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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Colombia

CSC is on a roll today. I received an e-mail from CRIS about 2 hours ago telling me my I-130 was approved!!!

WOOHOO!!!! :dance:


02/05/07 - I-130 sent to NSC

05/03/07 - NOA2

05/10/07 - NVC receives petition, case # assigned

08/08/07 - Case Complete

09/27/07 - Interview, visa granted

10/02/07 - POE

11/16/07 - Received green card and Welcome to America letter in the mail

Removing Conditions

07/06/09 - I-751 sent to CSC

08/14/09 - Biometrics

09/27/09 - Approved

10/01/09 - Received 10 year green card

U.S. Citizenship

03/30/11 - N-400 sent via Priority Mail w/ delivery confirmation

05/12/11 - Biometrics

07/20/11 - Interview - passed

07/20/11 - Oath ceremony - same day as interview

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Filed: Country: Pakistan

WOW,,, CONGRATS!!!! :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:


2006-12-14 I-130 Sent to Vermont Service Center

2007-01-12 I-130 NOA1

2007-04-06 Approved!

***I-129F (new form)***

2007-01-31 I-129F Sent to Chicago

2007-02-07 I-129F NOA1

2007-04-06 Approved!

***US Embassy Islamabad***

2007-04-25 Packet Received by my wife

2007-05-15 Medical Exam

2007-05-29 Interview Approved!

2007-05-29 AP starts

2007-11-01 Wife got call to pickup her Visa from American Express

2008-01-12 POE at JFK


2008-11-10 I-485 Sent to Chicago

2008-11-20 Payment accepted

2008-11-22 I-485 NOA1

2009-01-09 Biometric

2009-03-08 Interview Letter

2009-04-08 Interview Approved!

2009-04-08 Welcome letter received

2009-04-18 Green Card Received


Disclaimer: I'm not a lawyer and anything posted is just my own opinion

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CONGRATULATIONS :dance: :dance:

"Daca voi nu ma vreti, io va vreau"

DCF Frankfurt Germany

01/12/2007 I-130 filed in person at the Consulate in Frankfurt

01/17/2007 Faxed the checklist to the Immigrant Visa Unit in Frankfurt

03/29/2007 Got letter from USCIS to provide evidence that our marriage is bona fide

04/02/2007 Sent to USCIS lots of evidence

05/03/2007 I have an unofficial "PETITION APPROVED" ...waiting for confirmation from Consulate

05/07/2007 Received email from USCIS ROME confirming that our petition was approved (why Rome? because we complained to the District Office Rome about the Sub-Office Frankfurt..it took too long for our petition to be approved)...now waiting for the interview letter from the Consulate

05/18/2007 E-mail from IV Frankfurt, our interview was scheduled for May 29th

05/19/2007 Packet 4 in the mail: ja ja ja interview letter

05/29/2007 Interview at 7.30 a.m. APPROVED Thank you, God!

06/01/2007 Visa arrived !

06/03/2007 Mayday on the plane POE Cincinnati

Living in Maryland

06/21/2007 Welcome Notice from USCIS

06/29/2007 Applied for SSN at the local Office

07/07/2007 Green Card arrived

07/09/2007 Another 2 Welcome Letters from USCIS...God, they really love me! :D

07/20/2007 Social Security Card arrived

Living@working in Maryland :)

01/18/2009 PCS-ing to Stuttgart Germany

Feb 2009 Received letter from VSC to start removing conditions.

Getting ready the packet for Removing Conditions I-751

03/12/2009 Mailed the I-751 packet to Vermont Service Center

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Italy
:thumbs::thumbs: Congratulations! :thumbs::thumbs:

James (USA) Manuela (Italy)


Married Nov. 6, 2004

12/02/04 Applied for I-130

12/21/04 I-130 Approved (19 days @ Vermont)

03/24/05 Case Completed (84 days @ NVC)

05/09/05 Got CR-1 Visa (47 days @ Naples)

Total of 158 days

Lifting of Conditions I-751

04/02/07 Expressed mailed in I-130

04/03/07 I-751 received at 1:08pm and signed for by Paul E. Novak Jr. Center Director (day 1)

05/02/07 Check finally clears my bank - appears to have been processed on 4/30 by VSC (day 30)

05/04/07 Received BLUE Finger Print Receipt Notification (day 32)

05/17/07 Received NOA1 dated 5/9/07(day 45)

05/18/07 Received ASC Appointment Notice dated 5/14/07 for June 1st (day 46)

06/01/07 Biometric Appointment today @ 2:00 (day 60)

06/03/07 "Touched" (day 62)

10/26/07 "Card Production Ordered" (217 days from the day the application received and 172 days from NOA1)

10/30/07 Touched again

10/31/07 Received Notice of Removal of Conditional Basis of Lawful Permanent Residence letter, signed by Paul E Novak Jr.

10/31/07 Touched again - if we get touched again does that count as harassment?

