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  1. Dear All, My case is CR1, from Pakistan, my interview was on 6th August 2018, while it went good though and kept my passport but gave me 221g to submit my wife's and sponsors tax returns as they didn't get it, however it was already submitted and approved by NVC. However as is it was written on 221g only to upload on CEAC, so i did the same, but also sent through AEG. Now my CEAC status shows Administrative processing and last case update: 17th Aug 2018. and Travel docs status shows ''your passport is being delivered to post''. Can anyone help me whats going on as I am so confused , how much time NVC will take to get my passport back? or is it a sign of approval or not ? How much i have wait more? Regards, Ovais
  2. I've been trying to track my passport and I'm getting these different replies from these different sources recently: USTRAVELDOCS Profile: "Document Delivery Information" instead of "Your passport is still with consulate/embassy" passportstatus email: "There's no status update available for the passport number submitted" Is that a good sign? My CEAC visa status still says admin processing though. Thank you.
  3. After my wife's interview they gave us a 221g notice because of my income and tax return, currently I make more than enough with just my daily job but because I recently started it they wouldnt accept it. We sent them more documents and waiting to see what they decide. However they also want us to upload our information on ceac but because our case was expedited it isn't possible to upload it. Has anyone experienced this and had a successful outcome?
  4. Hi everyone - am writing to get any insight or support you can give. Our Cr1 Interview for my husband was June 29th (Morocco), I was certain we had everything absolutely perfect...however the CO told my husband that they needed to verify our Marriage Certificate. We were married in the Seychelles because it a long and difficult process to get married in Morocco. The Seychelles is easy, visa free and a common place to elope for many Arab states. I think because it is a more "random" place, they want to make sure it is not a fraudulent marriage. The CO was very nice to my husband and said we have a very solid case otherwise, everything else is perfect, and that they would call us in 3 days. Right now our case is in administrative processing when I check the case number. As you can imagine we are waiting on pins and needles...so I am just writing to see if anyone has had a similar experience, or can provide any support or encouragement. Thanks so much. Nicole
  5. Dear All, My interview went good and VO kept my passport, but at the end gave me 221g form for submission of tax returns of my wife which i already submitted at CEAC. As per instructions on 221g i again uploaded tax returns on CEAC , do i have to send them through courier also? or have to just wait for their reply, my case is under administrative processing. Kindly help or some suggestions?
  6. I recently had my H1B visa interview in Amsterdam Consulate. The interview went well but the Consular Officer asked additional documents and gave a yellow form under 221g administrative processing. I submitted the documents immediately on the same day of the interview but the case status on ceac website has not changed since then. How long will it take to get the admin processing to complete. Any help in this regard is highly appreciated and if anyone else had faced the similar situation in the past Thanks in advance
  7. Hello everyone, I'm an American citizen and my husband's interview was on Feb 20th 2018. He had all of his documents but had to go under administrative processing because of the travel ban on Syria. He's been under administrative processing since then and the CEAC site states that his case was last updated on Feb 22nd. Does anyone know how long the AP could take and is there anyone that is/was in a similar situation? Thank you.
  8. Case in administrative processing, recently there was a new update on CEAC, the date on Status Update Date changed but it remains in administrative processing, any idea what this means? I never paid real attention to the date, but I think this is the second time it changes.
  9. My Iranian fiance was told to expect 3 to 4 months of administrative processing at the conclusion of the interview in Abu Dhabi. The interview was this month (Aug 2017). A 221g was provided with nothing but Administrative Processing checked on the form. Within an hour or two after the interview the embassy sent an email requesting additional information about all social media accounts, phone numbers, and email addresses used in the past 5 years. The names and birthdates of all siblings were requested as well. Any one else receive a request like this? Also, were you told to expect a response in 3 to 4 months at the end of the interview? Is this realistic? I see in the forums that other Iranians have been waiting 300+ days to clear AP. Thanks!
  10. Hi Friends, So my fiance was given a white 221g with administrative processing marked on it. His passport was also kept. I emailed the Islamabad embassy asking them why he wasnt issued a visa. I got a reply back from them today. This is the reply:Dear Sir/Madam, Our records indicate that this case is in its final review. Please feel free to check back with our office after four weeks. So guys should i consider this a good sign? They didnt write the usual its in AP so just wait for it response. Plz give any feedback you guys might have!
