Ontarkie's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Charles
Beneficiary's Name: Danielle
VJ Member: Ontarkie
Country: Canada

Last Updated: 2012-06-29
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Immigration Checklist for Charles & Danielle:

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 : Montreal, Canada
I-129F Sent : 2007-05-09
I-129F NOA1 : 2007-05-14
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2007-09-28
NVC Received : 2007-11-07
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received : 2007-11-15
Packet 3 Received : 2007-11-23
Packet 3 Sent : 2007-11-26
Packet 4 Received : 2008-02-01
Interview Date : 2008-03-12 Submit Review
Interview Result :
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2008-04-21
US Entry : 2008-05-06
Marriage : 2008-06-21
Comments : Placed in Administrative Processing.
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 137 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 303 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : CDN-USA Border
POE Date : 2008-05-06 Submit Review
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken :
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : Crossed by land at Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

Surprisingly no problems with the immigration section. Processing took less than 1 hour for 1 K-1 and four K-2's However, the guard in the booth was uncessarily rude.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Memphis TN
Date Filed : 2008-07-08
NOA Date : 2008-07-23
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2008-08-11
AOS Transfer** : 2008-08-12
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2009-01-14
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2009-01-22
Comments : No interview. We had one AOS from K-1 and four AOS from K-2. The K-1 was orignally approved on Sep. 22, 2008. No green card was sent until all the K-2 were sent. The K-2 were approved on 1/14/2009. All had a date of 1/14/2009. We suspect the K-2 applications were mistakenly separated from from the K-1 because of the laps between approval dates and an RFE on 1/13/2009 for infomation that was submitted with the K-1.


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2008-07-08
NOA Date : 2008-07-23
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2008-08-12
Approved Date : 2008-10-03
Date Card Received : 2008-10-08
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 87 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2008-07-08
NOA Date : 2008-07-23
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2008-10-04
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 84 days.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : Vermont Service Center
Date Filed : 2010-10-17
NOA Date : 2010-10-20
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2010-12-13
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2011-02-15
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received : 2011-02-22
Comments :


Citizenship
Event Date
Service Center : Dallas/Lewisville TX Lockbox
CIS Office : Memphis TN
Date Filed : 2011-10-17
NOA Date : 2011-10-24
Bio. Appt. : 2011-11-15
Interview Date : 2012-01-12
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2012-06-29
Comments : It only took 167 days from Interview but I'm done,

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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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