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Hi... I just recently got married and would like to start a thread for January 2016 Filers. I am currently in the process of compiling the information/documents necessary to move forward with AOS approval . Any assistance and inputs are greatly appreciated.

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Hi! congrats! We are going to mail our AOS today.


Our sweet baby Due 2/7/16 :) ITS A GIRL (L)(L)BABY LILY IS HERE 2/4/16

07/28/15 Sent I-129F

08/3/15 NOA1 approved

08/08/15 NOA1 hard copy

08/12/15 NOA2 approved

08/17/15 NOA2 Hard copy

09/11/15 Case # from NVC

09/15/15 Case sent to Embassy

09/24/15 Montreal received case, packet 3 done! Packet 4 rcvd!!

12/07/15 ****INTERVIEW at Montreal !!!!!!**** APPROVED!!!!

12/09/15 VISA ISSUED!!

12/14/15 VISA PICKED UP

12/17/15 FLIGHT TO TEXAS!!

12/21/15 Married (L) (L)

01/04/16 Mailed AOS

01/10/16 Rcvd Email and Text

02/3/16 Biometrics apt date

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Please see below links for your guidance… feel free to ask some questions

Cheers!


N-400 (Online - Seattle Field Office)

(00days) 2018-10-01 Filed ONLINE - received Payment Confirmation the same day - paid by Credit Card

(04days) 2018-10-05 Received NOA by mail

(05days) 2018-10-06 Received email - Biometrics appointment is scheduled

(09days) 2018-10-10 Check my online account and my Biotmetrics Notification is attached and available

(11days) 2018-10-12 Biometrics (fingerprinting) completed - Walk-in no problem; saved 2 weeks (Original appointment date is Oct. 26)

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Hi! We mailed ours papers on 29 Dec but nothing till now so... we are January filers too. Good luck for all of us !!!


2015-03-10 -- I-128f sent

2015-03-13 -- NOA1 by email

2015-03-16 -- NOA1 hard copy

2015-09-03--NOA2 - 174 days

2015-09-08--NOA2 - hard copy

2015-09-10-- send to NVC

2015-09-18-- take the case #

2015-09-22-- NVC left

2015- 10-14-- interview... aproved

2015 -10-23-- POE

2015 - 11-24 -- marriage


aos journey

12-29-2015 --sent aos, ead, ap

01-11-2016--noa1

02-22-2016-- biometrics

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Hi! We also mailed ours yesterday, Monday. The tracking number shows it was delivered. ?

Oh nice!! :) They said ours would be there Thur.


Our sweet baby Due 2/7/16 :) ITS A GIRL (L)(L)BABY LILY IS HERE 2/4/16

07/28/15 Sent I-129F

08/3/15 NOA1 approved

08/08/15 NOA1 hard copy

08/12/15 NOA2 approved

08/17/15 NOA2 Hard copy

09/11/15 Case # from NVC

09/15/15 Case sent to Embassy

09/24/15 Montreal received case, packet 3 done! Packet 4 rcvd!!

12/07/15 ****INTERVIEW at Montreal !!!!!!**** APPROVED!!!!

12/09/15 VISA ISSUED!!

12/14/15 VISA PICKED UP

12/17/15 FLIGHT TO TEXAS!!

12/21/15 Married (L) (L)

01/04/16 Mailed AOS

01/10/16 Rcvd Email and Text

02/3/16 Biometrics apt date

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We mailed our AOS from San Jose, CA today. USPS shows expected delivery date will be this Friday. Can't wait to receive NoAs.


9/23/2015 - Married F1 in San Jose, CA

1/5/2016 - Sent joint PAR (130), AOS (485), EAD (765) to Chicago Lockbox (NBC)

1/7/2016 - USPS indicated delivery at PO Box

1/14/2016 - NOA1 email for all 3: 130, 485, 765

1/15/2016 - Checks cashed according to BofA

1/25/2016 - Received NOA1 Letters in our mailbox

1/29/2016 - Received Biometrics Appointment Letter in our mailbox

2/1/2016 - Tried to walk in for Biometrics at San Jose, CA Field Office but got turned away

2/8/2016 - Fingerprinted at San Jose, CA Field Office

3/4/2016 - Suddenly decided to file 131 (AP)

3/21/2016 - Received NOA1 Letter for 131 (AP) in our mailbox

3/29/2016 - EAD "card being produced", then "case is approved" according to USCIS Case Status Check

3/31/2016 - AP "case is approved" according to USCIS Case Status Check

3/31/2016 - "Card Was Mailed To Me" according to USCIS Case Status Check

4/1/2016 - "Advance Parole Document Was Produced" according to USCIS Case Status Check... Err what?? I thought it's a EAD/AP combo card...

