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  1. Dears Our priority date is current since last July, still waiting for an interview appintment. Usually how long it takes to schedule interviews for F3? months or years? Thanks
  2. Hi, my f3 immigration priority date just became current (dec 2008). I was DQed nov 2020. I received email from nvc stating next interview will be setup in Montreal (I am Canadian citizen). Can people shed some insight on how long am I looking at before I get an interview date?
  3. We have filed application for my family since August 2020 on NVC electronic site. in April 2020 all documents were approved and we are documented qualified but unfortunately priority dates are stagnant my son will turn 21 next September 2022, though his documents were filed and approved on April 2021. will he loose his approved documents and we need to re apply for him? What should we do if he turn 21 before reaching priority date thanks
  4. Hi, just wanted to share our process and interview experience at the Port of Spain, Trinidad post. We applied under the F3 immigrant visa category. PD: May 14th, 2007 NVC Case Creation: May 6th, 2019 DS-260 Submission: September 15th, 2019 DQ: July 1st, 2020 Interview Letter: November 23rd, 2021 Medical: November 29th, 2021 Interview: December 6th, 2021 AP: April 11th, 2022 Issued: April 22nd, 2022 Passports received: May 3rd, 2022 We only got 2 weeks notice for the interview, but we managed to get our medical and new police certificates in time. The phone line at the doctor’s office (Renand Limited) was very busy so we had to call a lot before we got through. They’ll email you some instructions and forms that you have to fill out and email back. Everything (including the chest X-ray) was done on site. For the police certificates, usually the processing time is 2-4 weeks but we were able to get it expedited and ready by the next day. Just carry a copy of your interview letter and tell them it’s urgent. On the day of the interview, they seated us in the waiting room and gave us a folder to arrange our documents in. Then we waited an hour or so before they called us to the first window. At this window, the lady took our documents and asked us a few questions like who is the petitioner, how long have we been married, have either of us ever been divorced, etc. She asked us for more recent (2020) tax documents from our sponsors and for new, unexpired police certificates. We weren’t instructed to bring more recent documents in the interview letter or anything, but based on other VJ users’ experiences, we carried more recent documents just in case. So thankfully, we weren’t missing any documents. Then we had to go back to the waiting room and wait another hour before they called us to the second window. The second window was where the “real” interview began with the CO. We swore an oath to be truthful and then had our fingerprints taken. We also had to take off our masks so she could verify our identities. She asked us questions about our employment, where we planned to stay in the US, etc. She also asked what our children are studying in school. Although we had all the required documents with us, apparently we were also supposed to upload the more recent tax documents and police certificates to the CEAC. Since they weren’t on the CEAC, we were issued a 221(g). She gave us a blue sheet of paper with instructions on how to mail these documents (along with our passports and Return TTPost TrackPaks) to the Embassy via TTPost. In January, we received Post Feedback on the CEAC with concerns about our sponsors’ ability to meet the minimum income requirement. Thankfully, their 2021 income was much higher so we uploaded their 2021 tax documents. In February, I noticed that our case hadn’t been updated in weeks and they had stopped replying to my emails. Eventually, they reached out and explained they were experiencing staffing shortages and a backlog in processing pending IV cases. So we had no case updates for most of February and the entirety of March. Then on April 11th, our case status changed from Ready to Administrative Processing. On April 22nd, status changed to Issued. Waited for our passports to be delivered and tried to track it with TTPost but TTPost didn’t have any info. Emailed the Embassy on April 28th asking for an update, and they confirmed the visas were printed. Our DHL tracking numbers were generated the same day and emailed to us. Received another email the next day stating that the passports were ready for pickup. At DHL, the guards will give you a numbered slip to write your name and tracking number. Then expect to wait outside for at least an hour. When it’s your turn and they let you into the building, you’ll be asked to present your ID, open the package, and confirm the passport belongs to you.
  5. As at today, March 30, 2022, the JM US embassy is reviewing DQ cases from the NVC and as far as I saw, from June and July 2020 for F Categories. Have you received your interview letter? Interview time frame from IL receipt is 2-6 weeks. Don’t forget to check your spam or junk. Seeing too many instances of people missing interview letters because the email went elsewhere. Lol check under mattress if you must but please check! 😅😂
  6. I had one question related to my case status I had received interview letter a week ago In the letter, name of all 5 members are included to attend interview. But when i check nvc case status it shows only 4 serial case number who are ready for interview Pls help me what i can do ??
  7. Hi everyone I don't think anyone will believe this is a nightmare. Five years of waiting is painful. You are in an occupied country and you cannot travel for five years we have interview in 11 april 2016 until now in ap we f3 ceac 5 years of pain until now can anyone help
  8. Hi, Is it a good idea to change consular interview location to another country after the case is already DQ? How long it may take? My case is DQ since Oct 2020 but it is still at NVC. I found out from some posts that interviews in Islamabad are scheduled for cases DQ in Nov 2019 so it may take another year to get my IL I am working and living in Singapore for few years and was thinking to transfer my case to Singapore for consular interview. One reason is that I will not need to travel back, second there are almost 0 F3/F4 interviews in Singapore so it will be much faster to get IL. If it takes up to couple of months then it will still be better. Please advise what should I do, request to transfer the case or wait. Thank you in anticipation of your answers.
  9. After uploading all documents and payment of F3A fees on CEAC, we received Om April 2021 an email from NVC that all documents and fees are approved and that NVC will send to Cairo embasssy to schedule an interview that was after the “filing date” Now my questions: 1-what is meant by the Final action date? 2-What is the next step(s) that will happen ? 3- can we expect an interview before the final action date ? Or it should be after it
  10. Would like to connect with others in the F3 category awaiting interview date at London Embassy PD May 2007 DQ March 2020
  11. I am preparing a concurrent filing packet (I-130, I-485, I-765, I-131) for my mother where I plan to use the CC payment option since the few checks I have remaining show an old address and I am paranoid that scratching it off to write the new address might not gel well with USCIS. Since USCIS guidelines state that each filing fee must be paid separately for each application/petition and to place the form on top of the application. I think I am going to send everything in one big envelope, so will I need to put both the G-1450 forms together, on top of the entire packet? Or should it be separated and put on top of each respective application, one on top of I-130 along with its supporting documents and other above I-485?
  12. Hi guys, What would take longer a US Citizen parent petitioning for married children over 21 y/o versus Sibling petitioning married siblings over 21 y/o?
  13. I just submitted ASO and civil documents to NVC and waiting for NVC to review my documents. I am f3 visa category. My question is once I get documentary qualified for the VISA Interview do i need to wait for priority date to become available to get an interview date? just trying to understand if I still have to worry about priority date or its over for me.
  14. hello, I have submitted a document but the date does not change, it is a document that I submitted on 03/21/2019 and Nvc asked me to submit another and I am doing this on another day but the date does not change nvc sent me the email 05/14/2019 I still submitted but the date has not changed. will that be a problem?
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