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US visa is under administrative processing, I need the passport back ASAP

I have applied for non-immigrant US visa in a foreign country, but my visa processing is delayed and its under "administrative processing". I have my flight back to my home country and I cannot leave ...
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US F1 Visa grace period attending a conference

I am currently in the US on a F1 Visa for studying. My I-20 is valid until May 19th, as then my program is finished. Usually I study in Canada (I am there on a study permit with a passport from ...
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Can i get US visitor visa as a dual nationality holder (iran and germany)?

I am going to apply for a US visitor visa from germany with my german passport, I am also a citizen of Iran and i have the Iranian passport would i be able to get the visa or i will be subjected to ...
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Documents for Spouse with B1/B2 visa accompanying on a business trip of husband to USA from India

I am travelling from India to USA on a business trip. My wife has a B1/B2 visa and will be accompanying me as a visitor. She is already employed in India, she will be on leave for the duration of the ...
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Can I specify a different length of stay during visa interview than the one mentioned in my DS-160

I am a chartered accountant working in India. I am 27 years old and single. I'm going for group visa interview along with parents for b2 visa application. My brother is in USA on H1B and is ...
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Can I use F1 instead of B1 visa? [closed]

I have both a B1 and an F1 visa. I entered the US with the B1 and while I'm there I got a new I-20. So I need to use the F1 instead of the B1; what should I do in this case? Should I leave and come ...
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Should I renew my passport before the US visa interview?

My passport will expire by mid February 2019. I will be visiting India this November and will have a visa interview for H-1 stamping. Is it okay to take a passport that will be expiring in 3 months to ...
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Colombian with a UK residence travelling to Colombia through Miami

I have a Colombian passport with a UK permanent residence (Residence card of a family member of a Union citizen ) and will be travelling to Colombia from London via Miami. I do not intend to leave the ...
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Expired Israel passport with expired American visa thrown out last year

My husband, after having a stroke cleaned his drawers and got rid of things he didn't need anymore. He threw out his expired Israeli passport which had an expired American visa in it. Now applying ...
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US visa application after refusal (change in circumstances)

I applied for a US tourist visa in September 2017 to visit my family from Germany that was refused citing the reason under section 214(b): Ties to home country are not strong. I asked the VO about the ...
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Honolulu to Mainland. Do I need to show my passport/visa again?

Honolulu is my port of entry. Went outside to explore the island overnight. Now I need go to the mainland (san francisco) which I have the ticket and boarding pass already. Do I need to go again to ...
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US Visa was rejected for the first time andI want to apply again

From my title, you probably think that my problem is similar or a duplicate of some cases. But I don't think so. So, please share your thoughts :) I am an Indonesian and living in Germany for 4 ...
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Can I travel to US with a new passport and US visa on a old damaged(binding separated) Indian Passport [duplicate]

I know there have been similar questions as listed below. Is B1 visa in perfect condition valid on old damaged passport? Traveling with a new passport and valid US Visa on a damaged old passport? ...
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Name changed in passport, do I have to have my US visa changed as well? [duplicate]

I just renewed my Bajan passport with my new last name (for example "Keith Robert Stone" changed to "Keith Robert Stone Foster"). Do I have to change my US Visa to match my new name? I still have 7 ...
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Change interview location of US B2 and F1 visa

I am applying for a student visa and a tourist visa for my parents. In DS-160, I selected the location to be New Delhi. However, when I am trying to schedule the interview date and time from here, it ...
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What should I fill in DS-160 current employment section if I am a freelancer for an F1 visa? [closed]

I was working in an organisation from last 2.5 years but in October 2018 I left my job to continue with the exam preparation and university applications. Since then I have been working as a freelancer ...
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Applying with someone who was rejected twice for US Visa

I am currently trying to apply for a B1/B2 Visa to attend a training in the US. My colleague is also doing the same but he has already been denied twice last year. His past reason for applying is to ...
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Reapplying for a US J1 visa after two rejections [closed]

I want to reapply for a J1 visa for my PhD after two rejections with no reason given. I have funding plus a signed bond with home government for five year compulsory service and everything. I want to ...
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Traveling through Heathrow on separate tickets

I will be travelling from IAD (Washington DC) to VIE (Vienna) on two separate tickets, first one being on Virgin Atlantic (redeeming miles from IAD to LHR) and second one being on British Airways from ...
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Renew a B1/B2 Visa

I was accepted last year for 6 months for B1/B2 Visa, after being rejected for the same type of visa and the same reason for travel a month prior that under Section 214(b). The purpose was to attend a ...
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Is my B1/B2 visa for USA from India valid after a name change? [duplicate]

I currently hold a valid B1/B2 visa for the USA from India. However this visa is printed in my old passport and has my old name i.e. Namita Piyus Agarwal. I have changed my name to Namita Asnani, and ...
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My J-1 visa expires 7 days before my flight ticket. What should I do? Does it depend on the flight company? [duplicate]

My J1 visa states that it expires on 1st of Aug. But my return flight is on 7th of Aug. Do I need to get a new VISA? What should I do?
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Old philippine passport has US Visa [duplicate]

I am a permanent resident here in canada but my philippine passport is expiring in January that has my Valid 10 years US Visa on it, and I am renewing it this month. So, when my new passport arrives ...
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Reapplication Non-immigrant Visa [duplicate]

My Visa application has been refused under 214 (b). How can I reapply my application after the USA visa with strong ties to the country that I am residing (Japan) and my home country (Nepal)?
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US visa with previous surname [duplicate]

We are planning to travel to the US from Dakar/Senegal (we are Turkish citizens) in April 2019. I got my US visa 3 years ago before our marriage. I have a new passport with my new surname, but the ...
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Valid US visa in expired South African passport [duplicate]

My South African passport expires next year, but my USA visa is still valid for 8 years. Will the USA visa be carried over to my new passport?