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Hi there all,

This is my first time posting on here so apologies if this isnt posted in the correct place. But my husband is applying for a CR1 visa and we just recently submitted everything to NVC about 3 weeks ago. We had to resubmit another copy of his birth certificate so its been a little over a week since its been at NVC(every other form has been accepted yet that still says “submitted”). My question is how long approximately until we wait to hear something or to book a medical? This whole process has been extremely overwhelming and we hope theres a light at the end of this all. Thanks:)

 

 

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In our case, we could not book the medical until we had the interview date letter from the consulate.


First career- 20 year Retired E-8, USAF Missileer,

Second career-Retired Registered Nurse, experience in Labor& Delivery, Home Health, Adolescent & Adult Psych

Third career-Retired IT Developer & Database Administrator for surgical services dept.

 

Immigration Journey:

  • Texas Service Center after transfer from Nebraska
  • Consulate :Taipei, Taiwan
  • Marriage: 7/30/2015
  • I-130 NOA1 : 4/27/2016
  • I-130 Approved :9/8/2016
  • Case received at NVC: 10/11/2016                               
  • Case # and IIN#: 10/24/2016
  • AOS Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • AOS Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • IV Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • IV Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • DS-260 Completed: 10/28/16
  • Scan Date:11/9/2016
  • Supervisor review: 12/21/16 
  • Checklist: 1/13/17 
  • Case Complete: 4/10/17
  • Interview Date: 5/8/17 
  • Visa  "ISSUED": 5/10/17
  • Visa and Passport in hand/Flight to USA Booked!!!: 5/12/17  
  • POE Dallas DFW on June 22, 2017
  • SS Card received : 7/3/2017
  • 2-year Green Card received in mail: 7/15/17
 

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2 minutes ago, missileman said:

In our case, we could not book the medical until we had the interview date letter from the consulate.

Thanks for replying! About how long was it from the time your docs were accepted until you got an interview letter?

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5 minutes ago, Ceezee5 said:

Thanks for replying! About how long was it from the time your docs were accepted until you got an interview letter?

5 days for us.

 

 


First career- 20 year Retired E-8, USAF Missileer,

Second career-Retired Registered Nurse, experience in Labor& Delivery, Home Health, Adolescent & Adult Psych

Third career-Retired IT Developer & Database Administrator for surgical services dept.

 

Immigration Journey:

  • Texas Service Center after transfer from Nebraska
  • Consulate :Taipei, Taiwan
  • Marriage: 7/30/2015
  • I-130 NOA1 : 4/27/2016
  • I-130 Approved :9/8/2016
  • Case received at NVC: 10/11/2016                               
  • Case # and IIN#: 10/24/2016
  • AOS Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • AOS Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • IV Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • IV Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • DS-260 Completed: 10/28/16
  • Scan Date:11/9/2016
  • Supervisor review: 12/21/16 
  • Checklist: 1/13/17 
  • Case Complete: 4/10/17
  • Interview Date: 5/8/17 
  • Visa  "ISSUED": 5/10/17
  • Visa and Passport in hand/Flight to USA Booked!!!: 5/12/17  
  • POE Dallas DFW on June 22, 2017
  • SS Card received : 7/3/2017
  • 2-year Green Card received in mail: 7/15/17
 

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nuch of that depends on the embassy and amount of interviews to do

i hope when you submitted that birth certificate, you put the case number and both names and both DOB's on it

otherwise someone has to search to even get it to the right case and the right person working on it

 

documents get lost by immigraiton when not labeled correctly

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8 minutes ago, adil-rafa said:

nuch of that depends on the embassy and amount of interviews to do

i hope when you submitted that birth certificate, you put the case number and both names and both DOB's on it

otherwise someone has to search to even get it to the right case and the right person working on it

 

documents get lost by immigraiton when not labeled correctly

Im not sure about both our DOB’s being on his BC? Our lawyer submitted it through CEAC so im hoping if any of that was necessary, she would have done it. 

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