work. They should send it back but you may still go thru AP and possibly another check to the countries he goes to after he gets the passport back.... You can either call or email the embassy.


10/02/2010 Nikah/Marriage in Karachi
USCIS JOURNEY
11/10/2010 -Sent
03/24/2011 i 130 approved!!!
NVC JOURNEY
03/30/2011 NVC received case-04/07/2011 NVC Case Number Assigned
05/03/2011 CASE COMPLETE- In Que for INTERVIEW!!-05/17/2011 Received interview letter and info via email
EMBASSY JOURNEY
05/20/2011 Medical Appt/passed
06/15/2011 Interview result AP
06/21/2011 Submitted requested docs..under review
07/25/2011 CO called did phone interview result: PENDING MANDATORY AP/CO told us they have to do namechecks

03/07/2013 Case returned to USCIS waiting for NOIR/reaffirmation

04/18/2013 USCIS received case for review

08/19/2013 Received NOIR to respond by 9/18/2013

9/9/2013 Responded to NOIR/USCIS received documents awaiting response

9/20/2013 USCIS reaffirmed sent to embassy

1/04/14 Case opened for review

8/31/15 Interview- no questions visa approved on the spot

9/8/15 visa status issued

9/10/15 visa received

9/19/15 POE Charlotte

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