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CEAC Nonimmigrant Administrative Processing Limbo!

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Hi VJ!

 

My fiancee's interview was on February 14th, and our CEAC status changed from an Immigrant to Nonimmigrant Administrative Processing (AP), where its been ever since.  The only change since then has been the "Case Updated" date, which happened 1 week after the interview.  My fiancee and I are going CRAZY because we've seen many other people's statuses changed to "Issued" several days after changing to Nonimmigrant AP.  By all accounts on VJ, Nonimmigrant AP is a solid sign that "Issued" will be imminent.  Has anyone heard anything to the contrary?  Is my fiancee and I really in a good position?  The interviewer at the embassy said it would take 1-3 weeks for us to receive the visa/passport.  Yes, it's been 2 weeks, but we're still stressing out tremendously over this.  

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Generally for Philippines, long as no major circumstances, AP is relatively brief, maybe 3-4 days tops. He has his visa in 8 days from the interview. Perhaps they are running into some issues on their end of things. As long as there was no major issues in backgrounds or anything I wouldn't stress just yet. Now come another week or two, maybe then. 

 

Also note, not to sound scary, and it's solid on VJ here too... AP is open ended, 2-3 days, 2-3 weeks, 2-3 months, or 1+ years even sometimes. While not likely, it can happen because of unforseen circumstances or issues, but for now, I'd just relax and wait another week and if you don't hear anything then maybe start inquiring if possible, but may not get any specific answer from them either.


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

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, AlbertMari said:

My fiancee's interview was on February 14th, and our CEAC status changed from an Immigrant to Nonimmigrant Administrative Processing (AP), where its been ever since.

 

Your fiancee is not alone.  Check out this thread on the Philippines sub-forum:

 

 

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11 hours ago, Ate said:

 

Your fiancee is not alone.  Check out this thread on the Philippines sub-forum:

 

 

If you read the thread his was issued days ago....


Not a newbie but lost my old info years ago) I have been through this process before --all the way through naturalization-- This site has always been a great help to me. 

 

 

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16 hours ago, AlbertMari said:

Hi VJ!

 

My fiancee's interview was on February 14th, and our CEAC status changed from an Immigrant to Nonimmigrant Administrative Processing (AP), where its been ever since.  The only change since then has been the "Case Updated" date, which happened 1 week after the interview.  My fiancee and I are going CRAZY because we've seen many other people's statuses changed to "Issued" several days after changing to Nonimmigrant AP.  By all accounts on VJ, Nonimmigrant AP is a solid sign that "Issued" will be imminent.  Has anyone heard anything to the contrary?  Is my fiancee and I really in a good position?  The interviewer at the embassy said it would take 1-3 weeks for us to receive the visa/passport.  Yes, it's been 2 weeks, but we're still stressing out tremendously over this.  

The embassy is backlogged.  


YMMV

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16 hours ago, AlbertMari said:

Hi VJ!

 

My fiancee's interview was on February 14th, and our CEAC status changed from an Immigrant to Nonimmigrant Administrative Processing (AP), where its been ever since.  The only change since then has been the "Case Updated" date, which happened 1 week after the interview.  My fiancee and I are going CRAZY because we've seen many other people's statuses changed to "Issued" several days after changing to Nonimmigrant AP.  By all accounts on VJ, Nonimmigrant AP is a solid sign that "Issued" will be imminent.  Has anyone heard anything to the contrary?  Is my fiancee and I really in a good position?  The interviewer at the embassy said it would take 1-3 weeks for us to receive the visa/passport.  Yes, it's been 2 weeks, but we're still stressing out tremendously over this.  

Who was the CO that interviewed your fiance? Can she describe them?


Not a newbie but lost my old info years ago) I have been through this process before --all the way through naturalization-- This site has always been a great help to me. 

 

 

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3 minutes ago, AlbertMari said:

He was a white male, early 50s, sandy redish brown hair, slightly rotund.

I was there for the interview on 02-21. We had the same guy. We are still in AP also. There are others interviewed same day as us that have gone to issued in status. Sending you a PM.


Not a newbie but lost my old info years ago) I have been through this process before --all the way through naturalization-- This site has always been a great help to me. 

 

 

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They said 1-3 weeks and it has only been 2.....  calm down, no need to worry when it hasn't even been 3 weeks yet.  We all know this process takes a lot of patience.  Wait another couple of weeks and then start to inquire.

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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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Different embassy (London) but Im at day 52 post interview today stuck in non immigrant AP


Late 2016: Met playing Clash of Kings the West

Feb 2017: Started online "dating"

May 2017: Met in Orlando

July 2017: Arkansas and Seminole (1 night) visit

October 2017: Washington DC visit.

December 2017: Seminole OKC home visit and Amanda  met Chayne's kids and dad.

January 2018:  York England visit Chayne met Amanda's son.

April 2018: London/Paris/York visit we got engaged on April 6th!!

April 19th 2018: packet sent

April 23rd 2018: USPS say packet signed for.

April 25th 2018: Electronic NOA1 received 

April 26th 2018: Cheque Cashed

April 30th 2018: hard copy NOA1 received

June 2018: Seminole visit, Amanda met Chayne's  adult son

 

 

 

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20 minutes ago, AlbertMari said:

Oh my goodness.  I'm sorry to hear that!  What kind of follow up have you done?

Can’t phone my embassy have emailed and they’ve replied to 2/4 with a canned response. 

We will contact the department of state on day 60. 


Late 2016: Met playing Clash of Kings the West

Feb 2017: Started online "dating"

May 2017: Met in Orlando

July 2017: Arkansas and Seminole (1 night) visit

October 2017: Washington DC visit.

December 2017: Seminole OKC home visit and Amanda  met Chayne's kids and dad.

January 2018:  York England visit Chayne met Amanda's son.

April 2018: London/Paris/York visit we got engaged on April 6th!!

April 19th 2018: packet sent

April 23rd 2018: USPS say packet signed for.

April 25th 2018: Electronic NOA1 received 

April 26th 2018: Cheque Cashed

April 30th 2018: hard copy NOA1 received

June 2018: Seminole visit, Amanda met Chayne's  adult son

 

 

 

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