  11. Please I need help My husband is from El Salvador his interview was Sep 26 2017 he was given a 221g paper asking for additional documents for an arrest that he had 13 years ago we provided all the documentation on 10/11/17 they were no date updates since 10/31/17 I wrote to my congressman on 12/12/17 and he sent an inquiry on December 13, 2017, two weeks later i got a phone call from the US embassy in El Salvador where they requested another interview he went to his interview on Jan 3, 2018 they were not date updates on CEAC until I reached my senator on 01/18/18 his date changed to 1/19/18 because of the senators inquiry I sent an e mail on February 2, 2018 and his date changed to 02/5/18 but still AP Im so worry because I keep reading post about second interviews and getting approved within 2 to 3 weeks but ours still stuck can someone provide an input of their case, I m losing hope. Anything else that I can do for my case, i will appreciate it.
  12. Hello everybody, My name is Steven, this is the first time I am posting something in a forum, I appreciate your time for reading it. I guess when you are back to the wall you are trying desperately to find anything to rescue you or make you feel a little bit better. So this is our story, I am a US citizen leaving in Israel for several years, My wife Neomi and me get married in 2014, we have three kids (8,6 and 2), two before the wedding and one child after. I want to precise Neomi used to have a Green Card following her previous marriage to a US citizen in Florida, she divorced in 2012 and left back to Israel. so all our kids are US citizen as well, two were born in US and one has been Naturalized at birth. Neomi Green Card has been cancelled/revoked more than three years ago since she left US in 2012. I work for an American company with a branch in Israel, last year I had a job opportunity in US that brought us to start in October 2016 an IR-1 Visa process to my wife. The process was very long, months after months till finally we get confirmation from USCIS that our case is at NVC, since we have a child with special needs, we requested to expedite our case to the US Consulate in Jerusalem. Our request has been approved and less than a month after, out case was ready at the Consulate. We are now middle of June 2017, waiting for the US Consulate to send us a date for the interview. In the meantime, I flew to US for two weeks to prepare everything, I rented a house, registered the kids to school and even made a copy of the offer letter the HQ in US provided me. Three weeks later, we had "THE" date we were waiting for so desperately. July 28th we came to the US Consulate for Neomi interview, the consulate asked for all the paperwork include a copy of the lease for the house, a copy of the registration school and a copy of the offer letter. The consulate focused most of the questions to Neomi life in Florida and asked a lot of questions about her previous relationship with her ex husband. At the end of the interview, the consulate said the Visa is refused, that our case will remain in Israel for further administrative processing and also we have three documents are missing. She also said she understands our situation and asked us to bring the missing documents as soon as possible. Two weeks later, all the missing documents have been provided and we received an email saying "Our case is currently being reviewed by a consular officer. Once a decision is made, we will contact you for the next step". I replied thank you very much and also since our kids are registered in a school in US, they don't have any school arrangement in Israel and that we would appreciate if they could answer before school starts. We also explained them that our child with special need MUST start a treatment in US as soon as possible. Yesterday, I get this email below that completely devastated us, my wife cried for hours, the kids were completely lost and I fell like the ground just collapse under my feet. "Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for contacting us. Your visa application is refused for administrative processing. Typically, this process takes at least 9 months to complete, but on occasion it does take longer. We are not able to take any further action on the case until proper authorization is received. Once this authorization is completed, a consular officer will review the case again to determine if the case is documentary complete and to verify that none of the documents are expired. Please see the time line below for further information about the validity period of documents: 1. Israeli criminal register certificate: valid for one year from the date of issuance. 2. Palestinian non-conviction certificate: valid for six months from the date of issuance. 3. DS-260: valid for one year from the date of signature. 4. Medical report: valid for six months from the date of the exam. Please check on the status of your pending immigrant visa application online by visiting the Department of State’s Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) website. Best Wishes, Immigrant Visa Unit (RMH) Consulate General of the United States in Jerusalem So my questions are. Is anyone already went through this specific AP? Why us? We are regular and normal people without any criminal record, never been arrested, never did something illegal and we don't belong to any political/terrorist/communist group. All we want is to seize this job opportunity and move back to US, a country we love so much. We will appreciate your advises. Steven and Neomi God bless US
  13. Hi! I really tried to look for a similar situation that we are in currently here in VJ but some were outdated. My Fiancé had his interview in USEM last August 7, 2018 after having to undergo a sputum exam that delayed our K-1 process which thankfully resulted negative! He had a really good interview experience and the American consul was very pleasant to him, only asked a few questions and looked through our proof of relationship (nothing else was asked), a few minutes after she told him that he's visa is approved and stamped his paper, congratulated him and gave him pamphlets of so and so (our delivery address is already registered online when we made the schedule for interview). Our Visa status immediately changed to Administrative Processing after his interview and it's been AP since Aug.7 but the case was updated on Aug.9 still AP, is there something I should be worrying about or is it something normal? Thanks in advance!
