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From 2 months of AP to 2nd interview to being ISSUED!! GOD is great :) London embassy

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I am so happy I just couldn't resist myself to share my story/my fiance's story! Fiance had his first interview on March 27. The CO was not satisfied at the end of the interview so she told him London embassy will mail him a letter. No 221G either!! Just felt like a verbal refusal as she said she wasn't convinced. My heart sank. We were so sad and depressed as we already had planned everything and fixed our wedding dates in the States. After two months of patiently waiting we decided to get married in the UK. I even got a UK marriage visitor visa so that we can file Spousal visa after marriage. After coming to UK in June my fiance found a letter mailed to him from embassy asking him to attend another interview. We looked at the date and got another shock. The mail arrived after 1.5 months of the interview date. We thought we would go crazy. After calming ourselves down we decided to write london embassy an email explaining our situation. Within 2 business days embassy emailed us back saying it is fine and that they can arrange another interview date for us. This time I went to the interview with him thinking they will let me stand on the lobby at least. Anyway they dont allow any visitor inside so I waited for him outside on the street. He came outside after 2 hrs looking very happy. He was approved!! Today I checked status on Ceac site and it says Issued!!.. I have been a regular on visajourney since August of last year. Learned so much from here and will be needing the help once again during the adjustment status filing period.

Anyone going through london embassy know that they are pretty good, easy, and I would say very flexible! :D

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Hi Nusshaf, I'm a little confused by your story. I understand the end that you were approved for your visa. So you didn't get married, because you found the letter for the 2nd interview? Either way, it sounds like you and you guy are happy, so naturally I'm happy for you as well! :joy:

Priority Mailed I-129 on 8/10/15

Tracked and Received by Texas Lockbox 8/12/15

N.O.A.1 email/text 08/17/15

N.O.A. 1 hard copy 8/21/15

R.F.E. 09/02/15 ?

N.O.A. 2 email/text 09/24/15

N.O.A. 2 hard copy 09/28/15

N.V.C. Received 10/15/15

N.V.C Case#10/19/15

N.V.C. In Transit 10/20/15

Case Received 10/22/15

Medical 11/17/

Appointment date 11/18/15

Approval 11/18/15!!!!!!!!!!

P.O.E. J.F.K.- 11/27/15 ?????

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*** Thread moved from K-1 Process forum to the K-1 Case Progress subforum. ***

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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