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Hello everyone....

I have been asked to post a description of my husbands CR-1 inteview experience, There is not a whole lot to say... The day was a bit nerve racking for the both of us and some details have been lost amongst the chaos....

My husband said he was interviewed by a woman (sorry no description) he said she was nicer than the woman who interviewed him for the K-1.... He was asked questions about

1. my children their name, ages and birthdates and how far away my older children live from me

2. My job, where, I work, how long I have worked there, How much I am paid and how long it takes me to get to work.

3. How many times I have visited him and length of each stay

4. Why I did not visit him last year

5. My parents names, where they live and work

6. My ex husbands name, how long we were married, when we divorced

So far these are the only questions my husband remembers being asked... I kinda comes to him here and there... LOL..

Anyhoo.... I started this new job in September and thought we would not need a sponsor because my income is over the guidelines, but I found out that because my income from 2011 was below we would need a sponsor, this was a few days before the interview that I found out about this.. So his sister who lives in the states said she would be his sponsor. So her husband sent me all her doc's, but I was like I think we need from both because you are married and file taxes together, but her husband said no just her info will be fine. So I emailed a copy to the Consulate and also to my husband to print and take with him to the interview. When his interview was done he was told he needed the original signed page for the I-846.... Just so happens his sister had arrived in casa that same day at 9:20 am... So my husband had to go to the airport to pick her up go to print the page needed have her sign it then take it back to the consulate.... So that gets done... But 30 min into the long train ride back to Fes he gets a call from the Consulate saying that they now need his sisters husbands info :bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk: So I call her husband tell him what we need and send him the $$$ to express mail it to Morocco ($126 DHL) % days later I get the email that our case was approved and my husband can pick up his visa the next wed afternoon :dance::dance::dance::dance::dance:

Finally done with the craziness ALHAMDULILLAH!!!!!!!


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Hello everyone....

I have been asked to post a description of my husbands CR-1 inteview experience, There is not a whole lot to say... The day was a bit nerve racking for the both of us and some details have been lost amongst the chaos....

My husband said he was interviewed by a woman (sorry no description) he said she was nicer than the woman who interviewed him for the K-1.... He was asked questions about

1. my children their name, ages and birthdates and how far away my older children live from me

2. My job, where, I work, how long I have worked there, How much I am paid and how long it takes me to get to work.

3. How many times I have visited him and length of each stay

4. Why I did not visit him last year

5. My parents names, where they live and work

6. My ex husbands name, how long we were married, when we divorced

So far these are the only questions my husband remembers being asked... I kinda comes to him here and there... LOL..

Anyhoo.... I started this new job in September and thought we would not need a sponsor because my income is over the guidelines, but I found out that because my income from 2011 was below we would need a sponsor, this was a few days before the interview that I found out about this.. So his sister who lives in the states said she would be his sponsor. So her husband sent me all her doc's, but I was like I think we need from both because you are married and file taxes together, but her husband said no just her info will be fine. So I emailed a copy to the Consulate and also to my husband to print and take with him to the interview. When his interview was done he was told he needed the original signed page for the I-846.... Just so happens his sister had arrived in casa that same day at 9:20 am... So my husband had to go to the airport to pick her up go to print the page needed have her sign it then take it back to the consulate.... So that gets done... But 30 min into the long train ride back to Fes he gets a call from the Consulate saying that they now need his sisters husbands info :bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk: So I call her husband tell him what we need and send him the $$$ to express mail it to Morocco ($126 DHL) % days later I get the email that our case was approved and my husband can pick up his visa the next wed afternoon :dance::dance::dance::dance::dance:

Finally done with the craziness ALHAMDULILLAH!!!!!!!

Thank you so much for posting this :) It is very valuable to those of us still waiting :) Congrats on the approval :dance:



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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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Hello everyone....

I have been asked to post a description of my husbands CR-1 inteview experience, There is not a whole lot to say... The day was a bit nerve racking for the both of us and some details have been lost amongst the chaos....

