LizzyGreen's US Immigration Timeline

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Last Updated: 2022-01-18
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Consulate Review: Nigeria
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : March 7, 2020
Embassy Review : I want to say a big thank you to everyone, who directly and indirectly contributed to this first hurdle of my journey. For those who update and share their experiences, thank you. And I thank God for his mercy, grace and favour, because without him, nothing could have been done. I was highly favoured on that day.

My interview was originally stated for the 4th of March, 2020 by NVC/ Consulate. But on Monday morning, on the 2nd of March 2020, I got a call from the Lagos Embassy, that my interview has been moved to the 3rd of March,2020. Seriously, I panicked. I asked the man, if something is going on and why me. He explained they have alot of people scheduled for the 4th of March, hence the call to reschedule others. Although, he assured me, everything was fine and that immigrants visa were being issued. I came back to the VJ group and announced even though few people didn't believe it and some others came out as negative. I guess most people would anyway.😁

On the day of the interview (3rd March,2020), I got to the embassy exactly 7am, did my make-up in the car (A beautiful face is worth looking atπŸ˜‚), and was ready by 8am. Some guys tricked me and said, the NVC payment receipt will be required, I argued abit and eventually parted with N5,000.00 for printing the form 😑. So print you might just want to have that handy, should they ask for it, but I was never asked to submit that.

Went through the queue, there were about four people on the immigrant queue, waiting to go in, and the non immigrant line had quite a number.
Security scan and all, then we waited about 2hrs 41mins at the waiting point before we were eventually asked to go into the embassy. (Btw I wore my wristwatch, so you can go in with that. But dont wear a smart watch).

Security done inside the embassy and we were moved to the Immigrant section. Limited seats available so we had to stand( met alot of people in there). Before I got in, i was given a number, number 35. So we waited to be called by our numbers to submit the Original Birth cert, Police Report, and Marriage Cert.

When I got in, I immediately went to Window 20, thinking that was the guy to receive my Original Docs, and he goes, " I didn't call you madam"πŸ˜‚. That was the infamous window 20, who drill and deny alot of people. So I apologised and went to the queue to be called. Window 21, called my name to submit my documents. He greeted, Hi, you are ****, we spoke yesterday. I was dumbfounded😧, then he said, I rescheduled your interview on the phone. And I said " oh yes thank you. He took my finger print, collected my documents, looked through my birth cert from NPC and asked if that was what i sent to NVC, i replied and told him yes, but i also have my Attestation of birth. He looked at it and said, I'm fine with the Birth Cert. From NPC, however, if you are asked at your interview to present the attestation of birth, hand it over to them, because you might be asked to present that. I told him thank you and went to join others.
The wait game was on. While waiting to be called, I took my time to listen to questions asked and how people responded to the CO's.

Basically, window 18, 19, and 20, are the interviewers. Window 18,19, were abit friendly, they smile and will make you feel at ease. Window 20, hmm this guy is tough. Until I left, I didn't see him smile.

Alot asked during the interview sessions, K1 visa applicants, were asked to provide loads of evidence. Questions like, where did you met? how?why did you decide to go to social media to contact them? What do you do? How much money do you earn? Highest level of education? Do you have your WAEC result? Your highest level of qualification? What other form of ID do you have? Your man is retired, who is your co sponsor? Where is your birth attestation? Are you lying? Where is your previous passport? Aside from your current state, where else have you lived in? You met in 2016, why didnt you get married? You were still married and chatting your current spouse? You had customary wedding with your ex, where is the dissolve certificate/ letter? Where did he engage you? How many siblings do you have? Where is the death certificate? E.t.c anything to put you in Administrative processing, kindly avoid it.

A lady who is a US citizen, came with her daughter, and was thoroughly drilled by window 20, he kept asking the 11 years old girl alot of questions( please prep your kids before you embark on this journey), they asked her, if she has seen her little sister before now and she said NO. The CO asked the lady, when you filed your application in the state, you never indicated you had a child, so where did this child come from? The lady kept quiet and was flabbergasted. Those of us behind were like WOW, this people have information. She was outrightly refused and informed that her case will go back to the state. (I felt for the little girl, she was sad).

Ok, back to mine, the infamous window 20, called my number (35), and those around me said, sister, take heart it is well🀣, because the guy gave only one person and place another on AP. So I just smiled and stood up. This was around 12:45pm.

