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Since the last thread had to be closed down, thought I would start a new one.

 

Anyone with a recent case complete at the NVC? If so, what interview dates are they scheduling right now? My 6 week date is today so I'll be put on supervisor review tomorrow. Just wondering about when interview date will be if we get a case complete in the next couple of weeks. I've heard in the past like 4 or 5 weeks after case complete.

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To give you an idea, our CC was October 20 and interview was December 6. 

 

Finally got my SSN card yesterday. I have been working since the 3rd but wasn't on the payroll. Feel much better that I can actually get paid now!


 

 

 

 

 

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I was able to talk to a supervisor today (6 weeks now from my new scan date for our new birth certificate). 

She said they were "Working through November cases" right now, but couldn't tell me when in November they were up to. SHe also said they were "almost done scheduling February interviews and will be starting on March soon". I'm fairly certain she was giving me information specific for the UK (At least for interview dates since that would be specific to the embassy). 

 

So for anyone else waiting with a scan date in November...they are "somewhere" around there and the interview will most likely be in March it seems.

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Checking in!

Moving Stateside in 3 days and 13 hours!!! Totally not finished packing. It's all good :D. 


...~Timeline~...
 

Married - December 29th 2015
 

~USCIS~

I-130 Sent - March 11th 2016

NOA1 - Nebraska - March 17th 2016

NOA2 - July 19th 2016


~NVC~
NVC Welcome Letter Received - August 19th 2016

Scan Date - September 19th 2016

Supervisor Review - November 1st 2016

CASE COMPLETE! - November 4th 2016


~Interview Process~

P4 E-mail Received - November 10th 2016

Medical - December 2nd 2016

Interview - December 19th 2016 - APPROVED!!!
Visa in Hand - December 23rd 2016!
POE - January 15th 2017
(L) 

 

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Got home Monday from my trip to see Jon for the holidays. I checked the CEAC status and it shows Issued!!! Hopefully he will be able to collect it from the depot soon!

 

Glad to hear fellow UK VJers are moving forward as well!

 

Liking your new job JFH? Are you still a flight attendant? 


Kat & Jon

I am Kat the US Citizen

K-1 Timeline                                                       AOS Timeline

July 21 2016- K-1 Application mailed                                             May 1 2017- AOS/EAD/AP Mailed

July 27 2016- NOA1 Text/Email                                                     May 26 2017 - NOA 1 Text/Email x1 Received (Packet Fiasco ><)

August 1 2016- NOA1 Hard Copy                                                 May XXXX - NOA 1 Hard Copies Received

Sept 15 2016- NOA 2 Text/Email                                                   XXXXXX - Biometrics  Appointment

Sept 20 2016- NOA 2 Hard Copy                                                  XXXXX -EAD/AP NOA 2 Text/Email

Oct 12 2016- NVC Received Case                                                XXXXX - EAD/AP NOA 2 Hard  Copy Received

Oct 14 2016- LND Case # Received                                             XXXXX - EAD/AP Combo Card Received

Oct 25 2016- Case In Transit to LND                                            XXXXX - AOS Interview/ Approval

Oct 28 2016- CEAC Status shows Ready                                     XXXXX- Green Card Received

Dec 13 2016- Medical

Jan 06 2017- Interview (Approved!)

Jan 10 2017- CEAC Status shows Issued

Feb 28 2017- POE Tampa

April 21 2017- Wedding

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I've just been to pick up my passport ?, now all the easy part is over and done with....I need help with the hardest part of this whole process....getting that massive white envelope to POE without bending or tearing it!? I have a night stopover in Toronto too before POE.

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I had my interview on Jan 4, and just got my passport and the huge white envelope yesterday!! We're leaving here in just under 3 weeks, visiting my parents in Canada, and then going to the US for the first of March! Everything went so smoothly and I'm so glad the interview process was as easy as it was! Ahh now to pack and figure out how to not mess up the giant envelope - I'm pretty sure it won't fit in the backpack I normally use as a carry on...

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Jon picked up his visa from the Depot today!!! 7 days from Interview to Visa in hand!!!


