08.01: We meet at his cousin, after some 'subtle match making' from the rest of the family. I was visiting for the summer.
08.19: I go back to France, beginning of long distance relationship.
03.18: I enter on a J-1 to do my internship. We move in together.
It took time to get used to each other again at first, but then it was just bliss.
08.17: Visa expires, I have to go back to France to graduate. But I have a plane ticket to visit him for Christmas
Dec: I spend a week in NC and a week in Hawaii where I meet his mother.
01.01: Back to France, heart broken to be separated again.
June: Can't stand it anymore, I buy a plane ticket
08.19: Back in the arms of my darling with my B2 visa after a crazy journey due to stopped terrorism attack in London and much suspicion from immigration agent at the airport.
Dec: 2nd trip to Hawaii with his sister and brother in law to visit his mom and step-dad.
February: application to renew B2, I don't want to leave
03.25 talks about the K1 visa. he gives me a paper promise ring =)
04.03: B2 extension accepted. Yeah! I can stay until august.
05.11: Job offer =), followed by interviews, they want me!
06.05: no work visa possible =( I don't want to leave him again
06.08: unofficial engagement
07.05: official proposal in front of his sister, brother-in-law, cousin and my brother :D
07.06: civil wedding
07.13.07: Package sent (AOS & EAD)
07.16.07: Package received at PO box and signed @1:46am - Day 1
07.24.07: NOA for I-130, I-485 & I-765 - Day 8
07.25.07: All checks cashed - Day 9
07.28.07: 3 NOA in the mail - Day 12
08.03.07: Biometrics Appointment Notice in the mail - Day 18
08.22.07: Biometrics Appointment - Day 37
09.26.07: EAD card production ordered - Day 72
10.01.07: I_765 Approval notice sent - Day 77
10.05.07: EAD card in the mailbox - Day 81
October: I start working in two different places part time, one of them is the job I would have had in June...
December: First Christmas as a married couple, living very happily.
02/08: Working full time
06.06.08: Interview notice in the mail - Day 326
07.01.08: I-485 online - Day 361
07.17.08: Interview. Approved. - Day 367
07.31.08: GC in the mail - Day 382
11.08.2008: Formal wedding ceremony with family
September: His first trip to France with me. Time to meet the whole family.
04.19.10: I-751 sent to Vermont for removal of conditions
07.17.10: Card in the mail.