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Wife and I were approved today!! Thank you to everyone who helped us along the way and answered questions. If anyone ever has any questions about VA disability and the Embassy in Manila send them my way:)

Also, how long does it take for 2go to deliver the visa? My wife chose to have home delivery.

Thanks again and God Bless!!

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Service Center : National Benefits Center

Consulate : Manila, Philippines

Marriage (if applicable): 2012-05-08

2012/12/24 : Send I-130

2012/12/27 : NOA1

2013/03/26 : Request For Evidence (RFE)

2013/04/03 : Request For Evidence (send)

2013/04/24 : NOA2 Approved


2013/06/26 : NVC Receive Case File

2013/07/02 : Case Number Assigned

2013/07/03 : DS-3032/DS-261 (Send Via Email Using VJ Templates)

2013/07/09 : AOS Bill Invoiced & Pay

2013/07/11 : AOS Bill (Status Paid)

2013/07/13 : AOS Pakage (send)

2013/07/16 : AOS Pakage (Received by NVC)

2013/07/18 : DS-3032 Accepted

2013/07/19 : IV Fee Bill (invoiced)

2013/07/20 : IV Fee Bill (Pay)

2013/07/24 : IV Fee Bill (Status Paid) and IV Pakage Send

2013/07/26 : IV Pakage (Received by NVC)

2013/08/08 : AOS Accepted

2013/08/21 : DS-230 IV Checklist & IV Checklist Send

2013/09/01 : DS-230 Replace to DS/260 and DS-3032 to DS-261 Online form

2013/09/12 : DS-260 IV Online Form Fill up and Submit

2013/09/19 : Case Completed at NVC

2013/09/26 : Case Complete Confirmation Email

2013/10/02 : Received Appointment/Interview Letter Via Email


2013/10/29,30 : Medical PASSED

2013/11/14 : Interview (APPROVED & ISSUED)

2013/11/19 : Visa Available For Pick Up At (MOA)

2013/11/20 : Visa In Hand

2013/12/02 : POE (Los Angeles CA.)


2015/09/10: Receipt Notice

2015/10/08: Biometrics

2016/04/04: New Card Is Being Produced (status at uscis)

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Filed: IR-5 Country: Philippines

Congrats.. Ask ko lang after ba ng medical kukunin ba ang passport?

Timeline for my Mother

April 19, 2013 - submit the form I-130

April 22, 2013 - Receive the NOA1

July 29, 2013 - Approved NOA2 ( 82 working days)

July 30, 2013 - USCIS shipped my documents to NVC

Aug 5, 2013 - Arrived at NVC Building

Aug 13, 2013 - Got the NVC case # via PHONE

Aug 14, 2013 - Got the Invoice # via PHONE

Aug 15, 2013 - Send my DS-3032 via Email

Aug 16, 2013 - AOS Pay

Aug 17, 2013 - Got an email to print the COVER SHEET

Aug 21, 2013 - send the AOS overnight at NVC

Aug 28, 2013 - Accept the DS-3032

Aug 30, 2013 - IV BILL pay and Documents Sent to NVC receive the checklist AOS.

September 19, 2013 Sent back the checklist

September 20, 2013 Sept 26, arrived @ NVC

Sept 30,2013 - already encode to their system



NOVEMBER 1 , 2013 -Documents left at NVC - Your case is in transit to the Consular Section. Your interview date was provided to you by the National Visa Center

NOVEMBER 4, 2013 Delivered - Signed for by : CEZAR NARTEA

NOVEMBER 5, 2013 - CEAC Case Creation Date: 13-Aug-2013 Status Updated Date: 05-Nov-2013 Your case is ready for your interview when scheduled at the U.S. Consular section. If you have already scheduled an appointment for an interview, please prepare your documents as directed in your appointment letter and appear at the consulate on the appointed date and time. Otherwise, please wait until you have received interview scheduling instructions.


RESCHEDULED ONLINE for my mother interview early, NOVEMBER 18, 2013 - PASSED THE INTERVIEW!!!

11-18-2013 ceac -AP

11-20-2013 ceac - READY

11-21-2013 ceac - ISSUED

11-25-2013 -2go -- transit

11-26-2013 - VISA ON HAND

12-05-2013 - scheduled fly to USA.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines

Congrats.. Ask ko lang after ba ng medical kukunin ba ang passport?

Nope, they'll give the passport back when they release the records.

BTW, Congratz bgreen19 :)

Edited by JobienJeck

Our Journey:
11/08/12: NOA1

05/13/13: RFE Hardcopy (Request to send in a legible copy of Annulment Decree)
05/31/13: 2nd RFE Hardcopy (Request to send Intent to Marry Letter)
06/25/13: NOA2

09/02/13: Medical
09/10/13: Personal Evaluation (due to psychological incapacity reason for Annulment)

09/10-12/13: Sputum/Culture Test

09/17/13: PEPS Test (Psychological Evaluation) at EDSA, QC

11/07/13: Culture Results - Negative (Thank God!)

11/13/13: Medical Completed

11/19/13: Embassy Interview - (APPROVED)

12/02/13: VISA Received

12/03/13: CFO Seminar and Registration Completed

12/11/13: Arrived in SFO

02/11/14: Got married


03/08/14: Mailed AOS Packet to Chicago Lockbox via UPS

03/17/14: NOA1

03/27/14: Check cashed-in, text/email notification received

03/31/14: Received NOA1 Hardcopy

04/04/14: Received Biometrics Appointment Letter

04/21/14: Biometrics done at San Jose

05/09/14: I485 status changed to Testing and Interview (Interview set for June 11)

05/12/14: Received hardcopy of Interview Schedule

05/22/14: EAD Card in Production

05/28/14: Received USPS Tracking number

05/31/14: EAD card delivered
06/11/14: AOS Interview at USCIS San Jose

06/11/14: Case Status changed to Card/Document in Production


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Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]


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Wife and I were approved today!! Thank you to everyone who helped us along the way and answered questions. If anyone ever has any questions about VA disability and the Embassy in Manila send them my way:)

Also, how long does it take for 2go to deliver the visa? My wife chose to have home delivery.

Thanks again and God Bless!!

Cheers, Bgreen! dancin5hr.gif

From visa issued status (at Ceac site), 2go delivers after around 2-3 working days (excluding holidays & sundays), that is if your fiancee is in Manila area. It might take about additional 1 - 3 days days if she's in the province.

heart.gif After all, we're all just walking home ...heart.gif

:energy: N-400 in progess ...



01/14/2013 Filed I-129f

07/31/2013 I-129f NOA2

11/04/2013 Visa Received

11/21/2013 POE: Honolulu .. Aloha!

01/27/2014 Wedding day! (L)

03/11/2014 Filed I-485, I-131 and I-765

05/31/2014 EAD/AP card received

06/27/2014 Green card received

05/12/2016 Filed I-751

05/25/2016 Check cashed

05/26/2016 NOA (Dated 05/16) Received

06/20/2016 Biometric Appointment

05/07/2017 10-year Green card received


07/02/2018 Filed N-400 online

07/24/2018 Biometric Appointment

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