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Old Feb 5th 2014, 12:51 pm   #16
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Sep 2: Ordered UK Police Certificate
Sep 11: Mailed I-130 to London
Sep 13: Received Police Certificate
Sep 16: Credit card charged with I-130 fee
Sep 19: I-130 petition approved
Sep 21: NOA1 letter received
Oct 10: Case number received after making a phone call
Oct 12: Case number received by mail (dated Oct 10)
Oct 14: Sent DS-260 application (online)
////////deliberate stalling for 1 month
Nov 14: Medical booked (+CEAC update)
Nov 24: Medical
Dec 6: Called for Interview date
Dec 12: Received Interview letter, courier registration
Jan 8: Visa approved
Jan 10: Visa issued
Jan 16: Visa package received / immigration envelope DAMAGED badly by the DX courier + wrong visa type issued (CR1 instead of IR1)
Jan 27: Visa package re-sent to the Embassy through DX (Embassy's request after contacting them)
Jan 31: Visa re-issued
Feb 5: Visa package received (with correct IR1 visa and new envelope)
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Old Feb 7th 2014, 4:38 pm   #17
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17th October 2013: Mailed in the I-130
21st October 2013: I-130 filed by London
12th November 2013: I-130 approved
19th November 2013: Case transferred to IVU
2nd December 2013: DS-260 submitted
13th December 2013: Medical and HK Police Certificate application (which they will mail directly to the embassy -- hopefully by the end of January)
2nd January 2014: Notification of Applicant Readiness submitted

And now we wait for an interview date. Unfortunately my visa expires next week so I'm headed back to the States on the 8th
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21st January 2014: Interview in London. His HK Police Cert hadn't arrived yet so they put his case on "Administrative Processing" until they receive it. Everything else went smoothly, though!
7th February 2014: CEAC status changed to ISSUED!
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Old Feb 9th 2014, 8:11 pm   #18
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16 Aug 13 - MARRIED!
14 Nov 13 - mailed i-130 to USCIS in London
19 Nov 13 - NOA1 received in the post. (No email confirmation received.) - card charged $420.
10 Dec 13 - received confirmation of i-130 approval from USCIS via contact form
13 Dec 13 - NOA2 letter received in the post. along with receipt for payment
04 Jan 14 - Letter from US Embassy with case number arrived in the post
09 Jan 14 - submitted DS-260 online form & notification of readiness
10 Jan 14 - Scheduled medical for 20 January
20 Jan 14 - Medical exam successfully completed
23 Jan 14 - CEAC update status to "Ready"
07 Feb 14 - Received a letter from US embassy- visa branch - with interview date scheduled for 18 Feb.
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Old Feb 13th 2014, 10:38 am   #19
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July 2008: Married
17 December 2013: I-130 application posted to Embassy
3 February 2014: Notice of approval of I-130 received.
11 February 2014: Case number received by post
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Old Feb 19th 2014, 10:45 am   #20
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7th Feb 2013....Married.
6th Jan 2014....Sent in I-130.
7th Jan 2014....I-130 received and signed for.
9th Jan 2014....$420USD charged to credit card.
10th Jan 2014...Received NOA1 email dated 9th Jan, stating 30 - 45 days for processing.
13th Feb 2014...Petition Approved.
19th Feb 2014...Received NOA2 letter in the post with credit card receipt.

