Introduced to each other Nov 2003
Martin visits Lisa Feb 2004
Martin visits Lisa again Dec-Jan 2004/2005
Lisa announces she is Pregnant Jan 2005 !
Martin pops over for Valentines day 2005. Get engaged..
Martin visits again June-July 2005
18/06/2005 - I-129F etc filed
30/06/2005 - NOA1 30/06/2005. The wait starts !
21/08/2005 - Pregnancy classed as high risk. Calls made. Ohio Congresswomen takes on our case
29/08/2005 - NOA2 ! Ironic; was just packing things for a three month visit, and was thinking wouldn't it be great if this was the last time...
01/09/2005 - Leave UK for extended 90 day trip to US, to be with fiancee for the birth of our boy
01/09/2005 - Notification of visa application sent to NVC.
16/09/2005 - NVC case number assigned. Petition will be shipped off to London within a week.
26/09/2005 - Joseph Gregory born at 12 noon, weighing 7lb 7 ounces and 19" long. Everyone is happy.
13/10/2005 - NOA3 arrives in the US ! (sent 26/09/2005)
14/10/2005 - Packet 3 FedExed from US to London.
20/10/2005 - FedEx delivers packet 3.
08/11/2005 - Email Embassy regarding change of address, and receive email back stating interview date. Yey.
13/11/2005 - Packet 4 Arrives.
15/11/2005 - Back in UK
17/11/2005 - Medical 14:40 London
23/11/2005 - Interview 10.30am. Approved !
24/11/2005 - Visa arrived ! Whow.
12/02/2005 - POE Cincinnatti
12/27/2005 - SSN Applied for
12/31/2005 - Get married :)
01/03/2006 - SSN Arrives. Coor
02/02/2006 - AOS & EAD paperwork mailed
02/07/2006 - NOA1 for both above.
02/09/2006 - Touched, I think, for both EAD and AOS.
02/15/2006 - Biometrics scheduled for 02/27/2006. Blimey, that was quick !
02/27/2006 - Biometrics, Columbus Ohio
03/10/2006 - EAD touched.
04/11/2006 - RFE for AOS - forgot to include evidence of wife's US Citizenship.
04/13/2006 - Send RFE back.
04/20/2006 - RFE info received and processed.
04/24/2006 - I-485 touched
05/10/2006 - AOS RFE for last years tax info, due to AOS being processed after tax year end. Grrr.
05/15/2005 - RFE info mailed back.
05/18/2006 - Interim EAD refused - still waiting AOS RFE processing.
05/31/2006 - RFE info received and processed.
06/03/2006 - Both I-485 and I-765 touched
06/07/2006 - Again, both touched
06/07/2006 - 2145EST - EAD Approved. Whoo
06/08/2006 - Start job :)
06/10/2006 - Recieve EAD card.
06/21/2006 - Both AOS and EAD touched. I wonder if it's been sent off to the local Columbus Office..
07/02/2006 - Receive AOS interview date - 5th September
09/05/2006 - AOS Interview
09/06/2006 - Touched
09/07/2006 - AOS Approved. Email welcoming me to the US. Yey.