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Anyone call the VSC lately for updates on their case? Did they provide you with the current processing date for the I-129F.... something like "We are currently procssing applications from January 15? If so, what day did you call and what date did they provide? They seem to be working slow lately.

Anyone who's just going to say something like 'chill out' or 'they will get to yours' blah blah blah, I don't want to hear it. Those kind of answers are worthless.

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Anyone call the VSC lately for updates on their case? Did they provide you with the current processing date for the I-129F.... something like "We are currently procssing applications from January 15? If so, what day did you call and what date did they provide? They seem to be working slow lately.

Anyone who's just going to say something like 'chill out' or 'they will get to yours' blah blah blah, I don't want to hear it. Those kind of answers are worthless.

Actually got 1/09 out of them...Which is pretty disappointing. They continue to operate in slow motion...Next thing you know they'll be going backwards...I don't understand how it could possibly have taken 2 months to process our petitions. and we're not even 50% of the way there yet. it's insane.


1/13/12 - I-129F Petition Submitted to Dallas Lockbox

1/18/12 - Received at Vermont Service Center

1/20/12 - NOA1

1/24/12 - Touched

2/09/12 - Touched

8/02/12 - NOA2 (197 Days After Received at VSC)

8/14/12 - Received at NVC (Assigned Case Number)

8/16/12 - Departed from NVC

8/20/12 - Arrived in US Embassy Kiev

8/28/12 - Information Received from Embassy via mail

9/12/12 - Interview (Approved)

9/19/12 - Visa Received via Elin Ltd. (FedEx)

10/05/12 - POE

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I don't know the times at VSC but did you call and ask for a service request since you are waiting longer than the current processing time?


HUSBAND'S CASE

9/17/2011 - sent I-13

09/19/2011 - noa1 received

3/16/2012 - case sent to my local USCIS office for additional processing

4/21/2012 - AP. If we haven't heard from them in SIX MONTHS (omg) we can feel free to call them!!! Thanks!

9/20/2012 - Interview scheduled - October 3!!!!

10/3/2012 - Interview went well but she must look at his A-file more before decision.

10/12/2012 - I-130 APPROVED! APPROVED! APPROVED!

KIDS' CASES

04/20/2012: NOA107/20/2012: instead of an approval, we got thrown into AP. sigh

11/01/2012: Boys' I-130 interview set for November 28, 2012.

11/28/2012: I-130s APPROVED! APPROVED! APPROVED!

NVC

12/14/2012: NVC Received

12/31/2012: Case number/IIN

12/31/2012: DS-3032 sent

01/08/2013: DS-3032 accepted

01/02/2013: AOS bill0

1/03/2013: AOS bill shows PAID

01/04/2013: AOS package sent

01/09/2013: IV bill

01/10/2013: IV bill shows PAID

01/11/2013: IV package sent

01/23/2013: Case complete

02/01/2013: Interview scheduled

US Embassy Lagos

02/22/2013: Embassy received

03/01/2013: Medical

03/20/2013: Interview - was told the boys would have been approved on the spot if they had pics! Errrr :-(

04/15/2013: DNA test

05/15/2013: Emailed embassy BEGGING them to let boys drop off passports for visa insertion. IT WORKED!!!

05/31/2013: Visa in hand

06/02/2013: POE JFK!!!!!!

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My 5 months was up monday. I'm temped to give them a call if I don't hear anything by friday afternoon. I have a feeling it won't get me anywhere though. I tell myself to have patience, but it's really tough.


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Dec 25th 11 asked her fathers permission to marry her in Cebuano. Engaged.

Jan 1, 12. Came home.

Jan 18th 12, I-129f recieved at vsc

Jan 25th 12, first noa

Feb 9 12, touched

July 2, 12 approved

July 7, 12 recieved noa2

July 16th, called nvc recieved case #

Aug 1st, CFO completed

Aug 16th, Interview date and Approved

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There have been many situations, including mine, where people who are past the processing date have called and gotten nowhere. But, surprisingly get approved that night or the next day.

Coincidence or not? Who knows? But it was nice when it happened!


HUSBAND'S CASE

9/17/2011 - sent I-13

09/19/2011 - noa1 received

3/16/2012 - case sent to my local USCIS office for additional processing

4/21/2012 - AP. If we haven't heard from them in SIX MONTHS (omg) we can feel free to call them!!! Thanks!

9/20/2012 - Interview scheduled - October 3!!!!

10/3/2012 - Interview went well but she must look at his A-file more before decision.

