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Just to inform you all i am in America now with my fiancee we getting ready for the wedding on Saturday

i just wanted to say that i had a rough time getting here from Nigeria first everyone that saw my visa was for America took something from me at the immigration

i paid money at every check point in Nigeria although every thing i had was legal and genuine this was my first time flying out i just did not want to play smart so i just let them have it

then i arrived at Atlanta and Their immigration officers gave me a had time i even missed my flight i spent 3 hours waiting while they were looking me up

searched my bags

they took my email and password why was that?

dont worry i changed it later

well after 3 hours of waiting in a place they came gave me back my passport and let me go well it was a great experience

everyone is nice here and it felt realy good sleeping and waking up with my beautiful Angel

thanks to VJ members for all their help i will need more soon when we want to file for AOS and also i got a question when do i file for a work permit? can this be done before the wedding? or after? THANK YOU EVERYONE


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Congrats! Sorry it was such a hassle even after you got the visa, but it's still wonderful that you made it!


I am the USC/petitioner.

Our K-1 Journey
12/19/2012 - Mailed I-129F via USPS Express
12/21/2012 - I-129F arrives in Lewisville, TX according to USPS tracking (delayed because it's the USPS)
12/21/2012 - NOA1 date of receipt
12/26/2012 - NOA1 received via text/email
12/27/2012 - Checked cashed by USCIS
12/31/2012 - Alien Number changed (NOA1 hardcopy in post, but was away for 2 weeks prior)

05/16/2013 - NOA2 received via text/email

05/20/2013 - NOA2 hardcopy received in post

05/28/2013 - NVC receives packet and assigns London case number

07/15/2013 - Sent all paperwork/medical complete

08/23/2013 - Receive Interview Date

09/19/2013 - Interview

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BTW.... What airline did you end up using and was there a problem having a one way ticket ? I've also heard something about problems arise sometimes when the name on the credit card doesn't match the name on the ticket. I'm sorry, I'm just trying to learn as much as I can from your successful journey before you disappear into your life of bliss, haha

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Congrats and best wishes!! :dance: :dance:


K1
05/22/12 - Mailed I-129F
08/17/12 - Approved I-129F NOA2 (85 days)
11/19/12 - Approved Visa!! (179 days)
12/01/12 - POE Honolulu, HI
12/21/12 - Wedding Day!
AOS, EAD and AP
01/05/13 - Mailed I-485, I-765 and I-131
01/09/13 - USCIS accepted case and received text
01/11/13 - Cashed check
01/08/13 - Received NOA1
01/18/13 - Received Biometrics Appointment Notice
01/22/13 - Early Biometrics Walk-in (scheduled Feb 7)
01/27/13 - We're pregnant!!
02/04/13 - Received Appointment Notice
03/04/13 - Approved EAD and AP (58 days)
03/12/13 - Received EAD and AP combo card
03/12/13 - Interview and Approved GC (63 days)
03/20/13 - Received Green Card

10/3/13 - Baby #1 arrived

2/17/14 - Pregnant again! LOL

10/20/14 - Baby #2 arrived
ROC
01/09/15 - Mailed I-751

01/12/15 - NOA

01/16/15 - Received NOA Letter

01/20/15 - Mailed DMV 1yr Extension

02/05/15 - Received Biometrics Letter

02/09/15 - Early Bio (Walk-IN)

02/19/15 - Biometrics Appointment

06/15/15 - Approved
06/15/15 - Card Ordered and Mailed

08/22/15 - Card Received

N-400 on or after 12/15/15



and they'll live happily ever, ever after...
Relationship Journey: Our pursuit to happiness

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Just to inform you all i am in America now with my fiancee we getting ready for the wedding on Saturday

i just wanted to say that i had a rough time getting here from Nigeria first everyone that saw my visa was for America took something from me at the immigration

i paid money at every check point in Nigeria although every thing i had was legal and genuine this was my first time flying out i just did not want to play smart so i just let them have it

then i arrived at Atlanta and Their immigration officers gave me a had time i even missed my flight i spent 3 hours waiting while they were looking me up

searched my bags

they took my email and password why was that?

dont worry i changed it later

well after 3 hours of waiting in a place they came gave me back my passport and let me go well it was a great experience

everyone is nice here and it felt realy good sleeping and waking up with my beautiful Angel

thanks to VJ members for all their help i will need more soon when we want to file for AOS and also i got a question when do i file for a work permit? can this be done before the wedding? or after? THANK YOU EVERYONE

so happy for you both!11

so happy for you both!!


