Kamali16's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Bernie
Beneficiary's Name: Karen
VJ Member: Kamali16
Country: Belgium

Last Updated: 2019-08-17
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Immigration Checklist for Bernie & Karen :

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 : Belgium
I-129F Sent : 2019-02-11
I-129F NOA1 : 2019-02-13
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2019-05-03
NVC Received : 2019-05-23
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned : 2019-05-23
NVC Left : 2019-06-11
Consulate Received : 2019-06-20
Packet 3 Received : 2019-06-25
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2019-08-13
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2019-08-17
US Entry : 2019-09-26
Marriage :
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 79 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 181 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Belgium
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : August 13, 2019
Embassy Review : A couple of comments
-Phones are allowed to go in the embassy.
-Be prepared to wait a couple of hours if you're not the first person inside.
-Very easy and smooth proces.

I had my appointment at 14:00, I got there at 13:30 but had to wait until 13:45 to go in. We were one of the first people there, but a lot of people were closer to the gate so they were inside first once everyone was allowed to go in. I had to leave my bag at security, but could keep my phone, book, wallet and documents with me. Then I had to take a ticket, and wait for my turn. Once it was my turn I had to go to a window, and hand over all my documents and have my fingerprints taken. Then I had to go sit down again and wait for the interview: A LONG WAIT, so be prepared for that. Once it was my turn for the interview, it was very quick. He asked me some general questions:
-how did you meet? When was it?
-How much do you talk?
-How did the proposal go?
-What do you think about his parents? What do your parents think about him?
-What's his favorite food?
-What kind of music does he not like?
-What are you gonna do about the wedding?

The guy who did the interview was very friendly, as well as all the other people who work there. After a short interview, which took between 5 and 10 minutes he told me everything looked ok and that my visa was approved. Then he explained how long it would take for the visa to get to me by courier.
Rating : 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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