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Successful interview on 27 Feb!!!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Hong Kong
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Dear all,

Just wanna share with you my good news! i went to the k-1 visa interview yesterday and i got my visa! :dance:

Let me tell you the procedure of my visa interview in the US Consulate Hong Kong.

I scheduled my interview at 1:30 pm yesterday. I arrived there at 1pm BUT I was told to wait in the wrong queue (the security guard outside the consulate was 'really helpful'. :angry: ). So initially i should be the first 5 who lined up for the immigration interview but then after wasting like 30 minutes to wait in the wrong queue... i became the 15th one (oh well i wasn't the only one. there're like 5 people who were told to line up in a wrong queue)...

ok so finally i got into the consulate. ONCE i went into the waiting room, i was told IMMEDIATELY to submit some documents (they're so efficient suddenly). I was asked to submit my medical report, I-134 original, tax return for the previous year( but still i gave them the employer letter and bank statement), receipt of visa payment, passport original & copy, I.D. original & copy, Birth Cert original & copy.and 2 passport photos (the staff asked me to retake the photos cuz 1 of my ears can't be seen! Luckily i could retake the photos at the machine nearby the consulate... but it's soooo difficult cuz one of my ears is actually very close to the side of my face. Help! :huh: )

Ok then i gave the lady my photos (luckily she accepted them this time). then i sat there and wait for like 15 mins. I was then called and the staff asked me some questions. She asked the name of my fiance, how we met each other, my job & his job, when we engaged, how many times we met, whether we had met each other's parents, our wedding plan, when i want to enter the US. That's what i remember :P. And that staff was quite nice cuz she saw that i had a lot of proof, so she said that i could just give her the evidence and then she would like to have a look and gave them back to me later. So i gave her my whole folder & some photos and waited... My talk with her was much shorter than the others!!!

Another 15 mins i guess. then i was called to sign forms DS156, DS156k, DS230 Part 1 and i waited again. Then after that they took my fingerprint. and i had to wait again.

After like 30 mins, i was asked to swear in front of the Consul... This part is the easiet :P. So this young consul gave me back my documents and asked 'which passport do you prefer your visa on?' then i knew i got the visa! :thumbs::lol:

All in all, i don't think the interview took as long as i thought. it's just around 4pm when i left the Consulate and most of time is just wait, wait and wait.

I hope my experience is useful to you all who're going to have interviews in the future. GOOD LUCK TO YOU ALL!!! :thumbs:

Sleepybears

P.S. Just one question, when do I need to fill in DS230 Part 2?

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: South Korea
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:dance::dance: Awesome news Congratulations

1/12/06 Mail I-129f express mail

1/13/06 TSC rec'd

1/23/06 NOA1 from CSC

1/27/06 - Check cleared

7/10/06 - NOA2

7/14/06- rec'd @ NVC

8/14/06- NVC sent petition to Consulate

8/17/06 - Korean Consulate rec'd Petition

8/23/06 - rec'd packet 3 from Consulate

8/25/06 - sent packet 3 back to Consulate

8/27/06 - got confirmation email from Consulate, they rec'd packet three

8/27/06 - requested interview date via Consulate internet site.

9/1/06 - Checked internet site for interveiw date, it was there

9/25/06 - Interview date - APPROVED

9/28/06 - Visa in Zaeems Hand - YEAHHHHH

1/6/07 - leaving for USA

1/20/07 - Wedding Date

1/20/07 - MARRIED!!!!!

2/10/07 - rec'd certified copy of marriage license

AOS

3/13/07 - AOS package rec'd at Chicago Lockbox

3/20/07 - Rec'd Social Security Card

3/21/07 - Checks Cashed and Case Status online

3/24/07 - NOA1 Rec'd for AOS and EAD

3/27/07 - rec'd Biometrics appt letter - scheduled for 4/20/07 @ 11:00am

4/02/07 - "touched"

4/20/07 - had biometrics appt.

4/21/07 - rec'd letter stating case was transferred to CSC

5/22/07 - rec'd Case Pending at CSC email

6/25/07 - EAD card production ordered

7/7/07 - EAD "touched"

7/7/07 - AOS "touched"

8-6-07 - Rec'd EAD Card in the Mail

5-20-08 - AOS INTERVIEW - APPROVED - PASSPORT STAMPED

7-2-10 - Received 10 year green card in mail

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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Congratulations! :dance::dance::dance:


Tho' lovers be lost, love shall not... and death shall have NO dominion!

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The will of God will never take you,

to where the grace of God will not protect you.

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:dance:

05/16/2005 I-129F Sent

05/28/2005 I-129F NOA1

06/21/2005 I-129F NOA2

07/18/2005 Consulate Received package from NVC

11/09/2005 Medical

11/16/2005 Interview APPROVED

12/05/2005 Visa received

12/07/2005 POE Minneapolis

12/17/2005 Wedding

12/20/2005 Applied for SSN

01/14/2005 SSN received in the mail

02/03/2006 AOS sent (Did not apply for EAD or AP)

02/09/2006 NOA

02/16/2006 Case status Online

05/01/2006 Biometrics Appt.

07/12/2006 AOS Interview APPROVED

07/24/2006 GC arrived

05/02/2007 Driver's License - Passed Road Test!