Me: Good afternoon sir
CO: You are about to take the oath
Me: ( smiled) Okay sir
CO: Oath taking ( directly looking into my eyes)
Me: I swear ( Looking deep into his mean eyesπŸ˜‚)
CO: Who filed for you
Me: My husband
CO: What's his name?
ME: Answered.
CO: How did you meet?
ME: Told him I've knew my husband since Γ—Γ—Γ—, and met him in Γ—Γ—Γ—
CO: Oh, he works with you?
ME: No, he came for something
CO: When did he go to the state
Me: Born in the state( He knew this, but he asked)
CO: So you started dating when?
Me: In xxxx, saw him in xxxx when I went to Harvard for a program
CO: What program in Harvard?
ME: Program on xxxxx
CO: So when and how did he propose
ME: In xxx, but when I was in the state with my parents and child, he told my mom he wanted to marry me.
CO: I see you have a child
ME: Yes
CO: I see she is a citizen, can i see her original birth cert?
Me: Yes sir ( Handed it to him with the USA passport)
CO: Did you do customary with your child's father?
ME: Never
CO: Was that your Fiance?
ME: Hmm yeah
CO: Ok now the story is correlating coz I can see you had a fiance in the past
ME: Yeah ( I completely forgot, in my Non immigrant visa, I once stated I was engaged)
CO: Can I see your previous passport?
Me: Yes sir
CO: What country have you been to?
ME: Xxxx,xxxx,xxx,xxxx,xxxx,xxxx,xxx,xxxx and france
CO: I see you visit xxx alot, but your shenge isn't here?
ME: Yes, in my other passport, I left it at home.
CO: Have you lived in any state in Nigeria aside from xxx?
ME: I lived all my life here but I school in xxx
CO: Oh okay, I know there
ME: Oh cool
CO: Can I see a picture of you and your husband before the wedding?
ME: Here sir ( gave him the magazine I created, with our pix, chats and call logs)
CO: Where does your husband live?
ME: Xxx
CO: This is your right in the United state, ( Gave me the pamphlet) without saying approved
ME: Okay thank you, can I go?
CO: No, you are always in a hurry
ME: ( I smiled), I'm sorry
CO: That's fine, ( He brought out the white sheet) You have been refused due to the presidential proclamation, however, you are eligible for a waiver( Handed the white sheet over to me and ticked the box, that says, I'm eligible for a waiver) and we will contact you on or before 2 weeks. ( He kept the passport).
ME: Thank you. Have a great day.
CO: Thanks and looked at me this wayπŸ™„....( Like hmm you escaped me today 🀣)

He handed all my original documents to me and my fellow applicants were all excited, and kept saying Ha, madam, congrats o, and thank your God.🀣🀣🀣

I came out praising God for his goodness in my Life and all he's done for me. It was like a dreamπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™.

On the 5th of March,2020, I got a mail that my passport was at the DHL office in V.I, I panicked because, it was too quick and i started asking my VJ family if all was well..lol. Checked on ceac website and realised it's been issued.

On the 6th of March,2020, I picked up my passport and saw on the passport, that the Presidential proclamation 9983, was waived.

Thank you all, I appreciate. 😘 ( I warned you all, an epistle emerging🀣🀣🀣)







