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NOA1 recieved from CSC and so far so good. An opportunity for a new career has presented itself and it would be a significant pay raise with a far superior home/work life balance. I am worried that if I take this new opportunity I will need to notify them and it will slow things down and give them a place they could mess up my application. Has anyone had any experience in this area? Should I pass on this in the interest of getting this process completed in the fastest way possible? Thanks.

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Can you be a little more specific?

If your question is with regard to "CHANGE OF ADDRESS", then absolutely not it wont slow it down one bit.

if your question is with regard to "Biographical Data " , then dont worry about it and update the Case officer once you hit the embassy

if your question is with regard to "financial data " , then dont worry about it; The financial stuff doesn't happen until later.

PETITIONER change of address is easy to do online!

BENEFICIARY change of address is a bit more difficult, and there are a couple very recent threads which i provided the information for this.

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PETITION I-130

1/2/2015 - Petition sent to Phoenix Lockbox

1/6/2015 - NOA #1 Receipt

7/1/2015 - NOA #2 Approved

7/10/2015 - Email from Nebraska stating sent the case to NVC

NVC

7/16/15 - Case Received by NVC

7/30/15 - Case number assigned

8/3/15 - DS-261 Agent available

8/4/15 - DS-261 Agent completed

8/4/15 - AOS fee available & paid

8/6/15 - Check cleared the bank & bar-code cover sheet now available

8/13/15 - AOS Packet & IV Packet sent to NVC by priority mail

8/15/15 - IV fee available & paid same day

8/17/15 - NVC received package

8/19/15 - Check cleared the bank & DS-260 available & DS-260 completed!!! ALSO, we received email notification from NVC that they received package on 8/17

- Case completed at NVC

- Case sent to Embassy on this date

EMBASSY

- Embassy received packet

- Wife received Packet 3/4 Instructions

- Medical appointment

- Interview

Point of Entry

- Enter Austin, Texas

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Hey guys!

NOA1 recieved from CSC and so far so good. An opportunity for a new career has presented itself and it would be a significant pay raise with a far superior home/work life balance. I am worried that if I take this new opportunity I will need to notify them and it will slow things down and give them a place they could mess up my application. Has anyone had any experience in this area? Should I pass on this in the interest of getting this process completed in the fastest way possible? Thanks.

Notify Them? Who is them?

If it USCIS they don't care if you got a new job or a pay raise...

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Thanks for the response. To clarify:

1.) Neither of us will be changing our addresses.

2.) My fiancée is the one going to the embassy and I was worried they would see the biographical data and deny her based on it not matching what I submitted originally.

3.) The financial data is fine. I was just hoping they don't penalize me on tenure of employment given I have been with my current company 8 years.

I assume they understand people will always work to better their positions and are used to seeing a few employment stats change from time to time.

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once you are done with paperwork they don't care about any job changes. where you were fired or got a better job.

Congrats with the new position :)


K-1 Visa Timeline!
Service Center : California Service Center
Consulate : Guanzhou, China

 


I-129F Sent : 2015-01-14 I-129F NOA1 : 2015-01-16                     California SC received: 2015-01-21
I-129F NOA1 hardcopy: 2015-01-27 I-129F NOA2 : 2015-02-06   I-129F NOA2 hardcopy: 2015-02-18
NVC received: 2015-02-18 Consulate Received : 2015-02-27
Fiance received the hard mail from NVC with a new assinged number: 2015-3-3
received instructions (pkt 3): 2015-3-5 (hard mail)          
paid visa fee: 2015-3-12
received appointment letter (pkt 4): 2015-3-12 (email)    
Medical: 2015-04-03 Picked medical up: 2015-04-10
Interview Date : 2015-4-14 Interview Result :Approved   Visa Received :
2015-4-24
US Entry : 2015-5-19
Marriage : 2015-6-27

 
 

AOS:

