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NOA1 January 4 and off to Texas. Good luck everyone.


2015-10-13 Married in Phú Yên, Việt Nam

I-130

2016-01-04 NOA1

2016-05-16 NOA2 133 days from NOA1

NVC

2016-08-11 Case complete

Consulate

2016-10-31 Interview 81 days from case complete, 301 days from NOA1

2016-11-05 Visa received

POE

2016-11-17 Seattle-Tacoma

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Good luck to you too! Ours is going into the mail any day now. We finally got my husband's birth certificate. They had been unable to locate it as we had applied for it giving his mother's married name, but the certificate actually has her maiden name on it. So they couldn't trace it.


 

 

 

 

 

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We are just finalizing our forms and it will go out this week. Been looking for this thread for a few days :D


K-1 Jan 2016 Applicant timeline.

I-129f sent to lock box 7th January 2016.
Delivered 11th January 2016.
NOA1 sent to CSC January 14th 2016.
NOA1 Hard copy January 21st 2016.
RFE email 10th March 2016.
RFE hard copy - 21th March 2016.
RFE Evidence sent- 4th April 2016.
RFE Received by USCIS- 6th April 2016.
NOA2 Received by email dated 18th April 2016.
NOA2 hard copy - April 21st 2016
NVC Recieved- May 9th 2016.
NVC number received- May 9th 2016.
DS-160 filled out - 9th May 2016.
Medical - May 18th 2016
CEAC in Transit - 11th May 2016.
CEAC update embassy received medical- may 24th 2016
Interview- June 15th 2016. - approved!!
POE- July 13th 2016 -Chicago

Married July 18th 2016. (L)

AOS

Package sent- August 18th 2016

Arrived at Chicago Lockbox- August 20th 2016.

NOA 1 - August 25th 2016 (text received 27th).

AP NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (text received 27th).

EAD NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (email received 27th).

NOA1 Hard copies received- September 1st 2016.

Bio-metrics- 20th September 2016.

Request Initial Information for I-485 - October 6th 2016.

RFIE- Affidavit Support information October 11th 2016.

RFIE- Response sent Overnight USPS. October 17th 2016.

RFIE- Delivered October 18th 2016.

RFIE- Received by USCIS October 20th 2016.

EAD- Card Being produced November 17th 2016.

AP- Approved November 17th 2016.

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We are just finalizing our forms and it will go out this week. Been looking for this thread for a few days :D

Wrong thread we are filing K-1


K-1 Jan 2016 Applicant timeline.

I-129f sent to lock box 7th January 2016.
Delivered 11th January 2016.
NOA1 sent to CSC January 14th 2016.
NOA1 Hard copy January 21st 2016.
RFE email 10th March 2016.
RFE hard copy - 21th March 2016.
RFE Evidence sent- 4th April 2016.
RFE Received by USCIS- 6th April 2016.
NOA2 Received by email dated 18th April 2016.
NOA2 hard copy - April 21st 2016
NVC Recieved- May 9th 2016.
NVC number received- May 9th 2016.
DS-160 filled out - 9th May 2016.
Medical - May 18th 2016
CEAC in Transit - 11th May 2016.
CEAC update embassy received medical- may 24th 2016
Interview- June 15th 2016. - approved!!
POE- July 13th 2016 -Chicago

Married July 18th 2016. (L)

AOS

Package sent- August 18th 2016

Arrived at Chicago Lockbox- August 20th 2016.

NOA 1 - August 25th 2016 (text received 27th).

AP NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (text received 27th).

EAD NOA1- 22nd August 2016 (email received 27th).

NOA1 Hard copies received- September 1st 2016.

Bio-metrics- 20th September 2016.

Request Initial Information for I-485 - October 6th 2016.

RFIE- Affidavit Support information October 11th 2016.

RFIE- Response sent Overnight USPS. October 17th 2016.

RFIE- Delivered October 18th 2016.

RFIE- Received by USCIS October 20th 2016.

EAD- Card Being produced November 17th 2016.

AP- Approved November 17th 2016.

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Think I'll join this thread, since I see there's another December mailer up there. I was hoping to get an email today, but I knew it was a longshot. I mailed on 12/30. I know a day or two doesn't make any difference, but I'm so anxious to see some movement!


12/14 Met at work in Rwanda

2/21/15 Became a couple

11/19/15 Married

11/23/15 I left Rwanda 

12/30/15 Mailed I-130

1/06/16 NOA1

5/03/16 NOA2!

