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How does DS-160 work?

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1 minute ago, aaron2020 said:

You get the approval/denial at the interview.  You do not get it before the interview.  

Thankyou!

The website was very temperamental and it totally skipped a page on my employment history. I didn't realise this until I looked online. I've created a brand new one and ensured the page was filled in (it actually did the same thing and skipped it!). Am I right in thinking I take both confirmation pages and this should be ok?

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The screens necessary change based on your circumstances. If it was skipping that section, presumably it does not apply to you.


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

12/1/16: sent

12/14/16: 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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10 minutes ago, geowrian said:

The screens necessary change based on your circumstances. If it was skipping that section, presumably it does not apply to you.

Oh blimey! I did wonder that but didn't want to risk it. I think I filled out the employment history page 5 times due to errors with the website before it eventually allowed me to save! I'll just take both confirmation pages just to be on the safe side. Should this be ok?

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48 minutes ago, HiSarahJayne said:

Oh blimey! I did wonder that but didn't want to risk it. I think I filled out the employment history page 5 times due to errors with the website before it eventually allowed me to save! I'll just take both confirmation pages just to be on the safe side. Should this be ok?

You'll be fine.


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

12/1/16: sent

12/14/16: 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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6 hours ago, HiSarahJayne said:

Thankyou!

The website was very temperamental and it totally skipped a page on my employment history. I didn't realise this until I looked online. I've created a brand new one and ensured the page was filled in (it actually did the same thing and skipped it!). Am I right in thinking I take both confirmation pages and this should be ok?

London wants the most recent and accurate confirmation so they pull up the correct version.it's on their website.

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