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For example, say they approve us in October 215, what goes on AFTER that and when do they send paperwork or notification to Guyana (in our case) so that the embassy there can set an interview date; or do they set the date?



USCIS Stage


Marriage: 3/21/15


I-130 Sent: 5/03/15


NOA1: 5/08/15


NOA2 (approval): 10/26/15



NVC Stage (CR1)


NVC Received Case: 11/12/15


NVC Scan Date: 12/2/15


Paid AOS fee: 12/04/15


Paid IV fee: 12/04/15


AOS & IV Package sent: 12/16/15


NVC Case Complete: 1/26/16


Interview Date: 4/27/16


Interview Result: Approved!!!






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For example, say they approve us in October 215, what goes on AFTER that and when do they send paperwork or notification to Guyana (in our case) so that the embassy there can set an interview date; or do they set the date?

Well if this is for a I-130 petition The petition doesn't leave NVC until you are assigned an interview.


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Well if this is for a I-130 petition The petition doesn't leave NVC until you are assigned an interview.

Oh, ok. So it is the NVC that determines the interview date at the embassy abroad then?



USCIS Stage


Marriage: 3/21/15


I-130 Sent: 5/03/15


NOA1: 5/08/15


NOA2 (approval): 10/26/15



NVC Stage (CR1)


NVC Received Case: 11/12/15


NVC Scan Date: 12/2/15


Paid AOS fee: 12/04/15


Paid IV fee: 12/04/15


AOS & IV Package sent: 12/16/15


NVC Case Complete: 1/26/16


Interview Date: 4/27/16


Interview Result: Approved!!!






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The NVC doesn't approve anything.

They will send you case to the embassy or consulate after an interview has been booked.

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Oh, ok. So it is the NVC that determines the interview date at the embassy abroad then?

Every month NVC gets the schedule of slots available for certain Visa types. They are putting case Complete Cases in those slots. They either stop when they run out of slots or run out of petitions/cases to put in. Most scheduling starts about last week of month to 1st week of next month. September should start sometime next week for some embassies.


Case Complete to Interview spreadsheet

From now on your VJ Member name will be verified. If the name you put on form to be added to spreadsheet comes up not found, you will not be added to the spreadsheet. If you don't have a timeline you will not be added to the spreadsheet.
Please Please put your VJ member name only. Not nicknames or real names whatever your VJ name is. It's below your profile picture!!

:goofy:


Come join the current Interview thread: 

 

Case-Complete-to-Interview-December-2018/
Case Complete to Interview Form
Case Complete to Interview Spreadsheet
NVC Filers Wiki Process

 

 

 

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For example, say they approve us in October 215, what goes on AFTER that and when do they send paperwork or notification to Guyana (in our case) so that the embassy there can set an interview date; or do they set the date?

After USCIS approves the i130, they will forward the case to NVC.

At NVC you will pay the AOS and IV fees and your will submit the AOS and IV packages. It will take more or less 6 months (approximately) to finish the NVC stage. Once your case gets completed, it will take NVC a month or so to schedule the embassy interview.

If my timeline estimate is wrong, kindly correct. Thanks.

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The NVC doesn't approve anything.

They will send you case to the embassy or consulate after an interview has been booked.

Ok, and WHO books that interview? Does an an agency in the states work with the embassy abroad to determine an open slot or is it solely on the embassy's based on their availability?



USCIS Stage


Marriage: 3/21/15


I-130 Sent: 5/03/15


NOA1: 5/08/15


NOA2 (approval): 10/26/15



NVC Stage (CR1)


NVC Received Case: 11/12/15


NVC Scan Date: 12/2/15


Paid AOS fee: 12/04/15


Paid IV fee: 12/04/15


AOS & IV Package sent: 12/16/15


NVC Case Complete: 1/26/16


Interview Date: 4/27/16


Interview Result: Approved!!!






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After USCIS approves the i130, they will forward the case to NVC.

At NVC you will pay the AOS and IV fees and your will submit the AOS and IV packages. It will take more or less 6 months (approximately) to finish the NVC stage. Once your case gets completed, it will take NVC a month or so to schedule the embassy interview.

If my timeline estimate is wrong, kindly correct. Thanks.

Ok, just saw your post AFTER I submitted my last post so you answered the question in part. Also, forgive me as I am new this and all these acronyms and abbreviations I am still trying to learn; things like "AOS" and "IV fees." lol



USCIS Stage


Marriage: 3/21/15


I-130 Sent: 5/03/15


NOA1: 5/08/15


NOA2 (approval): 10/26/15



NVC Stage (CR1)


NVC Received Case: 11/12/15


NVC Scan Date: 12/2/15


Paid AOS fee: 12/04/15


Paid IV fee: 12/04/15


AOS & IV Package sent: 12/16/15


NVC Case Complete: 1/26/16


Interview Date: 4/27/16


Interview Result: Approved!!!






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Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!



USCIS Stage


Marriage: 3/21/15


I-130 Sent: 5/03/15


NOA1: 5/08/15


NOA2 (approval): 10/26/15



NVC Stage (CR1)


NVC Received Case: 11/12/15


NVC Scan Date: 12/2/15


Paid AOS fee: 12/04/15


Paid IV fee: 12/04/15


AOS & IV Package sent: 12/16/15


NVC Case Complete: 1/26/16


Interview Date: 4/27/16


Interview Result: Approved!!!






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Ok, and WHO books that interview? Does an an agency in the states work with the embassy abroad to determine an open slot or is it solely on the embassy's based on their availability?

I'm still at NVC, but from what I understand, once NVC completes CR-1 review, they reach out to the embassy for upcoming month open slots, then schedule interviews based on embassy's workload. Someone with recent CR/R-1 interview can shed more light.

I'm not sure who notifies the beneficiary.. NVC or embassy.. or how (postal letter or email) ?


USCIS

January 16, 2015 I-130 Mailed, Chi lockbox January 20, 2015 Priority Date, January 21, 2015 NOA1 notice date, Assigned VSC, January 23, 2015 Check Cashed, electronically March 5, 2015 NOA2

NVC

March 27, 2015 NVC received April 6, 2015 Case#, IIN# assigned April 8, 2015 Paid AOS + IV fee Invoices May 5, 2015 AOS + IV package submitted May 11, 2015 Scan Date

June 11, 2015 DS-260 submitted June 25, 2015 False checklist (for ds260).. hello? June 30, 2015 Answered checklist Aug 5, 2015 Escalated to Supervisor review Aug 13, 2015 Case Complete

Consular

Sept 10, 2015 Interview Scheduled Sept 11, 2015 P4 Letter received Sept 21, 2015 file In transit from NVC Sept 23, 2015 file at Embassy

Sept 28, 2015 Medical Oct 14, 2015 Biometrics Oct 15, 2015 Interview (Approved) Oct 19, 2015 IV visa Issued Oct 23, 2015 Passport Pickup

POE

Nov 2, 2015 Entered the US Nov 16, 2015 Applied for SSN, walk-in Nov 20, 2015 Social Security Card recd Jan 15, 2016 GC received

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