emt103c's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: CM
Beneficiary's Name: MM
VJ Member: emt103c
Country: Canada

Last Updated: 2014-11-07
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Immigration Checklist for CM & MM:

USCIS I-130 Petition:      
Dept of State IR-1/CR-1 Visa:    
USCIS I-751 Petition:  
USCIS N-400 Petition:  


IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Date
Service Center : Vermont Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Montreal, Canada
Marriage (if applicable): 2006-04-12
I-130 Sent : 2006-05-11
I-130 NOA1 : 2006-05-13
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2006-08-03
NVC Received : 2006-08-17
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2006-09-06
Pay AOS Bill : 2006-09-06
Receive I-864 Package :
Send AOS Package : 2006-10-02
Submit DS-261 :
Receive IV Bill : 2006-10-02
Pay IV Bill : 2006-10-02
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter : 2006-10-20
Case Completed at NVC : 2006-11-14
NVC Left : 2007-01-13
Consulate Received : 2007-01-13
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received : 2007-01-16
Interview Date : 2007-02-15
Interview Result :
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2008-06-26
US Entry : 2008-06-30
Comments : Further evidence required at interview, submitted July 6, 2007; evidence transferred to PAK in Aug 2007
AP Completed Feb 05, 2008

Submitted I-212 Oct. 03, 2007
Approved I-212 March 28, 2008

April 25, 2008 Medical/RCMP
Certificate Re-Submitted

May 2008 Consulate won't accept I- 212 Approval notice,state
printed on "wrong form
number"

16 June 2008 Passport submitted at
Consulate Request.

18 June 2008 Waiver approval FINALLY
registered DOS.

18 June 2008 DOS says VISA ISSUED
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 82 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 278 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : CDN-USA Border
POE Date : 2008-06-30
Got EAD Stamp :
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 5
Comments : We had to wait for more than an hour after being sent to the great "aluminum" room. Many people went ahead of us. The guards asked a lot of questions about my husband's motives for immigrating to Canada (many years ago) and about his visits to Pakistan, but in the end were very nice and told him "Welcome to the United States!"


Citizenship
Event Date
Service Center : Lewisville TX Lockbox
CIS Office : Norfolk VA
Date Filed : 2012-07-18
NOA Date : 2012-07-30
Bio. Appt. : 2012-08-23
Interview Date : 2012-10-11
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2012-12-19
Comments : Best process of my USCIS life. . .

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Montreal, Canada
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : February 20, 2007
Embassy Review : I arrived at Consulate 1 hour after my husband (the Canadian citizen) and the security guard had no problem letting me in with just my U.S. Passport. The staff was friendly, but seemed suspicious, not sure if it had a lot to do with my husband being Pakistani as well, or maybe I'm just a worry wart.
Rating : Very Good


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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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