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Your profile says IR-5, but you posted in the AOS forum, which is confusing. What kind of visa are you applying for, and what kind of documents did you need to send?


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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My son was the petitioner, My immigrant visa was approved in Saudi Arabia, but unfotunately i have to go back to my point of origin when i resigned, so i have to go back to the Phils. From there i booked my flight but did not let me fly to US because the envelope that was sealed was opened. I have to send the package back to US Embassy-Manila to be resealed. The Embassy found out that my medical exam was expired coz the changed the regulation that its good for six months only. So they issue me a REPLACEMENT VISA. In which i have to pay the visa again, new medical exam, NBI Clearance & Birth certificate and on the interview they asked me to have my son send a letter why he did not file Income Tax 2014 which he did and i forwarded it to them. Now its been 2months already since they received the letter through 2Go mailing service. My question is, "How long am I going to wait for my visa?

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***** Moving from AOS from Work Visa to Philippines for country specific answers ******


Bye: Penguin

Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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I'd suggest calling the USEM and ask them.


IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Service Center : Vermont Service Center
Consulate : Manila, Philippines
Marriage (if applicable): 2014-05-17
I-130 Sent : 2014-06-23
I-130 NOA1 : 2014-06-25
I-130 RFE : 2014-08-11 (Wanted NSO Marriage Certificate, not LCR)
I-130 RFE Sent : 2014-08-14
I-130 Approved : 2014-08-27
NVC Received : 2014-09-15
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2014-09-17
Pay AOS Bill : 2014-09-17
Submit DS-261 : 2014-09-17
Send AOS Package : 2014-09-19
Receive IV Bill : 2014-10-03
Pay IV Bill : 2014-10-03
Received Interview Letter by E-mail: 2015-03-20 (May 5, 2015)
SLEC completed: 2015-04-22
Visa Approved: 2015-05-05
Visa Issued: 2015-05-15 (221g for no CENOMAR!)

Visa Received: 2015-05-21

POE: Chicago 2015-09-14

GC Received: 2015-11-17

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I agree with BB and that you need to stay in touch with USEM. Don't let up till you have all the information you need about your case(s). Best of luck.


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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calling the embassy is a big waste of time as you only talk to the call center as they will only tell you what you can see online yourself. as my daughters case was in ap for 3 months its like they forget about other case's that has already been interviewed. for 3 months i called they would allways say we are forwarding your concern to the embassy but never not 1 reply emailing the email address they tell you to email to just goes to that call center dont waste your time . Once i emailed the embassey itself i got a reply finally in 1 day and than my daughters case was approved and issued the very next day try emailing them through this email

IVManilaReplies@state.gov

Best of luck

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