Simon and Janet's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Janet
Beneficiary's Name: Simon
VJ Member: Simon and Janet
Country: Australia

Last Updated: 2011-04-18
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Immigration Checklist for Janet & Simon:

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 : Vermont Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Sydney, Australia
I-129F Sent : 2009-06-26
I-129F NOA1 : 2009-07-06
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2009-09-18
NVC Received : 2009-09-28
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2009-10-01
Consulate Received : 2009-10-07
Packet 3 Received : 2009-10-08
Packet 3 Sent : 2009-12-11
Packet 4 Received : 2009-12-18
Interview Date : 2010-01-12
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2010-01-14
US Entry : 2010-01-23
Marriage : 2010-02-07
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 74 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 190 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office :
Date Filed : 2011-01-14
NOA Date : 2011-01-26
RFE(s) : 2011-02-23
Bio. Appt. : 2011-02-25
AOS Transfer** : 2011-04-08
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date :
Approved :
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received:
Comments :


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office :
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2011-01-14
NOA Date : 2011-01-26
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2011-02-25
Approved Date : 2011-04-11
Date Card Received : 2011-04-18
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 87 days.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Sydney, Australia
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : January 13, 2010
Embassy Review : I arrived at the MLC centre at 7.15am for my 8.00am appointment, jumping out of my skin and hanging to get in there and get through this D-Day! We all went through security and took a seat. There were 5 or 6 rows of seats, and after 10 mins or so the front row of people were called through to the interview area and grabbed a ticket and waited to be called up. I was waiting around seven minutes before i was called up to hand in my Visa fee receipt, passport and pre-paid satchel. I was asked to sit down again and a few more mins later was called up to sign a few things, she said that everything seems to be fine and to sit down again and a consular officer will call me up for the interview.
Only took a few more minutes and the lady asked me a few really basic questions, such us what does my partner do? Where does she live? Did she go to college? When are you getting married? Before she even asked me anything i could see my file sitting in front of her with a big 'APPROVED' stamped on it She said it's all fine and that was it. I asked her..."That's it?" and she smiled and said "Yes" and then gave me some details about what happens next.... the interview was always stressful to think about, but in reality it was extremely basic. I saw a few other people not have certain information they needed, and get delayed..... so make sure you have EVERYTHING at the interview that is asked for. I wasn't asked for any evidence, or anything beyond what was asked for...but of course have your ongoing evidence handy just in-case they do want to see something. So simply...if you are prepared and have everything they have asked for, you really should have no problems!
Rating : Very Good


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