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Hello so I had my interview on the 9th and which I received a 221g for proof of relationship. Then immediately my status changed to AP online. I sent that back the next day with my passport. I have noticed several case updates. 3 weeks later I received my passport and was told my case was getting processed. Now my question is was I in AP right after the interview or do you guys think that I was in AP for only the missing documents and then later put into actual AP after they reviewed the documents and decided they needed further review. 

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Knowing the consulate is always important.  Which?


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01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.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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28 minutes ago, Missloneli said:

Hello so I had my interview on the 9th and which I received a 221g for proof of relationship. Then immediately my status changed to AP online. I sent that back the next day with my passport. I have noticed several case updates. 3 weeks later I received my passport and was told my case was getting processed. Now my question is was I in AP right after the interview or do you guys think that I was in AP for only the missing documents and then later put into actual AP after they reviewed the documents and decided they needed further review. 

Generally, when documents/evidence is missing you will receive a RFE. Then when they finish the case they started on when they RFE'd your case. They will likely get back to your file after receiving the requested info that initiated the RFE. AP can occur anywhere in the visa process. It could be as you describe, or it may be something entirely different. You would do well to not try to second guess USCIS and DOS, they dance to the beat of a different drum.

 

I think that I can partially understand why you got the RFE. You didn't even give the forum enough info to give you a focused response. :time:It helps everyone know where you are in the process, including necessary info, such as, the interviewing embassy/consulate.

 


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13 hours ago, Missloneli said:

Hello so I had my interview on the 9th and which I received a 221g for proof of relationship. Then immediately my status changed to AP online. I sent that back the next day with my passport. I have noticed several case updates. 3 weeks later I received my passport and was told my case was getting processed. Now my question is was I in AP right after the interview or do you guys think that I was in AP for only the missing documents and then later put into actual AP after they reviewed the documents and decided they needed further review. 

AP is terminology used by the different government agency's that your case file will travel amongst as it reaches your hands with an visa approval. It means nothing other then your record is sitting while it is being processed. No one can tell you how long AP will last but when the date changes it means someone has "touched" your record.

 

Are you checking your case status on ceac.state.gov using either "immigrant" or "non-immigrant"? If your file is showing a status (K-1) under non-immigrant you are near to a visa being issued but not till such time as the consulate has your passport.

 

Many of our answers are predicated on the information you supply in your profile. When we look at the left column and can't determine your timeline OR your Embassy it's hard for us to give you a factual answer. Our answers will sometimes be tailored to a specific Embassy hence the reason for you to complete your profile. If you look at the profile of others here, they have a flag for their country, so it makes it easy for us to reply as we can quickly determine their Embassy. The country that should be used is the country where the interview will take place.

 

So, if you could help yourself out and complete your profile that sure would help us out when we want to reply to your question with factual information.

 

Go to the top right of this page select your name (it's on the upper right-hand corner)>my profile>[below your picture on the right column] edit my profile. Scroll to the bottom and fill in "Immigration Info". There now we can better serve you.

 

Once you finish that then return and you will see a flag in your profile. Select it and see what wonderful information will open up for you.

 

Thanks

  


Spoiler

Adjustment of Status

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.

Green Card received July 17, 2014 GC received without interview

Removal of Conditions

Mailed I-751 Dec 16, 2015 Submitted ROC (removal of conditions)

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

NOA-1 Issued Dec 26, 2015 NOA-1 Received

Biometrics Appt. Jan 29, 2016 Biometrics Appointment Scheduled [Completed]

 

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