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Hello fellow VJers! I just wanted to say Thank You for the vast wealth of knowledge available on this site. I had originally wanted to hire an attorney for this process - mostly because my job is very demanding and my time is limited. Yes, they actually expect me to earn my pay. :wow: However, my SO, who is very independent, wanted us to do it ourselves. I acquiesced agreed to her demands request and we began gathering various and sundry items required for this next chapter in our lives. I must say that without VJ, this process would be like solving a Rubik's cube while blindfolded.

I want to give a special shout out to Darnell. I have been to Wuhan and will be there again in August.

NOA1 has been received....now the waiting begins. :clock: Thank you ALL! :thumbs:


2011-01-05: Met online

2011-07-26 to 2011-08-12: First visit to China (entered the country in Shanghai and traveled on to Wuhan, where the most beautiful woman in the world met me at the airport. We traveled to Jiujiang, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, and Shanghai.)

2012-02-02 to 2012-02-12: Second visit to China (I spent the first night in Hong Kong and flew to Sanya the next day where I met up with my lady who was flying in from Wuhan. We spent a wonderful week in Sanya.)

2012-02-05: Had "the talk" about our future and she told me she was ready to move to the US (our official engagement date?)

2012-March: We went back and forth on what service/attorney we would use for the K-1 process

2012-April: Decided we would do it ourselves (gulp!). Found VJ and followed the advice.

2012-04-29: I-129F package sealed and submitted to FedEx at office supply store

2012-04-30: I-129F package picked up by FedEx

2012-05-01: FedEx reports package delivered to Lewisville, TX address

2012-05-04 01:47am: Received NOA1 email from USCIS, paperwork routed to California Service Center. Never received text message.

2012-05-07: Received hard copy NOA1!!!

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Wish you the best on your journey and yes VJ provides an invaluable service with others ready and willing to give assistance.


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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Unca Darnell say hullo, la.


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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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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Best of luck.


Met on line: 7-4-2007

Sent petition to Vermont Service Center on 8-11-2010

NOA1 VSC 8-27-10

NOA2 VSC 2-7-11

Interview 5-12-11

Approved 5-12-11

POE: LA/6-15-2011

Married 8-26-2011

AOS: Submitted 10-7-2011

AOS Interview: 2-23-2012 Approved

Green Card Recvd: 2-28-2012

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Welcome to VJ and good luck :thumbs:


Met online : 2009
Married : 07/28/2010


USCIS
Send I-130 : 06/08/2011
Touched : 06/13/2011
got a NOA1 by e-mail and SMS : 06/15/2011
got "I-797C" hard copy of NOA1 : 06/20/2011
got RFE "I-797E" : 10/15/2011
RFE Reply : 12/15/2011
Touched : 12/16/2011
I-130 Approved : 12/20/2011
got "I-797" hard copy of NOA2 : 12/24/2011
Your I-130 was approved in 183 days from your NOA1 date.


NVC
NVC Case Number : 01/13/2012
Pay "$88" AOS Bill and e-mailed DS-3032 : 02/08/2012
Email from NVC, DS-3032 Accepted : 02/09/2012
AOS Fee Shows PAID : 02/09/2012
IV fee invoiced "$404" : 02/10/2012
IV fee invoiced "$230" : 04/18/2012
Pay "$230" IV Bill : 04/30/2012
IV Fee Shows PAID : 05/02/2012
Send AOS and IV packet : 06/09/2012
AOS and IV packet Received : 06/22/2012
Case completed at NVC : 06/29/2012

Interview Date : 08/28/2012 "Denied"

Case Reaffirmed : 07/16/2013

Second interview - Approved : 10/24/2013

Visa Issued : 10/29/2013

Visa in hand : 10/31/2013

For more details please visit my timeline

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