My husband said he was interviewed by a woman (sorry no description) he said she was nicer than the woman who interviewed him for the K-1.... He was asked questions about

1. my children their name, ages and birthdates and how far away my older children live from me

2. My job, where, I work, how long I have worked there, How much I am paid and how long it takes me to get to work.

3. How many times I have visited him and length of each stay

4. Why I did not visit him last year

5. My parents names, where they live and work

6. My ex husbands name, how long we were married, when we divorced

So far these are the only questions my husband remembers being asked... I kinda comes to him here and there... LOL..

Anyhoo.... I started this new job in September and thought we would not need a sponsor because my income is over the guidelines, but I found out that because my income from 2011 was below we would need a sponsor, this was a few days before the interview that I found out about this.. So his sister who lives in the states said she would be his sponsor. So her husband sent me all her doc's, but I was like I think we need from both because you are married and file taxes together, but her husband said no just her info will be fine. So I emailed a copy to the Consulate and also to my husband to print and take with him to the interview. When his interview was done he was told he needed the original signed page for the I-846.... Just so happens his sister had arrived in casa that same day at 9:20 am... So my husband had to go to the airport to pick her up go to print the page needed have her sign it then take it back to the consulate.... So that gets done... But 30 min into the long train ride back to Fes he gets a call from the Consulate saying that they now need his sisters husbands info :bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk: So I call her husband tell him what we need and send him the $ to express mail it to Morocco ($126 DHL) % days later I get the email that our case was approved and my husband can pick up his visa the next wed afternoon :dance::dance::dance::dance::dance:

Finally done with the craziness ALHAMDULILLAH!!!!!!!

You stated above your income was okay with new job, but 2011 was below and they requested a sponsor.....

This is what always confuses me about the guidelines and previous tax years. I didnt have any of the last three years of taxes to offer as I hadnt worked the 12 years previous as I was a stay home mom before my divorce.

I used assets to qualify for three, but had only started working part time 2 weeks prior to his interview and was approved.

I hope someone here, can possibly shed some light on this, as it leaves me clueless as to why you needed a sponsor due to your 2011 tax year, when I had never worked for years before applying.

Anyways, im so happy for you once agin.smile.gif

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You stated above your income was okay with new job, but 2011 was below and they requested a sponsor.....

This is what always confuses me about the guidelines and previous tax years. I didnt have any of the last three years of taxes to offer as I hadnt worked the 12 years previous as I was a stay home mom before my divorce.

I used assets to qualify for three, but had only started working part time 2 weeks prior to his interview and was approved.

I hope someone here, can possibly shed some light on this, as it leaves me clueless as to why you needed a sponsor due to your 2011 tax year, when I had never worked for years before applying.

Anyways, im so happy for you once agin.smile.gif

Perhaps it was your assests that helped you out as I have no assests... I had been laid off in 2009 and was not in a real hurry to get back to work. used the time to go to morocco and to go to school..... If they said your assests put you where you need to be then I guess working doesn't matter if you have the assests to back you up...


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Awesomesaucesome! Congratulations :)


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Happy for you Both of you its worthy all that wait really i am happy for you and wish good Luck for everyone went trought this stressed journey or will.mine is since 2011 beging by k-1 now i wonder how it will be by the CR-1 Inshaa Allah as there is love and life there is hope :yes:


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Thanks for posting this.

please paste it, 100 percent, in the review over at http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/profile.php?id=82809 sometime soonish?

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That's confusing to me as well. When I submitted the AOS I was making above the guidelines but the previous tax year I had only worked half the year so it was way under the guidelines for a household of 4. I got a letter from my work showing how much I make and submitted check stubs and it was fine. No co-sponsor needed. I was also a stay at home mom (for 9 yrs) prior to this so I had no income at all and no real assets either.

You stated above your income was okay with new job, but 2011 was below and they requested a sponsor.....

This is what always confuses me about the guidelines and previous tax years. I didnt have any of the last three years of taxes to offer as I hadnt worked the 12 years previous as I was a stay home mom before my divorce.

I used assets to qualify for three, but had only started working part time 2 weeks prior to his interview and was approved.

I hope someone here, can possibly shed some light on this, as it leaves me clueless as to why you needed a sponsor due to your 2011 tax year, when I had never worked for years before applying.