10/12/2012 - I-130 APPROVED! APPROVED! APPROVED!

KIDS' CASES

04/20/2012: NOA107/20/2012: instead of an approval, we got thrown into AP. sigh

11/01/2012: Boys' I-130 interview set for November 28, 2012.

11/28/2012: I-130s APPROVED! APPROVED! APPROVED!

NVC

12/14/2012: NVC Received

12/31/2012: Case number/IIN

12/31/2012: DS-3032 sent

01/08/2013: DS-3032 accepted

01/02/2013: AOS bill0

1/03/2013: AOS bill shows PAID

01/04/2013: AOS package sent

01/09/2013: IV bill

01/10/2013: IV bill shows PAID

01/11/2013: IV package sent

01/23/2013: Case complete

02/01/2013: Interview scheduled

US Embassy Lagos

02/22/2013: Embassy received

03/01/2013: Medical

03/20/2013: Interview - was told the boys would have been approved on the spot if they had pics! Errrr :-(

04/15/2013: DNA test

05/15/2013: Emailed embassy BEGGING them to let boys drop off passports for visa insertion. IT WORKED!!!

05/31/2013: Visa in hand

06/02/2013: POE JFK!!!!!!

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I don't know the times at VSC but did you call and ask for a service request since you are waiting longer than the current processing time?

I called about a week before the 5 months was up for the service request. The service request was specific to say that it was beyond processing time. I got a response about 11 days later saying a decision should be made in 60 days. Weird to say things are taking too long, just wait longer. I called back the NCSC because when I put in the service request the rep told me everything should be answered like whether its been assigned or if they need anything from me, ect. Nothing like that was provided in the response to the service request. With calling back I was told they need nothing from me, it wasnt assigned yet, and their processing date was Dec 15.

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my 5 months mark was up yesterday but I'll give them some time... if we hear nothing by Monday , we will give them a call... I can't actually believe it came down to this... Looking at other people's approvals I was sure we would be long time approved now... like at least 2 weeks! When we filed back in January, I couldn't wait for the time when we reach 5 months, now I am getting more frustrated each day!


Our (K1) Journey

01-17-2012: I 129F sent

01-24-2012: NOA1 date! => Vermont Service Centre

08-02-2012: NOA2 (195 days!!!)

09-24-2012: interview - Approved!

09-26-2012: visaarrow-10x10.png issued

09-28-2012: visa received by a registeredarrow-10x10.png post

11-01-2012: POE Dublin

11-17-2012: wedding

AOS Journey

11-23-2012: AOS package sent

11-27-2912: package received and signed for at the Chicago office

11-29-2012: case numbers assigned

12-03-2012: Biometrics letter sent to the old addressarrow-10x10.png (never received)

12-10-2012: NOA1 hardcopy for I 765 and I 131

12-15-2012: NOA1 hardcopy for I 485

12-28-2012: biometrics (missed)

01-17-2013: newarrow-10x10.png biometric date

01-25-2013: EAD approval

01-30-2013: EAD production

01-31-2013: EAD mailed

02-02-2013: EAD received

My ROC Journey:

03-20-2015: I751 package sent

03-23-2015: NOA1

03-25-2015: check cashedarrow-10x10.png

07-31-2015: Biometrics ( Biometrics letter sent to the old address never received, missed it on 07/06 and had to have it rescheduled after many phone calls and service requests)

09-07-2015: Card in Production email.

09-09-2015: Card mailed

09-11-2015: Card delivered

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my 5 months mark was up yesterday but I'll give them some time... if we hear nothing by Monday , we will give them a call... I can't actually believe it came down to this... Looking at other people's approvals I was sure we would be long time approved now... like at least 2 weeks! When we filed back in January, I couldn't wait for the time when we reach 5 months, now I am getting more frustrated each day!

Same case with us. Sent in the docs mid January, and still waiting. I don't understand how they can take so long to process these things... and some people really have to put their lives "on hold" until this whole drama is over. We are expecting to hear something from Vermont this week... let's see if it works. Wishing you all lots of patience and success!

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Wishing you all lots of patience and success!

and the same to you! :)


Our (K1) Journey

01-17-2012: I 129F sent

01-24-2012: NOA1 date! => Vermont Service Centre

08-02-2012: NOA2 (195 days!!!)

09-24-2012: interview - Approved!

