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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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Trying to get our case number from the NVC but it's always busy. The number we're calling is +1-603-334-0700

Any tips?


I-129F Sent : 2014-07-31

I-129F NOA1 : 2014-08-09

I-129F RFE(s) : 2014-10-8

I-129F NOA2 : 2014-10-28

Interview: 2014-12-23 Approved!

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Try to call the earliest you can I'm on the central time zone I called at 6 am and just wait like 3 minutes by experiencies I know if you don't call early you never gonna be able to get trhu

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I know my post is not related, but I love your profile pic OP. :) Admiral Kunkka!


CR1

  • Consulate : Manila, Philippines
  • Marriage: 2014-10-01
  • I-130 Sent : 2014-10-16
  • I-130 NOA1 (Email) : 2014-10-22
  • I-130 NOA1 (Hardcopy) : 2014-10-26
  • I-130 NOA2 (Email) : 2014-11-26
  • I-130 NOA2 (Hardcopy) : 2014-12-03
  • NVC Case Received : 2014-12-10
  • Case Number Received : 2015-01-15
  • Submitted DS-261 : 2015-01-20
  • NVC Received AOS and IV Packages : 2015-02-25
  • Case Completed at NVC: 2015-03-30
  • Interview Scheduled: 2015-04-18
  • Interview Date: 2015-05-27
  • Interview Result: Approved
  • Visa Received: 2015-06-05
  • POE: 2015-07-03 (JFK)
  • Received Greencard: 2015-08-15
  • Returned Greencard: 2015-08-23
  • Recieved Corrected Greencard: 2015-11-16 (JFK)

 

ROC

  • Sent I-751 Packet: 2017-05-19
  • VSC Received: 2017-05-22
  • Check Cashed: 2017-05-26
  • NOA1 Received2017-05-30
  • Biometrics Letter Received2017-06-16
  • Biometrics Appointment2017-06-27
  • Interview: 2018-11-20
  • Approval Letter: 2018-11-26
  • Received Greencard2018-11-27

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ecuador
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*** Thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the K-1 Case Progress subforum. ***


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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My fiancé called last night at 10pm East Coast Time, was his first call and went through and he only wait like 20 min and got the information really fast from the person that attended the call. Hope you guys get the same luck as him.


 

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Nov/28/2017 -- Mailed I- 751 ROC to USCIS Vermont Service Center via USPS.

Nov/30/2017 -- Package was delivered in USCIS Vermont Service Center via USPS.                                                                       

Dec/04/2017 --  Fee check cash out.  

Dec/07/2017 --  NOA 1 with December 01/2017 as the date.

Dec/23/2017 --  Biometrics letter dated December 15/2017 and appointment scheduled 01/02/2018 at 10 am. 

Jan/02/2018 --  Biometrics appointment at 10 am.      

Aug/11/2018 --  NOA 18 months extension letter dated Aug/06/2018   from Vermont Service Center.    

Feb/25/2018 -- Case received at local office (USCIS tracker- no letter not e-mail) 

Feb/27/2018 -- Case received at local office (USCIS tracker- no letter not e-mail) 

Jan/30/2019 -- Case Approved. New card is being produced (DHS- USCIS website & USCIS tracker)     

Feb/04/2019 --  Received  letter with Approval notice 1-797 (notice date Jan 30/2019).

Feb/05/2019 -- Green card in hand! 

                                                                                                          

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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I know my post is not related, but I love your profile pic OP. :) Admiral Kunkka!

haha yeah!

Thanks everyone. After an hour of continuous redials we were finally able to get our case number and it's ready!

Cheers


I-129F Sent : 2014-07-31

I-129F NOA1 : 2014-08-09

I-129F RFE(s) : 2014-10-8

I-129F NOA2 : 2014-10-28

Interview: 2014-12-23 Approved!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: England
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I called on a Friday night around 8pm.....got through first time and waited on hold for 45 minutes! Worth every minute to get that case number early.....they received our file on 11/6 and I called 11/7 and received the numbers...still have not received the hard copy in the mail and it is the 15th! DONT WAIT FOR PAPER IN MAIL JUST KEEP CALLING!!!!!

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: United Kingdom
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I have yet to receive notification from NVC and my case is now in transit to the embassy. Don't wait for that to come, I would call the NVC to get your case number and go by that. The NVC is particularly slow in getting the letters out but they will come.

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Filed: F-1 Visa Country: Japan
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What is their operation time? lol... Sorry this might be dumb question!!


07-26-2014: I-129 package mailed to Dallas Lockbox
08-11-2014: I-129 package returned for missing information (ouch!)
08-16-2014: I-129 package mailed back to Dallas Lockbox
08-19-2014: USPS confirmation I-129 package mailed to Dallas Lockbox

08-21-2014: NOA1 notice via text message
08-29-2014: NOA1 Hard Copy
10-15-2014: RFE notice from USCIS website

10-20-2014: RFE letter received
10-31-2014: RFE replied
12-16-2014: RFE notice from USCIS website
12-31-2014: RFE replied
01-05-2014: RFE response received via USCIS website

01-22-2014: NOA2 via USCIS website
02-26-2015: Received Packet 3
03-12-2015: Sent Packet 3
03-20-2015: Received Packet 4
04-16-2015: Interview
04-22-2015: Received K1 Visa in passport

07-13-2015: POE Chicago, IL
10-03-2015: Married!



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