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LarryHickman's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Larry
Beneficiary's Name: Liliana
VJ Member: LarryHickman
Country: Bolivia

Last Updated: 2022-07-22
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Immigration Checklist for Larry & Liliana:

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 : Bolivia
I-129F Sent : 2018-05-09
I-129F NOA1 : 2018-05-16
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2018-11-09
NVC Received : 2018-11-23
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2018-12-10
NVC Left : 2018-12-26
Consulate Received : 2019-01-02
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received : 2019-01-02
Interview Date : 2019-01-30
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2019-02-06
US Entry : 2019-02-23
Marriage : 2019-03-17
Comments : Very long journey but worth it, VJ is great and honestly the Embassy was incredible, I never really felt like a number. Great folks here on VJ Gods speed to everyone.
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 177 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 259 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Miami
POE Date : 2019-02-23
Got EAD Stamp :
Biometrics Taken : No
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :

Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Oakland Park FL
Date Filed : 2019-04-20
NOA Date : 2019-04-25
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2019-05-20
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date : 2019-08-23
Approval / Denial Date : 2019-08-23
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2019-08-30
Comments : All I can say is the USCIS were complete professionals as was the US embassy. There is no doubt if a couple makes the effort, does what it asked and is truthful the process will be fine. We are very blessed.

Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office :
Filing Method :
Filing Instance :
Date Filed : 2019-04-20
NOA Date : 2019-04-25
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Approved Date :
Date Card Received :
Comments :
Estimates/Stats :
Based on timeline data, your EAD may be adjudicated between June 15, 2019 and June 22, 2019*.

If this date range has passed or your application is past due per USCIS processing times then you should consider calling the USCIS to inquire on your petition. If you have been approved please update your timeline.

Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : Texas Service Center
Date Filed : 2021-03-06
NOA Date : 2021-04-10
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date :
Approved :
Got I551 Stamp : Yes
Green Card Received :
Comments :

Event Date
Service Center : Online
CIS Office : Miami FL
Date Filed : 2022-04-04
NOA Date :
Bio. Appt. :
Interview Date : 2022-07-14
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2022-08-05
Comments :

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Bolivia
Review Topic: General Review
Event Description
Review Date : February 18, 2019
Embassy Review : The Embassy workers and locals are super professional and friendly, never once a complaint.
Rating : Very Good

Timeline Comments: 5

blank avatar Chris&Ale on 2019-08-05 said:
Hi, may I ask how you received such a quick interview date just a few months after you submitted your 485 Adjustment of Status application? Did you do something special or request priority of some kind? Thanks in advance for any insight you might have for the Oakland Park location!
LarryHickman on 2019-08-05 said:
Hello, I had thought Oakland park was the interview as my wife’s Bio was there but we are having green card in Hialeah. We did not do anything to get a quick interview but I can tell you I have to believe having all your documents ready and never getting an RFE might have helped. I also believe Christ helped us but that’s my own belief. I am as surprised as you but very happy to get this done, good luck
blank avatar Chris&Ale on 2019-08-06 said:
That's great news! Congrats! I read that USCIS is moving folks around to nearby offices to balance the case loads.
blank avatar Chris&Ale on 2019-08-06 said:
That's great news! Congrats! I read that USCIS is moving folks around to nearby offices to balance the case loads.
blank avatar Chris&Ale on 2022-07-15 said:
I saw your timeline update. Sorry to hear they couldn't just combine both n-400 and 751 interviews at same time. Did they say how long you might have to wait for tye 751? Will you have to go back in for a 751 interview as well? Good luck to you all!
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*Notice about estimates: The estimates are based off averages of other members recent experiences
(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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