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I & my fiance have been waiting for almost five months now for our NAO2 letter ... but I have a question now... what will be the process after we receive our NAO2 ... how long will it take for my fiance to be able to move to USA with me .. I am trying to plan our wedding and I was wondering if anyone can give me an estimate on how long will it actually be for him to be here.. [/size][/size][/size][/b]

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One thing you need to be prepared for is that it is a near certainty your fiance's file will be placed into Administrative Processing (AP) when the interview is complete. AP can last from a few weeks to more than a year.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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It is suggested by anyone and everyone in the immigration " community " for the lack of a better term, to not plan anything until you have your visa in hand. Sometimes it can be done and visa can be in hand way before the six to nine months on average that getting k-1 takes, sometimes, like my case it can take way more. From the day we sent the package to the day I got on the plane, it took about 14 months.but like others said, she will most likely be put on AP. even tho its shorter for middle eastern women than men, it's still another unpredictable wait.

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