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Islamabad Administrative Processing Letter

#1 faki

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 11:50 AM

My husband had his interview in Islamabad, Pakistan. I am copy pasting the letter he received on the day of his interview. For those who are in AP or their spouses are in AP, is this what the letter looks like? My letter says that he is ineligible to get the visa, does that mean he is denied or just put into AP for now?

"Dear visa applicant
This office regrets to inform you that it is unable to issue a visa to you because you have been found ineligible to receive a visa under the following section(s) of the immigration and nationality act. The information contained in the paragraph marked with “X” pertain to you visa application.Please disregard the unmarked paragraphs
X . Section 221(g) which prohibits the issuance of a visa to anyone whose application dose not comply with the provision of the immigration and nationality Act or regulation issued pursuant thereto.The following remarks apply in your case.
(ADMIN PROCESSING
Administrative processing:before a visa can be issued ,your case requires additional administrative processing. WE will notify you when the review is complete ,as it may take several months to complete.IF you have not heard from us in 90 days,you should contact the Embassy to ensure that everything is okay in your case .it is your responsibility to keep the embassy updated of any address or phone no changes for you, and to contact us every three month to ensure that your case is moving forward. You may fax us at 051-262-3673 or email us at pakivquery@state.gov )
. Section 212(a)(1) health-related grounds
. Section 212(a)(4) which prohibits the issuance of a visa to anyone likely to become a public charge
.Section 212 (a)( )
.OTHEer
. Further consideration will be given to your visa application after you obtain and present the documents listed above and/or the following:*
.You are eligible too apply for a waiver of the grounds of ineligibility.
*WARNING. IF YOU FAIL TO TAKE THE ACTION REQUESTED WITH IN ONE YEAR FOLLWONG VISA DENIAL UNDER SECTION 221(G) OF THE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT , SECTION 223(G) OF THE ACT REQUIRES THAT YOUR APPLICTION BE CANCELLED.
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#2 NY_BX

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 12:11 PM

My husband had his interview in Islamabad, Pakistan. I am copy pasting the letter he received on the day of his interview. For those who are in AP or their spouses are in AP, is this what the letter looks like? My letter says that he is ineligible to get the visa, does that mean he is denied or just put into AP for now?

"Dear visa applicant
This office regrets to inform you that it is unable to issue a visa to you because you have been found ineligible to receive a visa under the following section(s) of the immigration and nationality act. The information contained in the paragraph marked with “X” pertain to you visa application.Please disregard the unmarked paragraphs
X . Section 221(g) which prohibits the issuance of a visa to anyone whose application dose not comply with the provision of the immigration and nationality Act or regulation issued pursuant thereto.The following remarks apply in your case.
(ADMIN PROCESSING
Administrative processing:before a visa can be issued ,your case requires additional administrative processing. WE will notify you when the review is complete ,as it may take several months to complete.IF you have not heard from us in 90 days,you should contact the Embassy to ensure that everything is okay in your case .it is your responsibility to keep the embassy updated of any address or phone no changes for you, and to contact us every three month to ensure that your case is moving forward. You may fax us at 051-262-3673 or email us at pakivquery@state.gov )
. Section 212(a)(1) health-related grounds
. Section 212(a)(4) which prohibits the issuance of a visa to anyone likely to become a public charge
.Section 212 (a)( )
.OTHEer
. Further consideration will be given to your visa application after you obtain and present the documents listed above and/or the following:*
.You are eligible too apply for a waiver of the grounds of ineligibility.
*WARNING. IF YOU FAIL TO TAKE THE ACTION REQUESTED WITH IN ONE YEAR FOLLWONG VISA DENIAL UNDER SECTION 221(G) OF THE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY ACT , SECTION 223(G) OF THE ACT REQUIRES THAT YOUR APPLICTION BE CANCELLED.
"

I may be totally wrong, but it looks like he's denied due to health issues and financial issues. So the AP is if you apply for the waiver. I don't mean to be intrusive, but does he have a contagious disease? Do you have a co-sponsor? I'm sorry you're going through this. Call the embassy or email them and get more details.
Good luck!