09-26-2012: visaarrow-10x10.png issued

09-28-2012: visa received by a registeredarrow-10x10.png post

11-01-2012: POE Dublin

11-17-2012: wedding

AOS Journey

11-23-2012: AOS package sent

11-27-2912: package received and signed for at the Chicago office

11-29-2012: case numbers assigned

12-03-2012: Biometrics letter sent to the old addressarrow-10x10.png (never received)

12-10-2012: NOA1 hardcopy for I 765 and I 131

12-15-2012: NOA1 hardcopy for I 485

12-28-2012: biometrics (missed)

01-17-2013: newarrow-10x10.png biometric date

01-25-2013: EAD approval

01-30-2013: EAD production

01-31-2013: EAD mailed

02-02-2013: EAD received

My ROC Journey:

03-20-2015: I751 package sent

03-23-2015: NOA1

03-25-2015: check cashedarrow-10x10.png

07-31-2015: Biometrics ( Biometrics letter sent to the old address never received, missed it on 07/06 and had to have it rescheduled after many phone calls and service requests)

09-07-2015: Card in Production email.

09-09-2015: Card mailed

09-11-2015: Card delivered

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Anyone call the VSC lately for updates on their case? Did they provide you with the current processing date for the I-129F.... something like "We are currently procssing applications from January 15? If so, what day did you call and what date did they provide? They seem to be working slow lately.

Anyone who's just going to say something like 'chill out' or 'they will get to yours' blah blah blah, I don't want to hear it. Those kind of answers are worthless.

That cant be, the febuary filers like myself are beginging to get there NOA2'S as of last week!


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Our Timeline

03/02/2011 - Engaged

USCIS / VSC

12/20/2011: Sent I-129F to Dallas Lockbox

02/16/2012: NOA1 Received, Forwarded to Vermont Service Center

XX/XX/2012: NOA2

NVC

XX/XX/2012: NVC received

XX/XX/2012: Case number

US Embassy Rio De Janeiro

XX/XX/2012: Embassy received

XX/XX/2012: Medical

XX/XX/2012: Interview

XX/XX/2012: Visa in hand

XX/XX/2012: POE Newark, New Jersey

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Ours was 2 days short of exactly 5 months and if you call you will get the canned and standard answer about how many applications there are. We are now have the same fun with the NVC and when I call (process time supposedly 15 days I checked on day 18) I was told a familiar answer "we really have a unusual large amount of applications right now and we are processing them as fast as we can" so you will hurry through one government agency only to try to get through another slow one.

Good luck and it doesn't hurt to call and then call again since each time you will get a different person and a different approach to the problem.

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Anyone call the VSC lately for updates on their case? Did they provide you with the current processing date for the I-129F.... something like "We are currently procssing applications from January 15? If so, what day did you call and what date did they provide? They seem to be working slow lately.

Anyone who's just going to say something like 'chill out' or 'they will get to yours' blah blah blah, I don't want to hear it. Those kind of answers are worthless.

Yea i know, i was real positive at the beginning now i doubt..they say we are processing jan 15? Well that is past the 5 month mark a week ago, so they really need to give an answer or change the date on the uscis website to 5.5 months!

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Yea i know, i was real positive at the beginning now i doubt..they say we are processing jan 15? Well that is past the 5 month mark a week ago, so they really need to give an answer or change the date on the uscis website to 5.5 months!

FYI - Dec 7th filer, got RFE before 5 months, notice of receipt April 25th, Service Request reply said sixty days(seems like standard language)still waiting, no indication file touched since April 25th.

Send 21 day follow up email to VSC, no reply on that yet.

sounds like we are all in the same boat :whistle:

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I don't have any faith in what they say on the phone. I can see from looking at the timeline page on here that there are still quite a number of January petitions outstanding. A couple February have been approved. We know they don't go strictly in order, even leaving out the "expedited" cases.

When you look at the timeline page, you're seeing a summary of what a bunch of people on this site have actually had happen, not hearing what one person at VSC thinks is going on today.

Right now, if I had a date in the first week of January I might try calling, FWIW. But later than that, there are still lots of cases outstanding. IMO, the timeline page gives you a much better idea of where you are in line than calling VSC does.

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I was at CSC not VSC, but maybe what happened with me will make you feel better? I applied in September, and didn't hear anything until over 6 months later. The estimated time was only 5 months, so 5 months and 1 day later I called. They told me they would give me an answer within 30 days. Over 30 days later I recieved an answer. Also, I've heard that many applications come in during the new year and that may also push your time back.

Waiting sucks.

Good luck and may the power of love be with you.

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