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I live in Minnesota and after doing deep research I see that my service center would be California Service Center...HOWEVER, when I go on USCIS website for I-129F *where to file* it says Texas Lockbox in Lewisville...WHICH IS WHICH??

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When the USCIS website tell you exactly where to file, that's where you file. Cant be more simple than that. 

 

You dont send anything to any service centers. 


K1

29.11.2013 - NoA1

06.02.2014 - NoA2

01.04.2014 - Interview. 

AoS

03.2015 - AoS started.

09.2015 - Green Card received.  

RoC

24.07.2017 - NoA1.

01.08.2018 - RoC approved. 

 

 

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5 hours ago, George Judea said:

I live in Minnesota and after doing deep research I see that my service center would be California Service Center...HOWEVER, when I go on USCIS website for I-129F *where to file* it says Texas Lockbox in Lewisville...WHICH IS WHICH??

Texas lockbox is where the I-129F first goes for preliminary check, to make sure you have completed everything, sent in all the requested documents, & correct fee.  The lockbox facility will forward it where it should go, after they complete their checks.  Normally for K-1,  will be California Service Center.  You will be updated as to when it is forwarded to USCIS.   I would suggest to take some time & read as much as possible the info on the various forums here on VJ.  It will benefit you greatly during your journey.     

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16 hours ago, PandT said:

Texas lockbox is where the I-129F first goes for preliminary check, to make sure you have completed everything, sent in all the requested documents, & correct fee.  The lockbox facility will forward it where it should go, after they complete their checks.  Normally for K-1,  will be California Service Center.  You will be updated as to when it is forwarded to USCIS.   I would suggest to take some time & read as much as possible the info on the various forums here on VJ.  It will benefit you greatly during your journey.     

Thank u so much dear! Very helpful! 

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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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