Edited by NY_BX, 22 December 2011 - 12:12 PM.

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#3 DCFAMS

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 12:33 PM

No, that's the standard AP letter. I got one similar to that one however the wording for AP was slightly different, it differs from embassy/consulate.

Just do what it says and continue to call/email/harass the embassy/consulate and the Dept of State (through their phone number). My best wishes to you and hope that you do not endure an AP longer than a few months.
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#4 lalouse

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 12:37 PM

Yes, this is the standard AP letter, that everyone gets, although they have a highlighted more concerns than they did on my fiance's letter. You are not rejected, just possibly rejected later, and just have to wait to go through AP now. They have concerns including standard AP issues, health issues, and becoming a public charge. Not sure how long this will take, but Pakistan usually has some of the longest AP waiting times.

We've been in AP almost 7 months now, and be prepared, it is a long, emotionally draining, non-transparent, terrible process.

Good luck and wishing you a speedy AP.

Lama
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#5 faki

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 01:23 PM

Regarding the health issue, he is completely fine and healthy. He is only 21. The CO officer actually congratulated him saying that he has passed his interview and he was joking and playing around with my husband. Everything went pretty normal...thats what I don't understand. I am calling the Islamabad embassy tonight. =(
this is so depressing. Good luck to you guys too!! I hope we get through this really fast!!!

Edited by faki, 22 December 2011 - 01:23 PM.

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#6 faki

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 01:32 PM

i am not sure what they found in his medical report...i need to find out...calling dos is such a waste of time...the only thing they say is "still under administrative processing" and if i try to ask anything else..they hang up on me...i am planning on calling the embassy tonight to find out whats going on with the case. is there any other place i can call besides the dos?
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#7 Mohsin786

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 02:03 PM

When did your husband have his interview having Administrator Processing is Normal for every man in Pakistan even thought you had a very good interview they need to background and name checks and they can't even Guarantee you if visa has been approved once your AP will be completed they will be able to give you exact information calling Islamabad embassy is a waste of time or emailing them the best way is to get your AP updated call DOS these ppl can give you info what ever CO typed in the computer system i also found out from DOS CO wanted to certain documents and it was astonishing for me to know cos embassy didn't even inform me i emailed them and then i got a call from islamabad requiring for additional documents to complete my AP do one thing call Department of state (202) 663-1225. then Dial 1 and then 0 you will be connected to the Representative give your case# to her she might be able to tell you thanks
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#8 s.ali

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 02:18 PM

Yes this is how the AP sheet looks like. My husband got the same thing but he had to submit a joint sponsor. He got his visa in 3 months. Inshallah it'll be fast i would recommend emailing the embassy its easier and faster.
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#9 faki

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 04:26 AM

When did your husband have his interview having Administrator Processing is Normal for every man in Pakistan even thought you had a very good interview they need to background and name checks and they can't even Guarantee you if visa has been approved once your AP will be completed they will be able to give you exact information calling Islamabad embassy is a waste of time or emailing them the best way is to get your AP updated call DOS these ppl can give you info what ever CO typed in the computer system i also found out from DOS CO wanted to certain documents and it was astonishing for me to know cos embassy didn't even inform me i emailed them and then i got a call from islamabad requiring for additional documents to complete my AP do one thing call Department of state (202) 663-1225. then Dial 1 and then 0 you will be connected to the Representative give your case# to her she might be able to tell you thanks


I call them every other day and they dont tell me anything. Its worst when the representative named "Geneva" picks up...she knows me now and is always rude and hangs up. ^_^ I guess i'll email the embassy to find out.

Thanks alot for all the reply guys...=)
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#10 Darnell

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Posted 25 December 2011 - 11:18 PM

what was actually 'ticked' on the AP letter?
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