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my interview feb23 . this is what happens .

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This is what happened to me with the US consular in Jerusalem ..Palestine

My interview was at Feb 23 , 2015 on Monday, I went to the consulate early and arrived at nine o'clock in the morning .. there were no queues in consulate. After I finished the security measures and inspection .. I satin the hall for a period of not more than two minutes..after two minutes of waiting .. I heard my name and I went to the checking employee. He reviewed my papers and documents and prepared me to meet the consular . He said that my documents are ok but the affidavit of support may be no be accepted , but the final decision is between the hands of consular . .. and he told me to sit down a little and that I gonna hear my name again to meet the consular ..

After a minute I heard my name. It was window number 17 . the Consular was handsome man at the age of nearly 40 years . These are the interview question ..

Consular : Good morning

Me : Good morning

Consular : How are you ?

Me : I'm fine , Thank you

Consular : Do you speak English ?

Me : Yes , I do

Consular : OK , that's good

Me : simple smile

Consular : Who is ( my wife name ) ?

Me : She is my wife

Consular : Where is she ?

Me : she is in america , California , sandiego .

Consular : Does she have brothers there ?

Me : yes .

Consular : ok , good , good

consular : would you raise your hand please ?

Me : ok

consular : Do you swear that everything in the papers is true ? Yes or no

Me : Yes

..

then the consular takes my fingerprints . and he said thank you . at that moment i was worry about affidavit of support , and the miracle was when the consular told me that the affidavit of support is ok . I was surprised that everything is ok . and then , the consular said , please sit down and the employee will told you what to do next . after 3 minutes . i heard my name again ,and the employee told me that i have to get a clearance from an Israeli center ( i'm Palestinian ) near the consulate , and he gave me the address and i got it . the employee told me that it takes from 1 week to 3 weeks to get the visa . today is a week after my interview day .

wish you all success


04/11/2009 MARRIAGE (IR1 VISA)

10/06/2013 I-130 SENT

12/06/2013 NOA 1 Form I-797 . USCIS received

20/12/2013 NOA 2 Transfer notice, Texas Service Center

17/01/2014 I-130 Approved

29/01/2014 NVC received the case

21/03/2014 Receive AOS Fee Payment 88$

23/03/2014 Receive DS-261 Agent and Address

25/03/2014 AOS Fee Payment PAID 88$

28/03/2014 Received IV Bill 230$

31/03/2014 IV Bill PAID 230$

03/04/2014 DS-261 DONE , SENT

03/04/2014 Received Affidavit of Support

04/04/2014 DS-260 DONE , SENT

06/04/2014 Original and Supporting documents , DONE , SENT .

21/04/2014 Affidavit of Support , DONE , SENT

07/05/2014 NVC First CHECKLIST ( Passport first page)

15/05/2014 NVC Second CHECKLIST(Affidavit of support)

08/07/ 2014 CASE COMPLETE

14 /08 2014 Interview Date, delayed due to Gaza war

23/10/2014 Interview Date , Delayed due to late arrival of appointment letter

26/11/2014 Interview Date , Delayed due to no permit to reach embassy

04/12/2014 Interview Date , Delayed due to no permit to reach embassy

23/02/2015 Interview Date , DONE , WAITING VISA .

23/03/2015 VISA ISSUED

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*** Unanswered duplicate thread removed from other forum; please post just once on a single topic. This thread moved from Embassy/Consulate forum to the CR-1 Case Progress subforum, where similar messages are found. ***


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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