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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ecuador
Timeline

*** Thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the USCIS Service Centers forum -- topic involves processing-times in general. ***


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01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.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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If you are talking about processing times here, do not rely on it.


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*Mailed I-751 package (06/21/2017) to CSC

*NOA-1 date (06/23/2017)

*NOA-1 received (06/28/2017)

*Check cashed (06/27/2017)

*Biometric Received (07/10/2017)

*Biometric Appointment (07/20/2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Russia
Timeline

If it is in reference to the service center websites, I am skeptical. They say they are processing 5 months, for example, but the data says it hasn't been updated since Aug 31st.

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If it is in reference to the service center websites, I am skeptical. They say they are processing 5 months, for example, but the data says it hasn't been updated since Aug 31st.

This is the normal timeframe for data reporting. Sometime in early November it will update with info from September 30th. As a general rule, it's from the last day of the month preceding the last full calendar month, making it always between one to two months out of date. Add on the number of days since the reported date and you can estimate what they are working on.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Russia
Timeline

This is the normal timeframe for data reporting. Sometime in early November it will update with info from September 30th. As a general rule, it's from the last day of the month preceding the last full calendar month, making it always between one to two months out of date. Add on the number of days since the reported date and you can estimate what they are working on.

That makes sense. Don't like it, but it makes sense. Thanks for the clarification.

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That makes sense. Don't like it, but it makes sense. Thanks for the clarification.

Its unfortunate but it's better than nothing.

Before my case has an interview scheduled the "currently working on" day for my case was actually our priority date. Because the data was almost two months out of date, it was clear to me something was amiss. I called it in and they said they couldn't do anything until the displayed date was actually past my priority date.

It's annoying but it's better to have the timeframes as a rough estimate than not at all.

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