5/06/16 NVC received case

5/20/16 Case number assigned

5/23/16 Email from NVC with case number

5/23/16 Choice of Agent filled out, AOS fee invoiced and paid

5/31/16 Called NVC, reviewed I-261 over the phone

6/02/16 IV bill invoiced and paid

7/28/16 Finally! All police clearances and birth certificate received; mailed IV and AOS; filed I-260

8/04/16 Official scan date (tracking shows "delivered" the day before)

8/15/16 Visiting my husband! 10 days

9/01/16 Received checklist in error, claiming our application was on hold because of a waiver application we never filed

9/02/16 Sent for supervisor review, six week timeframe given

9/13/16 Sent for "document review", whatever that is, told the timeframe is now indefinite

9/20/16 Contacted US Representative Adam Smith's office for assistance (WA)

9/26/16 3 N/As and Case Complete!

11/14/16 Interview: approved pending medical! (Vaccines hadn't been available)

11/19/16 Visa received in passport

12/09/16 POE Seattle

03/06/17 Green card received (address changed after POE, no problem)

5/2017 Our baby is due

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my case too was being sent of to Texas Service Center,, we filed 4th of november got NOA1 6th of same month,,and we got the hard copy through mail 16th of NOvembr,, now we are waiting for NOA2 .,., Good Luck to all of us

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Good luck January filers!

Thank you!

my case too was being sent of to Texas Service Center,, we filed 4th of november got NOA1 6th of same month,,and we got the hard copy through mail 16th of NOvembr,, now we are waiting for NOA2 .,., Good Luck to all of us

There is a thread for November 2015 I-130 filers. Good luck.


2015-10-13 Married in Phú Yên, Việt Nam

I-130

2016-01-04 NOA1

2016-05-16 NOA2 133 days from NOA1

NVC

2016-08-11 Case complete

Consulate

2016-10-31 Interview 81 days from case complete, 301 days from NOA1

2016-11-05 Visa received

POE

2016-11-17 Seattle-Tacoma

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Just wondering about how you are all sending the I-130 and the heap of stuff that goes with it.

Are you sending in a folder? I have a document folder that we were thinking of using that has plastic pockets, one for each page. It's like a book. But then I suddenly remembered a teacher I had at school that hated pages being put inside plastic document wallets and would throw them back at you. He had arthritic fingers and couldn't open the wallets. It does take a bit of time getting things into and out of the wallets so are we better just having the pages loose with a bulldog clip?

I dint want to annoy anyone at the USCIS.


 

 

 

 

 

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Here is a link to how they would like it submitted to a point.

https://www.uscis.gov/forms/forms-and-fees/general-tips-assembling-applications-mailing

I'm planning on tabs at bottom that come off if they want and using a folder holding the pages from top like requested.


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I've heard that they will be creating a folder in the expected order and for that reason they prefer not to spend a lot of time disassembling things or removing sheets from the plastic protectors.

I just used small clips to group things together, but I probably would add indexing tabs at the bottom if I were to do it again.


2015-10-13 Married in Phú Yên, Việt Nam

I-130

2016-01-04 NOA1

2016-05-16 NOA2 133 days from NOA1

NVC

2016-08-11 Case complete

Consulate

2016-10-31 Interview 81 days from case complete, 301 days from NOA1

2016-11-05 Visa received

POE

2016-11-17 Seattle-Tacoma

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Ryman's will have them also I believe.

These are the ones I got personally. Not cheap but won't tear the paper if / when removed.

http://www.ryman.co.uk/3m-post-it-index-flat-tabs-51x38mm-pack-of-24

I rather pay the extra and not be asked for RFE. I'm also over loading on information I think. I'm explaining UK Absulte Decree to avoid problems since I have seen it here. I'm including a original certification copy instead of just a copy of the copy... I also ordered 5 copies when we married. I sent one original with my husband already since I know he will need it.


Wife US Citizen/Husband UK Citizen


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Gretch, are you still waiting on NOA1?


2015-10-13 Married in Phú Yên, Việt Nam

I-130

2016-01-04 NOA1

2016-05-16 NOA2 133 days from NOA1

NVC

2016-08-11 Case complete

Consulate

2016-10-31 Interview 81 days from case complete, 301 days from NOA1

2016-11-05 Visa received

POE

2016-11-17 Seattle-Tacoma

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