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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 Sep 26th 2015, 10:42 am
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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.
22/07/15 - Both LND numbrs arrived (dated 20/7/15) Just 6 days after NOA2.
04/08/15 - Medicals booked for 10:50am - Passed my medical, psychiatric report required for my daughter.
05/08/15 - Assessment with psychiatrist booked for 12/08/15
12/08/15 - Attended psychiatric assessment
19/08/15 - Psychiatric assessment sent off to Knightsbridge Doctors
25/08/15 - Medicals sent off to the Embassy
27/08/15 - CEAC status updated to "Ready for interview"
17/09/15 - Emailed Embassy querying whether appointment letters had been sent out.
22/09/15 - CEAC status updated again, still "Ready for interview"
23/09/15 - Received email saying I had been scheduled for interview on October 5th.
23/09/15 - Registered with courier.
25/09/15 - Received appointment letter in the email, dated 23/09/15
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Old Sep 30th 2015, 5:39 pm
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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 (32 days)
29/07/2015 - LND number arrived dated 20/07/15 (6 days).
29/07/2015 - Medical booked for 11/08/2015 at 8:50am
02/08/2015 - DS-260 and Notification of Readiness submitted
11/08/2015 - Attended medical - no issues
28/08/2015 - Interview scheduled 25/09/2015 at 8am. Letter dated 27/08/2015 (16 days after medical)
25/09/2015 - Attended interview and approved!! Told to expect "the package" in 7-10 days.
25/09/2015 - in afternoon, Ceac status changed to Administrative Processing
28/09/2015 - Ceac status changed to Issued
30/09/2015 - received email stating documents would be ready for pick up from London DX tomorrow, 01/10!!!

Total time from day I-130 was mailed to document pick up: 16 weeks, 1 day!
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Old Oct 21st 2015, 2:32 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.
22/07/15 - Both LND numbrs arrived (dated 20/7/15) Just 6 days after NOA2.
04/08/15 - Medicals booked for 10:50am - Passed my medical, psychiatric report required for my daughter.
05/08/15 - Assessment with psychiatrist booked for 12/08/15
12/08/15 - Attended psychiatric assessment
19/08/15 - Psychiatric assessment sent off to Knightsbridge Doctors
25/08/15 - Medicals sent off to the Embassy
27/08/15 - CEAC status updated to "Ready for interview"
17/09/15 - Emailed Embassy querying whether appointment letters had been sent out.
22/09/15 - CEAC status updated again, still "Ready for interview"
23/09/15 - Received email saying I had been scheduled for interview on October 5th.
23/09/15 - Registered with courier.
25/09/15 - Received appointment letter in the email, dated 23/09/15
05/10/15 - Interview (approved pending additional document)
08/10/15 - Embassy received documents.
16/10/15 - Both visas showing as issued
20/10/15 - Received email from Embassy saying courier has visas.
21/10/15 - Collected visas from depot.
04/11/15 - Fly to San Francisco
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Old Oct 22nd 2015, 11:22 am
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21/08/15 I-130 Sent
27/08/15 NOA1 Received by email
12/10/15 NOA2 - I-130 Approved
20/10/15 LND number letter sent
09/11/15 Medical booked
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Old Oct 29th 2015, 4:24 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
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
17 Aug 2015: Medical booked for 25/8
17 Aug 2015: Submitted Notification of Readiness
25 Aug 2015: Medical attended by husband
25 Sep 2015: Interview letter arrived, interview scheduled for 30 Oct 2015 (letter dated 23 Sep 2015)
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8th Sep 15 - I-130 Submitted
9th Sep 15 - Receipt Notice for Form I-130 emailed from US Embassy London
23rd Sep 15 - ACRO Police certificate Received (approx 5 days)
30th Oct 15 - I-130 Approval letter arrived (NOA2). States that LND number should arrive in 5 - 8 weeks.
2nd Nov 15 - Received vaccination records from GP (Emailed to me on day of request)
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Old Nov 11th 2015, 4:34 pm
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Aug. 27th NOA1
Oct. 12th NOA2 (received 14th)
Oct. 20th Pkt 3 (received 21st)
Oct. 22nd DS-260 filled out, Medical booked and Notification of Readiness sent
Nov. 9th Medical attended
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Old Nov 16th 2015, 10:14 pm
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Aug. 27th NOA1
Oct. 12th NOA2 (received 14th)
Oct. 20th Pkt 3 (received 21st)
Oct. 22nd DS-260 filled out, Medical booked and Notification of Readiness sent
Nov. 9th Medical attended
Nov. 16th Email received from embassy with interview date
Nov. 16th Registered for courier
*Dec. 2nd INTERVIEW!
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Old Nov 16th 2015, 10:36 pm
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