Anyways, im so happy for you once agin.smile.gif


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That's confusing to me as well. When I submitted the AOS I was making above the guidelines but the previous tax year I had only worked half the year so it was way under the guidelines for a household of 4. I got a letter from my work showing how much I make and submitted check stubs and it was fine. No co-sponsor needed. I was also a stay at home mom (for 9 yrs) prior to this so I had no income at all and no real assets either.

Well i have been told here in the past, that it amazes me how you got through having no income, no co sponsor, you just got lucky. But now after reading your reply, you too were in the same kind of situation. Thats why when I read so many here say we need a co sponsor as I didnt meet the previous year tax requirement, I just kinda say hmmmm. This process will always amaze me no matter what.

Was it really luck? IDK, but i am sure grateful no matter what, and I am sure you were toosmile.gif

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Congratulations!!! :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

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Oh definitely I was grateful for how it worked out. My husband's interview was in Dec. (2006) so i'd have had to wait until I filed taxes in 2007 to submit evidence had they not accepted the check stubs and letter. I'm thinking that part of what helped me was that since it was the end of the year my stubs showed YTD income which was enough, thankfully.

Congrats to the OP for her husband's visa!

Well i have been told here in the past, that it amazes me how you got through having no income, no co sponsor, you just got lucky. But now after reading your reply, you too were in the same kind of situation. Thats why when I read so many here say we need a co sponsor as I didnt meet the previous year tax requirement, I just kinda say hmmmm. This process will always amaze me no matter what.

Was it really luck? IDK, but i am sure grateful no matter what, and I am sure you were toosmile.gif


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You stated above your income was okay with new job, but 2011 was below and they requested a sponsor.....

This is what always confuses me about the guidelines and previous tax years. I didnt have any of the last three years of taxes to offer as I hadnt worked the 12 years previous as I was a stay home mom before my divorce.

I used assets to qualify for three, but had only started working part time 2 weeks prior to his interview and was approved.

I hope someone here, can possibly shed some light on this, as it leaves me clueless as to why you needed a sponsor due to your 2011 tax year, when I had never worked for years before applying.

Anyways, im so happy for you once agin.smile.gif

Hi Forever! From the little i learned in here, using assets to sponsor works out fine, I myself was denied because of the financial confusion, otherwise, if known earlier, we could've found a joint-sponsor and saved 8 months, with expectations to face other obstacles, age difference topping them, Mabrouk to the OP

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Hello everyone....

I have been asked to post a description of my husbands CR-1 inteview experience, There is not a whole lot to say... The day was a bit nerve racking for the both of us and some details have been lost amongst the chaos....

My husband said he was interviewed by a woman (sorry no description) he said she was nicer than the woman who interviewed him for the K-1.... He was asked questions about

1. my children their name, ages and birthdates and how far away my older children live from me

2. My job, where, I work, how long I have worked there, How much I am paid and how long it takes me to get to work.

3. How many times I have visited him and length of each stay

4. Why I did not visit him last year

5. My parents names, where they live and work

6. My ex husbands name, how long we were married, when we divorced

So far these are the only questions my husband remembers being asked... I kinda comes to him here and there... LOL..

Anyhoo.... I started this new job in September and thought we would not need a sponsor because my income is over the guidelines, but I found out that because my income from 2011 was below we would need a sponsor, this was a few days before the interview that I found out about this.. So his sister who lives in the states said she would be his sponsor. So her husband sent me all her doc's, but I was like I think we need from both because you are married and file taxes together, but her husband said no just her info will be fine. So I emailed a copy to the Consulate and also to my husband to print and take with him to the interview. When his interview was done he was told he needed the original signed page for the I-846.... Just so happens his sister had arrived in casa that same day at 9:20 am... So my husband had to go to the airport to pick her up go to print the page needed have her sign it then take it back to the consulate.... So that gets done... But 30 min into the long train ride back to Fes he gets a call from the Consulate saying that they now need his sisters husbands info :bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk: So I call her husband tell him what we need and send him the $$ to express mail it to Morocco ($126 DHL) % days later I get the email that our case was approved and my husband can pick up his visa the next wed afternoon :dance::dance::dance::dance::dance:

Finally done with the craziness ALHAMDULILLAH!!!!!!!

