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Hi there,

My husband received notice that we got approval today for our i-130 application. I'm assuming that our stuff is now being sent to the NVC where we then wait to get notice?

I am curious about the affidavit of support part. My husband collects Workmans Compensation as well as Disability benefits from being in a workplace accident. I'm worried they won't accept this, or what the process is for him to submit or attach for proof of support. He makes enough with those two benefits. Any help or experience from anyone who's done this?

About how long does the process take now once the NVC has received everything till the time I will be able to move down to be with him?

Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advanced.

-Austin & Alyssa


Service Center : Texas Service Center

Consulate : Montreal, Canada

Marriage (if applicable): 2014/10/04

I-130 Sent : 2014-11-04

I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-12

I-130 Approved : 2015-03-26

NVC Received : 2015-04-14

Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-04-23

Pay AOS Bill : 2015-04-23

Send AOS Package : 2015-05-15

Submit DS-261 : 2015-04-23

Receive IV Bill : 2015-05-01

Pay IV Bill : 2015-06-10

Send IV Package : 2015-05-15

Completed DS-260: 2015-06-11

Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :2015-08-27

Case Completed at NVC : 2015-07-15

Interview Date : September 24, 2015

Interview Result : Administrative Processing

Visa Received : October 15, 2015

US Entry : November 11, 2015

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Hi there,

My husband received notice that we got approval today for our i-130 application. I'm assuming that our stuff is now being sent to the NVC where we then wait to get notice?

I am curious about the affidavit of support part. My husband collects Workmans Compensation as well as Disability benefits from being in a workplace accident. I'm worried they won't accept this, or what the process is for him to submit or attach for proof of support. He makes enough with those two benefits. Any help or experience from anyone who's done this?

About how long does the process take now once the NVC has received everything till the time I will be able to move down to be with him?

Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advanced.

-Austin & Alyssa

Congratulations. Here is the NVC Process wiki that will lay out all that's in front of you. In about 2 weeks start calling NVC.


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Congratulations on your NOA2. :thumbs:

We just got our NVC case number and invoice number today, which took about two weeks from the time NVC was sent our papers from USCIS.

If you haven't already, now is the time to start collecting all the financial and supporting documents and filling out the AOS. If your husband meets the federal minimum income level with his benefits, then that will be enough for the AOS. Does he still do a tax return each year? Cause if so, then a IRS transcript will be enough as proof of income. If not, does he have letters or checks to show that he receives this compensation?


Met online October 2010


Engaged December 31st 2011


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USCIS Stage


September 8th 2014 - Filed I-130 with Nebraska Service Center


September 16th 2014 - NOA1 received


March 2nd 2015 - NOA2 received :dancing:



NVC Stage


March 28th 2015 - Choice of agent complete & AOS fee paid


April 17th 2015 - IV fee paid


May 1st 2015 - Sent in IV application


May 12th 2015 - Sent in AOS and IV documents


May 18th 2015 - Scan Date


June 18th 2015 - Checklist received


June 22nd 2015 - Checklist response sent to NVC


June 25th 2015 - Put for Supervisor Review


Sept 15th 2015 - Request help from Texas US Senator Cornyn and his team


Sept 23rd 2015 - Our case is moved from supervisor review to NVC's team for dealing with Senator requests


Nov 4th 2015 - CASE COMPLETE!!!! :dancing:



Embassy Stage


Dec 16th 2015 - Medical exam


Dec 21st 2015 - Interview


Dec 21st 2015 - 221(g) issued at interview for updated forms


Jan 13th 2016 - Mailed our reply to the 221(g) to the US Embassy, received and CEAC updated the next morning


Jan 20th 2016 - Embassy require more in-depth info on asset for i-864


Feb 1st 2016 - Sent more in-depth info on assets as requested. Received the next morning


Feb 16th 2016 - Visa has been issued :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :dancing: :dancing:



In the US


April 5th 2016 - POE Newark. No questions asked.


April 14th 2016 - SSN received


May 10th 2016 - First day at my new job :dancing:


May 27th 2016 - Green Card received


June 7th 2016 - Got my Texas driver's license

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Congratulations on your NOA2. :thumbs:

We just got our NVC case number and invoice number today, which took about two weeks from the time NVC was sent our papers from USCIS.

If you haven't already, now is the time to start collecting all the financial and supporting documents and filling out the AOS. If your husband meets the federal minimum income level with his benefits, then that will be enough for the AOS. Does he still do a tax return each year? Cause if so, then a IRS transcript will be enough as proof of income. If not, does he have letters or checks to show that he receives this compensation?

Hi there,

He doesn't do tax returns for these benefits but he can get letters and statements showing proof of benefits paid out weekly and monthly. This will be enough?


Service Center : Texas Service Center

Consulate : Montreal, Canada

Marriage (if applicable): 2014/10/04

I-130 Sent : 2014-11-04

I-130 NOA1 : 2014-11-12

I-130 Approved : 2015-03-26

NVC Received : 2015-04-14

Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2015-04-23

Pay AOS Bill : 2015-04-23

Send AOS Package : 2015-05-15

Submit DS-261 : 2015-04-23

Receive IV Bill : 2015-05-01

Pay IV Bill : 2015-06-10

Send IV Package : 2015-05-15

Completed DS-260: 2015-06-11

Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :2015-08-27

Case Completed at NVC : 2015-07-15

Interview Date : September 24, 2015

Interview Result : Administrative Processing

Visa Received : October 15, 2015

US Entry : November 11, 2015

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