Rating : Very Good


Timeline Comments: 34

blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-02-12 said:
Cant wait
Arewa on 2020-02-27 said:
Best of luck IJN
blank avatar Hope2020 on 2020-02-28 said:
Praying that everything goes well. Can't wait to hear the good news. Thank you for the encouraging message!
blank avatar Urchmanbello on 2020-02-28 said:
March 4....and I say a big congratulations to u in advance!
blank avatar Urchmanbello on 2020-02-28 said:
Ur message today has given me assurance that the ban will not affect me as my case is still at the nvc.
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-02-28 said:
March 4th* sorry. Amen
Binbin22 on 2020-03-03 said:
It shall be well today in Jesus name
Binbin22 on 2020-03-03 said:
It shall be well today in Jesus name
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-03 said:
It went well. Glory to God almighty. He alone knows all. I'll update soon, probably 4 pages lol
Binbin22 on 2020-03-03 said:
Lol.. we will be waiting patiently .. thank u
Beyonce And JZ on 2020-03-04 said:
Hi there Hope everything went well for you. My husband and I are patiently waiting to see what transpired so I hope you will post an update soon. Blessings
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-04 said:
Yes it went well. I will update soon. Thanks
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-05 said:
I got my Visa issued today. Was interviewed on the 3/3/2020, and visa issued on the 3/5/2020. ( 2days). Glory be to GodπŸ™
blank avatar Urchmanbello on 2020-03-05 said:
Wow! Big congrats! Abeg, kindly share the questions u were asked? It will really help me. Also, would u be needing a waiver to travel after ur visa has been issued? Once again CONGRATULATIONS !
blank avatar Hope2020 on 2020-03-05 said:
Congratulations!! Can't wait to see your update with your full experience. Congrats again!!
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-05 said:
Thanks @Hope2020 πŸ™
Beyonce And JZ on 2020-03-05 said:
congratulations!!!xoxoxox0...you have given us hope. All the best to the both of you
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-05 said:
Thanks alot
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-06 said:
I picked up my Visa. I am so excited.πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
Arewa on 2020-03-06 said:
Yayyyyyyy πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒ your journey has given us hope πŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒ Angel my Love, I'm happy for you πŸ’ƒπŸŽŠπŸŽŠπŸŽŠπŸŽŠ
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-06 said:
Thanks alot @arewaπŸ™
blank avatar Brain_box on 2020-03-06 said:
Congratulations am happy for you, please did you guys apply for a waiver before the interviews? I'm still confused about the travel ban. If it gonna affect spousal visas or family visas thanks. Please let me KNOW
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-06 said:
No, we didn't. Technically, once you are approved by the CO, you'll get a waiver automatically. They will give you the pamphlet after the interview and a white sheet stating that due to the proclamation, you have been refused, however, a waiver is in place for you.
blank avatar Brain_box on 2020-03-06 said:
Thanks so much for this info Angel, so after getting the white sheet and the waiver packet they will still issue visa and you cam travel with all this?then hoepfully at the port of entry you can show the immigration RIGHT?
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-07 said:
Yes
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-07 said:
I want to say a big thank you to everyone, who directly and indirectly contributed to this first hurdle of my journey. For those who update and share their experiences, thank you. And I thank God for his mercy, grace and favour, because without him, nothing could have been done. I was highly favoured on that day. My interview was originally stated for the 4th of March, 2020 by NVC/ Consulate. But on Monday morning, on the 2nd of March 2020, I got a call from the Lagos Embassy, that my interview has been moved to the 3rd of March,2020. Seriously, I panicked. I asked the man, if something is going on and why me. He explained they have alot of people scheduled for the 4th of March, hence the call to reschedule others. Although, he assured me, everything was fine and that immigrants visa were being issued. I came back to the VJ group and announced even though few people didn't believe it and some others came out as negative. I guess most people would anyway.😁 On the day of the interview (3rd March,2020), I got to the embassy exactly 7am, did my make-up in the car (A beautiful face is worth looking atπŸ˜‚), and was ready by 8am. Some guys tricked me and said, the NVC payment receipt will be required, I argued abit and eventually parted with N5,000.00 for printing the form 😑. So print you might just want to have that handy, should they ask for it, but I was never asked to submit that. Went through the queue, there were about four people on the immigrant queue, waiting to go in, and the non immigrant line had quite a number. Security scan and all, then we waited about 2hrs 41mins at the waiting point before we were eventually asked to go into the embassy. (Btw I wore my wristwatch, so you can go in with that. But dont wear a smart watch). Security done inside the embassy and we were moved to the Immigrant section. Limited seats available so we had to stand( met alot of people in there). Before I got in, i was given a number, number 35. So we waited to be called by our numbers to submit the Original Birth cert, Police Report, and Marriage Cert. When I got in, I immediately went to Window 20, thinking that was the guy to receive my Original Docs, and he goes, " I didn't call you madam"πŸ˜‚. That was the infamous window 20, who drill and deny alot of people. So I apologised and went to the queue to be called. Window 21, called my name to submit my documents. He greeted, Hi, you are ****, we spoke yesterday. I was dumbfounded😧, then he said, I rescheduled your interview on the phone. And I said " oh yes thank you. He took my finger print, collected my documents, looked through my birth cert from NPC and asked if that was what i sent to NVC, i replied and told him yes, but i also have my Attestation of birth. He looked at it and said, I'm fine with the Birth Cert. From NPC, however, if you are asked at your interview to present