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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 Jul 1st 2015, 6:03 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.
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 but 14:45. Was told we'd receive our documents & packet in the post within 2wks.
June 16th: CEAC status still "Ready".
June 25th: CEAC status changed to "Administrative Processing".
June 30th: CEAC status changed back to "Ready".
July 1st: CEAC status changed again to "Administrative Processing". (Feel like I'm on a not so merry-go-round....lol)
*July 1st: CEAC status changed to "Issued".
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Old Jul 2nd 2015, 2:07 am
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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
01.07.2015 Green Card Delivered (34 days after arriving in the US)
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Old Jul 4th 2015, 2:52 pm
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10/06/15 - I-130 visa applications sent off to the US Emass London!!!
12/06/15 - I-130 Received and signed for by US Embassy London.
17/06/15 - Emailed receipt that Visa has been charged and that I-130 is being processed. Estimated time 30-45 days.
17/06/15 - ACRO certificates sent for.
04/07/15 - ACRO certificates arrived.
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Old Jul 8th 2015, 12:14 pm
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Me: UK Citizen - Wife: US Citizen
Living in: London, UK - Moving to: Virginia, USA

08/07/15 - I-130 documentation send to US Embassy in London, on special next day pre-1pm delivery.
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Old Jul 8th 2015, 3:50 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.
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 but 14:45. Was told we'd receive our documents & packet in the post within 2wks.
June 16th: CEAC status still "Ready".
June 25th: CEAC status changed to "Administrative Processing".
July 1st: CEAC status changed to "Issued".
July 7th: Documents and visa packet received in the post

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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
Jun 2015: ACRO Police Certificate received by post (not sure when)
8 Jul 2015: DS260 submitted online
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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
17/6/15: case number received in post, letter dated 16/6
30/6/15: booked medical for 15/7, 9:50am

Heading down to London on Tuesday for Wednesday's appointment...
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Old Jul 14th 2015, 9:03 pm
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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.
5 June 2015: Notice of approval received from USCIS, dated June 3. (Total time between notice of receipt and notice of approval is 43 days.)
20 June 2015: LND number received in the post, letter dated 18 June. (Total time between notice of approval from USCIS and receipt of LND letter: 15 days.)
21 June 2015: Completed DS-260 online. Notice of Readiness submitted.
22 June 2015: Booked medical for 25 June.
25 June 2015: Attended medical.
30 June 2015: Medical records sent by Knightsbridge doc to Embassy
14 July 2015: Interview letter received. Date of interview is 29 July.
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Old Jul 15th 2015, 2:12 pm
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March 09 2015: I-130 Petition for Tom mailed to US Embassy London
March 10 2015 I-130 delivered to US Embassy
March 13 2015: I-130 received, processed, and payment taken (NOA1 dated March 11)
March 26 2015: Mailed ACRO for police certificate
April 14 2015: Received ACRO in post
April 21 2015: I-130 approval notice received! (NOA2 dated April 20, 41 days)
May 14 2015: Letter from Immigrant Visa Unit, LND Number obtained (NOA 3, dated 5/12, 3 weeks 4 days from I-130 approval)
May 14 2015: DS 260 filled online and submitted
May 15 2015: Medical booked for June 3rd at 3:10 PM at Knightsbridge drs 4 Bentinck Mansions W1U 2ER
June 02 2015: Notice of readiness form submitted online (according to Twitter feed, they were processing notices submitted on May 22, so 8 business day backlog)
June 03 2015: Medical attended: PASSED
June 09 2015: CEAC status "Ready"
June 19 2015: Interview date received! (July 14, 1:00 PM), courier arrangements made (home delivery)

July 14 2015: Interview attended, APPROVED!!!!

