Olomi_811's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Vee
Beneficiary's Name: Ade
VJ Member: Olomi_811
Country: Nigeria

Last Updated: 2012-05-27
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Immigration Checklist for Vee & Ade:

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 : Nigeria
Marriage (if applicable): 2011-08-11
I-130 Sent : 2011-08-26
I-130 NOA1 : 2011-08-30
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2012-02-15
NVC Received : 2012-02-28
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill :
Pay AOS Bill :
Receive I-864 Package :
Send AOS Package : 2012-03-15
Submit DS-261 :
Receive IV Bill :
Pay IV Bill :
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :
Case Completed at NVC : 2012-03-20
NVC Left : 2012-04-18
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2012-05-10
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2012-05-15
US Entry : 2012-05-26
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 169 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 254 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : JFK
POE Date : 2012-05-26
Got EAD Stamp :
Biometrics Taken :
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : His plane landed at JFK from Doha an hour early at 2:28 (no problem I tracked everything). Ade was told to go to an office. The guys changed shifts. Asian guy said "sign here." On the way out, someone asked if he was here to live. He said yes and was told to enjoy his stay! He was blazing out of the gate by 3:30.

He flew Qatar and loved it! They provided hotel stay and buffet for his layover. He raved about the courtesy of their staff and said they really know how to take care of people/ do business.

Also, I wasn't expecting to wait inside the airport for him. Qatar's terminal 8 disspelled that fallacy.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Nigeria
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : May 10, 2012
Embassy Review : My husband was intially asked where we met? There was a discrepancy in what he said and what was documented during his tourist visa interview. That was cleared. Then he was asked why we sent sexually explicit chat to NVC, DHS, the US Gov't...(I sent the entire 1st month of our chat and 1 excerpt from the following months. I did not remove anything from the 1st month because I did not want any accusations about why days were missing.) My husband says the guy asked this 10 different ways and was really aggravated by it. My husband explained to him that had we excluded chats would they not have questioned that as well? The CO asked him who was giving the interview him or my husband? He had my husband read the chat aloud for all to hear. My husband was extremely embarassed by this.

He was told that he did not need to ask any additional questions, because all the evidence I sent substained an approval.

They had to find something to harp about and attempt to belittle my husband. I'll take an approval anyway you slice it!
Rating : Moderate


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