We_Destiny's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Destiny
Beneficiary's Name: We
VJ Member: We_Destiny
Country: Nigeria

Last Updated: 2012-09-05
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Immigration Checklist for Destiny & We:

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 : Nebraska Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Nigeria
I-129F Sent : 2007-01-11
I-129F NOA1 : 2007-01-17
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2007-04-27
NVC Received : 2007-05-11
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2007-05-15
Consulate Received : 2007-05-21
Packet 3 Received : 2007-05-25
Packet 3 Sent : 2007-05-25
Packet 4 Received : 2007-05-25
Interview Date : 2007-08-02
Interview Result :
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2007-08-07
US Entry : 2007-08-11
Marriage :
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 100 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 197 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : JFK
POE Date : 2007-08-11
Got EAD Stamp : Yes,Passport Stamp
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : He arrived at 8am and made it through immigration by 9am. He would have been done earlier, but, his sister decided he needed to bring food stuff, she packed all type of food in his bags smoked fish, dried shrimp, casava and maggie cubes. All these items were taken when they x-rayed his bag and did a manual search, this held him up about 15 minutes.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Date Filed : 2007-11-30
NOA Date : 2007-12-05
RFE(s) : 2008-04-09
Bio. Appt. : 2007-12-21
AOS Transfer** : 2008-01-07
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2008-05-23
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received:
Comments :


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2007-11-30
NOA Date : 2007-12-05
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2007-12-21
Approved Date : 2008-01-26
Date Card Received : 2008-02-04
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 57 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2007-11-30
NOA Date : 2007-12-05
RFE(s) : 2007-12-22
Date Received : 2008-02-04
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 59 days.


Citizenship
Event Date
Service Center : Phoenix AZ Lockbox
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Date Filed : 2012-07-15
NOA Date : 2012-07-19
Bio. Appt. : 2012-08-14
Interview Date :
Approved :
Oath Ceremony :
Comments :

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Nigeria
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : August 14, 2007
Embassy Review : His interview was at 7am, we arrived a little late at 7:45am. The bad part was that he was the last person interviewed that day, so, his interview did not begin until after 5pm. Yes we were there for over 9 hours. His interview began with the regular questions: how did you meet?, where does she work? what does she do for a living?, how many times has she been to Nigera? and what they focused on more was when was the last time she was here? Well, when she got to that part she totally focused on the fact that zi came to Nigeria for the interview. I had given him my passport to show my entry stamp. The interviewer was quit empressed that I was there. For evidence we had 2 photo albums aobut 300 pics plus 200 loose pictures from our last visit that would not fit into the albums. Well, the albums were small but would not fit through the slot in the window. He showed the interviewer the loose pictures, she began walking around showing our pictures to other employees in the embassy. After they had went through all the pictures she made positive comments and told my fiance that he was approved, and she jokingly said "welcome to the United States, and that he should come back in three days to pick up his visa. He arrived to the embassy at the assigned time and his visa was ready, he was out of the embassy in 10 minutes.

There was another K1 filer interview at the embassy, he had arrived at 7am, so, his interview was right before my fiance. He was also approved and told to come back in three days. When my fiance went to pick up his visa, he ran into the other guy. The guy had also been approved, but, when he arrived to pick up his visa they told him it was not ready, and that he should come back in another 3 days.

Overallour experience with the interview process was ok but, our outcome was great. the only complaint we had was the time it took before he was intervied almost 9 hours.
Rating : Good


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