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Made it to the US what is next? (split)

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Hi...

I hope you can help.

My fiance is now with me in the states (K1) and we're going to be married on April 25th. This will begin the AOS process. However, we never received her NOA2 at any point and we're still waiting.

We have an NOA 1, form 797 and an I-797C form but nothing with NOA2 indicated. It never came. I checked to see where we could get it resent but have been unable to find any information about where to ask. We need this for her AOS soon.

Her K1 was granted on march 19th and we're in the states now but nothing has come. What am I suppose to do now?? Where or who do i contact and how??

After reading a lot about this I guess this isn't uncommon for them to "forget" considering if you want a copy you have to pay a lot of money for it.

We also have all the other letters pertaining to the original approval of her visa, including a letter from the Department of State telling us that the NVC received her APPROVED visa and that they forwarded it to the US embassy in Manila. It gives her case number and receipt number in this letter.

Can someone please help us out real soon???

Doug


"Remember, I'm pullin' for ya. We're all in this together". Red Green.

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~~Thread split from 3 year old thread and Moved to Adjustment of Status from Family Based Visas, from General Immigration. Please don't post your question in older or other members threads as your question can get lost.~~

~~Duplicate post also removed as it contained personal information.~~


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Met Playing Everquest in 2005
Engaged 9-15-2006
K-1 & 4 K-2'S
Filed 05-09-07
Interview 03-12-08
Visa received 04-21-08
Entry 05-06-08
Married 06-21-08
AOS X5
Filed 07-08-08
Cards Received01-22-09
Roc X5
Filed 10-17-10
Cards Received02-22-11
Citizenship
Filed 10-17-11
Interview 01-12-12
Oath 06-29-12

Citizenship for older 2 boys

Filed 03/08/2014

NOA/fee waiver 03/19/2014

Biometrics 04/15/14

Interview 05/29/14

In line for Oath 06/20/14

Oath 09/19/2014 We are all done! All USC no more USCIS

 

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Do not wait on an NOA 2 hardcopy, as most people never get one any more. My friend just approved in January, has never gotten one.

Take a photo copy of the test/e mail, or what ever showing your NOA 2 approval, it is all you need!

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So you never received a letter stating "your petition was approved and sent to the embassy....."? There is no paper saying NOA2, it appears as I-797 too on the upper right of the paper. Read the letters you received. If you really didn't get it, I've read on here that some contacted/emailed their service center. Here is a link http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/379210-noa2-never-received/


My K1 timeline (4 months/NO expedites): http://www.visajourney.com/timeline/profile.php?cfl=0&id=163489

My AOS timeline (10 months):

08/16/2014 - Sent in AOS package

08/18/2014 - Delivered per USPS website

08/22/2014 - Text of receipt numbers received

08/27/2014 - NOA hard copies received (dated 08/19 and 08/21)

08/29/2014 - Notice date of Biometrics letter

09/11/2014 - Received Biometrics appointment letter

09/18/2014 - Biometrics completed at USCIS Raleigh, North Carolina

11/08/2014 - EAD / Travel Document approved and went to card production

11/19/2014 - Received EAD/AP combo card (dated 11/14/2014)

12/16/2014 - Received Notice of Potential Interview Waiver letter dated 12/11/14

06/24/2015 - AOS approved! Card picked up by USPS KY for delivery

06/26/2015 - Received green card by mail (Yay I can rest for 2 years!)

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NOA2 is the second letter you should have received from USCIS during the I-129F processing. It simply says in the upper right corner, "I-797, Notice of Action". In the box labeled Notice Type it says: "Approval Notice, Valid from ...(dates)". In the main paragraph body it starts by saying: "The above petition has been approved. We have sent the original visa petition to the Department of State National Visa Center(NVC)....". At the bottom of the page should be the USCIS Service Center address on the left and a bar code on the right. Maybe you received it and didn't recognize it for what it was. Hope this helps.

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