tamaara's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Chris
Beneficiary's Name: Tamara
VJ Member: tamaara
Country: Chile

Last Updated: 2019-07-21
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Immigration Checklist for Chris & Tamara:

Dept of State Other Visa:    
USCIS I-485 Petition:  
USCIS I-765 Petition:      
USCIS I-131 Petition:      
USCIS I-751 Petition:  
USCIS N-400 Petition:  


Other Visa
Event Date
NVC Received :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date :
Interview Result :
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received :
US Entry :
Comments :


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : San Bernadino CA
Date Filed : 2017-05-08
NOA Date : 2017-05-16
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2017-06-06
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date : 2017-09-25 Submit Review
Approval / Denial Date : 2017-09-25
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Greencard Received: 2017-09-30
Comments :


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2017-05-08
NOA Date : 2017-05-16
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2017-06-06
Approved Date : 2017-08-26
Date Card Received : 2017-08-31
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 110 days.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : California Service Center
Date Filed : 2019-07-01
NOA Date : 2019-07-09
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date :
Approved :
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received :
Comments :


Member Reviews:

Local US CIS Office Review: San Bernadino CA
Review Topic: cis_topic
Event Description
Review Date : September 25, 2017
Embassy Review : Our appointment was at 7:15am at the San Bernardino Field Office CA, we arrived at 6:45 but were let in at around 7.
We went through security (just like at the airport) and then up to the second floor.

They called our name at 7:40, the officer was extremely nice and we followed her to her office. She made me take an oath (not my husband, the USC)
She took my fingerprints again and a picture. Then proceeded to check both our birth certificates, marriage certificate, my passport.
She asked all the yes/no questions from the I-485, verified our address, asked about any children, about whether I was part of any organization, criminal records.
She asked how we met, where our first date was, how my parents felt about the wedding
Then, she asked for evidence of bonafide marriage. We gave her copies of bank statements, health and life insurance, car title and car insurance. She was happy that we had copies of everything but said she could have taken photocopies if we hadn't. She also asked about a lease agreement but my husband owns our house so it was ok not to have that.
After this, she asked about pictures. She was happy with our court house pictures, even though we had a "real/proper" wedding after (we had prepared a whole album) and photocopied them.

Laughingly said she didn't need to separate us and then proceeded to tell us we had been approved. She printed a letter confirming this and that in 90 days tops we should receive the card but that it usually takes about 3 weeks.

It sounds like a lot but we were out of the office by 8am. We were her first interview and she commented that she was happy to start her day on a happy note javascript:emoticon('')
Harassment Level : Very Good


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(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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