the attestation of birth, hand it over to them, because you might be asked to present that. I told him thank you and went to join others. The wait game was on. While waiting to be called, I took my time to listen to questions asked and how people responded to the CO's. Basically, window 18, 19, and 20, are the interviewers. Window 18,19, were abit friendly, they smile and will make you feel at ease. Window 20, hmm this guy is tough. Until I left, I didn't see him smile. Alot asked during the interview sessions, K1 visa applicants, were asked to provide loads of evidence. Questions like, where did you met? how?why did you decide to go to social media to contact them? What do you do? How much money do you earn? Highest level of education? Do you have your WAEC result? Your highest level of qualification? What other form of ID do you have? Your man is retired, who is your co sponsor? Where is your birth attestation? Are you lying? Where is your previous passport? Aside from your current state, where else have you lived in? You met in 2016, why didnt you get married? You were still married and chatting your current spouse? You had customary wedding with your ex, where is the dissolve certificate/ letter? Where did he engage you? How many siblings do you have? Where is the death certificate? E.t.c anything to put you in Administrative processing, kindly avoid it. A lady who is a US citizen, came with her daughter, and was thoroughly drilled by window 20, he kept asking the 11 years old girl alot of questions( please prep your kids before you embark on this journey), they asked her, if she has seen her little sister before now and she said NO. The CO asked the lady, when you filed your application in the state, you never indicated you had a child, so where did this child come from? The lady kept quiet and was flabbergasted. Those of us behind were like WOW, this people have information. She was outrightly refused and informed that her case will go back to the state. (I felt for the little girl, she was sad). Ok, back to mine, the infamous window 20, called my number (35), and those around me said, sister, take heart it is well🀣, because the guy gave only one person and place another on AP. So I just smiled and stood up. This was around 12:45pm. Me: Good afternoon sir CO: You are about to take the oath Me: ( smiled) Okay sir CO: Oath taking ( directly looking into my eyes) Me: I swear ( Looking deep into his mean eyesπŸ˜‚) CO: Who filed for you Me: My husband CO: What's his name? ME: Answered. CO: How did you meet? ME: Told him I've knew my husband since Γ—Γ—Γ—, and met him in Γ—Γ—Γ— CO: Oh, he works with you? ME: No, he came for something CO: When did he go to the state Me: Born in the state( He knew this, but he asked) CO: So you started dating when? Me: In xxxx, saw him in xxxx when I went to Harvard for a program CO: What program in Harvard? ME: Program on xxxxx CO: So when and how did he propose ME: In xxx, but when I was in the state with my parents and child, he told my mom he wanted to marry me. CO: I see you have a child ME: Yes CO: I see she is a citizen, can i see her original birth cert? Me: Yes sir ( Handed it to him with the USA passport) CO: Did you do customary with your child's father? ME: Never CO: Was that your Fiance? ME: Hmm yeah CO: Ok now the story is correlating coz I can see you had a fiance in the past ME: Yeah ( I completely forgot, in my Non immigrant visa, I once stated I was engaged) CO: Can I see your previous passport? Me: Yes sir CO: What country have you been to? ME: Xxxx,xxxx,xxx,xxxx,xxxx,xxxx,xxx,xxxx and france CO: I see you visit xxx alot, but your shenge isn't here? ME: Yes, in my other passport, I left it at home. CO: Have you lived in any state in Nigeria aside from xxx? ME: I lived all my life here but I school in xxx CO: Oh okay, I know there ME: Oh cool CO: Can I see a picture of you and your husband before the wedding? ME: Here sir ( gave him the magazine I created, with our pix, chats and call logs) CO: Where does your husband live? ME: Xxx CO: This is your right in the United state, ( Gave me the pamphlet) without saying approved ME: Okay thank you, can I go? CO: No, you are always in a hurry ME: ( I smiled), I'm sorry CO: That's fine, ( He brought out the white sheet) You have been refused due to the presidential proclamation, however, you are eligible for a waiver( Handed the white sheet over to me and ticked the box, that says, I'm eligible for a waiver) and we will contact you on or before 2 weeks. ( He kept the passport). ME: Thank you. Have a great day. CO: Thanks and looked at me this wayπŸ™„....( Like hmm you escaped me today 🀣) He handed all my original documents to me and my fellow applicants were all excited, and kept saying Ha, madam, congrats o, and thank your God.🀣🀣🀣 I came out praising God for his goodness in my Life and all he's done for me. It was like a dreamπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ’ƒπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™. On the 5th of March,2020, I got a mail that my passport was at the DHL office in V.I, I panicked because, it was too quick and i started asking my VJ family if all was well..lol. Checked on ceac website and realised it's been issued. On the 6th of March,2020, I picked up my passport and saw on the passport, that the Presidential proclamation 9983, was waived. Thank you all, I appreciate. 😘 ( I warned you all, an epistle emerging🀣🀣🀣)
Mac_skendy on 2020-03-09 said:
congratulations ma'am your review is hilarious.
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-03-09 said:
Thanks @Mac_skendy 😁
blank avatar Frozen?? on 2020-03-09 said:
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N SπŸ•ΊπŸ•ΊπŸ•ΊπŸ•ΊπŸ•Ί I wish I could write an epistle like you 😁😁😁
blank avatar Johnkenni on 2020-03-18 said:
Good evening dear, pls can I have ur email need to ask a question. Mine is johnoluwakemi88@yahoo.com
Usfreshen on 2020-04-07 said:
Congrats, are you still in the country or have left ? Cause The lock down is affecting me not to leave and I also got my visa last month.
blank avatar LizzyGreen on 2020-08-18 said:
I left. Try to leave before it expires
Goodgameedwin on 2022-01-30 said:
Hi lizzy, how’s everything on your end? We have the same situation i hope we can talk. :(
Goodgameedwin on 2022-01-30 said:
Hi lizzy, how’s everything on your end? We have the same situation i hope we can talk. :(
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