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Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Old Feb 14th 2015, 11:45 am
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22 Sep 2014: Sent Petition I-130 by post
23 Sep 2014: London Embassy received I-130 (tracked letter signed by them)
26 Sep 2014: Petition has been filed (note: without us knowing yet at this point)
30 Sep 2014: Received "Notice of Receipt of I-130" in email
19 Nov 2014: "Date of Approval of Petition I-130" received by post (says to wait up to 8 weeks)
07 Jan 2015: London Embassy received approved petition (now can fill visa application)
13 Jan 2015: ACRO application sent by post
14 Jan 2015: ACRO application received by Police
19 Jan 2015: Received ACRO with misspelled name
19 Jan 2015: Made medical examination appointment
19 Jan 2015: Notification of Readiness form submitted
20 Jan 2015: Received ACRO with correct name
22 Jan 2015: Medical examination in London
02 Feb 2015: Vaccination records sent to Knightsbridge Doctors by post
04 Feb 2015: CEAC status now "Ready"
14 Feb 2015: Received interview date!
05 Mar 2015: Interview 9am

That makes 23 weeks and 3 days from starting the process to interview date.

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Old Feb 19th 2015, 3:57 pm
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Aug 14 2014: Sent petition I-130 by post
Aug 14 2014: ACRO application sent by post
Aug 21 2014: Received email I-130 petition filed
Aug 29 2014: Received ACRO certificate
Oct 23 2014: Received letter I-130 petition approved, dated 20 Oct
Dec 08 2014: Received LND case number, letter dated 03 Dec
Dec 08 2014: Booked medical
Dec 15 2014: Attended medical
Dec 19 2014: Submitted DS260 and Notification of Readiness
Jan 14 2015: Received invitation to interview, letter dated 08 Jan
Jan 14 2015: Registered with courier
Feb 10 2015: Interview at the embassy, approved
Feb 11 2015: CEAC status 'Issued'
Feb 13 2015: Received email with passport delivery details
Feb 16 2015: Picked up passport from courier location
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Old Feb 20th 2015, 4:19 pm
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17 Dec 2014 = I-130 posted to Embassy
30 Dec 2014 = I-130 processed and payment taken
mid-Jan 2015= sent away from police certificate, received in about two weeks
4 Feb 2015 = I-130 approved (email notification received that day)
20 Feb 2015 = LND number received by post (letter dated 19 Feb)
20 Feb 2015 = DS-260 submitted, medical scheduled, notice of readiness submitted
25 Feb 2015 = medical exam
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Old Feb 27th 2015, 1:25 pm
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Originally Posted by rrp82 View Post
17 Dec 2014 = I-130 posted to Embassy
30 Dec 2014 = I-130 processed and payment taken
mid-Jan 2015= sent away from police certificate, received in about two weeks
4 Feb 2015 = I-130 approved (email notification received that day)
20 Feb 2015 = LND number received by post (letter dated 19 Feb)
20 Feb 2015 = DS-260 submitted, medical scheduled, notice of readiness submitted
23 Feb 2015 = medical exam
27 Feb 2015 = CEAC status "READY"
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Old Mar 2nd 2015, 11:57 am
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30th September 2014: Posted I-130 form to USCIS London
6th October 2014 – I-1300 received/Payment taken
7th October 2014 – Notification of receipt email received
24th November 2014 - Notification of Approval Letter of I-130 received
31st December 2014 - UK Police Certificate Received
12th Jan 2015 – LND Number received
28th Jan 2015 - DS-260 and Notification of Readiness Completed
29th Jan 2015 - Medical
25th Feb 2015 - Interview invitation letter received
24th March 2015 - Interview
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Old Mar 11th 2015, 1:33 pm
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23 Jan 2015: I-130 for Husband posted to USCIS London (recorded delivery)
28 Jan 2015: I-130 received/payment taken
29 Jan 2015: Notification of receipt email received (processing time listed as 30-45 days)
10 Mar 2015: Notification of approval of I-130 letter received
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Old Mar 11th 2015, 2:12 pm
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Originally Posted by usachick1989 View Post
Mailed I130 to US embassy in London : December 19th 2014
Receipt of I130 notice received: December 23rd 2014 (dated Dec 22)
I130 approved: January 29th 2015 ( dated Jan 28)
LND number received: Feb 6th 2015 ( dated Feb 3rd) email received with lnd number Feb 4th
DS-260 submitted online: Feb 4 2015
Notification of readiness submitted: Feb 9th 2015
Medical: Feb 19th 2015
Interview: not scheduled yet
Interview: March 24th
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Old Mar 14th 2015, 4:53 pm
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Late October 2014 - Petition sent to US Embassy, London
3rd Nov 2014 - Petition Filed
8th Dec 2014 - Petition approved - letter addressed to husband received
18th Dec 2014 - Letter from embassy - they have received approved petition
3rd Jan 2015 - Completed DS-260
6th Jan 2015 - Applied for ACRO, booked medical for 26th Jan (could have had sooner but wanted to make sure I had the ACRO back)
13th Jan - ACRO received.
19th Jan 2015 - sponsor documents received from US - completed notification of readiness.
26th Jan 2015 - medical exam
9th Feb 2015 - Interview invitation
3rd March 2015 - Interview
9th March 2015 - courier missed
13th March 2015 - visa and documents received! Leaving in May!
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Old Mar 14th 2015, 6:34 pm
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Feb 2 2015: Posted I-130 to London
Feb 4 2015: Payment taken for I-130
Feb 9 2015: Email receipt received
March 13 2015: Petition approved, receipt by post.
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Old Mar 15th 2015, 3:17 pm
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17/11/14 - Submitted I-130 petition to London (DCF) by 1st class post
25/11/14 - Returned as payment not accepted (UK credit card didn't immediately accept USD payment - by the time bank contacted me, the form had already been declined and was thus returned to us)
26/11/14 - Re-submitted I-130 by 1st class post (used a US credit card for payment this time!)
03/12/14 - Funds taken (Embassy record this as 2 Dec)
05/12/14 - Notice of Receipt received by email
12/01/15 - NOA2
17/02/15 - Received LND number after emailing Embassy on their website on 15/02/15 - Embassy says a letter was posted with LND on 12 Jan 2015 but not received by us
18/02/15 - Called to book medical - earliest date available booked (03/03/15)
27/02/15 - Submitted DS260 and Notification of Readiness online
03/03/15 - Medical held (Knightsbridge)
03/03/15 - CEAC Status = Ready
06/03/15 - Status update dated on 06/03/15- still says Ready
14/03/15 - Interview letter received - letter dated 11 March (interview scheduled at London Embassy on 10/04/15)
15/03/15 - Registered with courier service
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Old Mar 24th 2015, 2:50 pm
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Originally Posted by amariedavies View Post
March 13 2015: Petition approved, receipt by post.
March 24, 2015 Requested ACRO Police report by post.

