LSnBigBear's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Shawn
Beneficiary's Name: Carmela
VJ Member: LSnBigBear
Country: Philippines

Last Updated: 2016-03-24
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Immigration Checklist for Shawn & Carmela:

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 : Manila, Philippines
I-129F Sent : 2012-05-30
I-129F NOA1 : 2012-06-06
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2012-12-31
NVC Received :
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2013-02-06 Submit Review
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2013-02-13
US Entry : 2013-03-01
Marriage : 2013-04-05
Comments : Check cleared my bank on 6/6/12 Yes! One week exactly from date I mailed our petition..

Received NOA2 today:
Called today 1/14/13 for MNL# after waiting 9 business days from NOA2 approval. Was on hold from 6:50pm until 7:11pm so 21 mins. Nice man was very helpful. Asked for EAC #, benefitionary name, birthdate, my name, birth date. He read me our MNL#. I read it back and thanked him. All in all 3 mins on the phone once through.

Called today for interview. They could have scheduled us for Jan 24th but this is too soon due to her waiting until Monday for my financials and forms, then medical. Things are much faster than before the Holidays for sure.
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 208 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 245 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office :
Date Filed : 2013-05-29
NOA Date :
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2013-07-08
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2014-03-21
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Greencard Received: 2014-03-29
Comments : Sent AOS Packet off 5/29/13 Check cleared 6/7/13. EAD Card arrived August 10th.

Received letter from USICS on 9/12/13 stating we qualified for "Interview Waiver" but that our AOS may take up to 6 more months due to backload. March 27,2014 received a letter from USICS her Permanent Residence was approved and that her Green Card would arrive within 3 weeks. One day later, March 28, 2014 her Green Card arrived. All is good for the next 18 months before we remove the conditions and apply for 10 year GC


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2013-05-29
NOA Date :
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Approved Date : 2013-08-02
Date Card Received : 2013-08-10
Comments : Received letter on 6/15/13 for Biometrics appointment for 7/8/13.
Received EAD Card 8/10/13
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 65 days.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : California Service Center
Date Filed : 2016-02-25
NOA Date : 2016-03-03
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2016-03-31
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date :
Approved :
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received :
Comments : I made an error and didn't sign my part as husband as I thought it was all about her ROC. They sent it write back timely. Only cost us about 7 business days due to my error and $6.40 to resend. VJ needs to update their sample form for i751 as it was the old version so I couldn't follow line item by line item. Still my error though as I should have been more thorough.


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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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