cgroves's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Chris
Beneficiary's Name: Haizhen
VJ Member: cgroves
Country: China

Last Updated: 2011-04-30
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Immigration Checklist for Chris & Haizhen:

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 : California Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Guangzhou, China
I-129F Sent : 2010-08-24
I-129F NOA1 : 2010-08-26
I-129F RFE(s) : 2011-02-13
RFE Reply(s) : 2011-02-20
I-129F NOA2 : 2011-02-28
NVC Received : 2011-03-11
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2011-03-13
Consulate Received : 2011-03-15
Packet 3 Received : 2011-03-19
Packet 3 Sent : 2011-03-23
Packet 4 Received : 2011-04-11
Interview Date : 2011-04-28
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2011-04-29
US Entry :
Marriage :
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 186 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 245 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Guangzhou, China
Review Topic: General Review
Event Description
Review Date : April 29, 2011
Embassy Review : Overall the entire process went fairly smoothly for us. My fiancee, showed up to the interview around 6:40am and waited around until 8:00am to be called into the interview. The women was very kind and made her feel relaxed the entire time. The interview itself was only 10 minutes! Super quick.

She was asked the following questions:
How did you both meet? (Worldfriends.com)
When was the last time your fiance visited you? (January of this year, three times total)
May I see pictures? (Hands her pictures)
You both looks very happy. (Thank you)
Is your fiance here today? (No)
Why not? (Could not take off work)
What type of work does he do? (Computer Systems Administrator)
Have you ever been to the US? (No)
Are you sure your fiance is not here today? (Yes, he is not here)
Be sure to go see him real soon. Have a safe time. You are approved.

She said the interviewer was bouncing back and forth between English and Chinese with her questions, but my fiancee responded back in English each time.

Great experience. We could not be happier!
Rating : Very Good


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