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Hi guys, 

 

We are Sydney filers from Australia and have received our interview date from the Sydney embassy via email but we are wondering if we are required to reply to the email to “accept” or “cancel” the date. 

 

Very silly question I know but there is nowhere in the email that states anything about responding? Have they recently changed the email template and no longer require confirmation of attendance? 

 

Thanks in advance,

 

L and R

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2 hours ago, LanceandRaven said:

Hi guys, 

 

We are Sydney filers from Australia and have received our interview date from the Sydney embassy via email but we are wondering if we are required to reply to the email to “accept” or “cancel” the date. 

 

Very silly question I know but there is nowhere in the email that states anything about responding? Have they recently changed the email template and no longer require confirmation of attendance? 

 

Thanks in advance,

 

L and R

Hi, I have no idea if you are required to confirm it but personally I would reply to let them know that date works well and you will be attending, just to be on the safer side. Can I please ask, was it February or March? I'm just wondering if February is all booked out already.


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07/23/2018    I-129F sent

07/25/2018    NOA1 email notification

07/30/2018    NOA1 hard copy

12/21/2018    NOA2 hard copy

01/10/2019    NVC Case # assigned

01/22/2019    Left NVC

01/29/2019    Embassy received

01/29/2019    Pkt 3 sent

02/01/2019    Pkt 4 received

02/13/2019    Medical

03/00/2019    Interview approved!

04/01/2019    Visa issued

04/02/2019    Visa received in mail

04/06/2019    POE

05/04/2019    Wedding

 

 

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05/31/2019    I-485, I-131 and I-765 sent

06/10/2019    NOA1 (electronic) & check cashed

06/11/2019    NOA1 hard copies

07/05/2019    Biometrics walk-in

09/30/2019    Interview scheduled (electronic notification)

10/23/2019    EAD/AP approved

11/00/2019    AOS Interview approved!

11/08/2019    Green card is being produced

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12 hours ago, LanceandRaven said:

Hi guys, 

 

We are Sydney filers from Australia and have received our interview date from the Sydney embassy via email but we are wondering if we are required to reply to the email to “accept” or “cancel” the date. 

 

Very silly question I know but there is nowhere in the email that states anything about responding? Have they recently changed the email template and no longer require confirmation of attendance? 

 

Thanks in advance,

 

L and R

You are not required to confirm if it is not stated in the letter. Follow the instructions in the next two links:

 

Read over this information and follow the instructions:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ws5bsSQru7Axg8SthLUANj1kx5pm8QNG/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DKRc5bBmpL5fesrMAP1RRLwucTnjOB6Y/view?usp=sharing

 

Join the sub forum for Australia found here

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/146-australia-and-new-zealand/

 

Last go to the top of this page and under the tab "portals" on the blue ribbon choose it and then search for your country. Lots of information there.

 

When executing your AFP be sure you use "You would choose the Commonwealth employment/Purpose for your Purpose Type and then Code 33 for Immigration/Citizenship as your Purpose of Check."


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AOS March 5, 2014 Submitted AOS with EAD/AP package to Chicago USICS

Delivered March 8, 2014 AOS packaged delivered to USCIS drop box

Accepted March 19, 2014 Text message with receipt numbers

Biometrics April 16, 2014 Biometrics completed

EAD May 23, 2014 Employment Authorization Document approved and went to card production

TD May 23, 2014 Travel Document approved and went for card production

Receipt EAD/AP May 30, 2014 Received combo card EAD/AP

Green Card Approved July 11, 2014 Approved, no interview. Went to card production.

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Received Dec 18, 2015 USPS notification of successful delivery

Check Cashed Dec 21, 2015 Check was cashed

NOA-1 Issued Dec 21, 2015 NOA-1 for ROC issued

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13 hours ago, LanceandRaven said:

Hi guys, 

 

We are Sydney filers from Australia and have received our interview date from the Sydney embassy via email but we are wondering if we are required to reply to the email to “accept” or “cancel” the date. 

 

Very silly question I know but there is nowhere in the email that states anything about responding? Have they recently changed the email template and no longer require confirmation of attendance? 

 

Thanks in advance,

 

L and R

You do not have to reply/contact them unless you need to reschedule or cancel.

