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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 May 20th 2015, 5:58 pm
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Originally Posted by JPROPS72
18.11.2014 Sent I-130 To US Embassy London
25.11.2014 Received I-130 Back To Amend & Return
26.11.2014 I-130 Received & Signed For at US Embassy London
28.11.2014 Payment Taken
01.12.2014 Notification of Acceptance by email
04.12.2014 ACRO Police Certificate Application Sent
12.12.2014 ACRO Police Certificate Received
29.12.2014 I-130 Approved
31.12.2014 Approval Letter & Receipt Received
13.01.2015 Notification For Approval Letter
15.01.2015 Received US Visa Branch Approval Letter
15.01.2015 Submitted DS-260 Visa Application Form Electronically
05.03.2015 Medical Booked at Knightsbridge Doctors for 12.03.2015
12.03.2015 Medical Attended (more information requested)
14.03.2015 Request to GP for information
30.03.2015 Filed For Readiness
02.04.2015 Information Sent to Knightsbridge Doctors (by email)
15.04.2015 Knightsbridge Doctors Sent Medical Info To US Embassy
17.04.2015 CEAC Status “Ready”
24.04.2015 Interview Letter Received (dated 22.4.15)
24.04.2015 Registered with Courier Paid For Home Delivery
20.05.2015 Visa Interview
20.05.2015 Visa APPROVED
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Old May 21st 2015, 12:23 pm
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Originally Posted by JPROPS72
20.05.2015 Visa APPROVED
21.05.2015 CEAC Status updated from Administrative Processing to Issued.
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Old May 30th 2015, 12:16 pm
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

My turn to join in
Me = UK
Husband = US, lived in the UK since 2007 and is a dual citizen UK:US

Timeline:
08 Apr 15: Sent I-130 to US Embassy in London
14 Apr 15: Card charged, $420 in Charleston NC (?) - no email
30 May 15: Approval notice received, date petition filed 14 Apr 15, Date petition approved 29 May 15

Now the hardwork begins!
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Originally Posted by JPROPS72 View Post
18.11.2014 Sent I-130 To US Embassy London
25.11.2014 Received I-130 Back To Amend & Return
26.11.2014 I-130 Received & Signed For at US Embassy London
28.11.2014 Payment Taken
01.12.2014 Notification of Acceptance by email
04.12.2014 ACRO Police Certificate Application Sent
12.12.2014 ACRO Police Certificate Received
29.12.2014 I-130 Approved
31.12.2014 Approval Letter & Receipt Received
13.01.2015 Notification For Approval Letter
15.01.2015 Received US Visa Branch Approval Letter
15.01.2015 Submitted DS-260 Visa Application Form Electronically
05.03.2015 Medical Booked at Knightsbridge Doctors for 12.03.2015
12.03.2015 Medical Attended (more information requested)
14.03.2015 Request to GP for information
30.03.2015 Filed For Readiness
02.04.2015 Information Sent to Knightsbridge Doctors (by email)
15.04.2015 Knightsbridge Doctors Sent Medical Info To US Embassy
17.04.2015 CEAC Status “Ready”
24.04.2015 Interview Letter Received (dated 22.4.15)
24.04.2015 Registered with Courier Paid For Home Delivery
20.05.2015 Visa Interview
20.05.2015 Visa APPROVED
26.05. 2015 Notice For Return Of Passport & Visa Packet
27.05.2015 Collected Passport & Visa Packet and Fly To the US
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Old Jun 2nd 2015, 1:09 pm
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13/4/15: I-130 sent to London
14/4/15: I-130 arrived and signed for
15/4/15: $420 charged to CC, petition filed
*NOA1 never received by post nor email*
27/5/15: ACRO police certificate application filed online
29/5/15: I-130 approved
1/6/15: NOA2 received by post
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Old Jun 3rd 2015, 12:33 pm
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Feb 2nd: Posted I-130 to London
Feb 4th: Payment taken for I-130
Feb 9th: Email receipt received
March 13th: Petition approved, receipt by post.
March 24th: Requested ACRO Police report by post.
March 30th: 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).
April 2nd: completed DS-260 online, still waiting for ACRO.
April 7th: Booked medical for April 29th @13:50.
April 11th: Received ACRO thru the post.
April 29th: Attended medical. Appt was at 13:50, was finished at 15:30.
May 6th: Submitted Application for Readiness online
May 19th: Received interview letter. Appt on June 9th @ 13:00
June 1st: Registered with courier service, for home delivery, and also had an email confirmation sent to me, which is to be printed and brought to interview.
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Old Jun 4th 2015, 1:35 pm
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09 March 2015: I-130 Petition for Tom mailed to US Embassy London
10 March 2015 I-130 delivered to US Embassy
13 March 2015: I-130 received, processed, and payment taken (NOA1 dated March 11)
26 March 2015: Mailed ACRO for police certificate
14 April 2015: Received ACRO in post
21 April 2015: I-130 approval notice received! (NOA2 dated April 20, 41 days)
08 May 2015: One year wedding anniversary! (Lake district break, tomahawk steak)
14 May 2015: Letter from Immigrant Visa Unit, LND Number obtained (NOA 3, dated May 12, 3 weeks 4 days from I-130 approval)
14 May 2015: DS 260 filled online and submitted
15 May 2015: Medical booked for June 3rd at 3:10 PM at Knightsbridge Doctors 4 Bentinck Mansions W1U 2ER
02 June 2015: Notice of readiness form submitted online (according to @USAinUKCGCorner Twitter feed, they were processing notices submitted on May 22, so 8 business day backlog)
03 June 2015: Medical attended: PASSED
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Old Jun 5th 2015, 10:56 am
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14 April 2015: Married
16 April 2015: Mailed I-130 application to US Embassy London
22 April 2015: Received email from US Embassy acknowledging receipt of I-130 application on 21 April; email said expected wait for approval notice would be between 30-45 days. (4 June 2015 marks 45 days....still haven't heard back.)
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Old Jun 5th 2015, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by alisongarf
14 April 2015: Married
16 April 2015: Mailed I-130 application to US Embassy London
22 April 2015: Received email from US Embassy acknowledging receipt of I-130 application on 21 April; email said expected wait for approval notice would be between 30-45 days. (4 June 2015 marks 45 days....still haven't heard back.)


