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i would like to have an idea of how fast is the new york city local office approving these i-130 cases. please post you experience and timeline if you can thanks:D

Laurie1015 for me it was approved in 4 months and a week I applied back in October however there are people on VJ who have not yet been approved.

If you want you can do a infopass but they are just going to tell you that they have over 5000 cases since October waiting to be approved and that no adjunctor has been assigned to your case.

I just think you need to have alot of patience and faith to get through NYC local field office , I can tell you that once you are approved they do send the cases right away to NVC .

Good Luck !


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Laurie1015 for me it was approved in 4 months and a week I applied back in October however there are people on VJ who have not yet been approved.

If you want you can do a infopass but they are just going to tell you that they have over 5000 cases since October waiting to be approved and that no adjunctor has been assigned to your case.

I just think you need to have alot of patience and faith to get through NYC local field office , I can tell you that once you are approved they do send the cases right away to NVC .

Good Luck !

i understand but i have now 6 months waiting and according to them thats how long it takes i guess ill just wait till june btw did u do an infopass ?? was it helpful at all or did it move your case along?


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Uhoh. That means i shouldnt expect anything until august.


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Service Center : NBC

Consulate : South Africa

Marriage : 2012-09-05

I-130 Sent : 2013-02-02

I-130 NOA1 : 2013-02-16

Case Transfer to NYC Field Office : 2013-03-22

I-130 NOA2: 2013-10-21 (email)

NVC Received Case: 2013-10-23

NVC Case # Assigned: 2013-11-04

AOS & IV Bills Invoiced: 2013-11-07

AOS & IV Bills Appear PAID: 2013-11-13

DS-260 Submitted: 2013-11-18

Request for AOS & IV cover sheets to be emailed to me: 2013-11-29

Received NVC Email of Bar-Coded Cover Sheet: 2013-12-2

AOS & IV Package Sent: 2013-12-9

Received Checklist (false?): 2013-12-10

DS-260 Reviewed / Approved: 2013-12-10

AOS & IV Package Received: 2013-12-12

IV Package Reviewed / Approved: 2014-1-07

AOS Package Reviewed BUT checklist: 2014-1-07

Received AOS checklist: 2014-1-08

Respond to AOS checklist: 2014-1-14

Checklist Response Received by NVC: 2014-1-17

Checklist Response in System: 2014-1-23

Case Complete: 2014-2-11

Interview Date Scheduled: 2014-2-28

Received P4 Email: 2014-3-1

Interview: 2014-4-8

Case File "In Transit": 2014-3-5

Consulate Recieved Case File: 2014-3-10

Medical Appointment: 2014-3-24

Visa Approved: 2014-4-8

Visa in Hand: 2014-4-10

 

Removal of Conditions: Filed in March 2016.

NOA1 : 2016-04-18

Biometrics: 2016-06-06

Approval: 04/21/17

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Uhoh. That means i shouldnt expect anything until august.

You might be pleasantly surprised. Remember it's the government and don't expect anything but your own individual results.


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i understand but i have now 6 months waiting and according to them thats how long it takes i guess ill just wait till june btw did u do an infopass ?? was it helpful at all or did it move your case along?

I did 2 info passes but only went to one and that's the answer I got . A few people here have gotten the same answer.

remember they started getting these cases as of August 2012 so I am a summing that this process is new to the NYC local field office and you know government agencies sometimes work fast other times they work slow.

if you want do the info pass so that at least you get some type of piece of mind.

Good luck


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DOCUMENTS RECEIVED UPON POE

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September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
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September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
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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

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It was seven and a half months for us ranting33va.gif Also, the lady was extremely rude to my husband at the infopassdiablo.gif


USCIS

09/14/2013 - NOA1

04/22/2013 - NOA2

NVC

04/23/2013 - NVC received case

04/29/2013 - case number and IIN

04/29/2013 - DS3032 sent

05/09/2013 - AOS bill generated and paid

05/10/2013 - AOS bill appears as PAID

05/13/2013 - AOS package sent

05/16/2013 - DS3032 accepted

05/16/2013 - AOS bill changes from PAID to NOT PAID! #######?! AOS bill paid again upon NVC rep's advice

05/20/2013 - IV bill generated and paid

05/20/2013 - IV package sent

06/12/2013 - case complete, woohoo smile.png

07/15/2013 - interview scheduled

08/06/2013 - interview

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Uhoh. That means i shouldnt expect anything until august.

It honestly depends !!! Like i said i can count how many ny approvals i seen with one hand since october 2012 when i applie am one of them , izabella below is another one

Good luck and dont loose faith


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I did 2 info passes but only went to one and that's the answer I got . A few people here have gotten the same answer.

remember they started getting these cases as of August 2012 so I am a summing that this process is new to the NYC local field office and you know government agencies sometimes work fast other times they work slow.

if you want do the info pass so that at least you get some type of piece of mind.

Good luck

Where were the NY cases being done prior to Aug 2012?


