mandaNchris's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Chris
Beneficiary's Name: Amanda
VJ Member: mandaNchris
Country: Canada

Last Updated: 2011-06-22
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Immigration Checklist for Chris & Amanda:

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 : Montreal, Canada
I-129F Sent : 2009-10-21
I-129F NOA1 : 2009-10-26
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2010-02-02
NVC Received : 2010-02-09
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2010-02-13
Consulate Received : 2010-02-19
Packet 3 Received : 2010-03-04
Packet 3 Sent : 2010-04-09
Packet 4 Received : 2010-06-28
Interview Date : 2010-08-10
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2010-08-20
US Entry : 2010-09-15
Marriage : 2010-11-20
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 99 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 288 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Detroit
POE Date : 2010-09-15
Got EAD Stamp :
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office :
Date Filed : 2011-03-11
NOA Date :
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2011-06-16
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2011-06-22
Comments : Didn't have a interview for AOS.


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office :
Filing Method :
Filing Instance :
Date Filed : 2011-03-11
NOA Date :
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Approved Date :
Date Card Received :
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Based on timeline data, your EAD may be adjudicated between August 9, 2011 and August 17, 2011*.

If this date range has passed or your application is past due per USCIS processing times then you should consider calling the USCIS to inquire on your petition. If you have been approved please update your timeline.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Montreal, Canada
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : August 15, 2010
Embassy Review : So we left the hotel around 6am, it was only a 4 block walk (up hill lol). We don\'t know exactly when we got to the consulate because we couldn\'t bring our cell phone/clock, but it was early. Not early enough because we were second in line and 2 seconds from being the third in line. Doors opened at 730am had to show our passports and appointment letter to get in. We were worried about getting our \"folder\" through security because it resembled a breifcase but it was fine, emptied our pockets and ran everything through the x-ray machine and walked through the metal detectors with no problems. They gave us the letter B and we walked down to a waiting room. A gaurd came down in an elevator and asked for letters A-E and escorted us to whatever floor we went to. We sat for maybe 15 mins and even though we had the letter B we were the first ones called up to window 12. The woman asked for our birth certificates, passports, copies of our passports, W-2s, intent letter, affidavit of support, work letter, and our 1040 tax returns(which we didn\'t have). Then she handed us a paper to go stand in line 14a to pay $350 and we had a seat again. About 15 minutes later we are called to window 12 again. The lady asked for our medical (not the x-ray), our sons long form birth certificate and his birth abroad certificate, and reciept for what we had just paid. Then we were told to have a seat and wait again. We didnt bring change because we were told not to, big mistake, BRING YOUR CHANGE, they have vending machines that only accept coins and the cashier will not give you any change because \"she has to make it last\". So after waiting 2 hours, dieing of hunger and thirst, we were called to booth 7. We got an older lady who was very nice. She thumbed through our papers and typed stuff on her computer and asked how we met, when we met in person, when we got engaged, and why we waited so long to start the visa process. That was pretty much it, she said we were good to go and it would take 2 days for the visa to process and we should get it in the mail next week. Amanda did a happy dance and i gave a thumbs up to the others we talked to while waiting. We were done at 11am. It wasnt near as bad as we had expected and we were very shocked and relieved at how easy it was.

(updated on August 15, 2010)
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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