rs123's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: nv
Beneficiary's Name: rs
VJ Member: rs123
Country: India

Last Updated: 2013-03-28
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Immigration Checklist for nv & rs:

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 : New Delhi, India
I-129F Sent : 2009-11-27
I-129F NOA1 : 2009-12-09
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2010-03-10
NVC Received :
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received : 2010-03-22
Packet 3 Received : 2010-04-01
Packet 3 Sent : 2010-04-01
Packet 4 Received : 2010-04-16
Interview Date : 2010-05-17
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2010-05-21
US Entry : 2010-06-10
Marriage : 2010-07-06
Comments : Never Rcvd Packet 3.After waiting long enuff i emailed new delhi embassy informing the same..i rcvd a reply saying that they already dispached it on 18th march n that i can scan DS 230 part1 n applicants statement to them..i did exactly as asked minutes later of recving their reply..so that took care of my sending them packet 3..which they acknowledged via mail n informed me that it wud take 2-4 weeks to schedule an appointment n sent me an appointment link http://newdelhi.usembassy.gov/visa_interview_dates.html...i again emaild them on 12th april asking abt packet 4 ..they replied saying that it takes 4-6 weeks (this time) to schedule an interview..dunno whats goin on..am worried..as initally it was 2-4 weeks n in 12 days it went to 4-6 weeks.. i guess i shd just shut up n not mail them else next time they might say 6-8 weeks :-(...since then waiting.....
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 91 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 159 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Boston
POE Date : 2010-06-10
Got EAD Stamp :
Biometrics Taken :
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Boston MA
Date Filed : 2010-08-14
NOA Date : 2010-08-23
RFE(s) : 2010-09-28
Bio. Appt. : 2010-09-13
AOS Transfer** : 2010-10-05
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2010-11-02
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Greencard Received: 2010-11-08
Comments : Green Card production ordered on 2nd Nov 2010. Welcome letter rcvd with GC on 8 Nov 2010.


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2010-08-14
NOA Date : 2010-08-23
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2010-10-13
Approved Date : 2010-10-07
Date Card Received : 2010-10-18
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 54 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2010-08-14
NOA Date : 2010-08-23
RFE(s) : none
Date Received : 2010-10-12
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 54 days.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : Vermont Service Center
Date Filed : 2012-07-24
NOA Date : 2012-07-31
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2012-08-30
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2013-03-22
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Green Card Received : 2013-03-28
Comments :


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: New Delhi, India
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : May 17, 2010
Embassy Review :
Hi,

My interview went good today . visa was approved. Here's my interview experience:

As i live closeby I started from home at 8.15am n reached 8.25am ....got there really 30 minutes before n stood in a line with appointment letter n passport n other docs...thats all i was carrying..no purse /bag ,nothing...as i entered,,,, i went thru the security check..very smooth...went inside a hall where they gave me a white token J26 (i didnít knew all i have to do is to wait for this token number to appear on counters there for most of the time ...thats all ya do there...wait wait n wait for token number to appear.) so i reached sharp 9am (my appointment time)...so at 10.30 am They called my number and i went to the counter 29 for pre-screening of docs where an Indian man took my pending docs (birth certificate n medical report) and my fingerprints. He got the vfs package n started to return me the original docs ( i was returned everything original / all pics i submitted n all the call logs , boarding passes etc..infact everything that constitute proof of relationship) After he aligned all the paperwork he gave me a token to pay the fee draft at counter number 24 n return back to him the receipts..did so n then was asked to sit down n wait for my turn for final interview.. so waited for till 11.50 am till my J26 again appeared on the counter number 22.

The CO officer was a very nice n polite American. We greeted eachother n he asked me if i speak English..i said yes n followed the oath to speak truth. I donít know if i looked funny..he smiled at me n asked the following questions:

1. Who is your Fiance?
2. Where did ya meet?
3. He smiled n asked ...what was i doing at the dating site n why dating site?....i answered n he laughed ...i smiled too
4. If our parents approve of our wedding? What about his parents?
5. Where do they live?
6. Ya live in new delhi n he lives in gujrat...i said no he was born in gujrat n lives in US.
7. Where does he work?
8. What is he working there as?
9. Why are ya getting married in US n not in India?
10. Did ya had an engagement party?

Didnt ask to see any pics ...

He smiled again n said visa is approved n shall get it in a weeks time..
All this while he went to type something just once..else it was a very normal conversation of sorts..i never felt i was being interviewed.. The guy was really really nice n kept similing all the time.

All these Questions just took about only 2 mins...yes only 2 mins ..n i was done.. reached home at 12. 10 noon. Had lunch..relaxed ..now posting review for all of ya

All the Best to Everyone .....Cheers!
Rating : Very Good


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