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my case was rejected, igot the 1st NOA with rejection result, I corrected the mistake and resubmit the package again.

do I have to wait for other NOA ? how I can track my package? I can use the same receipt number of the 1st NOA to know the status online ?

please share your experience

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you gotta wait till you receive noa2 which means the application was approved by uscis..depending at what service center you belong to it can take up to 5 months..but if its TSC it will take longer.


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First met: August 23rd 2013 (F)
Engaged: November 13th 2014 :wub:
I-129f sent: March 20th 2015
Received by USICS: March 25th 2015
Mail notification + Case accepted and routed to CSC:
March 27th 2015

NOA1 hard Copy received: April 4th 2015 :dancing:

Mail notification - Petition Approved NOA2: May 8th 2015

B-) NOA2 hard Copy received: May 15th 2015 :thumbs::dance:

Called NVC & Received Case NR: May 29th 2015 :thumbs:

At NVC: Since 21th May 2015

Stuck at AP :clock:

left NVC/ In Transit to Frankfurt: 3rd June 2015 :dancing:

Ready at Embassy Frankfurt: 5th June 2015 :wow:

Packet 3 received: 11th June 2015

DS-160 Submitted: 16th June 2015

Fee paid: 18th June 2015

Package 3 sent: 13th July 2015

Ready to schedule Interview: 16th July 2015
Medical passed: 21st July 2015

Interview: 5th August 2015 :star: -> Approved

POE: 27th August 2015

Date of Marriage: 3rd September 2015 (L):luv:

:energy::energy::energy: :energy: :energy::energy:

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my case was rejected, igot the 1st NOA with rejection result, I corrected the mistake and resubmit the package again.

do I have to wait for other NOA ? how I can track my package? I can use the same receipt number of the 1st NOA to know the status online ?

please share your experience

The only rejection you should ever worry about during this process is when you go to your embassy interview. The USCIS and NVC you could easily correct it and resend documents but the embassy interview, if rejected means you have to start all over again and thats another 10-12 months of waiting again.

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you gotta wait till you receive noa2 which means the application was approved by uscis..depending at what service center you belong to it can take up to 5 months..but if its TSC it will take longer.

thank you for your reply, but if I want to track it what is the way ? do I have to track it depends on the receipt number of the 1 NOA ?

The second NOA will take the same receipt number ? or new one ?

and what do you mean by TSC ?

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The only rejection you should ever worry about during this process is when you go to your embassy interview. The USCIS and NVC you could easily correct it and resend documents but the embassy interview, if rejected means you have to start all over again and thats another 10-12 months of waiting again.

I agree with you, but the rejection which I got was more than 2 months now, and I don't know how to track my second package, I am just worry that it might be lost, even the track of the post office says it's arrived to Chicago lockbox on 17.04.2015.

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thank you for your reply, but if I want to track it what is the way ? do I have to track it depends on the receipt number of the 1 NOA ?

The second NOA will take the same receipt number ? or new one ?

and what do you mean by TSC ?

and I am sorry, my service center unknown yet, cuz the USCIS haven't inform me about it, and I corrected my timeline

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thank you for your reply, but if I want to track it what is the way ? do I have to track it depends on the receipt number of the 1 NOA ?

The second NOA will take the same receipt number ? or new one ?

and what do you mean by TSC ?

TSC is Texas service center & CSC ia California service center. Where did you send it to? What lockbox?


Our Story

I'm the benificary

First met: August 23rd 2013 (F)
Engaged: November 13th 2014 :wub:
I-129f sent: March 20th 2015
Received by USICS: March 25th 2015
Mail notification + Case accepted and routed to CSC:
March 27th 2015

NOA1 hard Copy received: April 4th 2015 :dancing:

Mail notification - Petition Approved NOA2: May 8th 2015

B-) NOA2 hard Copy received: May 15th 2015 :thumbs::dance:

Called NVC & Received Case NR: May 29th 2015 :thumbs:

At NVC: Since 21th May 2015

Stuck at AP :clock:

left NVC/ In Transit to Frankfurt: 3rd June 2015 :dancing:

Ready at Embassy Frankfurt: 5th June 2015 :wow:

Packet 3 received: 11th June 2015

DS-160 Submitted: 16th June 2015

Fee paid: 18th June 2015

Package 3 sent: 13th July 2015

Ready to schedule Interview: 16th July 2015
Medical passed: 21st July 2015

Interview: 5th August 2015 :star: -> Approved

POE: 27th August 2015

Date of Marriage: 3rd September 2015 (L):luv:

:energy::energy::energy: :energy: :energy::energy:

AOS

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I have sent it to Chicago lockbox

so either CSC or Vermont. you have to have a number and 3 letters in front of it ..what letters are there ?