  14. Long story short i was studying in LA 2012-2014, took a leave of absence with intention to return fall 2015, in march 2015 i went to renew my visa which was expiring in may, the visa was renewed, in may i flew over to LA to spend the summer there before school started. I was turned away at POE because my sevis was cancelled (which i had no clue about and was not informed when i renewed my visa). I was given a 5yr ban because i didnt have $3k on me to pay for a return ticket. I want to finish my degree so I got a lawyer who prepped the 212(d)(3), went for the interview this july. The officer asked me to explain what happened and why I got the expedited removal. I told her what happened she said she believed me. She gave me a green 221g but said she didn't need the waiver packet and didn't look at it. I tried to insist but she said it wasn't necessary, she was going to 'make my application nice' and would get back to me. She said she wanted to keep my passport so that I could just "pick up the visa". The only document she looked at was my i-20. Its been 3 weeks and they havent requested any documents, status is still under AP. Uni starts in 2 weeks. I cannot find anything online anywhere about a 5yr ban 212(a)(7) waived with a 221(g) with zero documents so i dont get whats going on. Anyone know anything about this or had a similar experience? TIA
  15. On 13-July-2018, we had our interview for F4 category. It was a bitter experience and we are very confused about it. It would be great if anyone clears our situation. Our interview was at 8 AM at Islamabad Embassy. Our priority date is 27/10/2004. We were 5 persons in total. My parents and their three children in which two were under CSPA with ages 23 and 26. We reached embassy and took tokens by 8:30 AM. First we went to a window in which the officer took our Interview letter, Pictures and took our finger prints. Then, after a while we went to another window where one officer collected our documents and it turned out that the birth certificate was not original. We protested a bit and then he said that if you wish me to put it with documents, I would but it would affect your case as you are under oath and this would be considered a lie. On hearing that, we asked him to give it back and then he told us that you could send it after wards. He was rude and asked us in a bitter way that whether we children are married or not. We told him that we are not. He also asked us what do we do and we answered him accordingly. This whole situation created an upset in my family and we got nervous as something terrible had happened. After a while we were asked to come to a window where there was a female visa officer with a male interpreter as we chose to give our interview in Urdu (native language). My uncle sponsored us but his income was well under poverty line so we had our cousin as joint sponsor as his income is on the higher side. First he interviewed my Father Q: Who was the petitioner? A: My little brother and (HIS NAME) Q: Where does he live? A: California (did not answer with the whole address) Q: From when is he living there? A: The answer was 2010 but my father answered it 2004 because my uncle shifted from NY to Rochester in 2004 so father confused it with. He corrected it after we cleared it to him. Q: How many children do you have and what do they do? A: Answered Properly but nervously Q: Have you all visited US before? (Question where it started to go wrong) A: Father told him that he had visited a couple of times in the fast. Q: You stayed for 6 months? A: Yes, i stayed for 6 months. Q: Did you over stay? A: Father said No. (and it was true) Q: You sure? A: Yes Q: Why did you stay for 6 months? A: I am a keen traveler and i visited my family (Answered nervously) Q: What did you do there? A: I like to travel, I traveled to many places with my friends and family. (The interpreter did not translate it to the VO) Q: But what did you do there? (asked again) A: Traveled alot and some other general statements. (interpreter did not seem to be satisfied so he did not translate it again and asked the same question again) Q: But what did you do? A: Some general statements but when he did not seem to be satisfied my father said that my brother had stores there and i sometimes used to go with them. The interpreter shrugged his shoulders and said something to VO which i could not hear properly and i was standing with my father. (I have two uncles in USA and they used to have stores but my petitioner is not an owner of property now and he works as an associate in a store officially owned by other relatives that is why his income is below poverty line significantly) At this point the VO peeked to another window, talked to some other fellow and put a stamp on the