shitalhiren0803's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: hiren
Beneficiary's Name: shital
VJ Member: shitalhiren0803
Country: India

Last Updated: 2012-08-31
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Immigration Checklist for hiren & shital:

USCIS I-130 Petition:      
Dept of State IR-1/CR-1 Visa:    
USCIS I-751 Petition:  
USCIS N-400 Petition:  


IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Date
Service Center : California Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Mumbai, India
Marriage (if applicable): 2011-03-08
I-130 Sent : 2011-03-25
I-130 NOA1 : 2011-03-28
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2011-07-08
NVC Received : 2011-08-02
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill :
Pay AOS Bill :
Receive I-864 Package :
Send AOS Package :
Submit DS-261 :
Receive IV Bill :
Pay IV Bill :
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :
Case Completed at NVC : 2011-09-13
NVC Left :
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2011-12-13
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received :
US Entry : 2012-01-19
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 102 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 260 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Mumbai, India
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : December 13, 2011
Embassy Review : I reached the Consulate at 6AM .They started taking us inside the building at 7:30M. We got our token numbers and were screened for contraband articles. No cell phones allowed inside the building .

The we all were made to sit in this big hall where you sit facing the multiple windows where the interviews are conducted. Then when my token number was called out I went to this window and my passport was taken from me. Also the original documents that I had submitted to the NVC were returned to me. I was asked a few questions about my who is the petitioner, what is my mother\'s father name,what does my husband doing?,what am I doing over here?

As I reached early at office,I got the token earlier.I would say, be there by 6:15 or 6:30 so that you are first in line.

My main interview was with this American Visa Officer around 9.30. It lasted for 5-15 minutes.

The Questions:
1) Who is calling u?
2) how did u meet?
3) what is my husband\'s age?
4) What is My age?
5) Where does he stay?
6) Who had sponsored my husband?
7) What is your marriage date?
8) Is FIL & MIL stays with your husband?
9) Have ever tried USA visa previously?
10)Where did u go to your honeymoon?
11) how you do the communication?
12) When did u saw him last time?
13) Show some wedding photos like fera\'s all.......

Madam your visa has been approved!!!!j(\\\\\\\'\\\\\\\')

Then I went to the VFS at 5 PM but i got my passport . I had collected my passport today..

Very good experience..try to give answer as short as possible.. be confident.....


(updated on December 16, 2011)
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