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About rwj

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  • Birthday 08/08/1974
  • Member # 11302

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  • City
    Reno, NV
  • Interests
    Travelling, Roadtripping, Hotsprings, Camping, Food, Cooking, Art, Sustainability, Intercultural Stuff,

Immigration Info

  • Immigration Status
    Naturalization (pending)
  • Place benefits filed at
    California Service Center
  • Local Office
    Reno NV
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  • Our Story
    Nov 5 2008 - sent in N400 to CSC
    Nov 13 2008 - check cashed
    Nov 19 2008 - received NOA dated Nov 13, says application transferred to Nat'l Benefits Center
    Dec 4 2008 - Biometrics done
    Feb 9 2009 - Received letter saying interview on Mar 18 2009.
    Mar 18 2009 - Interview - in and out in 8 minutes!
    Mar 23 2009 - Received oath letter for ceremony April 10. Doh!! I'll be travelling. Sent letter requesting later ceremony date.
    May 29 2009 - OATH CEREMONY, Reno. I am now a US citizen!

    We've been happily married for 21 months, have just moved to Reno, and now it's time to file the I-751 to remove conditions. Soonest we can file is July 18 2007, and we're hustling to get it all together before the 30th when the fees go up!

    July 22, 2007 - Paperwork all in order, to the postoffice tommorow.
    [color=gray][color=purple]Mike[/color][/color] (Park City, UT) and [color=purple]Rose[/color] (Sydney, Australia)

    [color=purple]June 2001 - Apr 2005 [/color]- Met thru friends in Australia. 3+ yrs living together US & OZ on work visas
    [color=purple]April 2005 [/color]- Got engaged in Park City night before Rose left to go back to Australia! Filed for K-1 [color=purple]
    July 22 2005 [/color] Our plans changed, now we're planning an Australian wedding! Withdrawing K-1 petition and starting DCF. YAY!!!!!! We know when we'll see each other again!!!
    [color=purple]July 25 2005[/color] - Sent DS-230 to Sydney consulate
    [color=purple]August 1 2005[/color] Sydney Consulate calls me with tentative interview date pending DS-2001.
    [color=purple]Augsut 13 2005[/color] Police and Medical all done, I-184 complete. Sending DS-2001.
    [color=purple]Sept 23 2005[/color] Mike to arrive in Australia...!
    [color=purple]Oct 1 2005 -[/color] AUSTRALIAN WEDDING!!
    [color=purple]Oct 4 [/color]- Sydney Interview, Visa in Hand!
    [color=purple]Oct 18 -[/color] WE FLY BACK TO UTAH TOGETHER!!!!!! POE LAX - hassle factor=ZERO. Very helpful.
    [color=purple]Nov 1 2005 -[/color] Received Green Card by Mail on our 1 month wedding anniversary, and less than two weeks after entering the US. If only it was all so speedy!!

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