"All my life, without a doubt i give you, all my life, now and forever till the day i die, you and i will share" By: America
                                                               == I am the beneficiary==
AOS - K1 & K2
03-04-2014 ( Day 01) - Mailed
03-06-2014 ( Day 02) - Received
03-17-2014 ( Day 13) - Text and E-mail Notification at 12:50 am
03-21-2014 ( Day 17) - Received I-797C NOA (AOS, AP & EAD) hard copies - 6 mails
03-24-2014 ( Day 20) - Received I-797C NOA (ASC Appointment Notice/ Biometrics schedule) - 2 mails
04-09-2014 ( Day 36) - Biometrics Schedule @ 10&11am
05-30-2014 ( Day 87) - Received EAD combo card (K2 only)
06-09-2014 ( Day 97) - I 485 ( both k1 & k2 ) - Card / Document Production (no interview)
06-12-2014 ( Day 100)- I 485 ( both k1 & k2 ) - Mailed the new card
06-14-2014 ( Day 102)- GC ( both K1 & k2) - Received

Done.

 

ROC - K1 & K2

03-17-2016 ( Day 01) - Mailed

03-22-2016 ( Day 05) - NOA1

04-19-2016 ( Day 27) - Biometrics Appt. ( only K1 admitted, no K2 Bio Appt. letter received)

03-13-2017 ( Day 328) - Received Biometrics Appt. letter for K2 ( yes, almost a year of waiting!) Scheduled for March 22, 2017

03-22-2017 ( Day 337) - Biometrics Appt. (K2)

04-19-2017 ( Day 364)- USCIS status changed from "Case Was Received" to "Name Updated" (Only the K1 case)

04-26-2017 ( Day 371)-  USCIS status changed from " Name Updated" to "New Card Is Being Produced" ( both K1 and K2 app)

05-01-2017 ( Day 376)-   USCIS status changed from "New Card Is Being Produced" to "Card Was Mailed To Me" ( K2 case)

05-02-2017 ( Day 377)-   USCIS status changed from "New Card Is Being Produced" to "Card Was Mailed To Me" ( K1 case)

05-04-2017 ( Day 379)-  Received GC in the mail ( K2)

05-05-2017 ( Day 380)-  Received GC in the mail ( K1)

Done.

 

Naturalization

03-10-2017 ( Day 01) - Mailed

03-21-2017 ( Day 11) - Received Text and Email Notification

03-25-2017 ( Day 15) - Received NOA hardcopy

03-27-2017 ( Day 17) - USCIS website status changed " Fingerprint Appointment Was Scheduled"

04-12-2017 ( Day 33) - Biometrics/ Fingerprints & stamped passports for another 1 yr extension.

05-15-2017 ( Day 66) - "In Line for Interview" updated website status

05-17-2017 ( Day 68) - " Interview Was Scheduled" updated website status

05-25-2017 ( Day 76) - Received  the interview letter

06-26-2017 ( Day 108) - Interview Schedule

08-03-2017 ( Day 147)- Received notification online "Oath Ceremony Notice Was Mailed"

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** Moving from K1 Process to K1 Progress Update ****


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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BTW.... What airline did you end up using and was there a problem having a one way ticket ? I've also heard something about problems arise sometimes when the name on the credit card doesn't match the name on the ticket. I'm sorry, I'm just trying to learn as much as I can from your successful journey before you disappear into your life of bliss, haha

I used Delta and a one way ticket i did not have a problem also you need to go to the airport to pay for it with your credit card that way you wont have a problem one more thing trying getting him a flight to the State directly even if it means stopping in another state as long as it is from nigeria to america from there he can get another domestic flight to you thats what i did because if he had to get a connecting flight from another country it would make themgive him a realy hard time good luck


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Congratulations and best of luck. Try to file for Adjustment of Status asap. This includes I485, I765 (Work Permit), and I131 for AP. $1,070. 2 weeks after you have arrived you need to go apply for your social security card, then you can apply for your drivers license. You should try to get these things done before your I94 expires. AOS comes after marriage.

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08/01/12-Married08/17/12-Applied for Social Security Card09/23/12-Husband received his Social Security card!09/27/12-Filed AOS09/28/12-AOS package received10/01/12-Text message from USCIS10/03/12-Check cashed10/09/12-NOA1 for I485,I765,I131 AND Biometrics Appointment Letter10/24/12-Biometrics Appointment12/11/12-EAD and AP Approved-75 days12/14/12-EAD/AP Card Production ordered12/21/12-EAD/AP Card came in the mail06/22/13-Green Card Approved06/27/13-Greed Card Production Ordered06/29/13-Green Card came in the mail<p>

04/09/15-Mailed ROC

04/10/2015-Package received

04/14/2015-Check cashed

06/02/2015-Called Service Center (still no NOA1) Service request found out wrong address on paperwork! :(

06/03/2015-Called to get address updated Ar11 online add change didnt work-got infopass for June 10th

06/10/2015-Went to info pass appt. Hubby got a 1yr. Extension stamp in his passport and biometrics done

08/12/2015-ROC Approved. Got letter in the mail.

08/29/2015-received new card in the mail.

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