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Old Mar 24th 2015, 3:44 pm
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Originally Posted by wolfft View Post
30th September 2014: Posted I-130 form to USCIS London
6th October 2014 – I-1300 received/Payment taken
7th October 2014 – Notification of receipt email received
24th November 2014 - Notification of Approval Letter of I-130 received
31st December 2014 - UK Police Certificate Received
12th Jan 2015 – LND Number received
28th Jan 2015 - DS-260 and Notification of Readiness Completed
29th Jan 2015 - Medical
25th Feb 2015 - Interview invitation letter received
24th March 2015 - Interview
24th March 2015. Attended Interview at 8am. Visa Approved by 9.30am! Now waiting for return of passport. Told it can take up to 2 weeks
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Old Mar 24th 2015, 3:54 pm
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Originally Posted by usachick1989 View Post
Interview: March 24th
Attended immigrant visa interview today, March 24th 2014, at 8. Got approved by 9. Told that passport and visa paperwork (brown envelope) to be mailed to me in 2 weeks. 😄
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Old Mar 31st 2015, 10:04 am
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30th September 2014: Posted I-130 form to USCIS London
6th October 2014 – I-1300 received/Payment taken
7th October 2014 – Notification of receipt email received
24th November 2014 - Notification of Approval Letter of I-130 received
31st December 2014 - UK Police Certificate Received
12th Jan 2015 – LND Number received
28th Jan 2015 - DS-260 and Notification of Readiness Completed
29th Jan 2015 - Medical
25th Feb 2015 - Interview invitation letter received
24th March 2015 - Interview - Visa Approved
30th March 2015 - passport with visa ready for collection from courier (DX) office
31st March 2015 - Collected passport/immigration documents on behalf of my wife from DX office in Chancery Lane, London
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Old Apr 1st 2015, 6:17 pm
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Originally Posted by amariedavies View Post
March 24, 2015 Requested ACRO Police report by post.
March 30 2015: Inquired about LND# via email and was given the number. Was told they sent letter saying they were ready for me to continue on March 17th (never received). Still waiting on ACRO. Would recommend everyone emailing the dhs for LND numbers instead of waiting to hear by post!
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