Just as we were starting to feel on edge things have moved along.
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Old Feb 26th 2014, 11:33 am   #21
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8th Nov 2013 - Husband filed I-130 for me and our son at USCIS field office
3rd Dec 2013 - Petition approval received via post
23rd January 2014 - Attorneys discover after enquiries that we now have case numbers and instruct us to prepare and submit DS-260.
23rd Jan - medical booked for 4th Feb
27th Feb - DS-260 submitted
3rd Feb - Notification of applicant readiness submitted
4th Feb - attended medical
26th Feb - interview date confirmed for 24th March.
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Old Mar 5th 2014, 3:49 pm   #22
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7th Feb 2013....Married.
6th Jan 2014....Sent in I-130.
7th Jan 2014....I-130 received and signed for.
9th Jan 2014....$420USD charged to credit card.
10th Jan 2014...Received NOA1 email dated 9th Jan, stating 30 - 45 days for processing.
13th Feb 2014...Petition Approved.
19th Feb 2014...Received NOA2 letter in the post with credit card receipt.
4th Mar 2014.....Received case number in the post.
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Old Mar 14th 2014, 5:10 pm   #23
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July 2008: Married
17 December 2013: I-130 application posted to Embassy
3 February 2014: Notice of approval of I-130 received.
11 February 2014: Case number received by post
12 March 2014: Medical in London.
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Old Mar 23rd 2014, 11:16 pm   #24
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July 2008: Married
17 December 2013: I-130 application posted to Embassy
3 February 2014: Notice of approval of I-130 received.
11 February 2014: Case number received by post

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12 March 2014: Medical in London.
23 March 2014: Submitted DS-260 and notification of readiness
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Old Mar 25th 2014, 11:08 am   #25
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8th Nov 2013 - Husband filed I-130 for me and our son at USCIS field office
3rd Dec 2013 - Petition approval received via post
23rd January 2014 - Attorneys discover after enquiries that we now have case numbers and instruct us to prepare and submit DS-260.
23rd Jan - medical booked for 4th Feb
27th Feb - DS-260 submitted
3rd Feb - Notification of applicant readiness submitted
4th Feb - attended medical
26th Feb - interview date confirmed for 24th March.
24th March - visa approved :-)
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Old Mar 27th 2014, 3:36 pm   #26
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22nd March 2014 - I-130 and supporting documents sent
27th March 2014 – Receipt acknowledged

First part of the process done. I suppose it’s just a matter of waiting now.

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Old Mar 28th 2014, 9:07 am   #27
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in London) - Timeline Only!

8th Nov 2013 - Husband filed I-130 for me and our son at USCIS field office
3rd Dec 2013 - Petition approval received via post
23rd January 2014 - Attorneys discover after enquiries that we now have case numbers and instruct us to prepare and submit DS-260.
23rd Jan - medical booked for 4th Feb
27th Feb - DS-260 submitted
3rd Feb - Notification of applicant readiness submitted
4th Feb - attended medical
26th Feb - interview date confirmed for 24th March.
24th March - visa approved :-)
27th March - visas received at home via courier.
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Old Apr 5th 2014, 3:04 pm   #28
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16 Aug 13 - MARRIED!
14 Nov 13 - mailed i-130 to USCIS in London
19 Nov 13 - NOA1 received in the post. (No email confirmation received.) - card charged $420.
10 Dec 13 - received confirmation of i-130 approval from USCIS via contact form
13 Dec 13 - NOA2 letter received in the post. along with receipt for payment
04 Jan 14 - Letter from US Embassy with case number arrived in the post
09 Jan 14 - submitted DS-260 online form & notification of readiness
10 Jan 14 - Scheduled medical for 20 January
20 Jan 14 - Medical exam successfully completed
23 Jan 14 - CEAC update status to "Ready"
18 Feb 14 - Interview at US Embassy
24 Feb 14 - Picked up passport and immigration pack
04 Apr 14 - Point of Entry Los Angeles International!
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20140104
I-130 posted to USCIS London
20140111
NOA1 received, credit card charged, email received
20140221
NOA2 received and credit card receipt received via post
20140310
Case number received, medical scheduled
20140319
Medical successfully completed
20140322
Final collation of documents and DS-260 completed online
20140323
CEAC update status to "Ready"
20140404
Interview date set via letter
20140423
Interview at US Embassy, APPROVED. Advised 7 wokring days for visa production

I-130 mailing --> post interview approval - 108 days
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