PaigeOsvald's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Shannon
Beneficiary's Name: Geir
VJ Member: PaigeOsvald
Country: Norway

Last Updated: 2012-02-26
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Immigration Checklist for Shannon & Geir:

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 : Norway
I-129F Sent : 2010-06-03
I-129F NOA1 : 2010-06-14
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2010-07-07
NVC Received : 2010-07-13
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received : 2010-07-15
Packet 3 Received : 2010-07-22
Packet 3 Sent : 2010-08-04
Packet 4 Received : 2010-08-04
Interview Date : 2010-08-11
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2010-08-18
US Entry : 2010-08-19
Marriage : 2010-09-03
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 23 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 58 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : Philadelphia
POE Date : 2010-08-19
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : No
Harassment Level : 0
Comments : Geir stated that he was over prepared for a grilling at the POE...the only question they asked was 'is this the correct address?" and reminded him about the 90 days because it "goes so fast" and to hurry up and get married...good lucky..congrats and that we make a nice couple!...thats it!...a breeze.=0 so grateful.


Adjustment of Status
Event Date
CIS Office : Philadelphia PA
Date Filed : 2010-09-20
NOA Date : 2010-09-30
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2010-10-27
AOS Transfer** :
Interview Date : 2010-12-15
Approval / Denial Date : 2010-12-15
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp : No
Greencard Received: 2010-12-24
Comments : We overprepared...and was in there for like 15 minutes...he asked basic questions, was friendly...and got up in and out...no red flags, straight shot...we did everything by the book...so there ya go! =0)


Employment Authorization Document
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method : Mail
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2010-09-20
NOA Date : 2010-09-30
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. :
Approved Date : 2010-11-18
Date Card Received : 2010-11-25
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your EAD was approved in 59 days.


Advance Parole
Event Date
CIS Office : Chicago National Office
Filing Method :  
Filing Instance : First
Date Filed : 2010-09-20
NOA Date : 2010-09-30
RFE(s) :
Date Received : 2010-11-25
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your AP was approved in 59 days.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Norway
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : August 19, 2010
Embassy Review : Geir said that the wait was only 30 mins, then he said that the interviewer asked him questions in Norewegian but he answered in English, and the interview was conducted like that. Some of the questions were have we met, what did I do, have I met his kids?..he said she even smiled as she read my essay on how we met...she also asked him did he know why I got divorced, he gave the best answers he could..she also asked if we were staying in philadelphia...thats about it, she gave him a hearty congrats and said he was approved!
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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