Our Story

I'm the benificary

First met: August 23rd 2013 (F)
Engaged: November 13th 2014 :wub:
I-129f sent: March 20th 2015
Received by USICS: March 25th 2015
Mail notification + Case accepted and routed to CSC:
March 27th 2015

NOA1 hard Copy received: April 4th 2015 :dancing:

Mail notification - Petition Approved NOA2: May 8th 2015

B-) NOA2 hard Copy received: May 15th 2015 :thumbs::dance:

Called NVC & Received Case NR: May 29th 2015 :thumbs:

At NVC: Since 21th May 2015

Stuck at AP :clock:

left NVC/ In Transit to Frankfurt: 3rd June 2015 :dancing:

Ready at Embassy Frankfurt: 5th June 2015 :wow:

Packet 3 received: 11th June 2015

DS-160 Submitted: 16th June 2015

Fee paid: 18th June 2015

Package 3 sent: 13th July 2015

Ready to schedule Interview: 16th July 2015
Medical passed: 21st July 2015

Interview: 5th August 2015 :star: -> Approved

POE: 27th August 2015

Date of Marriage: 3rd September 2015 (L):luv:

:energy::energy::energy: :energy: :energy::energy:

AOS

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The only rejection you should ever worry about during this process is when you go to your embassy interview. The USCIS and NVC you could easily correct it and resend documents but the embassy interview, if rejected means you have to start all over again and thats another 10-12 months of waiting again.

The section of the above post in bold and red is not quite correct. In the event of a spousal visa denial at an Embassy/Consulate interview, you don't "start over again," you will be facing a road much more arduous than simply starting over. What anyone in that situation would be facing is the possibility of being issued a Notice of Intent to Revoke which requires a rebuttal. Submission of a rebuttal is no guarantee of reaffirmation. If the petition approval is revoked, then you must deal with the appeals process. There is no time limit on any of it so the amount of time spent waiting could potentially be years.


Our journey:

Spoiler

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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The section of the above post in bold and red is not quite correct. In the event of a spousal visa denial at an Embassy/Consulate interview, you don't "start over again," you will be facing a road much more arduous than simply starting over. What anyone in that situation would be facing is the possibility of being issued a Notice of Intent to Revoke which requires a rebuttal. Submission of a rebuttal is no guarantee of reaffirmation. If the petition approval is revoked, then you must deal with the appeals process. There is no time limit on any of it so the amount of time spent waiting could potentially be years.

You are correct that there is more options if the embassy interview comes back rejected BUT has any local immigration attorney would say, the best thing is to start the whole process. Going through the process of getting the rejection over turn requires more time, more money and a expensive immigration attorney because this is not something you do on your own. At least with starting over, it shows more probable cause that the marriage is real on the next interview.

Anybody could google this information if they think i am wrong and anybody could call an immigration attorney with this simple question. Definitely not a good advice to fight any rejection unless there is hard core evidence, probable cause and you know people in the inside.

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At least with starting over, it shows more probable cause that the marriage is real on the next interview.

:no:

Starting over could also yield the same result, a refused visa. Even if one does start over, they would have to voluntarily withdraw the other petition without seeing specific reasons why the refusal occurred in the first place. Personally, I would be leery of any attorney advising this, but that's just me.

Edited by Ryan H

Our journey:

Spoiler

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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Starting over could also yield the same result, a refused visa. Even if one does start over, they would have to voluntarily withdraw the other petition without seeing specific reasons why the refusal occurred in the first place. Personally, I would be leery of any attorney advising this, but that's just me.

Good point, it does depend on the reason of rejection. If they lie on the application/petition then starting over would not work BUT if the couple did have a true love marriage but their embassy its in a high fraud country with officers feeling the need to reject people at will, then starting over would be much wiser with an immigration attorney at hand.

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if the couple did have a true love marriage but their embassy its in a high fraud country with officers feeling the need to reject people at will, then starting over would be much wiser with an immigration attorney at hand.

This information is not remotely what any of a dozen immigration attorneys recommended to me in this circumstance, nor is it advisable (as Ryan H has stated) or typically fruitful unless the reason for the rejection is known and can be corrected. There are other variables, including whether a fraud marker has been placed on the file. Please avoid pronouncing theoretical absolutes about the consular process when long-time members have experienced quite the opposite in reality.

Edited by TBoneTX

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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Anybody could google this information if they think i am wrong and anybody could call an immigration attorney with this simple question. Definitely not a good advice to fight any rejection unless there is hard core evidence, probable cause and you know people in the inside.

Google this site for threads that absolutely contradict your advice.


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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