passport of my passport which i believe is that she revoked his existing visit visa which was still valid. Q: Do you have any domicile proof of joint sponsor? A: i gave them the copy green card of my cousin. They did not ask any question about him but my father volunteered and told them about our relationship with the joint sponsor but the interpreter did not translate it to VO. That was the last question they asked my father and situation got very nervous there. The they asked my elder brother who is 26 and working in QATAR right now. Q: Where do you work? A: answered properly Q: Do you have your police clearance certificate with you? A: I gave the the PCC as i was holding all the documents with me. The PCC had Arabic on right side and English translation on left side of the document. She asked that where is the English translation? My brother answered properly that it is on the same document and it is the one they provide officially. She looked on it for a while and then returned. She did not seem to look very happy. Q: From how long have you been in Qatar? A: 8 months but i visited for a month in between as he visited on eldest brothers marriage. Then he asked me one question that what do you do? I told him that i am engineer doing job right now. Situation was quite tense and we were not very confident as she seemed to be strict from the very beginning. Then she gave us 221g form on which it was marked that we have to provide birth certificate of my father. The thing that happened after it is the thing that is particularly bothering me. She kept all of our passports but gave my elder brother his passport so that he can go back to Qatar for his job. My brother refused to take it saying that he is here for a while. Then she said that we will process your case and if your visa gets ready, we will ask you to give us your passport. My brother insisted not to take it and said he can wait. She replied, "IT WILL TAKE A VERY LONG TIME". My brother said he can wait for two months and if it would not get worked till then he would take it back. This statement terrified us badly. After that she went away and I asked our interpreter how to submit birth certificate. He told us to to go to another window to get instructions. Then i asked him is there and remarks on our interview, he replied that your interview is concluded and now we would do a departmental verification. I asked is there any time frame for this process? he replied negatively. After that we went to the other window and got information about where to submit the document? We got it and we will submit the document is a couple of days. Now, we are very confuse about what would happen next and how long we have to wait? whole family is upset about it. Her statement about "LONG TIME" particularly is hurting us. My brother`s job is on stake as well. We are confused whether to ask for his passport as we are unsure about how much time would it take. There is nothing fraudulent in our documents, its just we gave the interview nervously which we think have created some doubt in their mind. The status of case is changed to administrative processing. During whole this process the VO stamped 5 or 6 of our documents, does anyone have idea what that stamp is about? It would be great in some expert analyzes the situation and gives us some advice about what to do.
  16. Last week I have an interview for CR-1 visa at Islamabad. Overall it was good and short. CO didn’t ask me for any document except my original birth certificate and marriage certificate. At the end CO returned both certificates and my interview letter and kept my passport and said my case needs more time. I asked how much time as I may need to travel UAE for my job. CO said we can not say but if I need my passport, I can take it now or can send an email to return the passport later. The very next my case status changed to Administrative Processing although CO didn’t say that they are putting me in AP or didn’t give me any paper. The status and the date is still same and I need to travel to UAE after couple of weeks. Please share you expert opinion regarding above situation. Will my status change to Issued soon or it will take time. Should I ask for my passport back and how should I ask. Will it affect my case?
  17. I was really really excited when Visa was approved and heard that your will get the visa in 4-7 days (historically 3-5 days) (per customer care 7-10 business days)....and then we got Administrative processing, yes as someone has called it earlier it is truly a black hole. No timeline. no expediting... just waiting... the question is, anyone else who had interview at Mumbai, india in july 2018. had to wait long time for their visa to be printed? Thank you for your time. interview date jul 13 2018.
