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How many Educational Institutions are you supposed to list on the DS-230? How far back do you go? For those that have already completed and submitted their forms, how many did you list? What were they?

08/09/12 - Married in Lagos, Nigeria
10/23/12 - I-130 Delivered/USCIS Priority Date

01/17/13 - NOA2 Date (85 days)
02/05/13: NVC Received
02/21/13: Received Case number/IIN

04/09/13: Case complete

US Embassy Lagos

XX/XX/13: Embassy received

05/06/13: Medical Completed, Need to do Sputum Test

05/15/13: Sputum Test Done - Now the dreaded 8 week wait

06/13/13: Interview Date - Postponed pending results of Sputum Test

07/26/13: Received Medical Report - Negative Result for Sputum Test; sent request to get interview rescheduled
08/21/13: Interview scheduled - ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING

10/15/13: Medicals Expire

10/21/13: Congressional Inquiries/Requests for Assistance

10/29/13: Hubby received email Administrative Processing is Complete

10/30/13: Hubby rec'd call from Consulate to drop off new medical and passport; Medical Completed

11/05/13: 2nd Sputum Done - 8 Week Wait Again!!!ranting33va.gif

01/17/14: 2nd Medical Done;Medical Report available for pickup

01/21/14: Hubby dropped off medical and passport. Consulate was closed on the 20th. Was told to pick up visa on Tuesday

01/23/14: CEAC Status says ISSUED

01/28/14: Visa in hand, paid USCIS Immigrant Fee

01/31/14: POE Houston, TX

03/04/14: Applied for SSN - Not in SAVE

03/06/14: Green Card Production

03/14/14: Received Green Card via Priority Mail

05/03/14: Received SSN - Had to wait for DHS verification


12/29/15: Express mailed I-751

12/31/15: I-751 Receipt Date

01/05/16: Fee cleared account

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read all pages, over at

DS-230 - http://travel.state.gov/visa/immigrants/info/info_3190.html

Good Luck!

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