Chris and Tatiana's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Chris
Beneficiary's Name: Tatiana
VJ Member: Chris and Tatiana
Country: Ukraine

Last Updated: 2013-01-13
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Immigration Checklist for Chris & Tatiana:

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 : Ukraine
I-129F Sent : 2011-09-14
I-129F NOA1 : 2011-09-16
I-129F RFE(s) : 2012-01-05
RFE Reply(s) : 2012-01-18
I-129F NOA2 : 2012-01-30
NVC Received : 2012-02-02
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2012-02-08
Consulate Received : 2012-02-10
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2012-02-23
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2012-02-24
US Entry : 2012-03-02
Marriage : 2012-03-27
Comments : We have been waiting for this time to come. Just be patient. Sometimes you just have to make phone calls. God answers a lot of prayers.
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 136 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 160 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Atlanta
POE Date : 2012-03-02
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : Very easy and helpful through the process. Went better because I was there and spoke English. Took about 15 minutes. She wanted the copy of her shot records back and he wouldn't give to her. He said that all will be sent to USCIS and we can get a copy from them. I hope that doesn't get lost as we went through a lot to make sure she had all shots before coming to USA.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Fort Smith AR
Date Filed : 2012-06-06
NOA Date : 2012-06-08
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2012-06-28
AOS Transfer** : 2012-07-06
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date :
Approved :
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received:
Comments : Our case sent to California Service Center. 7 months and still waiting.


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Kansas City MO
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2012-06-06
NOA Date : 2012-06-08
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Approved Date : 2012-08-11
Date Card Received : 2012-08-24
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 66 days.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Ukraine
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : February 23, 2012
Embassy Review : Very nice and friendly people helping us and answering questions we had. Very easy and relaxing. Went through security, then got a number and went to window and turned in paper. She turned in paper and I paid. Then we waited about hour and half. Then our turn. He asked about 5 questions. Where I worked, how big of a wedding, if I had animals, and about her sister since she is US Legal. More of a relaxing day even though man in front of us was told he can't get another US visa for 10 years because he did something illegal. We were approved so we are doing the happy dance.
Rating : Very 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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