JaviMuri's US Immigration Timeline

blank avatar   Petitioner's Name: Javier
Beneficiary's Name: Muriel
VJ Member: JaviMuri
Country: Colombia

Last Updated: 2013-08-29
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Immigration Checklist for Javier & Muriel:

USCIS I-130 Petition:      
Dept of State IR-1/CR-1 Visa:    
USCIS I-751 Petition:  
USCIS N-400 Petition:  


IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Date
Service Center : California Service Center
Transferred? No
Consulate : Bogota, Colombia
Marriage (if applicable): 2010-07-30
I-130 Sent : 2010-08-24
I-130 NOA1 : 2010-09-01
I-130 RFE :
I-130 RFE Sent :
I-130 Approved : 2010-12-14
NVC Received : 2010-12-14
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill : 2010-12-14
Pay AOS Bill : 2010-12-20
Receive I-864 Package : 2010-12-16
Send AOS Package : 2011-01-20
Submit DS-261 : 2010-12-20
Receive IV Bill : 2010-12-24
Pay IV Bill : 2011-01-07
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter : 2010-12-28
Case Completed at NVC : 2011-01-31
NVC Left : 2011-03-01
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received : 2011-03-03
Interview Date : 2011-04-13
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received :
US Entry : 2011-05-03
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :
Your I-130 was approved in 104 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 224 days from your I-130 NOA1 date.


Lifting Conditions
Event Date
CIS Office : Vermont Service Center
Date Filed : 2013-02-14
NOA Date : 2013-03-02
RFE(s) :
Bio. Appt. : 2013-04-29
Interview Date :
Approval / Denial Date : 2013-08-13
Approved : Yes
Got I551 Stamp :
Green Card Received : 2013-08-17
Comments :


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Bogota, Colombia
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : April 13, 2011
Embassy Review : Our appointment was for 9am today. We arrived 8:20am. We approached the lines and moved over to line 3. After a few minutes jumped upfront to see if we were in the right line. The girl told us to just come in after we showed her our papers. Passed security, like flying out, but they would not allow anything electronic to pass so they held on to my cell phone, iPad and camera. Walked over to the registration or first parts. They gave us a folder and told us to place all of our paper work I. Order as listed. After that turned it back over and the girl said wait till they call you. After 2 hours they called us to window 32, the lady there reviewed our paper work and asked my wife a few questions about our relationship. Once she reviewed everything and dumped several other papers we were told to wait to hear our name again. After 1 hr we were called to window 2 where they took my wife's finger prints then asked again to wait. After another 45 mins were called to window 3. the guy there gave my wife the official interview. I was next to my wife the entire time. Took about 5 mins, asked a few questions and showed our pictures. Poofff we were approved. Went over to pay DAS (under 60 mil) and off we were. They are to mail my wife's passport with visa in 10 days. Ovrall it was an easy process just had to wait ALOT till our names were called. We are so happy this part is over. Thank you all for the advice and guidance on this site.
Rating : Very Good


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