ClickityClackity's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Mary
Beneficiary's Name: Rafael
VJ Member: ClickityClackity
Country: Spain

Last Updated: 2020-03-04
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Immigration Checklist for Mary & Rafael:

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 : Madrid, Spain
I-129F Sent : 2018-09-01
I-129F NOA1 : 2018-09-15
I-129F RFE(s) : 2019-01-26
RFE Reply(s) : 2019-01-30
I-129F NOA2 : 2019-02-04
NVC Received : 2019-03-19
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2019-02-04
NVC Left :
Consulate Received : 2019-03-28
Packet 3 Received : 2019-03-28
Packet 3 Sent : 2019-05-03
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2019-07-17
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2019-07-23
US Entry : 2019-10-09
Marriage : 2019-11-23
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 142 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 305 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Los Angeles
POE Date : 2019-10-09
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : No
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : The officer told me that once I married I would have to go to an USCIS field office with the original marriage license and a notarised copy and I would received a temporary green card on my passport. This information is not correct.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Los Angeles CA
Date Filed : 2019-12-23
NOA Date : 2020-01-07
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2020-01-30
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date :
Approved :
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received:
Comments :


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2019-12-23
NOA Date : 2020-01-07
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2020-01-30
Approved Date : 2020-02-26
Date Card Received : 2020-03-04
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 65 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2019-12-23
NOA Date : 2020-01-07
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2020-03-04
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 65 days.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Madrid, Spain
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : July 17, 2019
Embassy Review : My interview experience in Madrid couldn't be better. I arrived outside and on account of me having crutches, I skipped the outside queue and went directly to the check-in desk where they took my passport briefly and gave it back with two labels and a ticket with a number. Once on the waiting area, I had to wait for about 35 minutes before I was called into a window.
The very nice lady spoke Spanish and asked for my passport, medical examination and envelope with the X-RAY. She proceeded to take a look at the medical examination and stapled it to my file. She then told me to wait to be called for the interview.

I waited for around 45 minutes and I was called to a different window with a different lady. She was also very nice. She asked me why I was in crutches and was happy to hear that I didn't have much longer. She asked me to swear that everything I was going to say was true and started the interview.

The first question was about how and when we met, and how did the relationship develop. She asked me what did I liked and disliked about my fianceé, what did she do and then she asked me for photos of our relationship. She then switched to English and asked me how I learned it. Afterward, she asked me about something that I honestly can't remember but I answered saying that my fiancée and I had just signed a lease and at that moment she abruptly interrupted me and gave me a sheet of paper saying that my visa was approved!!

I was in a bit of a shock because of how sudden that was, but I am very happy with the outcome!
Rating : Very Good


Timeline Comments: 1

blank avatar Missanna221 on 2020-02-26 said:
Was your EAD expedited?
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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.

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