Spoiler

filed for AOS: 2015-7-16 delivered to Chicago Lockbox: 2015-7-20

Electronic NOA1: 2015-7-23 Hard copies NOA1: 2015-7-28

Biometrics appointment letter: 2015-8-1 Biometrics appointment: 2015-8-12

RFE :( 2015-8-19 RFE hard copy: 2015-8-22

Finally sent RFE back:: 2015-10-02 RFE was delivered: 2015-10-05

USCIS updated status on "request for evidence was received": 2015-10-07

Combo card is being produced: 2015-10-26 (exactly three weeks after submitting RFE)

Case status update; card was mailed: 2015-10-28 Received EAD approval letter: 2015-10-29

Combo card received: 2015-11-2 Interview scheduled: 2015-12-21 (APPROVED :dancing: )

Green card received: 2015-12-21

N-400.319(b)

Spoiler

October 17, 2016 - case filed 

October 25, 2016 - NOA1

December 19, 2016 - Biometrics at GUZ field Office 

December 2, 2017 - Inquiry about the case being outside the processing time norms

January 2, 2018 - notification regarding the inquiry being outside processing time norms, the case has not assigned yet 

February 23, 2018 - scheduled for the Interview 

March 21, 2018 -  a response was sent to my inquiry about why your case is taking longer than our processing time

April 4, 2018 - Interview 

April 12, 2019 - in line for the Oath Ceremony

 

ROC

Spoiler

October 28, 2017 - filed I-751 case

November 6, 2017 - NOA1

November 20, 2017 - biometric at GUZ field office 

March 4, 2018 - status change: Your case was received by your local office 

 

 

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Thanks for the response. To clarify:

1.) Neither of us will be changing our addresses.

2.) My fiancée is the one going to the embassy and I was worried they would see the biographical data and deny her based on it not matching what I submitted originally.

3.) The financial data is fine. I was just hoping they don't penalize me on tenure of employment given I have been with my current company 8 years.

I assume they understand people will always work to better their positions and are used to seeing a few employment stats change from time to time.

Financially - no. All you need to prove is you meet minimum poverty guidelines to support your fiancee. Just make sure you keep copies of your pay slips and tax returns etc when it comes to the embassy interview. Considering you have a promotion it sounds like you are fine!

Instructions are here: http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-134instr.pdf

Requirements on proof of finances for I-134 I hear depends on local embassy - you may be best heading to the VJ forum for your country on the typical evidence the US embassy requires in Czech Republic.


K1 Timeline

November 21st 2013 - First Met

November 18th 2014 - I-129f Submitted

November 24th 2014 - NOA 1

May 22nd 2015 - NOA 2 - no RFE!

June 4th 2015 - Case Sent to NVC

June 6th 2015 - NVC receives case

June 15th 2015 - Case Sent to Embassy

June 16th 2015 - Phoned NVC and finally got case number (tried 12th June and had not been assigned)

June 16th 2015 - Medical booked

June 21st 2015 - Sent Packet "3" - DS 160 and readiness

June 25th 2015 - Embassy sends letter in receipt of receiving case

June 30th 2015 - Medical

July 28th 2015 - Interview - Approved!

August 3rd 2015 - Email request to collect from courier office (Went straight from "Ready" to "Issued" did not see AP in CEAC)

August 4th 2015 - Collected packet from Chancery Lane Courier Office

August 7th 2015 - Arrived in Houston and end of K1 journey :)

Adjustment of Status Timeline

August 10th 2015 - Applied for SSN, obtained SSN number next day

August 15th 2015 - SSN card arrived

August 20th 2015 - Married! :)

August 24th 2015 - sent packet to USCIS via FedEx [AOS, AP & EAD]

August 26th 2015 - packet received at USCIS

August 28th 2015 - NOA 1 for all three applications

September 15th 2015 - RFE - request 1040A, W2's was not enough

September 24th 2015 - Biometrics completed

September 28th 2015 - RFE response received by USCIS

October 27th 2015 - EAD approved

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I see no problems, if you change addresses, then contact USCIS, call them and write them also. Use your NOA 1 info.

Otherwise congrats on doing better in this economy, the worst since Herbert Hoover was president!

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