CasandraYounes's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Casandra
Beneficiary's Name: Aziz
VJ Member: CasandraYounes
Country: Morocco

Last Updated: 2014-03-23
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Immigration Checklist for Casandra & Aziz:

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 : Vermont Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Morocco
Marriage (if applicable): 2008-07-10
I-130 Sent : 2008-10-06
I-130 NOA1 : 2008-10-09
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2009-04-24
NVC Received : 2009-04-28
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2009-05-01
Pay AOS Bill : 2009-05-14
Receive I-864 Package : 2009-05-01
Send AOS Package : 2009-05-22
Submit DS-261 : 2009-06-01
Receive IV Bill : 2009-06-08
Pay IV Bill : 2009-06-25
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter : 2009-06-25
Case Completed at NVC : 2009-07-10
NVC Left :
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received : 2009-06-25
Packet 3 Sent : 2009-06-26
Packet 4 Received : 2009-07-27
Interview Date : 2009-09-14
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2009-09-15
US Entry : 2009-11-07
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 197 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 340 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Miami
POE Date : 2009-11-07
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 10
Comments : Aziz's plane arrived at 3:40 and he did not leave until 7. He was the last person. We almost missed our second plane and he experienced a great deal of harrasment.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : Vermont Service Center
Date Filed : 2011-10-21
NOA Date : 2011-10-31
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2011-11-18
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2012-06-27
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received : 2012-07-18
Comments :


Citizenship
Event Date
Service Center : Lewisville TX Lockbox
CIS Office : Jacksonville FL
Date Filed : 2013-09-21
NOA Date : 2013-09-26
Bio. Appt. : 2013-10-24
Interview Date : 2013-12-12
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2014-03-27
Comments :

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Morocco
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : September 14, 2009
Embassy Review : Aziz had arrived very early and was instructed to give them his appointment letter, passport, and 2 pictures. Then he waited about an hour till his interview. As he looked around the room he noticed that there were a ton of people and he was given a number. First, he was interviewed by a Moroccan man that asked him a few questions, possibly 3 minutes and told him that his interview would be in English. Then Aziz waited for 20 minutes before he had his interview with the feared blondie. That made me worry, but he said today she was on her best behavior and that she was really nice to him and that he could understand her very clearly. She asked him these questions:

How you meet your wife? Who is her stepfather? Who is her biological father? How did you meet your wife? How is it that her father introduced you to her? How many times did her father visit Morocco? Is he married to someone? When did she visit the first time? When was the last time she visit? When was the first time you talked to your wife. Where did she study? Where does she study now? What are her hobbies? What kind of movies she likes? What are her favorite movies? Why did she stay in morocco so long without a job? He said that interview only lasted 10 minutes, but that she wanted him to answer her quickly without pausing or guessing or doing anything like that. He said that there were a lot of people waiting, maybe 100. After the interview was over, she laughed and said good everything is ok, you can come back tomorrow, your visa will be ready? She didn't even look at any of the evidence and Aziz seemed to be the king of evidence there. The best thing throughout this is that he got approved without any setbacks. He actually told me that he didn't have to pay for his fingerprints, that surprised me really, but it is what it is. Way to go Casa
Rating : Very Good


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