Dee Hambly's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Dee
Beneficiary's Name: Andrew (UK)
VJ Member: Dee Hambly
Country: United Kingdom

Last Updated: 2022-05-11
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Immigration Checklist for Dee & Andrew (UK):

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 : Potomac Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : London, United Kingdom
Marriage (if applicable): 2021-04-16
I-130 Sent : 2021-07-13
I-130 NOA1 : 2021-07-13
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2021-11-05
NVC Received : 2021-11-08
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2021-11-08
Pay AOS Bill : 2021-11-08
Receive I-864 Package :
Send AOS Package : 2021-11-10
Submit DS-261 : 2021-11-21
Receive IV Bill : 2021-11-08
Pay IV Bill : 2021-11-08
Send IV Package : 2021-11-21
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :
Case Completed at NVC : 2022-02-14
NVC Left : 2022-02-14
Consulate Received : 2022-02-14
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received : 2022-02-28
Interview Date : 2022-03-25
Interview Result : Administrative Review
Second Interview
(If Required):
2022-05-03
Second Interview Result: Approved
Visa Received : 2022-05-10
US Entry : 2022-05-13
Comments : Filed for K1 first, then withdrew that and got married in the UK.
Now filing for CR1
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 115 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 255 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: London, United Kingdom
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : May 11, 2022
Embassy Review : In the interview my husband was asked one question - how he met his wife.

A medical appointment was not available until the week after the interview. Was told everything was fine and would be Rejected until the medical results came in. Received a green sheet with that information. Was not told to email after the medical was done.

Confirmed with medical that it was sent to Embassy. Waited 2 weeks and emailed embassy with the "Contact Us" link and told they would be in touch if more information was needed. Waited another week and emailed again. Received standard email that would not respond if information was on the website or they had prevoiusly answered.

At 4 weeks after the medical was submitted, found the email on the green sheet and emailed. Case went into Admistrative Review that day. Following day, Visa was Issued.
Had we known to email after the medical the visa could have been issued 3-4 weeks sooner.

(updated on May 11, 2022)
Rating : Moderate


Timeline Comments: 3

blank avatar Tir on 2020-06-03 said:
Congratulations, that was a long wait. I put mine in on January 6th still waiting. Hoping not too long not
blank avatar SM&JSN on 2020-07-17 said:
Congratulations, Hope you don't mind my asking, how did you receive confirmation of NVC receiving it? Sent the contact details over to NVC as this forum suggests but they responded saying the case hadn't arrived to them yet and they had no record. Any help greatly appreciated.
Writerv on 2020-08-20 said:
Congrats on yours moving forward! I was wondering how you received your case number from the NVC. I should have received mine by now but haven't.
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