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221(g) Visa Stamping Case Details

Visa TypeH1
Consulate / EmbassyIndia, Mumbai
Visa Interview DateMay 8th, 2019
Visa Stamping StatusApproved
Slip ColorBlue
Consulate Final Decision DateNov 5th, 2019
Processing Time181 days
Passport Collection Status Passport Returned at Interview
List of Documents Requested by Visa Officer 1. Resume 2. Publications 3. Research 4. Position 5. Funding 6. Travel
Documents Submitted after Visa Interview Submitted all the documents. In the research section I clarified that I do not intend to conduct any research in the US and that my funding was entirely by the salary compensation from the company.
Documents Submitted Date : May 17th, 2019
Additional Info / Notes I have heard that people having Ph.D. and research background and working for a company in healthcare domain (which is my case) are mostly receiving 221(g) since the domain falls under TAL (Technology alert list). It took about 9 days after the interview date to coordinate with my lawyers and get the requisite docs submitted. Hoping to hear from consulate soon. (Oct. 31, 2019, Got a request to submit passport || Oct. 31, 2019, I submitted the passport. || Nov. 1, 2019 and Nov. 4, 2019, ceac website status updated on these two dates. || Nov. 5, 2019, Status on ceac website changed from "Administrative processing" to "Issued". || Nov. 6, picked up passport from Consulate.)
Case Entry Created Date, Time Jul 16th, 2019 00:49:02
Case Last Updated Date, Time Nov 13th, 2019 12:58:04

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