We met in Jamaica in July 2000. I went back for the fourth time in December 2001 and we got reacquainted and started dating on December 27, 2001. I went back 3 more times and we got engaged in May 28, 2004. I went back for Christmas of 2004 and we decided to go with the K1 Visa route versus the K3/CR1. We were ready to file in Jan/Feb of 2005 but we waited to file until I got 2005 Tax returns as I was a student the prior years and wouldn't meet the guidelines.<br /><br />K1 Visa<br /><br />2.28.05 Send off packet to NSC<br />3.2.05 NOA1<br />3.7.05 *touched*<br />4.14.05 Approved @ NSC<br />4.21.05 NSC sent petition to NVC<br />5.2.05 NVC sent to Kingston<br />5.6.05 Kinston receives petition<br />5.16.05 Packet 3 arrives via snail mail<br />5.19.05 Sent DS-230 part 1 to the embassy<br />5.25.05 Medical @ Andrews Memorial <br />5.27.05 Pick up Police Certificate in Kingston<br />5.31.05 Kingston has all documents- Case complete!<br />6.7.05 Interview date set<br />1st Interview 7.7.05 (Cancelled due to Hurricane Dennis)<br />2nd Interview 7.14.05~ 221g issued for extra documentation from the Bahamas & proof of relationship<br />8.22.05~ Certifcate ready to be sent to JA (delayed by Hurricane Katrina)<br />9.6.05~ Certificate arrives in JA<br />9.8.05~ 221g Interview<br />K-1 APPROVED!!! 9.8.05<br />09.15.05 ~ Pick up Visa <br />09.21.05 ~ My baby flies "home" finally<br />09.27.05 ~ Wedding!!!
Place benefits filed at
AOS & EAD
12.12.05 ~ Sent off AOS and EAD to Chicago Lockbox
12.13.05 ~ Arrives in Chicago...Signed for by T BERGTHOLD
12.19.05 ~ NOA1 for AOS and EAD!!!
12.27.05 ~ *Touched* according to USCIS online - what could it mean?
01.05.06 ~ Obviously it didn't mean much...
02.07.06 ~ Receive Biometric date through snail mail - no update on uscis or email
03.02.06 ~ Biometrics in Seattle!!! (2 months 15 days after filing)
03.07.06 ~ EAD approved via email!!! (2 months 20 days after filing)
03.11.06 ~ EAD received in mail!!! (2 months 24 days after filing)
03.11.06 ~ AOS appointment letter received in mail also!!! (2 months 24 days after filing)
04.27.06 ~ AOS INTERVIEW @ 9:30am!!! (4 months 9 days after filing)
04.27.06 ~ AOS APPROVED!!! (pending FBI clearance) (4 months 9 days after filing)
05.16.06 ~ Welcome letter received!!! (4 months 28 days after filing)
05.22.06 ~ GREEN CARD IN THE MAIL!!! (5 months 3 days after filing)