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Hello my friend.. i hope ur fine and doing well. 

My interview was on August. All the documents were fine. I gave them what they asked me about. Then my name was called by the consular officer to the interview. The consular asked me some questions about me and my fiancé. She kept saying perfect and well done, then she gave a paper to print my name and sign it because she told me u will need it when you enter the usa. At the end of the interview, she gave me a white paper it says 221 g she told me we will send you questions through your email and after that it will take time and then we will provide you instructions how to do ur medical exam 

my case status is administrative process . Im really so worried about that! Is there any advice? And what does that all mean? 

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Sounds like it went well, but there is additional processing to be completed before they can issue the visa.

I'm guessing the questions being asked are a DS-5535 (even if it isn't always labeled exactly as such) for background checks.

What country?

Edited by geowrian

Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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1 minute ago, geowrian said:

Sounds like it went well, but there is additional processing to be completed before they can issue the visa.

I'm guessing the questions being asked are a DS-5535 (even if it isn't always labeled exactly as such) for background checks.

What country?

Iraq Baghdad 

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16 minutes ago, AMB said:

Iraq Baghdad 

Thank you. Yes, additional background checks would be the norm rather than the exception. It's just a waiting game for them to finish at this point. Best wishes.


Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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But they didn’t send me anything yet i mean any question yet

14 minutes ago, geowrian said:

Thank you. Yes, additional background checks would be the norm rather than the exception. It's just a waiting game for them to finish at this point. Best wishes.

But they didn’t send me anything yet i mean any question yet

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17 hours ago, AMB said:

But they didn’t send me anything yet i mean any question yet

But they didn’t send me anything yet i mean any question yet

Required security checks because it is Iraq.

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