dyanx's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: Dan
Beneficiary's Name: Elena
VJ Member: dyanx
Country: Ukraine

Last Updated: 2011-12-14
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Immigration Checklist for Dan & Elena:

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 : Ukraine
I-129F Sent : 2011-05-25
I-129F NOA1 : 2011-05-27
I-129F RFE(s) :
RFE Reply(s) :
I-129F NOA2 : 2011-08-05
NVC Received : 2011-08-10
Date Case #, IIN, and BIN assigned :
NVC Left : 2011-08-15
Consulate Received : 2011-08-27
Packet 3 Received : 2011-09-06
Packet 3 Sent : 2011-09-12
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2011-10-18
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received : 2011-10-22
US Entry : 2011-11-15
Marriage : 2011-11-19
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-129f was approved in 70 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 144 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.


Port of Entry Review
Event Date
Port of Entry : JFK
POE Date : 2011-11-15
Got EAD Stamp : No
Biometrics Taken : Yes
Harassment Level : 0
Comments :


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Ukraine
Review Topic: K1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : October 18, 2011
Embassy Review : As relayed to me by my fiancee:

Process was very simple, but the wait was long. She arrived at 09:00am for her appt, but sat in a room with 3 other people for almost 2 hours. The Consular Officer finally invited her back to a room (her mother was with her, but she couldnt join) to have the interview. He looked over the paperwork, didnt really care about the "relationship evidence" and asked a few questions while he verified all the documentation was complete.

She specifically remembers being asked:
1) Where do I (petitioner) live?
2) What company do I work for?
3) What is my job?
4) How we met?
5) When was our last meeting?
6) Do we have wedding plans?

Then he approved the visa and directed her to make payments and wished her luck. Very easy.
Rating : 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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