How long does it take for an immigrant to petition a spouse?
The total wait time for a marriage-based green card ranges between 10 to 38 months, depending on whether you are married to a U.S. citizen or green card holder and where you currently live (not including possible delays).
How do I petition for alien relative checklist?
I-130 Checklist of Items to Submit with Spousal PetitionUSCIS Filing Fee. Cover letter (optional) Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative. Form I-130A, Supplemental Information for Spouse Beneficiary. Proof of status. Marriage certificate. Proof of previous marriages terminated. Passport photos.
How long does it take for I 130 to be approved?
5 to 12 months
What happens after your I 130 get approved?
After the USCIS approves your I-130 petition, it will send the approval to the National Visa Center (NVC). NVC’s role is to ensure you are prepared for your immigrant visa interview at a U.S. Embassy/Consulate General, and to schedule your interview appointment.
How long does it take to get interview after submitting documents to NVC 2020?
Most appointments are set within three months of NVC’s receipt of all requested documentation. However, we cannot guarantee or predict when you will receive an appointment.
What is priority date in NVC?
United States law limits the number of immigrant visa numbers available each year in certain visa categories. This means that even if USCIS approves an immigrant visa petition for you, you may not get an immigrant visa number immediately. The date your petition was filed is called your priority date.
What priority date is current now?
You can find your priority date on the I-797 form mailed by USCIS approving your I-130 petition. Current: In the context of the visa bulletin, “current” means no backlog and no wait time for a green card. A particular priority date becomes “current” once it reaches the front of the line and a green card is available.
How long for interview after priority date is current?
Our experience suggests that very often an I-485 application will be adjudicated (approved) or issued a request for evidence (if required) within two to four weeks after its priority date being current.
How long does NVC take to review rejected documents 2020?
How do I know if my case is complete at NVC?
Confirming NVC Case Complete Call NVC directly at 1- In general, the call center is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to midnight, Eastern Standard Time. Consequently, the operator will confirm if you have NVC case complete. NVC text messages can be delayed by several hours to several days.
What happens after NVC interview?
At the end of your immigrant visa interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate, the consular officer will inform you whether your visa application is approved or denied. Visa approval – When approved, you will be informed how and when your passport and visa will be returned to you.