nosa4eva's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Victoria
Beneficiary's Name: Cool
VJ Member: nosa4eva
Country: Nigeria

Last Updated: 2013-07-08
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Immigration Checklist for Victoria & Cool:

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): 2010-07-15
I-130 Sent : 2011-02-07
I-130 NOA1 : 2011-02-10
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2011-05-20
NVC Received : 2011-05-25
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2011-05-31
Pay AOS Bill : 2011-06-01
Receive I-864 Package : 2011-06-07
Send AOS Package : 2011-06-09
Submit DS-261 : 2011-07-12
Receive IV Bill : 2011-06-29
Pay IV Bill : 2011-07-01
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :
Case Completed at NVC : 2011-08-11
NVC Left : 2011-08-17
Consulate Received : 2011-08-29
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2011-10-05
Interview Result : Denied
Second Interview
(If Required):
2013-06-05
Second Interview Result: Approved
Visa Received :
US Entry :
Comments : Said they was sending petition back to Department of Homeland Security office where it was approved with recommendation that the the petition be reviewed for possible revocation. "BELIEVE RELATIONSHIP/MARRIAGE IS FOR IMMIGRATION PURPOSES ONLY"! (REAFFIRMED ON 10/9/12)
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 99 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 237 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Nigeria
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : July 8, 2013
Embassy Review : Husband interview was on 6/5 @ 10:00am. He arrived for his interview 3 hours ahead of time. He was processed through at 8:00am. He said they collected everything he had and he was moved onto the next stage. He told me that he arrived in the interview section of the place and sat there watching as many of the men where being "Denied" by the same lady that had denied him a year earlier and he said he begin to pray and ask GOD to please do not let him get that hateful lady again because she just acted like to him she had a grudge against men. He said he sat there as folks that was after him was being called ahead of him and he begin to get angry but then he said he heard in his spirit "patiently wait my child". He said he thought to himself why is GOD saying that to him when he was only angry because it seem like to him they were overlooking him. He said finally after 4 hours the man called him to the window. Ask him was his name Mr.**** ***** **** and he said he replied yes sir. Then he said the man asked for his birth certificate and he pulled it out, then the man took it and looked at it and said "APPROVED".

We give all the praise & glory to GOD almighty for this long journey we have endured, but we both can say it was worth it. I basically was kind of upset because I had front-loaded him both times (1st & 2nd Interview) and they still never asked for a single piece of evidence, but it's all about GOD's timing and plans for our lives and not ours.

I encourage others who are and still is going through this just to pray, keep the faith and trust GOD!!!!! Keep your eyes on GOD at all times and watch HIM work things out for you.
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