UPDATE: On 5 June 2015, US Embassy London website says that for those whose petitions were filed between 20-30 April 2015, notices have been posted to the US petitioner.
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Old Jun 8th 2015, 10:39 am
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

Originally Posted by alisongarf
14 April 2015: Married
16 April 2015: Mailed I-130 application to US Embassy London
22 April 2015: Received email from US Embassy acknowledging receipt of I-130 application on 21 April; email said expected wait for approval notice would be between 30-45 days. (4 June 2015 marks 45 days....still haven't heard back.)


UPDATE: 5 June 2015: Notice of approval received from USCIS, dated June 3. Application now moves to the visa unit at US Embassy London. Total time between notice of receipt and notice of approval is 43 days.
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Old Jun 8th 2015, 11:58 am
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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
29 Apr 2015: Emailed Embassy as we had not received letter from Immigrant Visa Unit
30 Apr 2015: Email received from Embassy with case number
6 Jun 2015: ACRO Police Certificate Application sent
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Old Jun 10th 2015, 12:00 am
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Feb 2nd: Posted I-130 to London
Feb 4th: Payment taken for I-130
Feb 9th: Email receipt received
March 13th: Petition approved, receipt by post.
March 24th: Requested ACRO Police report by post.
March 30th: 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).
April 2nd: completed DS-260 online.
April 7th: Booked medical for April 29th @13:50.
April 11th: Received ACRO thru the post.
April 29th: Attended medical. Appt was at 13:50, was finished at 15:30.
May 6th: Submitted Application for Readiness online.
May 19th: Received interview letter. Appt on June 9th @ 13:00
June 1st: Registered with courier service, for home delivery, and also had an email confirmation sent to me, which is to be printed and brought to interview.
June 9th: Attended interview, was APPROVED Appt was at 13:00, we were out by 14:45. Was told we'd receive our documents & packet in the post within 2wks.

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Old Jun 10th 2015, 3:38 pm
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And so it starts.
Me and daughter - UKC
Husband - USC

10/06/15 - I-130 visa applications sent off to the US Emass London!!!
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09 March 2015: I-130 Petition for Tom mailed to US Embassy London
10 March 2015 I-130 delivered to US Embassy
13 March 2015: I-130 received, processed, and payment taken (NOA1 dated March 11)
26 March 2015: Mailed ACRO for police certificate
14 April 2015: Received ACRO in post
21 April 2015: I-130 approval notice received! (NOA2 dated April 20, 41 days)
14 May 2015: Letter from IVU, LND Number obtained (NOA 3, dated May 12, 3 weeks 4 days from I-130 approval)
14 May 2015: DS 260 filled online and submitted
15 May 2015: Medical booked for June 3rd at 3:10 PM at Knightsbridge
02 June 2015: Notice of readiness submitted online (according to @USAinUKCGCorner Twitter feed, they were processing notices submitted on May 22, so 8 business day backlog)
03 June 2015: Medical attended: PASSED
06 June 2015: Knightsbridge confirms via e-mail that the file was delivered to US Embassy
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13/4/15: I-130 sent to London
14/4/15: I-130 arrived and signed for
15/4/15: $420 charged to CC, petition filed
*NOA1 never received by post nor email*
27/5/15: ACRO police certificate application filed online
29/5/15: I-130 approved
1/6/15: NOA2 received by post
9/6/15: ACRO police certificate generated...all clear
10/6/15: ACRO police certificate received in post
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