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I submitted I-129F to USCIS (CSC) in Feb 2012 for my fiancee and now the case is pending.

It is later that I found this forum and learnt many useful things from here. It seems that I may miss some documents necessary :( .

I want to send another addendum to my previous application to avoid RFE delay. Could you please tell me which address it should be sent to? The same one where I submitted the first package or CSC address directly?

Any help will be greatly appreciated! :thumbs::yes:

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Seems that the chances of the extra papers being reunited with the original petition are slim to none.



USCIS [*] 22 Nov. 2011 - I-129 package sent; [*] 25 Nov. 2011 - Package delivered; [*] 25 Nov. 2011 - NOA1/petition received and routed to the California Service Center; [*] 30 Nov. 2011 - Touched/confirmation though text message and email; [*] 03 Dec. 2011 - Hard copy received; [*]24 April 2012 - NOA2 (no RFEs)/text message/email/USCIS account updated; [*] 27 April 2012 - NOA2 hard copy received.

NVC [*] 14 May 2012 - Petition received by NVC ; [*] 16 May 2012 - Petition left NVC.

EMBASSY [*] 18 May 2012 - Petition arrived at the US Embassy in Bucharest; [*] 22 May 2012 - Package 3 received; [*] 24 May 2012 - Package sent to the consulate, interview date set; [*] 14 June 2012 - Interview date, approved.

POE [*] 04 July 2012 - Minneapolis/St.Paul. [*] 16 September 2012 - Wedding Day!

AOS/EAD/AP [*] 04 February 2013 - AOS/EAD/AP package sent; [*] 07 February 2013 - AOS/EAD/AP package delivered; [*] 12 February 2013 - NOA1 text messages/emails; [*] 16 February 2013 - NOA1 received in the regular mail; [*] 28 February 2013 - Biometrics letter received (appointment date, March 8th); [*] 04 March 2013 - Biometrics walk-in completed (9 out of 10 fingerprints taken, pinky would not give in); [*] 04 April 2013 - EAD/AP card approved; [*] 11 April 2013 - Combo card sent/tracking number obtained; [*] 15 April 2013 - Card delivered.

[*] 15 May 2013 - Moved from MN to LA; [*] 17 May 2013 - Applied for a new SS card/filed an AR-11 online (unsuccessfully), therefore called and spoke to a Tier 2 and changed the address; [*] 22 May 2013 - Address updated on My Case Status (finally can see the case numbers online); [*] 28 May 2013 - Letter received in the mail confirming the change of address; [*] 31 July 2013 - Went to Romania; [*] 12 September 2013 - returned to the US using the AP, POE Houston, everything went smoothly; [*] 20 September 2013 - Spoke to a Tier2 and put in a service request; [*] 23 September 2013 - Got "Possible Interview Waiver" letter (originally sent on August, 29th to my old address, returned and re-routed to my current address); [*] 1 October 2013 - Started a new job.

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i think you waited to long, i don't think the documents will match up now in the system.wait an see if you get a RFE. if you do get a RFE just send them what they want.this way your not guessing what they are asking for.

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i wouldnt send without a RFE any documents, cuz they wouldnt know what case the documents are for . it might get all lost.

all you can do know is wait for an RFE and then respond to that.


Visa Journey:

K1:

Service Center: Vermont Service Center

Consulate: Frankfurt, Germany

I-129F Sent: 10-13-2010

I-129F NOA1: 10-18-2010

I-129F NOA2: 04-05-2011

Consulate Received: 04-15-2011

Packet 3 Received: 04-29-2011

Packet 3 Sent: 04-30-2011

Packet 4 Received: 05-07-2011

Interview Date: 06-07-2011

Interview Result: Visa was on hold

Second Interview: Approved

Visa Received: 01-20-2012

ENTRY: 02-12-2012

Married: 03-26-2012

AOS 04-19-2012

Email notification 04-26-2012

NOA1 send : 04-24-2012

Biometric send: 04-27-2012

Biometric appt: 05-18-2012

AOS transfer to CSC: 05-24-2012

EAD/AD approved&send: 06-22-2012

EAD/AD arrived: 06-28-2012

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wow, how ironic . . .I did the exact same thing I sent only the documents that I read on the instructions with the form then I found this website and low and behold I did not send nearly enough. I am waiting for my RFE (which I am sure I am going to get). That way I will respond to it with whatever they are asking for . . now I am reading that an RFE might delay things further . . wish I would have found this site before . . . I knew I have to supply evidence of our relationship but I thought I could do this when I am called down for an interview . . .