 

My fiance's interview in Sydney is tomorrow. I'll be posting a detailed update about how it went, what we provided, etc so anyone who has an upcoming Aussie interview, feel free to contact me with questions :) 


K1 to AOS                                                                               AOS/EAD/AP

03/01/2018 - I-129F Sent                                                   06/17/2019 - NOA1 Date (website)

03/08/2018 - I-129F NOA1 (new site)                              06/19/2019 - NOA1 Date (hard copy)
09/14/2018 - I-129F NOA2                                                 07/11/2019 - Biometrics

10/16/2018 - NVC Received                                               12/13/2019 - EAD/AP Approved

10/21/2018 - Packet 3 Received                                       12/17/2019 - Interview Scheduled

12/30/2018 - Packet 3 Sent                                               01/29/2020 - AOS interview - APPROVED! 

01/06/2019 - Packet 4 Received                                       02/04/2020 - Green Card Received! 

01/29/2019 - Interview Date - APPROVED!

02/05/2019 - Visa Received

05/17/2019 - U.S. Arrival

05/24/2019 - Married ❤️ 

06/14/2019 - Mailed AOS Packet
 

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11 hours ago, beloved_dingo said:

You do not have to reply/contact them unless you need to reschedule or cancel.

 

My fiance's interview in Sydney is tomorrow. I'll be posting a detailed update about how it went, what we provided, etc so anyone who has an upcoming Aussie interview, feel free to contact me with questions :) 

Ok, I just sent an email through to confirm anyways as a courtesy. I guess it cant hurt and would save it being cancelled if they expected a reply.

 

I know from previous forums (up unitl about 12 months ago) the email requested a response. Better safe than sorry. 

 

Good luck with the interview. Let us know how it went !!

11 hours ago, Greenbaum said:

You are not required to confirm if it is not stated in the letter. Follow the instructions in the next two links:

 

Read over this information and follow the instructions:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ws5bsSQru7Axg8SthLUANj1kx5pm8QNG/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DKRc5bBmpL5fesrMAP1RRLwucTnjOB6Y/view?usp=sharing

 

Join the sub forum for Australia found here

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/forum/146-australia-and-new-zealand/

 

Last go to the top of this page and under the tab "portals" on the blue ribbon choose it and then search for your country. Lots of information there.

 

When executing your AFP be sure you use "You would choose the Commonwealth employment/Purpose for your Purpose Type and then Code 33 for Immigration/Citizenship as your Purpose of Check."

Thanks for the links greenbaum. Appreciate it.

 

L & R

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11 hours ago, beloved_dingo said:

You do not have to reply/contact them unless you need to reschedule or cancel.

 

My fiance's interview in Sydney is tomorrow. I'll be posting a detailed update about how it went, what we provided, etc so anyone who has an upcoming Aussie interview, feel free to contact me with questions :) 

I just saw your interview is on the 29/1. We have the same date so maybe we will bump into him/her !! Good luck !!

 

Lance and Raven

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Country-specific thread is moved from the K-1 Progress subforum to the Australia/New Zealand regional forum.

Edited by TBoneTX

06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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7 hours ago, LanceandRaven said:

I just saw your interview is on the 29/1. We have the same date so maybe we will bump into him/her !! Good luck !!

 

Lance and Raven

Oh wow, good luck to you as well :) What time is your interview? My fiance's is at 11am. 


K1 to AOS                                                                               AOS/EAD/AP

03/01/2018 - I-129F Sent                                                   06/17/2019 - NOA1 Date (website)

03/08/2018 - I-129F NOA1 (new site)                              06/19/2019 - NOA1 Date (hard copy)
09/14/2018 - I-129F NOA2                                                 07/11/2019 - Biometrics

10/16/2018 - NVC Received                                               12/13/2019 - EAD/AP Approved

10/21/2018 - Packet 3 Received                                       12/17/2019 - Interview Scheduled

12/30/2018 - Packet 3 Sent                                               01/29/2020 - AOS interview - APPROVED! 

01/06/2019 - Packet 4 Received                                       02/04/2020 - Green Card Received! 

01/29/2019 - Interview Date - APPROVED!

02/05/2019 - Visa Received

05/17/2019 - U.S. Arrival

05/24/2019 - Married ❤️ 

06/14/2019 - Mailed AOS Packet
 

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