?Sora_9_Dam3a?'s US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: M
Beneficiary's Name: S
VJ Member: ?Sora_9_Dam3a?
Country: Egypt

Last Updated: 2009-05-30
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Immigration Checklist for M & S:

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 : California Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Egypt
Marriage (if applicable): 2006-12-31
I-130 Sent : 2007-02-28
I-130 NOA1 : 2007-03-01
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2007-06-11
NVC Received :
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill :
Pay AOS Bill :
Receive I-864 Package : 2007-07-30
Send AOS Package :
Submit DS-261 :
Receive IV Bill :
Pay IV Bill :
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter : 2007-08-20
Case Completed at NVC : 2007-11-08
NVC Left : 2007-12-14
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2008-01-06
Interview Result :
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2008-01-15
US Entry : 2008-04-05
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 102 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 311 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Egypt
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : February 12, 2008
Embassy Review : My husband arrived 30 minutes before the interview. He and another man were waiting, they were told to form a line outside of the embassy. At 7:30 am, they entered. They waited a while until they were called. My husband was interviewed by a white man--very nice, spoke a little, broken, Arabic. My husband would reply in English, but the man spoke to him in Arabic anyway. He asked him how we met and whether he spoke English or not. When my husband reached for the evidence he'd prepared for weeks, the CO told him it won't be necessary, they had everything they needed. [we sent pictures and notarized letters from family and friends with the I-130] After that, they took his fingerprints, then he was asked if he understood everything that was on the paper before he made his oath--he said "yes," we had read it together before hand. After that, he payed for DHL and the CO told him that he would receive the visa after 14 days, "Welcome to the US."

Thankfully, we didn't wait longer than 9 days to receive it!!
Rating : Very 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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