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yachachiq12's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: A
Beneficiary's Name: B
VJ Member: yachachiq12
Country: Peru

Last Updated: 2022-04-19
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Immigration Checklist for A & B:

USCIS DCF 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 : Texas Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Peru
Marriage (if applicable):
I-130 Sent : 2010-02-11
I-130 NOA1 : 2010-02-11
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2010-03-01
NVC Received :
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill :
Pay AOS Bill :
Receive I-864 Package :
Send AOS Package :
Submit DS-261 :
Receive IV Bill :
Pay IV Bill :
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :
Case Completed at NVC :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received : 2010-03-08
Interview Date : 2010-12-07
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received :
US Entry : 2010-12-30
Comments : This was a DCF filing. The long wait between NOA2 and the interview was due to our request to re-schedule for a later date since we were not yet ready to return to the US.
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 18 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 299 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.

Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : Vermont Service Center
Date Filed : 2012-10-16
NOA Date : 2012-10-19
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2012-11-28
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2013-04-23
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received : 2013-04-27
Comments :

Event Date
Service Center : Phoenix AZ Lockbox
CIS Office : Milwaukee WI
Date Filed : 2013-11-19
NOA Date : 2013-11-21
Bio. Appt. : 2013-12-12
Interview Date : 2014-02-21
Approved : Yes
Oath Ceremony : 2014-03-20
Comments :

Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Peru
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : July 17, 2011
Embassy Review : The interview process was a non-threatening, comfortable experience. We waited a long time outside and then before initial contact inside. We were in the embassy about 5 hours total. There was a long line when we arrived in the morning. We went to a couple windows to pay and present our initial documents and answer a few questions. Everyone was bilingual and let us choose English or Spanish. The interview itself took place in the closed room (Window 15?). We were in there for about 5 minutes (but the other immigrant visa interviews we saw were taking 15-25 minutes) and they asked two or three questions about our transition back to the US and then wanted some details on who the co-sponsor was. We were DCF-ing -- had been married a year, living together almost two, so we were sent on our way very quickly. They didn't ask to see the supporting evidence of a bona fide marriage. We had already presented financial co-mingling and friends and family affidavits with the I-130, as well as photos. Overall, a great experience. And I would include the two trips for presenting the I-130 previously as good, low harassment experiences too.
Rating : Very Good

POE Review: Miami
Event Description
Entry Date : 2010-12-30
Embassy Review : We were sent to the CBP office and there was only one person there since it was so early. They took our packet and the officer proceeded to have a 15-minute conversation with a friend instead of processing us. That was slightly annoying since our dog was waiting in baggage claim and we had a connecting flight to catch (the dog was fine and we made the flight, but just barely on both counts).

The officer chit-chatted a little with us about coming to the US and processed our papers after about another 20 minutes. He was very friendly the whole time, just not the most efficient.
Harassment Level : Low

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predict future results. The 'as early as date' may change over time based on current reported processing
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