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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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Hi,

I already filed i-130 packet and i-129f packet too.

Its already been 90 days and my case status for both i-130 and i-129f says initial review. Its very difficult to stay apart from your life partner and very hard to say bye everytime on airport by just saying god is with us we will soon get together.

Please help me out, how much time it takes to move to next stage.

Thanks,

Ravinder Singh Mathur

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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Moved from K1 Process & Procedures to IR-1/CR-1 Process & Procedures.

The two petitions will be tied together by USCIS and adjudicated at the same time. If approved, they will likely be sent to the NVC at the same time. If the NVC receives both at the same time or the I-130 first, the I-129F will be administratively closed.


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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My friend took the same route as your petition and she haven't received her NOA2 yet, mind you her petition is on its 7th month this May. Be patient and just prepare for your other documents that will be asked from you. Good luck


Gemini & Janet:

USCIS:

1/24/11 Married(Happiest Day)

2/28/11 I-130 sent

3/03/11 NOA1

3/21/11 CFO seminar (SMEF-COW)

6/08/11 NOA2 (Thank you God)

NVC:

6/28/11 NVC received our petition(Thank God;)

7/01/11 NVC case # assigned(so happy)

7/05/11 Eligible for further processing( DS-3032 sent via e-mail)

7/07/11 Paid AOS fee

7/09/11 DS-3032 received ^_^

7/11/11 AOS status shows as paid & IV bill invoice e-mailed by NVC

7/12/11 AOS packet sent

7/13/11 IV bill paid(AOS packet received)

7/18/11 IV packet sent

7/19/11 IV packet received ^_^

7/27/11 IV packet on process (God is good all the time)

7/29/11 Case completed at NVC

8/02/11 NVC e-mailed the packet of instructions for interview

USEM:

8/22/11 Medical ( passed)

9/13/11 Interview passed (visa printed), thank God for another blessing ;)

9/16/11 Visa on hand

9/20/11 CFO sticker/ticket purchased ^_^

10/06/11 P.O.E. (Las Vegas via PAL)

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"You get back what you give out"

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Hi,

I already filed i-130 packet and i-129f packet too.

Its already been 90 days and my case status for both i-130 and i-129f says initial review. Its very difficult to stay apart from your life partner and very hard to say bye everytime on airport by just saying god is with us we will soon get together.

Please help me out, how much time it takes to move to next stage.

Thanks,

Ravinder Singh Mathur

6-8 months from the date you filed the petitions.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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I am sorry, but you slowed down your case by filing the I129F. Your I130 was taken out of its place in line, married up with the I129F and put at the back of the line, so look at 5 - 6 months from the date you filed the I129F

Good luck


USCIS
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1


NVC
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC


Medical
May 4, 2009


Interview
May, 26, 2009


POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS

Citizenship

April 29, 2013 - NOA1 for petition received

September 10, 2013 Interview - decision could not be made.

April 15, 2014 APPROVED. Wait for oath ceremony

Waited...

September 29, 2015 - sent letter to senator.

October 16, 2015 - US Citizen

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HOW LONG MY CASE WILL BE IN INITIAL REVIEW STAGE

It doesn't matter. Petitions go from "Initial Review" to Final Decision without intermediate steps, so this won't help you predict when your petition is approved. The next step will either be approval of your petition or a request for evidence.

Also, please don't use CAPS as it sounds like screaming.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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It doesn't matter. Petitions go from "Initial Review" to Final Decision without intermediate steps, so this won't help you predict when your petition is approved. The next step will either be approval of your petition or a request for evidence.

Also, please don't use CAPS as it sounds like screaming.

Thanks,

:)

Usually I don't use caps but every time.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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The current processing time for approval of an I-130 is about 6 to 6.5 months. Until then, it'll be in initial review. Once approved, it currently is taking almost a month to get a case number from NVC. After that, if all your documents are in order, you could sail thru NVC in a few weeks. It could take another month to two months to get an interview date. All in all, I'd say be prepared for around 10 months to a year.


07/14/2011 Wedding

USCIS (187 days)

08/16/2011 I-130 filed

08/19/2011 NOA1
02/22/2012 NOA2

NVC (14 days)
03/08/2012 NVC case #, IIN, emailed DS-3032
03/13/2012 AOS invoiced & paid
03/14/2012 AOS package mailed
03/16/2012 DS-3032 acceptance
03/19/2012 IV bill invoiced and paid
03/20/2012 DS-230 package sent
03/22/2012 Case Complete
04/10/2012 Interview date assigned; packet IV received
MEDICALS/US CONSULATE/POE
05/02/2012 Medicals
05/09/2012 Interview APPROVED
05/11/2012 Visa in hand
05/24/2012 POE TORONTO
06/28/2012 Got SSN and Green Card

ROC

02/27/2014 Package sent

02/28/2014 NOA1

03/28/2014 Biometrics

06/20/2014 Approved

06/22/2014 Got the 10-yr GC
N-400

03/03/2015 Package sent

03/10/2015 Check encashed

03/13/2015 NOA

03/26/2015 Fingerprints

04/27/2015 In line

06/19/2015 Interview letter

07/23/2015 Interview

08/19/2015 Oath ceremony

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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What details is there in the affidavit mentioning from friends and relatives detailing how they know the couple,times when they have seen the couple together and how they feel about the couple's relationship.

Can I get some detail about this affidavit what all information do I need to get it signed from friends or relatives or any sample pic of that affidavit.

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I am Happy to report that I filed and they received Last Nov26 and yesterday I got the notica of approval! About 5 months. The web site has a link to determine the time frame and it reports 5 months also.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: China
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avg waiting time is 6 months for NOA-2 for an I-130.

Since you filed the I-129F, add in anywhere from 2 weeks to 11 weeks more.

Edited by Darnell

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

 

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: India
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avg waiting time is 6 months for NOA-2 for an I-130.

Since you filed the I-129F, add in anywhere from 2 weeks to 11 weeks more.

Thanks for the update.

But we hired the lawyer and he suggested to file the petition of 129f packet to get the visa early.

we filed i130 earlier and after that we filed i-129f.

so now i will have to wait for 2 to 11 weeks more?

thanks,

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yup! Exactly ! You trust this lawyer? He's told you outdated info, outdated by 5 years now.

Please to read?

K-3 administratively closed - http://www.visajourney.com/news/2010/02/07/department-of-state-to-close-k-3-visas-if-i-129f-and-i-130-petitions-approved-and-received-together/


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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