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I-130 NOT RECEIVED - Government shutdown?

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I have sent my I130 Petition to USCIS Chicago Lockbox on Dec. 31st and it has still not been received. I sent it from The Netherlands and it's only supposed to take 10 days to arrive in Chicago. When I track it it says its been "received to the country of destination" on Jan. 6 but not delivered.

 

Is anyone else experiencing slow delivery to USCIS because of government shutdown?

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The notice of reception or NOA1 can take 2-3 weeks and even up to 30 days. Typical time frame. At this point the shut down has no effect on USCIS that we know of.


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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4 hours ago, Abbie and Rick said:

I have sent my I130 Petition to USCIS Chicago Lockbox on Dec. 31st and it has still not been received. I sent it from The Netherlands and it's only supposed to take 10 days to arrive in Chicago. When I track it it says its been "received to the country of destination" on Jan. 6 but not delivered.

 

Is anyone else experiencing slow delivery to USCIS because of government shutdown?

It may take weeks to get the NOA1 as Ben&Zian stated.  Did you include the G-1145?  Is the response being sent to the Netherlands?  I have never heard of a petition going missing.

 

The shutdown does not impact the processing of petitions at all since they are fee based.  


June 6,  2017 - Filed the K-1

April 20, 2018 - K-1 refused

June 11, 2018 - Got married in Pateros, Metro Manila

September 10, 2018 - Filed the CR-1

September 11, 2018 - Priority Date

September 14, 2018 -  NOA-1

January 22, 2019 -  NOA-2 (Rose)

January 23, 2019 -  NOA-2 (AJ)

January 23, 2019 -  NOA-2 (Aira)

 

PHILIPPINES ONLY!!!  CFO (Commission on Filipinos Overseas) INFO - Can't leave home without it!

 

PDOS (Pre-Departure Registration and Orientation Seminar) is for ages 20-59.  Peer Counseling is for 13-19 years of age.

It is required to have the visa in their passport for PDOS and Peer Counseling.

 

GCP (Guidance and Counseling Program) is for K-1 Fiancee and IR/CR-1 spouse ONLY.   These are the only ones that can attend the seminar without their visa.

 

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