Bulgarican's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Leo
Beneficiary's Name: Lioness
VJ Member: Bulgarican
Country: Bulgaria

Last Updated: 2012-07-31
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Immigration Checklist for Leo & Lioness:

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 : Bulgaria
I-129F Sent : 2008-08-15
I-129F NOA1 : 2008-08-18
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2009-03-06
NVC Received : 2009-03-12
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2009-03-13
Consulate Received : 2009-03-18
Packet 3 Received : 2009-03-20
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2009-04-22
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2009-04-28
US Entry : 2009-05-31
Marriage : 2009-08-15
Comments : Medical was scheduled on 21.April a day before the interview
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 200 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 247 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Chicago
POE Date : 2009-05-31
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : very easy and smooth, could be because it was sunday :)


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Date Filed : 2009-08-27
NOA Date : 2009-08-31
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2009-09-25
AOS Transfer** : 2009-09-23
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2009-10-20
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2009-10-26
Comments : wow that was really fast too :)


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2009-08-27
NOA Date : 2009-08-31
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2009-09-25
Approved Date : 2009-10-02
Date Card Received : 2009-10-11
Comments : wow, i have just one word ...FAST :)
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 36 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago IL
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2009-08-27
NOA Date : 2009-08-31
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2009-10-09
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 36 days.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : California Service Center
Date Filed : 2011-09-01
NOA Date : 2011-09-09
RFE(s) : 2011-11-28
Bio. Appt. : 2011-10-03
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2012-01-20
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received : 2012-02-10
Comments :


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Bulgaria
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : April 22, 2009
Embassy Review : I went to the interview today, from 8.30 am, stayed a bit outside inline in the rain till they let me in, then paid the fee, they looked my documents and an American lady interviewed me, she was very nice, friendly, smiling, i was nervous, asked me few questions and toke my finger prints and then told me they will mail me the visa in 2 days
i then started crying from happiness she said go darlin be safe and good luck i thanked her a thousand times.
Rating : Good


POE Review: Chicago
Event Description
Entry Date : 2009-05-31
Embassy Review : it was smooth and easy, after we left the plane there were not many people we went to the passport desk, the guy was from Thailand and very friendly, we had nice chat he took my picture and biometrics and wished me good luck i guess it took me not more than an hour there
Harassment Level : High


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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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