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Hey guys!

i got my interview in montreal nov 25, she gave me that sheet saying "Welcome to the United States of America"...

so far nothing, is anyone have the same issus, or had the same issus in the past?

this long process as been a nightmare!!!


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*** Thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the Embassy/Consulate forum -- topic involves that phase. ***

06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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Hey just thought I would add my experience because this thread popped up when I searched for "waiting for passport back in Montreal". I had my interview on January 7th and got my passport back on January 14th. There were no updates on the CSC website until I got the email from Loomis saying "passport ready for pickup". Seems like 4-5 days is a pretty solid average for Montreal!

And for anyone that's interested, we've been staying in airbnb.com places -- $35/night for an entire apartment close to the metro (important when it's blizzarding outside and you can't drive!!). Made it kind of like a romantic-but-stressful-waiting-vacation in Montreal :)

So waiting for my passport worked for me, but I won't lie -- it was a stressful week of waiting! Checking the CSC website compulsively haha :)

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Ok, so...new update in my case on CEAC...never heard of...

first of all, The first time i scheduled my interview, (back in october 2013), my interview was janurary 13th 2014.

few days after i scheduled, i decided to look again if there was another day closer for my interview.

I got lucky, i reschedul for nov 25th 2013!

Since ever , on CEAC its says:


date or creation:august 14th 2013

update status: (always updated everyday...)

* you are now ready to schedul your interview...bla bla bla...

And now today, out of the blue...


date of creation:janurary 14th 2014?????

update status:janurary 14th 2014

*you are now ready to schedul your interview...blablabla...

BUT if you already had it, wait 2 buisness days to see your status update.


wonder if they just never open my case till my initial interview date...even if I was approuved.

They never update to AP, but were always saying that when i called...Weird.

If someone understand something in this, please let me know.

I just wish it's a stept foward.....

Thank's guys!

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Visa issued this morning!!!

Seems to me that it didn't do any plus to change my interview date from Jan 13th 2014 to Nov 25th 2013..

It's like they only considered my case from the original interview date ...

Anyway,I just had lots of time to read that forum...:-)

I'm happy, more then happy,but it feel weird!!!

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