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Well, it took 7 hours, but my fiancee's visa has been approved! Thanks to everyone for your help and big thanks to Hank for his website.

Now we play the waiting game. Hopefully we can get it in two weeks before my birthday. :dancing:

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Congratulations!


Visa Timeline3/31/14- Sent 129f4/8/14 - NOA1 Hardcopy7/28/14 - Medical Expedite (USCIS)8/14/14 - NOA2 Hardcopy9/5/14 - NVC Status "In-Transit"9/15/14 - NVC Status "READY"9/18/14 - Medical Expedite (Embassy)9/29/14 - CEAC Status date10/28/14 - Packet 4 11/04/14 - Medical Exam11/19/14- Interview Date - APPROVED11/20/14 - Admin Processing11/24/14 - Issued11/27/14 - VISA in Hand!!!!!!?12/4/14 - POE Miami 12/15/2014 - Married :joy:1/15/2015 - Social Security Card Received1/28/2015 - Drivers License Received2/13/2015 - Filed AOS (I-485,I-864,I-765,I-131)<p>
2/26/2015 - email/texts application accepted

3/23/2015 - Biometrics appt

"Trust in Jehovah with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding"

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Philippines
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I got mine 6 days after my interview :) for sure you'll get it soon. But I had to return my passport due to my incorrect birthdate. ?? hope you won't have the same problem that I have

Congratulations..


Service Center : Texas Service Center

Consulate : Manila, Philippines

I-129F Sent : 2014-03-18

I-129F NOA1 : 2014-03-27

I-129F RFE(s) : 2014-06-04

RFE Reply(s) : 2014-07-07

I-129F NOA2 : 2014-07-29

NVC Received : 2014-08-04

Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2014-09-02

NVC Left : 2014-08-13

Consulate Received : 2014-09-02

Interview Date : 2014-10-20

Interview Result : Approved :dancing:

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Congrats! :dance:

Two weeks should be do-able, we got ours in about that time. ;)


Hank

"Chance Favors The Prepared Mind"

 

 

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Congrats!


K-1
NOA1: 04/08/2014; NOA2: 04/21/2014; Visa interview, approved: 07/15/2014; POE: 07/25/2014; Marriage: 09/05/2014

 

AOS

NOA1:  09/12/2014;  Biometrics:  10/06/2014;  EAD/AP Received:  11/26/2014;  Interview Waiver Letter:  01/02/2015;  

RFE:  07/09/2015;  Permanent Residency Granted:  07/27/2015;  Green card Received:  08/22/2015

 

ROC

NOA1:  05/24/2017;  Biometrics:  06/13/2017;  Approved without interview:  09/05/2018;  10 Yr Green card Received:  09/13/2018

 

Naturalization

08/09/2020 -- Filed N-400 online

08/09/2020 -- NOA1 date

08/11/2020 -- NOA1 received in the mail

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Congrats!!!!


***K-1 Visa***

MAY 01, 2014: Met in person and got Engaged!
JULY 01, 2014: Sent I-129F Packet to Dallas Lockbox
JULY 04, 2014: Received via USPS Tracking
JULY 09, 2014: USCIS received the case - route to CSC - notified via email/text
JULY 10, 2014: NOA1 Hardcopy received and ARN changed
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014: Approved!!! (via USCIS site)...yipeee!!!! (80 days from NOA1)
OCTOBER 01, 2014: Got NOA2 Hardcopy
OCTOBER 15, 2014: Called NVC and got our MNL case # (19 days after approval)
OCTOBER 20, 2014: Paid the visa fee (BPI)
OCTOBER 22, 2014: Case status "In Transit". Completed and submitted DS-160 Form
OCTOBER 23, 2014: CEAC status "READY"
OCTOBER 30, 2014: Received NVC Letter thru mail (letter dated October 21st)
NOVEMBER 17, 2014: Medical (SLEC) - Result "Passed"
NOVEMBER 21, 2014: Received letter from US Embassy (Manila)
NOVEMBER 24, 2014: Interview - Result "Approved" :thumbs:
NOVEMBER 26, 2014: CEAC status "Administrative Processing"
NOVEMBER 28, 2014: CEAC status "ISSUED" :dance:
DECEMBER 02, 2014: Got text message from 2GO courier that my US Visa is ready to pick up :wow:
DECEMBER 06, 2014: Got my Visa. :dancing:
DECEMBER 15, 2014: CFO Seminar (didn't get my certificate and sticker - the counselor wanted to have copies of chat logs and I forgot to bring, huhuhu)
DECEMBER 19, 2014: Follow up seminar with CFO... Got my CFO certificate and seminar
DECEMBER 26, 2014: POE - San Francisco, CA (L) (L)
DECEMBER 30, 2014: Courthouse Wedding

