*julez*'s US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Julie
Beneficiary's Name: Griff
VJ Member: *julez*
Country: United Kingdom

Last Updated: 2010-09-09
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Immigration Checklist for Julie & Griff:

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 : London, United Kingdom
I-129F Sent : 2007-07-21
I-129F NOA1 : 2007-07-23
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2007-11-29
NVC Received : 2007-12-03
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2007-12-05
Consulate Received : 2007-12-10
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent : 2007-12-21
Packet 4 Received : 2007-12-28
Interview Date : 2008-01-07
Interview Result :
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2008-01-15
US Entry : 2008-01-31
Marriage : 2008-02-16
Comments : Medical was also Jan. 7th. Packet 3 was lost in the mail. Emailed embassy to request a 2nd one. They called the next day and offered the interview on the same day as the medical. How could we refuse?? LOL
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 129 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 168 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : JFK
POE Date : 2008-01-31
Got EAD Stamp : Yes,Passport Stamp
Biometrics Taken : No
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Buffalo NY
Date Filed : 2008-03-26
NOA Date : 2008-04-01
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2008-04-23
AOS Transfer** : 2008-04-17
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2008-05-28
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Greencard Received: 2008-06-05
Comments :


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2008-03-26
NOA Date : 2008-04-01
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2008-04-23
Approved Date : 2008-05-24
Date Card Received : 2008-06-05
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 59 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2008-03-26
NOA Date : 2008-04-01
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2008-05-30
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 59 days.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : Vermont Service Center
Date Filed : 2010-05-03
NOA Date : 2010-05-06
RFE(s) : 2010-08-03
Bio. Appt. : 2010-06-07
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2010-08-26
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Green Card Received : 2010-09-04
Comments :


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: London, United Kingdom
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : January 7, 2008
Embassy Review : Griff had the 8:00 interview and was second in the queue. Once inside the embassy, he had no troubles. They asked for his paperwork, where they remarked at how well organized he was. He then sat down, waited 2 minute before his name was called. Went up to the window, exchanged a pleasantry and was asked 3 questions:

1. Where did you meet?
2. When did you meet?
3. Why will you live in the US rather than the UK?

Said once the medical results were back he'd have his passport and visa within a few days. Then wished him a good day. And that was it!
Rating : 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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