Jenny17655's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Jennifer
Beneficiary's Name: George
VJ Member: Jenny17655
Country: Jamaica

Last Updated: 2019-10-03
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Immigration Checklist for Jennifer & George:

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 : California Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Jamaica
I-129F Sent : 2017-11-30
I-129F NOA1 : 2017-12-04
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2018-06-18
NVC Received : 2018-07-05
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2018-07-06
NVC Left : 2018-07-24
Consulate Received : 2018-07-25
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2018-08-16
Interview Result : Administrative Review
Second Interview
(If Required):
2018-09-10
Second Interview Result: Approved
Visa Received : 2018-09-13
US Entry : 2018-09-15
Marriage : 2018-10-12
Comments : Medical St. Andrew 7/31/18
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 196 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 255 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : JFK
POE Date : 2018-09-15
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : No
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : The customs agent took the visa packet and passport down to immigration and asked us to follow her there. We sat down and a couple of minutes later the officer called my fiancee and gave him back his passport and we were free to go. No questions were asked of him.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Albany NY
Date Filed : 2018-11-30
NOA Date : 2018-12-05
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2019-1-04
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date : 2019-09-26
Approval / Denial Date : 2019-09-27
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2019-10-03
Comments : Interview in Albany NY. Officer swore us in and asked to see proof of relationship. I provided cable bills, joint checking, car insurance, retirement beneficiary, photos and dental/vision insurance. Officer asked about how our relationship started, went through the photos, asked about my kids and went through entire I485. Officer gave verbal approval and explained removal of conditions. Very pleasant experience.


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2018-11-30
NOA Date : 2018-12-03
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2019-1-04
Approved Date : 2019-04-08
Date Card Received : 2019-04-15
Comments : Card mailed 4/11/19
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 129 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2018-11-30
NOA Date : 2018-12-03
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2019-04-15
Comments : Card Mailed 4/11/19
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 129 days.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Jamaica
Review Topic: General Review
Event Description
Review Date : September 16, 2018
Embassy Review : Our interview was at 7am. We arrived on time and got in line. They took us out of the line and we waited until 7:30 because Junior didn't bring photo ID (his passport was already inside the embassy). Once they identified him we were inside the embassy by 8am. We sat down and they called his name after 15 minutes or so. The lady smiled and said ok I was just checking that you guys were inside and asked us to sit back down. I told Junior she seemed nice and he said yeah she just checking if we are here so she can go find that mean man from last time. And that's exactly what she did. He called us back up to the window and swore us in. He explained that we were there due to some inconsistencies between our file and the answers Junior gave at the 1st interview. He was empathetic and explained that petitioner interviews are not common and he understood this was burdensome to me. He then asked Junior to have a seat and proceeded to ask me the same questions he asked Junior during his 1st interview. But first he addressed my emails regarding my income and the co sponsor. He simply stated that although I met the income requirements the embassy can still use their discretion and require a co sponsor.
When did I arrive?
How long am I staying?
Have I visited Jamaica before I met Junior?
How did we meet?
Who us the mutual friend on Facebook we met through?
Did I know him before we became friends on Facebook?
How did I become friends with the mutual friend?
Have I ever been to his house?
An I staying there now?
What color are his walls?
How many rooms does he have in his house?
Have I met his family? Who and what are their names?
How many kids do I have?
Who lives with me?
Is it a house or apartment?
How many bedrooms do I have?
Does Junior have kids?
Why haven't I been back to visit?
Which one of my children was hospitalized?
He really was pleasant enough with me but I did notice a change in his demeanor when he questioned Junior. He called Junior back up and asked about our photos and chat logs.
What was the last thing we argued about?
How do we communicate?
Hr asked Junior what the tattoo on my are signified?
He said it seemed I knew more about him than he knew about me. I told the man Junior is just more nervous. He gave back my chat logs and photos and said everything looked good and he would be waiting for me to email the co sponsor information. I said I have that right her sir. He took it and looked it over and said approved. I explained that I am leaving Saturday and could Junior leave with me. He said let me check how far along your case is and then said yes and gave us a ticket and told us to come Thursday at 1:30 to pick it up at the embassy. The end............and also the beginning ❤🇯🇲
Rating : Very Good


Timeline Comments: 10

blank avatar Janique Pine on 2018-09-18 said:
So both the beneficiary and the petitioner went to the interview together?
blank avatar Jenny17655 on 2018-09-18 said:
My fiance had an interview which he attended by himself on Aug 16th. He was given a 221g and asked to schedule a second interview which we should attend together.
blank avatar Janique Pine on 2018-09-18 said:
Ohh okay got it ! But we don’t necessary have to go with them
blank avatar Jenny17655 on 2018-09-18 said:
Not necessarily. Especially if you sent in lots of evidence of your relationship and have visited more than once. The embassy wanted more proof of our relationship so they wanted to see me.
blank avatar Janique Pine on 2018-09-18 said:
Okay thank you !
blank avatar Janique Pine on 2018-09-18 said:
Another thing we have to pay a interview fee ?
blank avatar Jenny17655 on 2018-09-18 said:
$265 you will pay when you schedule your interview
blank avatar Janique Pine on 2018-09-18 said:
Okay thank you
IslandMate714 on 2018-10-26 said:
I've been following your timeline and just saw there's an interview few, that's good to know!!
blank avatar Janique Pine on 2018-12-16 said:
How did you receive your nvc
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