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My k1 visa is in  administrative processing since December 13they took my passport and I'm just waiting for the final answer how long does it take my finace is 21 weeks pregnant  they don't know about the baby would it help move it faster if I do ?

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Just have to wait... AP can last a long time.... and pregnancy does not factor in at all to the processing.


08/15/2014 : Met Online

06/30/2016 : I-129F Packet Sent

07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

08/25/2016 : NOA 2 Received (48 days)

11/08/2016 : Interview - APPROVED!

11/18/2016 : Visa in hand

11/23/2016 : POE - Dallas, Texas

From sending of I-129F petiton to POE - 146 days.

 

02/03/2017 - Married 

 

02/24/2017 - AOS packet sent

03/06/2017 - NOA1's received via text

03/31/2017 - Biometrics appointment Completed

06/01/2017 - EAD/AP Combo Card Received in mail

12/06/2017 - I-485 Approved

12/14/2017 - Green Card Received in mail - No Interview

 

 

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Keeping the passport is generally a good thing.  But if they said several weeks, and it only has been 2 weeks, no need to get nervous.  Wait till late January and then have your USC fiance enquire.


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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No, this is pretty typical. There's nothing to worry about from what I see. They're pretty busy this time of the year, and lots of people are out for vacations and holidays, so I would expect it to take a little longer than normal. Just keep waiting. :)


Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/17/18: Approved

?/?/?: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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At this point, there's not a whole lot you can do but wait. I'm assuming that through your application and interview, the pregnancy was a part of the documentation showing your genuine relationship? They have all the information at this point. Taking the passport was a great sign, and that "administrative processing" at the end can just take some time. You're almost there!!


08 Sep 15: I-129F Petition mailed

10 Sep 15: Received date
14 Sep 15: NOA1 Notice date
20 Oct 15: NOA2/Petition approved
05 Nov 15: NVC Received/Case # assigned
09 Nov 15: NVC Left
18 Nov 15: Consulate Received
25 Nov 15: Packet 3 Email Received
03 Dec 15: Medical Exam
10 Dec 15: Interview Scheduled

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