stronger's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Sabrina
Beneficiary's Name: Tolga
VJ Member: stronger
Country: Turkey

Last Updated: 2012-06-30
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Immigration Checklist for Sabrina & Tolga:

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 : Vermont Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Ankara, Turkey
I-129F Sent : 2011-05-13
I-129F NOA1 : 2011-05-16
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2011-11-02
NVC Received : 2011-11-14
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2011-11-18
Consulate Received : 2011-11-24
Packet 3 Received : 2011-11-25
Packet 3 Sent : 2011-11-25
Packet 4 Received : 2011-12-19
Interview Date : 2012-01-19
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2012-01-21
US Entry : 2012-01-26
Marriage : 2012-03-17
Comments : He had his medical on 1/3/12. Only 2 shots and $170 USD. They also gave him a card with his shot records for AOS upon request. Very happy about that. He said it was quick and easy.
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 170 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 248 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Atlanta
POE Date : 2012-01-26
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : His POE was super fast. Maybe 10 minutes total from the time he walked into passport control. They only asked him a couple easy questions and then said Welcome to America!


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Atlanta GA
Date Filed : 2012-04-12
NOA Date : 2012-04-17
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2012-05-17
AOS Transfer** : 2012-05-04
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date :
Approved :
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received:
Comments :


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Atlanta GA
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2012-04-13
NOA Date : 2012-04-17
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2012-05-17
Approved Date : 2012-06-22
Date Card Received : 2012-06-30
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 70 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Atlanta GA
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2012-04-13
NOA Date : 2012-04-17
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2012-06-30
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 70 days.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Ankara, Turkey
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : January 19, 2012
Embassy Review : They took his requested documents, photos, medical papers, and any additional evidence we wanted to submit.
A big thing to note: my fiance had already submitted original police report and birth papers just 1 month earlier. Yet they requested it again at the window. Thankfully he had new copies from just 2 days earlier. Best to get those just in case. The lady made him speak in English during his interview, even though he requested to get the questions in Turkish and answer in English. He did great
They asked him the usual questions in addition to asking him about my past divorce. Then the lady smiled and said welcome to America. You are approved!!!
Rating : Good


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*Notice about estimates: The estimates are based off averages of other members recent experiences
(documented in their timelines) for the same benefit/petition/application at the same filing location.
Individual results may vary as every case is not always 'average'. Past performance does not necessarily
predict future results. The 'as early as date' may change over time based on current reported processing
times from members. There have historically been cases where a benefit/petition/application processing
briefly slows down or stops and this can not be predicted. Use these dates as reference only and do not
rely on them for planning. As always you should check the USCIS processing times to see if your application
is past due.

** Not all cases are transfered

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