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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada

Hello from a "new" VJ member!

My wife and I have been scouring the wealth of information on this site for weeks; what a huge help!


04/27/12: Sent I-130 Package to Chicago

05/01/12: NOA1

05/03/12: I-130 Sent to Vermont by Chicago

05/04/12: Check Cashed

05/07/12: Touched

10/12/12: I-130 approved at USCIS


10/18/12: NVC Received (found out by phone)

10/19/12: NOA2 received in mail and NVC case ID acquired by phone

10/23/12: Beneficiary Identification Number and Invoice Identification Number received via phone, sent OPTIN email.

10/25/12: DS-261 electronically filed

10/25/12: AOS bill paid

10/25/12: AOS cover page received

10/26/12: OPTIN accepted

10/28/12: AOS: PAID

10/29/12: I-864EZ sent

11/01/12: I-864EZ received

11/02/12: Vehicle conformity letter request faxed

11/02/12: Conformity letter received via fax.

11/05/12: NVC operator: DS-261 being reviewed

11/06/12: Email notice: IV fee available to pay

11/07/12: Paid IV fee

11/11/12: Submitted DS-260 & supporting docs

11/14/12: AOS: reviewed, no checklist, IV: paid (info via phone to NVC)

11/28/12: DS-260 supporting docs email: received

12/04/12: DS-260 supporting docs reported not received. Determined wrong birth certificate sent.

12/07/12: Long form birth certificate obtained. Called NVC. She knew that the birth cert was wrong.

12/10/12: Emailed long from birth certificate w/ bar code sheet.

12/13/12: NVCInquery forwarded 12/05/12 email to NVCEectronic.

12/19/12: Written Inquery Unit: 12/05/12 emai needs 20 days for review.

12/26/12: NVC received long form birth certificate.

12/28/12: Case Closed

Interview: 02/19/13

Updated on 01/15/13

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines

Welcome to VJ ChiefSR - yes this this website does provide an invaluable service with lots of helpful folks here answering any question you may have.

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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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco

Welcome to VJ :thumbs:

Met online : 2009
Married : 07/28/2010

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 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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