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I have submitted my I-130 in Monterrey, Mexico and was issued a case number.  The application was approved and turned over to the consulate in Juarez.  I got online and was able to fill out and submit the DS 260 on 11/22.  I did not have to select an address & agent or pay a fee.  When I click on the application to review the information it says the the fee is not applicable.  I have not been able to get anyone on the phone and the information I have found online has all been from 2014-15.  Should I continue to wait this out or have we made a mistake somewhere in the process? Thanks everyone.

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As DCF you pay for the visa at the Interview.  Expect 4 to 6 weeks before hearing back.  We started calling the consulate at 4 weeks to see about the appointment.   Call the Juarez number from the https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-mx/iv/ site.


March 2, 2018  Married In Hong Kong

April 30, 2018  Mary moves from the Philippines to Mexico, Husband has MX Permanent Residency

June 13, 2018 Mary receives Mexican Residency Card

June 15, 2018  I-130 DCF Appointment in Juarez  -  June 18, 2018  Approval E-Mail

August 2, 2018 Case Complete At Consulate

September 25, 2018 Interview in CDJ and Approved!

October 7, 2018 In the USA

October 27, 2018 Green Card received 

October 29, 2018 Applied for Social Security Card - November 5, 2018 Social Security Card received

November 6th, 2018 State ID Card Received, Applied for Global Entry

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The Mexico Number is 52 656 344 3003 then option 1,3,1,1.  Call during business hours.


March 2, 2018  Married In Hong Kong

April 30, 2018  Mary moves from the Philippines to Mexico, Husband has MX Permanent Residency

June 13, 2018 Mary receives Mexican Residency Card

June 15, 2018  I-130 DCF Appointment in Juarez  -  June 18, 2018  Approval E-Mail

August 2, 2018 Case Complete At Consulate

September 25, 2018 Interview in CDJ and Approved!

October 7, 2018 In the USA

October 27, 2018 Green Card received 

October 29, 2018 Applied for Social Security Card - November 5, 2018 Social Security Card received

November 6th, 2018 State ID Card Received, Applied for Global Entry

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2 hours ago, wnielsen said:

Thank you.  Do you know if I will also submit my financial info at the interview?

Yes, you do. Be sure to read the DCF Mexico guide here: https://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php?title=DCF_Mexico


DCF Mexico

06/04/2017: Married

06/24/2017: Mailed I-130

06/27/2017: NOA1 (technically a RFE as we were missing beneficiary ID)

07/06/2017: NOA2

07/12/2017: Case assigned by Juarez embassy

07/17/2017: Packet 3 received

08/15/2017: Interview/Approval!

08/22/2017: Visa received via DHL

09/03/2017: POE

09/16/2017: Permanent Resident Card received

 

Total days from NOA1 to approval: 49

 

I wrote a DCF Mexico guide! http://www.visajourney.com/wiki/index.php?title=DCF_Mexico

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