That is true. How long it will take is a question all of us have. And every individual wants to know where does he/she falls in the queue. As per the letters sent out in November 2011, applications will be processed in the order they are received with all the required documents. Those who responded early and met the criteria started to receive approval decisions as early as January 2012. It seems , no one has received a final decision from Ottawa or Local Visa Office yet.
As i mentioned on my previous post i received e-mail from local office indicated that final process will take follow timeline:
Parents/Grandparents All Other Relatives
Confirmation of receipt of - 3 months / 12 months
First Review - 9 months / 36 months
Interview - 43 months / 44 months