  18. Hi everyone, I'm from Yemen, one of the countries that trumps ban includes . Me and my wife attended my visa interview At the us embassy in Amman Jordan in February 11, 2018 and they gave us a waiver for the presidential proclamation ban. We submitted all the documents required from us and our case has been under the administrative processing since then. My wife sent a message to the embassy 10 days ago and we received the following email from the embassy . I know several people from my country who had their interview her in Amman Jordan and they were given a waiver like me . Their interviews were one month before ours .Their cases took three months and half to be completed in the administrative processing and their visas were issued . I just wonder what's going on with our case during this step and when to expect having my case issued . If anyone knows any information regarding to this, I will highly appreciate your help . Is it okay to contact the senator or the department of state ? Thanks a million . Dear Applicant, Thank you for your email. This case is pending administrative processing per Section 201(c)(3) of the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-173). This law requires the Department of State to coordinate with other federal law enforcement agencies to determine the admissibility of an alien to the United States. We periodically request a status update from these agencies and as of yet, we have not received a final approval for the mentioned beneficiary. Please be assured that we are vigilantly working to bring closure to this case and to reunite this/your family. If we can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. Regards, Immigrant Visa Team, US Embassy Amman, Jordan
  19. We started this whole process in 2016 which was 2-3 months after we got married. February 2016 we send in the first application. Ehen november came around we send in a waiver and waited to get approved by NVC. The visa was approved by NVC first by summer 2017. Then NVC send us the approval for the waiver around January 2018. This is what took the longest time for us. On march we received a notice that it was approved and to wait for an appt date for the consulate of juarez mexico. We received a notice with the date a month later for june 13. We went to Juarez my husband did medical exam first then he did fingerprints the next day. The following day we had the interview and i waited for him outside for about 2hours and he came out with a blue sheet saying it was incomplete. He was asked if he had recent taxes and we didnt bring them so our cade was left on Administration processing, the blue sheet he received had instruction but when our lawyer and my sister were in the middle of getting forms and documents ready we received an email changing the instruction around 6pm that same day. Our lawyer did our paperwork my sister got the needed documents. Friday of that week June 15 all documents were sent to us from California and didnt received them til tuesdsy of the following week. Let me tell you the worst part of all of this is waiting and cant do anything. On tuesday was received at a local DHL just to be send out at the DHL location next to the juarez consulate. After 4-5 days after everything was send in my husband case status change from Administration processing to ISSUED!! After it was issued we still had to wait another couple of days to receive confirmation of the package delivered to DHL for pick up that was thursday morning june 28th. That same morning we packed our stuff head out towards el paso to the bridge to head out to give the packet to immigration and he got his mexican passport stamped and we left mexico amd took a bus from el paso to los angeles california. We have been back home for almost to weeks and yesterday july 10 he received his social security card and now he is waiting for his green card to get here. We still dont have a tracking number for the green card but i keep checking the case status with a receipt number given when i paid the fee for the greencard the day we left. If anyone had questions let me know. I knoe this wasnt soo detailed lol
  20. Background on my case: My husband and I filed our I-130 and it was recorded with USCIS on September 9 2015. My husband had his interview at the Casablanca Consulate on April 17, 2017 where he received a paper which he lost (we think it was a 221g admin processing) We have been waiting as our case was sent back via diplomatic pouch 4/26/17 to USCIS Potomac and they state they received it August 10, 2017 (3 1/2 months - really?) I have had several appointments with the Phoenix Field Office - last one was 6/20/18. The officer stated he could see my case and it simply listed "pending." He provided a list of resources (charitable organizations) stating some do pro bono work. I have contacted 2 of the charitable organizations on the list but they have said they stated they don't do this type of work - they work with refugees only. I expect to contact the Catholic charities organization listed this week. I filed a request with the Ombudsman's office 6/10/18 but they list in their robot confirmation reply that they have a 90-120 day backlog. I have had multiple Congressional inquiries by Senator McCain and most recently by Congresswoman Debbie Lethos- Her office received an email reply July 3 2018 response: "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) records confirm that your constituent’s petition was returned on August 10, 2017, to the Potomac Service Center (PSC) as a consular return. The PSC verifies that the petition is currently under extended supervisory review." Since the petition has been sent back by the embassy, it will be in extended review based on the findings of the embassy. The review may include contact with another agency for updates or more comprehensive information. While there is no specific timeframe, we appreciate your patience. Upon gathering and assessing all available information, we assure you that USCIS will give it full and fair consideration consistent with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. We currently have a high volume of consular returns which are pending review. Your constituent’s patience is greatly appreciated during