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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: New Zealand
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Well, the day is finally here!! After 229 days, 2 fees, 1 trip thru the NVC, 2 interviews, 200 printed pages of chat sessions, 2 cases of food poisoning, 1 mugging, 1 motorcycle accident, 1 car accident, 2 birthdays, 4 flights, {not to mention the countless holidays} and a solo valentines day - my baby is in the air and on his way to the mile high city!! Naseer will be here by 5pm today!!

My husbands Admin Review started Nov 8, 2005 and I called the DOS 12-13 times since then to find out our status. My last call was Feb 10th and I was told the same story, “case is still pending.” After being on VJ for the last 7 months, I realized it would still take another 3 weeks at the Islamabad Embassy after the DOS completed its clearances. So once again – I hung up the phone and added 4 weeks to our journey.

You can imagine my disbelief when my husband called me at 5am on Feb 16th to tell me he had just received a letter from the Embassy! They were ready to continue his visa processing and he had to return to re-interview. I thought, there is no way – it was still in the States as of 4 days ago, it must be a mistake. The minute the DOS opened that morning I called to ask the status - and wow!! The case had been returned to the embassy in the middle of January – huh :blink: I called 4 times after that date and was told pending! I guess the DOS still tells you “pending” up until the day the letter is actually sent.???

Anyway, we did not have to endure the waiting game at the Embassy and were wonderfully surprised that we had the letter in hand! Within the next 7 days we had a visa in the passport and a plane ticket to the states. WEEEEEEEEHAAAAA!

As luck would have it, I scheduled a conference the week of March 5th in Florida. I have not seen my husband since his interview, it would be so silly to say Hi baby, welcome home, now I’m leaving for a week . I managed (at a lovely last minute fare) to get him a plane ticket to come with me. This will be our official 2nd honeymoon – he is going to be submerged in American Culture full force his first 10 days here.. – yaaa… MargaritaVille, Comedy Clubs, and a Bob Marley -Tribute to Freedom at Universal Studios!! hehehehehehe

After all of this, who would have ever thought my husband would be able to look at his friends and family and say – “Hey, I got my Visa – I’M GOING TO DISNEYLAND

{ya ya, I know its World in Florida, but you get the idea :D )

Thanks to everyone who has ever helped us on this leg of our journey and to all of you who kept it interesting!

Laney


11-08-05 Interview

11-08-05 A/R with full set of fingerprints

12-23-05 45 day minimum - only fingerprints are back

12-30-05 Still waiting for results at DOS

01-23-06 I-130 Approved (via email on Friday the 13th) (Got to NVC 2/6/06)

01-27-06 Still Waiting - 80th day of A/R

02-08-06 You have got to be kidding me.......

02-16-06 Receive letter from Embassy to return with emails and passports! (DOS complete 1/12/06)

02-19-06 Flight from Karachi to Islamabad

02-21-06 Drops off recent chats and old passport at Embassy

02-21-06 Embassy Issues Visa!!! YaaaaFreeeakinHooo!

02-22-06 Flight from ISL to Karachi (dont get me started on why they could not just hand him his passport yesterday)

02-23-06 - Argue with AMEX for an hour to make them look for the embassy shipment

02-28-06 - He's here..... now off to AOS!

05-12-06 - EAD Card Received

07-23-06 - After 10 weeks, SSN in hand!

07-25-06 - AOS Interview

07-25-06 - AOS 'semi-approved' waiting FBI name check GRR!!

09-23-06 - Welcome Notice in the Mail!!!

08-04-08 NOA 1 Removing Conditions

08-28-08 Bio Appt

01-02-09 Nothing, not even a touch! I was really hoping one step would go smooth.

01-27-09 CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED!!! Yaahoo, finally!!! Next Step Naturalization.

11-09-09 N-400 Delivered - Phoenix

03-16-10 Oath Ceremony - Denver CO - DONE! DONE! DONE!

Don't ask me anything, I'm making this up as I go along

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Pakistan
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Laney I am so happy you and Nas will finally be reunited. Please have a great reunion and second honeymoon. this upcoming week. I know you are on pins and needles girl so enjoy the day.. :thumbs:

Hugs,

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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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: Iran
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CONGRATS!! :thumbs:

It's nice to see it work out after sooooo much time


Our timeline...

I-130/CR-1

10/7-12/29/05: NOA 1+2

8/10/06: case received in Frankfurt--get letter asking for more info

think we'll adjust in the states...

K3

2/7/06: NOA 2

4/24/06: Interview in Copenhagen

5/17/06: Sent additional info. requested

8/9/06: e-mail from embassy that they are ready to issue visa

8/23/06: visa in hand

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congrats

:dance::dance: Congrats!!!


I-751 Submitted August 2008

RFE Nov. 5, 2008 for incorrect fee

Nov. 6, 2008 Package returned to VSC with correct fee

NO COMMUNICATION FROM USCIS WHATSOEVER!

