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My fiance (from Portugal) had his interview to complete his K-1 Visa yesterday in Paris. He had all the paperwork and completed the online DS-160 form two months prior to the interview date. While he was flying from Lisbon to Paris, he and I received an email the day before his interview saying that he did not put Paris down as his interview location and if he doesn't fix or redo the online form by 2:00 pm local Paris time, his interview scheduled for tomorrow will be postponed til February 2019. I (in the U.S at work) replied immediately upon reading the email and said he was flying and not landing until 4:30 pm so he would not be able to fix the form and I didn't know his log in information otherwise I would have done it! So, needless to say I was a wreck and I couldn't contact my fiance until he got to his hotel to tell him to check his email and fix the online form. The embassy was closed and we had to just wait and see what would happen the next day. He arrived as soon as the embassy opened and thankfully they allowed him to fix the problem on one of their computers at the embassy. Then he sat and waited for his interview. The interview took a total of 5 minutes and he was approved. Such as stressful time but thankful everything worked out! 

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wow, that must have been stressful. Congratulations and good luck. ☺️


September 2018: Got Engaged 💍

September 2018: I-129F sent 

September 2018: NOA1 received 💮

February 2019: NOA2 received 😍

 

 

 

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Moved from Process & Procedures to Progress Reports.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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