usmsbow's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Sean
Beneficiary's Name: Putri
VJ Member: usmsbow
Country: Indonesia

Last Updated: 2020-07-15
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Immigration Checklist for Sean & Putri:

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 : Texas Service Center
Transferred? California Service Center on 2014-08-11
Consulate : Indonesia
I-129F Sent : 2014-03-31
I-129F NOA1 : 2014-04-04
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2014-09-10
NVC Received :
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2015-01-14
NVC Left : 2015-01-21
Consulate Received : 2015-01-29
Packet 3 Received : 2015-02-05
Packet 3 Sent : 2015-02-12
Packet 4 Received : 2015-02-13
Interview Date : 2015-03-17
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2015-03-24
US Entry : 2015-03-27
Marriage : 2015-04-28
Comments :
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 159 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 347 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Washington DC
POE Date : 2015-03-27
Got EAD Stamp :
Biometrics Taken :
Harassment Level :
Comments :

Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Washington DC
Date Filed : 2015-05-08
NOA Date : 2015-05-14
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2015-06-12
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2015-10-14
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2015-10-22
Comments : Received interview waiver.

Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2015-05-08
NOA Date : 2015-05-14
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2015-06-12
Approved Date : 2015-07-24
Date Card Received : 2015-08-08
Comments :
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 77 days.

Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office :
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2015-05-08
NOA Date : 2015-05-14
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2015-08-08
Comments :
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 77 days.

Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : California Service Center
Date Filed : 2017-08-10
NOA Date : 2017-08-21
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2018-10-23
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Green Card Received : 2018-10-30
Comments : No interview.

Event Date
Service Center : Online
CIS Office : San Francisco CA
Date Filed : 2019-07-13
NOA Date : 2019-07-15
Bio. Appt. : 2019-08-05
Interview Date : 2020-07-15
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2020-07-15
Comments : Interview originally scheduled for 3-27-20, but postponed due to covid-19. Oath given the same day as interview.

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Indonesia
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : March 17, 2015
Embassy Review : From my fiancee:

At 12.15 the security guy called us, checked his list to our passport and email from the embassy.. then he gave us a plate to put our phone and electronic things.. i entered the gate and we did a little adventure together to find the room.. we went to window 5.. I gave all documents, but she gave me back the evidence (like our pictures, etc) she said "show it to the interviewer later".. then she asked me "first time travel to The US?" And finally she gave me a little white paper and an orange paper and article about human right in the US.. then i went to window 6. To pay the visa 3.577.000 rupiah [$265 USD]..

Then i waited in waiting room. I was the third person called by them.

I entered the room 1, and the interviewer said good afternoon in bahasa.. He is around 30 yo, very nice and handsome.. Je asked me to do finger print 4 times (one of them is for a swearing that every single things in this interview are true) then he said OK.. and start asking me :
1. Tell me how you met him! (i answered online and mentioned about the name of that online website, we started talked on June 9th, 2013 and met in person on October 2013)
2. Been in the US before? No.
3. Have you ever live in other country for more than 6 months? No.
4. Have you ever had any criminal problems? No.
5. This is also the first time you travel to other country? No. I visited couple other countries in Asia
6. With Mr. SEAN? Nope. Except South Korea
--- then interview continued in english--
7. So tell me, what do you know about his job? Well, he work as government worker, ____ analyst, department of ____, washington DC (he quiet) and said grade ____. (then he laughed, so detail huh)
8. How many times you met him? 4 times..October 2013, february 2014, september 2014, december 2014. (He surprised and said, "wow that is crazy, he must really love you, no wonder, you are beautiful)
* honestly yes i was blushing.. but i just laughed
9. You are comfortable speaking english? Yes.
10. Ok, you bring document to prove your relationship right, please give it to me? (I gave everything to him)
he said : "wow, bunch of proof huh"
Me : "well better safe than sorry"
He laughed then smiled while looking at our pictures (especially the picture of the cupcake and when you ate that cupcake ) and his face changed when he saw the engagement picture
Me : "ohh that is a picture of our engagement last december, as you know some indonesian culture, still required a little party for engagement"
Him : "yeahh yeahh yeahh.. i heard about that, i knew i, that is cool culture" (with enthusiastic way of speaking)
11. Well so how many wedding you will have, with this culture? Just two weddings, one is the legal marriage as soon as i arrive in the US, and a reception in October 2015
Him : Ahh i thought you will do 3 times, since muslim people used to do that..
Me : hehehe, i am christian though
Him : ohhhh sorry sorry sorry, i didn't know it, ahh that is good if you are christian then..

And he said wow, all of these prove that your application is safe!! He gave me a blue paper (i sent you a picture on whatsapp) and my original document, like my birth certificate.. then he said : "ok, good luck in the US.. any question?"

Me : nope. Thank you.. have a nice day!!

Him : you too.. thank you..

I left the room, and people were smiled at me they said congratulation after they saw my blue paper.. patricia and her family hug me and we exchange out email and phone number who knows we will meet again in the US.. and after me, was Vio's turn, i waited for her, her application also aprroved.. we were soooo happy...
Rating : Very Good

POE Review: Washington DC
Event Description
Entry Date : 2015-03-27
Embassy Review : My fiancee arrived around 4:15 in the afternoon. She was fortunately 2nd in line. The immigration officer was really nice. He asked the following questions:

1. What is the purpose of your visit? ("To get together with my fiance")
2. Oh, so K-1 visa? ("Yes")
3. Ok, please give me your papers.
4. How did you two meet?
5. When is your wedding?
6. Where is your wedding?

And that was it! He finished by saying, "Welcome to the US." He then handed back some of my papers (evidence of our relationship).

Harassment Level : Low

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