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I applied last night for N400 (citizenship),

Everything went smoothly. I got my unlifting of conditions approved and my anniversary was like a week ago.

 

Does anybody know what to expect and how long it takes when you do it online ?

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5 minutes ago, Joel and Steph said:

I applied last night for N400 (citizenship),

Everything went smoothly. I got my unlifting of conditions approved and my anniversary was like a week ago.

 

Does anybody know what to expect and how long it takes when you do it online ?

Online or paper filing are the same time for processing. It all depends on the field office not the way you filled.


I-751 #1 - March 2015 (Jointly filed)

April 2015: Bio-metrics completed

11/30/2018 Interview Notice for 01/07/2019

01/07/2019: Withdrawn at the interview due to divorce and another 751 filed after the divorce and switched to the waiver case

 

I-751 #2 - March 2017 (Waiver)

April 2017: Bio-metrics completed

01/07/2019: Interview

01/14/2019: Approval Notification via Email

 

N-400 #1 Feb 2016 (Pending)(3-year Rule) 

February 2016: N-400 filed under the 3 year rule.

February 2016: Bio-metrics completed

04/29/2016: Interview Notice in the mail For 06/08/2016

06/01/2016: Interview was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances (probably cause the 751 was still pending)

01/16/2019: Case changed online again to interview was scheduled for 03/06/2019

03/06/2019 The Interview (Can't be approved since I'm not eligible for the 3 year rule anymore, will have to file again under the 5 year rule, FML)

03/09/2019: Official Deny letter Via certified mail

 

N-400 #2 March 2019 IOE (Pending)(5-year Rule) 

03/09/2019: N-400 filed online under the 5 year rule (Within 72 hours of the interview)

03/09/2019: NOA1 via web Portal

03/18/2019: NOA1 in the mail

03/19/2019: NOA2 via web Portal. Bio-metrics for 04/02/2019

03/21/2019: Successful early walk-in Bio-metrics

 

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33 minutes ago, Joel and Steph said:

I applied last night for N400 (citizenship),

Everything went smoothly. I got my unlifting of conditions approved and my anniversary was like a week ago.

 

Does anybody know what to expect and how long it takes when you do it online ?

It depends on how busy your local field office is and how soon they can get you in for the interview.

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Yeah. I was asking because I saw many cases (3 or 4 lol) that were approved in a very short span of time.

 

My case is very straight forward, I mean I am not divorced or married in the past, same case with my spouse. I have never committed any violations, I have my permanent residency card uplifted, and I never left the country, not even to go see my family. So I don't know if that speeds up the process or I still have to wait a year like everyone else.

 

 

Blessings!

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19 hours ago, USS_Voyager said:

It depends on how busy your local field office is and how soon they can get you in for the interview.

Yeah that's what I thought. The website says that it will take roughly a year, which I know  it is not true.

When I applied for "uplifting" it was supposed to take over 2 years and I got it in a little bit over a year.

But let's see what happens.

 

I will keep you posted!

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1 hour ago, Joel and Steph said:

Yeah that's what I thought. The website says that it will take roughly a year, which I know  it is not true.

When I applied for "uplifting" it was supposed to take over 2 years and I got it in a little bit over a year.

But let's see what happens.

 

I will keep you posted!

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Whether or not it’s “true” depends on your FO. Mine is San Francisco, and it does take about a year. I know this from following the timelines of people on VJ who have filed N400 there.  Some FOs do end up having it shorter than what the website estimates but not all of them.

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Hi

 

I am living in LA COUNTY and filed online in 11/26/2018. I got a online notification saying interview was scheduled on 03/08/2019.

It is showing 9 months waiting time on my USCIS account, didnt expect that I can get an interview that fast.

 

 

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18 hours ago, KMENDLESS said:

Hi

 

I am living in LA COUNTY and filed online in 11/26/2018. I got a online notification saying interview was scheduled on 03/08/2019.

It is showing 9 months waiting time on my USCIS account, didnt expect that I can get an interview that fast.

 

 

Yeah. Most of the cases that have been followed online from people that I have met have been processed very fast.

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It seems online is faster for some but again all depends on the work load at the field office. 


ROC Timeline

Service Center: Vermont

90 Day Window Opened....08/08/17

I-751 Packet Sent..............08/14/17

NO1 Dated.........................

NO1 Received....................

Check Cashed....................

Biometrics Received..........

Biometrics Appointment.....

Approved...........................

 

IR-1/CR-1 Visa

I-130 NOA1: 22 Dec 2014
I-130 NOA2: 25 Jan 2015
NVC Received: 06 Feb 2015
Pay AOS Bill: 07 Mar 2015
Pay IV Bill : 20 Mar 2015
Send IV/AOS Package: 23 Mar 2015
Submit DS-261: 26 Mar 2015
Case Completed at NVC: 24 Apr 2015
Interview Date: 22 Sep 2015
Visa Approved: 22 Sep 2015
Visa Received: 03 Oct 2015 

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On 3/12/2019 at 4:33 AM, Joel and Steph said:

Yeah. Most of the cases that have been followed online from people that I have met have been processed very fast.

It really depends which field office you were sent to. My co-worker applied earlier than me but her case was assigned to LA office which was different as mine,  so she hasnt been scheduled till now yet.

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On 3/11/2019 at 8:21 AM, Joel and Steph said:

Yeah. I was asking because I saw many cases (3 or 4 lol) that were approved in a very short span of time.

 

My case is very straight forward, I mean I am not divorced or married in the past, same case with my spouse. I have never committed any violations, I have my permanent residency card uplifted, and I never left the country, not even to go see my family. So I don't know if that speeds up the process or I still have to wait a year like everyone else.

 

 

Blessings!

You can always see your family, going out of country is okay as long as it is less than 6 month and you need the days requirements.  So, if you would like, go ahead and visit your family. 

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Thread is moved from the US Citizenship main forum to the Case Progress subforum.


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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I applied online and it took 9 months to get an interview.


~ Ledy

 

Nov. 28, 07 - Arrived in US with my asawa

Dec. 8. 07 - Received my SSC through mail

Jan. 19, 08 - Received welcome notice from USCIS 3x

Jan. 25, 08 - Got my GC

Sept. 4, 08 - Jody, our baby arrived

 

~Removal of condition Time line~

Aug. 5, 09 - Reminder letter from USCIS regarding my immigration status received

Sept. 8, 2009 - Sent I-751

Sept. 11, 2009 - Mail delivered to VT

Sept. 18, 2009 - NOA1 & extension letter DATED 09/14/09

Sept. 25, 2009 - Biometrics appointment letter received

Oct. 14, 2009 - Early biometrics

Oct. 15, 2009 - Touched

Oct. 23, 2009 - Scheduled biometrics

Dec. 31, 2009 - Approval letter received dated 12/24/09

Jan. 08, 2010 - Card production ordered

Jan. 19, 2010 - GC received

 

~Naturalization Timeline~

April 30, 2018 - Filed N400 online

May 1, 2018 - NOA

May 21, 2018 - Biometrics Appointment

Feb. 5, 2019 - Interview and Oath Ceremony Combined

 

~Tatay's I-130 Journey~

March 8, 2019 - Filed I-130 for Tatay

March 15, 2019 - check cashed

 

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On 3/15/2019 at 10:49 AM, Joe's Wife 4ever said:

I applied online and it took 9 months to get an interview.

Excellent!

I applied and in less than a week I got my appointment for Biometrics.

 

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