Kat & Jon

I am Kat the US Citizen

K-1 Timeline                                                       AOS Timeline

July 21 2016- K-1 Application mailed                                             May 1 2017- AOS/EAD/AP Mailed

July 27 2016- NOA1 Text/Email                                                     May 26 2017 - NOA 1 Text/Email x1 Received (Packet Fiasco ><)

August 1 2016- NOA1 Hard Copy                                                 May XXXX - NOA 1 Hard Copies Received

Sept 15 2016- NOA 2 Text/Email                                                   XXXXXX - Biometrics  Appointment

Sept 20 2016- NOA 2 Hard Copy                                                  XXXXX -EAD/AP NOA 2 Text/Email

Oct 12 2016- NVC Received Case                                                XXXXX - EAD/AP NOA 2 Hard  Copy Received

Oct 14 2016- LND Case # Received                                             XXXXX - EAD/AP Combo Card Received

Oct 25 2016- Case In Transit to LND                                            XXXXX - AOS Interview/ Approval

Oct 28 2016- CEAC Status shows Ready                                     XXXXX- Green Card Received

Dec 13 2016- Medical

Jan 06 2017- Interview (Approved!)

Jan 10 2017- CEAC Status shows Issued

Feb 28 2017- POE Tampa

April 21 2017- Wedding

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Evening All!

Tomorrow is moving day, can't believe it! :D. 


...~Timeline~...
 

Married - December 29th 2015
 

~USCIS~

I-130 Sent - March 11th 2016

NOA1 - Nebraska - March 17th 2016

NOA2 - July 19th 2016


~NVC~
NVC Welcome Letter Received - August 19th 2016

Scan Date - September 19th 2016

Supervisor Review - November 1st 2016

CASE COMPLETE! - November 4th 2016


~Interview Process~

P4 E-mail Received - November 10th 2016

Medical - December 2nd 2016

Interview - December 19th 2016 - APPROVED!!!
Visa in Hand - December 23rd 2016!
POE - January 15th 2017
(L) 

 

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18 minutes ago, AmandaBN said:

Harry had his interview and was approved today! We truly would not have made it to this point without all of the support and wisdom here on VJ. Thank you everyone!

Congrats! Enjoy Portland Oregon! (My hometown).

 

Hoping my wife isn't too far behind (Still waiting on case complete, going on 9 weeks now)

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33 minutes ago, bcking said:

Congrats! Enjoy Portland Oregon! (My hometown).

 

Hoping my wife isn't too far behind (Still waiting on case complete, going on 9 weeks now)

I love living in Portland and hopefully Harry will too, he always has fun visiting and the culture shock will be less than if he were coming from Southeast England to other parts of the US. Do you live in Houston? Funnily enough that's my hometown. Sending good thoughts for your wife's speedy arrival :)

 

P.S. Thank you for your thoughtful posts on CEHST, they help me feel less like the world has gone mad.

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On 1/24/2017 at 11:38 AM, AmandaBN said:

I love living in Portland and hopefully Harry will too, he always has fun visiting and the culture shock will be less than if he were coming from Southeast England to other parts of the US. Do you live in Houston? Funnily enough that's my hometown. Sending good thoughts for your wife's speedy arrival :)

 

P.S. Thank you for your thoughtful posts on CEHST, they help me feel less like the world has gone mad.

Ya I moved to Houston in August from Manhattan. My wife is in Oil and Gas so it made sense to move here. It's not as bad as people think, and it's definitely not like "Greater Texas". My family is still in Portland (Tigard and Oregon City actually).

 

Anyone get any interview dates in March yet? Still waiting on a case complete (Scan 11/28) just wondering where other UK people are at.

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On 2/3/2017 at 4:28 AM, bcking said:

Ya I moved to Houston in August from Manhattan. My wife is in Oil and Gas so it made sense to move here. It's not as bad as people think, and it's definitely not like "Greater Texas". My family is still in Portland (Tigard and Oregon City actually).

 

Anyone get any interview dates in March yet? Still waiting on a case complete (Scan 11/28) just wondering where other UK people are at.

I can't believe how long you've been stuck at the NVC! You were 3 months behind me at the NVC and my case completed 4 months ago. So that's an extra month or more that things have slowed down in the last 4 months. And to think I went crazy with 50 days in the NVC review! 

 

Arrived here 8 weeks ago yesterday and still no plastic green card (ELIS fee paid 9 weeks ago today). 


 

 

 

 

 

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