Crowlz's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Lindsay
Beneficiary's Name: Brendan
VJ Member: Crowlz
Country: Ireland

Last Updated: 2019-02-12
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Immigration Checklist for Lindsay & Brendan:

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 : Texas Service Center
Transferred? California Service Center on 2018-06-26
Consulate : Ireland
I-129F Sent : 2018-06-18
I-129F NOA1 : 2018-06-25
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2018-11-30
NVC Received : 2018-12-17
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2018-12-27
NVC Left : 2019-01-08
Consulate Received : 2019-01-11
Packet 3 Received : 2019-01-14
Packet 3 Sent : 2019-01-22
Packet 4 Received : 2019-01-24
Interview Date : 2019-02-05
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2019-02-12
US Entry : 2019-02-21
Marriage :
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 158 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 225 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Dublin, Ireland
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : February 5, 2019
Embassy Review : So I completed my interview with the embassy today, It was reallly straightforward. I had the following documents:
Affidavit of support +copy of petitioners tax returns.
Passport
2 x Passport pictures (5”x5”)
Police cert + copy
Birth Cert + copy
Copy of police report from my previous stolen Passport
Evidence of relationship - I had print outs of pictures from the last 6 months. I saw other with physical photographs but I just had a word doc with all the evidence.
Sealed medical.

I had other documents but I wasn’t asked for any of it.

The pre interview was a breeze, got called to 1 window to give in all The above documents. The Irish lady behind the window was a litttle miffed that I’d sent in my notice of readiness before my medical came back even though I had it on the day. There were a few people ahead of me and I overheard the majorities medical hadn’t come back in time. If this is the case for you, go do the interview and send in the medical after. It’s perfectly normal and acceptable.

The actual interview was quite pleasant. The CO chatted to me about my Fiancé and my life. He asked the following:
Tell me about your fiancé, who is she?
What does she do for work?
How long has she worked there?
Where is she from?
What part of DC does she live in? (He trained in DC so was just checking i had my facts right)
Has she met your family?
What do you do for work?
Where are her parents from?
Wedding plans?

I think I’ve covered it all. He then said, ok we’re all set! He congratulated me and wished me well. About 45 minutes after i walked into the embassy I was approved. Delighted.

PS - I had a few business visas denied in 2017/2018 and the CO didn’t even mention them so if you have a similar case.. don’t worry.
Rating : Very Good


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