Thanks for sharing your experience... Great Post! :yes:

Perhaps it was your assests that helped you out as I have no assests... I had been laid off in 2009 and was not in a real hurry to get back to work. used the time to go to morocco and to go to school..... If they said your assests put you where you need to be then I guess working doesn't matter if you have the assests to back you up...

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Married:.................................08/02/11
I-130 Sent:.............................05/21/12

I-130 Packet Recv'd:..............05/23/12
I-130 Touched:.......................05/25/12
I-130 NOA 1:..........................06/02/12
I-130 RFE:..............................09/06/12
I-130 RFE Sent:......................09/14/12
I-130 RFE Recv'd: ..................09/18/12
I-130 Petition Denied:.............10/09/12
2nd USCIS I-130 Petition
I-130 Sent:......................................12/17/14
I-130 Packet Recv'd:.......................12/22/14
I-130 NOA 1:...................................12/24/14
I-130 NOA 2:................................... 05/19/15
I-130 NOA 2 Hardcopy Recv'd: ......05/22/15
I-130 Petition Sent to NVC:.............05/26/15
I-130 Petition Recv'd At NVC:........................06/02/15
Case No. assigned Recv'd over phone: ....... 06/16/15
NVC Welcome letter Recv'd: .........................06/19/15
Agent assigned: .............................................07/06/15
AOS fee paid: .................................................07/06/15
AOS confirmed paid: ......................................07/08/15
IV Bill Recv'd by email:....................................07/21/15
IV Bill paid online:............................................08/01/15
Submit DS-260:...............................................08/10/15
AOS & IV Packet sent:....................................08/11/15
Scanned Date:.................................................08/13/15
Case Completed:.............................................08/31/15
Medical Exam : ...............................................10/28/15
Interview Date: ................................................11/11/15
Interview Date Rescheduled By Consulate : .12/04/15
Results: Approved Admin Review / AP..........12/08/15

Case Returned to USCIS .................................05/17/16

Case Reaffirmed: ..............................................09/18/17

Case Forwarded to Consulate: ........................10/12/17

2nd Interview: ...................................................11/17/17

Case Updated By Consulate: ............................12/28/17

Case Status Changed to Issued: ......................12/29/17
Visa Ready Pick up at Aramex: .........................12/30/17
Visa In Hand: ............01/03/18

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Congrats!!!! That's great news! thank you for sharing


01/28/2013 I-130 package sent

01/31/2013 Notice of Action Date After POE
02/01/2013 Received e-mail and text notification of acceptance
11/26/2013 Applied for SS#
02/04/2013 Received hard copy NOA1 (case not found in on-line system) 12/02/2013 ELIS site still states "accepted"
03/12/2013 Transferred to the local office 12/27/2013 received green card
04/10/2013 Case still not found in on-line system
04/15/2013 INFO-PASS appointment

05/01/2013 NOA2 sent petition approved

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05/09/2013 Case received by NVC

05/23/2013 Received case #'s from NVC

05/23/2013 DS-3032 sent from husband's e-mail

06/03/2013 First day I can not access payment portal

06/04/2013 AOS Fee invoiced and payment made

06/04/2013 DS-3032 resent with Supervisor Review

06/05/2013 DS-3032 acceptance e-mail

06/05/2013 AOS Fee shows "PAID"

06/06/2013 AOS package express mailed

06/07/2013 IV bill invoiced and payment made (still waiting on documents from Hubby)

06/08/2013 IV package express mailed

06/25/2013 IV reviewed - Checklist (2 errors, Birth document & date on DS-230)

06/26/2013 Requested supervisor review by e-mail & verbal request for birth document (fingers crossed)

06/27/2013 AOS accepted

06/28/2013 Checklist response sent for corrected DS-230 (I had my husband sign extra's just in-case)

08/02/2013 NVC requested a supervisor review on the checklist item over 20 business day window

08/05/2013 Case Complete!!! kicking.gif

08/27/2013 Interview Assigned

10/30/2013 Interview

11/04/2013 Pick up Passport

11/12/2013 POE @ JFK

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