mytruelove's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: LYN
Beneficiary's Name: JONIR
VJ Member: mytruelove
Country: Haiti

Last Updated: 2012-03-23
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Immigration Checklist for LYN & JONIR:

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 : Haiti
Marriage (if applicable): 2010-12-23
I-130 Sent : 2011-06-21
I-130 NOA1 : 2011-06-24
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2011-07-14
NVC Received : 2011-08-01
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill :
Pay AOS Bill : 2011-08-25
Receive I-864 Package : 2011-08-25
Send AOS Package : 2011-09-10
Submit DS-261 :
Receive IV Bill : 2011-08-25
Pay IV Bill : 2011-08-25
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter : 2011-08-29
Case Completed at NVC : 2011-09-23
NVC Left : 2012-01-31
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received : 2012-02-02
Interview Date : 2012-03-02
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2012-03-13
US Entry : 2012-03-22
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 20 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 252 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Haiti
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : March 3, 2012
Embassy Review : My husband arrived at the Embassy at 630am. Outside in front of the building there were several people standing waiting for them to open. At 7am they opened the door and started letting people in. At the door there was a security guard talking to people as they entered. When my husband approached the front door entrance the guard told him that he would need to have a police certificate done and it would cost $50.00 USD. This was a scam. (For Haiti a police certificate is not needed).
When my husband entered the building, there a lady at the window near the entrance. She greeted him and asked my husband who is sending for him. Also asked for his medical letter, passport, money transfer receipts and two pictures of us together. She then told him to have a seat. After a few minutes of sitting, they called him to have his fingerprinting done.After he was done with his fingerprinting they sent him to have a seat again.
While waiting for more than an hour, there were many people name called for there interview. Some people were denied because of insufficient evidence, some were asked to have there spouse or fiance present, while there were others that were approved. There were actually three windows open for interviews.
When they finally called my husband to the window. A white American man with a awkward creole accent greeted him and asked him to raise his right hand and if he sweared to tell the truth. My husband replied yes. The questions that he asked my husband were: Who is applying for you? When did you meet? Where did you meet? Did you know your wife before she came to Haiti? When did you get married? Where does your wife live? How many kids does you wife have? How old are they? Will you consider the child as your own? When are the times you and your wife met? When you and your wife meet, do you have a lot of sex? Can you show me an intimate picture of you both? Where was your wife born? Where does your wife work? While my husband started to answer his last question. He interrupted him to say okay you have been approved and asked him to pay $10.00 for the visa. He then sent him off with a packet which contained a copy of some of the documents that were given and told him that his visa would be ready on the 12.

(updated on March 4, 2012)

(updated on March 5, 2012)
Rating : Good


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