vett's US Immigration Timeline

  Petitioner's Name: rod
Beneficiary's Name: ker
VJ Member: vett
Country: Jamaica

Last Updated: 2011-03-28
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Immigration Checklist for rod & ker:

USCIS DCF 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 : Jamaica
Marriage (if applicable): 2009-03-17
I-130 Sent : 2009-12-21
I-130 NOA1 :
I-130 RFE : 2010,11,06
I-130 RFE Sent : 2010,12,15
I-130 Approved : 2010-03-09
NVC Received :
Received DS-261 / AOS Bill :
Pay AOS Bill :
Receive I-864 Package :
Send AOS Package :
Submit DS-261 :
Receive IV Bill :
Pay IV Bill :
Send IV Package :
Receive Instruction and Interview appointment letter :
Case Completed at NVC :
NVC Left :
Consulate Received :
Packet 3 Received :
Packet 3 Sent :
Packet 4 Received :
Interview Date : 2011-02-17
Interview Result : Approved
Second Interview
(If Required):
Second Interview Result:
Visa Received :
US Entry :
Comments :
Processing
Estimates/Stats :


Member Reviews:

Consulate Review: Jamaica
Review Topic: IR-1/CR-1 Visa
Event Description
Review Date : February 19, 2011
Embassy Review : well my morning got off to a bad start, first i forgot to print the NVC receipt to show that i had already paid. and i started freaking out about that, since i didn't have time to print it, my interview was 8:30 am. then i got on the wrong bus,
and ended up in downtown kingston, then it begun to rain, my hair and all was
soaked(talk about bad luck lol)got to the embassy at 7:30am gave the phone to
the guys across the street to keep. then went through security, my husband was told that he had to wait in the court yard.one thing i can tell you, when going
to the embassy make sure that you are well fed before,lol..hungry and thirst almost kill me.lol..at one point i thought i was going to pass out. because they
do not call the numbers evenly, so i was there for 6hrs before i got through.
there were 3windows being used 7,8,9 the woman at window 7 a white female with
short hair was handing out blue slips left,right and center she even denied
a couple, they were a white female in her early 40's and a black male in his late 30's looking. she grilled them both for about 45mins then finally told them
that their story didn't add up and that she was sending back their petition. she
advised them that they could contest it. by this time myself and any one sitting close by started to say we didn't want to get her. and low and behold we got her the lady that was sitting next to me went up first, she got blue slipped. when it was my turn to go up mark you by this time i almost didn't care anymore, i was so hungry and thirsty,on top of the fact that i was sick with the flu, my head was throbbing, my body aches and my poor lil 4yr old was miserable, and started sleeping. so all i wanted to do was get out! anyway my number called i went up, swore in and the questions begins.

how did u met your spouse
how did you meet the mutual friend that introduced you
did you talk to your spouse on the phone before u met in person
where did u go when u met
where did he stay the fist time he came here
where does your friend that introduced u to him lives
do they live with family, or with self
where do u live
do u pay rent, or live with family
what does your son call your husband
what do your husband do
how do you communicate
how often do you talk to each other on the phone
who does he lives with
does he have any kids, what are their age
how many people were at your wedding
did your husband came back after you got married (yes he is here now) is this his fist trip back
the friend that introduced u guys, are they living in jamaica, they migrated,
when did they migrate
how many times did he come before u got married
have u traveled outside jamiaca (yes) where, who was the person u stayed with in the bahamas, why did u go there
did u know your husband when u went to the US (YES)
do you have pictures, (yes) let me see them
where did you buy the rings
where did your husband buy his ring(they were bought at the same time)
how did he propose
where is he staying now (with me)
how did the relationship progress
have your husband been married before(no) have u, (no)
let me see your passport.cancelled my expired visa
handed me back my passport, gave me blue paper and told me that
i need to submit the last 3yrs tax return since we only provided one.
you do not need to take your son when you are coming back.


i asked her if other than that, there was any other problem and she said
no that's it. so i guess i need to take care of that submit it, and see what's next.':'

oh, got off the bus on the way back home.and the conductor didnt give me back my $320 change!! just a swell day huh! but i always look on the bright side, it could have been worse!!javascript:emoticon


UPDATE....INTERVIEW TODAY...APPROVED..THANKS TO EVERYONE ON VJ(\'\')
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(updated on March 28, 2011)

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