11/05/07 10 year green card arrives! (227 days)

US Citizen N-400

03/12/08 To be filed!


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Colombia

3 months, thats fast, congrats!!



10/03/06 Sent Packet to Vermont Service Center

10/14/06 Received NOA1 (I-797C) in the mail

03/11/07 NOA2 I-797 Approved (I-130 approved in 5 months)

03/12/07 NOA2 Approval Notification received by email

03/15/07 NOA2 received in the mail (postmarked 03/13/07)


03/14/07 NVC received case/assigned number

03/27/07 AOS(Affidavit of Support) Fee Bill and DS-3032 generated

03/27/07 DS-3032 emailed from wifes email account

03/27/07 AOS Fee Bill mailed

03/30/07 NVC emails my wife acknowledging receipt of DS-3032

04/02/07 Immigrant Visa (IV) Bill generated

04/04/07 AOS Fee Bill entered into NVC system

04/09/07 I-864 Generated

04/12/07 (IV) Bill received/mailed to NVC

04/16/07 I-864 sent to NVC

04/19/07 (IV) Fee Bill and I-864 entered into NVC system

04/25/07 NVC mails Barcode and Instructions for DS-230

04/27/07 NVC completes review of I-864: Approved

05/02/07 Received Instructions for DS-230/Mailed DS-230 to NVC

05/04/07 NVC enters DS-230 into system

05/15/07 Case Complete

06/18/07 Interview date : July 09, 2007

06/20/07 NVC mails packet 4 to me and my wife

06/21/07 NVC mails case to bogota

06/23/07 Received packet 4

07/09/07 Interview/Visa Approved

07/11/07 Visa in hand!!

08/2007 arrival in the US

10/15/2007 applied for SS card at our local SS office

10/23/2007 received SS card in the mail

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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: Egypt


Don't just open your mouth and prove yourself a fool....put it in writing.

It gets harder the more you know. Because the more you find out, the uglier everything seems.


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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Morocco

Congratulations all around to everyone who was approved today, CSC is definitely on a roll, they have made quite a few people happy today...very happy indeed!

:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

(F) ~Kiyah~ (F)

~ Returns & Refusals...What They Don't Tell You ~

DISCLAIMER: I am not an attorney, all information provided is from years of research and personal experiences of those affected by returned visa petitions/applications. If this is happening to you, my personal advice is to research the facts, hire a good immigration lawyer who can demonstrate they specialize in returned/denied visa petitions and applications.

~ Faith, Patience, Perseverance ~

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Filed: K-3 Visa Country: Guyana

Congratulations :dance::dance::dance:

Damian & Sheleena


  • 02/12/2007 - Mailed I-130 to Vermont Service Center
  • 02/20/2007 - NOA1
  • 04/30/2007 - Approved (77 days)

I-129F - K3 Visa

  • 01/11/2007 - got hitched
  • 02/21/2007 - I-129F mailed to Chicago
  • 02/26/2007 - NOA1 (Notice date) - got it on 3/2/2007
  • 04/30/2007 - Approved (68 days). Sent to NVC
  • 05/04/2007 - Left NVC for Guyana
  • 05/15/2007 - Consulate (GY) Received packet
  • 06/01/2007 - Packet 3 Received
  • 06/12/2007 - Packet 3 Sent to GEO embassy. Interview date Received via email
  • 07/18/2007 - Packet 4 Received
  • 07/22/2007 - Interview #1 - both of us. about 30 minutes total. placed on AR
  • 11/19/2007 - Home visits
  • 01/24/2008 - Interview #2. Approved after 5 months on AR
  • 01/28/2008 - Visa issued
  • 01/30/2008 - home sweet home
  • 02/27/2008 - mailed AOS package - I-485 & EAD
  • 03/08/2008 - AOS NOA1 (Notice Date 3/4/08)
  • 03/10/2008 - EAD NOA1 (Notice Date 3/4/08)
  • 03/22/2008 - Biometrics Complete
  • 04/30/2008 - EAD Approved. "Card production ordered" - Notice via USCIS
  • 05/09/2008 - EAD Card Received. Applied for SSN#.
  • 06/02/2008 - AOS Interview - AOS approved!!
  • 06/20/2008 - GREENCARD in hand


  • 03/09/2010 - Mailed I-751 to Vermont Service Center. Delivered 3/10 12PM. Check posted 3/15
  • 03/17/2010 - NOA Received
  • 06/01/2010 - Green-card Production ordered

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CSC is on a roll today. I received an e-mail from CRIS about 2 hours ago telling me my I-130 was approved!!!

WOOHOO!!!! :dance:

I-130 Timeline with USCIS:

It took 92 days for I-130 to get approved from the filing date

NVC Process of I-130:

It took 78 days to complete the NVC process

Interview Process at The U.S. Embassy

Interview took 223 days from the I-130 filing date. Immigrant Visa was issued right after the interview

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