Time to NOA1: 4 days/ NOA1 to NOA2(approval): 41 days/ NOA2 to NOA3(LND number): 26 days/ NOR to Interview Date: 17 days
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Old Jul 15th 2015, 5:27 pm
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31/03/15 (Saturday) - sent off I-130 by recorded/special delivery
04/02/15 I-130 Filed
15 or 17/03/15 received Notice of Approval of Relative Visa with my first name spelt wrong - no idea who to contact, USCIS or IVU. Finally husband got hold of someone at Embassy who told us if we submitted it right, it is fine. (Thankfully we listened to advice on here and we scanned all submitted docs!)
08/05/15 Waiting for letter from IVU, chased up with London IVU by email, turned out letter was sent out 17/03!!! Never arrived...
07/05/15 Requested Police cert
---- Getting GP/Nurse appointments for vaccinations/Medical letter ---
22/05/15 received police cert dated 19/05
--- chased up and received letter from GP with immunisation record just in time!---
02/06/15 - Submitted Notification of Readiness
08/06/15 - Medical
20/06/15 - received interview letter dated 18/06 for appointment on 15/07
15/07/15 - Interview scheduled - APPROVED. Were told we should receive packet with visa in 2 weeks' time.
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Old Jul 16th 2015, 1:09 pm
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March 09 2015: I-130 Petition for Tom mailed to US Embassy London
March 10 2015 I-130 delivered to US Embassy
March 13 2015: I-130 received, processed, and payment taken (NOA1 dated March 11)
March 26 2015: Mailed ACRO for police certificate
April 14 2015: Received ACRO in post
April 21 2015: I-130 approval notice received! (NOA2 dated April 20, 41 days)
May 14 2015: Letter from Immigrant Visa Unit, LND Number obtained (NOA 3, dated May 12, 3 weeks 4 days from I-130 approval)
May 14 2015: DS 260 filled online and submitted
May 15 2015: Medical booked for June 3rd at 3:10 PM at Knightsbridge
June 02 2015: Notice of readiness form submitted online
June 03 2015: Medical attended: PASSED
June 09 2015: CEAC status "Ready"
June 19 2015: Interview date received! (July 14, 1:00 PM), courier arrangements made (home delivery)
July 14 2015: Interview attended, APPROVED!!!!

July 16 2015: CEAC status "Issued"
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Husband = Dual USC/UKC Me = Canadian citizen in UK on tier 2 ICT

Already have all required documents: ACRO, Canada police cert, birth certificate, etc.

10/06/2015 - Mailed I-130 for next day delivery
11/06/2015 - Received and signed for by USCIS London office
12/06/2015 - NOA1 received by email
16/07/2015 - NOA2 received by mail dated 14/07/2015

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Old Jul 16th 2015, 3:05 pm
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10/06/15 - I-130 visa applications sent off to the US Emass London!!!
12/06/15 - I-130 Received and signed for by US Embassy London.
17/06/15 - Emailed receipt that Visa has been charged and that I-130 is being processed. Estimated time 30-45 days.
17/06/15 - ACRO certificates sent for.
04/07/15 - ACRO certificates arrived.
16/07/15 - Both I-130 approval letters arrived (NOA2) arrived, dated 14th July 2015. States 5 - 8 weeks for LND numbers to be arrive.
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31/01/15 (Saturday) - sent off I-130 by recorded/special delivery
04/02/15 I-130 Filed
15 or 17/03/15 received Notice of Approval of Relative Visa
08/05/15 Chased up with London IVU for their missing letter with Case number by email, turned out letter was sent out 17/03.
07/05/15 Requested Police cert
---- Getting GP/Nurse appointments for vaccinations/Medical letter ---
22/05/15 received police cert dated 19/05
--- chased up and received letter from GP with immunisation record just in time!---
02/06/15 - Submitted Notification of Readiness
08/06/15 - Medical
20/06/15 - received interview letter dated 18/06 for appointment on 15/07
15/07/15 - Interview scheduled - APPROVED. Were told we should receive packet with visa in 2 weeks' time.
15/07/15 - CEAC Status: Administrative Processing (checked later that evening)
16/07/15 - CEAC status - Issued (checked 17/07/15)

Last edited by sparkleandglitter; Jul 17th 2015 at 8:39 am. Reason: first date in original post was wrong (it should have been January not March!!)
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Old Jul 20th 2015, 12:38 pm
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3/27 - Sent petition
3/31 - Received petition
4/01 - Money debited and email received (NOA1)
? - Ordered ACRO, took maybe 10 days
4/21 - Received ACRO
5/21 - Approved, received NOA2 by post
6/11 - Received LND by post, dated 6/09
6/13 - DS260 online
6/15 - Booked medical for 6/26
6/20 - Submitted App for Readiness online
6/26 - Attended medical
Week of 7/13 - Received interview letter dated 7/09.
8/07 - Interview scheduled
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