Anonymous885's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Noname
Beneficiary's Name: None
VJ Member: Anonymous885
Country: Vietnam

Last Updated: 2018-07-01
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Immigration Checklist for Noname & None:

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 : Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
I-129F Sent : 2013-03-05
I-129F NOA1 : 2013-03-11
I-129F RFE(s) : None
RFE Reply(s) : None
I-129F NOA2 : 2013-07-23
NVC Received : 2013-08-08
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2013-08-12
Consulate Received : 2013-08-14
Packet 3 Received : 2013-08-30
Packet 3 Sent : 2013-08-30
Packet 4 Received : 2013-12-06
Interview Date : 2014-01-16
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2014-03-05
US Entry : 2014-03-08
Marriage : 2014-03-13
Comments : Embassy sent package 3 on 8/27/2013.

Embassy received package 3 on 9/6/2013.

Medical exam and immunization are done along with visa payment on 12/18/2013.

Interviewed on 1/16 and her interview was pretty good but still got blue slip 221(g)

Submitted the First blue slip on Family Relationship form of my fiancee on the same day.

Submitted Second blue slip on 1/25 for Timeline of relationship ( required original sign, sworn, and notarized), List all addresses for last 10 years with sign, sworn, notarized. Submit birth certificates for Beneficiary and Petitioner's parents.

Submitted Third blue slip on 2/10/2014 about Family relationship form for Petitioner ( submitted late due to Vietnamese New Year ). She got approved.

Got a phone call from Consulate and signed the form on 2/20 due to CO's fault ( CO forgot to ask my fiancee to sign the form that states she has to marry me within 90 days of her arrival).

Creation case date changed to 2/25/2014 on CEAC, and the status changed to Issued on 2/27/2014.

Received visa on 3/5/ 2014 and she will flight on 3/8.

Start new Journey.

Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 134 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 311 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Newark
POE Date : 2014-03-08
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :

Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Jacksonville FL
Date Filed : 2014-03-21
NOA Date :
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2014-04-21
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2015-03-31
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Greencard Received: 2015-04-10
Comments : Received Notice of Potential Interview Waiver on July 1, 2014 that dated June 27, 2014.
Contacted Ombudsman on 1/12/2015 and Ombudsman contacted USCIS on 2/20/2015 and a follow up on 03/18/2015.
Approved on 3/31/2015 and No interview.
Welcome notice was mailed on 4/1/2015.
Welcome notice was received and card was mailed on 4/08/2015.
Received GC on 4/10/2015.

Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : Renewal
Date Filed : 2015-02-09
NOA Date : 2015-02-17
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2015-03-02
Approved Date : 2015-04-07
Date Card Received :
Comments : USCIS terminated my I-765 on 4/7/2015 due to the fact I received my GC.
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 57 days.

Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : Second
Date Filed : 2015-02-09
NOA Date : 2015-02-17
RFE(s) :
Date Received :
Comments : No fingerprints appointment for I-131.
USCIS terminated my I-131 on 4/7/2015 due to the fact I received my GC.
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 57 days.

Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : California Service Center
Date Filed : 2017-01-04
NOA Date : 2017-01-06
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2017-02-02
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2018-04-11
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Green Card Received : 2018-06-30
Comments : Sent I-751 on 01/04/2017.
USCIS received on 01/06/2017.
NOA received on 01/12/2017.
Note that the case number of NOA can't use to check the case status.

Got approved 4/11/2018 but I have a hard time to get the card producing due to some glitches on the software that prevented USCIS to print the card. Senator helped multiple times to get it approved abd printed the card

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : March 6, 2014
Embassy Review : Here is our experience from HCM Consulate.

Questions had been asked:

1) What is your fiancé's date of birth and place of birth?

2) What is your fiancé's highest education?

3) What is his current address and phone number?

4) How many siblings does he have?

5) How many trips did your fiancé visit you and tell exact date of entry and left for each trip?

6) Can I see pictures and airplane tickets?

7) Where and When did he propose? Did he propose inside (VIP's room) or outside? Did you accept it right away or ask him to give you some times to think about it? Describe how he proposed.

8) Where is he working ? Can you describe the job that he works ?

They did not even look at mails, letters, Moneygram's receipts, or phone record. The CO told her that she did very well on her interview, however CO gave her the 1st blue slip to ask for additional document:

1st blue slip:

Beneficiary: Please fill out this form (Family relationship) and sign.

She filled it out and submitted it in the same day. However, CO gave her a 2nd blue slip.

2nd blue slip:

a) Petitioner and Beneficiary: Please submit original birth certificates of Beneficiary's parents and Petitioner's parent. To be honest, I have no idea why CO asked for Birth Certificate of parents. The CO might think that we are related. However, both parents do not have the same Last Name. For example: Her mom and dad's last name are Huynh, and Nguyen, respectively. My parent's last name are Pham, and Tran.

b) Petitioner: Please submit the timeline of your relationship with original sign, sworn statement and notary. The sworn statement has to be in English. My fiancé had gave them a timeline with original signature but they did not accept due to not sworn and notary.

c) Petitioner: Please list your current address and phone number. List all the residences for the past 10 years includes beginning and end date of the time period at each residence, and the full name and date of birth of each person residing with you at each address, along with the description of your relationship with the person. Also, they require an original signed, sworn, and notarized this statement.

She submitted all this paper, the CO gave her the 3rd blue slip.

3rd blue slip:

Petitioner: Please fill out this form ( Family relationship) and sign.

She submitted this document and finally got approved. We were so excited and waited for her visa, however the consulate called her 10 days later to let her know that the CO was forgot to ask my fiancee's signature in one of the form ( The form that indicates she has to marry me within 90 days of her arrival). We found out that many people got the same problem. Finally, she got her visa about 10 days later and she will fly to Florida tomorrow.

Good Luck Everyone.

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