SunDrop's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Ry
Beneficiary's Name: Tish
VJ Member: SunDrop
Country: United Kingdom

Last Updated: 2017-09-01
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Immigration Checklist for Ry & Tish:

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 : London, United Kingdom
I-129F Sent : 2010-02-05
I-129F NOA1 : 2010-02-09
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2010-04-01
NVC Received : 2010-04-09
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2010-04-12
Consulate Received : 2010-04-14
Packet 3 Received : 2010-04-26
Packet 3 Sent : 2010-04-30
Packet 4 Received : 2010-05-19
Interview Date : 2010-06-02
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2010-06-09
US Entry : 2010-07-09
Marriage : 2010-07-17
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 51 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 113 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Houston
POE Date : 2010-07-09
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Tucson AZ
Date Filed : 2010-11-22
NOA Date : 2010-12-08
RFE(s) : 2011-01-03
Bio. Appt. : 2010-12-29
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date : 2011-03-10
Approval / Denial Date : 2011-03-10
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Greencard Received: 2011-03-18
Comments : E-notification of RFE for both my and daughter's I-485 for co-sponsor's proof of citizenship.


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2010-11-22
NOA Date : 2010-12-08
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2010-12-29
Approved Date : 2011-02-11
Date Card Received : 2011-02-19
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 81 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2010-11-22
NOA Date : 2010-12-08
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2011-02-19
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 81 days.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : California Service Center
Date Filed : 2013-02-14
NOA Date : 2013-02-19
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2013-03-18
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2013-06-18
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received :
Comments : No RFE, No interview :)


Citizenship
Event Date
Service Center : Lewisville TX Lockbox
CIS Office : Manchester NH
Date Filed : 2017-02-03
NOA Date : 2017-02-08
Bio. Appt. : 2017-03-08
Interview Date : 2017-04-27
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2017-06-07
Comments :

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: London, United Kingdom
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : February 22, 2014
Embassy Review : Feels like a lifetime ago, but was very straight forward. The only hiccup was when the interviewing consular asked for my original birth certificate. Although I was born in France, the only one I was ever told I needed was the Registration of a Birth Abroad certificate, which establishes my UK citizenship. Told the consular I've never had one to my knowledge. He goes away, comes back and says that's fine. Was fun for my fiance, who accompanied me, to have an American soda and candy from the snack machine for the first time in several months!
Rating : Very Good


POE Review: Houston
Event Description
Entry Date : 2010-07-09
Embassy Review : Traveled with my fiance and K2 daughter. There was no wait for the first immigration line, and the "directing person" sent all 3 of us through the visitors' line (not USCs). He took our brown packets, asked what my relationship to Ry is (duh!?) and after fingerprinting and photographing me (daughter is only 10, so no biometrics) sent Ry down the "hall" to wait for us. We were accompanied to secondary processing where we waited about 30 minutes.

The IO was going through our envelopes within sight and ear-shot of us, so when she went to throw the envelope away, I asked her if I could keep one as a memento which she thought was hilarious and then scared all heck out of me saying to her colleague "Hmm, it says there's a letter and I don't see it. If it's not here, we have a problem.." When I'd received the courier envie, the declaration I had to sign at the embassy for the K2 and the permission letter from my daughter's father were just loose in the envelope. I approached the IO and told her this, she said "I can see you're nervous, but just go sit down."

10 heart in throat minutes later, she called us up with our stamped I-94s and passports, asked when we're getting married, reminded me we have 30 days. It turned out that she was referring to a letter referenced in the medical (about my daughter's anxiety) and that it wasn't an issue. So with a bit of banter and her declaring that "the two of you are hilarious, and you and your fiance make a lovely couple!" she sent us on our merry way.

The 1 is only because of the grumpiness of the first guy and the 2nd IO scaring the proverbial outta me within earshot! lol
Harassment Level : Low


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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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