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
17 Aug 2015: Medical booked for 25/8
17 Aug 2015: Submitted Notification of Readiness
25 Aug 2015: Medical attended by husband
25 Sep 2015: Interview letter arrived, interview scheduled for 30 Oct 2015 (letter dated 23 Sep 2015)
30 Oct 2015: Attended interview but was rescheduled due to system problems
5 Nov 2015: Attended rescheduled interview, approved pending additional documents
12 Nov 2015: Additional documents sent
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Old Nov 22nd 2015, 10:28 am
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28 Aug 2015: I-130 Application sent to Embassy (recorded delivery) for IR1 Visa.
03 Sep 2015: Notice of Approval text message that I-130 is now filed. Payment taken today.
(We spent the next few weeks getting vaccinations, gathering paperwork and getting the ACRO Police Certificate).
24 Oct 2015: Notice of Approval letter from USCIS that application is being transferred to Visa Unit.
17 Nov 2015: Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
18 Nov 2015: Medical Booked.
20 Nov 2015: Medical Finished.
22 Nov 2015: Submitted Notification of Readiness online.
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8th Sep 15 - I-130 Submitted
9th Sep 15 - Receipt Notice for Form I-130 emailed from US Embassy London
23rd Sep 15 - ACRO Police certificate Received (approx 5 days)
30th Oct 15 - I-130 Approval letter arrived (NOA2). States that LND number should arrive in 5 - 8 weeks.
2nd Nov 15 - Received vaccination records from GP (Emailed to me on day of request)
17 Nov 15 - Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
26 Nov 15 - Date of Medical
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Old Nov 24th 2015, 1:03 pm
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Default Re: Immigrant Visa (DCF: I-130 Filed in UK) - TIMELINE ONLY!

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
17 Aug 2015: Medical booked for 25/8
17 Aug 2015: Submitted Notification of Readiness
25 Aug 2015: Medical attended by husband
25 Sep 2015: Interview letter arrived, interview scheduled for 30 Oct 2015 (letter dated 23 Sep 2015)
30 Oct 2015: Attended interview but was rescheduled due to system problems
5 Nov 2015: Attended rescheduled interview, approved pending additional documents
12 Nov 2015: Additional documents sent
22 Nov 2015: Email from Embassy saying visa out with courier
23 Nov 2015: Visa arrived
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Old Dec 3rd 2015, 12:56 pm
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28 Aug 2015: I-130 Application sent to Embassy (recorded delivery) for IR1 Visa.
03 Sep 2015: Notice of Approval text message that I-130 is now filed. Payment taken today.
(We spent the next few weeks getting vaccinations, gathering paperwork and getting the ACRO Police Certificate).
24 Oct 2015: Notice of Approval letter from USCIS that application is being transferred to Visa Unit.
17 Nov 2015: Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
18 Nov 2015: Medical Booked.
20 Nov 2015: Medical Finished.
22 Nov 2015: Submitted Notification of Readiness online.
03 Dec 2015: Received letter with Interview Date of January 8th.
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Aug. 27th NOA1
Oct. 12th NOA2 (received 14th)
Oct. 20th Pkt 3 (received 21st)
Oct. 22nd DS-260 filled out, Medical booked and Notification of Readiness sent
Nov. 9th Medical attended
Nov. 16th Email received from embassy with interview date
Nov. 16th Registered for courier
Dec. 2nd INTERVIEW - APPROVED
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Old Dec 4th 2015, 12:11 pm
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8th Sep 15 - I-130 Submitted
9th Sep 15 - Receipt Notice for Form I-130 emailed from US Embassy London
23rd Sep 15 - ACRO Police certificate Received (approx 5 days)
30th Oct 15 - I-130 Approval letter arrived (NOA2). States that LND number should arrive in 5 - 8 weeks.
2nd Nov 15 - Received vaccination records from GP (Emailed to me on day of request)
17 Nov 15 - Letter received from Immigrant Visa Branch at Embassy with LND number.
26 Nov 15 - Date of Medical
4 Dec 15 - Return to doctors for 2nd MMR and Tetanus booster. I had no records of a 2nd MMR which was required and no Tetanus in the last 10 years. I could have got these on the day of the Medical except that I was on antibiotics for an ear infection at the time. Doctors confirmed all else was good and medical records were now ready to be sent to the embassy.
4 Dec 15 - Waiting for a letter from my wife's work confirming that she will continue her employment with the same company once she returns to the US.
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