August 29, 2009 Letter of Intent to start removal proceedings

August 31, 2009 Letter and Phone with Congressman's office

Sept. 3, 2009 Infopass

Sept. 4, 2009 New I-751 submitted with another fee

Sept. 25, 2009 I-797C NOA received with 1 year extention dated Sept. 14, 2009

Oct. 2, 2009 NOA2 Biometrics Letter Appointment received

Oct. 9, 2009 Biometrics

Oct. 12, 2009 Updated on USICS website

Jan. 12, 2010 RFE

Feb. 2, 2010 RFE Returned

Feb. 4, 2010[/b ]RFE Received by USCIS

Feb. 19, 2010 EMAIL, TEXT & WEB UPDATE! CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED! Hallelujah!

Feb. 22, 2010 Second Email and text stating card production ordered.

Feb. 24, 2010 Email and Text stating Approval notice mailed.

Feb. 25, 2010 Approval letter I-797C dated 2/19/2010 received.

Feb. 27, 2010 Green Card arrived!! Envelope postmarked 2/23

Vintage Gifts & Upcycled Art!

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: New Zealand
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Thanks everybody!

I've got a few more hours before I head to the airport - I'm not getting jack squat done at work today :P


11-08-05 Interview

11-08-05 A/R with full set of fingerprints

12-23-05 45 day minimum - only fingerprints are back

12-30-05 Still waiting for results at DOS

01-23-06 I-130 Approved (via email on Friday the 13th) (Got to NVC 2/6/06)

01-27-06 Still Waiting - 80th day of A/R

02-08-06 You have got to be kidding me.......

02-16-06 Receive letter from Embassy to return with emails and passports! (DOS complete 1/12/06)

02-19-06 Flight from Karachi to Islamabad

02-21-06 Drops off recent chats and old passport at Embassy

02-21-06 Embassy Issues Visa!!! YaaaaFreeeakinHooo!

02-22-06 Flight from ISL to Karachi (dont get me started on why they could not just hand him his passport yesterday)

02-23-06 - Argue with AMEX for an hour to make them look for the embassy shipment

02-28-06 - He's here..... now off to AOS!

05-12-06 - EAD Card Received

07-23-06 - After 10 weeks, SSN in hand!

07-25-06 - AOS Interview

07-25-06 - AOS 'semi-approved' waiting FBI name check GRR!!

09-23-06 - Welcome Notice in the Mail!!!

08-04-08 NOA 1 Removing Conditions

08-28-08 Bio Appt

01-02-09 Nothing, not even a touch! I was really hoping one step would go smooth.

01-27-09 CARD PRODUCTION ORDERED!!! Yaahoo, finally!!! Next Step Naturalization.

11-09-09 N-400 Delivered - Phoenix

03-16-10 Oath Ceremony - Denver CO - DONE! DONE! DONE!

Don't ask me anything, I'm making this up as I go along

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Thanks everybody!

I've got a few more hours before I head to the airport - I'm not getting jack squat done at work today :P

wow, what a great story! ur, um, I mean great ending.


Married 12-30-05

Started our visa journey Jan 06.

01-06 - I-130, K3 shortly after

04-06 - switched to Canada Immigration

07-06 - Moved to Canada (PR almost complete)

07-06 - Changed again, back to US imm.

09-06 - Landed as Canadian PR

10-06 - DCF Toronto, Approved in 1.5 hrs!

11-06 - Interview Montreal (success!)

I-130

10-05-06 DCF in Toronto - Approved

10-19-06 Packet 3 received & sent back

10-20-06 Montreal receives P3

11-03-06 Packet 4 received

11-06-06 Medical

11-22-06 Interview / Visa approved

11-26-06 heading home, 6 day drive, my oh my

HOME SWEET HOME

10.24.08 - Mailed I-751 to CSC

Delivered at 9:03 AM on October 25, 2008

10.29.08 NOA1

10.30.08 Check cashed

12.06.08 Biometrics Appt.

12.19.08 Received new Drivers License extended to 2011

03.12.09 Received CONGRATULATIONS letter - Card on the way!!

03.20.09 Received his SHINY new card. WOO HOOOOOOO

YAY!! We can take a break from this madness until Citizenship.

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Canada
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Congrats :D

Enjoy your trip together


PEGGY & ROGER

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K-1/K-2 VISA'S APPROVED IN MONTREAL MAY 2, 2005

K-1/K-2 AOS APPROVED IN ATLANTA MAY 17, 2006

10 year GC Approved - APRIL 16th ,2009 - Peggy and Jonathan's......

Still waiting for our cards...Had to file I-90 as they sent them to the wrong address.

March 9th, 2010, Received GC that has been lost in the mail for 10 months. Still waiting for my son's that is lost as well.

Filed Waiver for my son's 10 year GC and it was approved. He finally received his GC after its been missing for 2 years.

Thanking God this is over for 10 years.

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: South Korea
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Wonderful Wonderful News, I am so very happy for the two of you


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:


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

http://www.geocities.com/pulpi33/A1.htm

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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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i am happy for you. I am married to an american, we married last june, due to an accident i had to return to Ireland, my wife lost her job due to a car accident (that wasnt our fault) she couldnt afford to keep us. So rather then break the law and try to work i decided to come home. Did ye marry in America? I went to america on a holiday visa with a 3 month limit, we decided to get married, so we rang immigration and they said we could marry. We were together 9 months, the accident happened in October. I came home on the 1st of january. I am hoping to get back to my wife, can you tell me what your husband filed to get to you? All these different form names get confusing.

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