I130 approved - letter states wait 30 days - (we waited) - called NVC on the 40th day, file has not been received? Sent email for inquiry and research? Does any know what is the time frame for NVC to receive the petition? Why NVC does not have the petition already? Is this a cause of concern? Please explain how to determine your priority date as well? kindly respond thanks in advance.
Yes, about 6-8 months.
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Look at your I-130 approval does it indicate consular processing or that the beneficiary is in the U.S.? If consular processing and the Priorirty Date is current contact USCIS to track the I-130. If the Priorirty Date is not curernt then be more patient. Your Priority Date is established as the date teh I-130 was received at USCIS. Is your Petitioner a USCi or LPR? what is the relationship of the Petitioner to you?
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It takes the CIS several months to transfer the file to NVC. Also, you need to check to see if your priority date is current.
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