05/27/2008 Lifting of Conditions sent (TSC > VSC)

06/03/2008 Check Cleared

07/08/2008 INFOPASS (I-551 stamp)

07/08/2008 Driver's License renewed

04/20/2009 Lifting of Conditions approved

04/28/2009 Card received in the mail

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That was great to know. Congratulation.

:) JR

P.S. Just one question, when do I need to fill in DS230 Part 2?

This is the form that you signed in front of the Consul.


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June 08, 2009 - Mailed packet to TX lockbox

June 12, 2009 - USCIS TX received Packet

June 15, 2009 - Notice Date

June 19, 2009 - Recieved NOA

July 15, 2009 - Scheduled for biometrics

Sept 21, 2009 - Scheduled for Interview ....Passed the interview test

Oct. 16, 2009 - Oath taking

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Congratulations! Have a safe trip 'home'!


09/20/05 NOA1 received
11/22/05 NOA2 received (65 days)
12/05/05 NVC received application! (say 2-4 week wait)
12/13/05 Found out forms were sent to London on 12/08/05!
12/20/05 Packet 3 received!
01/11/06 Medical - Knightsbridge London
01/18/06 Sent back packet 3!
02/15/06 Received packet 4!

02/13/06 INTERVIEW DATE 03/22/06 AT 10.30AM!! - APPROVED

Married July 29th 2006!!

08/17/2006 Filed for AOS and EAD
08/26/2006 NOA1 received for both (dated 08/24/06)
09/06/2006 RFE email.....not sure what for yet!
9/07/2006 Biometrics completed
10/13/2006 Transferred to CSC!!
11/02/2006 Approval email received!!
11/08/2006 Welcome to USA letter arrives!

11/13/2006 GREEN CARD RECEIVED - NO MISTAKES!!!!

06/06/08 Family moved back to UK!!

Husband gained UK citizenship September 2015

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Family relocating back to California

06/27/2016 I-130 Spousal Visa application sent to London Embassy

07/05/2016 NOA 1

08/31/2016 NOA 2 - case transferred to the Immigrant Visa Unit at the embassy

09/13/2016 3rd Letter received with LND number

10/14/2016 Medical

10/31/2016 Embassy interview

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Congratulations :dance::thumbs::D


> Texas have received out application and cashed the cheque!

We got our NOA1 as at 26 Oct 2005!

Sent to CSC 26 Oct 2005

NOA2 26 Jan 2006

Sent to Embassy 9 Feb 2006

Embassy sent pk3 21 feb 2006

Recd and return pk3 27 feb

Medical 8 March

recd pk4 11 April

Interview 10 May

Visa Approved 10 May

Visa Received 13 May

Fly to Memphis 21 june

Married 1 September

AOS NOA1 23 Jan 2007

Case transferred to Missourri

Case transferred back to CSC feb 01

Card in the mail March 05

Case approved March 005

Welcome to America Letters received March 08

Filed for lifting of conditions - received in Vermont Jan 20 2009

I-797C NOA received Jan 26 2009

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Pakistan
Timeline

Congratulations,

Mary


Everything I respond to is from personal knowledge, research or experience and I am in no means a lawyer or do I claim to be one. Everyone should read, research and be responsible for your own journey.

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congratulations!! :dance::dance::dance:


Removing of Conditions Timeline

05/29/2007 - Sent package to NSC

05/31/2007 - Package received by NSC

06/01/2007 - Date on NOA (1 day after they received our package!)

06/11/2007 - NOA and Biometrics notice received via snail-mail

06/21/2007 - Biometrics taken

04/03/2008 - Transferred to CSC

05/14/2008 - Approved (notified via email)

05/21/2008 - Card received

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Colombia
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Congratulations and good luck. :dance:

Peter Miami


Johanna & Peter

Colombia / U.S.A.

I-129F / K-1 Fiancee Visa

08-20-02 - Met Johanna in Armenia, Colombia

10-05-05 - K-1 Sent to TSC

10-14-05 - Received NOA1 by E-Mail (Day 9)

12-22-05 - Reveived NOA2 By E-Mail & Mail (Day 78)

03-03-06 - Interview Date! (Day 149) Approved

03-10-06 - Johanna Arrived

05-27-06 - Married

I-485 / AOS (Did not applied for EAD or AP)

06-05-06 - Sent I-485 application to Chicago via USPS (Day 1)

06-06-06 - AOS Package Delivered at 12:29PM

06-12-06 - Received NOA1 by Mail

06-14-06 - Check Cashed

06-22-06 - Received Appointment Notice for Biometrics

06-26-06 - "Request for Additional Evidence" Online, waiting for letter

06-29-06 - Biometrics Done!

06-30-06 - Received RFE Letter by mail. (Missing Birth Certificate)

07-10-06 - Sent RFE by Express Mail USPS

07-11-06 - RFE Delivered @ 10:54AM Sign by D. Atwell

08-28-06 - AOS Transferred to CSC E-mail & USCIS Website (Day 85)

08-30-06 - Touched #1

08-31-06 - Touched #2

08-31-06 - E-Mail from CRIS & USCIS-CSSO - CSC received AOS Application

09-01-06 - Touched #3

09-01-06 - NOA by Mail Regarding Transfer to CSC

09-05-06 - Touched #4

09-07-06 - Touched #5

09-13-06 - Touched #6

09-15-06 - AOS Approved by Online Status & E-mail

09-21-06 - Received GC and Welcome Letter (Day 109)

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