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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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Hi everyone. I just wanted to say thank you to all of you who answered my many many questions as I prepared to make this journey to meet my fiance for the first time. I have been here since September 20 and will stay until October 26. It is even more wonderful than I could have imagined. But the flight was another story. My first flight ever and I have a severe severe phobia of flying. So for almost 9 hours from Miami to Madrid I gripped the armrests because we had some turbulence and I was so sure I was about to die. I reached Madrid and got lost in the airport. I think everyone must have been having a bad day because people were not very friendly or helpful and I was terrified I would miss my connecting flight. But I made it and the flight to Casablanca was smooth and I realized I was a short time away from meeting my sweetheart.

I went through customs and got my bags and headed out front. There were a lot of people waiting and for just a minute I did not see him. Then I saw someone moving through the crowd waving his arm. And there he was standing there with the biggest most beautiful smile on his face. I started walking toward him and it felt like I was in slow motion like moving through a dream. Then I had my arms around him and it felt like I had finally come home.

I love Morocco. I love this wonderful family I am staying with. And I love my fiance so much. Our journey is just beginning and I am so grateful to have this group to come to with questions. But for now I am going to enjoy this special time with the love of my life. Thank you all again!

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Morocco
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Although I had met my husband first while traveling in Morocco - when I went back to visit him 4 months later (knowing the trip would make a summer romance something much more serious) and I was so excited, it felt like our first meeting :)

But reading your update took me back....First to being totally terrified of on a plane crash (I am sooo afraid of flying too :yes:) and then to that moment getting off the plane and there He is (L) Sigh!....Your update gave me such warm flashbacks of that day for me :wub: I know I don't know you, but love is such a wonderful thing, its hard not to feel happy for anyone who is so lucky to have found it. Have a wonderful wonderful time!! :D

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Morocco
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Glad to hear you made it through that chaos. Made me think of my first trip there. Enjoy your time with your fiance and his family because the time sure does fly.


Casandra and Aziz's Timeline
03/26/07 - Received my first call from Aziz
07/21/07 - 1st trip
12/14/07 - 2nd visit to Morocco
05/20/08 - 3rd visit to Morocco
07/10/08 - Married in Morocco
02/15/09 - 4th trip to Morocco

05/12/12 - 1st trip to Morocco together

CR1 Visa Journey
10/06/08 - Sent I-130 Packet
10/09/08 - Received NOA1
04/24/09 - Approval Notice Sent for I-130
07/13/09 - Informed by NVC Casa consulate busy***wait for September interview
07/27/09 - Received appointment letter from NVC WOHOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
09/14/09 - CR1 interview in Casa @ 8:00 am ******APPROVED******
09/15/09 - Visa in Hand
11/07/09 - Travel to US
11/27/09 - Received greencard
ROC
10/21/11 - Sent I-751 package
10/24/11 - USCIS receives the package
10/31/11 - NOA1 received
11/18/11 - Biometrics Interview in JAX
06/27/12 - Approval Notice sent

N-400

09/21/13 - Application filed

09/26/13 - NOA received

10/24/13 - Biometics apt

12/12/13 - Interview date

01/01/14 - Approval notice sent

03/27/14 - Oath ceremony

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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WELCOME HOME :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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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Morocco
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Glad you are having a wonderful time :star:

WELCOME HOME :thumbs:

It really is home! Wish we were there too.


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K1 Visa
Event Date
Service Center : Texas Service Center
Consulate : Morocco
I-129F Sent : 2011-03-07
I-129F NOA2 : 2011-07-08
Interview Date : 2011-11-01
Interview Result : Approved
Visa Received : 2011-11-03
US Entry : 2012-02-28
Marriage : 2012-03-05
AOS sent: 05/16/2012
AOS received USCIS: 5/23/2012
EAD Delivered: 8/3/2012
AOS Interview: 08/20/2012.
Green Card Received: 08/27/2012

ROC Form Sent 07/17/2014

ROC NOA 07/24/2014
ROC Biometrics Appt. 8/21/2014
ROC RFE 10/2014 Evidence sent 1/4/2014

ROC Approval Letter received 1/13/2015

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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Have a wonderful time there I love Morocco and I am sure you will too :)



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Marriage: 7/12/10
Filed I-130: 9/10/12
NOA1: 9/17/12
Transferred to NBC: 9/19/12
Sent to local office for adjudication: 9/21/12
RFE for Beneficiary BC received 12/13/12
Mail BC in response to RFE 12/17/12
NOA2: 12/20/12
NVC case number assigned: 1/29/13
Sent DS-3032 email: 1/31/13
Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill: 2/1/13
Pay I-864 Bill: 2/5/13
NVC Accepted DS-3032: 2/12/13
Received IV Bill: 2/13/13
Send Completed I-864: 2/16/13
NVC Received I-864 Package: 2/19/13
AOS Package accepted: 2/26/13
Pay IV Bill: 2/28/13
IV Packet Sent: 3/2/13
NVC Received IV Packet: 3/4/13
Case Completed at NVC: 3/13/13
Interview date: 4/30/13

APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

POE: pending

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