Tim and Adri's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Tim
Beneficiary's Name: Adriana
VJ Member: Tim and Adri
Country: Colombia

Last Updated: 2011-06-17
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Immigration Checklist for Tim & Adriana:

USCIS I-129F Petition:      
Dept of State K1 Visa:    
USCIS I-485 Petition:  
USCIS I-765 Petition:      
USCIS I-131 Petition:      
USCIS I-751 Petition:  
USCIS N-400 Petition:  


K1 Visa
Event Date
Service Center : Texas Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Bogota, Colombia
I-129F Sent : 2011-03-16
I-129F NOA1 : 2011-04-04
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2011-04-19
NVC Received :
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received : 2011-05-02
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent : 2011-05-12
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2011-06-17
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received :
US Entry :
Marriage :
Comments : 2011-04-07 Requested expedite due to military deployment. Requested expedite for interview which was denied. Of course, they proceeded to misplace my Packet 3 for a week until I bothered them enough times to figure that out.
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 15 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 74 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Bogota, Colombia
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : June 18, 2011
Embassy Review : Arrived about 6am, the lines split up at around 630 and they let us inside around 645. Initially everyone stood in a line until around 7am when a women came and handed us the folder which listed everything we needed (as in packet 4 instructions). We were then sent off to put all in the folder and then give it back to her for review. We then waited about an hour when my fiance was called to the first window. I was asked to leave. Here she just reviewed all the paperwork and asked a few questions like how/when we met, about my ex wife, my occupation, my kids, about her son and his father (does he give permission). Then we were told to wait again. Waited about 30 mins and she was called to the window for biometrics (takes 2 mins). Waited another hour and was called to the final interview. The CO seemed very nice. Talked to us separately. Asked many of the same questions, asked plans for kids, how we keep in touch etc. Finally approved. Paid domesa (we will pick up at their office).

Out by 1045
Rating : Very Good


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