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My I-485 Marriage Based Green Card timeline Journey starting with K1

I know there’s many of these but people like looking at these timelines so they can get an idea of how long their visas will take, so here’s my journey starting with the K1 all the way to getting my wife’s Green Card. Your experience may vary depending on complexity of your case and uscis office workload.

March 23rd 2019 - Applied for K1 visa

April 20th 2019 - received receipt from USCIS

August 20th 2019 - received RFE notice

September 28th 2019 - k1 visa approval pending interview/medical exam

December 2nd 2019 - Medical Exam

December 23rd 2019 - Interview and Final approval

December 30th 2019 - Passport along with visa picked up from courier.

So k1 visa took about 8-9 months.

Timeline for I-485 adjustment of status

February 22nd 2020 - Married

April 6th 2020 - Filed for adjustment of status

May 2nd 2020 - Rejection notice for forgetting to fill out that stupid pointless I-944 public charge wealth test the trump administration put into place

May 10th 2020 - Refiled I-485

May 23rd 2020 - receipt received from USCIS

July 20th 2020 - RFE for my wife’s birth certificate along with notice to appear for biometrics

August 10th 2020 - biometrics appointment

March 5th 2021 - interview scheduled

April 8th 2021 - interview

April 9th 2021- green card approval

April 12th 2021 - green card produced

April 16th 2021- green card arrives in mail

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