4/2/2016 - Received EAD Card in our mailbox... So it's NOT a EAD/AP combo card... I guess AP has an earlier expiration date? Oh no.

4/7/2016 - Received AP Authorization to Parole forms in our mailbox... 1 year expiration same as EAD...

5/18/2016 - Met with Congressman and inquired about I-485 status

5/23/2016 - Congressman replied that "cases are pending background check clearance." Oh no...

6/30/2016 - Congressman replied that "cases are still pending background check clearance."

9/20/2016 - Applicant used AP at POE to enter United States

9/24/2016 - Received interview notice in our mailbox... Interview scheduled on 10/25/2016! Didn't receive any email notification... Hmm.

10/25/2016 - Interviewed at San Jose, CA Field Office. Case needed further review. Zzzzz...

10/26/2016 - AOS "Case was Approved" according to USCIS Case Status Check!!!!! Just one day...

10/31/2016 - "Card/Document Production... We mailed you the new card..." according to USCIS Case Status Check

11/3/2016 - Received USPS Priority Mail Envelope with GC in our mailbox! Green Card in hand finally!!!

See y'all in 1.5 years for conditions removal!

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i guess it's time for part 2! :protest: LOL!

just finishing up the paperwork now and we'll be mailing either January 11th or 15th.


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the K-1 visajourney
December 31, 2014/6pm: paid & checked in I-129F at FedEx/Kinko's; they said it should reach TSC by 2Jan15
June 26, 2015/9pm: received text/email that I-129F was approved--took 5 months/2 weeks/3 days

7Jan15: received notification via email and text of receipt at TSC
9Jan15: date of receipt on official NOA1 I-797 form that was mailed back from TSC
26Jun15/9pm: received text/email that I-129F was approved--took 5 months/2 weeks/3 days
3Jul15: received official NOA2 approval letter that said it was sent to NVC on 2Jul15

10Jul15: NVC received, created case number, and put into their system (at least that's what i was told on 17Jul15)
called NVC on July 17, 24 and will call Aug 7--STILL IN Administrative Processing
4Aug15 - checked CEAC site; finally "In Transit" (!!!)
7Aug15 - CEAC site says "Ready at Embassy (BGN)"
7Aug15 - 1st phone contact with BGN, was told everything is by email now, no phone calls are conducted :sleepy:
10Aug15 - 1st email contact with BGN--several auto responses, the American Consulate Service email address is the only one to reply after i sent screenshot of CEAC "Ready" page, saying they haven't received anything from NVC but that they sent Packet 3

11Aug15 - 2nd email contact with BGN--BridgetownACS replies the next day, ADMITTING that they sent Packet 3 via r-e-g-u-l-a-r INTERNATIONAL snail mail--not DHL--and attaches .pdf of Packet 3 :ranting:

12Aug15 - 3rd email contact with BGN
13Aug15 - BGN won't respond to 12Aug15 email; resent email asking for help with my 3 questions on how to proceed since they don't/won't answer questions via phone; signed Visa Interview Request letter DHLed to BGN
14Aug15 BGN received DHL visa interview request letter at 3pm...radio silence
4am 17aug15 - emailed embassy with .pdf proof of 14aug15 BGN receipt of signed interview request letter and made request for an interview date and time
9am 17aug15 - embassy emailed back with .pdf of packet 4 AND letter granting interview date and time! :wow:
official papers STILL on their way via INTERNATIONAL SNAIL MAIL though... :rolleyes:
4sep15 BGN confirms, via email, that the .pdf versions of Packet 3 & 4 they sent will be viable for use at the BGN interview and medicals
7-11sep15 - paper packet 4 arrived in DOM via international snail mail from BGN **AFTER** TS Erika came through (paper packet 3 is probably lost in the ether somewhere, lol)
22sep15 - interview AND APPROVAL at BGN!
5OCT15 - VISA IN PASSPORT & IN HAND VIA DHL!!!! :dance:


October 23, 2015 - POE: San Juan, PR & BWI, Maryland!!
:wub::wub: December 11, 2015 - MARRIED! :wub::wub:


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AOS journey
18jan16 - 430pm - i-485 packet overnighted to Chicago via UPS

16feb16 - biometrics appointment

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Hey everybody, I'm back!! We sent off our AOS packet today! We are adjusting off of a K-1 visa. We submitted for AP and EAD also.

Edited by heo luoi

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Hello everyone. Joining this thread. Sent our AOS, EAD & AP last Jan 4. USPS tracking said it was delivered yesterday Jan. 8. Waiting game begins again.


10/15/18 - I-751 Packet sent

10/16/18 - Signed and received

10/19/18 - Check cashed

10/22/18 - Text from USCIS with LINXXXXXXXX

 

 

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