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Didnt recieve (form-i797)& NOA 1& 2 by postal mail, just informed by email

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I recieved NOA 1 in jan'15 and NOA 2 in march through e-mail. Both noa 1&2 were also supposed to be mailed at home as mentioned in email, but i didnt recieve them. Both me and my wife(us national) live in pakistan and i am applying through cr-1. I wanna know wether they mail on us adress nentioned in form i130 where we intend to live or do they mail abroad in my country(pakistan)? and do i really need to have hardcopies of noa 1 &2 for further processing? They also havent notified me about forwarding of my case to nvc. Somebody please guide about recieving mail as i am really worried..... :clock:

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When I petitioned for my husband 5 years ago we didn't need to use the NOA 1 or 2 for anything. It was just a notice telling us what was happening with our case. I filed from inside the USA so i did receive the papers in the mail. I don't know what happens if you live in another country.

I would suggest that if you don't find the answer you are looking for on visa journey that you call USCIS or NVC and ask them your questions. NVC is slow these days and it may take awhile for NVC to receive your case and get in touch with you.

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Our journey:

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September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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They will mail to the address you gave on the i-130. Once the case is received at NVC, they will send you a letter saying that your case have been received and a checklist for your documents. NVC states that this document checklist should be included when sending your package to them. Once you're at NVC, you will complete a document for choice of agent and from then on out, you can receive updates via email.


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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When I petitioned for my husband 5 years ago we didn't need to use the NOA 1 or 2 for anything. It was just a notice telling us what was happening with our case. I filed from inside the USA so i did receive the papers in the mail. I don't know what happens if you live in another country.

I would suggest that if you don't find the answer you are looking for on visa journey that you call USCIS or NVC and ask them your questions. NVC is slow these days and it may take awhile for NVC to receive your case and get in touch with you.

It is still same. Hard copies are not required any where. If someone wants to keep it for record email is enough.

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