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Service Center : NBC

Consulate : South Africa

Marriage : 2012-09-05

I-130 Sent : 2013-02-02

I-130 NOA1 : 2013-02-16

Case Transfer to NYC Field Office : 2013-03-22

I-130 NOA2: 2013-10-21 (email)

NVC Received Case: 2013-10-23

NVC Case # Assigned: 2013-11-04

AOS & IV Bills Invoiced: 2013-11-07

AOS & IV Bills Appear PAID: 2013-11-13

DS-260 Submitted: 2013-11-18

Request for AOS & IV cover sheets to be emailed to me: 2013-11-29

Received NVC Email of Bar-Coded Cover Sheet: 2013-12-2

AOS & IV Package Sent: 2013-12-9

Received Checklist (false?): 2013-12-10

DS-260 Reviewed / Approved: 2013-12-10

AOS & IV Package Received: 2013-12-12

IV Package Reviewed / Approved: 2014-1-07

AOS Package Reviewed BUT checklist: 2014-1-07

Received AOS checklist: 2014-1-08

Respond to AOS checklist: 2014-1-14

Checklist Response Received by NVC: 2014-1-17

Checklist Response in System: 2014-1-23

Case Complete: 2014-2-11

Interview Date Scheduled: 2014-2-28

Received P4 Email: 2014-3-1

Interview: 2014-4-8

Case File "In Transit": 2014-3-5

Consulate Recieved Case File: 2014-3-10

Medical Appointment: 2014-3-24

Visa Approved: 2014-4-8

Visa in Hand: 2014-4-10

 

Removal of Conditions: Filed in March 2016.

NOA1 : 2016-04-18

Biometrics: 2016-06-06

Approval: 04/21/17

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Where were the NY cases being done prior to Aug 2012?

Check this out !

Q: Please provide any updates on any new NBC initiatives that are either currently in process or are scheduled for FY2013.

A: NBC Timeline of Changes in Workload and Processes:

August 1, 2012 - NBC stopped shipping interview waiver I-485 applications to the California Service Center (CSC) and began adjudicating those cases. CSC will complete the workload that was pending as of 8/1/12.

August 15, 2012 - CSC and the Vermont Service Center began shipping stand-alone Immediate Relative I-130 petitions to NBC. NBC ships I-130s to the field bi-weekly based on jurisdiction (ZIP code). There are two exceptions to the petitions sent to the field: those that are foreign filers, and expedite requests. Once NBC is staffed for this workload in 2013, we will assume jurisdiction of the stand-alone Immediate Relative I-130 petitions.

August 15, 2012 NBC assumed jurisdiction over all new I-90 applications. The Nebraska Service Center will complete the workload that was pending as of 8/15/12.

September 20, 2012 NBC modified the I-485 initial evidence review process for family-based applications to provide staff for new workloads at NBC. NBC will resume the normal process when we have the staffing capacity to perform the work.

October 1, 2012 USCIS Lockbox Operations began assigning MSC receipt numbers to stand- alone Immediate Relative I-130 petitions and shipping the petitions to NBC.

December, 2012 NBC will expand to a second facility in Overland Park, KS. Forms I-90 and I-130 will be processed and adjudicated at this facility.

2013 (exact date TBD) - I-601A Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver will be adjudicated at NBC. NBC plans to train officers and staff in February 2013 for this workload.

USCIS has provided information to the public regarding the Workload Transfer from Service Centers to Field offices .

You can find this at :

http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Outreach/Notes%20from%20Previous%20Engagements/2012/November%202012/NBC-AILA-11-30-12.pdf


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EMBASSY:

05/29/2013-Medical
06/21/2013-Interview Date
6/21/2013 APPROVED

06-24-2013-Visa ISSUED

6-26-2013 VISA IN HAND
06-30-2013-POE-JFK NYC

DOCUMENTS RECEIVED UPON POE

7/9/2013 - SS Card

01/06/2014- green card

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oh wow ! that's a long time i would go crazy but i guess we don't have a choice but to wait

I will be going on my 3rd INFO PASS on June 3rd... I figure i will show up every month until they decide to approve my case..

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Happy to see you finally got approved... and that you are almost done at NVC.. Best of luck

Thank you goofy.gif I wish you the best of luck, too. heart.gif


USCIS

09/14/2013 - NOA1

04/22/2013 - NOA2

NVC

04/23/2013 - NVC received case

04/29/2013 - case number and IIN

04/29/2013 - DS3032 sent

05/09/2013 - AOS bill generated and paid

05/10/2013 - AOS bill appears as PAID

05/13/2013 - AOS package sent

05/16/2013 - DS3032 accepted

05/16/2013 - AOS bill changes from PAID to NOT PAID! #######?! AOS bill paid again upon NVC rep's advice

05/20/2013 - IV bill generated and paid

05/20/2013 - IV package sent

06/12/2013 - case complete, woohoo smile.png

07/15/2013 - interview scheduled

08/06/2013 - interview

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