JANUARY 15, 2015: Got my SS card (with my married name)

***AOS, EAD & AP***

MARCH 12, 2015: Sent AOS, EAD & AP packet via USPS (Express Mail)

MARCH 13, 2015: Packet delivered & signed (via USPS tracking)

MARCH 18, 2015: Receipt notice from USCIS (via text message and email)

MARCH 23, 2015: Received NOA's in mail

APRIL 04, 2015 : Received Biometrics Appointment Notice via mail

APRIL 14, 2015 : Biometrics (in Oakland)

APRIL 23, 2015 : Case Is Ready To Be Scheduled For An Interview

APRIL 29, 2015 : Received letter from USCIS for my initial interview

MAY 27, 2015 : EAD and AP is approved

MAY 29, 2015 : Interview.... APPROVED!!!

JUNE 04, 2015 : EAD/AP combo card received

JUNE 07, 2015 : GC received!!!

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I got mine 6 days after my interview :) for sure you'll get it soon. But I had to return my passport due to my incorrect birthdate. ?? hope you won't have the same problem that I have

Congratulations..

Was that 6 working days? Or 6 days (including weekend days?).

Our interview is 11-25-14 (tuesday). I've only got two weeks off work, so I have to get back onto a plane 12-6-14 (Saturday). I was under the understanding that if they approved the Visa after your interview....that they will send the Visa within 3 days? Am I wrong in thinking this? And is there a way that I can just pick up the Visa at the Embassy? We'll be staying about 15 minutes away from the Embassy, and I've already selected to pickup her Visa at the Mall of Asia courier service outlet. Is there anyway to request they just have it available for us at the Embassy for pickup?

Thanks! And congratulations to the OP!!! =D

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Was that 6 working days? Or 6 days (including weekend days?).

Our interview is 11-25-14 (tuesday). I've only got two weeks off work, so I have to get back onto a plane 12-6-14 (Saturday). I was under the understanding that if they approved the Visa after your interview....that they will send the Visa within 3 days? Am I wrong in thinking this? And is there a way that I can just pick up the Visa at the Embassy? We'll be staying about 15 minutes away from the Embassy, and I've already selected to pickup her Visa at the Mall of Asia courier service outlet. Is there anyway to request they just have it available for us at the Embassy for pickup?

Thanks! And congratulations to the OP!!! =D

My interview was Monday and the courier deliver it on Saturday.. I don't think you're allowed to pick it up at the embassy. That's why they have courier. To deliver it to you. Also, I'm not sure if they release visa 3 days after your interview..


Service Center : Texas Service Center

Consulate : Manila, Philippines

I-129F Sent : 2014-03-18

I-129F NOA1 : 2014-03-27

I-129F RFE(s) : 2014-06-04

RFE Reply(s) : 2014-07-07

I-129F NOA2 : 2014-07-29

NVC Received : 2014-08-04

Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2014-09-02

NVC Left : 2014-08-13

Consulate Received : 2014-09-02

Interview Date : 2014-10-20

Interview Result : Approved :dancing:

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Was that 6 working days? Or 6 days (including weekend days?).

Our interview is 11-25-14 (tuesday). I've only got two weeks off work, so I have to get back onto a plane 12-6-14 (Saturday). I was under the understanding that if they approved the Visa after your interview....that they will send the Visa within 3 days? Am I wrong in thinking this? And is there a way that I can just pick up the Visa at the Embassy? We'll be staying about 15 minutes away from the Embassy, and I've already selected to pickup her Visa at the Mall of Asia courier service outlet. Is there anyway to request they just have it available for us at the Embassy for pickup?

Thanks! And congratulations to the OP!!! =D

You are wrong. The interview is not issuance. Once the visa is issued then it is normally 7-10 days for delivery. No you can not pick up the visa at the embassy. MOA is the quickest option.


Hank

"Chance Favors The Prepared Mind"

 

 

HandArrow.gif       Visa Process at USEM for the Philippines;  https://www.visaconnection-philippines.com/us-embassy-usem.html

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