Vickie

"Challenges are what make life interesting;

overcoming them is what makes life meaningful"- Joshua J. Marine

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Thanks a lot for your guys time and help!

I understand I may have to wait, but it is the time that is really a problem. Say if I get a RFE and respond back, will they process right away? normally how they handle a RFE? Is there a time table for RFE just like regular application process in different service center?

Thanks !!!

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Thanks a lot for your guys time and help!

I understand I may have to wait, but it is the time that is really a problem. Say if I get a RFE and respond back, will they process right away? normally how they handle a RFE? Is there a time table for RFE just like regular application process in different service center?

Thanks !!!

I'm afraid i's not that you MAY have to wait; you simply don't have another choice.

If you send extra information now, to be added to your petition, they won't be able to do so. IF they believe you need to send that extra information, they will send the RFE and you'll be able to reply. It will set you back a few weeks (no one can tell you with certainty how many as each case is unique).

Nothing you can do now, but wait.

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wow, how ironic . . .I did the exact same thing I sent only the documents that I read on the instructions with the form then I found this website and low and behold I did not send nearly enough. I am waiting for my RFE (which I am sure I am going to get). That way I will respond to it with whatever they are asking for . . now I am reading that an RFE might delay things further . . wish I would have found this site before . . . I knew I have to supply evidence of our relationship but I thought I could do this when I am called down for an interview . . .
This is an instance when an RFE is a boon. You can include what USCIS asks for, and also send evidence of bona fide relationship that USCIS will pass on to the consulate.

Consulates CAN ignore (or refuse to accept) evidence that's brought to the interview, but they are NOT supposed to disregard materials that they know USCIS has seen. This is why front-loading of petition packages is so valuable or even crucial when the interview will be at a tough or ####### consulate. Responding to an RFE and including extra evidence of bona fide relationship accomplishes the same thing as original front-loading of the petition would have, si man.


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Better to wait for the RFE because you cannot be sure that they will be able to match your second package with your initial petition.


El destino me ha unido a vos.


I-129F K1 Visa Process
[01.18.2012] Sent I-129F Petition
[01.20.2012] NOA1
[06.13.2012] NOA2 - no RFE's
[07.09.2012] Petition received at NVC; case number assigned
[07.11.2012] Petition sent to Honduras consulate
[07.13.2012] Consulate received petition package
[08.07.2012] Received interview date & Packet 4 in email
[10.10.2012] Interview smile.png - APPROVED!
[10.18.2012] POE Houston
[10.29.2012] Marriage <3

I-485 AOS Process
[12.14.2012] Sent I-485 Package with I-765
[12.19.2012] NOA1
[12.24.2012] Biometrics letter received
[01.02.2013] RFE notice
[01.05.2013] RFE hardcopy received
[01.07.2013] Biometrics appointment
[03.04.2013] RFE sent back to USCIS
[03.19.2013] EAD approved
[03.27.2013] EAD arrived in the mail

[09.21.2013] I-485 approved

[09.26.2013] Green card sent in mail

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Can't believe it! I just checked USCIS and it seems that my case is approved!!! :dance:

Awesome!

Just out of curiosity, what were the documents that you thought you'd neglected to include?


12/15/2009 - K1 Visa Interview - APPROVED!

12/29/2009 - Married in Oakland, CA!

08/18/2010 - AOS Interview - APPROVED!

05/01/2013 - Removal of Conditions - APPROVED!

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