this process, and we apologize again for the extended amount of review time. Unfortunately, there is no specific timeframe for when your constituent may receive this notice as it is contingent upon the supervisory review process." Today I received an email from USCIS-CaseStatus@uscis.dhs.gov which states "On July 6, 2018, we transferred your Form I-130, PETITION FOR ALIEN RELATIVE, Receipt Number SRC####, to another office for processing and sent you a transfer notice. The notice explains why we transferred your case. Please follow the instructions in the notice..." "...During this step, USCIS initiates the background checks of the applicant/petitioner and identifies issues that may need to be addressed either during an interview or by asking the applicant/petitioner to submit additional information or documentation. USCIS reviews the applicant's/petitioner's criminal history, determines if there are national security concerns that need to be addressed, and reviews the application/petition for fraud indicators." Of course I have not yet received the notice in the mail explaining why my case was transferred...Can someone provide information as to if a transfer is a good, bad, meaningless thing? Is it just a coincidence my case is being transferred now immediately after the congressional inquiry? If I could get a lawyer, what could they do? does it make a difference to USCIS if you have a lawyer? Other than getting a lawyer, which I cant afford - What advice for next steps do you recommend? Feeling hopeless, sad, crying, and on the verge of a nervous breakdown on a daily basis, Any and all help or information is greatly appreciated in advance <3
  21. Hi All, I appeared for my J1 visa interview on July 11th at US embassy Islamabad. I was given 221g slip saying my visa has been refused under 221g section. I got a green 221g slip along with white one asking me to submit my PhD advisors CV. I uploaded my CV online through US embassy Islamabd inquiries form on the same day. My classes start from 15th August 2017. I wanted to ask is there any hope that I could get the visa in time for fall semester I really don't want a deferral and even if i want I am not sure university will allow that because my admission letter says admit is valid only for fall semester. Your feedback would be much appreciated
  22. Good Evening all, like most people my fiance interview went well... but he forgot his original birth certificate he only had the copy..... his interview was June 22cd (Friday). He sent the original birth certificate through DHL on the following Monday (June 25) it was signed for on (June 26TH) by the embassy.... my confusion is that online at CEAC he has 2 "sections" for his case (SEE PICTURES) - one says "Administrative processing" the other says "READY"...... the "AP" one has not been updated since his interview and after we sent the birth certificate... I realize it can be a lengthy wait for status to change depending on the embassy .......... but the one that reads READY was "updated" June 28th but still says "READY".... its just a bit confusing I guess ....my QUESTION is does the update to the "READY" mean anything or should I just focus on the "AP" status to change when they have finished updating his case!!!
  23. My husband had his initial interview on March 14th at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Unfortunately, due to doctor's not being available at that time, he was not able to have his medical exam done before his interview. After the interview he was given 221(g) form for missing documents, (medical). Once he completed his medical we sent it in and he was placed in administrative processing on April 18th. On June 11th he was called to go for a follow-up interview for the following day June 12th. He attended the interview and we found out he was placed in administrative processing due to his tattoos. The interview was primarily focused on his tattoos, he does not have any gang related tattoos. He was also asked about his work history and very little about us (his family). He was told we would have a decision in two weeks. I know it's been only 2 weeks now but I am just very anxious to hear anything. Has anybody experienced anything similar? I would like to hear other experiences. We have been married for 6 years and have a 7 year old son who has been asking non-stop about his daddy. It's been 4 months since he's been away from home. Any feedback is greatly appreciated.
  24. Hi Guys, I had my visa interview for a B2 at the US embassy in London on November 7th 2017. The interview seemed to go smoothly, I wasn't missing or asked for any further documents and he seemed very content with my reasons for applying for a B2 visa. At the end of the interview he said "ok, thank you, you will get your passport back in around 7 business days" - to which I responded, so it's approved? He confirmed "yes, it's approved". Since the interview I checked the status online and it stated my visa is in Administrative Processing. I have read a number of horror stories online about AP, so now I am absolutely terrified I won't be getting my passport for weeks / months! Why if it is approved, would they put it in AP? I noticed online that there aren't many posts / queries on AP in London, so it leads me to feel that this isn't a common occurrence in the London embassy. Anybody have any knowledge on this + are my worries misplaced? Many thanks, Piers
  25. 12 Oct 2017 -- appeared for interview for visitor Visa 12 Oct 2017 -- received blue slip to submit documents to mumbaitech@state.gov 22 Oct 2017 -- Submitted all documents to mumbaitech@state.gov , no acknowledgement received 3 Nov 2017 -- Contacted support-india@ustraveldocs.com via phone. They said to send them email with the scanned blue slip and documents again 5 Nov 2017 -- got response from support-india@ustraveldocs.com that my case is under processing 28 Nov 2017-- no update from mumbaitech@state.gov or support-india@ustraveldocs.com 28 Nov 2017 -- sent documents again to mumbaitech@state.gov using different ID and received automated acknowledgement saying they will review and get back to me. 10 Feb 2018 followed up again and received same standard response that my application is in administrative processing