I'm on my F1 OPT and working. I'm trying to bring my spouse and kid on F2.
Below are my details:
EAD Validity: till 06/10/2019
I had all supporting documents to support my case.
Below is the conversation with the Visa Office during the interview in US Consulate, Chennai, India.
Visa Officer: good afternoon.
Me: Good afternoon
VO: When did your husband leave to the US for higher studies?
Me: Aug 2016
VO: When did u guys got married?
M : Feb 2016
VO: So just before leaving to the US, you guys got married?
M : yes
VO: what is the purpose of your visit?
M : To be with my husband. I am going with my kid to be with him as a family
VO: So why didn?t u join him at that time (2016)?
M: I was working and also expecting a baby. So I couldn?t join him.
VO: How long will u stay there?
M: As long as he stays I will be with him.
VO: Are u planning to work there?
VO: You mentioned working in 2016. For which company?
M : Tata consultancy services, Chennai
VO: What is your designation?
M : Business Analyst
VO: If you are going there how will you continue your job?
M : I am on leave to take care of my baby and I will quit anytime now.Also, I am not interested to work further because I want to spend my time with family.
VO: Can I have your I20?
M : (gave it to him )
VO: (returned I20 along with passport ) Sorry I cannot approve your visa.
M : (collected what he gave ) Thanks.
Which answers raised the red flags?
What should be the right approach while reapplying? Any advice is appreciated.
Thanks in advance.