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  Petitioner's Name: No
Beneficiary's Name: No
VJ Member: N-o-l-a
Country: Denmark

Last Updated: 2019-08-08
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Immigration Checklist for No & No:

USCIS DCF 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 : National Benefits Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Sweden
Marriage (if applicable): 2012-10-05
I-130 Sent : 2012-11-01
I-130 NOA1 : 2012-11-08
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2013-02-26
NVC Received :
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 :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received : 2013-03-01
Packet 3 Received : 2013-03-01
Packet 3 Sent : 2013-03-04
Packet 4 Received : 2013-03-06
Interview Date : 2013-03-20
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2013-04-06
US Entry : 2013-04-16
Comments : Medical results took 2 weeks to get to embassy after interview
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 110 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 132 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.

Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Boston
POE Date : 2013-04-16
Got EAD Stamp :
Biometrics Taken :
Harassment Level :
Comments :

Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : California Service Center
Date Filed : 2015-01-23
NOA Date : 2015-01-27
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2015-02-24
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2015-05-28
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Green Card Received : 2015-06-05
Comments :

Event Date
Service Center :
CIS Office : Saint Paul MN
Date Filed : 2018-03-02
NOA Date : 2018-03-02
Bio. Appt. : 2018-03-26
Interview Date : 2019-05-22
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2019-08-08
Comments :

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Sweden
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : March 23, 2013
Embassy Review : This is my second one, a little more in detail.
There are already a lot of reviews about the process, but I\\\'d like to add that you can park on the street outside the embassy and pay for up to 4 hours I think? We emailed beforehand to get the USC on the list to go in. The USC was not able to participate in the interview, only listen.
We got asked the following questions:
When did we meet? How did we meet?
How long did we live together before we got married?
What did the Dane do for work?
What was he planning on doing for work in America?
What was he studying?
Why hadn\\\'t the USC really been working a lot for the previous years?
How did she afford to live on so little?
What was she studying?
Was the USC planning on having a career in America?
When had we visited?
When had the USC moved to Denmark?
What was the date of marriage?
Had any family come to visit the USC in Denmark? What dates?
Why were we moving to America?
Was the USC still in Denmark? Was she working in Denmark?
He then tried to trip up the Dane by referring to the USC by her mother\\\'s name.

(updated on March 23, 2013)

(updated on March 25, 2013)
Rating : Very Good

POE Review: Boston
Event Description
Entry Date : 2013-04-16
Embassy Review : We all went in the USC line as a family, I handed the papers to officer who criticized my use of blue marker on the customs form (note to others, don't do that). We were put into secondary processing and the room was overflowing. It would be good to note that this was one day after the Boston bombings. It took about 1 hour and 15 minutes in secondary plus the 30 minutes waiting in the passport control line. The officers asked no questions of my husband or me. It was pretty painless in that regard and the waiting was abnormal for Boston based on comments by the staff.
Harassment Level : Low

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